"Lying from You/Dirt Off Your Shoulder" as written by Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Chester Charles Bennington, Robert G. Bourdon, Joseph Hahn, Dave Farrell, Jay Z, and Timothy Z. Mosley....
I ordered a frappuccino
Where's my fucking frappuccino
All right let's do this

When I pretend, everything is what I want it to be
I looked exactly like what you always wanted to see
When I pretend, I can't forget about the criminal I am
Stealing second after second just 'cause I know I can, but
I can't pretend that this is they way it'll stay, I'm just (Trying to bend the truth)
I can't pretend of who you want me to be so I'm (Lying my way from)

If you feelin' like a pimp nigga, go and brush your shoulders off
Ladies is pimps too, go and brush your shoulders off
Niggas is crazy baby, don't forget that boy told you
Get, that, dirt off your shoulder

I probably owe it to y'all, probably be locked by the force
tryin' to hustle some things, that go with the Porsche
feelin' no remorse, feelin' like my hand was forced
Middle finger to the law, nigga grippin' my balls
Said the ladies they love me, from the bleachers they screamin'
All the ballers is bouncin they like the way I be leanin
All the rappers be hatin, off the track that I'm makin'
But all the hustlers they love it just to see one of us make it
Came from the bottom the bottom, to the top of the pops
Nigga London, Japan and I'm straight off the block
Like a running back, get it man, I'm straight off the block
I can run it back, nigga 'cause I'm straight with the Roc

If you feelin' like a pimp nigga, go and brush your shoulders off
Ladies is pimps too, go and brush your shoulders off
Niggas is crazy baby, don't forget that boy told you
Get, that, dirt off your shoulder

You gotta get, that, dirt off your shoulder
You gotta get, that, dirt off your shoulder
You gotta get, that, dirt off your shoulder
You gotta get, that, dirt off your shoulder

Your homey Hov' in position, in the kitchen with soda
I just whipped up a watch, tryin' to get me a Rover
tryin' to stretch out the coca, like a wrestler, yes sir
Keep the Heckler close, you know them smokers'll test ya
But like, fifty-two cards when I'm, I'm through dealin
Now fifty-two bars come out, now you feel 'em
Now, fifty-two cars roll out, remove ceiling
In case fifty-two broads come out, now you chillin
With a boss bitch of course S.C. on the sleeve
At the 40/40 club, ESPN on the screen
I paid a grip for the jeans, plus the slippers is clean
No chrome on the wheels, I'm a grown-up for real, chill

Yeah, I remember what they taught to me
Remember condescending took for who I ought to be
Remember listenin' to all of that and this again
So I pretended up a person who was fitting in
And now you think this person really is me and I'm (Trying to bend the truth )
But the more I push the more I'm pulling away 'cause I'm (Lying my way from)

You (Nah, no turning back now)
I wanna be pushed aside so let me go
(Nah, no turning back now)
Let me take me back my life
I'd rather be all alone (No turning back now)
And anywhere on my own, 'cause I can see (Nah, no turning back now)
The very worst part of you
The very worst part of you, it's me!

This isn't what I wanted to be
I never thought that what I said would have you running from me, like this
This isn't what I wanted to be
I never thought that what I said would have you running from me, like this
This isn't what I wanted to be
I never thought that what I said would have you running from me, like this
This isn't what I wanted to be
I never thought that what I said would have you running from me, like this

You (Nah, no turning back now)
I wanna be pushed aside so let me go
(Nah, no turning back now)
Let me take me back my life
I'd rather be all alone (No turning back now)
And anywhere on my own, 'cause I can see (Nah, no turning back now)
The very worst part of you
The very worst part of you, it's me!

Biatch!


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"Dirt Off Your Shoulder/Lying from You" as written by Shawn Carter Timothy Mosley

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    General CommentI actually thought there was too much of Jay-Z in this song, but it's still a good collision. Go LP.
    Dekkyon November 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt doesn't sound bad but I don't like Jay-Z, I think all this bitches, pimps and niggaz talk is something that doesn't belong with Linkin Park.
    I think Jay-Z has a brain size of a mini-doughnut.
    Pukaon November 29, 2004   Link
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    General Comment2 way different styles....i agree with puka about the bitches,pimps,niggas thing though.
    frenzyon December 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think jay-z is a perfect fit for linkin park, i mean both "artists" are only about gettin' the dough anyway... cough*fuckinsellouts*cough
    Krwlng_n_mie_sknon December 03, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think it just sucks. Hybrid theory was cool then they realeased that remix shit. Meteora was ok now this shit. Lp should just concentrate on releasing a proper follow up to meteora... tho that will probably suck2...i guess i shouldnt really get pissed about it. 'krwlng in mie skn' is right. They are fuckin sell outs.
    21666on December 07, 2004   Link
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    General CommentActually, I think Jay-Z is not a perfect fit for LP, they're just overfocused on making money. I agree with _Puka_, pimpz, niggaz, hoes and stuff like that DON'T BELONG TO LINKIN PARK!
    The only "good" song off Collision Course is Numb / Encore. And that's because of the sound, which sounds like hiphop AND like LP but not wrong.
    Der_Bulleon December 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is fucking catchy
    causeforcelebrationon December 16, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlinkin park you bastards. i pratically made u rich and this is what i get in return?? and now i hear u aren't even thinkin bout the next record...well have a nice fuckin vacation and come back w/ some actual music next time around? i understand u like remixin ur songs and animation actually had some good shit, but wtf did u do to "lying from you"?

    a lil harsh, but thats really what the song means to me... grumble
    pardonmeon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General Comment^^ pardonme, that is harsh. The band can do anything they want, they don't need to please veryone. And if you look around people do like this song, so I don't think they'll cry over one lost fan because of one song.

    What I think of the song though...the saound is good but Jay-Z's "If you feelin like a pimp nigga, go and brush your shoulders off..." doesn't go along with "Remember condescending talk of who I ought to be...".
    sazzieon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General Commentim not a lost fan. just b/c they came out w/ something terrible doesn't discount the stuff they did before. and my comment was written in the furor of the moment when i first listened to this song -- and who would have thought that ppl would have different opinions about a song? thats insane
    pardonmeon December 21, 2004   Link

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