"Get Your Way" as written by and Allen/cullum Toussaint....
Dinner at 8, that sounds fine,
I spose it means you'll turn up round 9,
Bought a bunch of flowers just for her,
She says the burden's on the receiver,

I opened the door and you walked in,
The scent of wild jasmine,
The room seemed to freeze in time,
My regular table will be just fine,

Radiant and elegant you might be,
But your concentration is so go-lightly,
Both of your eyes reflect the room,
You really think you own the room,

So what game shall we play today?
How about the one where you don't get your way?
And even if you do, that's OK,
So what game shall we play today?
How about the one where you don't get your way?
And even if you do, that's OK,

Try to pick it up, I'm reading the signs,
It's turning out to be a real good time,
Now who'd have thought that entertainment,
Lies in the winter of our discontent,

We sit at the table, face to face,
Queen takes pawn check on, check mate,
I feel your foot brush against my leg,
I'm not that easily led,

You flutter your eyes and touch your hair,
I have to say that it is kinda unfair,
Now let me tell you baby what's in store,
You win the battle but I'll win the war,

So what game shall we play today?
How about the one where you don't get your way?
And even if you do, that's OK,
So what game shall we play today?
How about the one where you don't get your way?
And even if you do, that's OK,

This has been fun, I suppose,
Although my feelings are all juxtaposed,
Truth be told I'm as fickle as hell,
But a gentleman never kisses and tells,

So what game shall we play today?
How about the one where you don't get your way?
And even if you do, that's OK,
So what game shall we play today?
How about the one where you don't get your way?
And even if you do, that's OK.


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"Get Your Way" as written by Jamie Cullum Daniel M. Nakamura

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis is my favourite song of Jamie's. It's just about how he's with this girl who's kind of flakey, always wants her own way and such. Then she starts flirting, sending signals but he's not buying it
    "I feel your foot brush against my leg,
    I'm not that easily led"
    They are both playing a kind of game but the result is left ambiguous. Who won? We may never know because "a gentleman never kisses and tells"
    broken_starson January 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is a good song because it reminds me of the games you have to play with girls. "Queen takes pawn check on, check mate" is such a good way to put it. You have play the strategy game until you finally win. Good stuff.
    melton_isaacon February 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of Jamies more original Jazzy songs that r good lol song kicks ass
    -peej
    pburke012on June 30, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Now let me tell you baby what's in store,
    You win the battle but I'll win the war"
    hahaha, what a pimp
    mikehollidayon October 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a hip song. It makes me want to move my hips.

    But it's hip, too.
    luisazavichon June 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI always feel like this is song is pretty much the definition of a high maintenance girlfriend (or something)... He obviously is annoyed by her, but he likes her enough that he's okay with it.
    iwannabekateon January 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always thought it was 'But your concentration is so Golightly' as a reference to Breakfast at Tiffany's.

    PS: Love the song!
    homicidalhouseplanton December 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti never get tired of this song i love it he did his thing and the beat is so catchy.
    dp9241loveron March 05, 2011   Link

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