I Want You

Album: Savage Garden (1996)
Charted: 11 4
  • Anytime I need to see your face
    I just close my eyes
    And I am taken to a place
    Where your crystal mind and magenta feelings
    Take up shelter in the base of my spine
    Sweet like a chic-a-cherry cola
    I don't need to try to explain
    I just hold on tight
    And if it happens again
    I may move so slightly
    To the arms and the lips and the face
    Of the human cannonball that
    I need to, I want to

    Come stand a little bit closer
    Breathe in and get a bit higher
    You'll never know what hit you
    When I get to you

    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out
    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out (ooh I, ooh I)

    I'm the kind of person who endorses a deep commitment
    Getting comfy getting perfect is what I live for
    But a look and then a smell of perfume
    It's like I'm down on the floor
    And I don't know what I'm in for
    Conversation has a time and place in the interaction
    Of a lover and a mate but the time of talking
    Using symbols, using words can be likened
    To a deep sea diver who is swimming with a raincoat

    Come stand a little bit closer
    Breathe in and get a bit higher
    You'll never know what hit you
    When I get to you

    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out
    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out (ooh I, ooh I)

    (Ooh) Yeah, yeah
    (Ooh) Yeah, yeah

    Anytime I need to see your face
    I just close my eyes
    And I am taken to a place
    Where your crystal mind and magenta feelings
    Take up shelter in the base of my spine
    Sweet like a chic-a-cherry cola
    I don't need to try to explain
    I just hold on tight
    And if it happens again
    I may move so slightly
    To the arms and the lips and the face
    Of the human cannonball that
    I need to, I want to

    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out
    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out (ooh I, ooh I)
    (So can we find out?)

    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out
    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out (ooh I, ooh I)

    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but
    Ooh, I'd die to find out (I'd die to find out)
    Ooh, I want you, I don't know if I need you but (gonna kill me by now)
    Ooh, I'd die to find out (ooh I, ooh I) Writer/s: Daniel Jones, Darren Hayes
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Roberto from Matamoros, MéxicoThis song sounds a lot like Reunion's "Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)".
  • Robin from Milford, NjIt's "chica cherry cola," and Darren knew EXACTLY what he was talking about!
  • Ashley from Henderson, KyAnnabelle, I have the CD and it is chica cherry cola! That's the beauty of being a songwriter!! You get to invent lyrics and catch phrases that no one will ever forget. I remember many years ago talking to cousin about this song and that very same three little words that everyone debates about all these years was exactly what he said. Anytime I hear that song when I'm with people they always talk about too! Apparently Darren Hayes knew what he was doing after all!!
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrDrink of cherry cola? When I hear it, it always sounds like chica cherry cola. Even some lyric sites list it as chica cherry cola. I wonder what Darren Hayes says about that? And how about Daniel Jones?
  • Andrew from Arlington, Ohgreat song (Brooke Skye makes it better)
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