Wouldn't it be nice, if I could be, David Letterman?
Wouldn't in be rad, if I could be, your favorite TV personality?
Wouldn't it be sweet, if I could laugh you to sleep, five nights a week?
And I try as hard as I can, but I could never be David Letterman...

I know he knows you look up to him, but you don't visit his sleep,
I know, I know this is what I missed, your eyes are just for me,
really don't see how we could be, I still put trust in fate,
it's something slow that I don't know so I say...

Wouldn't it be nice, if I could be, David Letterman?
Wouldn't in be rad, if I could be, your favorite TV personality?
Wouldn't it be sweet, if I could laugh you to sleep, five nights a week?
And I try as hard as I can, but I could never be David Letterman...


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    General CommentHeehee this song was designed to get them on a talk show :-P well thats what james said lol! Nah i totally agree with whats wrote above
    iangraham316on June 23, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIt's funny to hear James sing about how he wants to be 'your favorite t.v. personality'. Um...isn't he already?
    Pmacca01on March 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOh, I forgot to mention that the guitars for the solo part is freakin awesome.
    Pmacca01on March 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOh har. Har. Buffy. Har. Har. But okay yeah, agreed. Wouldn't it be easier to put your interpretation down this way instead of underneath the lyrics? Anyway. All I want to say is... this song grows on you, and you'll get it stuck in your head for hours on end.
    Reedstaron May 29, 2009   Link

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