The man on the television said I
need to drink this, and sleep with
that, in order to be cool. And
you know that I would do almost
anything, to be like that guy on
TV. I know that if I had just the
right outfit and a hairstyle that
could be me. Don't you know
you can't be cool if you dress
dumb, I need to have that 'cause
everybody's got one. I think I'll
start smoking, that would make
me intellectual, that's what I've
always wanted to be. I need to
lift weights, that would make me
more sexual, and that would be
good for me.

In America it's wonderful, all
you have to do is fake it. Own
anything you want, all you
have to do is take it. Live for
today, don't think about
tomorrow, have a good time in

What are you looking at, you
better not make me mad. I'll drive
by your house and shoot your
dog, and mom, and dad. I don't
need you or the Bible or anything
to tell me what is the law. With a
good enough lawyer I can do
anything in Beautiful America.

I want to be in America, Okay
for me in America,
everything's free in America,
for a small fee in America.

Lyrics submitted by John M, edited by MixPix, zehnra

Beautiful America Lyrics as written by Stephen Sondheim Leonard Bernstein

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  • +2
    General Commentthis song doesn't really make five iron look sinful. it's clearly a satire of american society.
    these words are all sarcastic. fif's humor is great. awesome song.
    oksweeton December 27, 2010   Link

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