Rich Man

Video by Matt Bennett

Alternate mix, audio only:

I am a rich man, I take what I want
From Colorado, Tennessee and Vermont
I made a fortune in South African mines
Been round the world and slept with all kinds

Chorus:
Blow up the moon, stir up the stars
Ride on a rocket, take Venus and Mars
Silk stockings, high heels, and cigars
Ride on a rocket, take Venus and Mars

I am a rich man, I drink what I need
When I make war, it’s you who must bleed
Why should I worry when I poison the sky
I won’t be breathing any air when I die

Chorus

I am a rich man, I dance when I please
You see me comin’, better get on your knees
I own the sun, I own the fuel and the breeze
Purple mountains, green valleys, blue seas

Chorus

I’ll tell you something every senator knows
I use their hair and their skin for my clothes
I take their mistresses, their kids and their wives
Cut out their hearts and eat ’em alive

Chorus

I am a rich man, it’s what I deserve
You want to stop me but you ain’t got the nerve
You save the whales and drink your green tea,
But deep inside you want to be me

Chorus

12/24/13

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