"Detour" as written by Amanda Mackinnon, Steven James Clark, John Mckenzie Clark and Lois Maffeo....
The future is clear
Let's get into gear
I'm willing to ask
Do you wanna go my way?

You're out on your own
You're never alone
There's people around
But do you wanna go my way?

They threw me out of town, said I'm a hooligan
They never want to see my ugly face again
I'm looking for a ride, I need to get someplace
I'm feeling disillusioned with the human race

Heat on the skyline, have you got the time?
I'll sit here by the road for yet another day
But whatever road you're taking, I will go that way

there's trouble in town
They wanna see you go down
Let's make our escape
Do you wanna go my way?

I'll give you what's mine
I'll throw you a line
Just make up your mind
Do you wanna go my way?

What do you want me to say?
Just give me a little trust
And answer me
Do you wanna go my way?

I don't know where I am but it's a long way from home
I haven't got a penny for the telephone
I don't know who my friend are, who my friends will be
But I'm feeling like it's happening for you and me

You're my driver, I'm your passenger
The night is looking friendlier than any day
We're racing into it and I will go that way

The future is bright
We'll drive by night
If anyone asks
We're busy making our own way

We'll sleep in the shade
And watch what we've made
They'll never catch on
So do you wanna go my way?

What do you want me to say?
Just give me a little trust



Lyrics submitted by LittleDeshu

"Detour" as written by Steven James Clark Amanda Mackinnon

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    General Commenti heard this song on bring it on and i fell in love with it.
    graffiti_mysoulon June 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat the hell, this was on the soundtrack to Bring It On?! I saw that in the theater and I don't even remember that! haha...maybe I blocked it out of my mind...heh.


    anyway, i love this song...brings back memories of going out to the factory outlets near where i lived at the time and running into an ex boyfriend who worked that. also always reminds me of rainy days... don't know why.

    basically about a person feeling lost and considering taking the hand someone is offering them, and taking the new road wherever it leads, good or bad, because his current life has gone to hell.

    i love how it's got that whole spy theme song vibe throughout also, gives it an air of mystery.
    delialon June 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song was in "bring it on?!" what the fuck!?
    betsushion July 16, 2006   Link
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    General Commentha the spirit stick scene! love this song. i still don't really get it. i just love the line do you wanna go my way.
    bsubassbaby2on October 29, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationYes, the spirit stick scene on Bring it on is where I found this song <3 To me this song could have a couple of meanings when I first heard it, it really reminded me of being younger and not really knowing where my place was/ putting too much into other people and letting them lead your journey. Although to me on another listen it seems more like a love song with kind of a sultry vibe to it ( a lust song perhaps? lol) Then there the obvious one when I think about it again it is a hitchhiker getting out of town. Either way you see it I really do enjoy this tune.
    FloraJon June 13, 2016   Link

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