I want a new idea
That comes to me
In a state of mystery

I want to make amends
To evil friends
And liars everywhere

State the obvious then shake things up
Like the optimist who sees the empty cup

I want to take control
I want to make a world
That's safe for rock n' roll
I want to walk the line
On broken glass
And shed my dirty skin

A new philosophy or state of mind
Concentrate awhile then leave the world behind

Laaaaaaaaaaauuuaaaaauuuuaaaauuuuuaaaa (x3)
Tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk
Tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk tsk

Dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo
Dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo
Dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo
Dodedo dodedo dodedo do de de de
Dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo
Dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo
Dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo dodedo
Dodedo dodedo dodedo do de de de du

State the obvious then shake things up
Like the optimist who sees the empty cup


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