All you need is love
But there is never enough
All you need is time
But then your time's running up
All you need is money
Money, but that's not enough
Oh, you can try, so try
But you can't get what you want

I namedrop like paper plates
While my real friends lay in ashtrays
Failure to communicate with
Numbers, letters, symbols, spaces
You can rearrange them any way that you choose
You can't take it away from me
I've nothing to lose

Nighttime is the best time
When I'm lying all alone
I turn up all my radios
And sing her favorite songs
I state the obvious
When I know that it's clear
Every minute, every second
Every day of the year

All you need is love
But there is never enough
All you need is time
But then your time's running up
All you need is money
Money, but that's not enough
Oh, you can try, so try
But you can't get what you want

You can try your best to fake it
Like double, single, triple agents
But if she doesn't love you now
Still won't when you're rich and famous
And everyone will worry about you
And everyone will talk behind your back
But that cannot distract you
No, no, no

Money's what you're making
But you still feel all alone
In flashy cars and stereos
You sing her favorite song
Overstate the obvious
when I know that it's clear
Every minute, every second
Every day of the year

All you need is love
But there is never enough
All you need is time
But then your time's running up
All you need is money
Money, but that's not enough
Oh, you can try, so try
But you can't get what you want

War is just a dancer
Oh, disco is not the answer
War is just a dancer
Oh, disco is not the answer
War is just a dancer
Oh, disco is not the answer
War is just a dancer
Oh, disco is not the answer

All you need is love
But there is never enough
All you need is time
But then your time's running up
All you need is money
Money, but that's not enough
Oh, you can try, so try
But you can't get what you want (x2)


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    General Comment..so my best friend plays bass for tyler read & i felt the need to let you guys know that some of the lyrics are wrong...

    I namedrop like paper plates
    While my real friends LAY IN ASH TRAYS
    FAILURE to communicate with
    Numbers, letters, symbols, spaces
    courtneyeliseon April 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgood call, i was wondering what that second line was for a while.....this is probably their most fun song in concert. See them again may 10 Rabbs at squintfest Ruston LA.
    AandFprep1on May 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics weren't anywhere else so i did my best to figure out what they were by ear.
    and i'd fix it, but the website won't let me make edits.
    suchaxsuckeron May 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwell i've seen these boys more times than i can count.
    and they've gotten big since their small shows in local restaurants.

    my best friends used to open for them all the time.

    this is an amazing song.
    anyone who hasn't heard of them should def give them a try.
    sammysharkkkon September 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's "numbers, symbols, letters, spaces"...not "...letters, symbols."

    i dance my ass off at tyler read shows...and since i'm from ruston, i've been to alot of them. i hold them near and dear to my little heart.
    MattEllaon April 04, 2008   Link

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