Tom Tom Club

 

What are words worth? What are words worth? Words

Words in papers, words in books – Words on TV, words for crooks – Words of comfort, words of peace – Words to make the fighting cease – Words to tell you what to do – Words are working hard for you – Eat your words but don’t go hungry – Words have always nearly hung me

What are words worth? What are words worth? Words

Words of nuance, words of skill – And words of romance are a thrill – Words are stupid, words are fun – Words can put you on the run – mots press?X, mots sens?X, mots qui disent la vâÝit?mots maudits, mots mentis,mots qui manquent le fruit d’esprit

What are words worth? What are words worth? – words

Its a rap race, with a fast pace – Concrete words, abstract words – Crazy words and lying words – Hazy words and dying words – Words of faith and tell me straight – Rare words and swear words – Good words and bad words

What are words worth? What are words worth? – words

Words can make you pay and pay – Four-letter words I cannot say – Panty, toilet, dirty devil – Words are trouble, words are subtle – Words of anger, words of hate – Words over here, words out there – In the air and everywhere – Words of wisdom, words of strife – Words that write the book I like – Words won’t find no right solution – To the planet earth’s pollution – Say the right word, make a million – Words are like a certain person – Who can’t say what they mean – Don’t mean what they say – With a rap rap here and a rap rap there-Here a rap, there a rap – Everywhere a rap rap

Rap it up for the common good – Let us enlist the neighbourhood – It’s okay, I’ve overstood – This is a wordy rappinghood, okay, bye.

What are words worth? What are words worth? – words
What are words worth? What are words worth? – words

He’ll stop … Don’t stop … Stop.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *