"No Other Way" as written by David Nelson and Paolo Nutini....
Darlin' my frustration
It gets me, it gets me where it hurts me most
Like five rapid to the gut it's not so easy to see
And I've been gone far, far too long
To expect you not to change even a little bit
I guess I hope I'm still the kind of guy
Your needin' for your fool

'Cause life's a ball here on the road and these four wheels
Oh but something about the whole thing it doesn't feel real

Work my days for you
'Cause I love you girl, I don't want you
I need you and I can't see no other way

Darlin' I work my days for you
'Cause I love you girl, I don't want you
I need you and I can't see no other way

Oh this separation
It really gets you thinkin'
And all those used up clichés
Well they've worn enough in the wind
And I, wonder if you're half as innocent as you assured me
Or if you thank him for his time and just never call again

Oh oh
And after all the lights and shows and long hope lanes
It'd be you and me again
But until then

I work my days for you
'Cause I love you girl, I don't want you
I need you, I can't see no other way

Oh darlin' I work my days for you
'Cause I love you girl, I don't want you
I need you
And I can't see no other way

Oh live
I'm home
So love me
And I'm home babe
Oh so touch me

Yeah
I'm home
So kiss me
Like you do
'Cause you bet
Baby
That I'll do it to you

Oh babe, yeah baby
I want you babe
I'm, I'm home babe
So take me in your arms
Oh babe, baby, yeah
Love me like you do
Oh kiss me like you do
And baby you bet I'll do it for you
Oh no hold me like you do
Oh touch me like you do


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"No Other Way" as written by Paolo Nutini David Nelson

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  • +2
    My OpinionThis song is personal too me. Very much so. To me its saying that this man left this girl, broke up with her, moved on. And while he is having fun doing his thing he misses her, he is lonely without her, hurts without her and can't imagine her with anyone else. He needs her, he would do anything for her, HAS been doing everything for her he thinks. He hopes she is still that innocent girl he loves and not tarnished by his love or any others. He has realizes he made a huge mistake by letter her go and he can not see it any other way but for them to be together. He would do anything for her. He needs her, not just wants her he is physically hurting without her by his side. All this time not knowing how she thinks, feels or what she wants. It's a beautiful song with happiness and pain in it. It feels like he wrote if for a situation I went through in my life, it hit home like no other song had before. And in the end you still don't know. Did she go back, and hold him and kiss them like they used to, like he wanted her to, or was she gone forever, never able to love him, want him or need him that way again? Maybe I looked to deep, but it's beautiful and I love it and it, in a way, changed my life. Helped me get on with life. Music is powerful. At the end of the song all you can hope for is good luck.
    sunshineloveon November 21, 2013   Link
  • 0
    My Opinionpick of the bunch off the new album, brilliant song, his voice has really hit form for the new album
    ykb08170on May 31, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti corrected the lyrics:


    darling, my frustration it gets me
    it gets me when it hurts me most
    like five rapid to the gut
    it's not so easy to see
    and i've been gone far, far too long
    to expect you not to have changed even a little bit
    and i guess i hope i'm still the kind of guy
    you needed for your fool

    cause lifes a ball here on the road in these four wheels
    oh, but something about the whole, it doesn't feel real

    work my days for you, cause i love you
    girl, i don't want you, i need you
    and i can't see no other way
    and darling, i work my days for you
    cause i love you
    girl, i don't want you, i need you
    and i can't see no other way

    oh, this separation
    it really gets you thinkin'
    and all those used up cliches,
    well they've worn off in the wind
    and i, i wonder if you're half as innocent
    as you were showin' me
    or if you thank him for his time
    and just never call again

    oh, cause after all the lights and shows and all our plays
    it'll be you and me again
    but until then

    i work my days for you, cause i love you
    girl, i don't want you, i need you
    i can't see no other way
    oh, darling, i work my days for you
    cause i love you
    girl, i don't want you, i need you
    and i can't see no other way

    oh, live
    i'm home
    so love me
    and i'm home, babe
    oh, so touch me

    yeah, i'm home
    so kiss me
    like you do
    kiss me, babe
    baby, but i'll do it to you

    oh, baby
    i want you babe
    yeah, i'm home babe
    so take me in your arms
    oh, baby
    love me like you do
    oh, kiss me like you do
    and baby you bet i'll do it to you
    oh, no
    hold me like you do
    caitlynnicoleeeon June 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful (L)
    SFGaddict22on January 25, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove this song.
    angelbird9on February 17, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song so mucch.
    stagnateon April 05, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think that this song is one of the best songs I have heard in a long time Paolo Pours hes soul out in it
    jojojeton July 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuch a beautiful song. I always imagine him singing this to me. xD
    spunkychickon September 21, 2011   Link

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