My my my it’s a beautiful world I like swimming in the sea I like to go out beyond the white breakers Where a man can still be free (or a woman if you are one) I like swimming in the sea.
My my my it’s a beautiful world I like drinking Irish tea With a little bit of lapsang souchong I like making my own tea.
My my my it’s a beautiful world I like driving in my car Roll the top down sometimes I travel quite far Drive to the ocean stare up at the stars I like driving in my car
All around is anger automatic guns It’s death in large numbers no respect for women or our little ones I tried talking to Jesus but He just put me on hold Said He’d been swamped by calls this week And He couldn’t shake His cold
And still this emptiness persists Perhaps this is as good as it gets When you’ve given up the drink and those nasty cigarettes Now I leave the party early at least with no regrets I watch the sun as it comes up I watch it as it sets Yeah this is as good as it gets.
My my my it’s a beautiful world I like sleeping with Marie She is one sexy girl full of mystery She says she doesn’t love me but she likes my company For now that’s good enough for me