"Change My Needs" as written by and Daniel Bemrose....
I never I never meant to say you were a thorn in either side,
It was a side effect from the scars on the fourty-fives.
And as the vital mistakes, it reminds me of what we have,
Despite the things you do, you know I'm a fool for you.

They say a legal kiss is not as good as a stolen one,
We put our lives on show and yet we sing to a different song.
And from the bassinet to the graveside we never walk,
Of everything I've lost, I miss my mind the most.

I never once understood your dealings,
A group of friends who I'd give what for.
And I could name every crack on our ceiling,
A sign of thorns.
Am I a frame in your bigger picture?
A rope or rein for your stormy seas?
If I could be just a train fare richer
I'd change my needs

I'd change my needs
I'd change my needs
I'd change my needs

And in the half light a rush of violence is in the place,
And if a look could kill you'd need a license for your face.
You say that love is blind and I'm the one that restored your sight.
The girl who never knows,
The girl who never knows

I never once understood your dealings,
A group of friends who I'd give what for.
And I could name every crack on our ceiling,
A sign of thorns.
Am I a frame in your bigger picture?
A rope or rein for your stormy seas?
If I could be just a train fare richer
I'd change my needs

I'd change my needs
I'd change my needs
I'd change my needs
I'd change my needs


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"Change My Needs" as written by Daniel Bemrose

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    My OpinionSuch a beautiful song.
    x__Jasperon May 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell, the lyric is actually "And as the vinyl sticks it reminds me of what we have" but nonetheless I love this song! To me, I guess this song means troubled love. Two people who clash and really don't like each other at all but love each other to much to stay away("Despite the things you do, you know I'm a fool for you"). But that if things were different, their relationship probably never would have worked(If I could be just a train fare richer, I'd change my needs").
    LettersFromTheSkyon August 22, 2011   Link
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    General CommentLove this song. I agree with LettersFromTheSky, deals with troubled lovers. Battling between love and hate.
    kennedyAMon April 24, 2012   Link
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    General Commentupon seeing the music video "If I could be just a train fare richer I'd change my needs". She left him already, and she is on her way (like on a train). And she is in a point of no return, even if she wants to.
    audreeeon July 03, 2013   Link
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    General CommentSad but beautiful song.
    inyainthecityon December 06, 2013   Link

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