Read Between the Lines

Album: Aaliyah (2001)
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  • You got to read between the lines, lines
    You got to read between the lines, lines, lines
    You got to read between the lines, lines
    Ah, ah, ah, ah

    Late afternoon, the sun's going down
    I call on your cell (why's he in such a hurry?)
    Leaving the room, he's mumbling too
    Now, now lookin' for his shoes (he's leavin' out the room, room)
    No explanation, no actual location
    Just watching him pacing (wonder who he's stressing, stressing?)
    Little conversation, leavin' no debation
    He left the door swingin'

    You better open your mind
    To read between the lines
    You got to read between the lines, lines
    You got to read between the lines
    You got to read between the lines

    Nine in the morning, up, up, up way before breakfast
    Homeboy gettin' restless
    (The room is full of questions)
    Little replyin', whole lot of denyin'
    You're steady collidin'
    (So why do he keep on trying, trying?)
    I search for the median, now he's a comedian
    That's all the more reason
    (He's changing like the seasons, seasons)
    Are you still pleasing?
    Well, soon you'll be leaving
    Which one will be grieving?

    You better open your mind
    To read between the lines, lines
    You got to read between the lines ('tween the lines)
    You got to read between the lines, lines
    You got to read between the lines

    Your replies are getting old
    It's in his eyes (in his eyes)
    Got to read between the lines
    Lies are gettin' told
    Look in his eyes (look in his eyes)
    You got to read between the lines

    Your replies are getting old
    It's in his eyes (in his eyes)
    Got to read between the lines
    Lies are gettin' told
    Look in his eyes (look in his eyes)
    You got to read between the lines (yeah, yeah)

    Hope you don't think you pullin' one over me
    'Cause I, I know what's going on
    I hope you ain't been planning on running me
    'Cause that, that ain't what I'm on, on
    Hope you don't think you pullin' one over me
    'Cause you'll look up, and I'll be gone
    Hope you ain't making plans on running me
    'Cause I read between the lines

    Who got you thinkin' you ish ain't been stinkin'?
    My temperature's peakin'
    (Why is you barely speakin'?)
    I'm bustin' his bubble, and he know he in trouble
    He's talkin' in doubles
    (I'm listening but hardly believing, believing)
    Changing the story, or trying to ignore me
    Still reaching out for me
    (But, still, I'm hardly reaching, reaching)
    Give me a reason to put you back on line
    You've wasted enough time

    I had to open my mind
    Got to read between the lines, lines (yeah)
    You got to read between the lines ('tween the lines)
    You got to read between the lines, lines (oh yeah)
    You got to read between the lines ('tween the lines, yeah)

    You got to read between the lines, lines
    You got to read between the lines
    You got to read between the lines

    Your replies are getting old
    It's in his eyes (in his eyes)
    Got to read between the lines
    Lies are gettin' told
    Look in his eyes (look in his eyes)
    You got to read between the lines ('tween the lines)

    Your replies are getting old
    It's in his eyes (in his eyes)
    Got to read between the lines
    Lies are gettin' told
    Look in his eyes (look in his eyes)
    You got to read between the lines

    Your replies are getting old
    It's in his eyes (in his eyes)
    Gotta read between the lines ('tween the lines)
    Lies are gettin' told
    Look in his eyes (look in his eyes)
    You got to read between the lines

    Your replies are getting old (getting old)
    It's in his eyes (in his eyes)
    Gotta read between the lines (yeah)
    Lies are gettin' told
    Look in his eyes (look in his eyes)
    You got to read between the lines Writer/s: Stephen Anderson, Stephen Garrett
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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