"You" as written by Christopher Maurice Brown and Y ....
You love the people that love you.
You hear the music they move to.
You give your ode to the fall through.
But you don't know you don't know you don't know you don't know.
You love the people that love you.
You hear the music they move to.
You give your ode to the fall through.
But you don't know you don't know you don't know you don't know you.

You just got off work, huh?
Another night feeling like the worst one.
You didn't even count your tips yet,
But you can tell that it ain't no big step.
I don't see why you so nice to customers
They're all fucks and low lives.
But don't fight, just keep the lip stiff
And get that money it's the weekend shift.
But why they all gotta be freaks.
Wish they would just eat and leave.
And keep they eyes to they-selves, already insecure, don't need any help.
But you can blame the pride that makes you hold your anger inside,
But deep down you wanna curse them all.
Fuck off asshole jerk off dirt ball.


Now attitude check,
Still show up? You haven't quit yet?
And even when your meat gets sweet
They still treat you like a piece of meat. Huh.
Outrageous, each day this clock tick tock and you still a waitress.
Trying to pay them student loans
And the lights and the phone and the food and the home.
And you ain't quite broke but you couldn't afford that place on your own.
Gotta roommate, to split the rent with
Now you never feel independent.
And everything seems so hallow
Cause after work, where'd that smile go?
Better bring it back tomorrow.
Now, pick up the pace and you might make bar close.
Perfect, last call then some.
Flirtin', sexual tension.
Surfin', through them men
Cause they all searching for that bent one.
But just one to bend, and you look like you could be my friend.
With a smile like that, I gotta flirt.
Girl, you just look like you got off work.
Huh... huh... huh...


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"You" as written by Christopher Maurice Brown

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  • +1
    General Commentit's like she's trapped there, there's no other way, but to be a waitress. The lyrics are sad and call for some action on her behalf, but the beat is actually happy and comforting, which makes me believe that's she's not that unhappy.
    maffy06on May 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a fucking catchy song!!!!!
    probably my favorite so far... the whole album is kickass
    i think its fairly straight forward... chorus:
    how this girl cant find her identidy cuz the just copies everyone else
    verse: struggles working shitty job - cant find happiness, always focused on work.... going nowhere...

    i think we all feel a little like this in some part of our life
    catliketheifon April 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentnot my favorite content wise but definitely catchy. love it (:
    tattoedhandson April 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFAv ATmosphere by far, its good stuff
    Eecamson May 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentvery catchy, upbeat song. i like it.
    NeonBibleson June 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe lyrics are wrong

    "surfin through them men cause
    they all searchin for that big one
    but just one to bend and
    you look like you could be my friend
    with a smile like that i gotta flirt girl
    you look like you just got off work"

    it goes "They all searching for that BENT one....or just one to bend"

    good song...some metaphors... just about how she cant escape something she hates because of insecurities and vulnerabilities

    but it kinda says that
    jaymosphereon July 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo metaphors at all. This is him writing a song literally about the girl waitress. And let me say, he is on point. I work at a bar as a waiter and then I cocktail drinks until 2 am. The people that come out say some really fucked up shit to the waiters. There ARE people in the world who do NOT know how to act in a restaurant or just don't know what goes on as an employee of a high-volume restaurant/bar. Oprah telling people to go out but "tip 10%" to save money in this economic hard-time doesn't help either.

    Oh and the girls? Yea, they want to make an extra dollar or two so maybe that go down a button or two on their shirts. It's all so they can get more tabs and more money and are willing to flirt a little to do it. Yet, some men don't quite realize that, and I'm pretty sure that's related to some girls actually putting out with some guys. Trust me, I've seen it. BUT, that is a select few who set a standard for a majority. They just have to "keep their lip stiff" and kind of go with it/shrug it off because it's the weekend shift!

    This all just seems like a sad page ripen out of an waiter/waitress' life.

    He just took my lemons and painted that shit gold with this track.
    midwestproducton April 03, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah this song is reaaaaaaaally catchy. i was singing it out of nowhere today ;]
    Juic33yfruiton May 18, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentdefinitley a plus with atmosphere. yeah straight forward in the lyrics. no metaphoric shit here
    naynay32on June 29, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Commentyeah no metaphors, the meanings not hidden.

    fucking dope song though.
    robertohon August 27, 2008   Link

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