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Illusion, Coma, Pimp & Circumstance
Recorded circa 2003 and released as the 2nd track on album Musicology (March 27, 2004). Written by Prince.

 
She knew which fork 2 use but she couldn't dance (Haha)
So he hipped her 2 the funk n exchange 4 the finance (Tell me)
Who's pimpin' who if nobody gets a 2nd chance? (Tell me who, who?)
This is the story of illusion, coma, pimp and circumstance

She was older but rich beyond compare
She'd drop a thousand dollars at the salon just 2 get her hair did
He was good at compliments, better n the bunk (Compassion)
She laced him with a crib n Paris, he hipped her 2 the funk
Way 2 fine he was 4 her, a dirty dog n expensive fur
But as long as she's providin' chips and whips we can do this funky thang
Uh-huh, as long as she was playin' the host
He figured he would make the most of them hips and lips
He hooked her up, rocked her coast 2 coast (Funky)
(Ugly) She was so ugly but rich beyond compare
Dropped a couple hundred thousand dollars on a silver whip just 2 match the color of her hair
Say what?
She said, "I got plenty of what U need" (Uh)
Listen 2 her say, "Put the spoon down, honey, c'mon, let mama feed U"
Oh!

She knew which fork 2 use but she couldn't dance (Uh) (Sure couldn't)
So he hipped her 2 the funk n exchange 4 the finance (Money)
Who's pimpin' who if nobody gets a 2nd chance? (Uh uh)
This is the story of illusion, coma, pimp and circumstance

Where was I? Oh yeah, a gentleman he was
He never spoke about her nose so prominent because
N the dark it'd glow
If she was only tan instead of so lily white
Her name was Doris but he called her "Fluo..."
As n "...rescent," that ain't right
Fluorescent every night
A situation bound 2 fail as sure as Doris' skin was pale (Uh uh)
Money might talk but what does it say?
"U better get busy if U wanna get paid"
And boy, I was fine back n the day

She knew which fork 2 use but she couldn't dance (Uh)
So he hipped her 2 the funk n exchange 4 the finance (Get a real job)
Who's pimpin' who if nobody gets a 2nd chance? (Nobody)
That's the story of illusion, coma, pimp and circumstance
Now dance
Dance

He spent her money oh so well, huh
Take a bath n cold crystal
He took a trip 2 burn an old flame n 'Frisco, like wow
When Doris caught him n her arms
She shrugged her shoulders and said, "No harm"
"Just put ur name on this pre-nup and we can all hit the disco"
Uh

She knew which fork 2 use but she couldn't dance (Yes she did, no no)
So he hipped her 2 the funk n exchange 4 the finance (Ah-ah, money...)
Who's pimpin' who if nobody gets a 2nd chance? (Who's pimpin'? Nobody)
This is the story of illusion, coma, pimp and circumstance (Ah... oh, hey!)
She knew which fork 2 use but she couldn't dance (Sure did)
So he hipped her 2 the funk n exchange 4 the finance
(Uh, n exchange 4 some chips and whips)
Who's pimpin' who if nobody gets a 2nd chance? (Hmph, no no no)
This is the story of illusion, coma, pimp and circumstance
Now dance
Dance, dance
Uh... dance
Oh, ow!


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