"Nice Guys" as written by Christopher Cain and Keith Murray....
You're smart enough to make your mistakes
And act like you want 'em
Walk off the residual pain
And forget how you got it
Nice guys finish last anyway
And that's just the problem

If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you want this, I want it more
If you want this, I want it more
If you want this, I want it more than you
I want it more than you

It's fine to say this isn't a game
When you've already lost it
It's pointless to go through it again
But perhaps you've forgotten
You've gotta know there's nothing to gain
So why even bother?

If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you want this, I want it more
If you want this, I want it more
If you want this, I want it more than you
I want it more than you

This isn't a trick
So stop over-thinking everything
Just finish your drink
And stop over-thinking everything

If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you're the nice guy, act like the nice guy
If you want this, I want it more
If you want this, I want it more
If you want this, I want it more than you
I want it more than you
I want it more than you
I want it more than you


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"Nice Guys" as written by Keith Murray Christopher Cain

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    General CommentHonestly, considering this entire album is about cheating... the song takes on a whole different meaning to me. Like.. he talks about the nice guy coming last anyway... but then he says "If you want this, I want it more than you." So, he's basically pushing aside the nice guy and saying I want her more than you. Being the alpha male, being aggressive. "Nice guys finish last anyway, and that's just the problem." And even more... "It's fine to say this isn't a game
    When you've already lost it
    It's pointless to go through it again
    But perhaps you've forgotten
    You've gotta know there's nothing to gain
    So why even bother?" When you're the "nice guy" when he's around, it's pointless. Just give up, you can't win against him. So just give up.

    Maybe I'm reading too much into it, but it makes sense to me, considering the rest of the album is about cheating.
    brandonkz5on March 14, 2017   Link

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