1 - You've never driven through a red light,
2 - Or let your mind leave your body.
3 - It's pitch black in bed every night:
4 - You set the clock right for the morning alarm.
5 - You've never wanted to start any fights,
6 - Don't know a thing about tapping in on wires.
7 - I fill the room with people
8 - but still you sit empty,
9 - Stuck like putty.
10 - I tried to teach you good rock'n'roll,
11 - But you couldn't get over the old one-two,
12 - And nevertheless, you'll do.
13 - Nevertheless, you'll do.
14 - Nevertheless, I do.
15 - You're getting up in the morning and put on your suit [ca. 0'55]
16 - For the office, and leave me.
17 - You come home all pushed and pulled,
18 - At six-thirty in the evening.
19 - The television, it takes you away
20 - To a picture-world where I have no say in it.
21 - I fill the room with people
22 - but still you sit empty,
23 - Stuck like putty.
24 - I tried to teach you good rock'n'roll,
25 - But you couldn't get over the old one-two,
26 - And nevertheless, you'll do.
27 - Nevertheless, you'll do.
28 - Nevertheless, I do.
By Dave Santos