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I Wanna Be Committed (Repeat Twice)

I thought I was a space age cowboy
I thought I was a sweet and sour chow-boy
I thought I was a thinker
A juvenile drinker
I thought I had some kind of a brain
'till they told me I just a rumour
A cheap and nasty looner
But it turned out I was just insane

I wanna be committed
Insanity permitted
I wanna be committed (from my mind)
I wanna be committed
Don't let me be remitted
I wanna be committed (if you don't mind)

Well at the dance last Saturday night
He was a rockin' and a rollin' and a holding her tight
'till he got his hands on her
But when he started out to play
She kept a pushing me away
'till he got a funny feeling
He was walking on the ceiling
And someone was heard to say 'If you don't mind, sir.'
I don't mind

I thought I was a teenage dream-boy
With a, brain made of solid plastic alloy
I thought I was a tripper
There ain't nobody hipper
But it turned, I was going down the drain

(Repeat Chorus Twice)

I Wanna Be Committed (Repeat 3 times) from my mind

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    StrangeBonesJul 25, 2010 at 5:58 pm
    Well, the meaning is pretty obvious. The guy knows he needs help.
    But some of these lyrics are wrong, according to the album sleeve.
    "A juvenile drinker" should be "A juvenile delinker" (like delinquent).
    "A cheap and nasty looner" should be "A cheap and nasty luna".
    Other than that, pretty well done overall in Sweet lyrics.

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