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15 Minutes – Strokes

I wish it was real All my pets they were there and they smiled Take a shit it looks fine Everybody so inviting They got it in for me I know It’s not that I don’t really love you It’s just that I don’t really know The hateful things you think you want to say […]

On The Other Side – Strokes

Of everyone I see on the street and on TV On the other side, on the other side Nobody’s waiting for me on the other side I hate them all, I hate them all I hate myself for hating them So I’ll drink some more, I’ll love them all I’ll drink even more… I’ll hate […]

Ask Me Anything – Strokes

Someday it will come to you Hostile Indians, We named a summer camp for you I’ve got nothing to say x7 I’m in utter dismay I’ve got nothing to say Harmless children, We named our soldiers after you Don’t be a coconut, God is trying to talk to you We could drag it out, But […]

Killing Lies – Strokes

Don’t be scared now You don’t want trouble Well we might get some. We might get some, It’s troublesome. But don’t you worry You can’t help me… Killing lies, killing lies, Killing lies, killing lies First you’re worried Then your hurried Don’t think that everything is gonna stay the same That’s impossible. Before I let […]

Heart in a Cage – Strokes

When I’m fucking around And I don’t write better When I’m stuck in the ground So don’t teach me to listen Cause I’ve already learned Yeah the sun will be shining And my children will burn Oh the heart beats in its cage I don’t want what you want I don’t feel what you feel […]

Between Love & Hate – Strokes

You don’t make me sorry. Now I know That you never listened – Listen. Thinking about that high school dance Worrying about the finals Yes I know You’re feeling lonely Oh lonely, so lonely. Never needed anybody, I never needed anybody I never needed anybody, I never needed nobody Don’t worry about it, honey I […]

New York City Cops – Strokes

Rise to the bottom of the meaning of life Studied all the rules didn’t want no part But I let you in just to break this heart Even though it was only one night It was fucking strange Nina’s in the bedroom She said time to go now But leavin’ it ain’t easy I got […]

Juicebox – Strokes

But it’s not that easy Standing in the light field Waiting for some action. Oh but why won’t you come over here? We’ve got a city to love Old time grudges Will die so slowly I know you miss the way I saw you. Oh you’re cold. You’re so cold. Nobody could see me. Everything’s […]

You Only Live Once – Strokes

Others are quiet and uptight Others they seem so very nice nice nice nice (oh-ho) Inside they might feel sad and wrong (oh no) Twenty-nine different attributes Only seven that you like Twenty ways to see the world (oh-ho) Twenty ways to start a fight (oh-ho) Oh don’t don’t don’t get up I can’t see […]

You Only Live Once – Strokes

Others are quiet and uptight Others they seem so very nice nice nice nice (oh-ho) Inside they might feel sad and wrong (oh no) Twenty-nine different attributes Only seven that you like Twenty ways to see the world (oh-ho) Twenty ways to start a fight (oh-ho) Oh don’t don’t don’t get up I can’t see […]

Electricityscape – Strokes

Old friends dont realize i’m here I wish two drinks were always in me, I pretend I had the perfect ear Take me to the water make me understand that i was wrong For me tomrrow is my first day so please dont tempt in the wrong way Its almost after midnight I can see […]

Alone Together – Strokes

Let him go, he gave up I give up… Lisa said “Take time for me” Dropping him down to his knees Oh chest down Take me away, see I’ve got to explain Things that have changed in such a permanent way Life seems unreal, can we go back to your place? Ah you drink too […]

What Ever Happened? – Strokes

and I don’t want to be reminded. You say “please don’t make this harder.” No, I won’t yet. I wanna be beside her. She wanna be admired. You say “please don’t make this harder.” No, I won’t yet. Oh dear, is it really all true? Did they offend us and they want it to sound […]

Hard To Explain – Strokes

Asked me for the phone Tried to take control Oh I don’t see it that way I don’t see it that way We shared some ideas All obsessed with fame Says we’re all the same Oh, I don’t see it that way I don’t see it that way Raised in Carolina I’m not like that […]

Red Light – Strokes

Two could be complete without the rest of the world. Do it for the people that have died for your sake. An entire generation that has nothing to say. How’d you make your way to me? Let’s say you made a deal with me And I got your name and your home address. You’re all […]

Soma – Strokes

Saw pain in a new way High stakes for a few names Racing against sunbeams Losing against factories In your eyes, I am Stop, and go In your eyes, I am Stop, and go In your eyes Lets go When I saw her for the first time lips moved as her eyes closed Heard something […]