The World Is Not Enough

Album: The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Charted: 11
  • I know how to hurt
    I know how to heal
    I know what to show
    And what to conceal
    I know when to talk
    And I know when to touch
    No one ever died from wanting too much

    The world is not enough
    But it is such a perfect place to start, my love
    And if you're strong enough
    Together we can take the world apart, my love

    People like us
    Know how to survive
    There's no point in living
    If you can't feel the life
    We know when to kiss
    And we know when to kill
    If we can't have it all
    Then nobody will

    The world is not enough
    But it is such a perfect place to start, my love
    And if you're strong enough
    Together we can take the world apart, my love

    I feel sick
    I feel scared
    I feel ready
    And yet unprepared

    The world is not enough
    But it is such a perfect place to start, my love
    And if you're strong enough
    Together we can take the world apart, my love

    The world is not enough
    The world is not enough
    No, nowhere near enough
    The world is not enough Writer/s: DAVID ARNOLD, MONTY NORMAN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Smartalek from Boston, MaIt's definitely in a very different groove from most of Garbage's repertoire.
    But it's absolutely brilliant, and much more so in its video incarnation. They get the whole original, cold-war era Bond-flick vibe perfectly -- lush, orchestral backing, a plotline that would be an Austen Powers sendup today, but would have been thrillingly exotic in its time -- and, of course, Shirley Manson as a perfect Bond-girl femme fatale.
    I'd love to know how much of that came from Garbage themselves, and how.much was handed off to them ready-made?
    And I wonder what it would take to get a whole movie made along those lines?
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnShirley's voice really shines in this song, the video is wicked cool.
  • Chitra from Bangalorethe first part of the song sounds lot like 'superstar' by The Carpenters.
  • Alex from Austin, TxI was surprised when i found out it was a James Bond theme. It is very dark and lovely all at once. The lyrics are pretty much straightforward.
  • M from W, AustraliaI love this song. Shirley Mansons voice is so rich and full. The video clip is well made..and sparkly.
  • Dennis from Toledo, OhI've always thought this song sounded rather different from a lot of the rest of Garbage. I was fortunate enough to get ahold of a copy of the movie, when i rented it on VHS years ago, that featured the music video for this song as well.
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