Everything To Everyone

Album: So Much For The Afterglow (1997)
Charted: 41
  • You put yourself in stupid places
    Yes I think you know it's true
    Situations where it's easy to look down on you
    I think you like to be the victim
    I think you like to be in pain
    I think you make yourself a victim
    Almost every single day

    [Chorus]
    You do what you do
    You say what you say
    You try to be everything to everyone
    You know all the right people
    You play all the right games
    You always try to be
    Everything to everyone

    Yeah you do it again
    You always do it again

    You say they taught you how to read and write
    They taught you how to count
    I say they taught you how to buy and sell
    Your own body by the pound
    I think you like to be their simple toy
    I think you love to play the clown
    I think you are blind to the fact
    That the hand you hold
    Is the hand that holds you down

    [Chorus]

    Spin around and fall down
    Do it again
    You stumble and you fall
    Yeah why won't you ever learn
    Spin around and fall down
    Do it again
    You stumble and you fall
    I wonder if you will ever learn

    Why won't you ever learn

    Come on now
    Do that stupid dance for me

    You do what they tell you to do
    You say what they say
    You try to be everything to everyone

    You jump through the big hoop
    You play all the right games
    You try to be
    Everything to everyone

    Spin around and fall down
    Do it again
    You stumble and you fall
    Yeah you do it again
    Spin around and fall down
    Do it again
    You stumble and you fall Writer/s: ART ALEXAKIS, ARTHUR P ALEXAKIS, CRAIG MONTOYA, GREG EKLUND
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Phoebe from Belchertown, MaThis song is awesome. i agree patrick.
  • Holly from Boothbay, MeI love that line, too, Leon from Waterbury, CT. This song can describe someone in everyone's life. That's what makes this a good song -- it's catchy, but more importantly, a really good song, almost anyone can relate to it, in a variety of ways.

    I actually saw Everclear live in the Cabin Fever tour, in La Crosse, Wisconsin at the La Crosse Center. I even got to meet Art and got his autograph and I got to go on stage for the Jenny act. I love Everclear!
  • Patrick from Humboldt, IaI've met a lot of people that this song pertains to, mainly kids from jr. high.
  • Vanessa from The Colony, TxThis song has many meanings from different perspectives. - Vanessa, The Colony, Tx
  • Leon from Waterbury, CtI love the line, "I think you are blind to the fact that the hand you hold is the hand that holds you down".
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