When you get up late for work in the morning and somebody's broken into your car Makes you feel like killing, maybe you'd be willing but you don't have to take it that far
Stand up, kick the cat and stand up 'Cause when things drag you down you can't fight it sitting down Stand up, yeah
You catch your girl making love with your postman and they're doing it in your very own bed She says, he's giving her a little I think you should forget her and go out with her sister instead
Stand up, say who cares!? and stand up, yeah Don't go crying on the floor just throw 'em out the door Stand up, yeah
Every now and then boy, you've gotta take it on the chin It's just another symphtom of the world we're living in Every day's a battle, sometimes you're gonna bruise But if you let it kick you down, you lose!
Stand up Stand up Sit down
Sunday morning you relax with the papers all week long you've been working so hard Then you can't believe what you've seen overpage 'round and 'round they're gonna build thru your yard
Stand up, shout about and stand up, yeah You don't have to beg 'em "please" don't go down on your knees, stand up You won't be paying at your can you've got to make a plan, stand up If they're gonna treat on you make them think that's what they do, stand up Stand up Mmmm, now stand up, yeah You've gotta, stand up baby Stand up for your rights now You've gotta, stand up baby, stand up baby Oh yeah, HEY