26 letters from A to Z
L-A-U-G-H, E and there's S
put them in an order and
they become words
words become a sentence
we'll add nouns and verbs

i'd like to show you a million things
i'd like to make the world for you a better place
but when it pours, it really rains, so
put on your boots, and let's play

ants live in a jungle
leave a trail to their homes
so they can find their way back
if they're ever alone

monkeys in the trees
they eat bananas too fast
lions and the tigers they
hunt in the grass

i'd like to show you a million things
i'd like to make the world for you a better place
but when it pours, it really rains, so
put on your boots, and let's play

how come all the rulers of this earth
get off on teaching something strong(?)
please learn to rule with your head, not your fist
and those lessons that you learn will carry on

i'd like to show you a million things
i'd like to make the world for you a better place
but when it pours, it really rains, so
put on your boots, and let's play

it's a long long way to go now
i'll be there if you call
it's a long long way to go now
i'll be there if you call


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Lions And Tigers song meanings
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    General CommentNo wonder this hasn't got any comments... it's the weirdest S-K song ever. Does not sound like them at all. Did she write this for her kid? 'Cause it sounds like some sort of jingle you'd get at the start of a children's show. Decent song, I guess.... but not your usual s-k stuff!
    snoopfroggyfroggon September 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti actually deleted this song at first bc i thought it must have said "sleater-kinney" by accident...but nope it's theirs. weird. idk. it has to be for corin's son.
    chinesefoodon April 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYes, it's on the bonus disk for one beat. I don't think it sounds so different, just listen to the album "The hot rock" or some of the songs on All Hands. I think it's sweet.
    huilaion August 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commentcorin has said that she wrote this song for her son
    lasurferrosaon January 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think its cute. Its definitely for her son. Its her promise as a mother.
    kheartson August 31, 2011   Link
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    MemoryI called in to a radio-interview with Corin a few years back and asked her about this song. I'd suspected it was written for her son. She said, however, that it was mostly Carrie's work. She wanted to write something for the new addition to their complex Sleater-Kinney "family." Super, super sweet when you know the story :)
    cdanaebon January 05, 2015   Link

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