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Reality Check

 
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Lyric Credits: Mike Lacey
Music Credits: Mike Lacey
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Description
Short Song Description:
People from all weeks needing to take a harsh look at what they've done and the life they've created
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Metadata
Song Length:
3:44
Primary Genre:
Rock-Roots/Rock n' Roll
Secondary Genre:
Rock-General
Tempo:
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal:
Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1:
Justice
Mood 1:
Troubled
Similar Artist 1:
Aerosmith
Language:
English
Era:
1970 - 1979
Lyrics
Reality Check copyright 2007
Mike Lacey


Poor little rich boys on the news
Once had it all, now singin' the blues
Thinks cookin' books don't make a crime
If it ruins lives you're doin' time


Awful hard to pity you, we got our own lives to do

Chorus 1
Yer saying it's so bad
Wasted every break you had
If you think your world's a wreck
Cash your reality check


Right down the street's a family man
Whose double life takes secret plans
When his deception is exposed
He'd better hide as rumors grow


Ain't the man that we thought we knew, rehab's comin' next for you

Chorus 2
Fake tears, as if you care
Seek redemption through a prayer
Can't fix the lives you wrecked
Write your reality check


Attorneys sue like it's a sport
Love spreading misery in court
Justice was blind before your lies
Hardly a shock that you're despised


Lost a conscience long ago, now you're reapin' what you sow

Chorus 3
I doubt you have a soul
Power's your only goal
You'll never get respect
Just a big reality checks

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