What You Need
by INXS

Album: Listen Like Thieves (1985)
Charted: 51 5
  • Hey, here is the story
    Forget about the troubles in life
    Don't you know, it's not easy
    When you gotta walk upon that line

    That's why
    You need
    That's why
    This is what you need, I'll give you what you need

    Don't you get sad and lonely
    You need a change from what you do all day
    Ain't no sense in all your crying
    Pick it up and throw it into shape

    That's why you need, oh that's why
    This is what you need, I'll give you what you need
    This is what you need, I'll give you what you need
    This is what you need, I'll give you what you need
    I'll give you what you need

    Hey you, won't you listen?
    This is not the end of it all
    Don't you see is a rhythm
    I'll take you where you really need to be
    I'll take you, I'll take you where you want to be
    That's right, I'll take you Writer/s: MICHAEL HUTCHENCE, ANDREW FARRISS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Songtrust Ave
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Dusk Blackman from Albany, Georgia (u.s.a.)Michael was and still is a very hot and talented artist. His soul comes through his lyrics.
  • Dusk Blackman from Albany, Georgia (u.s.a.)There's groove in his voice and he's the mastermind behind the groove.
  • Meocyber from Alma, Co They were my top 80's band. It was an excellent music decade, Talking Heads, Eurythmics, Peter Gabriel, Duran Duran, Springsteen , Prince etc etc.........
  • Ron from Philadelphia, AkLenny Kravitz should re-make this. It would be perfect for him. It's totally his style. I want 10 million dollars if he does because I came up with the idea.
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