D'you Know What I Mean

Album: Be Here Now (1997)
Charted: 1
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  • step of the train all alone at dawn
    back into the hole where i was born
    the sun in the sky never raised an eye to me
    the blood on the tracks must be mine
    fool on the hill and i feel fine
    don't look back cos you know what you might see

    look into the wall of my mind's eye
    i think i know but i dont know why
    questions are the answers you might need
    coming in a mess going out in style
    i ain't good looking but i'm someone's child
    no one can give me the air that's mine to breathe

    i met my maker i made him cry
    and on my shoulder he asked me why
    his people won't fly through the storm
    i said hey listen up man
    they don't even know you're born

    all my people right here right now
    d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah
    all my people right here right now
    d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah
    all my people right here right now
    d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah, yeah yeah

    i would be careful what you believe
    so open up your fist don't you wanna see
    the thoughts and the words of every man you'll meet
    get up off the floor and believe in life
    no one's ever gonna ever ask you twice
    get on the bus and bring it on home to me

    i met my maker i made him cry
    and on my shoulder he asked me why
    his people won't fly through the storm
    i said hey listen up man
    they dont even know you're born

    all my people right here right now
    d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah
    all my people right here right now
    d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah
    all my people right here right now
    d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah, yeah yeah Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 18

  • Ahmad Danish from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiathey've got the tunes and everything else just perfectly fits with it
  • Federal Bureau Of Intoxication from UsaDeep song about God/ JESUS CHRIST.

    "I met my Maker I made Him cry/ And on my shoulder He asked me why /His people won't fly through the storm/ I said, "Hey listen up, man/ they don't even know your're born."
  • Kramo from Toronto, CanadaSaw them do this song at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1998. They did a great light effect - spinning triple white beams - to get that helicopter blade feeling. Everyone rags on Oasis cuz they were a-holes. But What's The Story Morning Glory is as good an album as there is.
  • Chris from Newcastle Upon Tyne, United KingdomThe fools in the hill and I feel fine, don't think it could be a tribute to the Beatles song 'I feel fine' as well do you?
  • Pjotr from Amsterdam, NetherlandsThat's because americans don't understand good music..
  • Jeff from Austin, TxOasis was such an unextraordinary band. I'll never understand why they were so popular in England.
  • Ollie from Jersey, United KingdomThe lyrics "Bring it on home" is a reference to the Led Zeppelin song
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesLuke from Manchester and Sunshine from Houston TX - Oasis first two albums were two of the best albums of the 1990s. From 1997 onwards they came off the boil, but at their peak they were an excellent band. They've certainly done more than just three "good" songs!
  • Sunshine from Houston, TxLuke, that was mean. True but still mean.
  • Dean from Manchester, EnglandBlood on the Tracks is also a Bob Dylan album.
  • Luke from Manchester, EnglandClaire, that means Oasis now have three good songs out of how many albums? 6? 7? Those aren't good odds
  • Connagh from London, Englandive seen the making of this song and yes there were some digitally inhanced helicopters but there was one which they had too use to copy from. you will probably notice the helicopters in the same shot always do the same movement. thats because they have copied the original one flying around.
  • Shehryar from Islamabad, Pakistani'm afraid all the helicopters in this video were digitally comped in later on... there were no real helicopters on the scene when this video was shot...
  • Ronnie from Huddersfield, EnglandAlthough it topped the charts when it was released, Noel says he isn't particularly fond of the song. The guitar chords on both the verse and the chorus are essentialy the same as the chords used for the verse in the Oasis single "Wonderwall" (Em7 G/Dsus2 Asus4).
  • Connagh from London, Englandwhile they were making the video for this song they had a major problem and that was the wind produced from the helicopters needed in the video was blowing over and breaking all there amps and power boxes so eventully they had to tie everything to the floor.
  • Claire from Manchester, EnglandI love this song I think it's one of the best songs Oasis have released.
  • Simon from Newcastle, Englandthe weird sounding lyrics are actually the chorus played backwards (all my people right here right now, d'you know what i mean, yeah yeah)
  • Scott from Normal, IlThere are many lyrics in this song that pay tribute to other songwriters/bands: "Blood on the Tracks" is a Dylan album and "Fool on the Hill and I Feel Fine" are Beatles songs. Not sure if "Must be mine" is a tribute or not.
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