If you wanna make the move Then you better come in It's just the ability to reason That wears so thin Living and dying and the stories that are true Secrets to a good life is knowing when you're through
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, Cadillac Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Well, he's back in the hole where they got him living Like a rat but he's smarter than that nine lives Like a cat 15 years old take him to the youth authority home First thing you learn is that you got to make it In this world alone
Now he's gotten out he's gotten free he's gotta go gotta car 21 years old he's runnin' numbers from the bar His pager's beepin' he's got in deep in Whatever he can move on in you know that kid's a creepin'
The boy's a time bomb
Tears come from the razor that's been tattooed below His eye his mother cries she knows that he is strong enough To die he's rollin' in the Cadillac it's midnight sunroof is down Three shots rung out, the hero's dead, the new king is crowned.