"Tin Man" as written by and Slate/chesney/lowe....
I got no arms
I got no legs
Got no shoulders
But I got a head
I got a head that tells me stupid things to do.
But I got heart
And I got hard
And it was slowly pulling me apart
Cause I’ll never feel the same as you

So tell me if it’s love
Cause baby I’m a tin man
Tell me if it’s love
Wanna be a real word (oh)

And is this love?
Is this pain?
Got a feeling I cannot mend
Slowly changing every part of me.
I know you think I’m just a toy
But I wanna be a real boy
Only want to feel the same as you.

So tell me if it’s love
Cause baby I’m a tin man
Tell me if it’s love
Wanna be a real word
Tell me if it’s love
Cause Baby I’m a tin man
Since you took my heart
I’ve gotta missing part.

I’ve gotta missing part
I’ve gotta missing part
I’ve gotta missing part
I’ve got a missing part!
I’ve got a missing part

I got no arms
I got no legs
Got no shoulders
But I got a head
I got a head that tells me stupid things to do.
I cannot eat
I cannot sleep
I’ve got a hole inside of me
Cause I’ll never feel the same as you.

So tell me if it’s love
Cause baby I’m a tin man
So tell me if it’s love
I wanna be a real word
So tell me if it’s love
Cause baby I’m a tin man
Since you took my heart
I got a missing part.

I got a missing part
I got a missing part
(more more)
I got a missing part
(more, I need more)
I got a missing part
(more more)
Got a missing part
(more more)
(oh oh ooh)
Got a missing part!
I got a missing part.


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    General CommentI believe the lyrics are, "Wanna be a real one", not, "Wanna be a real word". I didn't read through the rest of the lyrics, but thanks for putting them on here!

    I'm not familiar with Animal Kingdom, I just got their free single off iTunes a few weeks ago. I must say though that I absolutely adore this song!
    ScarletThorneon December 02, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionYes, I'm pretty sure it's (I wanna be a real one). It makes more sense in any case.
    Spoolyon December 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis was a freebie on iTunes a few months. Gotta say, the album wound up being my favorite of 2009. Hope to hear more from them in then next year.
    fonfreakaon December 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWow, I thought the lyric was "I wanna be a real boy". Guess cause I thought it worked with the whole fairy tale/tin man theme. iTunes free picks are generally hit or miss, but I think this one was definitely a hit. :)
    Pretty sure it's about a guy who's either had his heart broken or never been in love and finds this great girl but doesn't know if she feels the same. She's his "missing part" that he needs to feel whole. Kinda refreshing after hearing so many songs about a girl who needs a guy to feel whole.
    babyghostrogueon September 22, 2010   Link

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