Low Life In High Places

Album: Laughing on Judgement Day (1991)
Charted: 22
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  • Mama tell your children not to go
    Down to the city where the desperate people go
    And mama don't you let them stray
    They won't find piece of mind in such a lonely place

    Wannabes and losers all trying to get a break
    They don't give a damn they'll do whatever it takes
    If they climb the ladder they get to play for higher stakes
    That's why there's low life in high places

    Mama things have changed since you were young
    When you scream in the dead of night
    Now no one ever comes
    And the poor man, he's cast as the villain and the thief
    See him down on the street begging for enough to eat

    Waiting on the corner, I saw her waiting for the man
    When the limo pulled up I saw what was changing hands
    I should've tried to warn her and make her understand
    There is low life in high places


    There is low life like you never even knew
    There is low life and it lives in me and you
    But we don't all let it through

    Don't you let 'em go, you've got to have some pity
    Don't you let 'em go
    You've got to keep 'em away from the big bad city

    Waiting on the corner, I saw her waiting for the man
    When the limo pulled up I saw what was changing hands
    I should've tried to warn her and make her understand

    Mama tell your children not to go
    Down to the city where the desperate people go
    And mama don't you let them stray
    They won't find piece of mind in such a lonely place Writer/s: Luke Morley
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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