Desperate But Not Serious

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"Desperate But Not Serious" was the third single and music video from Adam Ant's first solo album, Friend or Foe. and was released on 19 November 1982. It peaked at number 33 on the UK Singles Chart, and number 66 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. Both the studio version and a live version of "Desperate But Not Serious" appear on the double Adam Ant compilation, Antmusic: The Very Best of Adam Ant.


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If I ask you difficult questions
If I make improper suggestions
Would you find that a risk to your health
Would you put me up on the bookshelf
With the books and the plants?

Desperate but not serious
Your kisses drive me delirious

If I were kind and adoring
How would that be? 
Very boring Mister Pressman 
With your penknife always asking about my sex life
and who with and how many times?

Desperate but not serious
Your kisses drive me delirious

All the advice seems so unkind
"If you don't stop, you will go blind!"
They tell you it's none of their business
and console you with a big kiss
on the lips and on the back of your neck
(oh heck!)

Desperate but not serious
Your kisses drive me delirious
Desperate but not serious
Your kisses drive me delirious

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Adam Ant

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard, 3 November 1954, Marylebone, London) is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of New Wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring ten UK top ten hits between 1980 and 1983, including three No.1s. Ant was also a star in America where he not only scored a string of hit singles and albums, but was once voted sexiest man in America by the viewers of MTV. He is also an actor, having appeared in over two dozen films or television episodes between 1985 and 2003. more »

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