"We Care A Lot" as written by and Chuck Mosley Bill Gould....
We care a lot
We care a lot

We care a lot about disasters, fires, floods and killer bees
We care a lot about the NASA shuttle falling in the sea
We care a lot about starvation and the food that Live Aid bought
We care a lot about disease, baby Rock, Hudson, rock, yeah

We care a lot
We care a lot

We care a lot about the gamblers and the pushers and the freaks
We care a lot about the people who live on the street
We care a lot about the welfare of all the boys and girls
We care a lot about you people 'cause we're out to save the world, yeah

It's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Its a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it

It's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it

We care a lot about the army, navy, air force and marines
We care a lot about the NY, SF and LAPD
We care a lot about you people
We care a lot about your guns
We care a lot about the wars you're fighting gee that looks like fun

We care a lot about the cabbage patch, the smurfs, and DMC
We care a lot about Madonna and we cop for Mr.T
We care a lot about the little things, the bigger things we top
We care a lot about you people yeah you bet we care a lot, yeah

It's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it

Said, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it
Oh, it's a dirty job but someones gotta do it


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"We Care a Lot" as written by Chuck Mosley Bill Gould

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  • +3
    General CommentMoseley is actually a great vocalist, but his style suited punk much better. Listen to the Crab Song by FNM from Introduce Yourself, its probably their best Moseley-Era song.
    Volanaroon September 06, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is hilarious. It makes fun of celebrities who make it to the top and suddenly have nowhere else to go to feel like good, productive people, so they branch out into charity work and try to "save the world." I like how it starts out normal "disasters, fires, floods" and gets absurd by the end of the first line: They care about "killer bees," and finally just gets downright ridiculous "We care a lot about Transformers because there's more than meets the eye."

    Terrific.
    iamchipdouglason December 16, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentChuck Mosley definitely had a good voice for punk. But I think that was the problem, the rest of the band just wasn't punk, and it didn't really work with many songs other than this one.

    Without a doubt my favorite genre in music is punk, but Mike Patton suited Faith No More so much better technically that there's just no comparing Mosley to him. I agree mostly with mykal77, when you hear Patton cover this song you realize how badly he outclassed Mosley even at his own game.

    It's a pity Mike Patton changed so much over the years though. There were a couple of good tracks on Peeping Tom, but half the time he tries so hard to be strange that his music ends up lame, and it's annoying to listen to knowing how much talent he has. He's just gone way over the top but I guess that's his schtick now.

    As for the meaning of this song, I think it's about people who get caught up in the news and go on a morality rampage to place themselves on a moral high ground, so they feel superiority & self worth.
    Or alternatively, I think it could be about apathy in our society.
    Taffinon September 30, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentReally, no one has said this yet?

    I don't think this is about celebrities at all, at least, not in the way you guys are thinking. This is about politicians who will say anything to secure votes. It's sarcasm from the politician's point of view. This verse here,

    "We care a lot about the army navy air force and marines
    We care a lot about the SF, NY and LAPD
    We care a lot about you people, about your guns
    about the wars you're fighting gee that looks like fun"

    These are the exact platforms that political candidates run on. Military, police, American freedoms, and wars. Not sure where you'll all getting celebrities out of this.
    WeWillFallTogetheron October 15, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat?
    moe2000on May 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like mosley's voice
    bongoon October 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbtw roddy bottum (keyboards) wrote the lyrics
    bongoon November 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmosley is ok, but meh... he sounds funny in this song
    MardyAsson March 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentChuck Mosley was a total dude.
    bukkakeon March 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentRight...in honor of Mosley, I\'m putting Introduce Yourself on. And the song is self explanitory.
    Molon_ukon April 22, 2005   Link

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