"Collapse" as written by and Mark/doughty Degliantoni....
Mid-level manager
Says he heard about
Some mulatto girl
Shot him in the mouth,

And left him a hotel Near the mid-south offices.
He worked in distribution,
Regional vice-president.

Collapse, unload it, pop! pop!
I must accumulate, unload it,
Pop! Pop! I must accumulate.

Well the soil is rich
Competition fat
Ripe and vulnerable
Oozing from the slats

And too cash-heavy, bloated
Sitting there all puckered up.
Index of numbers is,
Scrolling upscreen, scrolling up.

Smash it down to digits.
Gut it out and break it down.
Liquid assets are Seeping down, seeping down now.
Seeping down, seeping down now.


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"Collapse" as written by Michael Doughty Mark Degliantoni

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    General Commentspittin' game to the mad fly hunnies, doughty knows where it's at. tryin' to pick up one of them advertising firm bitchez.. word up to Mikey!
    yiggie241on July 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDid you even read the words?

    I think it is about a Business man who was shot by a hooker in a motel for his money.

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    Grisnjamon July 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOnce, while on the toilet, new lyrics to this song came to my mind:

    "Crap
    Unloaded it
    Plop plop
    I must defecate."
    Mad Slanted Powerson March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOops, a typo. I meant to say "unload it".
    Mad Slanted Powerson March 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt is about a business-man killed by a prostitute.

    It is also an attack of the rat-race mentality of greedy people. He devotes his life to the idea that he must get money at all costs. She devotes her life to she must get money at all cost. Pop Pop are gun shots. The thought, "I must accumulate," is the motive of both the killer and the victim.

    In the end the stock prices of the company plummet, after it hits news that their executive was killed in an altercation a prostitute.

    Another great story song by Doughty.
    parkerdannielon November 22, 2014   Link

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