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Danny Elfman – Oogie Boogie's Song lyrics

Well well well, what have we here?
Sandy Claws, huh? Ooh, I'm really scared!
So you're the one everybody's talkin' about, ah-hah-hah-haaa!

You're jokin'? You're jokin'? I can't believe my eyes!
You're jokin' me, you've gotta be! This can't be the right guy!
He's ancient, he's ugly. I don't know which is worse!
I might just split a seam now, if I don't die laughin' first!

When Mr Oogie Boogies says: "There's trouble close at hand,"
You'd better pay attention now, 'cause I'm the Boogie Man.
And if you aren't a-shakin', there's somethin' very wrong,
'Cause this may be the last time you hear the Boogie Song.

Whoo-hoo. (whoo-hoo!)
Whoo-hoo. (whoo-hoo!)
Whoo-hoo. (whoo-hoo!)
I'm (He's) the Oogie Boogie Man!

Well if I'm feelin' antsy, and I've nothing much to do,
I might just put a special batch, of snake and spider stew.
And don't you know the one thing that would make it work so nice?
A roly-poly Sandy Claws, to add a little spice!

Whoo-hoo. (whoo-hoo!)
Whoo-hoo. (oooh!)
Whoo-hoo. (yeah!)
I'm (He's) the Oogie Boogie Man!

- Release me now or you must face the dire consequences,
The children are expecting me, so please come to your senses.

Hah! You're jokin', you're jokin. I can't believe my ears.
Would someone shut this fellow up? I'm drownin' in my tears.
He's funny, I'm laughin'. You really are too much!
And now, with your permission, I'm going to do my stuff.

- Well, what are you going to do?
- I'm gonna do the best I can.

Ah-hah-hah-haa! Uuh-hu-huu!
Hah! Yeah!

The sound of rollin' dice to me is music in the air,
'Cause I'm a gamblin' boogie man, although I don't play fair.
It's much more fun, I must confess, with lives are on the line.
Not mine of course, but yours old boy, now that'd be just fine.

- Release me fast or you have will have to answer for this heinous act.

Oh brother, you're something. You put me in a spin.
You aren't comprehending the position that you're in.
It's hopeless, you're finished, you haven't got a prayer.
Cause I'm Mister Oogie Boogie, and you ain't goin' nowhere...

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