"What Do You Want From Me" as written by Michael Goodman, Caleb Turman, Austin Bello, Jonathan Cook, Kent Garrison, Kyle Bruns and Marc Stewart....
Ow ow ow ow

Hey! oh!
Hey! oh!

Do it

I don't wanna waste my time again
By getting wasted with so-called friends
'Cause they don't know me
But they pretend to be part of my social scenery
And hey maybe I'm a critic, a cynic
Or am I jaded? or am I afraid of it?
'Cause it's draggin' me down
It's bummin' me out
It's makin' my head spin round and round

Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
I get the feeling we're on to somethin'
I say jump and you start jumpin'
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's that, now what do you want from me?

Just another day in the life of me
It's three am and I can't sleep
And I've been thinkin'
That we've been drinkin'
In hopes to maintain our sanity
And hey maybe I'm a critic, a cynic
Or am I crazy? do they all hate me?
'Cause they pick me up
And throw me down
It's makin' my head spin round and round

Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
I get the feeling we're on to somethin'
I say jump and you start jumpin'
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's that, now what do you want from me?

Whoo!
Everything that I do
It's never good enough for you
I do my best, dress to impress
With my heart out on my chest
Goin' nowhere fast
I don't know where I'm at
When I say jump and you start jumpin'
Hey!
We're on to somethin'

Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
I get the feeling we're on to somethin'
I say jump and you start jumpin'
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's that, now what do you want from me?

Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's right, what do you want from me?
I get the feeling we're on to somethin'
I say jump and you start jumpin'
Can you say
Hey
Can you say
Oh
That's that, now what do you want from me?


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"What Do You Want From Me" as written by Caleb Turman Austin Bello

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    My Interpretationso if you haven't seen the music video for this yet, do it cuz it's classic ftsk :)

    also, kinda like as shown in the video, i think this song is about them bending over backwards to please other people but now, theyre done with that theyre gonna do their own thing, their own way :)

    the boys stayed true to their name, they truly are the sickest kids, the weekend: friday was great :D can't wait for Saturday haha
    WalkOnWaterOrDrownxon July 07, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoesn't this song sound a lot like AAR's "Gives You Hell?" haha
    Morganton July 31, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentcouple corrections: [from lyric book]

    - Can you say *oh* -> can you say *ho*
    - Wear my heart out of my chest -> Ripped my heart out of my chest

    but nice job otherwise =)
    Kitkat152on November 16, 2009   Link

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