"I Only Want You" as written by Jessie Everett Hughes and Josh Homme....
When I feel like you get too close I put you right down
I never really leave I just slip away
And it's not my purpose to break your spirit
I'm not really interested in what's in your heart
I don't want you to fall in love now so please don't start

[Chorus:]
I only want you (4x)

I know that it's terribly cruel but then I like it
Because you tried to love me I just can't stay
And I'm not gonna lie just to spare you feelings
'Cause watching you suffer feels much better to me
I'm about to lay destruction on you
I'm not the lover man that you want me to be
I said well...

[Chorus:]

Now you see once you get too close
I put you right down
I never really leave I just slip away
But it's not my purpose to break your spirit
I'm not really interested in what's in your heart
But now I have to lay destruction on you
I'm not the lover man that you want me to be
I said well...

[Chorus:]


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"I Only Want You" as written by Josh Homme Jessie Hughes

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentLet me be the first to say that this song is pure fucking rock 'n' roll.
    elrqxqron April 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti second that fucking thought!

    These guys rock!
    muchthanmoreon June 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentEagles of death metal kick ass. I love jesse "the devil" Hughes. Hes really cute in a dorky kind of way, and did you know he plays the flute as well?!
    sweet_peaon March 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI reckon, that this song basically is about wanting sum1 for their body, and for sex; nothing more, nothing less.
    Simple really.....
    Lew.T4Ton September 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBadass song. You gotta see the video. The singer has an assload of tattoos, looks like a biker, has the long mustach, and emo glasses. Badass.
    Electrophileon December 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentone time, i went to a show, and i learned of the crazy metal rock and roll orgasm known as the eagles of death metal. they were really fantastic.
    gengyon February 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love eagles of death metal. i love the sort of rough demo sound they have on their album, it sounds like jesse and josh are just jammin
    messiah4theanimalson March 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentrock and roll heaven
    timmy_r!on September 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKick ass song
    JTK1on August 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah, I just wanted to add that the lyrics are "I'm NOT the lover man you want me to be" and also that this song kicks so much fucking ass, of course.

    The End
    Henleyon March 13, 2007   Link

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