SOI COWBOY

( Richardson)

 

Her body, thin as a joss stick, swings just above your head

In two years she’ll be nineteen, but she’ll probably be dead

Everybody said to stay away like a good missionary should

But that girl, she’s better than bad, so better than bad, she’s good, oh

She seems to be the only lonely fading geisha in the world

She’s your Soi Cowboy girl

 

She came from Isan province lookin’ for a better life

You came here to save their souls and to get away from the wife

Somebody’s got to sweep the streets of gold and it might as well be them

But Madam Butterfly has taken hold, now you’re singin’ a brand new hymn, oh

She looks at you like you’re the only swingin’ gringo in the world

She’s your Soi Cowboy girl

 

Soi Cowboy! [You’re gonna make it]

Soi Cowboy! [Your home away from home]

Soi Cowboy! [You can’t forsake it, you gotta be a Roman when in Rome!  Oh,]

She looks at you like you’re the only swingin’ gringo in the world

She’s your Soi Cowboy girl

 

Soi Cowboy! [You’re gonna make it]

Soi Cowboy! [Your home away from home]

Soi Cowboy! [You can’t forsake it, you gotta be a Roman when in Rome!  Oh,]

She seems to be the only lonely fading geisha in the world

She’s your Soi Cowboy girl

 

Soi Cowboy

Soi Cowboy

Soi Cowboy