Who's to say that I'm unhappy
'Cause I don't really smile
Sittin', hopin', dreamin', waitin'
For my ship to sail
Who's to say this time I've wasted
Someday won't get used
Maybe if you come around
I'll start to get enthused

Who's to say
Who's to say

Who's to say that I'm obsessed
With everything you do
Just because it seems my schedule
Seems to shadow you
Who's to say that tired cliche, there's
More fish in the sea
And I don't mind treading water
'Cause you're the one for me

You say that by now
I should know you'll never love me
But who's to say that what has never
Been will never be
What has been will never be

Who's to say in time I wouldn't
Learn how to relax
You'd forget about my clammy
Hands and my nervous laugh
Who's to say the way you look at
Him is truly love
Maybe they should realize
I fit you like a glove

You say that by now
I should know you'll never love me
But who's to say that what has never
Been will never be
What has been will never be...


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    General Commentthis is one of the best covers i've heard. the original is soo good but the cover is pretty much equal. this song was origanally by a detroit band called blanche and on this song Jack played the guitar solo for them. I own both the single with the white stripes doing this song and blanche doing this song and jack knew what he was doing when he decided to cover this song.
    big3killedmybabyon April 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI totally agree the original is amazing, blanche is amazing, and the cover is amazing too, haha I got an obsession with the word amazing, well this song is about manipulation and getting affected by stereotypes
    Zerovermarson May 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. i never heard the original, but jack white is just amazing here.
    concretedreamson June 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti just noticed this:
    "Who's to say that tired clean shave is"
    it's supposed to be "who's to say that tired cliche, there's.."
    concretedreamson June 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone have this as an mp3 file?
    The96PetaledLotuson August 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone have this as an mp3 file?
    The96PetaledLotuson August 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone have this as an mp3 file?
    The96PetaledLotuson August 18, 2009   Link

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