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Subject: t/tubes/what_do_you_want_from_life
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 13:38:00 -0500

What Do You Want From Life ?      Spooner/Evans     the Tubes

Intro: [bass synth]

Bb Bb Bb F ------------------------------------| ------------------------------------| ------------------------------------| ------------------------------------| -1h3-3-3--1h3-3-3--1h3-1h3----------| ---------------------------1h3-1h3--|
[acoustic, doubled on piano] Cm -3----------------------------------------| ---6-4-3---6-4-3-----4-3-------3----------| -----------------5-------5-3-----5-3------| -------------------------------------6-5--| ------------------------------------------| ------------------------------------------|
Verse 1: Cm F What do want from life? G# G To kidnap an heiress or threaten her with a knife Cm F What do want from life? G# G To get cable TV and watch it every night Chorus 1: [faster, honky tonk] Cm F There you'll sit - a lump in your chair G# G F Where do you sleep and what do you wear when you're sleeping. Verse 2: [original tempo] Cm F What do want from life? G# G An Indian Guru to show you the inner light Cm F What do want from life? G# G A->Bb A meaningless love affair with a girl that you met tonight Bridge 1: [stately] Bb F [bkgrnd] How can you tell when you're doin' all right? (do-do-do-do) C G G->A->Bb Does your bank account swell while you're dreaming at night? Bb F How do you know when you're really in love? (do-do-do-do) C C# G# Do violins play when you're touching the one that you're loving? A G# Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh..... Verse 3: [modulates up a tone] C#m F# What do want from life? (what do you want from life) A G# Someone to love and somebody you can trust C#m F# What do want from life? (what do you want from life) A G# To try and be happy while you do the nasty things you must [Bass Synth Interlude, funky, over C#] [Wah Guitar solo over C#] C#m F# A G# What do want from life ? (what do you want from life ?) C#m F# A G# What do want from life ? (what DO you WANT from LIFE ?) [Spoken faster & faster & faster over changes. Alternate spoken lines between two "voices", huckster style.] Well, you can't have THAT - BUT if you're an American Citizen you ARE intitled to: - a heated kidney shaped pool - a microwave oven (don't watch the food cook) - a DynaGym (i'll personally demonstrate it in the privacy of your own home) - a king-size Titanic unsinkable Molly Brown waterbed with Polybendum - a fool-proof plan and an air-tight alibi - Real Simulated Indian Jewelery - a Gucci Shoe Tree - a year's supply of anti-biotics - a personally autographed picture of Randy Mantooth (*) and Bob Dylan's new unlisted phone number - a beautifully restored 3rd reich swizzle stick - RoseMary's Baby! - a dream date, in kneepads, with Paul Williams - a new Matador, a new Mastedon, a Maverick, a Mustang, a Montego - a Merc Montclair, - a Mark 4, a Meteor, a Mercedes, an MG or a Malibu - a Mork Moriarti, a Maserati, a Mack Truck - a Mazda, a new Monza, or a Moped - a Winnibago, hell, a herd o' Winnibagos, we're givin' 'em away! - or, how 'bout a McCullough Chain saw [vocal near manic] - a Las Vegas wedding, a Mexican divorce [band stops] - a solid gold Kama Sutra coffee pot [descending drums] or, a Baby's arm holding an apple. [end cold] (*) remember him? the 70s TV show "The Rookies"? Nurse Jill on duty on every shift on every floor... - another ace 70s tab from Dave Turner & Tim Willett
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