License To Steal

Album: Last Days of the Century (1988)
  • He walks into the room
    He's got a briefcase like a bomb
    A smile on both faces
    And he calls it aplomb

    He wants a bite of your apple
    Hands you back the peel
    He's fresh out of law school
    He's got a license to steal

    When he offers his advice
    You can guarantee
    For several hundred dollars an hour
    He will see just how many complications
    Your life will reveal
    He's fresh out of law school
    He's got a license to steal

    He's an ambulance chaser
    A waver of papers
    He loves to mix with the movers and shakers
    He's taking from them
    He's taking from you
    Lawyers love money
    Anybody's will do
    Just take it

    He's poking his nose into people's despair
    When tragedy strikes he will always be there
    Looking so cool
    His greed is hard to conceal
    He's fresh out of law school
    You gave him a license to steal

    We've got seven hundred thousand attorneys at law
    Nobody can tell me what we need them all for
    We should throw them in chains
    Chastise them and rebuke them
    If it doesn't work
    We ought to take 'em out and nuke 'em

    Blow a lawyer to pieces
    It's the obvious way
    Don't wait for a thesis
    Do it today
    Take him to the court of no final appeal
    When you're fresh out of lawyers
    You don't know how good it's gonna feel Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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