Eat The Rich

Album: Get A Grip (1993)
Charted: 34
  • Well I woke up this morning
    On the wrong side of the bed
    And how I got to thinkin'
    About all those things you said
    About ordinary people
    And how they make you sick
    And if callin' names kicks back on you
    Then I hope this does the trick
    'cause I'm sick of your complainin'
    About how many bills
    And I'm sick of all your bitchin'
    'Bout your poodles and your pills
    And I just can't see no humor
    About your way of life
    And I think I can do more for you
    With this here fork and knife
    Eat the rich
    There's only one thing that they are good for
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - come back for more
    Eat the rich
    I gotta get this off my chest
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - spit out the rest
    So I called up my head shrinker
    And I told him what I'd done
    He said you best go on a diet
    Yeah, I hope you have some fun
    And a don't go burst the bubble
    On rich folks who get rude
    'Cause you won't get in no trouble
    When you eats that kinda food
    Now they're smokin' up their junk bonds
    And then they go get stiff
    And they're dancin' in the yacht club
    With muff and uncle biff
    But there's one good thing that happens
    When you toss your pearls to swine
    Their attitudes may taste like shit
    But go real good with wine
    Eat the rich
    There's only one thing that they are good for
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - come back for more
    Eat the rich
    I gotta get this off my chest
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - spit out the rest
    Believe in all the good things
    That money just can't buy
    Then you won't get no bellyache
    From eatin' humble pie
    I believe in rags to riches
    Your inheritance won't last
    So take your gray poupon my friend
    And shove it up your ass
    Eat the rich
    There's only one thing that they are good for
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - come back for more
    Eat the rich
    I gotta get this off my chest
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - spit out the rest
    Eat the rich
    There's only one thing that they are good for
    Eat the rich
    Take one bite now - come back for more
    Eat the rich
    Don't stop me now, I'm goin' crazy
    Eat the rich
    That's my idea of a good time baby Writer/s: JOE PERRY, STEVEN TYLER, JIM VALLANCE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Homer from Springfield, KyI watched the music video for this and realized something. Steven Tyler is a mutant. No human beings lips could be that huge.
  • Ozzi from Brookhaven, PaYea thats so true that Paris Hilton is an example of what this song means. But you know society gives in to them by treating them like they're above the law like when Nicole Richie got arrested, she was supposed to spend 30 days in prison but instead she got out after 80 hours or somethin like that because the court.
  • Sally from Ventura, CaThis Song Is Great. It Makes Me Think Of Paris Hilton Or Just Any "Famous" Person That Thinks They Are Better, Or More Important Then Anyone Else; When In Fact They Are The Same As Anyone Else, They Just Happen To Be Rich.
  • Joe from Chicago, IlMotorhead's version is different and it came out 6 years before Aerosmith's version, but Krokus was the first to use the song title.
  • Trent from Swift Current, CanadaDoesn't Motorhead do a cover of this ??
  • Emily from Ontario, CanadaThis is a great song from Aerosmith. One of my favorites!!:D
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