Gimme The Car

Album: Violent Femmes (1982)
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  • Come on dad gimme the car tonight

    Come on dad gimme the car tonight

    I got this girl I wanna....

    Come on dad gimme the car

    Come on dad gimme the car tonight

    I tell'ya what I'm gonna do

    I'm gonna pick her up

    I'm gonna get her drunk

    i'm gonna make her cry

    I'm gonna get her high

    I'm gonna make her laugh

    I'm gonna make her...shh

    woman, woman, woman

    she gotta knows she's it

    cause I'm gonna touch her

    all over her body

    gonna touch her

    all over her body

    gonna touch her

    all over her body

    gonna touch her

    all over her body

    and she can touch me

    all over my body

    she can touch me

    all over my body

    she can touch me

    all over my body

    she can touch me

    all over my body

    time goes by I can feel myself growing old

    burning inside makin' this boy turn out cold

    What's wrong, What's right

    I don't care when I hate my life

    What's wrong, What's right

    why'know people don't care when they hate their life

    but how can I explain personal pain

    how can I explain personal pain

    how can I explain my voice is in vain

    how can I explain the deep down

    driving, driving, driving,

    weredriving, weredriving, weredriving

    hey dad speaking of driving

    come on dad gimme the car tonight

    so much he don't understand

    just might never make it to a man

    Come on dad gimme the car

    I ain't no runt

    come on girl gimme your...

    cause I ain't had much to live for

    I ain't had much to live for

    why'know I ain't had much to live for

    why'know I ain't had much to live for Writer/s: GORDON JAMES GANO
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Comments: 6

  • Julia from Pacific GroveI’ve been a VF fan since the 80s. In fact, my sister and I are going to see them in San Francisco TONIGHT! I hate this song. It IS a rape song. Getting a girl high and doing whatever is rape.
  • Anonymous from UsaYou're genuinely retarded if you think this song is about rape. Its clearly about how he wants to meet up with a girl, cop some feels, bust a nut, etc.
  • Mike from Glen Ridge, NjI have heard that most of the best Violent Femmes songs were written by Gano while he was in prison..er..high school. Amazing to display such song writing genius as a teenager.
  • Brent from Indy-ish, InThis is why Gordon Gano is my hero
  • Dylan from Port Orange, FlBest song ever written.
  • Jeff from Atlanta, GaThis is what I've heard: he was gonna be inducted into the national honor society, and he asked them if he and brian could play a song at the induction ceremony. He started off playing a ballad, but lead into playing Gimme the car, which caused a riot. The very next day he was expelled from the National Honor Society.
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