While I'm Still Alive

Playing the game

With the chips on my shoulder

Checking in the mirror

As my coffee cup gets colder

Stagger and swagger

Combing my hair

If tomorrow's not there

Then at least today's all mine


While I'm still alive

While I'm still alive

While I'm still alive

Strutting my stuff

I'm blagging the damage

From coupling with headlines

I was suckled on salvage

The fighting's exciting

The age is dramatic

I'm crackling with static

Just jiving to survive


Take a stroll down the side roads, I know you want to

A shock in the dark can be good for your heart, oh yeah


Scuffling along

On the crest of a wave

Laughing and grafting

Or jerking and working

Striking a match

Where life is a gas

I need the flash

To make it all worthwhile