I don't live to work, I work to live
And live at the weekend
And maybe spend a week in the sun
I come home, wet the bed
Throw my sheets out the window
Then Sunday morning comes

Stereophonics - Last of the Big Time Drinkers lyrics meaning

Meaning

Here's the crux of the song: 'I don't live to work, I work to live, and live at the weekend' - A career is not a priority for them: they only work to get money so they can enjoy life at the weekend.

This is followed by a fairly disgusting admission of crashing home, wetting the bed and throwing the sheets out the window. Again, there's that pride in the destructive powers of alcohol - and still it's followed by 'I can't wait for my next drink'.

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