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I wonder what it's like to be the rainmaker
I wonder what it's like to know that I made the rain
I'd store it in boxes with little yellow tags on everyone
And you can come and see them when I'mЎ­done, when I'm done

I wonder what it's like to be a super hero
I wonder where I'd go if I could fly around downtown
From some other planet, I get this funky high on the yellow sun
Boy I bet my friends will all beЎ­stunned, they're stunned

(Chorus)
Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here
If I were someone else, would this all fall apart
Strange, where were you, when we started this gig,
I wish the real world, would just stop hassling me

I wonder what it's like to be the head honcho
I wonder what I'd do if they all did just what I said
I'd shout out an order, I think we're out of this man get me some
Boy don't make me wanna change myЎ­tone, my tone
(Chorus)

Please don't change, please don't break
The only thing that seems to work at all is you
Please don't change, at all from me
To you, and you to me
(Chorus)



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    UnregisteredApr 13, 2012 at 5:49 pm
    This could be a simple message of how everyone says " if i were ___ my life would be so much better" or "i could do thier job alot better than they can" and the song is asking what if you got what you said? Would it get better or worst? Don't change and don't let the world tell you what you should be but allow yourself to be happy with who you are.
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    UnregisteredSep 12, 2011 at 6:13 pm
    I think it's based on Mt. 4:1-11, when Jesus is tempted three times by the devil in the desert.
    #1 - make bread from stone, a reference to Moses getting water from stone (Rainmaker)
    #2 - jump off the Temple (fly around downtown)
    #3 - rule the world (be the head honcho)

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