You Wanted A Hit

Album: This Is Happening (2010)
  • You wanted a hit
    But maybe we don't do hits
    I try and try
    It ends up feeling kind of wrong

    You wanted it tough
    But is it ever tough enough?
    No, nothing's ever tough enough
    Until we hit the road

    Yeah, you wanted it lush
    But honestly, you must hush
    No, honestly, you know too much
    So leave us, leave us on our own

    And so you wanted a hit
    Well this is how we do hits
    You wanted a hit
    But that's not what we do

    You wanted it real
    But can you tell me what's real?
    There's lights and sounds and stories
    Music's just a part

    Yeah, you wanted the truth
    And then you said you want proof
    I guess you're used to liars
    Saying what they want

    And we won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies 'til you take us home
    No, we won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies anymore
    We can't be your babies 'til you take us home

    Yeah you wanted it smart
    But honestly, I'm not smart
    No, honestly, we're never smart
    We fake it, fake it all the time

    Yeah you wanted the time
    But maybe I can't do time
    Oh we both know that's an awful line
    But it doesn't make it wrong

    You wanted it right
    No out of mind and out of sight
    No dirty bus and early flight
    No seven days and forty nights

    Yeah you wanted a hit
    But tell me, where's the point in it?
    You wanted a hit
    But that's not what we do

    And we won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies 'til you take us home
    No, we won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies anymore
    We can't be your babies 'til you take us home

    And we won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies 'til you take us home
    No, we won't be your babies anymore
    We won't be your babies anymore
    We can't be your babies 'til you take us home Writer/s: Alan Thomas Doyle, James Jeremiah Murphy
    Publisher: DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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