Hey, sister, are you all alone?
I'm standing out your window
Hey, little sister, can I come inside you?
I want to show you all my love
I want to be the only one
I know you like nobody ever, baby

Little sister, can't you find another way?
No more living life behind a shadow

You whisper secrets in my ear
Slowly dancing cheek to cheek
Such a sweet thing when you open up, baby
They say I'll only do you wrong
Come together 'cause I understand
Just who you really are, yeah, baby

Little sister, can't you find another way?
No more living life behind a shadow



Lyrics submitted by Subliminal012, edited by TheBronze

"Little Sister" as written by Josh/castillo Homme

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  • +5
    General Comment:Maybe its about a small nun. Who lives in the shadow of the church... Yes.
    Junestyon December 27, 2008   Link
  • +3
    My Interpretation:To me its about a guy and he's just in love with this girl. But she spends her time hidden away hesitant to give into him and admit how she feels. He struggles to coax her out her shell and accept him. He wants her to break into the light with him. But at the same time he doesn't want to hurt her perhaps the title of "little sister" is to help him keep distance from her while trying to help her.

    You whisper secrets in my ear(Her slowly breaking down and speaking with him)
    Slowly dancing cheek to cheek(Being intimate with one another)
    It's such a sweet thing when you open up, baby(When she does speak to him its the sweetest thing to him)
    They say I'll only do you wrong(Everyone around them sees him as a corrupter and doesn't want the two involved)
    We come together cause I understand
    Just who you really are, baby(Really self explanatory.)

    Those are just my thoughts on the matter.
    BehindTheShadowon May 03, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I dont think its incestual at all...
    its just that Josh is a player and he calls girls funny names, like "little sister", "sweetie", "hottie"

    actually, in that show "keys to the vip" there was, in one of the episodes, one guy, kajun, who was a dating coach and all, he always talked a bit to a girl then said "ohh you're so cute, you're gonna be my new little sister" and hugged the girl, know what I mean?

    do you have any doubt josh homme is a player? of course he's married now, but the guy's the 'ginger elvis', for gods sake
    brenaoon January 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:is it just me or is it easy to imagine josh writing the lyrics to this song while stalking ashlee simpson?
    poisonXedgeon January 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:So this is the new QOTSA I've been long anticipating...
    Good tune, but it didn't quite live up to my expectations. You can hear a lot of Eagles Of Death Metal influence here (Yes, I realize that they're both Homme's bands).
    SimpleKindOfBoyon January 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:^ i agree with the EODM comment but thats not a bad thing.

    personally i quite like this new tune. i kinda hear a little bit of everything that QOTSA have done before and more in it.
    burntfireon February 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:If the new album keeps on the same kinda lines as this it's gonna be awesome. (It's gonna be awesome anyway but...hey!)

    Oh, and nice comment there poison...lol.
    If_Onlyon February 02, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:fucking brilliant, the new albums fantastic
    exthuseon February 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I LOVE THIS TRACK.....I NOW HAVE THE URGE TO BUY A COW BELL
    onaenon February 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:haha the cow bell does add a certain ring to it dontcha think?
    lidzon February 22, 2005   Link

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