Power

Album: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
Charted: 36 22
  • I'm living' in that 21st century
    Doing something mean to it
    Do it better than anybody you ever seen do it
    Screams from the haters, got a nice ring to it
    I guess every superhero need his theme music

    No one man should have all that power
    The clock's ticking', I just count the hours
    Stop tripping', I'm tripping' off the power
    (21st century schizoid man)

    The system broken, the schools closed, the prisons open
    We ain't got nothing' to lose, ma' fucka', we rolling
    Huh? Ma'fucka', we rollin'
    With some light-skinned girls and some Kelly Rowlands
    In this white man's world, we the ones chosen
    So goodnight, cruel world, I see you in the mornin'
    Huh? I see you in the mornin'
    This is way too much, I need a moment

    No one man should have all that power
    The clock's tickin', I just count the hours
    Stop trippin' I'm trippin' off the power
    'Til then, fuck that, the world's ours

    And then they say (hey) and then they say
    And then they say (hey) and then they say
    And then they say (hey) and then they say (21st century schizoid man)

    Fuck S-N-L and the whole cast
    Tell 'em Yeezy said they can kiss my whole ass
    More specifically, they can kiss my ass-hole
    I'm an asshole? You niggas got jokes
    You short-minded niggas thoughts is Napoleon
    My furs is Mongolian, my ice brought the goldies in
    Now I embody every characteristic of the egotistic
    He knows, he so, fuckin' gifted
    I just needed time alone, with my own thoughts
    Got treasures in my mind but couldn't open up my own vault
    My childlike creativity, purity and honesty
    Is honestly being crowded by these grown thoughts
    Reality is catchin' up with me
    Takin' my inner child, I'm fighting for its custody
    With these responsibilities that they entrusted me
    As I look down at my dia-mond-encrusted piece
    Thinkin', no one man should have all that power
    The clock's tickin', I just count the hours
    Stop trippin', I'm trippin' off the powder
    'Til then, fuck that, the world's ours

    And then they say (hey) and then they say
    And then they say (hey) and then they say
    And then they say (hey) and then they say (21st century schizoid man)

    Holy, powers, Austin, Powers
    Lost in translation with a whole fuckin' nation
    They say "How was the abomination of Obama's nation?"
    Well that's a pretty bad way to start the conversation
    At the end of day, goddammit I'm killin' this shit
    I know damn well y'all feelin' this shit
    I don't need your pussy, bitch I'm on my own dick
    I ain't gotta power trip, who you goin' home with?
    How 'Ye doin? I'm survivin'
    I was drinkin' earlier, now I'm drivin'
    Where the bad bitches, huh? Where ya hidin'
    I got the power, make yo' life so exciting (so exciting)

    Now this would be a beautiful death
    Jumping out the window
    Letting everything go
    Letting everything go

    Now this would be a beautiful death
    Jumping out the window
    Letting everything go
    Letting everything go

    Now this would be a beautiful death
    Jumping out the window
    Letting everything go
    Letting everything go

    You got the power to let power go?
    (21st century schizoid man) Writer/s: Jeff Bhasker, Kanye West, Robert Fripp, Ian Mcdonald, Greg Lake, Nathan Perez, Michael Giles, Peter Sinfield, Malik Yusef Jones, Larry Griffin, Francois Bernheim, Gerard Bergman, Mike Dean, Jean Pierre Lang
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
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