“Not To Die”

“Not To Die”

Music and lyrics: Miss Universe, 2015
Arrangement and piano: Selim Benba
Foto: Colin Barey, Gari Gari Bar, Tokyo

 

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“Not to die”

One day I’d like to be paid like that CEO,
One day I’d like to be paid like him

Be picked by a car,
Havea flight to Qatar,
Walk in a special room reserved for me…

One day I’d like to be paid like that CEO,
One day I’d like to be paid like him

Am I asking to much,
Did I work not hard enough,
Bottom wage has become big stuff

One day I’d love to be paid like that CFO,
One day I’d love to be paid like him

At the end of the year,
Find basket full of chocolate,
And a eighty-thousand dollar check, for all the good work I’ve done!

One day I’d like to be paid like that CFO
The one who cares for his daughters and sons,

Not to worry about tomorrow
Going sailing, enjoying riding,
Not to ask everyday, what have I done wrong?

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People ask me where does my pianist come from
I say, from my mother- in- law.
People ask me where does my beauty come from
I say, from my mother- in- law.
People ask me where does my intelligence come from
I say, from my mother- in- law.
People ask me where does my acting talent come from
I say, from my mother- in- law.
People ask me where does my beautiful voice come from
I say, from my mother- in- law.

People ask me where does my blue eyes come from
I say, from my mother- in- law.
People ask me why didn’t she leave any inheritance.
I say, I don’t know!
People ask me, where do my diamonds come from
Then, I say, from DA-I-SO-O!!

A dancer or a painter
A songwriter or a curator
When will you have your own flat?

One day we’d like to be paid like that CFO,
One day we’d like to be paid like him

Miss Universe has to try,
Not to weep, not to cry,
and wait for the late train to come…

Miss Universe has to try,
Not to cry, not to die…

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