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Warm Leatherette

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"Warm Leatherette" is a 1978 single by The Normal. The lyrics and sleeve reference J. G. Ballard’s novel Crash. The song was later recorded by Grace Jones.

A tear of petrol is in your eye/
The handbrake penetrates your thigh/
Quick/Let's make love/Before you die/
On warm/Leatherette.

The song has also been covered by artists PankowDie Tödliche DorisSleep ChamberVitalicChicks on SpeedSleep ChamberDive, and in 2006 Trent Reznor with Peter Murphy.

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