"Funplex" as written by and Rick James Alonzo Miller....
I'm a pleasure seeker, shoppin' for a new distraction
I'm a pleasure seeker, lookin' for some platinum action
I'm a pleasure seeker, movin' to the music
I'm a pleasure seeker, lookin' for the real thing

Chandalabra's in a wonder-bra
Chris barn runway, a real draw
Faster pussycat, thrill, thrill
I'm at the mall on a diet pill

[Chorus]
Oh, broke my heart at the funplex
Yes you did, yes you did
Oh, broke my heart at the funplex,
Yes you did, yes you did

The taco tiki hut is where we're all gonna meet
Underneath the chandelier at the ATM machine
Oh honey, is it all about money?

Hey Lady
What?
What lady?
That lady?
No!

Private property, hippy be quiet
Your peace sign t-shirt could cause a riot
Faster, faster can't get enough
What the hell will I do with this stuff?

I'm your daytime waitress at the taco tiki hut
I'm your daytime waitress here's your stupid 7-Up
You kicked my heart going up and down the escalator
You blew me off and now you've lost the real thing

[Chorus]

You know fashion frenzy
(Panic at the funplex)
Gets me higher and higher
No will power and my wallet's on fire

(Panic at the funplex)
Fashion frenzy gets me higher and higher
No will power and my wallet's on fire

[Chorus]

The taco tiki hut is where we're all gonna meet
Underneath the chandelier at the ATM machine
Oh honey, is it all about money?

Oh, broke my heart
Oh, broke my heart
Panic at the funplex

Misery at the funplex
And there's too much sex
Faster, faster, thrill, thrill
Too much to do
It's time for a pill


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"Funplex" as written by Rick James Alonzo Miller

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    General CommentThis song is so absolutely catchy, I love it! But what EXACTLY is it about?
    FastFallerSkyon March 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is a riot. i hope the rest on the album are as good as this.
    blahblahblah99on March 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about how the B52s have suddenly become elderly and have taken to ranting about damn kids and their sex and malls and the like
    bibloon March 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYou know, if you watch the music video, they kinda resemble the four horsemen of the Apocalypse. I kinda find it scary the fact that the B-52's are back. So close to 2012, I don't wanna take any chances.
    Disgaeaon May 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbiblo, that's only part of the story! I think the B-52s are acting out different characters you might see in the mall, like crazed shoppers ("my wallet's on fire", "i'm a pleasure seeker"), crotchety old people ("the world's going to hell"), grumpy/rude waitresses ("here's your stupid 7-up"), and.....security personnel? i don't know what the whole "private property! hippie, be quiet!" thing was about. anyway. that's my take.
    enny_buddyon September 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commentenny_buddy nailed it. It's like scenes from a mall.

    Song's very catchy, but then, most B-52's songs are!
    mtmooreon September 17, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"That horrible smell" is supposed to be a grease fire in the mall's food court, as seen in the video. But it could also represent the stenches which are supposed to be characteristic of hell.

    Cindy sometimes varies her lyrics slightly live. ;-)
    thatsnomoonon September 14, 2010   Link

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