The Musical World of Rocky Horror

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Soundtrack: 57 song lyrics

Hedwig

My sex-change operation got botched
My guardian angel fell asleep on the watch
Now all I got is a Barbie Doll-crotch
I've got an angry inch

Chorus

Six inches forward and five inches back
I got a-
I got an angry inch
Six inches forward and five inches back
I got a-
I got an angry inch

Hedwig

I'm from the land where you still hear the cries
I had to get out, had to sever all ties
I changed my name and assumed a disguise
I've got an angry inch

Chorus

Six inches forward and five inches back
I got a-
I got an angry inch
Six inches forward and five inches back
I got a-
I got an angry inch
Six inches forward and five inches back
The train is coming and I'm tied to the track
I try to get up but I can't get no slack
I've got an
Angry Inch Angry Inch

Hedwig

My mother made my tits out of clay
My boyfriend told me that he'd take me away
They dragged me to the doctor one day
I've got an angry inch

Chorus

Six inches forward and five inches back
I got a-
I got an angry inch
Six inches forward and five inches back
I got a-
I got an angry inch
(Long story short!)

Hedwig

Yeah, long story short
When I woke up from the operation
I was bleeding down there
I was bleeding from the gash between my legs
It's my first day as a woman
Already it's that time of the month
But two days later
the hole closed up.
The wound healed
and I was left with a one inch mound of flesh
where my penis used to be
where my vagina never was.
It was a one inch mound of flesh
with a scar running down it
like a sideways grimace
on an eyeless face
It was just a little bulge
It was an angry inch!

Chorus

Six inches forward and five inches back
The train is coming and I'm tied to the track
I try to get up - I can't get no slack
I've got an
Angry Inch Angry Inch

Six inches forward and five inches back
Stay under cover till the night turns to black
I got my inch - I'm set to attack
I've got an
Angry Inch Angry Inch

TAGS: Anyhow, Anyhow Richard Hartley Richard O'Brien Shock Treatment Shock Treatment Lyrics Soundtrack
Includes the "Denton, U.S.A." reprise at the end of the track. "The sun never sets on those who ride into it..." Music and lyrics by Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien.
Brad Majors

Some people do it for compassion

Janet Majors

Some people do it for the fashion

Brad Majors

Some people do it to be funny

Janet Majors

Some people do it for the money

Judge Oliver Wright

Some people do it for enslavement

Betty Hapschatt

Some people do it on the pavement

Judge Oliver Wright

But

Chorus

We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it
No matter how the wind is blowing

We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it
We just gotta keep going

Brad and Janet

Some people do it for each other

Oliver and Betty

Some people do it for their lover

Brad and Janet

Some people do it for improvement

Oliver and Betty

Some people do it for the movement

Brad and Janet

Some people do it for enjoyment

Oliver and Betty

Some people do it for employment

Judge Oliver Wright

But

Chorus

We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it
No matter how the wind is blowing

We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it
We just gotta keep going

Studio Audience

Denton, Denton, you've got (clap) no pretension
You're (clap) where the heart is, you're OK
Denton, Denton, you've got (clap) no pretension
You're (clap) the acceptable face
(clap) Of the human race (clap)
You're (clap) Denton, Denton, U.S.A.

Chorus

We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it
No matter how the wind is blowing

We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it anyhow, anyhow
We're going to do it
We just gotta keep going
We just gotta keep going
We just gotta keep going

We just gotta keep going!

Brad Majors

Dear blender
Oh won't you help a first offender
Oh, toaster
Don't you put the burn on me
Refrigerator, why are we always sooner or later
Bitchin' in the kitchen or crying in the bedroom all night

Dear knife drawer
Now won't you help me to face life more
Oh, trashcan
Don't you put the dirt on me
Oh percolator, why are we always sooner or later
Bitchin' in the kitchen or crying in the bedroom all night

Janet Majors

Everything used to be OK
But I've been had
And Brad, I'm glad to say, is on his way
Micro-digital awaker, why are we always sooner or later
Bitchin' in the kitchen or crying in the bedroom all night

Shower curtain
Oh won't you help me to be certain
Oh, toothpaste
Don't you put the squeeze on me
Depilitator, why are we always sooner or later
Bitchin' in the kitchen or crying in the bedroom all night

Tell me spectator, why are always sooner or later
Bitchin' in the kitchen or crying in the bedroom all night!

TAGS: Breaking Out Richard Hartley Richard O'Brien Shock Treatment Shock Treatment Lyrics Soundtrack
Includes dialogue for the intro to Brad and Farley's "Duel Duet", which is present at the end of the track on the soundtrack album. Music and lyrics by Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien.
Ralph Hapschatt

With a suburban garage sound
Let's hear it for Oscar Drill and the Bits!

Bit

One, two, one two three four

Oscar Drill

I know how it feels
To be cooling my heels
I've been down on them
Long enough
But if I take to them now
Then maybe somehow
You'll see through the bluff
I'm not playing it tough

Chorus

I've been a lifetime on deposit
And that's a long time in the closet

Oscar Drill

And if you say to me

Chorus

How was it?

Oscar Drill

It was hard taking
That heart breaking
God forsaken route
But I'm

Chorus

Buh buh buh buh buh buh

Oscar Drill

Breaking out!
Ooh!

You may say that you choose
To be in my shoes
But look what it
Did for me
I got buried alive
I don't thrive on that jive
Look and you'll see
That the spikes don't fit me

Chorus

I've been a lifetime on deposit
And that's a long time in the closet

Oscar Drill

And if you say to me

Chorus

How was it?

Oscar Drill

It was hard taking
That heart breaking
God forsaken route
But I'm

Chorus

Buh buh buh buh buh buh

Studio Audience

Breaking out!

Oscar Drill

Breaking out!

Studio Audience

Breaking out!

Oscar Drill

Uh!

Audience Member

Ah! It's a crazy guy!

Brad Majors

Seducer!

Farley Flavors

And, who are you sir?

Brad Majors

Your twin brother and your accuser!

Janet Majors

Brad!

Cosmo McKinley

Arrest that man, he's committed to our care!

Janet Majors

I never signed your contract
He's not going anywhere

Judge Oliver Wright

Revenge, your twin, you tried to abuse her

Farley Flavors

A ridiculous accusation!
You force me to refuse her

Brad Majors

Then why did you choose her?

Farley Flavors

Because of you, sir

Background Singers

Carte Blanche is like an avalanche
It kinda snowballs and sets you free
Ahhhhhh ah
Carte Blanche is like an avalanche
It kinda snowballs and sets you free
Ahhhhhh ah
Carte Blanche is like an avalanche
It kinda snowballs and sets you free
Ahhhhhh ah

Janet Majors

So if you're looking for a standard
To which you can aspire
Then baby, look at me!
Oh oh oh!
Look at me!

Brad Majors

Hey, Janet

Janet Weiss

Yes, Brad?

Brad Majors

I've got something to say

Janet Weiss

Uh huh?

Brad Majors

I really love the...skillful way
You beat the other girls
To the bride's bouquet

Janet Weiss

Oh...oh, Brad

Brad Majors

The river was deep but I swam it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

The future is ours, so let's plan it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

So please don't tell me to can it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

I've one thing to say, and that's
Dammit Janet, I love you
The road was long but I ran it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

There's a fire in my heart and you fan it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

If there's one fool for you then I am it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

I've one thing to say, and that's
Dammit Janet, I love you
Here's a ring to prove that I'm no joker
There's three ways that love can grow
That's good, bad, or mediocre
Oh J-A-N-E-T, I love you so

Janet Weiss

Oh, it's nicer than Betty Munroe had

Chorus

Oh, Brad

Janet Weiss

Now we're engaged and I'm so glad

Chorus

Oh, Brad

Janet Weiss

That you met Mom and you know Dad

Chorus

Oh, Brad

Janet Weiss

I've one thing to say, and that's
Brad, I'm mad, for you too
Oh, Brad

Brad Majors

Oh, dammit

Janet Weiss

I'm mad

Brad Majors

Oh, Janet

Janet Weiss

For you

Brad Majors

I love you too

Brad and Janet

There's one thing left to do, ah-hoo

Brad Majors

And that's go see the man who began it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

When we met in his science exam-it

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

Made me give you the eye and then panic

Chorus

Janet

Brad Majors

Now I've one thing to say, and that's
Dammit Janet, I love you
Dammit, Janet

Janet Weiss

Oh Brad, I'm mad

Brad Majors

Dammit, Janet

Brad and Janet

I love you

TAGS: Denton, U.S.A. Richard Hartley Richard O'Brien Shock Treatment Shock Treatment Lyrics Soundtrack
Includes dialogue for the Farley Flavors' Fabulous Fast Foods (F for...) commercial, which is present at the end of the track on the soundtrack album. Music and lyrics by Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien.
Neely Pritt

You'll find happy hearts, and smiling faces
And tolerance for the ethnic races - in Denton

Harry Weiss

You'll find a rambling rose and a picket fence

Emily Weiss

Tenderness and innocence - in Denton

Vance Parker

You'll find conference rooms
And a children's playground
Denton is a real OK town
Civic pride and civic duty
And Denton girls are
(wolf whistle)
Full of beauty

Cheerleaders

You may call us the goody goody two shoes
We're here to cheer you with the good news
That D-E-N-T-O-N gets T-E-N
That's ten out of ten!

Ralph Hapschatt

If you're looking for a life of leisure

Macy Struthers

You're going to get a whole lot to please ya

Ralph Hapschatt

Again and again

Macy Struthers

And again and again

Ralph and Macy

And again!

Studio Audience

Denton, Denton, you've got no pretension
You're where the heart is, you're OK
Denton, Denton, I'd just like to mention
You're the home of youth
You're America's truth
You're Denton, Denton, U.S.A.

Emily Weiss

This is the Mecca of America

Harry Weiss

The Bethlehem of the West

Emily Weiss

This is the birthplace of the virtuous

Harry Weiss

The home of happiness

Macy Struthers

Leisurewise, we're sure you will adapt

Ralph Hapschatt

Enjoy your stay, have a happy holiday

Cheerleaders

And we'll all put Denton, Denton, on the map

Studio Audience

Denton, Denton, you've got no pretension
You're where the heart is, you're OK
Denton, Denton, I'd just like to mention
You're the home of youth
You're America's truth
You're Denton, Denton, U.S.A.

Denton, Denton, you've got (clap) no pretension
You're (clap) where the heart is, you're OK
Denton, Denton, I'd just (clap) like to mention
You're (clap) the acceptable face
(clap) Of the human race
You're (clap) Denton, Denton, U.S.A.

Betty Hapschatt

And now for a commercial break

Macy Struthers

OK kids, lets hear the five Fs for today. F for...

Kids

Farley!

Macy Struthers

F for...

Kids

Flavors!

Macy Struthers

F for...

Kids

Fabulous!

Macy Struthers

F for...

Kids

Fast!

Macy Struthers

F for...

Kids

Food!

Commercial Announcer

First and foremost, Farley Flavors fabulous fast foods
Feed and fortify families for a fabulous future

Studio Announcer

Standby for Marriage Maze

Farley Flavors

You're a loser
An abomination in the eyes of any sensitive man

Brad Majors

And you're a blind alley cruiser
Always heading down a losing street
Dreaming that you're screaming at fate
You're a dead end, dead beat, nowhere Mister
With a kiss like a Mississippi alligator's sister

Farley Flavors

I took as much of you as any man can!
You've lost your heart

Brad Majors

You've lost your cause

Farley Flavors

You lost your baby
When you lost your balls
You lost your mind
You've lost your grip
So say bye-bye!

Brad Majors

We lost our Mom
We lost our Dad
And if I'm losing you
Well that's too bad

Farley Flavors

Well the best thing you could ever do is die

Brad Majors

You're a failure
A malformation in the guise of many
An also ran

Farley Flavors

And you're a weeper and a whiner!
Always treading on the toes of the great
Generally spreading your weight
You're a spiteful, hateful, assinine creature
A pupil with no scruples who's no better than the teacher

Brad Majors

I took as much of you as any man can

Farley Flavors

You've lost your heart

Brad Majors

You've lost your cause

Farley Flavors

You lost your baby
When you lost your balls
You lost your mind
When you lost your grip
So say bye-bye!

Brad Majors

We lost our home
Our family
You've lost compassion
Now you're losing me

Farley Flavors

Well the best thing you could ever do is die

Brad Majors

Well the best thing you could ever do is die

Farley Flavors

Well the best thing you could ever do is die!

Dr. Everett v. Scott

From the day he was born
He was trouble
He was the thorn
In his mother's side
She tried in vain

Criminologist

But he never caused her nothing but shame

Dr. Everett v. Scott

He left home the day she died
From the day she was gone
All he wanted
Was rock and roll porn
And a motorbike
Shooting up junk

Criminologist

He was a low down cheap little punk

Dr. Everett v. Scott

Taking everyone for a ride

Chorus

When Eddie said he didn't like his teddy
You knew he was a no good kid
But when he threatened your life
With a switch blade knife

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

What a guy

Janet Weiss

Makes you cry

Dr. Everett v. Scott

And I did

Columbia

Everybody shoved him
I very nearly loved him
I said hey listen to me
Stay sane inside insanity
But he locked the door
And threw away the key

Dr. Everett v. Scott

But he must've been drawn
Into something
Making him warn me
In a note which reads

Chorus

What's it say? What's it say?

Eddie

I'm out of my head
Oh hurry, or I may be dead
They mustn't carry out their evil deeds

Chorus

When Eddie said he didn't like his teddy
You knew he was a no good kid
But when he threatened your life
With a switch blade knife

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

What a guy

Janet Weiss

Makes you cry

Dr. Everett v. Scott

And I did

Chorus

When Eddie said he didn't like his teddy
You knew he was a no good kid
But when he threatened your life
With a switch blade knife

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

What a guy

Chorus

Whoa ho ho

Janet Weiss

Makes you cry

Chorus

Hey hey hey

Dr. Everett v. Scott

And I did

Chorus

Eddie

Hedwig

Oh God
I'm all sewn up
A hardened razor-cut
Scar map across my body
And you can trace the lines
Through Misery's designs
That map across my body

Chorus

A collage
I'm all sewn up
A montage
I'm all sewn up

Yitzhak

A random pattern with a needle and thread
The overlapping way diseases are spread
Through a tornado body
With a hand grenade head
And the legs are two lovers entwined

Hedwig

Inside I'm hollowed out
Outside's a paper shroud
And all the rest's illusion
That there's a will and soul
That we can wrest control
From chaos and confusion

Chorus

A collage
I'm all sewn up
A montage
I'm all sewn up

Hedwig

The automatist's undoing
The whole world starts unscrewing
As time collapses and space warps, yeah
You see decay and ruin
I tell you "No, no, no, no
You make such an exquisite corpse"

I've got it all sewn up
A hardened razor cut
Scar map across my body
And you can trace the lines
Through Misery's designs
That map across my body

Chorus

A collage
I'm all sewn up
A montage
I'm all sewn up

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Whatever happened to Fay Wray?
That delicate satin draped frame
As it clung to her thigh, how I started to cry
'Cause I wanted to be dressed just the same
Give yourself over to absolute pleasure
Swim the warm waters of sins of the flesh
Erotic nightmares beyond any measure
And sensual daydreams to treasure forever
Can't you just see it. Whoa ho ho!
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it

Chorus

Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it
Don't dream it, be it

Dr. Everett v. Scott

Ach! We've got to get out of this trap
Before this decadence saps our wills
I've got to be strong and try to hang on
Or else my mind, may well snap
And my life will be lived
For the thrills

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Don't dream it, be it

Brad Majors

It's beyond me
Help me, Mommy

Janet Weiss

God bless Lili St. Cyr

Farley Flavors

Oh, why aren't they doing
Tomorrow's new dance steps
The way they used to yesterday
And who draws a perfect circle anymore

And if you're waiting for greatness
To shake hands with you
You better daydream your life away
I've only wanted one thing and that's for sure

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're not just looking at a fast food king
Just another well known face
You're not looking at a king of anything

Farley Flavors

I'm gonna shoot for the moon
I'm gonna play high noon
I'm gonna take on the entire human race

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're not looking at a king

Farley

You're looking at an ace

Oooh, I've got the sight
And I've seen the light
And I'm gonna see the coming day
When the sun in the sky
Is a spotlight just for me

I want to take my time
And rock some rhyme
Oh, it's gonna take your breath away
You'll be the front page rage of the age
Just wait and see

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're not just looking at a fast food king
Just another well known face
You're not looking at the king of anything

Farley Flavors

We're gonna shoot for the moon
We're gonna play high noon
We're gonna take on the entire human race

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're not looking at a king

Farley

No no no no no
You're looking at an ace

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're looking at an ace

Farley

You're looking at a goddamn ace

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're looking at an ace

Farley

You're looking at an ace

Cosmo, Nation, Ricky, and Ansalong

You're looking at an ace

Farley

You're looking at an a-a-a-a-ace

I was not myself last night couldn't set things right with apologies or flowers
Out of place as a cryin' clown who could only frown and the play went on for hours
And as I lived my role I swore I'd sell my soul for one love
Who would stand by me and give me back the gift of laughter
One love who would stand by me and after making love we'd...

Dream a bit of style
We'd dream a bunch of friends
Dream each others smile
And dream it never ends

I was not myself last night in the morning light I could see the change was showing
Like a child who was always poor reaching out for more I could feel the hunger growing
And as I lost control I swore I'd sell my soul for one love
Who would sing my song and fill this emptiness inside me
One love who would sing my song and lay beside me while we'd...

Dream a bit of style
We'd dream a bunch of friends
Dream each others smile
And dream it never ends

All my dreams are lost and I can't sleep
And sleep alone could ease my mind
All my tears have dried and I can't weep
Old emotions may they rest in peace and dream, dream a bunch of friends
Rest in peace, and dream, dream it never ends

We are freaks
We follow the code of freaks
We are freaks
Stand back and that's that
We are freaks
We fuck who we please and do what we choose
We're not bad, we're not diseased or confused

We are freaks
We are butch, we are femme
We are freaks
Look at him, look at them
We are freaks
I know this guy who can suck his own dick
And my mother has a friend who has three tits
T-t-t-true story

We are freaks
We follow the code of freaks
We are freaks
Stand back and that's that
We are freaks
We fuck who we please and do what we choose
We're not bad, we're not diseased or confused

One of us, one of us
One of us, one of us
One of us, one of us
One of us, one of us
One of us, one of us
One of us, one of us

Then I thought I was a freak when I shaved my head and I pierced my dick
Walks like a lumberjack and talks like a lady
With the flannel shirt, steel toe boots, Levi's faded

All hail
She's the king, she's the queen
All hail of the freaks, all the freaks on the scene
From the Bows of the Bowery to the bustle of Bombay
She's the bearded lady of Avenue A
That's the way God planned it
That's the way
That's the way God planned it
That's the way
That's the way God planned it
That's the way
That's the way God planned it
That the way

All hail
She's the king, she's the queen
All hail of the freaks, all the freaks on the scene
From the Bows of the Bowery to the bustle of Bombay
She's the bearded lady of Avenue A
That's the way God planned it
That's the way
That's the way God planned it
That's the way
That's the way God planned it
That's the way
That's the way God planned it
That the way

We'll remember you forever Eddie
Thru' the sacrifice you made we can't believe the price you paid
For love

Little Eddie Mitty born in Jersey City
Started singin' when he was five
Never knew his father mother didn't bother
To catch his last name fast as he came

He was off and flying
Times were really trying
Eddie and his mother alone
Soon another mister soon a baby sister
Mama kept swingin' and Eddie kept singin'

Ah ya ya ya ya ya
Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Ya ya ya ya for love for love

And now the tragic story
Eddie's sister, Mary Louise, needed an operation
To get the money he would have to become an overnight sensation
Eddie believed the American people
Had wonderful, lovegiving hearts
His well publicized end he considered would send
His memorial album to the top of the charts...and it did

Chorus

When a young singer dies to our shock and surprise
In a plane crash or flashy sports car
He becomes quite well known
And the kindness he's shown has made more than one post mortem star
Well you did it Eddie and though it's hard to applaud suicide
You gave all you could give so your sister could live
All America's choked up inside

We'll remember you forever Eddie
Thru' the sacrifice you made we can't believe the price you paid
For love

Hedwig

I was born on the other side
of a town ripped in two
And no matter how hard I try
I end up black and blue

I rose from off of the doctor's slab
I lost a piece of my heart
Now everyone gets to take a stab
They cut me up into parts

I gave a piece to my mother
I gave a piece to my man
I gave a piece to the rock star
He took the good stuff and ran

Eddie

Whatever happened to Saturday night?
When you dressed up sharp and you felt alright
It don't seem the same since cosmic light
Came into my life, I thought I was divine
I used to go for a ride with a chick who'd go
And listen to the music on the radio
A saxophone was blowing on a Rock and Roll show
We climbed in the back seat, really had a good time
Hot patootie, bless my soul
Really love that Rock and Roll

Chorus

Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll

Eddie

(saxophone solo)

My head used to swim from the perfume I smelled
My hands kinda fumbled with her white plastic belt
I'd taste her baby pink lipstick and that's when I'd melt
She'd whisper in my ear tonight she really was mine
Get back in front and put some hair oil on
Buddy Holly was singing his very last song
With your arms around your girl, you try to sing along
It felt pretty good...Whoo!
Really had a good time
Hot patootie, bless my soul
Really love that Rock and Roll

Chorus

Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll

(saxophone solo)

Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll
Hot patootie, bless my soul
I really love that Rock and Roll

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

A weakling weighing ninety-eight pounds
Will get sand in his face
When kicked to the ground
And soon in the gym
With a determined chin
The sweat from his pores
As he works for his cause
Will make him glisten
And gleam, and with massage
And just a little bit of steam
He'll be pink and quite clean
He'll be a strong man
Oh, honey!

Chorus

But the wrong man

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

He'll eat nutritious, high protein
And swallow raw eggs
Try to build up his shoulders
His chest, arms, and legs
Such an effort
If he only knew of my plan
In just seven days

Chorus

I can make you a man

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

He'll do press-ups and chin-ups
Do the snatch, clean, and jerk
He thinks dynamic tension
Must be hard work
Such strenuous living
I just don't understand
When in just seven days
Oh, baby
I can make you a man

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

But a deltoid and a bicep
A hot groin and a tricep
Makes me - Ooh! - shake
Makes me wanna take Charles Atlas by the hand

Chorus

In just seven days

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Oh, baby

Chorus

I can make you a man

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

I don't want no dissension
Just dynamic tension

Janet Weiss

I'm a muscle fan

Chorus

In just seven days
I can make you a man

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Dig it if you can

Chorus

In just seven days
I can make you a man

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

On the day I went away

Chorus

Goodbye

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Was all I had to say

Chorus

Now I

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

I want to come again and stay

Chorus

Oh my

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Smile, and that will mean I may
'Cause I've seen blue skies
Through the tears in my eyes
And I realize I'm going home

Chorus

I'm going home

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Everywhere, it's been the same

Chorus

Feeling

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Like I'm outside in the rain

Chorus

Wheeling

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Free to try and find a game

Chorus

Dealing

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Cards for sorrow
Cards for pain
'Cause I've seen blue skies
Through the tears in my eyes
And I realize I'm going home

Chorus

I'm going home
I'm going home
I'm going home

Janet Majors

If only you knew how to win some prizes
If only you knew how to play
If you could sleep nights
Stop your crying
Then you might find out I still love you in my own way

If that's not enough then I am so sorry I met you
It was almost like leading you on
But there's more to it all
Than just wringing your heart out over something
That keeps on going wrong

So don't tell me you love me
How am I supposed to know what that means
No don't sell emotion
You can't find devotion
If you're falling apart at the seams

I hope that you smile
When you reach your conclusion
I hope that you'll know just what to say
But if it should mean that the party's over
You should know that I still love you
You should know that I still love you
You should know that I still love you
In my own way
In my own way
In my own way
In my own way

Running head on
To things that knock me down
Over again
He picked me off the ground
And I wasn't strong enough to fight
Anymore, but in your arms tonight

Hold me close and tight
In your arms tonight
In your arms tonight
In your arms tonight
Oh my love

God only knows
Why I don't just retreat
'Stead of riding the rails
Back to the place of my worst defeat
'Cause I'm not fooling anyone, not quite
Convincing you
But when your arms are in mine

Try not to be strong
Cry 'til it's all gone
If you hold me tight
In your arms tonight
Oh my love

For years you've seen in me
The one who'd be there for you
The way I need you, here tonight
Yeah yeah yeah

In your arms tonight
In your arms tonight
In your arms tonight
In your arms tonight, oh my love, oh yeah

My love...

Life at last salutations from the other side
I can see that you're the devil's pride
Do you realize that all of you donated something horrible you hated that is part of you
I'm your nightmares comin' true I am your crime

Life at last sit and listen while the fun begins
Hearts are broken and the bad guys win
Sit and listen all the cutting up is easy
And this isn't for the queasy or the weak of heart
You had better start for home while there's still time

I'm the evil that you created gettin' horny and damned frustrated
Bored stiff and I want me a woman now

I'm the evil that you created gettin' horny and damned frustrated
Each of you must stop and try me all of you might satisfy me

Cosmo McKinley

Ever since I was a little boy
Dressing up has always been my greatest joy
But when it's time to be discreet
There's one thing you just can't beat
And that's a strapless backless classical little black dress

Well first you go rip rip rip
Then you go snip snip snip
Then you whip in a zip zip zip
And split it up to the hip hip hip
And as you strip strip strip
You shiver, and quiver, for that soft caress
As you slip slip slip
Into that little black dress

Bert Schnick

Ever since I was the eina kliena heiren
It was the cordon bleu
For which I am most caring
And the one taste treat so sweet
That really can't be beat
Is what we have here, how you are, caviar
That little black mess

Janet Majors

Well first you go rip rip rip
Then you go snip snip snip
Then you whip in a zip zip zip
Split it up to the hip hip hip
And as you strip strip strip
Oh you quiver, shiver, for that soft caress
As you slip slip slip
Into that little black dress

That minimal (minimal)
Criminal (criminal)
Siniful little black dress

Nation McKinley

Let's face it Mac that basic black is coming back

Bert Schnick

Let's face it Mac that basic black is coming back

Nation and Bert

Let's face it Mac that basic black is coming back

Janet Majors

That minimal (minimal)
Criminal (criminal)
Siniful little black dress

Emily Weiss

Like a virgin with an urgin in a surgery
I'll be swinging, I'll be bringing out the nurse in me

Harry Weiss

The art will start when I play my part
As a healer who will steal your heart

Harry and Emily

Oh, look what I did to my Id
Oh, look what I did to my Id

Cosmo McKinley

With neurosis in profusion

Nation McKinley

And psychosis in your soul

Cosmo McKinley

Eliminate confusion

Cosmo and Nation

And hide inside a brand new role

Macy Struthers

Like a good time girl, I'm gonna try some new tricks

Ralph Hapschatt

This could be the start of a whole new career

Macy Struthers

Got a deep plum lipstick, and some therapeutics

Ralph Hapschatt

This could take us to a town that's nowhere near here

Nurse Ansalong

Got some heartfelt symptoms and I'm feeling sneaky

Rest Home Ricky

Young male intern, tall and handsome

Nurse Ansalong

Got my hems so high, they say I'm being cheeky

Rest Home Ricky

Legs like mine are really made for dancing

Chorus

Whoa whoa whoa!
Hey hey hey!

Cosmo and Nation

When heaven's in the music
Hell is in control
The angels got the voices
But the devil got the Rock and Roll!

Chorus

We may look like we're phony medics
But we took our look from a book by Frederick's
Oh, look what I did to my Id - Id!
Look what I did to my Id

Janet Majors

I'm in a cul de sac
And I gotta go back
So come on feet
We're gonna hit the streets
We've got it made
I'm looking for trade

Brad Majors

I'm looking for love!

Janet Majors

I'm looking for trade
I need some young blood
I need some young blood
I need it now

I need some young blood
I need some young blood

Chorus

And we're gonna get it somehow

Janet Majors

I'm on a dead end street
I'm like a dog in heat
I'm like a kid with no toys
I wanna get those boys
Oooh, I can't delay
I'm looking for trade

Brad Majors

I'm looking for love!

Janet Majors

I'm looking for trade

Oh, we're all living
Like there's no tomorrow
The way things are going
That's probably true
But without you and me, sis
The world would fall to pieces
Vena Cava, who's the raver?

Chorus

Our raving savior, that's you

Janet Majors

I'm on a primrose path
I'm looking for a little laugh
Remember, it's no fun
To be the chosen one
There are games to be played
Looking for trade

Brad Majors

I'm looking for love!

Janet Majors

I'm looking for trade!
I need some

Chorus

Young blood

Janet Majors

I need some

Chorus

Young blood

Janet Majors

I need it now
Ohhhhh, I need some

Chorus

Young blood

Janet Majors

I need some

Chorus

Young blood

Janet Majors

And I'm gonna get it somehow
I'm looking for trade!

Nation McKinley

I feel the heat from your skin
And the stubble on your chin
You're no good

Cosmo McKinley

You're no good

Nation McKinley

You've got dirt on your hands
And everybody understands
You're no good

Cosmo McKinley

Mmmm...you're no good

Nation McKinley

Oh, what a joke

Cosmo McKinley

What a joke

Nation McKinley

You feel like choking
You play for broke

Cosmo McKinley

You play for broke

Nation McKinley

He'll leave you smoking

Cosmo McKinley

Oh, romance is not a children's game

Nation McKinley

But you keep going back
It's driving you insane

Janet Majors

Drift into the Treacle deep
Slip into its silent depths
(Go to sleep)
With your everything akimbo
Float into the sandman's limbo

Nurse Ansalong

Night night

Rest Home Ricky

Night night

Nurse Ansalong

It's time for bye-byes
It's been a great day, thanks a heap
Now it's time for everyone to go to sleep

Studio Audience

Night night
It's time for bye-byes
It's been a great day, thanks a heap
Now it's time for everyone to go to sleep

Janet Majors

There's just the two of me
Alone at last together
We've got the luck so far
We are my lucky star
(Star star star star star star star star...)

Deep in the heart of me
I love every part of me
All I can see in me
Is danger and ecstasy
One thing there couldn't be
Is any more me in me

Cheerleaders

This is the me of me
Me me me

Janet and Cheerleaders

Me me
Me me me
Me me me

Janet Majors

I am my destiny
Je croie en toujour en moi, ha ha
I'd never lie to me
I'd be willing to die for moi
I'll pray every day to me
And here's what I'd say to me

Cheerleaders

This is the me of me
Me me me

Janet and Cheerleaders

Me me
Me me me
Me me me
Me me me

Janet Majors

Oh, me me
Me me me
Yeah, me me
Look at me
Moi moi

Hedwig

Rain falls hard
Burns dry
A dream
Or a song
That hits you so hard
Filling you up
And suddenly gone

Breathe Feel Love
Give Free
Know in your soul
Like your blood knows the way
From your heart to your brain
Knows that you're whole

And you're shining
Like the brightest star
A transmission
On the midnight radio
And you're spinning
Like a 45
Ballerina
Dancing to your rock and roll

Here's to Patti
...and Tina
...and Yoko
...Aretha
...and Nona
...and Nico
...and me

And all the strange rock and rollers
You know you're doing all right
So hold on to each other
You gotta hold on tonight
And you're shining
Like the brightest stars
A transmission
On the midnight radio

And you're spinning
Your new 45s
All the misfits and the losers
Well, you know you're rock and rollers
Spinning to your rock and roll

Lift up your hands
Lift up your hands
Lift up your hands
(...repeated to fade...)

By the gold light of your halo I wanna nail ya
Give you lovin' and devotion that won't ever fail ya'
Wanna run my mouth over your wounds
And you'll fall on the ground
And the holes in your hands and your feet they help to nail you down

Nail ya down
Nailed
Nailed
Nailed
They made you Christ to get ya nailed

When you hover in the night like a holy vision
With the crimson and the purple of your incision
Wanna run my fingers through your hair and over your pale skin
On the fringe, shit, Jesus Christ man, you sure wanna nail him

Get ya nailed
Nailed
Nailed
Nailed
They made you Christ to get ya nailed

He died for me
Died for no one else
He died for no one
And he'd see and complain
Oh the sweet and the sigh, to pain

And your heart is left out naked and exposed
I wish that you had left more to the eye, yeah
And I can't find the words to say I love you
And why and why and why and why and why... ha!

Nailed
Nailed
Nailed
It's just a fight to get ya nailed
They sent you Christ to get ya nailed

Our love is an old love baby it's older than all our years
I have seen in strange young eyes familiar tears
We're old souls in a new life baby
They gave us a new life to live and learn
Some time to touch old friends and still return

Our paths have crossed and parted this love affair was started long long ago
This love survives the ages in its story lives are pages
Fill them up may ours turn slow

Our love is a strong love baby we give it all and still receive
And so with empty arms we must still believe
All souls last forever so we need never fear goodbye
A kiss when I must go...no tears...in time...we kiss hello

Brad Majors

Once in a while, she don't want to call you
Speaking on the telephone
And once in your life, she won't want to know you
You look around
The one you've found, she is gone

And that's all the time that it takes
For a heart to turn to stone
The sweeter the wine
The harder to make the break
You hear something about someone
You'd thought you'd known

So baby don't cry like there's no tomorrow
After the night there's a brand new day
And there'll be no pain, and no more sorrow
So wash your face
And phone my place, it'll be OK

And that's all the time that it takes
For a heart to beat again
So give me a sign
That a lover makes
You look around
The one you've found is back again

Hedwig

When the earth was still flat,
And clouds made of fire,
And mountains stretched up to the sky,
Sometimes higher,
Folks roamed the earth
Like big rolling kegs.
They had two sets of arms.
They had two sets of legs.
They had two faces peering
Out of one giant head
So they could watch all around them
As they talked; while they read.
And they never knew nothing of love.
It was before the origin of love.

(origin of love)
The origin of love
(origin of love)

Now there was three sexes then,
One that looked like two men
Glued up back to back,
They called the children of the sun.
And similar in shape and girth
Was the children of the earth.
They looked like two girls
Rolled up in one.
And the children of the moon
Looked like a fork shoved on a spoon.
They was part sun, part earth,
Part daughter, part son.

Aaahhh... The origin of love.

Now the gods grew quite scared
Of our strength and defiance
And Thor said,
"I'm gonna kill them all
With my hammer,
Like I killed the giants."
But Zeus said, "No,
You better let me
Use my lightning, like scissors,
Like I cut the legs off the whales,
Dinosaurs into lizards."
And then he grabbed up some bolts
He let out a laugh,
Said, "I'll split them right down the middle.
Gonna cut them right up in half."
And then storm clouds gathered above
Into great balls of fire

And then fire shot down
From the sky in bolts
Like shining blades
Of a knife.
And it ripped
Right through the flesh
Of the children of the sun
And the moon
And the earth.
And some Indian god
Sewed the wound up to a hole,
Pulled it round to our belly
To remind us the price we pay.
And Osiris and the gods of the Nile
Gathered up a big storm
To blow a hurricane,
To scatter us away,
In a flood of wind and rain,
A sea of tidal waves,
To wash us all away,
And if we don't behave
They'll cut us down again
And we'll be hopping around on one foot,
Looking through one eye.

The last time I saw you
We'd just split in two.
You was looking at me.
I was looking at you.
You had a way so familiar,
But I could not recognize,
Cause you had blood on your face;
I had blood in my eyes.
But I could swear by your expression
That the pain down in your soul
Was the same as the one down in mine.
That's the pain,
That cuts a straight line
Down through the heart;
We called it love.
We wrapped our arms around each other,
Tried to shove ourselves back together.
We was making love,
Making love.

It was a cold dark evening,
Such a long time ago,
When by the mighty hand of Jove,
It was a sad story
How we became
Lonely two-legged creatures,
The story
The origin of love.
That's the origin of love.
Oh yeah.
The origin of love.
The origin of love.
The origin of love.

Janet Weiss

In the velvet darkness
Of the blackest night
Burning bright
There's a guiding star
No matter what or who you are

Brad and Janet

There's a light

Chorus

Over at the Frankenstein place

Brad and Janet

There's a light

Chorus

Burning in the fireplace

Brad and Janet

There's a light, light
In the darkness of everybody's life

Riff Raff

The darkness must go
Down the river of night's dreaming
Flow morphia slow
Let the sun and light come streaming
Into my life, into my life

Brad and Janet

There's a light

Chorus

Over at the Frankenstein place

Brad and Janet

There's a light

Chorus

Burning in the fireplace
There's a light, a light

Brad and Janet

In the darkness of everybody's life

Half asleep I hear a voice
Is it only in my mind
Or is it someone calling me someone I failed and left behind

To work it out I let them in
All the good guys and the bad guys that I've been
All the devils that disturbed me and the angels that defeated them somehow
Come together in me now

Face to face I greet the cast
Set in silence we begin
Companions in an empty room I taste their victory and sin

To work it out I let them in
All the good guys and the bad guys that I've been
All the devils that disturbed me and the angels that defeated them somehow
Come together in me now

A tale of beauty and the beast
I defend my soul from those who would accuse me
I share the famine and the feast
I have been the world and felt it turning seen the jester yearning to amuse me

Like a circus on parade
Seldom close enough to see
I wander through an angry crowd and wonder what became of me

To work it out I let them in
All the good guys and the bad guys that I've been
All the devils that disturbed me and the angels that defeated them somehow
Come together in me now

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

How could you!

Dr. Everett v. Scott

This way! This way!

Riff Raff

Shut up!

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

I'll tell you once
I won't tell you twice
You'd better wise up, Janet Weiss
Your apple pie don't taste too nice
You'd better wise up, Janet Weiss

I've laid the seed, it should be all you need
You're as sensual as a pencil
Wound up like an 'E' or first string
When we made it, did you hear a bell ring?
You got a block, well take my advice
You'd better wise up, Janet Weiss
The Transducer will seduce ya

Janet Weiss

My feet! I can't move my feet!

Dr. Everett v. Scott

My wheels! My God, I can't move my wheels!

Brad Majors

It's as if we're glued to the spot!

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

You are! So quake with fear, you tiny fools!

Janet Weiss

Oh, we're trapped!

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

It's something you'll get used to
A mental mind-fuck can be nice

Dr. Everett v. Scott

You won't find Earth people quite the easy mark you imagine
This sonic transducer - it is, I suppose, some kind of
Audio-vibratory, physiomolecular transport device

Brad Majors

You mean

Dr. Everett v. Scott

Yes, Brad
It's something we ourselves have been working on for quite some time
But it seems our friend here has found a means of perfecting it
A device which is capable of breaking down solid matter and then
Projecting it through space, and who knows, perhaps even time itself

Janet Weiss

You mean, he's gonna send us to another planet?

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Planet, schmanet, Janet!
You'd better wise up, Janet Weiss
You'd better wise up
Build your thighs up
You'd better wise up

Criminologist

And then she cried out

Janet Weiss

Stop!

Columbia

It was great when it all began
I was a regular Frankie fan
But it was over when he had the plan
To start working on a muscle man
Now the only thing that gives me hope
Is my love of a certain dope
Rose tints my world
Keeps me safe from my trouble and pain

Rocky Horror

I'm just seven hours old
Truly beautiful to behold
And somebody should be told
My libido hasn't been controlled
Now the only thing I've come to trust
Is an orgasmic rush of lust
Rose tints my world
And keeps me safe from my trouble and pain

Brad Majors

It's beyond me
Help me, Mommy
I'll be good, you'll see
Take this dream away
What this, let's see
I feel sexy
What's come over me?
Woo! Here it comes again

Janet Weiss

I feel released
Bad times deceased
My confidence has increased
Reality is here
The game has been disbanded
My mind has been expanded
It's a gas that Frankie's landed
His lust is so sincere

Lips

Michael Rennie was ill
The Day the Earth Stood Still
But he told us where we stand
And Flash Gordon was there
In silver underwear
Claude Rains was The Invisible Man
Then something went wrong
For Fay Wray and King Kong
They got caught in a celluloid jam
Then at a deadly pace
It Came From Outer Space
And this is how the message ran...

Science fiction (ooh ooh ooh) double feature
Doctor X (ooh ooh ooh) will build a creature
See androids fighting (ooh ooh ooh) Brad and Janet
Anne Francis stars in (ooh ooh ooh) Forbidden Planet
Wo oh oh oh oh oh
At the late night, double feature, picture show

I knew Leo G. Carroll
Was over a barrel
When Tarantula took to the hills
And I really got hot
When I saw Janette Scott
Fight a Triffid that spits poison and kills
Dana Andrews said prunes
Gave him the runes
And passing them used lots of skills
But When Worlds Collide
Said George Pal to his bride
I'm gonna give you some terrible thrills
Like a...

Science fiction (ooh ooh ooh) double feature
Doctor X (ooh ooh ooh) will build a creature
See androids fighting (ooh ooh ooh) Brad and Janet
Anne Francis stars in (ooh ooh ooh) Forbidden Planet
Wo oh oh oh oh oh
At the late night, double feature, picture show
I wanna go - Oh oh oh oh
To the late night, double feature, picture show
By R.K.O. - Wo oh oh oh
To the late night, double feature, picture show
In the back row - Oh oh oh oh
To the late night, double feature, picture show

Lips

Science fiction, double feature
Frank has built and lost his creature
Darkness has conquered Brad and Janet
The servants gone to a distant planet
Wo oh oh oh oh oh
At the late night, double feature, picture show
I want to go
Oh oh oh oh
To the late night, double feature, picture show

Cosmo McKinley

I'm not a loco with motive to suture myself
I've been a cynic for too many years
Playing doctor and nurse, it can be good for your health
I've seen clinics with those gimmicks in Tangiers

Nation McKinley

But if you open your heart to a smooth operator
He'll take you for all that you've got
He'll hand you a curse that'll be with you later
It'll shake you the way he takes off like a shot

Cosmo McKinley

You need a bit of

Chorus

Ooooh...Shock Treatment

Cosmo McKinley

Gets you jumping like a real live wire
Need a bit of

Chorus

Ooooh...Shock Treatment

Cosmo McKinley

So look out Mister, don't you blow your last resistor
For a vista that'll mystify ya

Nurse Ansalong

You're blinded by romance, you're blinded by science
You're condition is critically grave
But don't expect mercy from such an alliance
Suspicion of traditions so new wave

Cosmo McKinley

You need a bit of

Chorus

Ooooh...Shock Treatment

Cosmo McKinley

Gets you jumping like a real live wire
Need a bit of

Chorus

Ooooh...Shock Treatment

Cosmo McKinley

So look out Mister, don't you blow your last resistor
For a sister that'll certify ya, fy ya, fy ya

Cosmo McKinley

You need a bit of

Chorus

Ooooh...Shock Treatment

Cosmo McKinley

Gets you jumping like a real live wire
You need a bit of

Chorus

Ooooh...Shock Treatment

Cosmo McKinley

So look out Mister, don't you blow your last resistor
For a sister that'll certify ya, fy ya, fy ya, fy ya!

We need a man that is simple perfection
There's nothing that's harder to find
Someone to lead us protect us and feed us
And help us to make up our minds
We need a man that's sophisticated
Quiet and strong and well educated
Where to go what to do
Could it be somebody super like you

We need a man that can stand as a symbol
And symbols have got to be tall
Someone with taste and the tiniest waist
With his help would not life be a ball
If we had fun he would not restrain us
If we got caught he would just explain us
Where to go what to do
Could it be somebody super like you

We pledge allegiance to his gracefulness and charming manners
With a voice that's both sides choice he'll bring us to our knees in admiration
He is king of all who see and hear his perfect pitch
And more surprises when his time is come a stallion rises

We need a man with a head on his shoulders a nose that is simply divine
Hollywood smile and a perfect profile and with eyes that would sparkle and shine
Long flowing hair for a crowning glory
There'd be a man who could tell our story
Where to go what to do
Could it be somebody super like you

We pledge allegiance to his gracefulness and charming manners
With a voice that's both sides choice he'll bring us to our knees in admiration
He is king of all who see and hear his perfect pitch
And more surprises when his time is come a stallion rises
Rises...rises...rises

Caught up in your wheelin' dealin' you've got no time left for simple feelin'
I thought I knew you but I didn't know you at all
Trapped inside your world of worry you miss so much when you always hurry
Well slow down baby you'll only get hurt if you fall

Well you told me one time that you'd be somebody
That you weren't workin' just to survive
But you're workin' so hard that you don't even know you're alive
Workin' so hard to be somebody special not working just to survive
Well you're special to me babe but what I don't see babe is
Where you go once you arrive
Where we go once we arrive

Damn all evil that takes possession until your pipe dreams become obsessions
They scare me baby and we should have nothing to fear
I'm no child but I can't help wonder it seems like some kind of spell you're under
You're listnin' baby but somehow you don't really hear

Well you told me one time that you'd be somebody
That you weren't workin' just to survive
But you're workin' so hard that you don't even know you're alive
Workin' so hard to be somebody special not working just to survive
Well you're special to me babe but what I don't see babe is
Where you go once you arrive
Where we go once we arrive

Hedwig

I've got a sweet tooth
for licorice drops and jelly roll.
Hey sugar daddy, Hansel needs some sugar in his bowl.
I'll lay out fine china on the linen
and polish up the chrome.
If you've got some sugar for me,
Sugar Daddy, bring it home.

Black strap molasses,
you're my orange blossom honey bear.
Bring me Versace blue jeans,
black designer underwear.
We'll dress up like the disco-dancing jet set
in Milan and Rome.
If you've got some sugar for me,
Sugar Daddy, bring it home.

Oh the thrill of control,
like the rush of rock and roll,
it's the sweetest taste I've known.
Oh yeah.
If you've got some sugar, bring it home.

(Looks like we've got some sugar daddies in the house.)
When honey bees go shopping
it's something to be seen.
(You could give me a cavity, honey.)
They swarm to wild flowers
and get nectar for the queen.
(I bet you could fill that cavity, sweetie.)
And everything you bring me
got me dripping like a honeycomb.
If you've got some sugar for me,
Sugar Daddy, bring it home.
(It's a car wash, ladies and gentleman!)

Oh the thrill of control,
like the Blitzkrieg on the roll,
it's the sweetest taste I've known.
Oh yeah.
If you've got some sugar
bring it home.
Come on, Sugar Daddy bring it home!

Whiskey and French cigarettes,
a motorbike with high-speed jets,
a Waterpik, a Cuisinart
and a hypo-allergenic dog.
Oh I want all the luxuries of the modern age,
and every item on every page
in the Lillian Vernon catalogue.

So you think only a woman can truly love a man.
Well you buy me the dress
I'll be more woman
than a man like you can stand.
I'll be your Venus on a chocolate clam shell
rising on a sea of marshmallow foam
If you've got some sugar for me,
Sugar Daddy, bring it home.

It's our tradition to control,
Like Erich Honecker and Helmut Kohl,
(Remember him?)
From the Ukraine to the Rhone.
Sweet home über alles,
Lord, I'm coming home yeah
Come on, Sugar Daddy, bring me home.
(Yeehaw!)

Brad Majors

I've done a lot
God knows I've tried
To find the truth
I've even lied
But all I know
Is down inside I'm

Chorus

Bleeding

Janet Weiss

And super heroes
Come to feast
To taste the flesh
Not yet deceased
And all I know
Is still the beast is

Chorus

Feeding

Criminologist

And crawling on the planet's face
Some insects called the human race
Lost in time, and lost in space
And meaning

Chorus

Meaning

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

How do you do
I see you've met my faithful handyman
He's just a little brought down because
When you knocked
He thought you were the candyman
Don't get strung out by the way I look
Don't judge a book by its cover
I'm not much of a man by the light of day
But by night I'm one hell of a lover
I'm just a sweet transvestite
From Transexual, Transylvania

Let me show you around, maybe play you a sound
You look like you're both pretty groovy
Or if you want something visual
That's not too abysmal
We could take in an old Steeve Reeves movie

Brad Majors

I'm glad we caught you at home
Could we use your phone?
We're both in a bit of a hurry

Janet Weiss

Right!

Brad Majors

We'll just say where we are
Then go back to the car
We don't want to be any worry

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Well you got caught with a flat
Well how 'bout that
Well babies don't you panic
By the light of the night
It'll all seem alright
I'll get you a Satanic mechanic
I'm just a sweet transvestite
From Transexual, Transylvania
Why don't you stay for the night

Riff Raff

Night!

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Or maybe a bite

Columbia

Bite!

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

I could show you my favorite obsession
I've been making a man
With blonde hair and a tan
And he's good for relieving my tension
I'm just a sweet transvestite
From Transexual, Transylvania
Hit it! Hit it!
I'm just a sweet transvestite

Chorus

Sweet Transvestite!

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

From Transexual

Chorus

Transylvania

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

So come up to the lab
And see what's on the slab
I see you shiver with antici...pation
But maybe the rain
Isn't really to blame
So I'll remove the cause
But not the symptom

Rocky Horror

The Sword of Damocles is hanging over my head
And I've got the feeling someone's gonna be cutting the thread
Oh, woe is me
My life is a misery
Oh, can't you see
That I'm at the start of a pretty big downer
I woke up this morning with a start when I fell out of bed

Chorus

That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

And left from my dreaming was a feeling of unnameable dread

Chorus

That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

My high is low
I'm dressed up with no place to go
And all I know
Is I'm at the start of a pretty big downer

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Oh, Rocky!

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh no no no

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh no no no

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Oh, my baby!

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

The Sword of Damocles is hanging over my head

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Oh, really!

Chorus

That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

And I've got the feeling someone's gonna be cutting the thread

Chorus

That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh, woe is me
My life is a mystery
And can't you see
That I'm at the start of a pretty big downer

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Come here!

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh no no no

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh no no no

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime
That ain't no crime

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh no no no

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime

Rocky Horror

Oh no no no

Chorus

Sha la la la
That ain't no crime
That ain't no crime
Sha la la

Hedwig

Don't you know me, Kansas City?
I'm the new Berlin Wall.
Try and tear me down!

I was born on the other side
of a town ripped in two
I made it over the great divide
Well now I'm coming for you

Chorus

Enemies and adversaries
they try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
Try and tear me down

Hedwig

I rose from off of the doctor's slab
like Lazarus from the pit
Now everyone wants to take a stab
and decorate me
with blood graffiti and spit

Chorus

Enemies and adversaries
they try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
Try and tear me down

Yitzhak

On August 13th, 1961,
a wall was erected
down the middle of the city of Berlin.
The world was divided by a cold war
and the Berlin wall
was the most hated symbol of that divide
Reviled. Graffitied. Spit upon.
We thought the wall would stand forever,
and now that it's gone,
we don't know who we are anymore.

Ladies and Gentleman,
Hedwig is like that wall,
standing before you in the divide
between East and West,
Slavery and Freedom,
Man and Woman,
Top and Bottom.
And you can try and tear her down,
but before you do,
you must remember one thing! Hey.

Hedwig

Ain't much of a difference
between a bridge and a wall
Without me right in the middle, babe
you would be nothing at all

Chorus

Enemies and adversaries
they try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
try and tear me down.

Enemies and adversaries
they try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
try and tear me down.

Hedwig

From East Berlin
to Junction City.
Hello, New York.
Hello, Missouri.
What?
Try and tear me down?

Come on and tear...
Come on and tear...
me down.

TAGS: Richard Hartley Richard O'Brien Shock Treatment Shock Treatment Lyrics Soundtrack Thank God I'm A Man
Note that these lyrics go with the longer version of the song that is present on the soundtrack album. In the actual movie, one of Harry's verses is omitted ("A man should cut the lawn..."). Music and lyrics by Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien.
Harry Weiss

A man should call the toss
Wear the pants, and be the boss
A man should be the drink
For his own damn sake

And men should the misters
And the masters of their sisters
A man should be the reason
For a heart to break

A man should cut the lawn
Change the tire, mend the worn
A man should never wait
To oil a rusting gate

Men should hold the key positions
In our country's great traditions
A man should put the food
Upon the family plate

Marines

So, be moral
Don't quarrel
Fair and square is best

Old Women

Let me alert you
That virtue won't hurt you
Or desert you

Men

If you wear hair on your chest

Studio Audience

So always remember to follow the rules

Marines

Box clever

Men

And jocks never

Harry Weiss

Hock another jock's tools

A man should wax a car
Fix a fuse, and tend the bar
A man should like his brow
To be wet with sweat

Men should know the right occasions
To indulge in tax evasions
A man should know the settings
That his spark plugs get

Faggots are maggots
Thank God I'm a man

Roll on thunder shine on lightnin' the days are long and the nights are frightnin'
Nothing matters anyway and that's the hell of it
Winter comes and the winds blow colder well some grew wiser you just grew older
And you never listened anyway and that's the hell of it

Good for nothin' bad in bed nobody likes you and you're better off dead goodbye
We've all come to say goodbye goodbye
Born defeated died in vain
Super destruction you were hooked on pain and tho' your music lingers on
All of us are glad you're gone
If I could live my life half as worthlessly as you
I'm convinced that I'd wind up burning too

Love yourself as you love no other be no man's fool be no man's brother
We're all born to die alone y'know that's the hell of it
Life's a game where they're bound to beat you and time's a trick they can turn to cheat you
And we only waste it anyway and that's the hell of it

Good for nothin' bad in bed nobody likes you and you're better off dead goodbye
We've all come to say goodbye
Born defeated died in vain
Super destruction you were hooked on pain and tho' your music lingers on
All of us are glad you're gone

Tommy
Gnosis

Look what you've done,
you gigolo.
You know that I loved you, hon,
and I didn't want to know
that your cool,
seductive serenade
was a tool
of your trade,
you gigolo.

Of all the riches you've surveyed,
and all that you can lift,
I'm just another dollar that you made
in your long, long grift

Look what you've done,
you gigolo.
Another hustle has been run,
but now you ought to know
that this fool
can no longer be swayed
by the tools
of your trade,
you gigolo.

I'm just another john you gypped,
another sucker stiffed,
a walk-on role in the script
to your long, long grift.
The love that had me in your grip
was just a long, long grift.

Riff Raff

It's astounding
Time is fleeting
Madness takes its toll
But listen closely

Magenta

Not for very much longer

Riff Raff

I've got to keep control
I remember doing the Time Warp
Drinking those moments when
The blackness would hit me

Riff and Magenta

And the void would be calling

Chorus

Let's do the Time Warp again
Let's do the Time Warp again

Criminologist

It's just a jump to the left

Chorus

And then a step to the right

Criminologist

With your hands on your hips

Chorus

You bring your knees in tight
But it's the pelvic thrust
That really drives you insane
Let's do the Time Warp again
Let's do the Time Warp again

Magenta

It's so dreamy
Oh, fantasy free me
So you can't see me
No, not at all
In another dimension
With voyeuristic intention
Well secluded, I see all

Riff Raff

With a bit of a mind flip

Magenta

You're into the time slip

Riff Raff

And nothing can ever be the same

Magenta

You're spaced out on sensation

Riff Raff

Like you're under sedation

Chorus

Let's do the Time Warp again
Let's do the Time Warp again

Columbia

Well I was walking down the street
Just a having a think
When a snake of a guy gave me an evil wink
He shook-a me up, he took me by surprise
He had a pick up truck and the devil's eyes
He stared at me and I felt a change
Time meant nothing, never would again

Chorus

Let's do the Time Warp again
Let's do the Time Warp again

Criminologist

It's just a jump to the left

Chorus

And then a step to the right

Criminologist

With your hands on your hips

Chorus

You bring your knees in tight
But it's the pelvic thrust
That really drives you insane
Let's do the Time Warp again
Let's do the Time Warp again

Janet Weiss

I was feeling done in
Couldn't win
I'd only ever kissed before

Columbia

You mean she?

Magenta

Uh huh

Janet Weiss

I thought there's no use getting
Into heavy petting
It only leads to trouble
And seat wetting
Now all I want to know
Is how to go
I've tasted blood and I want more

Magenta and Columbia

More, more, more!

Janet Weiss

I'll put up no resistance
I want to stay the distance
I've got an itch to scratch
I need assistance
Touch-a touch-a touch-a touch me
I wanna be dirty
Thrill me, chill me, fulfill me
Creature of the night

Then if anything grows
While you pose
I'll oil you up
And rub you down

Magenta and Columbia

Down, down, down!

Janet Weiss

And that's just one small fraction
Of the main attraction
You need a friendly hand
And I need action
Touch-a touch-a touch-a touch me
I wanna be dirty
Thrill me, chill me, fulfill me
Creature of the night

Columbia

Touch-a touch-a touch-a touch me

Magenta

I wanna be dirty

Columbia

Thrill me, chill me, fulfill me

Magenta

Creature of the night

Janet Weiss

Oh, touch-a touch-a touch-a touch me
I wanna be dirty
Thrill me, chill me, fulfill me
Creature of the night

Rocky Horror

Creature of the night

Brad Majors

Creature of the night?

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Creature of the night

Magenta

Creature of the night

Riff Raff

Creature of the night

Columbia

Creature of the night

Rocky Horror

Creature of the night

Janet Weiss

Creature of the night!

Carburetors man, that's what life is all about
That's what life is all about, that's what life is all about
That's what life is all about, that's what life is all about

I was not myself last night lost a fight, my woody barely running
By a dude I should have beat, and on the street a blow like that is stunning

I finally lost control and tore my tuck-n-roll upholstery
Where my baby sits up close to me
That's supposed to be what our life is all about
Upholstery where my baby sits up close to me
That's supposed to be what our life is all about

Of all life's mysteries the greatest one I've seen
My short runs better when it's clean

I was not myself last night ran a light without my registration
Where the cops were bound to see and you know me already on probation
I wound up on parole I tore my tuck-n-roll upholstery
Where my baby sits up close to me
That's supposed to be what our life is all about
Upholstery where my baby sits up close to me
That's supposed to be what our life is all about

Chorus

Hedwig

You know, the sun is in your eyes
And hurricanes and rains
and black and cloudy skies.

You're running up and down that hill.
You turn it on and off at will.
There's nothing here to thrill
or bring you down.

Chorus

And if you've got no other choice
You know you can follow my voice
through the dark turns and noise
of this wicked little town.

Hedwig

Oh Lady, luck has led you here
and they're so twisted up
they'll twist you up. I fear

the pious, hateful and devout,
you're turning tricks til you're turned out,
the wind so cold it burns,
you're burning out and blowing round.

Chorus

And if you've got no other choice
you know you can follow my voice
through the dark turns and noise
of this wicked little town.

Hedwig

The fates are vicious and they're cruel.
You learn too late you've used two wishes
like a fool

and then you're someone you are not,
and Junction City ain't the spot, remember Mrs. Lot
and when she turned around.

Chorus

And if you got no other choice
you know you can follow my voice
through the dark turns and noise
of this wicked little town.

Tommy
Gnosis

Forgive me,
For I did not know.
'Cause I was just a boy
You were so much more

Than any god could ever plan,
More than a woman or a man.
Now I understand
How much I took from you:
That, when everything starts breaking down,
You take the pieces off the ground
And show this wicked town
something beautiful and new.

You think that Luck
Has left you there.
But maybe there's nothing
Up in the sky but air.

And there's no mystical design,
No cosmic lover preassigned.
There's nothing you can find
that cannot be found.
'Cause, with all the changes
you've been through,
It seems the stranger's always you,
Alone again in some new
Wicked little town.

When you've got no other choice
You know you can follow my voice
Through the dark turns and noise
Of this wicked little town.
It's a wicked little town.
Goodbye, wicked little town.

Hedwig

On nights like this
when the world's a bit amiss
and the lights go down
across the trailer park
I get down
I feel had
I feel on the verge of going mad
and then it's time to punch the clock
I put on some make-up
Turn on the tape deck
and put the wig back on my head
suddenly I'm Miss Midwest
Midnight Checkout Queen
until I head home
and I put myself to bed

I look back on where I'm from
look at the woman I've become
and the strangest things
seem suddenly routine
I look up from my Vermouth on the rocks
a gift-wrapped wig still in the box
of towering velveteen
I put on some make-up
Some LaVern Baker
I'm pulling the wig down from the shelf
Suddenly I'm Miss Beehive 1963
Until I wake up
and I turn back to myself

Some girls they got natural ease
they wear it any way they please
with their French flip curls
and perfumed magazines
Wear it up
Let it down
This is the best way that I've found
to be the best you've ever seen

I put on some make-up
Turn on the eight-track
I'm pulling the wig down from the shelf
Suddenly I'm Miss Farrah Fawcett
from TV
until I wake up
and I turn back to myself

Shag, bi-level, bob
Dorothy Hamill do,
Sausage curls, chicken wings
It's all because of you
With your blow dried, feather back,
Toni home wave, too
flip, fro, frizz, flop

It's all because of you
It's all because of you
It's all because of you

(OK, everybody!)
I put on some make-up
Turn on the eight-track
I'm pulling the wig down from the shelf
Suddenly I'm this punk rock star
of stage and screen
and I ain't never
I'm never turning back

Dr. Frank-N-Furter

My my my
My my my my my
My my my my
My my
I'm a wild and an untamed thing
I'm a bee with a deadly sting
You get a hit and your mind goes ping
Your heart'll pump and your blood will sing
So let the party and the sounds rock on
We're gonna shake it 'till the life has gone
Rose tint my world
Keep me safe from my trouble and pain

Chorus

We're a wild and an untamed thing
We're a bee with a deadly sting
You get a hit and your mind goes ping
Your heart'll pump and your blood will sing
So let the party and the sounds rock on
We're gonna shake it 'till the life has gone
Rose tint my world
Keep me safe from my trouble and pain

We're a wild and an untamed thing
We're a bee with a deadly sting
You get a hit and your mind goes ping
Your heart'll pump and your blood will sing
So let the party and the sounds rock on
We're gonna shake it 'till the life has gone, gone, gone
Rose tint my world
Keep me safe from my trouble and pain

Riff Raff

Frank-N-Furter, it's all over
Your mission is a failure
Your lifestyle's too extreme
I'm your new commander
You now are my prisoner
We return to Transylvania
Prepare the transit beam