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One Thing - lyrics


One Thing - original song written Rob Kajiwara


Lyrics:

The future's here again and your old road is fading away
Another "breaking my back," another "waste of my time"
And you've still got something to say
Nazi mothers and fair-weather lovers
Maybe I'm more than just a brick in the wall?
Though I try, Lord knows I try, I just can't get away from them all

They tell me 'one thing'
"Just you you think you're trying to be?
Don't you know you're chasing fantasies?
You're playing away your days
You've got to get back on track before you waste away
Now quit your foolish playing around
Get your feet back on the solid ground
Before you throw your life away"

Here we go again, lies and ignorance already set a nasty trend
But they don't know or see
That somethings are not meant to be
Second-rate teachers and fire-breathing preachers
Maybe I'm more than just a brick in the wall?
Though I try, Lord knows I try, I still can't get away from them all

They tell me 'one thing'
"You really haven't got a clue,
Listen up here's what you've got to do
Find the wrong words to say
Honey takes all your money divorce is just a kiss away
Now quit your foolish playing around
Get your feet back on the solid ground
Before you throw your life away"

You're not like the rest of us
You've got a head in the clouds, you're always thinking too much
That's just not good for you
You're supposed to go along with whatever we do

"Now quit your foolish playing around
Get your feet back on the solid ground
Before you throw your life away"

The beat goes on again but it's me who's left off the stage
And once you're born, yeah, they make you feel small
By slamming your head in a cage
A wanna-be Romeo nobody knows
Time to be more than just a brick in the wall
Though I try, don't you know I try?
I'll never be satisfied until I break them all

They tell me 'one thing'
"Now don't you moan or make a fuss
Nod your head just like the rest of us
Make up a plan and then what's written on paper will surely make a better man
Now quit your foolish playing around
Get your feet back on the solid ground
Before you throw your life away"

It's my turn to say

I'm singing 'one thing'
I'm doing better on my own
Why don't you go and just leave me alone?
What am I supposed to do?
I'm losing myself just to play a game for you
You're never going to drag me down
So don't you even bother coming around
It's just I'm better off this way

And I'll try to get by
By singing "One Thing"


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