The Seeker

Album: Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy (1970)
Charted: 19 44
  • I've looked under chairs
    I've looked under tables
    I've tried to find the key
    To fifty million fables

    They call me The Seeker
    I've been searching low and high
    I won't get to get what I'm after
    Till the day I die

    I asked Bobby Dylan
    I asked The Beatles
    I asked Timothy Leary
    But he couldn't help me either

    They call me The Seeker
    I've been searching low and high
    I won't get to get what I'm after
    Till the day I die

    People tend to hate me
    'Cause I never smile
    As I ransack their homes
    They want to shake my hand

    Focusing on nowhere
    Investigating miles
    I'm a seeker
    I'm a really desperate man

    I won't get to get what I'm after
    Till the day I die

    I learned how to raise my voice in anger
    Yeah, but look at my face, ain't this a smile?
    I'm happy when life's good
    And when it's bad I cry
    I've got values but I don't know how or why

    I'm looking for me
    You're looking for you
    We're looking in at other
    And we don't know what to do

    They call me The Seeker
    I've been searching low and high
    I won't get to get what I'm after
    Till the day I die

    I won't get to get what I'm after
    Till the day I die Writer/s: PETER TOWNSHEND
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Alex from Newcastle Upon Tyne, United KingdomSurely it's a good thing it was included in Guitar Hero, so more kid's can hear the work of The Who. You've got to hear it somewhere to become a fan, what's wrong with Guitar Hero?
  • Kiyoto from Vancouver, Canadagood song, just too bad it had to be featured on "Guitar Hero" before more kids start listening to the who...
  • Howard from Vancouver, Bc"Baba Lovers" (followers, like Townshend, of the Avatar Meher Baba) speak of Seekers as those tortured souls (like themselves before they discovered Baba) who are searching for some spiritual meaning that they don't yet understand.
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