You, were (You, were)
Modern girls always have to go (right, one time)
Old fashioned man, always wanna misfit (you were right)
Modern girls always get their way (I was wrong)
Modern men dream of what they can't say (that's alright)
Right - right right right right…
I don't belong (I don't belong)

Why you gotta say it if you know it's something wrong (why do you say it like that)
Says that he will apologize and it won't take too long
Well you don't wanna trust nobody else (only thinking about yourself)

(Time)
Well if you think that it might have to change
(on your side)
Everyone, has the same opinion (won't you please)
Your time is almost over (don't be mean)
We won't get the chance to do this over (That's alright)
Right? - Right right right right (Right right right right)
I don't belong (I don't belong)
I don't want the opinion of musciech on my nose (how are you over this now)
He don't have to tell no one cuz no one wants to know
Well you don't have no happiness at all, oh (well you don't want no happiness you're sad)

Shhh…
Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)
Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)
Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)
Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)

Yes were fallin' down (down)

Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)
Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)
Oh yes were fallin' down (Oh yes were fallin' down)
Oh yes were fallin' down! (Oh yes were fallin' down!)
So fuckin' help me up (So fuckin' help me up)

Always thinking 'bout yourself (you get the only)
Always thinking 'bout yourself (you aren’t the only one)
Always thinking 'bout yourself (you will have to go)

Was I…?(Was I…?)



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    General Comment:this is a great song i love it! the strokes and regina spektor are a great combination.
    Hippolytaon February 08, 2010   Link
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    General Comment:Best combination ever.

    It's talking about a relationship and how so many things are meant but never said and maybe never heard which probably explains why the song is layered and not everything is clear the first time you hear it and with time and after hearing it a lot, you start to understand it.

    The lyrics are pretty straight forward.

    This couple has some problems like every single couple out there and in the end, they realize that they don't belong with the world they live in but they DO belong together (that's when the song finally harmonizes).

    I think it's setting out all of the basic, common fights that couples have and showing the contrary opinions of the woman and the man.
    sydneyspeelon July 22, 2010   Link
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    Lyric Correction:Lyrics should be:
    Modern girls always have to go (right, on time)
    Old fashioned man, always wanna mistress (you were right)

    (Time)
    There's a few things that are gonna have to change
    (on your side)

    I don't want the imprint of your key upon my nose
    beeLigerenton September 06, 2011   Link

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