Rio Reiser - Menschenfresser (English translation)

English translation

Man-eaters

Man-eating people are people too
but not always men
Man-eating people
eat professors and hobos
Man-eating people
can't smell people
Man-eating people
Love to see people creep
 
Man-eating people
Also have a heart for children
Man-eating people
oftentimes live much healthier
Man-eating people
soimetimes eat vegan
Man-eating people
are not always blond arians
 
and when man-eaters cry
They feel terribly sorry for everything
But they can't change a thing
It's simply that times are hard
 
Man-eating people
are regular people and hard working
Man-eating people
Aren't around just since '33
Man-eating people
Oftentimes are kind and gentle fathers
Man-eating people
Often are perpetrators out of conviction
 
Man-eating people
Rarely eat folks themselves
Man-eating people
have a thousand helpers
Man-eating people
Are never granted rest
Man-eating people
Are terribly busy
 
And when man-eaters cry
They feel terribly sorry for everything
But they can't change a thing
It's simply that times are hard
 
Man-eating people
can play tennis and go horse-back riding
Man-eating people
Are to be found on all sides
Man-eating people
receive Man-eater pensions
Man-eating people
Can bring it all the way to president
 
Man-eating people
Aren't always in it for the money
Man-eating people
Own almost the entire world
Man-eating people
Rarely show their face
Man-eating people
Know everything about you
 
Man-eating people
Stand next to you at the counter
Man-eating people
Have never done a crime
Man-eating people
Receive Man-eater pensions
Man-eating people
Can make it all the way to president
Man-eating people are people too
But are not always men
Man-eating people
Eat professors and hobos
Man-eating people
Don't like people at all
Man-eating people
Like to see people on their knees
Man-eating people
have a heart for children as well
Man-eating people
Often live much healthier
Man-eating people
 
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Translation Mine if no other Translation Source is given. Soon as a "Source" field with a weblink appears below, it is not my translation, but taken from another website.
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Submitted by SaintMark on Sat, 04/03/2017 - 06:31
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TL mine

German

Menschenfresser

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