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Album: Sound Affects (1980)
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  • It's not important for you to know my name
    Nor I to know yours
    If we communicate for two minutes only
    It will be enough

    For knowing that someone in this world
    Feels as desperate as me
    And what you give is what you get

    It doesn't matter if we never meet again
    What we have said will always remain
    If we get through for two minutes only
    It will be a start

    For knowing that someone in this life
    Loves with a passion called hate
    And what you give is what you get

    If I never ever see you
    If I never ever see you
    If I never ever see you, again

    If I never ever see you
    If I never ever see you
    If I never ever see you, again

    And what you give is what you get
    And what you give is what you get
    And what you give is what you get

    And what you give is what you get
    And what you give is what you get
    And what you give is what you get Writer/s: PAUL JOHN WELLER
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 2

  • Paul Brown from GuernseyThere was BS spoken by Weller in his youth at times and your quote is a good example, attempting to brush off plagiarism, with a "I do what I want" Unfortunately, that's not how the law (and life) work. The reason he wasn't sued was that the author of Taxman, Beatle George Harrison, had himself been dragged through the courts over a song of his own, and didn't agree with the process. And it wasn't just the bass line - the chords and structure are similar even down to the solo in the middle - this was a rip.
  • David from Youngstown, OhThe bass line isn't borrowed from Taxman, it's stolen.
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