Hey, alles glänzt, so schön neu


All is new
I burn down my studio, sniff the ashes like coke.
I slay my goldfish, bury him in the yard.
I blast my hangout, I let everything go. (uh…)
My old life tastes like limp biscuit.
Fry me a splendid steak, Peter cooks finest meat now.
I’m the update, Peter Fox 1.1.
I want to shake myself, party, but my pool is too small.
I grow a second set of choppers like the great white shark. (hoo…)
Waxed, doped, polished, brandnew teeth.
I became euphoriant and have expensive plans.
I buy me construction machines, dredgers, rollers and cranes.
I jump at Berlin and sound the sirens.
I build pretty loudspeaker arrays, basses knead your soul.
I am the wrecking ball for the g-g-g-german scene.Hey, all is shiny, that brand-new.
Hey, if you don’t like it, make it anew. (hoo…)
The world covered with dust but I want to see where I go.
Climb on the mountain of dirt because on top the wind blows.
Hey, all is shiny, that brand-new.

I’m fed up of my old clothes and let am rot in a bag.
I mothball them and then I go shopping naked.
I’m completely redecorated, chicks have something to stare at.
In rude health, buff, world champion of boxing and chess.
Only talking directly, give me a yes or a no.
Stop the falderal, I stop that old bosh.
If I ever smoke pot again, I’ll cut my leg with an axe.
I don’t want to lie again, I want to mean every sentence like it’s said.

My head bursts, I have to change all.
I search the button, meet the powerfull men.
Jive happiness on the country, buy banks and broadcast stations.
Everybody runs riot, trembling sheep and lambs.
I look better than Bono and am a common man.
Ready to rescue the world, though that might be flying a bit high.

Hey, all is shiny, that brand-new.
Hey, if you don’t like it, make it anew. (hoo…)
The air is used up here, it is hard to breath.
Bye bye I got to get out here, the walls are coming near.
The world covered with dust but I want to see where I go.
Climb on the mountain of dirt because on top the wind blows.
Hey, all is shiny, that brand-new.

Hey

The pun on jive is untranslatable: “Swing das Land zum Glück”. “Swing” nearly sounds like “zwing” and that means “to force”. “Jive happiness on the country” sounds in German like “force happiness on the country”.

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