On With The Show

Album: Too Fast For Love (1983)
  • Frankie died just the other night
    Some say it was suicide
    But we know
    How the story goes

    With his six string knife and his street wise pride
    The boy was a man before his time
    And she knew all their dreams would come true

    But you see, Frankie was fast, he was too fast to know
    He wouldn't go slow until his lethal dose
    And she knows he'll finally come too close

    Well, on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Oh my, my, my, my, my, oh my
    Well, on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Oh my, my, my, my, my, oh my

    He was bad, he was never good
    But one thing that he understood
    And she knew all those lies would come true

    The time has come and he's paid his dues
    Suzy finally got the news
    She always knew this day would come soon

    Well, on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Oh my, my, my, my, my, oh my
    Well, on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Oh my, my, my, my, my, oh my

    He was stopped on a dime with a switchblade knife
    Some damn punk went and took Frankie's life
    And she knew she'd have to pull through

    Broken down, with his broken dreams
    With a wink of an eye said, "Suzy, listen to me
    You must go on with the show"

    Well, on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Oh my, my, my, my, my, oh my
    Well, on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Ooh my, my, my, my, my, oh my

    Go on with the show, going on with the show
    Come on, baby, no, no, no
    Ooh my, my, my, my, my, oh my
    Ooh baby Writer/s: Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Chirs Holmes from Baltimore MdPrimal Scream is my favorite Crue song but this is Still bad ass!
  • Andy Bright from FloridaLove that song. Too fast for Love is easily my fave Crüe album. 54 now. Still on my regular playlist. Looking forward to the rescheduled stadium show in 2021. I missed the farewell tour. I won't miss this one!
  • Monica from Largo, FlHi, I actually asked Nikki Sixx about this song backstage. He said something totally different than was said in "The Dirt". He told me that he was considering committing suicide at the time it was written. Why he said something else in the dirt, no idea. The song rocks!
  • Michael from Tupelo, MsOne of the crue's best songs... i always loved the first cd best.
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