Life in the Fast Lane
|Original||Translation of Slang|
was a hard-headed man
for action and hot for the game
evening, until it was light
for excited about
to drop a name to mention a famous person you know personally in conversation
all the right pills all the fashionable drugs
heavenly bills high bills
lines on the mirror cocaine lines on her face wrinkles
make it have sex
said, "Listen, baby. You can hear the engine
We've been up and down this highway haven't seen a goddam thing."
He said, "Call the doctor. I think I'm gonna crash."
"The doctor says he's coming, but you gotta pay him cash."
They went rushing down that freeway,
messed around and got lost
They didn't know they were just dying to get off
And it was life in the fast lane
Life in the fast lane
goddam for emphasis
gonna crash going to crash - come down badly from a drug high/crash a car you gotta you've got to
freeway a highway with a lot of lanes (not slang)
messed around spent time unproductively