"Rock & Roll" as written by Benjamin Griffey, Marten Laciny and Thomas Kuechler....
1, 2, 3, 4
No, I want more
5, 6, 7
It's not OK
How come you taste so good?
This time I'm really hooked

It's half past ten, it's getting late
But the night is young and I can't wait
You know I like it loud
You should know me by now

Something sweet or something strong
Seems like love no longer can turn me on
Like boy need girl and girl need boy
Got a nasty habit called rock'n'roll

But you don't know what it's like
I've done things you've only dreamed about
More than once or twice
It keeps me up at night
Jump up, bubble up, what's in store?
Bryan looked for love, but I want more
I found another beat, there's no time for sleep

Something sweet and something strong
Seems like love no longer can turn me on
Like the girls in suits and those pretty boys
I gave my heart to rock'n'roll
To rock'n'roll
Rock'n'roll
Rock'n'roll
Oh, oh..

So you can call the police
I'm sorry 'bout my manners, but you see,
I'm a bit drunk as you can see
I bet you would like to undress me

Something sweet and something strong
Seems like love no longer can turn me on
Like boy need girl and girl need boy
Got a nasty habit called rock'n'roll

Something sweet and something strong
Seems like love no longer can turn me on
Like the girls in suits and those pretty boys
I gave my heart to rock'n'roll
Rock'n'roll
Rock'n'roll
Oh, oh..


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"Rock 'n Roll" as written by Marten Laciny Benjamin Griffey

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  • +1
    General Commenti love this song so much.
    her voice sounds really calm and sad in this one.
    especially in the 'soon you can call the police, i'm sorry for my manners.....'

    i'm not sure about any of you, but i think this song just has to do with personal wars of choosing what's good and bad for you, and in this song's case it has to do with alcohol, drugs, and sex.

    and in this song, 'i gave my heart to rock n roll' means really that she completely gave herself away not knowing that the hurt she's experiencing is the consequence.

    so basically, this song is just about knowing that you've fucked up a lot.
    _la_la_lieon December 09, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentomg this song kicks ass!!!
    its awesome so like bittersweet
    makes me sad but at the same time makes me smile!!

    I GAVE MY HEART TO ROCK N ROLL
    DanI SantIon January 09, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is just about them expressing her love for Rock n Roll. But if looked carefully, many parts of the song can also function as a metaphor for drugs, alcohol and sex. And since Rock n Roll is kinda synonymous to sex, drugs and alcohol, it really is up to you on which you'd like to interpret it as.

    Or, alternatively you can also consider it as Rock n Roll = Sex, drugs, alcohol, the music rock n roll. In other words, her meaning of rock n roll encompasses all these aspects.

    Just my 2c.
    tyrockon March 25, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Jump up bubble up, what's in store" is a lyric from the song Love is the Drug by Roxy.
    I was listening to the radio and the Roxy song came on and I nearly had a conniption trying to figure out what song it was that I had heard that lyric in before.
    Jessoloron February 27, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love The Sounds and this song is great!!
    stolenhiton June 24, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe sounds are awesome. one of my favorites. i guess its talking about how rock and roll is so much better than love. i dont think these lyrics are right though, heres what i think:

    got a nasty habit called rock and roll...
    seems like love no longer can turn me on...
    jump up bubble up, whats in store... (roxy)
    and so you can call the police, im sorry bout my manners, but you see...

    well thats all i have. byyyyyyy the way. the sounds rock.
    gengyon April 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentReply to the post abouve (by gengy) just heard the live version of R&R (I'm a new "The Sounds" convert) and the lyrics you said were right ;) just incase people were wondering.

    Yes the sounds rock
    homerun_homeron July 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne, two, three, four no I want more
    and five, six, seven it`s not ok
    how come you taste so good
    this time I`m really hooked
    It`s half past ten, its getting late
    But the night is young and I can`t wait
    You know I like it loud
    You should know me by now

    Something sweet or something strong
    Seems like love no longer can turn me on
    Like boy need girl and girl need boy
    got a nasty habit called rock n roll

    But you don`t know what it`s like
    I´ve done things you've only dreamed about
    More than once or twice, it keeps me up at night
    Jump up, bubble up, what´s in store
    Bryan looked for love, but I want more
    I find another beat, there`s no time for sleep

    Something sweet and something strong
    Seems like love no longer can`t turn me on
    Like the girls in suits and those pretty boys
    I gave my heart to rock n roll

    So you can call the police
    I`m sorry but my manners, but you see
    I'm a bit drunk as you can see
    I bet you would like to undress me

    Something sweet and something strong
    Seems like love no longer can`t turn me on
    Like boy need girl and girl need boy
    Got a nasty habit called rock n roll

    Something sweet and something strong
    Seems like love no longer can`t turn me on
    Like boy need girl and girl need boy
    Got a nasty habit called rock n roll

    these are the lyrics i found somewhere else and i think theyre right
    blitz05on July 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is really pretty.
    I think it's saying that music or rock and roll is better than love and all of it's confusion.
    champagne_boxon August 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlovelove
    publicon March 31, 2006   Link

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