Someone sells us Toys in a cheap cartoon
Someone sells us Cars in the latest Bond that's coming soon
Someone sells us Trends
through a sitcom star
Someone sells Herself in a docu-soap that goes too far
Life on sale!
"Could someone please just
tell me what happened?
I mean, first we pay for fast-food that will make us all fat and tired.
So then we pay for elevators, so we
won't have to climb the three stairs up to our apartments.
Then we buy freaking stairmaster machines
So we can burn away while
watching someone make real food on TV.
Now, if that doesn't make us winners I don't know what will.
I bet we would hang ourselves if
the world would just cut the slack.
And now you think maybe you should see a shrink,
Help you feel alive again - yeah, that's a
Just tell us who to pay.
Someone sells us Man in a White House speech
Then Woman tightly pressed between two bouncing
breasts, on a Baywatch beach
Someone sells us Us everywhere I turn
Then introducing Them to earn stock-points on our
All for sale, all for sale
Welcome down to planet Earth
Please don't ask us what it's worth
You will notice
that the world you found
Is slightly tattered and worn down
Someone sold us every stain
Now if you wish to
There's an open spot at 6 PM
It's when Caucasia is listening
If you're tearing down my world
Please just try to
do it gently
There is love inside
For a dream that has to die
"See, it's really all about time and choice.
The fast food
saves us enough time to squeeze lunch in exactly when we want it.
The elevators save us just a little more, the StairMaster lets us
choose exactly when to walk the stairs.
Time is so important these days, it's becoming a f*****g disease, and I guess in a way it is
since it's bound to kill us all in the end.
Now with all the time and money we stash away on others' expense,
I can only assume that
the tickets to hell are really expensive.
For some reason, it's important to be first in line."
Someone sells us God in 2-for-1
Someone sells us War and the marketing looks just the same
Someone sells us Fear on TV each day
a shape for every
taste; if the flavour's right, we gladly pay
All on sale,
We're all on sale,
Welcome to the only Earth
your only birth
You will learn to take more than you give
Buying scars you must live with
Someone sold us every scar
somehow made us what we are
We all want that spot at 6 PM
But no one is really listening
No - not anymore
We're all too
busy buying Sex, buying War
Buying Self-confidence, Security, Insurance Plans
Just buying More & More
As you're tearing down
Please just try to do it gently
There's still love inside
For the dream that has to die
As you're tearing
down our world