Yeah!
He said his power is what's happenin'
Well I'm sure to be respected, nothin's stoppin'
him
And to move out for him, about crushin' them
And I can't get plain and simple:
It's a sick man


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He drives a tricked out, tricked out, tricked out Lexus
And he looks at the city and says I could take this


He decided to acquire what not one needs
It's so fuckin' hot that your nose bleeds
Watch you break the nose of respect
Oh you broke the nose, that is correct
The gates of hell are closing in
The victims family gon' condemn him
He says I don't trust them in hell
Yeah that'll show them


It's the sword, the jewel, imagination
Cash, culture and violence
Violence, welfare, and knowledge
Cash, culture and violence
Oh you're running and you're running on the way to distraction
Cash, culture and violence
It's the sword, the jewel, imagination
Cash, culture and violence


Poisoned like a rat who drank some stric 9 gin
I'm only mad cause he has been as low as you have been
Bare, crack military federation
Living, yeah, only to rise again
Yeah you gotta get skeptic, heard the rumble
And the legions that are timid, run, they crumble
Cause a corner ain't nothin but a concrete jungle
And lord, I wonder


It's the sword, the jewel, imagination
Cash, culture and violence
Violence, welfare, and knowledge
Cash, culture and violence
Oh you're running and you're running on the way to distraction
Cash, culture and violence
It's the sword, the jewel, imagination
Cash, culture and violence


Nickels, diamonds, can't be found
There's no one, nothing, come straight down
Psychosomatic, come down
You stopped cold from your nervous breakdown
Yeah!!


It's the sword, the jewel, imagination
Cash, culture and violence
Violence, welfare, and knowledge
Cash, culture and violence
Oh you're running and you're running on the way to distraction
Cash, culture and violence
It's the sword, the jewel, imagination
Cash, culture and violence


(Cash!! .... Culture!! Violence!!)


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    General Commentok here are the real lyrics:-
    She says his power is whats happening
    well i'll sure to be respecting nothings stopping him
    and to move up for him about crushing them
    and i'll kick you plain and simple it's a sin man
    leave it to the coroner to detect this
    and i'm sure the U.S.A to wreck this
    he drives a tricked out tricked out tricked out lexus
    and he looks at the city and says I can take this
    It's high into a corner where the one leads
    well it's so fucking high that your nose bleeds
    they watch you break the nose out of respect
    you broke the nose that is correct

    the gates of hell are they closing in
    the victims family going 'condem him'
    he said'ah don't trust them'
    yeah he'll show them

    the sword the jeel imagination
    cash culture and violence
    voilence wealth and knowledge
    cash culture and violence
    oh you're riding and you're riding on the wings of destruction
    cash culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel imagination
    cash culture and violence

    piosoned like a rat who drank some strychine gin
    how many men can say they been allow this to happen
    bureaucratic millitary federation
    living dead will need to rise again

    the delicate skipped heard the crumble
    and the legions that are timid lord they crumble
    consequently nothin but a concrete jungle
    and lord , I wonder

    the sword the jewel imagination
    cash culture and violence
    violence wealth and knowledge
    cash culture and violence
    oh you're riding and you're riding on the wings of destruction
    cash culture and violence
    the sword the jewel imagination
    cash culture and violence

    nickels diamonds can't be found
    there's no one nothing come straight down
    Psychosomatic come straight down
    you stopped cold from your nervous break down

    yeah!!!!

    the sword the jewel imagination
    cash culture and violence
    violence wealth and knowledge
    cash culture and violence
    oh you're riding and you're riding on the wings of destruction
    cash culture and violence

    (cash!!!....Culture!! violence!!)
    terraryzinon August 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMinor corrections:

    Instead of "how many men can say they been allow this to happen" it's "how many men can say they've been as low as you have been"

    and

    instead of "the delicate skipped heard the crumble" it's "the delicate skeptic heard the rumble"

    It's more clear if you listen to the bass drop mix.
    yinanon December 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like the lead singer of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones sings in the song.
    Scrip8on June 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentscrip8, you could not be more wrong....

    Bosstones lead, sounds nothing like Tim
    ThE_VANDALon July 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually ThE VANDAL, Scrip8 is right, the Bosstones singer does appear on this song, he sings the title line after the chorus, Tim sings the rest of it.

    Better get your fucking facts right before you tell people they are wrong.
    BazookaToothon August 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't know, it makes no sense.
    DJgifon October 29, 2009   Link
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    Lyric Correctionsuccess is power, here's what's happening
    without pursuit to be respected, nothing's stopping him
    and the motive of him is about crushing them
    and i'll kick it plain and simple, it's a sin ma'n
    leave it to the coroner to detect this, yes
    and assure the usa to wreck this
    he drives a tricked out tricked out lexus
    and as he looks at the city says i can take this

    a desire to aquire what everyone needs
    but i get so fucking high that your nose bleeds
    and i watch you breaking a those out of respect
    and you broke their nose and it cracked
    oh the gates of hell are closing in, and
    and the victims family is gonna condem him
    and they said 'no, don't trust him'
    and he said 'yeah, i'll show them all
    cash, culture and violence

    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and you're running and you're running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence

    legal standing can't be found
    it's the one that they call a shakedown
    psycho-simatic coming down
    and you stop cold from your nervous break-down
    you were poisoned like a rat who drank some strychnine gin
    how many men can say that have been where you have been?
    you were the living dead only to rise again
    bueracratic miltary federation
    and the delicate skeptics heard the rumble
    and the legions of attendance lord they crummble
    and they can't see really nothing but a concrete jungle

    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and you're running and you're running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence



    i listened to the bass drop remix. this is what i think the lyric are.
    dicky from the mighty bosstones sings on the album version, not on the mix version.
    JohnnyChineeseon July 15, 2011   Link
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    General Commentsuccess is power, here's what's happening
    without pursuit to be respected, nothing's stopping him
    and the motive of him is about crushing them
    and i'll kick it plain and simple, it's a sin ma'n
    leave it to the coroner to detect this, yes
    and assure the usa will wreck this
    he drives a tricked out tricked out tricked out lexus
    and as he looks at the city says i can take this

    a desire to acquire what everyone needs
    but i get so fucking high that your nose bleeds
    and i watch you breaking those out of respect
    and you broke their nose and it cracked
    oh the gates of hell are their closing in, and
    and the victims family is gonna condemn him
    and they said 'no, don't trust him'
    and he said 'yeah, i'll show them all

    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and they’re running and they’re running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence

    legal standing can't be found
    it's the one that they call a shakedown
    psycho-simatic coming down
    and you stop cold from your nervous break-down

    you were poisoned like a rat who drank some strychnine gin
    how many men can say that have been where you have been?
    you were the living dead only to rise again
    beurocratic military federation
    and the delicate skeptics heard the rumble
    and the legions of attendance lord they crummble
    and they can't see really nothing but a concrete jungle
    and lord, - I wonder

    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and they’re running and you're running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence

    yeah
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and they’re running and you're running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence


    revised
    JohnnyChineeseon July 16, 2011   Link
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    General Commentsuccess is power, here's what's happening
    without pursuit to be respected, nothing's stopping him
    and the motive of him is about crushing them
    and i'll kick it plain and simple, it's a sin ma'n
    leave it to the coroner to detect this, yes
    and assure the usa will wreck this
    he drives a tricked out tricked out tricked out lexus
    and as he looks at the city says i can take this

    a desire to acquire what everyone needs
    but i get so fucking high that your nose bleeds
    and i watch you breaking those out of respect
    and you broke their nose that is correct
    oh the gates of hell are their closing in, and
    and the victims family is gonna condemn him
    and they said 'no, don't trust him'
    and he said 'yeah, i'll show them all

    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and they’re running and they’re running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence

    legal standing can't be found
    it's the one that they call a shakedown
    psycho-simatic coming down
    and you stop cold from your nervous break-down

    you were poisoned like a rat who drank some strychnine gin
    how many men can say that have been where you have been?
    you were the living dead only to rise again
    beurocratic military federation
    and the delicate skeptics heard the rumble
    and the legions of attendance lord they crummble
    and they can't see really nothing but a concrete jungle
    and lord, - I wonder

    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and they’re running and you're running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence

    yeah
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence
    violence, wealth and knowledge
    cash, culture and violence
    and they’re running and you're running all the way to respect ya
    cash, culture and violence
    it's the sword the jewel the imagination
    cash, culture and violence

    revised 2
    JohnnyChineeseon July 16, 2011   Link

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