I ain't got no fun today It's just like yesterday, oh yeah Only different shades of grey I'm bored right out of my skull I'd have to get high just to be dull I'm institutional My TV screen spins around and around And around and around
(I need a sideshow) I need a sideshow (Some kinda creepshow) Some kinda creepshow (oh yeah) Ooh yeah They ran the circus out of town But the ring master said "Boy, you can stick around"
I pay to see the freaks Some finger lickin' chicken-eating geek Hey, that sounds cool to me I just want to step inside I want a scary ride, oh yeah See Jeckyll turn to Hyde I feel my head spinnin' round and around And around and around
(I need a sideshow) I need a sideshow, oh yeah (Some kinda creepshow) Some kinda creepshow, oh yeah (Sideshow) I just want someplace to go, oh yeah I tried to be the circus clown But even my monkey wouldn't hang around
And the hunchback midget and his twisted friends Offer me a world of thrills that never end
I need a sideshow, oh yeah Some kind of freaky show, oh yeah (Sideshow) Down where the neon glows Just like a psychedelic video Or a 24 hour party, go go go Not a 90210, no I need a sideshow I'm runnin' my private sideshow