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Robbie Williams

Tripping

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“Tripping” is a song by British pop singer Robbie Williams, it was the first single from his 2005 album Intensive Care. The single was backed with the track “Make Me Pure”, also from the same album, it was sent to radio stations around the world. Williams himself calls the song “something like a mini gangster opera” and “kind of cabaret act reggae”. The rolling rhythm of the song owes much to the early work of The Clash. During the chorus Williams reaches an extremely high disco-like head voice. Lyrically the song is a bit darker than previous songs. It tells the tale of gangsters and how they “don’t kill their own and they all love their mothers”, before an anguished chorus of “I’ve taken as much as I’m willing to take”. The opening lyrics “First they... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ The heavens above me ... Eternally ... I know it's coming there's going to be violence

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