If I'm hanging a tent Halfway up on El Capitan And need a man to hammer that nail I tell you, you would not be that man
Well, if I get in a fight Somewhere in the city one night Instead of asking you to step in With all respect, I possibly might Ask the big bloke stood to your right
Lucky is the guy in life who has got Another guy in his life who can spot All of the amazing things that's he's not God, how lucky is that guy?
Says you look a wreck, makes fun of your hair But half-two in the morning when you're both worse for wear Gives a look back just to check you're still there Insult me and offend me That's the kind of friend that I need That's the kind of friend that I need
Well, when I've written a song (Oh, you write songs, do you? You didn't mention it) Laid my heart and soul really bare (At the piano, is it?) It's great to know I've got someone there like you To say they think they've heard it before
Well, when I'm holding the floor (Oh, here we go) With another great anecdote (Oh yeah, 'bout your movie star friends?) It's great to see you show your support By looking at your watch with a yawn And then gesture cutting your throat
Lucky is the guy in life who has got Another guy in his life who can spot The entertaining superstar that he is not God, how lucky is that guy?
Always criticizes the way that you drive But is alive to the way that you feel And if your head's in your hands, takes over the wheel Defend me and upend me That's the kind of friend that I need That's the kinda of friend that I need
A friend like a shot would not dream of telling people What happened in that bar in Berlin (Hmm, good) Just wouldn't dream of it And like that, he wouldn't choose to mention that tattoo (That's so true) No one knew (He just simply would not do) See? Right then, I chose not to
Oh lucky is the guy who finds (Oh lucky guy) He's suddenly not singing the top line But oh how he climbs (All the things that he's not)