"Set Phasers To Stun" as written by Matthew A. Rubano, Frederick Paul Mascherino, Adam Burbank Lazzara, Mark O'connell and Edward Reyes....
Say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes (say yes, say yes, say yes, say)

I'm sorry it took me so long,
I'm sorry it took me so long,
(to come around, to come around)
I'm sorry it took me so long

Your famous last words started once your
Fingers hit the snooze,
"Just nine more minutes please" (and they)
They all know where to find me
And the word that I said
"what a big mistake"
And the words you let out ("keeping me away")
Well I will never make another promise
(without you)
Well I will never make another promise
(with you in mind)

So pace the stairs to your apartment
Like its where you want to be
(where you want to be)
Where you want to be
(where you want to be)

I'm sorry it took me so long
I'm sorry it took me so long
(to go around, to go around)
I'm sorry it took me so long
I'm sorry it took me so long

Well there's a secret I've been perfecting,
That's what I wondered "would you let me"
I'm comfortably confused (and you)
You've gotten so removed
You know I, I could take the friends of those filth
Ocean blue, paint em white now
(ohh you're gonna fall tonight)
Well I will never make another promise
(without you)
I will never make another promise
(with you in mind)

So pace the stairs the stairs to your apartment
Like its where you want to be
(where you want to be)
Where you want to be
(where you want to be)
So pace the stairs to your apartment
Like that's where you want to be
(where you want to be)
Where you want to be
(where you want to be)

Oh we would paint your sins on the ceiling
I keep them glued to my chest
It keeps me close like a promise kept
(say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes)
If I talk in my sleep, then you just keep trying
I like it enough if you just keep trying
If I choke in my sleep
If I choke in my sleep
(say yes say yes say yes say yes)
I'm sorry it took me so long
(say yes say yes say yes say yes)
I'm sorry it took me so long

So pace the steps to your apartment
Like its where you want to be
(where you want to be)
Where you want to be


Lyrics submitted by BrandNew1208

"Set Phasers to Stun" as written by Edward Reyes Adam Burbank Lazzara

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  • +1
    General Commentdoes anybody know that the title is from star trek????? i saw the movie tonight and at one point spock says "set phasers to stun" and i immediately thought of this song.
    rshorn238on May 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthere's the end:

    we'll paint our sins on the ceiling
    i'll keep them glued to my chest
    it keeps me close like a promise kept
    say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes


    if i talk in my sleep it'll just keep trying
    i'm not giving up if you just keep trying
    if i talk in my sleep, if i talk in my sleep
    (we'll paint our sins on the ceiling
    i'll keep them glued to my chest
    it keeps me close like a promise kept
    say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes)

    i'm sorry it took me so long
    (say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes)
    i'm sorry it took me so long

    i can't really make out the chorus aside from 'where you want to be'
    efil4zaknupomeon June 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe chorus :

    so pace the stairs to your apartment,
    like it's where you want to be
    (where you want to be)
    it's where you want to be
    (where you want to be)
    heartcore987on June 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanyone get this part?

    You know how I, I could take the...
    ...
    who you gonna call tonight
    efil4zaknupomeon June 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSay yes, say yes, say yes, say yes
    (Say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes)
    I’m sorry it took me so long,
    I’m sorry it took me so long,
    To come around, to come around (I’m sorry it took me so long…)

    Your famous last words started once your fingers hit the snooze,
    Just nine more minutes please (And I…),
    And I know where to find me,
    Every word that I say, what a big mistake,
    And the ones you left out, keeping me away,
    Well I will never make another promise (without you),
    I will never make another promise (With you and I…)

    So pace the stairs to your apartment,
    Like that’s where you want to be (Where you want to be),
    That’s where you want to be (Where you want to be).

    I’m sorry it took me so long,
    I’m sorry it took me so long,
    To come around, to come around (I’m sorry it took me so long…)

    Well there's this secret I’ve been perfecting,
    I swear I wouldn’t but you let me,
    I’m comfortably confused (And you…),
    You’ve gotten so removed.
    You know I, I could take pins off those pills,
    Once your through, paint it white now,
    Who you gonna call tonight?
    Well I will never make another promise (without you),
    I will never make another promise (With you and I…).

    So pace the stairs to your apartment,
    Like that’s where you want to be (Where you want to be),
    That’s where you want to be (Where you want to be),
    So pace the stairs to your apartment,
    Like that’s where you want to be (Where you want to be),
    That’s where you want to be (Where you want to be),

    Oh, we paint our sins on the ceiling,
    I keep them glued to my chest,
    It keeps me close like a promise kept,
    Say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes,
    If I talk in my sleep, will you just keep trying (We paint our sins on the ceiling),
    I’ll give it up, if you just keep trying (Well I keep them glued to my chest),
    If I talk in my sleep, if I talk in my sleep, it’s gone (It keeps me close like a promise kept).
    Say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes,
    I’m sorry it took me so long,
    Say yes, say yes, say yes, say yes,
    I’m sorry it took me so long.

    So pace the (I don’t want to stop, I just want to know),
    Stairs to your apartment (I’m sorry it took me so long),
    That’s where you want to be… (I don’t want to stop, I just want to know)
    Where you want to be…
    Where you want to be.
    (Where you want to be at)
    (Where you want to be at)
    (Where you want to be at)
    Yanksm2on June 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwe paint our sins on the ceiling,
    I keep them glued to my chest,
    It keeps me close like a promise kept

    great line.
    constanton June 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAhhh... the new album is a bit of a disappointment compared to TAYF but I guess you just have to move on. Much better live than on CD, I feel.
    BeautifullyCompleteon June 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdont compare it to TAYF then. i know it's hard not to, but if you compare it to TAYF then you will ruin the cd for yourself. i mean you would ruin every cd if you compared it to TAYF. nothing comes close.
    BrandNew1208on June 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is most certainly one of my favourite songs on the album =)

    could someone possibly post a conglomeration opf all these posts as to the most correct complete lyrics for this song.

    thanks =)
    mjcarewon June 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell said brandnew1208 everyone needs to except the fact that your not gonna get another tayf,and once they except that they will appreciate this cd a hell of alot more.
    nashionalon June 27, 2004   Link

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