ROCK N' ROLL MERCENARIES
Meat Loaf: Lead and Backing Vocals, Additional Guitars
John Parr: Duet and Backing Vocals
Frank Farian: Additional Vocals
Peter Weihe: Guitars
Johan Daansen: Guitars
Dieter Petereit: Bass
John Golden: Bass
Mats Björklynd: Keyboards, Programming, Additional Guitars
Pit Löw: Keyboards, Programming
Harry Baierl: Keyboards, Programming
Curt Cress: Drums
Background Vocals by Amy & Elaine Goff
  ROCK N' ROLL MERCENARIES

(talking)
(talking)
(talking)
(talking—wealth)
(talking—money)
(talking—power)
(talking—horses)
(talking—fun)
(talking—self)
(talking—power)
(talking—diamonds)
(talking—ego)
(talking—man)
(talking—wealth)

(talking—power)
(talking—power)
(talking—power)
(talking—power)
(repeats)

Money is power—power is fame

Meat: Hmmm, talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Soldiers of fortune by some other name
John: I'm talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Money is power—and power is fame

Meat: Everything you pay to hear
John: Just listen
Meat: Everything to catch your ear
John: Just listen

John:
Whatever it takes, they're ready to sell
Anything and everything—they do it themselves

Meat: Hmmm, talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Soldiers of fortune by some other name
John: I'm talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Money is power—and power is fame

John: Young are the victims so easily swayed
Meat: By subliminal poison, all continuous placed
Both: Our conscience is a load, so heavy to carry
For a Rock N' Roll Mercenary

Meat: Talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Soldiers of fortune by some other name
John: I'm talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Money is power—and power is fame

(talkin'… talkin'…)
(talkin'… talkin'…)
(talkin'… talkin'…)
(talkin'… talkin'…)
(repeats)

John: It starts with a game, see how they play
'Til all of the laughter is faded away
Meat: Ooh, it's not for the song, it's not for the love
It's just for the gold and there is never enough
John: Never enough

Frank: Talking about Rock N' Roll mercenaries
Soldiers of fortune by some other name
Meat: Oh I'm talking about Rock N' Roll Mercenaries
Money is power—and power is fame

Meat: It's not for the song
John: It's not for the love
Meat: It's just for the gold
John: It is never enough

Meat: Oh I'm talking about (Rock N' Roll Mercenaries)
Soldiers of fortune by some other name
John: I'm talking about Rock N' Roll Mercenaries
Money is power—and power is fame, yeah yeah, oo-ooh oh….

(Rock N' Roll Mercenaries)
John: Yeaaah… haha

(talkin'… talkin'…)
(talkin'… talkin'…)
(talkin'… talkin'…)
(talkin'… talkin'…)
(repeats out)

Meat:
Rock N' Roll Mercenaries
Oh, I'm talking about
John:
Talkin' bout
Hey hey..