"One Time Too Many" as written by and Laurent Mazzalai Thomas Croquet....
Quiet please, turn it off, shut it down
Slow down your tan, I'm gonna miss you a lot There it goes
Your tears again
This is no fun
There it goes
Your tears again
As you walk away
Then it's hard to tell what kind, they do look alike

Oh no that ain't what I said
Oh no that ain't what I said

Always trying to fall asleep to make my way out Looking at the ceiling,
I'm counting the days There it goes
Your man is down to the bottom
There it goes
Your man is willing to cooperate
Then it's hard to tell you kindly that ain't what I'm like

Guess I'd better find us a way out
"One time too many" I said
It's a long way to look alike
That is what you say

Slow down your tan.
I'm gonna miss you a lot
There it goes
Your ID's been stolen
They wave their hands goodbye
As you walk away
Then it's hard to tell who's kind, they do look alike

Oh no that ain't what I said
Oh no that ain't what I said

Guess I'd better find us a way out
"One time too many" I said
It's a long way to look alike
That is what you say


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"One Time Too Many" as written by Steven Tyler Richie Supa

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    General CommentThis is a pretty personal song for me. It reminds me of my husband. We make decisions and I assume we are making them together and after it's all done, my man decides to tell me that he didn't really want to make that decision, he was just doing it to make me happy. It reminds me of the line, "Then it's hard to tell you kindly that ain't what I'm like." It's like a lie, but one of omission and he has a hard time breaking the news to me that he never really wanted to do what we did. It's incredibly frustrating and I end up feeling guilty for our situation or like I forced him into something he didn't want to do.

    The song talks about trying to tell things apart that look alike, like trying to determine why she's crying or in what manner hands are waving goodbye, and is comparing the appearance of a lie to the truth. The singer has been telling her lies and she believed him and now everything is unraveling and he's trying to get out of the situation and backtrack on what he said.
    whircaton September 05, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the song is about someone he knows changing into someone else, that person might have hurt him and left him

    and he (the song writer) doesn't want to think about this other person maybe leaving him if he/she turns out the same way









    Jangabooon April 26, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI *think rather than "your tan" it's "Your a ten".

    As far as meaning. What I get out of it is the singer is having a difficult time ending a relationship, but is not competely decided, and doesn't want to hurt her.

    Good song

    jumpthemoonon December 06, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIts about the lead singers relationship where infidelity was the prime cause for them to try to end the relationship but they both couldn't without one hurting the other of feeling guilty so its a vicious cycle of leaving each other
    bladebraveron June 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI always thought it was "Slow down your tail"
    BlueCadetThreeon July 28, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI start to believe that Phoenix's song doesn't have any meaning. None of the lyrics make sense!
    hugolarssonon January 07, 2007   Link

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