Overkill - Jimmy Buffett

Overkill By: Jimmy Buffett, 1996

(1st Verse) Legal problems gettin' thick and hazy. Look at the people
gettin' rich and crazy.
Locked up in mansions on the top of a hill. Someone needs to tell them
'bout Overkill.

(1st Chorus) Overkill, Overkill -- such a megalo-modern problematic ill.
Climb too fast and shove too hard, you'll be pushin' up the daisies in the
old boneyard.

(4 bar turnaround) Ahh-ooh-ahh-ooh, ahh-ooh-ahh-ooh.

(2nd Verse) I went to find the truth in the Himalayas, bundled up,
half-frozen, munchin' Milky Way-uhs.
Found a shaman in a diaper with a poppy pot. When I asked if he was cold,
he said "I just think hot."

(2nd Chorus) Overkill, Overkill -- such a megalo-modern problematic ill.
Climb too fast and shove too hard, you'll be pushin' up the daisies in some
old boneyard.

(4 bar turnaround) Ahh-ooh-ahh-ooh, ahh-ooh-ahh-ooh.

(Rap) Out in Hollywood where paper money rolls, they feed their egos
instead of their souls.
A million here, a million there, a mindless corporate dance.
Gettin' paid for f_ckin' off in the South of France.
They don't do the shows, but they act like the stars.
They fly around in G-4's and s_ck on big cigars.
It ain't about the talent, it ain't about the skill.
It's all about the silly stupid horsesh_t deal!

(3rd Chours) Overkill, Overkill -- such a megalo-modern problematic ill.
Climb too fast and shove too hard, you'll be pushin' up the daisies in the
old boneyard.

(Instrumental Break)

(3rd Verse) I got no corporate gig, I got no guru (Wah-ooh). I don't own
oceanfront in Honolulu.
(Wah-ooh) You write the big checks, but I pay your bills (Wah-ooh). Now
someone's got to tell you 'bout Overkill.

(4th Chorus) Overkill, Overkill -- such a megalo-modern problematic ill.
Climb too fast and shove too hard, you'll be pushin' up the daisies in some
old boneyard

(Outro) Overkill, Overkill -- such a megalo-modern problematic ill.
Climb too fast and shove too hard, you'll be pushin' up the daisies in some
old boneyard.

(Wah-ooh) Instrumental outro.

(Transcribed by T.R. Violante from "Banana Wind" jacket)

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