A SNAKE IN THE GRASS by Bob Fosse

An ode to suicidal astral travel by the snake performed by the incredible genius dancer and choreographer Bob Fosse in the 1974 Movie of “The Little Prince” (the guy who posted this on youtube noticed that it looks like Michael Jackson must have taken much inspiration from this performance)

Lyrics:

If you would like to cure the fever called life
Get some relief from all the struggle and strife
The grandest medicine that I can propose
Is under your nose
A snake in the grass

If you would like a spot where life where never goes
Where you can leave your body home in your clothes
The finest travel agent you’ll ever meet is right at your feet
A snake in the grass

One sting and you can say goodbye to all of your friends
One sting and you’ll be singing as your spirit ascends
All’s well that ends

So any day or night wherever you are
If you would like to take a trip to a star
The quickest transportation yet known to man
Is none other than a snake in the grass

If you would like to leave that inhuman race
And take up residence out yonder in space
When you are ready to go traveling on
Sit right down upon
A snake in the grass

One sting is quite enough to make you happy and free
One sting and you’ll discover how relaxed you can be
Posthumously

And while you’re wandering through the heavenly blue
If you should see the lord come strolling in view
Go up and tell him you bring him best wishes from
His fallen old chum a snake in the grass
A snake in the grass….

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~ by remainsofthedesi on August 5, 2007.

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