At first glance one may think 'I'm on a Boat' is silly. But in reality it has a message - class structure and the fascination of being able to cross its lines. "Yeah, never thought I'd be on a boat It's a big blue watery road Poseidon Look at me, oh (all hands on deck) Never thought I'd see the day When a big boat coming my way Believe me when I say I _____ the mermaid. . ."