What do you feel said the land to the farmer
Sweat on my brow the farmer replied
Sun on my skin said the springtime lover
Ball at my feet the young boy cried

And the man whose eyes were made to measure said
Proud to invest in a high yield area
Concrete and glass and a stake in the future

What do you hear said the song to the singer
Voice in the dark the singer replied
Rain in my heart said the lovelorn hearer
Jumping stars the young boy cried

And the man whose eyes were made to measure said
Ring a ding ding of a million cash registers
Making it big for a chart topping future

What do you see said the boy to his father
Bundle of mischief the father replied
Still just a baby said the loving mother
I can run like the wind the young boy cried

And the man whose mind was made to measure said
IQ subnormal, disturbed behaviour
We’ll grade him, we’ll train him
We’ll see to his future

Now look the land is broken by walls a wilderness high
The song is trapped on the turntable everyone’s queuing to buy
The restless conveyor belt keeps the boy busy from morning to night
So tell me who after all was right


Lyrics submitted by Phonophobe

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