Question on is this the life we really want lyrics

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Question on is this the life we really want lyrics

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Hello All and good afternoon.

There are sentences in "is this the life we really want" lyrics that I can not understand the meaning and purpose of them:

"And under my Gulf Stream, in circular balls , There's ninety-nine cents worth of drunkards and fools"

specially I can not understand the meaning of "my Gulf Stream" here.

also have no idea about "circular balls" here and.. all the phrase :)

English is not my mother language nor my second one.

I would be very thankful if you tell me about it and describe its meaning.
Thank you so much.

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Gulf Stream is probally a personal jet.

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Re: Question on is this the life we really want lyrics

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_Stream

First thing I thought of. Not sure exactly where the circular balls fit in. Or not sure I want to post about circular balls!

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I know Roger has his own private key, maybe it's a guild stream.... So maybe these lyrics are very personal to something that happened.

He realises he's not god and could never be, because he's one of the drunkards and fools. Could the Circular balls be disco balls??

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Not totally sure of the meaning.... but Gulf Stream is a brand of small jet plane.... (usually privately owned by wealthy businessmen)

And it's not circular balls.... it's circular pools.

hope that helps

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Post by henno »

FloydNZ wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 7:26 am
Not totally sure of the meaning.... but Gulf Stream is a brand of small jet plane.... (usually privately owned by wealthy businessmen)

And it's not circular balls.... it's circular pools.

hope that helps
that would certainly rhyme better with "fools" :lol: :lol: :lol: