"Love etc." as written by and Miranda Eleanor De Fonbrune/higgins Cooper....
(you need more, you need more, you need more,
You need more,you need more,you need more,
You need more,you need more,you need more)

Boy it's tough getting on in the world
When the sun doesn't shine and a boy needs a girl
It's about getting out of a rut, you need luck
And your stuck and don't know how (oh)

(don't have to be) A big bucks Hollywood star
(don't have to drive)A super car to get far
(don't have to live)A life of power and wealth
(don't have to be) beautiful but it helps
(don't have to buy)A house in Beverly hills
(don't have to have)your daddy paying the bills
(don't have to live)A life of power and wealth
(don't have to be) beautiful but it helps

You need more than a big blank check to be a lover,or
A gulf stream jet to fly you door to door
Somewhere chic on another shore
You need more you need more you need more you need more you need more you need more
You need love you need love you need love
Too much of anything is never enough
Too much of everything is never enough

Boy it's tough getting on in the world
When the sun doesn't shine and a boy needs a girl
It's about getting out of a rut, you need luck
And your stuck and don't know how (oh)

(don't have to be) A big bucks Hollywood star
(don't have to drive)A super car to get far
(don't have to wear)A smile much colder than ice
(don't have to be beautiful but it's nice

You need more than Gerhard Richter hangin' on your wall
A chauffeur-driven limousine on call
To drive your wife and lover to a white tie ball

(you need more, you need more, you need more,
You need more,you need more,you need more) you need love
I believe that we can achieve the love that we need
I believe, call me naive
Love is for free

(don't have to be) A big bucks Hollywood star
(don't have to drive)A super car to get far
(don't have to live)A life of power and wealth
(don't have to be) beautiful but it helps
Beautiful that it helps
Beautiful that it helps


Lyrics submitted by Madvil

"Love Etc." as written by Chris Lowe Neil Tennant

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General CommentThis awesome NEW song having one freaking comment?!! The PSB page did not even have the rest of the lyrics and I had to add them. Where are the fans?!

    This song is about love being greater than everything in the world. It tells you that all materialistic things won't matter to you in the long run. Love is all you need. Simple really, but addictive music and sweet lyrics. PSB are back!
    young_jableson April 06, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningAs far as I can tell, it's about how it takes so much to become wealthy and famous and yet it's not actually worth it since getting it doesn't really satisfy and in the process you'll abandon things that are worth it (like love.)
    Benmiffon March 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome! I love the back-and-forth between the lead and backup singers, and the great "you need more" chanting. Yeah, Prometeo is on the right track about the meaning. Here's my interpretation:

    The song is speaking to some one in a "rut," probably really jaded, depressed, or even afraid to get out and meet people. Either way, the person is feeling unfulfilled in their life and they "need more."

    The first bit, "Boy it's tough getting on in the world//when the sun doesn't shine and a boy needs a girl," could be about when day turns to night and they're all alone in their bed, longing for some intimacy.

    The chorus is about not needing all the superficial and shallow things that people might gravitate towards in their attempts at finding love. The line "Too much of anything//is never enough." Is about how no matter how much materialism/vanity/fame you pursue, it'll never be enough to make up for a lack of love in your life, since you're looking in the wrong places! But hell, as Prometeo stated, the song's a bit cynical in stating that these things do help a bit :P

    At the end of the "you need more" chanting sections, the last line is "you need love." BTW, the music video is equally incredible! Sort of reminds me of old-school sidescroller video games mixed with the randomness of Monty Python.

    P.S. Haha, I always find it amusing when the first few people are surprised that nobody else is making comments... it's a new song, and this website isn't that well known! What do you expect?!
    PeterPeteron June 13, 2009   Link

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