I'm leaving the Wat. Top Buddhism no longer loyal
I'm breaking my heart
As my compassion to the third world turned to greed
Bye, bye real McCoy, no ideals as if I was royal
Now, I'm a material boy
There's nothing in the world I don't think I need

Now I'm shopping, I'm not stopping
There will always be new stuff to buy
And I'll expand my needs somehow

I bought an iMac and mouse, a phone to go with my new spirit
Next step might be a house, six bedrooms and a pool just for me
I will live like a Tsar, the beggars chant won't hear it
I'll have a boat, new TV and car
And in my mouth a fat Cuban cigar

Now I'm shopping, I'm not stopping
There will always be new stuff to buy
And I'll expand my needs somehow
I'll expand my needs somehow I swear


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Material Boy Lyrics as written by Fredrik Larzon Erik Ohlsson

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    What the fuck, Im the first guy to give my opinion on this dark song, it rulez and my favourite part is "Bye Bye Real McCoy....."

    PennybridgePioneeron July 12, 2002   Link
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    God damn it the lyrics rule and its my favourite Punk-Song by far, god sweedish punk rulez, say good things about this song or prepare to die by the monkeys with cigars

    -=>Simon

    PennybridgePioneeron July 12, 2002   Link
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    This song is about materialism. Something that is prevalent in post-millenium America.

    skonkon April 18, 2004   Link
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    it's about someone who chooses to fill his/her voids by buying material goods. i guess it's something anyone can relate to. i especially like the line "now i'm shopping, i'm not stopping".

    eric_mon December 07, 2004   Link
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    gawd i dl this song and they said it was called pepper..... wondered why the lyrics didnt look the same ...... took me ages to find it but well worth it :)

    kelleron September 12, 2002   Link

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