New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Gentlemen, our benefactor on this Christmas Day
Whose charity is only matched by talent, I must say
A new member of the Alphabet City avant-garde
Angel Dumott Schunard

Today for you, tomorrow for me
Today for you, tomorrow for me
And you should hear her beat
You earned this on the street?

It was my lucky day today on Avenue A
When a lady in a limousine drove my way
She said, "Darling, be a dear, haven't slept in a year
I need your help to make my neighbor's yappy dog disappear"

"This Akita, Evita just won't shut up
I believe if you play non-stop that pup
Will breathe its very last high-strung breath
I'm certain that cur will bark itself to death"

Today for you, tomorrow for me
Today for you, tomorrow for me

We agreed on a fee, a thousand dollar guarantee
Tax-free and a bonus if I trim her tree
Now who could foretell that it would go so well
But sure as I am here that dog is now in doggy hell

After an hour, Evita, in all her glory
On the window ledge of that twenty-third story
Like Thelma and Louise did when they got the blues
Swan dove into the courtyard of the Gracie Mews

Today for you, tomorrow for me
Today for you, tomorrow for me

Back on the street where I met my sweet
Where he was moaning and groaning on the cold concrete
The nurse took him home for some Mercurochrome
Then I dressed his wounds and got him back on his feet
Sing it

Today for you, tomorrow for me
Today for you, tomorrow for me, I said
Today for you, tomorrow for me
Today for you, tomorrow, whoa, oh for me



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/r/rent/today_for_you.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×