"No Buses" as written by and Alex Turner....
Lady where's your love gone?
I was looking but can't find it anywhere
They always offer when there's loads of love around
But when you're short of some it's nowhere to be found

Well, I know your game, you told him yesterday
?No chance, you'll get nothing from me?
But now she's there, you're there and everybody's there
And he's in turmoil as puzzled as can be, just like me

Let's go down, down low down
Where I know I should not go
Oh, and she thinks she's the one
But she's just one in twenty-four
And just 'cause everybody's doing it
Does that mean that I can too?

Lady where's your love gone?
It was the antiseptic to the sore
To hold you by the hand must he first be in demand?
How he longs for you to long for him once more, just once more

Let's go down, down low down
Where I know I should not go
Oh, and she thinks she's the one
But she's just one in twenty-four
And just 'cause everybody's doing it
Does that mean that I can too?

Her eyes went down and cut you up
And there's nothing like a dirty look from
The one you want or the one you've lost

An ache in your soul it's everybody's goal
To get what they can't have
That's why you're after her and that's why she's after him
But saying it won't change a thing
And now realizing it won't change a thing
Realizing it won't change a thing


Lyrics submitted by dollmeup, edited by awesome17

"No Buses" as written by Alex Turner

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  • +4
    General CommentWhy hasn't anyone commented this song yet? It's fucking wonderful. I rly love it. It's so damn RIGHT.
    homelessclubkidon April 19, 2006   Link
  • +3
    General Commentthe first stanza tells about the love that was lost while the succeeding stanzas tells how it happened. It's about this guy who thought she's found the girl when suddenly alot of other girls come popping out giving him other options which make it too difficult to choose. The guy wanted to have his cake and eat it too so he didn't choose and beause the guy didn't choose he lost the girl, and because he didn't choose he ended up with no one and now he was longing for the girl he should've been with. but the girl doesn't want him anymore. The song then ends with the lesson that everybody wants to get what they can't have and because of this get nothing in the end. so yeah. that's just my take coz i think it's happening to me. :/
    naughtymateon August 04, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAbsolutely brilliant, to compare relationships or flings to buses as the saying goes "buses all come at once when you're waiting for one."

    He's using the same analogy here where women are concerned and telling the story of a girl he's met when he had plenty of other girls around and how he clearly just wants this one but his opportunity has gone.
    GamlaStanon April 19, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's that old saying isn't it - "2 come at once". You're waiting for a bus and you wait ages without one turning up, then all of a sudden, 2 come at once.

    I don't really understand the chorus though. But i love the part where he sings -
    "theres nothing like a dirty look from
    the one you want
    or the one you lost"
    LittleFlooon April 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLittleFloo is right, its not "dirty love bond."

    I think you've got it down. It always seems like people are after things they cant have, they like the challenge. its like when youre dating some one, and more people are after you. Then you break up with the person and when you actually want some one again, no one comes... silly boys... I mean 'buses' :)
    Libertine4lifeon April 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwaah ich kann doch kein englisch :D
    aba das lied is ennnnnnd geil :)))
    Suggon May 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbrilliant song, it's about always wanting to have what you don't have. you have a girl but want the one who is in demand.

    I don't get the chorus either, someone would mind and explain?
    poncemon July 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenttis

    Her eyes went down and cut you up
    There's nothing like a dirty look from
    The one you want, or the one you've got
    case170890on July 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentin the second verse, instead of "To hold you by the hand, it must first be in demand" i hear "to hold you by the hand, must he first be in demand?" which i think adds a lot of different meaning to the song as a whole
    11-westeron July 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is soooo true.
    ifyouleaveon August 05, 2006   Link

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