"I Want That Thing" as written by and Peter Townshend)....
Well, would you believe
That after my mention of Ray High last week
He's been seen out and about in the big city
Until now Ray's been locked away
Struggling with a follow-up to his last mega-excess

But rumor was he couldn't even open a bottle
Without a drink inside him
There was talk of a nervous breakdown
He's even got up the nose of his sexy manager

Poor old Rastus Knight
Now has a challenged coke habit
I've always had a soft spot for Rastus
And I've often seen him looking at it

While I was away in 'Frisco
I hear Ray went into my club and sat at my table
Why thanks Ray
That put an end to happy hour

Why my place anyway, Ray?
Nobody there who's anybody cares two filo faxes
About peace and love

I heard about you Mr. Stinking, rich
Has been rodent, drinking vintage Krug
As though it was two bob a bottle
I'll be watching out for you

Free ride to the house of life
Free ride to the house of life
Free ride to the house of life

Free ride to the house of life
Free ride to the house of life
Free ride

I work hard at my job, I save and I save
I know what I deserve after all that I gave
You know I want that thing
You know I want that thing

Put aside a little money almost every day
When I think that I'm close it just gets further away
You know I want that thing
I want that thing

Free ride to the house of life
(I want that thing)
Free ride to the house of life
(I want that thing)

Free ride to the house of life
(I want that thing)
Free ride to the house of life
(I want that thing)

Free ride
(I want it, I want it, I want that thing)
Free ride

I don't know if it's truth, don't know if it's lies
Just can't be aloof to what you advertise
You know I want that thing
And I want that thing, c'mon boy

I can't wait any longer to choose
Can't get my own, gonna have to take yours from you
I want that thing, I really want that thing
I want it, I want it, I really, really, really want that thing

Free ride
(I want that thing)
Free ride
(I want that thing)

Free ride to the house of life
(I want that thing)
Free ride to the house of life
(I want that thing)
Free ride, I wanna free ride

I've planned an alternative
I will secretly commandeer one of the Grid life studios
And stage a live rock concert
For every single person wearing Grid suits
That's fifty percent of the world's population
The result will be amazing

Everyone who experiences the concert
Will slip out of their suit and come to the show
They will be drawn to it
This will produce the biggest live concert audience in history



Lyrics submitted by ButNeverOutgunned

"I Want That Thing" as written by Peter Dennis Blandfor Townshend

Lyrics © Spirit Music Group

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