No Distraction
by Beck

Album: Colors (2017)
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  • It's not the words I want to tell you
    It's not the tension that I feel
    It's not the face that I'm showing you today
    That betrays the way, the way I want to feel

    What I need, what I need, what I need right now
    Is right here, right in front of me
    What I need, what I need, what I need right now
    Is right here, right in front of me

    A million times, a million thoughts
    And I really don't know what I want
    But then I see you, now I'm almost lost
    And everything that I know went wrong
    And if it means that it's done and I'm a fool
    But I want to forget what we've been through
    Just to save us both from what we knew
    Losing our way, sometimes, it's cruel

    No distraction, no distraction
    Can I, can I be with you?
    No distraction, no distraction
    Can I, can I be with you?

    They pull you to the left, they pull you the right
    Pull you in all directions
    They pull you to the left, pull you the right
    Pull you in all directions

    It's not the objects that I hold in my possession
    It's not the worldly things that shine
    Sometimes the worst will come and bring us back together
    Well, hold me up and get me through the night

    What I need, what I need, what I need right now
    Is all right, right in front of me
    What I need, what I need, what I need right now
    Is you, you, only you and me

    A million times, a million thoughts
    And I really don't know what I want
    But then I see you, now I'm almost lost
    In everything that I know went wrong
    And if it means that it's done and I'm a fool
    But I want to forget what we've been through
    Just to save us both from what we knew
    Losing our way, sometimes it's cruel

    No distraction, no distraction
    Can I, can I be with you?
    No distraction, no distraction
    Can I, can I be with you?

    They pull you to the left, they pull you the right
    Pull you in all directions
    They pull you to the left, pull you the right
    Pull you in all directions

    I'm losing time, I'm losing time
    There's so many ways to live or love or die (I'm losing time)
    I'm losing time, I'm losing time
    I've wanted to know, are you still on the line? (on the line)
    Wasted time trying to prove things
    Instead of proving my love
    I'm losing, I'm losing my mind

    Oh, oh, oh, a million times, a million thoughts
    And now I really don't know what I want
    But then I see you, I'm almost lost
    In everything that I know went wrong
    If it means that it's done and I'm a fool
    Don't want to forget what we've been through
    Just to save us both from what we knew
    Losing our way, sometimes it's cruel

    No distraction, no distraction
    Can I, can I be with you?
    No distraction, no distraction
    Can I, can I be with you?

    They pull you to the left, they pull you the right
    They push you in all directions
    They pull you to the left, pull you the right
    They push you in all directions Writer/s: BECK DAVID CAMPBELL, GREGORY KURSTIN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Confused from Everywhere And NowhereI love this song and listened to this whole album A LOT. Just heard this song again for the first time in awhile and looked at the lyrics. Am I crazy or did the lyrics used to say “remember the fool” instead of “ I’m a fool”? I could swear the printed lyrics said this at the very least. At least on Apple Music. Either the lyrics were just wrong on iTunes and were since corrected, or I am totally cray cray, or this is another weird Mandela effect… Just want to see if anyone knows. :)
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