Start marchin'
'Cause you think you shot to #1
Counting days and
Skipping your stones into the sun
Over age and under thumb
Does it weigh a ton
I'll be yours tonight
Living the dream of a meteorite

Start jumping 'cause
We've got something to say
Young lovers keep it pumping
In the streets of LA

Short stroking doesn't fly
Better to go for broke
Watchu smoking Mary Jane
And does it make you choke
Jumping the fence, riding the rails
Can you take a joke
I'll be yours today
Living the dream with a capital K

Tell me now, I'll tell you how
Just show me where to send

Make time for love and your happiness
The mothers of invention are the best
We all know and struggle with some loneliness
A tender mess for everyone, I guess

Half blinded
I'm reminded how to find the stairs
Nickel and dimin'
Think it's time
To play some musical chairs
Dirty laundry
What a quandary
Ask her if she cares
I'll be yours and more
Better than ever like never before

Sweet talkin'
As I'm walkin' thru your part of town
Never again
Will Johnny C a Love Supreme be found
Is it ever meant to be
And is it so profound
Is it you and me
A billion to one make history


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Happiness Loves Company song meanings
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    General CommentI think "I'm reminded how to find myself" should be
    "I'm reminded how to find the stairs."
    At least, that's what I hear :P

    Although, I'm pretty sure that he says,
    "Sweet talking as I'm walking through your part of town" instead of
    "Sweet talking, there's a marker, to your part of town."
    D7Kon August 28, 2011   Link
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    General Comment"Dirty laundry, what a wandering" should be "dirty laundry, what a quandary"

    When I first head Anthony say the word "quandary" in this song, I completely connected to the song. It's amazing what effect certain lyrics or words in songs reach out to you. Great song all around. TOTALLY new sound from RHCP on this one, and it 100% works for me.

    Flea is a genius.
    wanthisdawgon August 28, 2011   Link
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    General CommentCorrect lyrics from the booklet:

    Start marchin'
    'Cause you think you shot to #1
    Counting days and
    Skipping your stones into the sun
    Over age and under thumb
    Does it weigh a ton
    I'll be yours tonight
    Living the dream of a meteorite

    Start jumping 'cause
    We've got something to say
    Young lovers keep it pumping
    In the streets of LA

    Short stroking doesn't fly
    Better to go for broke
    Watchu smoking Mary Jane
    And does it make you choke
    Jumping the fence, riding the rails
    Can you take a joke
    I'll be yours today
    Living the dream with a capital K

    Tell me now, I'll tell you how
    Just show me where to send

    Make time for love and your happiness
    The mothers of invention are the best
    We all know and struggle with some loneliness
    A tender mess for everyone, I guess

    Half blinded
    I'm reminded how to find the stairs
    Nickel and dimin'
    Think it's time
    To play some musical chairs
    Dirty laundry
    What a quandary
    Ask her if she cares
    I'll be yours and more
    Better than ever like never before

    Sweet talkin'
    As I'm walkin' thru your part of town
    Never again
    Will Johnny C a Love Supreme be found
    Is it ever meant to be
    And is it so profound
    Is it you and me
    A billion to one make history
    StuckInAPelicanon August 30, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuch an awesome song. Truly displays the profoundness of the Chilly Peppers and their talent!
    kheartson September 03, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnthony said that for Frusciante "The Mothers of Invention are the best". I was wondering if the song talks a little bit about John... What means capital K and Johnny C? "I'll be yours tonight living the dream of a meteorite" is beautiful.
    andarilloon September 09, 2011   Link
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    General Comment"I'll be yours and more, Better than ever like never before" i love that line. ahh im obsessed with RHCP :) <3
    teenuh1133on September 21, 2011   Link

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