Repo Man (1984) opening song - Iggy Pop

Full song:

I was riding on a concrete slab,
down a river of useless flab
it was such a beautiful day
I heard a witchdoctor say,
"I'll turn you into a toadstool"
I'm looking for the joke
with a microscope
my muscle's twitching on your words
if you're on the streets
you lose your nerves
divinity throws you a curve sticks you
and then you go beserk
abhoaring no inspiration.
I'm looking for the joke
with a microscope page
out of a comic book
a chicken hanging on a hook
a river and a babbling brook
a sermon and a teenage hook
shaking my hand at your fake face
a suicide a certain look
a microphone a loose guitar
people feeling near and far
stupidity a mental scar
put cruel into cruelty
as life goes by you in a blurr
an achoholic has gone far
everything just goes too far
I was pissing on the desert sands,
when the desert whispered to me,
"damn! isn't this a shame?
things will never be the same..."
I run this gas and oasis now
I'm looking for the joke
with a microscope
I was a teenage dinosaur,
stoned and obsolete
I didn't get fucked
and I didn't get kissed
I got so fucking dense
using my head for an ashtray
now I'll tell you who I am
I'm the repo-man
and I'm looking for the joke
looking for the joke
I'm looking for the joke
with a microscope

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