(c) 2010 Simon Mas
payday is getting close mr. collect stop chasing me payday is getting closer oh, mister, please, stop chasing me you can take all of my money if you leave me something to eat.
when i was a kid and thought of the man i’d be my heart grew bigger and so did my grin now my life is spent in shame and misery look now, won’t you let me be? you can take my house and money if you promise that i’ll be free.
i’m slaving all my life away and you’re never pleased you take my dignity away and i’m at your feet look now mr. debt collector you are going to kill me won’t you have a little mercy on me? you can have everything you want if you stop playing with me.
i called my friends from all over town they say i won’t have peace until you are around won’t you? won’t you release me? payday is getting closer and you’ll have the blood you need.
payday’s getting closer mr. collector stop chasing me payday is getting closer mister, please, just let me be! if my life ain’t worth enough then my soul might satisfy thee.