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When You're Evil Lyrics


When the Devil is too busy
And Death's a bit too much
They call on me by name you see,
For my special touch.
To the Gentlemen I'm Miss Fortune
To the Ladies I'm Sir Prize
But call me by any name
Any way it's all the same

I'm the fly in your soup
I'm the pebble in your shoe
I'm the pea beneath your bed
I'm a bump on every head
I'm the peel on which you slip
I'm a pin in every hip
I'm the thorn in your side
Makes you wriggle and writhe
And it's so easy when you're evil
This is the life, you see
The Devil tips his hat to me
I do it all because I'm evil
And I do it all for free
Your tears are all the pay I'll ever need

While there's children to make sad
While there's candy to be had
While there's pockets left to pick
While there's grannies left to trip down the stairs
I'll be there, I'll be waiting 'round the corner
It's a game. I'm glad I'm in it
'Cause there's one born every minute
And it's so easy when you're evil
This is the life, you see
The Devil tips his hat to me
I do it all because I'm evil
And I do it all for free
Your tears are all the pay I'll ever need

I pledge my allegiance, to all things dark
And I promise on my damned soul
To do as I am told, Lord Beelzebub
Has never seen a soldier quite like me
Not only does his job, but does it happily.

I'm the fear that keeps you awake
I'm the shadows on the wall
I'm the monsters they become
I'm the nightmare in your skull
I'm a dagger in your back
An extra turn on the rack
I'm the quivering of your heart
A stabbing pain, a sudden start.

And it's so easy when you're evil
This is the life, you see
The Devil tips his hat to me
I do it all because I'm evil
And I do it all for free
Your tears are all the pay I'll ever need
And I do it all for free
Your tears are all the pay I'll ever need
And I do it all for free
Your tears are all the pay I'll ever need

It gets so lonely being evil
What I'd do to see a smile
Even for a little while
And no one loves you when you're evil
I'm lying though my teeth!
Your tears are all the company I need



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    ratbag1221Mar 1, 2009 at 3:58 pm
    A deep song. A very deep song. Just because you act evil, doesn't mean that you want people to smile at you sometimes. That is what the song is about.
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    UnregisteredMay 28, 2012 at 2:14 am
    Cool song! I love it, and i'm pretty sure that it's more fun to be evil than to be mistreated and ignored your whole life. That's a reference to the last couple of lines of the song, i believe.
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    UnregisteredJan 17, 2012 at 2:49 am
    This song is awesome, simply awesome!!! I write this comment 'cause i'm evil, and i do it all for free... Lol. :)
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    UnregisteredNov 13, 2011 at 10:46 pm
    Dude. It's all about how fun it is to be evil. From my personal experience, it's pretty freakin' awesom to be evil.

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