Rhinestone kid on a freeway star
An '87 pickup and a red guitar
Playin' like an angel with a broken wing
A song of true love for his girl Darlene
They haven't seen each other for a year or so
Man, he misses her like we all miss that tv show
Where he first performed that love song 'bout a year ago
Well, if ya haven't heard it yet then this is how it goes...
Like the buffalos do it by the wishing well
'Cause they haven't got no money for a cheap motel
What sweeter thing could happen to a boy an' a girl?
We gotta do it like mechanical rabbits from hell, yeah
It was the sweetest song playin' on the radio
From the edge of Alabama down to Mexico
It was a number one hit but Darlene didn't know
Whom her fav'rite song was fo'
But everytime she hears it, her heart, like a gong
Would tremble for the man for whom she longs
... For whom she longs...
And 'en she starts to sing along...
We gotta do it for a reason, gotta do it for fun
We gotta sparkle like tequila in the hot... Hot sun, yeah!
We gotta do it like Sinatra used to do "My Way"
An' in the background there's that Beck dude singin' Odelay