The Cheaper Than Therapy Lyrics

 

1. Bruno's Song
2. Permanent Lent
3. I Liked You Better When You Drank
4. My Name Is Tommy
5. Everything But Love
6. One Hand Clapping
7. You Can't
8. Jagoff
9. Girl With A Crewcut
10. Nail In His Head
11. Everywhere That I'm Not
12. Legacy
13. Out Of Control
14. Manacan
15. Pint Of The Rationalizer

 

BRUNO'S SONG

HE WAS BORN IN A LITTLE TOWN IN ITALY SPENT HIS YOUTH RUNNING FROM HITLER'S NAZI'S HE CAME TO AMERICA FOR A BRAND NEW START A LITTLE ITALIAN BOY WITH A GREAT BIG HEART HE SETTLED DOWN AND FOUND SOME WORK LIVING RIGHT HERE IN PITTSBURGH I WANT TO BE LIKE BRUNO SAMARTINO ROUGH AND TOUGH BAD ENOUGH KNOWN AROUND THE WORLD HE'S PUMPING IRON AND SWEATING STEEL HE STARTED OUT WRESTLING WHEN IT WAS FOR REAL EVERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON I WAS GLUED TO MY TV FOR STUDIO WRESTLING HOSTED BY CHILLY BILLY THE CROWD WENT WILD WHEN THEY HEARD THE WORDS CHILLY BILLY SAYS THEY'RE RUNNING THE ROPES I WANT TO BE LIKE BRUNO SAMARTINO ROUGH AND TOUGH BAD ENOUGH KNOWN AROUND THE WORLD JUMPING JOHNNY DEFAZIO BOBBY HURRICANE HUNT CRUSHER LAZOWSKI WE'RE ALL BETTER THAN HULK HOGAN HE'S THE WORLD'S ONLY LIVING LEGEND A MANS MAN SENT TO US STRAIGHT FROM HEAVEN A TRUE WORLD CHAMPION WITH A LOT OF CLASS I SAW HIM JUST THE OTHER DAY HE CAN STILL KICK YOUR ASS THE CROWD WENT WILD WHEN THEY HEARD THE WORDS RINGSIDE ROSIE SAYS THEY'RE RUNNING THE ROPES I WANT TO BE LIKE BRUNO SAMARTINO ROUGH AND TOUGH BAD ENOUGH KNOWN AROUND THE WORLD

 

EVERYTHING BUT LOVE

I CAN GIVE YOU THE WORLD DIAMONDS AND PEARLS I COULD GIVE THE STARS ABOVE AND THE MOON BUT THAT'S NOT LOVE I CAN GIVE YOU EVERYTHING EVERYTHING BUT LOVE I GIVE IT AWAY EVERYTHING I MADE YOU KEEP FINDING THINGS TO BUY JUST TO KEEP YOU OCCUPIED I CAN GIVE YOU EVERYTHING EVERYTHING BUT LOVE YOU GOT IT ALL EVEN THE BALLS YOU SAY THAT YOU'RE INSECURE WITH THE MONEY AND THE FURS I CAN GIVE YOU EVERYTHING EVERYTHING BUT LOVE

 

GIRL WITH A CREWCUT

WHEN I FIRST SAW HER MY HEART BEGAN TO MELT BLACK LEATHER PANTS AND A CHAIN FOR A BELT SHE WALKED UP TO ME AND STUCK HER TONGUE DOWN MY THROAT I THOUGHT I TASTED METAL AND I BEGAN TO CHOKE CAUSE SHE'S THE GIRL WITH A CREWCUT AND A PIERCED TONGUE WHEN WE GET TOGETHER WE HAVE LOTS OF FUN GIRL WITH A CREWCUT AND A PIERCED TONGUE AND I WANT TO MAKE HER MINE A VERY SPECIAL LADY WITH A LOT OF CLASS SHE HAS NAMES OF EX-BOYFRIENDS TATOOED ON HER CALVES SHE WANTS TO ADD MINE CAUSE SHE SAYS THAT I'M THE BEST BUT THERES NO ROOM ON HER LEGS SO SHE'LL PUT IT ON HER CHEST CAUSE SHE'S THE GIRL WITH A CREWCUT AND A PIERCED TONGUE WHEN WE GET TOGETHER WE HAVE LOTS OF FUN GIRL WITH A CREWCUT AND A PIERCED TONGUE AND I WANT TO MAKE HER MINE THEY SAY THAT LOVE IS BLIND THIRTEEN BODY PIERCINGS BABY I DON'T MIND CAUSE SHE'S THE GIRL WITH A CREWCUT AND A PIERCED TONGUE GIRL GIRL GIRL GIRL

 

I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK

ALWAYS A HIT AT THE PARTIES EVERYBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME STAY OUT ALL NIGHT LONG COME HOME SLEEP ALL DAY YOU NEVER SHOW YOUR FACE YOU DONT COME AROUND THINGS HAVE REALLY CHANGED SINCE YOU PUT THE BOTTLE DOWN I LIKED YOU BETTER BEFORE YOU CHANGED I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU WERE INSANE I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK YOU USE TO BE REALLY WILD NOW YOU ACT SO SEDATED LAY AROUND ON THE COUCH YOU BECOME DOMESTICATED AH MAN WHAT HAPPEN TO YOU YOU KNOW THAT AINT LIVING NOW YOUR JUST STANDING STILL WHEN YOU SHOULD BE SPINNING I LIKED YOU BETTER BEFORE YOU CHANGED I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU WERE INSANE I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK GOT A JOB SOME MONEY IN THE BANK YOUR DEALING WITH REALITY I LIKED YOU MORE WHEN YOU DRANK AT LEAST YOU HAD A PERSONALITY YOU TELL ME HOW YOU FEEL BETTER SINCE YOU HEARD THE CALL NOW THAT YOUR CLEAN AND SOBER NO MORE ALCOHOL DONT GIVE ME THAT CRAP THAT YOU FOUND JESUS GUINNESS, GIRLS AND GUNS IS ALL YOU EVER NEEDED I LIKED YOU BETTER BEFORE YOU CHANGED I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU WERE INSANE I LIKED YOU BETTER WHEN YOU DRANK

 

JAGOFF

I'VE BEEN THINKIN' 'BOUT YOU, AND THE THINGS THAT YOU DO I KEEP REACHING THE SAME CONCLUSION (SAME CONCLUSION) SHAKE MY HEAD ROLL MY EYES'CAUSE YOU'RE ONE OF THOSE GUYS WHOSE BEHAVIOR IS NOT AMUSING THERE'S A WORD FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU IN THE TOWN I'M FROM JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF NOBODY WANTS TO SEE A JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF, WHY DO YOU HAVE TO BE A... WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE, WHEN YOU'RE DOWN AT THE BAR HOLD YOUR COURT AND ACT OH SO CLEVER (OH SO CLEVER) FEEL JUST LIKE I COULD HURL WHEN YOU FLIRT WITH MY GIRL DON'T YOU UNDERSTAND SHE WOULD NEVER BE SEEN WIT CHOO, SHE WOULD DITCH YOU TIME TO GET YOU GONE JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF, NOBODY WANTS TO SEE A JAGOFF WHY DO YOU HAVE TO BE A... WHEN WE'RE ON THE PARKWAY, CUT ME OFF IN MY LANE THAT'S THE WAY YOU GET ON MY LAST NERVE (ON MY LAST NERVE) FLIP THE BIRD AND INSULT AS IF I WAS AT FAULT SOMEDAY YOU'LL GET JUST WHAT YOU DESERVE THERE IS NO CURE, ACTING SO SURE THINK I KNOW YOUR NAME JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF NOBODY WANTS TO SEE A JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF, WHY DO YOU HAVE TO BE A... JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF YOU'VE BEEN A JAGOFF TOO LONG JAGOFF 'CAUSE YOU'RE A JAGOFF DON'T BE A JAGOFF GO BACK TO WHERE YOU CAME FROM

 

LEGACY

LEGACY WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN TO ME LEGACY GENETIC GRATUITY LEGACY I JUST TRY TO BE ME LEGACY IT'S A FAMILY CONSPIRACY I REMEMBER WHAT MY FATHER SAID TO ME KNOCK IT OFF TAKE OUT THE GARBAGE GET OUTTA THE HOUSE KNOCK IT OFF TAKE OUT THE GARBAGE ARE YOU A MAN OR A MOUSE LEGACY A DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY TREE LEGACY WILL IT BE YOU OR ME LEGACY I JUST GOTTA BE FREE LEGACY DNA WITH GRAVY I REMEMBER WHAT MY FATHER SAID TO ME KNOCK IT OFF TAKE OUT THE GARBAGE GET OUTTA THE HOUSE KNOCK IT OFF TAKE OUT THE GARBAGE ARE YOU A MAN OR A MOUSE

 

MANACAN

LONELY HEARTS AND PUNTS TO THE MOON MR. LODGE HOW DO YOU DO BETTY AND VERONICA ROCKIN' TO THE BEAT REGGIE AND JUGHEAD BETWEEN THE SHEETS MY MAN-A-CAN CAN HE'S OUR MAN MY MAN-A-CAN CAN NOT MADE IN JAPAN LONELY HEARTS AND PUNTS TO THE MOON DO NOT FORSAKE ME AT HIGH NOON SO MANY GAPS GOTTA FILL THE SPACES EVERYONE I MEET HAS DICK TRACY FACES MY MAN-A-CAN CAN HE'S OUR MAN MY MAN-A-CAN CAN HE'S AN EVERYMAN LONELY HEARTS AND PUNTS TO THE MOON YOU USE A FORK I'LL USE A SPOON BETTY AND VERONICA DANCIN TO THE BEAT REGGIE AND JUGHEAD BETWEEN THE SHEETS MY MAN-A-CAN CAN HE'S OUR MAN MY MAN-A-CAN CAN HE'S AN EVERYMAN

 

MY NAME IS TOMMY

MY NAME IS TOMMY AND YOU CAN WEAR MY CLOTHES MY NAME IS TOMMY SO KEEP THE FACT EXPOSED MY NAME IS TOMMY I HAVE DESIGNS ON YOU MY NAME IS TOMMY AND YOU CAN BE TOMMY TOO BACK TO SCHOOL PRESSURE FROM YOUR PEERS BUT YOU CAN TELL'EM ALL YOU DON'T SHOP AT SEARS A FEW BUCKS MORE YOU CAN BE MY WHORE THE BEST FORTY DOLLAR T-SHIRT THAT YOU EVER WORE MY NAME IS TOMMY AND YOU CAN WEAR MY CLOTHES MY NAME IS TOMMY SO KEEP THE FACT EXPOSED MY NAME IS TOMMY I HAVE DESIGNS ON YOU MY NAME IS TOMMY AND YOU CAN BE TOMMY TOO TAKE THE IMAGE SWALLOW IT WHOLE FOLLOWING MY STATUS SYMBOL MIND CONTROL SMELL MY COLOGNE A DESIGNER SCENT NOW I REALIZE WHAT P.T. BARNUM MEANT MY NAME IS TOMMY AND YOU CAN WEAR MY CLOTHES MY NAME IS TOMMY SO KEEP THE FACT EXPOSED MY NAME IS TOMMY I HAVE DESIGNS ON YOU MY NAME IS TOMMY AND YOU CAN BE TOMMY TOO HILFIGER THIS AND HILFIGER THAT HE'LL FIGURE OUT ANOTHER WAY TO STRIP YOU OF YOUR CASH WITH TOMMY BOYS AND TOMMY GIRLS WE'LL LIVE IN ONE GREAT BIG TOMMY WORLD THAT'S THE WAY THAT THE STORY GOES THAT'S THE WAY THAT THE STORY GOES I'M THE WOLF AND YOU'RE THE SHEEP IN MY CLOTHES IT'S GOOD TO BE RICH IT'S GREAT TO BE FAMOUS THANKS FOR LETTING EVERYBODY KNOW WHAT MY NAME IS

 

NAIL IN HIS HEAD

WHATS UP WITH THE T.V. ITS DRIVING ME INSANE HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEWS LATELY ITS MESSING WITH MY BRAIN NOW I CANT SLEEP DONT WANT TO GO TO BED I'M WAITING FOR THE MAN WITH A NAIL IN HIS HEAD FILM AT ELEVEN THE NEWSMAN SAID THIS JUST IN A MAN WITH A NAIL IN HIS HEAD NAIL IN HIS HEAD THEY DO IT FOR THE RATINGS NOT WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE SENSATIONAL TELEVISION MAKES FOR GOOD T.V. PEOPLE DONT KILL THEY SAY NAIL GUNS DO SO BRING BACK MR. GREENJEANS I NEED MY CAPTAIN KANGAROO FILM AT ELEVEN THE NEWSMAN SAID THIS JUST IN A MAN WITH A NAIL IN HIS HEAD NAIL IN HIS HEAD I DONT BELIEVE IT IT CANT BE TRUE JUST ANOTHER IDIOT ON THE NEWS

 

ONE HAND CLAPPING

ONE HAND CLAPPING DOESNT MAKE ALOT OF SOUND THAT'S ALL I HEAR SINCE YOU ARE NOT AROUND THINGS BEEN QUIET SINCE THE DAY YOU LEFT ME BELIEVE ME GIRL THAT THE SILENCE IS DEAFENING THIS IS THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING THE SOUND THAT I HEAR WHENEVER I FEEL BLUE THIS IS THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING I HEAR IT NOW BECAUSE I'M MISSING YOU IN MY SOLITUDE I HEAR A DISTANT NOISE BUT IT'S JUST YOU WITH ALL YOUR OTHER BOYS YOU'RE THROUGH WITH ME YOU'RE THROUGH THE DOOR APPLAUSE HAS FADED INTO SILENCE FROM A ROAR (CHORUS) ONE HAND CLAPPING ONE HAND CLAPPING ONE HAND CLAPPING LET'S CLAP WISH I COULD BE A FLY UPON YOUR WALL BUT I SIT AT HOME JUST WAITING FOR YOUR CALL THINK ABOUT WHO'S SPELL YOU'RE UNDER DON'T REALLY CARE BUT ALL THE SAME I WONDER THIS IS THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING THE SOUND THAT I HEAR WHENEVER I FEEL BLUE THIS IS THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING I HEAR IT NOW BECAUSE I'M MISSING YOU

 

OUT OF CONTROL

I'M ALL MESSED UP AND I'M OUT OF CONTROL I GOT A WORLD OF PROBLEMS THAT NO ONE KNOWS I'M TAKING PILLS THAT FRY MY BRAIN AND MY HEART IS RACING LIKE A RUNAWAY TRAIN TRY TO SAVE MY SANITY MONTHS AND MONTHS OF THERAPY I NEED MY MEDICATION I'M OUT OF CONTROL ALL MESSED UP I DON'T KNOW WHO I AM I GOT A MIND OF A CHILD AND A BODY OF A MAN A HANDFUL OF DOCTORS WHO CANT EXPLAIN WHY THESE PILLS CANT MAKE ME SANE TRY TO SAVE MY SANITY MONTHS AND MONTHS OF THERAPY I NEED MY MEDICATION I'M OUT OF CONTROL XANAX VALIUM PROZAC YUM YUM CANT SEE CANT SPEAK CANT STAY AWAKE CANT FALL ASLEEP I NEED MY MEDICATION I'M OUT OF CONTROL HE'S OUT OF CONTROL I'M OUT OF CONTROL

 

PERMANENT LENT

PERMANENT LENT AHHH HE WANTED TO GET MARRIED TO BE ALL GROWN UP HE KNEW WHAT HE WAS GETTING BUT HE HAD NO IDEA WHAT HE HAD TO GIVE UP THEY WERE ONCE SO HAPPY THEY WERE SUCH LOVEBIRDS NOW IT'S A LIFE SENTENCE AND THE ONLY EXCLAMATION POINT COMES AFTER THE WORDS PERMANENT LENT CAN'T GO TO THE BALLGAME CAN'T GO TO THE SHOW THE WIFE BAROMETER READING SAYS THE PRESSURE'S SLOWLY RISING AND THE ANSWER IS NO NOW HIS LIFE'S A SMALL ROOM AND FOUR WALLS HAVE BEEN BUILT A LIFE OF SACRIFICES AND THE FEELING OF FUN IS NOW A FEELING OF GUILT PERMANENT LENT IN THIS IS A LESSON THAT TOO LATE HE HAS LEARNED REMEMBER MAN THAT YOU ARE DUST AND UNTO DUST HE HAS RETURNED

 

PINT OF THE RATIONALIZER

TRAY OF BEERS ROLL ON BY, KICK START MY BRAIN, I HEAR THEM SIGH, AHEAD BY TWO ROUNDS, AN ALL NIGHT DJ, A LOOK OF LONELINESS HAS DECIDED TO STAY CHORUS: POUR ME A PINT OF THE RATIONALIZER, LET MY HEART WANDER AGAIN, POUR ME A PINT OF THE RATIONALIZER, FOR THESE SINS I MAKE NO AMENDS HOLDING MY GLASS, SURVEYING THE SCENE, TALKING TO NO ONE, HOPELESS DREAMS, TWO O'CLOCK COMES, ANOTHER NIGHT ENDS, DRINKING AND LONELINESS HAVE DONE ME IN CHORUS

 

YOU CAN'T

I THINK IT'S GREAT YOU'RE SO COMMITTED BUT SITTING ON THE FENCE SOMETIMES IS FINE CAUSE WHEN YOU THINK YOU KNOW THE ANSWERS THEY GO AND CHANGE THE QUESTIONS ONE MORE TIME WHAT YOU WANNA DO JUST WON'T GET DONE CAUSE WE'RE ALL LOOKIN' OUT FOR NUMBER ONE NOW I KNOW YOU THINK YOU CAN BUT YOU CAN'T I SAW YOU AT THE DEMOSTRATION AND DEEP INSIDE I HAD TO LAUGH THE SENTIMENTS UPON YOUR SIGNBOARD MEANT AS MUCH AS A HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK AUTOGRAPH (CHORUS) HE WAS ON THE TV TALKIN' THE TRASH ABOUT SOME GOVERNMENT CASH AND THE WORLD WE LIVE IN I THINK IT'S EASY FLAPPIN' YOUR LIPS BUT COME TO GRIPS THAT IT'S ONE OF THIS LIFE'S GIVENS THAT MONEY TALKS AND BULLSHIT WALKS AND THE MORE YOU TRY TO REARRANGE SOME THINGS IN THIS WORLD WILL NEVER CHANGE SO GO AHEAD WITH YOUR AGENDA YOUR INNER CHILD, YOUR INNER VOICE AND WHEN I SEE YOU I'LL REMEMBER THEY SAY THAT ALL BEHAVIOR IS A CHOICE

 


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