"(You Can't Blame It On) Anybody" as written by and Frederic ; Moulin Laurent Mazzalai....
You can't blame it on anybody
Some things they don't last
You can't blame it on anybody
I thought I'd entertain you
Let me take you to the heart of the city
Let me misunderstand you

Fallin' down I couldn't notice
She had some glasses on
Few broken bones in the process
I try to keep my attitude

Words of love in broken English
They have a lonesome tone
Didn't understand must be Italian
Must be good looking undressed

You can't blame it on anybody
Some things they don't last
You can't blame it on anybody
I thought I'd entertain you
Let me take you to the heart of the city
Let me misunderstand you

With lil' care and lil' practice
I got to know her well
Light baritone she sings in a choir
With a bunch of guys out of tune

Day is night, right is wrong
Failure notice, I'm giving up I'm tired
Day is night, right is wrong
Love is all, love is evil
Day is night, right is wrong
Love is all, love is evil
Day is night, right is wrong
Obsolete, odd is even
Failure notice, I'm giving up I'm tired
Day is night, right is wrong
Love is all, love is evil
Day is night, right is wrong
Failure notice, I'm giving up I'm tired

You can't blame it on anybody
Some things they don't last
You can't blame it on anybody
I thought I'd entertain you
Let me take you to the heart of the city
Let me misunderstand you


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"(You Can't Blame It On) Anybody" as written by Kenisha Pratt Freddie D Iii Jerkins

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    General Commentpretty obvious.

    you can't blame it on anybody, some things they don't last.

    starts off telling us the moral of the story. it was just a ride of a relationship, there's no one to blame, it could happen to anybody, but that anybody was the "you" he's talking to in the chorus. Nice name for the song too, a song about this certain Anybody.

    Fallin down I couldn't notice
    She had some glasses on
    Few broken bones in the process
    I tried to keep my attitude

    So he met her by falling down, someone broke some bones, maybe he broke her glasses, and he tried keeping his cool, or his pride or whatever attitude he had. I can just imagine it, "Hey, watch where you're going! [Oops, she has glasses]"

    words of love in broken english
    they have a lonesome tone

    She was Italian, so they first communicated together through broken English.

    didn't under stand, must be italian
    must be good looking undressed.

    cultural stereotyping.

    lil' care & lil' practice= a little italian practice
    she sings light baritone in a choir with a bunch of guys out of tune as a side hobby.

    day is night, right is wrong,
    failure notice, I'm giving up I'm tired.

    ugh, don't we all get this way? when up feels like it's down and a relationship is just not working out and there's nothing there with a person who you thought had everything. so you declare it a failure, to yourself and her and you both give up on the relationship.

    love is all, love is evil.

    people say love is everything. but right now, it feels evil. Like a way to get you to hate someone you once loved. very confusing, very upside down. this is the way a bad "close" relationship makes you feel.

    You can't blame it on anybody
    Some things they don't last
    You can't blame it on anybody
    I thought I'd entertain you
    Let me take you to the heart of the city
    Let me misunderstand you

    as a recap, this type of bad relationship between two people who don't speak the same language happens. no one is to blame. at the time, he just wanted to entertain her, show her around Paris, and misunderstand her Italian and broken English.
    lomographicon February 15, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is awesome!!!!!!!!!! I can't believe there are no comments yet. Anybody have any clue as to what the song is about. Its pretty hazy for me, however I feel the its about more than one woman.
    rymert19on August 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Opinionhe meets a girl who speaks broken english but he still likes her he takes her around the country and thats how i see it but this song makes me chill i love it its beautiful i like almost all of phoenix songs.
    dp9241loveron March 03, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuch a great song, I feel like its about an italian woman he just met.
    walter164on March 14, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyup fuck love
    JamzXIVon August 12, 2011   Link

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