Warren Zevon's Gonna Die

You threw the stone and you rocked the ship.
A cigarette on an angry lip.
Doctor says: Bad news, my friend.

You never hurt no one. You never did no wrong,
But, brother, this is the end.

Cuz life sucks - then you die.
With a little luck
You kiss your
pain goodbye.
You think life is fair?
It's just a lie.
Osama bin Laden's still alive
And Warren Zevon's gonna die.

You're wearing catnip shoes in the lion's den.
Excitable Boy is on the loose again.
With your acid tongue and your poison pen.

But all your lawyers and guns, and your money, son,
Can't put you back together again.

Cuz life sucks - then you die.
You're outta luck
So kiss your fame goodbye.
You think life is fair?
It's just a lie.
Saddam Hussein is still alive
And Warren Zevon's gonna die.

Now listen here...

Now, Mr. Zevon, you're the reason I can't sleep at night.
Because of you, I'm a... a singer too
And I can't give up the fight.
Well, I remember on the radio,
When everybody else was singing quiet and slow
,
And you cut the airwaves like a knife,
And you're attitude defined my life,

And I knew it wasn't any Muskrat Love
Or an angel sent from up above
When you said:

Aaaaaaooooooooooo!

Headphones on. I lie in bed.
"Life'll Kill You" ringing in my head.
Makes me wonder how you knew.
Oh, then it all comes clear,
I raise my beer,
And I sing this toast to you:

Life sucks - then you die.
With a little luck
You kiss your
pain goodbye.
You think life is fair?
It's just a lie.
James Bond is still alive...

Life sucks - then you die.
You're outta luck
Just kiss your ass goodbye.
You think life is fair?
It's just a lie.
Boy band ballad's still survive
But Warren Zevon
Is gonna die.

(And his hair was... perfect)

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