"Romantic Type" as written by Oliver Robert Main and Matthew Peter George Bowman....
I can see you standing there like you know what to do
You all think you know me but you haven’t got a clue
Well I can see you looking but you’re looking at the floor
No I don’t think I really care ‘cause you’ve paid at the door

And it’s not that I’m not the romantic type
It’s just that I like what I choose to like
And if you’d only take the time to look my way
If you would only take the time to see well I might let you stay

Well I know that you want something and you want it from me
Everyone says we’re the same but I just can not see
And I know what you're asking for 'cause I've just read the sign
Would paying once or maybe twice be really such a crime?

And it’s not that I’m not the romantic type
It’s just that I like what I choose to like
And if you’d only take the time to look my way
If you would only take the time to see well I might let you stay

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It’s not that I’m not the romantic type
It’s just that I like what I choose to like
And it’s not that I’m not the romantic type
It’s just that I like what I choose to like


Lyrics submitted by Nooney

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    General Commentthis song is awsum an so's the band
    thanks 4 tabbin
    the commanderon March 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this ones about payin for sex..
    its amazin anyways :)
    ..Becci..on March 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsweet song!!!
    thefakerthebetteron April 05, 2007   Link
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    General Comment...Pyaing for sex..? I thought it was about a guy who likes what he chooses to like...oh dear...

    Great song though! Very 'different' lyrics...reminds me of the Undertones oddly enough.
    I_heart_lyricson May 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthaha was just a guess cause of the.. "Would paying once or maybe twice be really such a crime?" bit :)
    ..Becci..on May 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree, its about a guy is ignored by this girl and decides to go to a brothel, not sure about the first bit, but im sure it is about paiyng for sex, both the "Would paying once or maybe twice be really such a crime?" part and the "I don’t think I really care ‘cause you’ve paid at the door" bit make this certain
    A_Schebenon May 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentterrible
    ashman4on May 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwell i thought it meant something like:
    this guy is singing about girls in general. he is kind of flippant and unpredictable, and they all think "they know him" (because they want to date him) but they don't.
    girls fancy him,he dates them, but only for sex: and once they've realized he's a user, they "look at the floor." Bus he doesn't care that they've all realized he's a user, because they've already "paid at the door" (as in, they've already slept with him).

    Hence him not being the "romantic type". he isn't looking for love or relationships.
    "Well I know that you want something and you want it from me" (they want commintment). He says back to them:
    "Would paying once or maybe twice be really such a crime?"
    basically, he says; well we can date eachother, but i want regular fun and sex (paying once or twice)

    well thats just the vibe a got from this song; a commitment-phobe who messes around with girls. they want him to settle, but he just wants fun.

    what do you think? :)
    pete4carlon August 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsorry, i must add more:
    the guy must be really hot or something, coz the girls all fancy him.
    he seems selfish and mean, but i can detect a glimmer of emotion, when he sings;
    "And if you’d only take the time to look my way
    If you would only take the time to see well I might let you stay."
    Basically, if they'd only look beyong his good-looks then they might see the real him, and he then might want a relationship with them (i might let you stay).
    He seems kinda loney.
    pete4carlon August 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyep sounds right to me :)
    ..Becci..on August 25, 2007   Link

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