"The Turn" as written by Mathangi Arulpragasam and Charles Smith....
I don't read, yeah, I just guess
As the world turns
Don't bother me with your messs

I'm trying to do my best
Get my head up out the stress
When the money turns the world
Your lovin' turns to less

I learn by mistakes
Most of it is yours and
I'm done living life as a criminal
I thought I'd die young just to please the old
Now I teach the young, I'm victorial

Nanananananananana
Nanananananana
Nanananananananana
Nanananananana

I'd rather go on,
Go up and down
Turn myself all around
Then to stay down

I'd rather go on,
Go up and down
Turn myself all around
Then to stay down

The war in me makes a warrior
Like a pitbull gettin' with a terrior
I'm better off in North Korea
Yeah, droppin' from a barrel of a carrier

Coz I got enough to be more
It's hard enough to get more
I shut the door on everything
Just to let my head blow

Coz I got enough to be more
It's hard enough to get more
I shut the door on everything
Just to let my head blow

Nanananananananana
Nanananananana
Nanananananananana
Nanananananana





I'd rather go on,
Go up and down
Turn myself all around
Then to stay down

I'd rather go on,
Go up and down
Turn myself all around
Then to stay down

Picture this, a dull grey street in the train
Neon signs gonna shine though
Shorty you gonna shine though
Come up on ya treasure trove
Like the sun explode
Check up in the paper
In the mirror for ya horoscope

Walking on a tightrope
Go for something, I don't even know
Where to get it from
Sending out a signal
Smoke from a gun blow
As I knock off knock off
Things that I don't want.

Nanananananananana
Nanananananana
Nanananananananana
Nanananananana


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"The Turn" as written by Mathangi Arulpragasam Charles Smith

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    General Commentseems like the voice of a third world kid. she planned it, and it works.
    killstaron August 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really beautiful, very poetic and the music is lovely! it sends chills down my spine listening to this one.
    bookworm81on September 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIs the "I don't read, I just guess" a reference to "Wrote for Luck" by the Happy Mondays? I hope-- I'd love to hear them get a well-deserved shout :-)
    feel me loudon September 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI just thought "I don't read I just guess" means that the subject of the song is illiterate.
    Also I thought she was saying "vitriol" as in a kind of acid not "victorial" which I dont' think is a word
    Sammikat007on November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is inspirational. The idea of making something of yourself (no matter what your circumstances are) is pretty motivating. She's living proof of that.
    celebMon April 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is inspirational. The idea of making something of yourself (no matter what your circumstances are) is pretty motivating. She's living proof of that.
    celebMon April 26, 2008   Link
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    My OpinionI don't think she's saying "vitriol" or "victorial". Sounds like she's saying "I'm a victory, y'all." Anyway, love this song!
    LadeeLibraon November 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think it's "I'm vitriol".
    MeSouthon December 11, 2010   Link

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