4 How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously
You live upon a stage, and everyone's agreed

You're the brightest hope by far that anyone can see

So when you take the limelight you can guarantee

You're gaining fame and claiming credibility

Tell me baby are you gonna get high as a kite?

Tell me baby are you gonna let it happen every night

How can you expect to be taken seriously?



You live within the law, and everyone assumes

You must find this a bore, and try something new

You're an intellectual giant, an authority

To preach and teach the whole world about ecology

Tell me baby are you gonna make any other claims?

Tell me baby are you gonna take any of the blame?

How can you expect to be taken seriously?

How can you expect to be taken seriously?

(Seriously)

(Seriously)



You live within the headlines, so everyone can see

You're supporting every new cause and meeting royalty

You're another major artist on a higher plane

Do you think they'll put you in the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame?

Tell me baby how you generate longevity

Tell me baby how you really hate publicity

How can you expect to be taken seriously?

How can you expect to be taken seriously?

(Seriously)

Seriously

(Seriously)

Seriously

Aah, seriously