"Getting Closer" as written by and Billy Joel....
One step, two steps
Getting closer, getting closer
Let them believe me
Let them wonder if I lie

Let them believe me
Let them wonder if I lie
Let them believe me
Let them wonder if I lie

I know what you buy
But I'm not saying
I know what you buy
I'm not gonna try

You never take
You think that you're just right
You never did that just right
Is it good
Done for you

You're gonna miss out
Done for you
You're gonna miss out
Done for you
You're gonna miss

I've got to say that it hurts
I've got to say that it hurts
I've got to say that

One step, two steps
Getting closer, getting closer
Let them believe me
Let them wonder if I lie
Let them believe me

Let them wonder if I lie
Let them believe me
Let them wonder if I lie

I know what you buy
And it's wall to wall
I know what you buy
And you know just what you want
Just what you

Who said it matters
What's missing
You're gonna miss it
Who said it matters

What's missing
You're gonna miss it
Who said it matters
What's missing
You're gonna miss it

I've got to say that it hurts
I've got to say that it hurts
I've got to say that


Lyrics submitted by PersonMan92, edited by DHarkless

"Getting Closer" as written by Billy Joel

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    My InterpretationA tricky one. Sounds like some personal / autobiographical stuff in there. The only thing that's fairly clear to me is that the "I know what you buy / I'm not gonna try" stuff is about some sort of illegal drug(s).

    BTW, this absurd site currently says '"Getting Closer" as written by Billy Joel'. Billy Joel also has a song by that title, but he didn't write this one, dumbasses, and despite all the different "Edit Lyrics", "Edit Wiki", and comment options, there's no way to submit a correction to basic song data like that. Also, it's inappropriate that the site currently says 'Lyrics submitted by PersonMan92, edited by DHarkless', because my edits (I added the "call-and-response" lines) do not show up -- it said when I submitted them that they would have to be approved by the content licensor first, which I assume will never occur. In the meantime, lyrics.wikia.com has the missing lines.
    DHarklesson July 05, 2013   Link

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