Excuse Me Mr. Lyrics

Ben Harper


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: Ben Harper, Jean Pierre Plunier
album: Track 7 in album Fight for Your Mind
release date: 1995-7
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock/Blues Rock
length: 5:25
producer: JP Plunier and Ben Harper
vocal: Ben Harper
mixer: Eric Sarafin
recorded by: Bradley Cook
co-producer: Bob Coke
mastering: Eddy Schreyer
composer: JP Plunier, Ben Harper

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Ben Harper Fight for Your Mind cover art
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Excuse me Mr.
Do you have the time
Or are you so important
That it stands still for you

Excuse me Mr. won't you
Lend me your ear
Or are you not only blind
But do you not hear

Excuse me Mr., but
Isn't that your oil in the sea
And the pollution in the air Mr.
Whose could that be

So excuse me Mr.
But I'm a mister too
And you're givin' Mr. a bad name
Mr. like you

So I'm taking the Mr.
From out in front of your name
'Cause it's a Mr. like you
That puts the rest of us to shame
It's a Mr. like you
That puts the rest of us to shame

And I've, I have seen enough, I've seen enough to know
That I've seen too much

Excuse me Mr.
Can't you see the children dying
You say that you can't help them
Mr. you're not even trying

Excuse me Mr.
Just take a look around
Oh Mr. just look up
And you will, you will see it comin' down

Excuse me Mr.
But I'm a, I'm a mister too
And you're givin' Mr. a bad name
Mr. like you

So I'm taking the Mr.
From out in front of your name
'Cause it's a Mr. like you
That puts the rest of us to shame
It's a Mr. like you
That puts the rest of us to shame

And I've seen enough, I have seen and I have seen
I have seen enough to know
That I've seen too much
I've seen enough, I have seen enough, to know that I have seen too much

See 'cause Mr. when you're rattling
On heaven's gate
Let me tell you Mr.
By then it is too late

'Cause Mr. when you get there
They don't ask, they don't ask what you saved
All they'll want to know, Mr.
Is what you gave

So excuse me Mr.
But I'm a mister too
And you're givin' Mr. a bad name
Mr. like you

So I'm taking the Mr.
From out in front of your name
'Cause it's a Mr. like you
That puts the rest of us to shame
It's a Mr. like you
That puts the rest of us to shame


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Oppression
  • 2 Ground on Down
  • 3 Another Lonely Day
  • 4 Please Me (Like You Want To)
  • 5 Gold to Me
  • 6 Burn One Down
  • 7 Excuse Me Mr.
  • 8 People Lead
  • 9 Fight for Your Mind
  • 10 Give a Man a Home
  • 11 By My Side
  • 12 Power of the Gospel
  • 13 God Fearing Man
  • 14 One Road to Freedom