"Master of None" as written by and Alex Kristian Scally Victoria Garance Alixe Legrand....
You always go to the parties
to pluck the feathers off all the birds
On your knees
I will not let you be

I want your picture but not yours
You know they want it, but there's no thirst
On your own
You can not call it your own

We always run our heads too much
We know the reasons but such and such
On your own
You will not let your unknown

We run our fingers together
You know it's easy, the devil's plan
On your own
You cannot call me your own

Jack of all trades
Master of none
I cry all the time
because I'm not having fun

You always want to be forgiven
The devil does what you ask of him
On your knees
You cannot
You will not agree


Lyrics submitted by kingchipmunk1112, edited by temen, hedwigix

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  • +7
    General CommentThis song is about a cool cat who sleeps around but will never be loved because of it, yo.
    SPACECATon October 17, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentYou always go to the parties
    to pluck the feathers off all the birds
    On your knees
    I will not let you be

    I want your picture but not yours
    You know they want it, but there's no thirst
    On your own
    You can not call it your own

    We always run our heads too much
    We know the reasons but such and such
    On your own
    You will not let your unknown

    We run our fingers together
    You know it's easy, the devil's plan
    On your own
    You cannot call me your own

    Jack of all trades
    Master of none
    I cry all the time
    because I'm not having fun

    You always want to be forgiven
    The devil does what you ask of him
    On your knees
    You cannot
    You will not agree
    7daysatseaon March 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentlast verse, i hear:
    "the devil loves what you ask of him
    on your knees"
    beforefictionon December 13, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment'You will not catch your - own gall- '
    MIghtyChorizoon December 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti hear "to pluck the feather of all of the birds"
    kgrewwon September 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, "You know it's easy, but devils plan". That makes sense, too.
    AugustineAubergineon October 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou always go to the parties
    To pluck the feathers off all the birds
    On your knees
    I will not beg you beast
    I want your picture, but not yours
    I know they want it
    But there’s no firsts
    On your own
    I cannot count you all

    We want our heads too much
    We know the reasons but such and such
    On your own
    I will not let your arm go

    We run our fingers together
    You know it’s easy the devil’s plan
    On your own
    You cannot call me your own

    Chocolate entrees
    Master of none
    Crying all the time
    Cuz I’m not having fun

    You always want to be forgiven
    The devil does what you ask of him
    On your knees
    You cannot, you’re the beast

    this song, to me, seems to be obviously about comparing the act of partying with satan vs. worshiping God
    nocartwheelson February 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm hearing:

    "Waiting for the lashing to arrive, I've been blessed with a kingdom half mine."

    possibly a reference to a messy divorce. Lashing = divorce. Kingdom half mine = entitlement to half the other's things because of marriage?
    parrotsneston June 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI always hear "the devil knows what you ask of me"
    amazing amazing song anyway, even if no one can agree on the lyrics
    bleufonceon July 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHM. I hear:
    You always go to the parties
    To pluck the feathers off all the birds
    On your knees
    I will not beg you please

    I want your picture but not your words
    You know they want it, but there's no first
    On your own
    But you can not call it your all

    We always run our heads too much
    We know the reasons, but such and such
    On your own,
    You will not catch your (??)

    We run our fingers together
    You know it's easy, the devil's plan
    On your own,
    But you can not call me your all

    Jack of all trades
    Master of none
    Cry all the time
    Cause I'm not having fun

    You always want to be forgiven
    The devil does what you ask of him
    On your knees,
    But you can not, you will not obey
    vividvon December 04, 2008   Link

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