"Keep It Simple" as written by Gabe Saporta and Ted Leo....
I've seen the future
So I already know
Baby, you've been let down
Can't take anymore

You'd be right I'm untrue
But you've been around too
I don't hide it from you-o-o

I know that you need me
Baby take it easy
And we can make all our dreams come true
With you

I'm down if you don't expect anymore from me
I ain't got much for you
It's all right
If you want to get down
Keep it simple now (x2)

Time keeps slipping us by
When we're alone
Music makes me get high
When getting down on the floor

Let this groove just take you
Make your booty shake to
Just show me what you can do-o-o

I know that you need it
Baby take it easy
And we can make all our dreams come true
With you

I'm down if you don't' expect anymore from me
I ain't got much for you
It's all right if you want to get down
Keep it simple now [Repeat: x 2]

Do you feel,
Do you feel all right?
All right.

I'm down if you don't expect anymore from me
I ain't got much for you
It's all right if you want to get down
Keep it simple now [Repeat: x 2]


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"Keep It Simple" as written by Gabe Saporta Ted Leo

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    General CommentThis song is amazing. Like every single other song on the CD, it makes me so happy.

    Im pretty sure this song is about a no strings attached kind of thing but with a little more class than the usual one night stand.
    amyanneon October 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this sounds like two friends having sex. They aren't in a relationship though, it's just sex. It sounds like they respect eachother though.
    xlushlipsxon February 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree number 1) it could mean 2 friends having no commitment sex and just fooling around and its gabe telling the girl you know listen im not in this as a relationship its just sex wer not gonna last you kno type of thing or number 2) it could mean that gabes going into a relationship with a beautiful gorgeous perfect girl and he doesnt feel like he measures up and hes just letting her kno like hey this is me, i'm not much (i beg to differ tho ;) ) can't give you everything youre looking for hope thats okay even tho i ttly disagree with number 2 it also fits. hope this helps =]
    taylorkayon April 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its about how he just wants to mess around with a girl before putting that dreaded girlfriend-boyfriend title on the relationship...

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    Raeizzleon July 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its about a boy telling a girl that they both know that they are not perfect but if they really want it, they can make it work.
    LettyJadeon August 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAhh. I'm shocked barely anyone has posted anythin on this song! It's great.
    It's pretty simple to sum up tho... it's someone who wants someone w/NO strings attached.
    Gabe is such a great dancer, btw.
    LEEtotheUHHon August 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentkeep it simple=we don't need a commitment. i was in the same position...lol?
    F.o.B.truxoluvon November 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song.
    Its so good.
    I love gabe saporta he's gorgeous and his voice is amazing.
    Kirstiebbzon January 29, 2008   Link
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    General Commentfriends with benefits.
    plasticskieson April 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti read all these posts about relationship free sex, and that makes sense but i gotta be honest, the first time i heard this i automatically thought drugs. I'm not sure, but thats what i thought. "can't take anymore", "But you've been around too
    I don't hide it from you-o-o", "And we can make all our dreams come true With you", "Time keeps slipping us by When we're alone" , "Just show me what you can do-o-o", "Do you feel, Do you feel all right? All right.". Idk, I just kinda thought overall it was just about a kid who was like "hey, yeah i realize i do drugs, it's not a big deal" not like denial or anything, just sorta being friends with drugs rather then being addicted. this is prolly really wrong lol.
    Lynnerson May 26, 2008   Link

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