‘Dude, I’m still alive,’ Crow sings in new song that mentions Kid Rock’s rumored run for Senate

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Sheryl Crow wants everyone to know that she’s still alive, and that Kid Rock’s rumored run for Senate didn’t send her to an early grave.

The performer — a collaborator, close friend and once-rumored girlfriend of Mr. Rock — issued a new song over the weekend in response to a tweet that Crow must be “rolling in her grave” over Rock’s maybe-Senate run. “Dude. I’m still alive,” she tweeted back to Twitter user @TunaCatsup (cool name, guy), and then wrote a song about her status as a still-living human.

The song made several references to Rock’s run for office. “If Kid Rock runs for Senate, I wouldn’t be surprised/ but not over my dead body, ’cause dude, I’m still alive,” she sings. She continues: “Maybe Mr. Ritchie can fix some things for us/ like making sure Detroit is set to make an electric tour bus.” And then: “At least the guy’s not 90 in his 32nd term/ but a pole in the Lincoln bedroom is bound to make some people squirm.”

Sounds like an endorsement to us.

Here are the full lyrics, and a performance of “Dude, I’m Still Alive.”

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