Look at all the flags and all the banners waving – open up our arms, a magic kingdom, open-armed and greet us all.
Naughty boys in nasty schools, headmaster’s breaking all the rules, having fun and playing fools, smashing up the woodwork tools.
Don’t leave me high, don’t leave me dry.
Can’t stop now, don’t you know I ain’t never gonna let you go, don’t go.
When it all came down on a Saturday night, should I choose a side at 9th and Pine?
PRhyme, PRhyme, I’m in my permanent prime, I ain’t never falling off.
I like to wait to see how things turn out if you apply some pressure.
We can deal with rockets and dreams, but reality, what does it mean?
Rock, rock, ’til you drop. Rock, rock, never stop.
And you’re leaving me, yeah you’re leaving me. You’re leaving me with a hated identity.
My hip-hop will rock and shock the nation like the Emancipation Proclamation. Weak MCs approach with slang that’s dead – you might as well run into the wall and bang your head.
I have a flask but I do not have the wine. I have a suit but I do not have a dime.
We’re going nowhere, but nowhere, nowhere’s on our way.
I want leverage, ice cold beverage, money I can’t count, I blacked out standing on Mount Everest.
Too much walking, shoes worn thin. Too much trippin’ and my soul’s worn thin.
Louie Louie, oh no, me gotta go. Aye-yi-yi-yi, I said Louie Louie, oh baby, me gotta go.
You wanna hear about my new obsession? I’m riding high upon a deep depression. I’m only happy when it rains.
My heart’s on the brink, I thought you should know, and my body shakes, every time you show.
It’s the time of the season for loving.
In touch with the ground, I’m on the hunt I’m after you. A scent and a sound, I’m lost and I’m found, and I’m hungry like the wolf.
She’s just a cosmic girl, from another galaxy.
Dear New York, I hope you’re doing well. I know a lot’s happened and you’ve been through hell.
They rally round the family with a pocket full of shells.
I’m shrewd about decimals and my man’ll speak patois, and I can speak rap star.
Oh, has the world changed, or have I changed?
It wasn’t a rock – it was rock lobster.
But it all just came and went faster than I could, have the time to separate the bad from good.
Hush, hush, I thought I heard her calling my name now.
You’re perfect in the way, a perfect end today.
Oh man, wonder if he’ll ever know he’s in the best selling show. Is there life on Mars?
When you attack, I fall back in the wind like the lotus – put the soul in the track like my name was Otis.
Feel good from morning till the end of the day.
It’s weird at my school.
A pirate with a tune on a holiday. Ol’ lazy mister moon want a getaway. And isn’t that a moon for a milky way?
Safe in the heat of the moment, a stillness that comes to me when I’m close to you.
This is my generation.
Bass in your face, not an eight track, gettin’ it good to the wood so the people give you some a dat.
Sweet sweet wild honey bee, eat up eat up eat up honey.
Rock the Casbah.
Tell me what is my life without your love, tell me who I am without you by my side.
Goddamn right it’s a beautiful day.
He’s a pinball wizard, there has got to be a twist – a pinball wizard’s got such a supple wrist.
Just say I’m all alone, just say where am I going? Just say the phone rang once today for a wrong number.
Truth is here, the truth is here.
I’ll tell you once more before I get off the floor: don’t bring me down.
I know it’s up for me if you steal my sunshine.
Don’t you want somebody to love? Don’t you need somebody to love?
Everybody makes mistakes, but I feel all right when I come undone.
Hey, hey, we’re The Monkees and people say we monkey around. But we’re too busy singing to put anybody down.
Stop! In the name of love, before you break my heart.
This is the point from which I could never return, and if I back down now then forever I burn.
Girl, I want to be with you all of the time – all day and all of the night.
And I went crazy again today, looking for a strand to climb, looking for a little hope.
You gotta go where you want to go, do what you want to do.
Selfish as you are cannot be undone – you wouldn’t let me let myself become a person.
Take me to the river, drop me in the water.
Take a look around you, you might not like what you see. Yeah, we’re all comfortably living in a privileged society.
I’m leaving you darling and I won’t be back. I found something better somewhere down the track.
I wanna rock and roll all night and party every day.
I’m big and important – one angry dwarf and 200 solemn faces for you.
Won’t someone help me to break up this crown – let’s all drink to the death of a clown.
This crowd is tight, tight. Gonna party all night, night.
I like it when you take control, even if you know that you don’t own me, I’ll play the role.
I am a reverend of irreverence, I’m a shill for any sacrilege.
Wake up in the morning and it’s hard to live.
In the hood, it’s against all odds, you spit 16 bars.
I will never be satisfied until it ends in tears.
Don’t ask me, because I don’t know why, but it’s like that, and that’s the way it is.
Spotlight hits the metal mic, majority stare – heard the Wu snare, while my iris cut down the glare.
Can’t forget the flashing, can’t forget the smashing, the sending and the bending, the atmosphere re-entry.
Too many teardrops for one heart to be crying.
What’s so funny ’bout peace, love and understanding?
I am a passenger, and I ride and I ride.
Got to get a hold of myself, got to make believe I don’t care.
Once I thought my innocence was gone – now I know that happiness goes on.
You might think I’m crazy – all I want is you.
When you cross my mind, you best look both ways ‘cause my personality’s bigger than yours.
It’s close to midnight and something evil’s lurking in the dark. Under the moonlight you see a sight that almost stops your heart.
Gonna get drunk, don’t you have no fear – I want one bourbon, one scotch, one beer.
I’m hungry and the hunger will linger, I eat sixteen saltine crackers then I lick my fingers.
Feeling down and dirty, feeling kinda mean, I’ve been from one to another extreme.
Feelin’ my wrath, venturing through parts of the South so dirty you’ll want to be given a bath.
How long, how long must we sing this song?
I won’t spend another day in this heart attack city, it’s messed up here and everything’s money.
Made up my mind to make a new start, going to California with an aching in my heart.
I ain’t freaking, I ain’t faking this – shut up and let me go.
Volcano girls, we really can’t be beat – warm us up and watch us blow.
Listen to me scream and shout, ‘cause all my teeth are falling out.
I’m living in a nightmare can’t you see, I need some musical therapy.
Down on the corner, out in the street, Willy and the Poor Boys are playing, bring a nickel, tap your feet.
X gonna give it to you.
You know with love comes strange currencies, and here is my appeal.
You make me feel just like I’m insane, yeah, and you’re trouble. You’re trouble.
Let us close our eyes – outside their lives go on much faster. Oh, we wont give in, we’ll keep living in the past.
Watch your step, kid (yo, you best protect ya neck).
All about that personality crisis, you got it while it was hot. But now frustration and heartache is what you got.
When they see me, they say, “Who dat ovah there?” Just a lil dude with a head full of hair.
This ain’t no holiday, but it always turns out this way.
These eyes cry every night for you.