"Hey You" as written by Leroy Carr, Tre Vant Jermaine Hardson, Romye Robinson, Derrick L. Stewart and Emandu Wilcox....
You've changed your tune many times since we've met
But I'll always recognize you, you are part of me
I feel you whether in Jamaica or in the Angel City
You're such a gift to me

Hey you, I gotta tell you my long time friend
I think of all those years you saw me through tears
And the good times that we spend

Hey you, you're my constant companion
You always let me explain just what I'm saying
And we've just begun

I've got one wish for this music to be an uplift
And I need an uplift to deal
And there are few songs all the people can sing along
One song, come along and sing it for real

Hey you, I gotta tell you my long time friend
I think of all those years you saw me through tears
And the good times that we spend

Hey you, you're my constant companion
You always let me explain just what I'm saying
And we've just begun

As I wander around, town to town
Lost and found, when so many others come and go
The sweetness pulls me through

Hey you, I gotta tell you my long time friend
I think of all those years you saw me through tears
And the good times that we spend

Hey you, you're my constant companion
You always let me explain just what I'm saying
And we've just begun

Hey you, you never turned your back on me
When I gave up on myself
Hey you, you never turned your back on me
When I gave upon myself

Hey you, what would the world be like
Without you around?
Music, you're my constant companion


Lyrics submitted by jbond311

"Hey You" as written by Nicholas Hexum Douglas Martinez

Lyrics © Downtown Music Publishing

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    General CommentI am loving this upbeat song and it's the perfect countdown to an album called Uplifter! No real deep meanings here, just that music has always been there for him through the good and the bad, and always let's him vent and express just what we wants, lyrically and musically. Can't wait for the new album to drop!
    whitestripe99on April 08, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIf you take out some of the music refrences it could also be about marihuana.

    :-]
    eatyourgoalson April 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBesides talkin' 'bout the music I think it also has another meaning as it could also be referred to someone's best friends.
    It has great music, can't wait for the album release.
    me_a_rude_boyon April 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCan't wait for the cd to hit!!!I will have to listen to this song more...maybe it will grow on me.
    crombiegirl00on April 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYeah the songs about good music that always there to put you in the best of moods. I really love that they said "music" at the end of the song and not throughout. Again the ambiguity allows fans to think about a best friend, or if you don't have one then music will do :)
    dandamanon April 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIt's kinda like explaining what 311's music has been for me throughout the years... similar to Nick I guess
    Their music is my constant companion and it's there to listen to when I'm down... such an Uplifter lol
    I agree ... the "music" repeated at the end is sick tight.
    Can't wait to see them at Red Rocks and hear the new album!!!
    MandeeLackaon April 23, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^Come on. Seriously? Then it could also be about puppies.Or cupcakes.

    Anyway.. it's obviously about their love for music. They've been making music for over 20 years, so it's definitely been a companion to them. And I agree with MandeeLacka. 311 fixes everything.

    38 days and counting!!
    jamiexoon May 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah honestly this could be about anything if you cut out the music references. anyway, good song, but definately not one of my favorite idk why.
    AustinDangerYoungon June 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits about a musical instrument. especially the intro, my guitar changes its tune quite often :)
    dotvoidon September 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've got one wish for this music to be an uplift
    And I need an uplift to deal

    it's about how music will always be there for them and how it makes them happy to create it. i have similar feelings towards music lol
    thad00don January 11, 2010   Link

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