The Denial Twist

Album: Get Behind Me Satan (2005)
Charted: 10
  • If you think that a kiss is all in the lips
    C'mon, you got it all wrong, man
    And if you think that our dance was all in the hips
    Oh well, then do the twist
    If you think holding hands is all in the fingers
    Grab hold of the soul where the memory lingers and
    Make sure to never do it with the fingers
    'Cause I'll tell everyone in the world

    But he was thinking about the girl
    Ya, but he's thinking about the girl, oh

    A lot of people get confused and they bruise
    Real easy when it comes to love
    They start putting on their shoes and walking out
    And singing "boy, I think I had enough"

    Just because she makes you feel wrong
    She don't mean to be mean or hurt you on purpose, boy
    Take a tip and do yourself a little service
    Take a mountain turn it into a mole

    Just by playing a different role
    Ya, by playing a different role, oh

    The boat ya you know she's rockin' it
    And the truth well ya know there's no stoppin' it

    The boat ya you know she's still rockin' it
    The truth well you know there's no stoppin' it

    So what, somebody left you in a rut
    And wants to be the one who's in control
    But the feeling that you're under can really make you wonder
    How the hell she can be so cold

    So now you're mad, denying the truth
    And it's getting in the wisdom in the back of your tooth
    Ya need ta spit it out, in a telephone booth
    While ya call everyone that you know, and ask 'em

    Where do you think she goes
    Oh ya, where d'ya suppose she goes, oh

    The truth well you know there's no stoppin' it
    And the boat well ya know she's still rockin' it

    The boat ya you know she's still rockin' it
    And the truth ya you know there's no stoppin' it

    You recognize with your back in the back?
    That it's colder when she rocks the boat
    But it's the cause hittin' on the Cardinal Laws?
    'Bout the proper place to hang her coat

    So to you, the truth is still hidden
    And the soul plays the role of a lost little kitten but
    You should know that the dark is one kitten?
    She's been singing it all along

    But you were hearin' a different song
    Ya you were hearin' a different song
    But you were hearin' a different song Writer/s: JACK WHITE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Shaun from Dallas, TxThe album name references a line from the Bible, not a specific song.
  • Dan from Minneapolis, MnI hate to disagree with the "facts" but i have a different opinion on the meaning of Jacks lyrics.The "Cold mountain" connection makes sense in a tabloid sense but Jacks a little deeper than that.In the line "Take a mountain turn it in to a mole. Just by playing a different role." He's giving advice to change the way your acting in a relationship.If you act like a love sick puppy your going to be dominated.If you turn it around and act indifferent towards your squeeze the roles will reverse turning a mountain into a mole hill. Briliant!
  • /alix\ from Pinkerton, MiMan, I love it in the video when Meg puts her foot through the TV and it's the giant foot that crushed the piano, that was just amazing.
  • Grayson from Cleveland, OhJack White is a lyrical genious.
  • Dan from Lee, NhCool Lyrics and a great flow. The White Stripes just keep getting better!
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