Old Regime

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Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band consisting of core members Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. The band's popularity peaked in the late 1970s, with the release of seven albums blending elements of jazz, rock, funk, R&B, and pop.Rolling Stone has called them "the perfect musical antiheroes for t… more »

I heard them whispering 
I saw their eyes, their chests
 Their secret smiles  Dance a wild new tango  Overrun the great placenta
And who received the first "bang, bang"?
It was the whole goddamned gang
What can the price for freedom be?
The old Regime 
Is falling 
The ball and chain is gone
You see
No winning team
Is calling for volunteers 
Don't hesitate 
The old regime is falling 
Who got the bottles?
Who got the ladies' fashions and the tray?
Did you get the radio?
Did you get the princess' collar?
Well don't you know I got the cheat 
So what you got you'd better keep
But that brunette, she comes with me
 Gotta get a move on
What's in your head?
It's just my things left in the sand
Now I'll drive with four wheel drive
 There in the breadbox  Cheese in the mouths of babes is fine with me
Yes I'm on your side
Deal me in and do your preaching 
Well won't you carve the turkey now
I know I've earned my share somehow
By morning who knows where I'll be


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Old Regime