All The Right Moves

Album: Waking Up (2009)
Charted: 26 18
  • All the right friends in all the right places
    So yeah, we're going down
    They got all the right moves and all the right faces
    So yeah, we're going down

    Let's paint the picture of the perfect place
    They got it better than what anyone's told you
    They'll be the king of hearts and you're the queen of spades
    And we'll fight for you like we were your soldiers
    I know we got it good, but they got it made
    And the grass is getting greener each day
    I know things are looking up, but soon they'll take us down
    Before anybody's knowing our name

    They got all the right friends in all the right places
    So yeah, we're going down
    They got all the right moves and all the right faces
    So yeah, we're going down
    Said everybody knows, everybody knows where we're going
    Yeah, we're going down
    Said everybody knows, everybody knows where we're going
    Yeah, we're going down

    Do you think I'm special, do you think I'm nice
    Am I bright enough to shine in your spaces
    Between the noise you hear and the sound you like
    Are we just sinking in the ocean of faces
    It can't be possible, the rain can fall
    Only when it's over our heads
    The sun is shining everyday but it's far away
    Over the world they said, they got

    They got all the right friends in all the right places
    So yeah, we're going down
    They got all the right moves and all the right faces
    So yeah, we're going down
    Said everybody knows, everybody knows where we're going
    Yeah, we're going down
    Said everybody knows, everybody knows where we're going
    Yeah, we're going down

    It don't matter what you see
    I know I could never be
    Someone that'll look like you
    It don't matter what you say
    I know I could never face
    Someone that can sound like you

    All the right friends in all the right places
    So yeah, we're going down
    They got all the right moves and all the right faces
    So yeah, we're going down

    All the right friends in all the right places
    So yeah, we're going down
    They got all the right moves and all the right faces
    So yeah, we're going down
    Said everybody knows, everybody knows where we're going
    Yeah, we're going down
    Said everybody knows, everybody knows where we're going
    Yeah, we're going down

    Yeah, we're going down
    Yeah, we're going down
    All the right moves, hey
    Yeah, we're going down
    Yeah, we're going down
    Yeah, we're going down
    Yeah, we're going down
    Yeah, we're going down Writer/s: RYAN TEDDER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Mae from Nashville, TnI agree with Aaron. It sounds to me like it's about what is screwed up in the music industry. "They got all the right friends in all the wrong places, So yeah, we're going down" seems like they're talking about what critics think of their band. Their connections aren't good enough to get them anywhere. 'We've got all the right moves and all the wrong faces, So yeah, we're going down" means that while their music is good they have a bunch of 'nobodies' in their band, so they will never be popular. In 2014, One Republic has certainly proved these critics wrong. They are an awesome, very successful band.
  • Jacobi One Fanobi from Bristol, Tn"every pretty girl deserves to go to a ball," Jim Carrey in "Yes Man"
  • Aaron from Pasandea, CaSounds to me how the music industry is dominated by illuminati influence. Thus them having all the right freinds in all the right places. Since it has gotten more popular to discuss this sect in music and media then its no secret so everybody knows. The end result is although their goal is control it will fail. Those involved will go down. They will have a short lived bout of success that ultimatly ends suddenly. If you listen to virtual insanity by Jamouriqui you will find that he was very detailed with his description of this sect. Also alot of one hit wonders leave because the choice that their confronted with which is to simply sell out completely in the name of ambition. Basically what some would call selling your soul. This has happened to such groups as Lincoln Park, Poppa Roach, and the infamous Slim shady who repeatedly talks about selling his soul to the devil. Lil Wayne, Jay-z, Biance and so on. If you notice a trend when this happens is a name change and sound overhall. Kindom Come perhaps or the creation of Sasha Feirce. Its right in front of your faces but its so hard to see. Ignorance is bliss. Curt Cobaine learned the ailes of soul selling early on and couldnt live with the empty feeling of being a shell of a man in the name of ambition. Along with Lauryn Hill who walked away from a blossoming career. Ask yourself does anyone in Hollyweird look happy to you?
  • Zeech from West Palm Beach, FlThere is a riff from Prince's Little Red Corvette in this song.
  • Zeech from West Palm Beach, FlThis is the type of song that you hear once and it sticks in your head. Compared to most music today it is very very good.
  • Lamonica from Nashville, Tn~This song sounds like its about the end of the world~
  • Alex from Tampa Bay, Lai love this sonnnnng!
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