Look at you standing there,
there with your hands out.
Standing next to the road that goes up,
runnin' your mouth about how,
you're gonna wait for the one that comes down.

Who do you think you are... Somebody's baby?
You want what everyone has, and you want your name on it,
Think it happens like that... That'd be nice, won't it?

I gotta be careful of you.
I, I wanna get there, too.

You wanna go, but you want a free ride.
You wanted in by standin' on the outside.
I'm not the one to call when it comes undone.
You want the world, but don't wanna pay out,
Don't wanna hurt, and don't wanna say out loud,
That I'm right, there's no end in sight --
Waiting on a free ride.

You say your turn is coming, that's what you told me.
So you stand in one place, wait for the end of the tunnel to come,
light up your face, and award you for the things you haven't done.
I know, it's out of my hands...
But I had to pay with blood, sweat, and tears,
while you dare to say that your lucky day is past due.

You wanna go, but you want a free ride.
You wanted in by standin' on the outside.
I'm not the one to call when it comes undone.
You want the world, but don't wanna pay out,
Don't wanna hurt, and don't wanna say out loud,
That I'm right, there's no end in sight --
Waiting on a free ride.


I see you when the lights rise up.
You want some too...
How could anyone blame you?
I see you when the lights rise up.
You want some too...
How could anyone blame you?

You wanna go, but you want a free ride.
You wanna go, but you want a free ride.
You wanna go, but you want a free ride.
You wanted in by standin' on the outside.
I'm not the one to call when it comes undone.
You want the world, but don't wanna pay out,
Don't wanna hurt, and don't wanna say out loud,
That I'm right, there's no end in sight --
Waiting on a free ride.

Just waitin', waitin on a free ride.


Lyrics submitted by erikawearsprada

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    General CommentYou probably have only heard this song if you've been to her gravity concerts lately, I was just there Monday. I heard this song and I was instantly in love, I can't find it anywhere except for some live shows on youtube. Juuuust saying.
    erikawearspradaon April 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentLove this song!
    wilsonyiuwahwongon October 06, 2010   Link
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    General Commentg*d i love sarah


    sara is cool too
    AgonyDunyaon October 02, 2012   Link
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    General CommentIt's just a good song about someone who you care about that doesn't try hard enough. They might say they want something or need something but they don't put enough effort into trying to get it that it's hard for the person who cares to see them like that.

    For me its like a song about learning to give and take. Not just TAKE. Or expect to Take. It's just bad form .. REALLY. Unbecoming.
    thyi319on February 25, 2013   Link

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