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Saturday morning, jumped out of bed and put on my best suit
Got in my car and raced like a jet all the way to you
Knocked on your door with heart in my hand
To ask you a question
Because I know that you're an old-fashioned man, yeah yeah

Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
(Say yes, say yes)
Because I need to know
You say I'll never get your blessings until the day I die
"Tough luck, my friend, but the answer is no!"

Why you gotta be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human too
Why you gotta be so rude
I'm gonna marry her anyway
Marry that girl
Marry her anyway
Marry that girl
Yeah, no matter what you say
Marry that girl
And we'll be a family

Why you gotta be so rude

I hate to do this, you leave no choice
I can't live without her
Love me or hate me, we will be boys
Standing at that altar
Or we will run away
To another galaxy, you know
You know she's in love with me
She will go anywhere I go

Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
(Say yes, say yes)
Because I need to know
You say I'll never get your blessings until the day I die
"Tough luck, my friend, because the answer's still no!"

Why you gotta be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human too
Why you gotta be so rude
I'm gonna marry her anyway
Marry that girl
Marry her anyway
Marry that girl
Yeah, no matter what you say
Marry that girl
And we'll be a family

Why you gotta be so rude?

Can I have your daughter for the rest of my life?
(Say yes, say yes)
Because I need to know
You say I'll never get your blessing until the day I die
"Tough luck, my friend, but no still means no!"

Why you gotta be so rude?
Don't you know I'm human too
Why you gotta be so rude
I'm gonna marry her anyway
Marry that girl
Marry her anyway
Marry that girl
Yeah, no matter what you say
Marry that girl
And we'll be a family

Why you gotta be so rude?
Why you gotta be so rude?



Lyrics submitted by iheartthiswebsite, edited by Mellow_Harsher


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  • +2
    General Comment:Well this songs pretty self explanatory! He is asking his girlfriends father for a blessing to marry his daughter. The father says no but he will still marry her anyway.
    It's nice to hear some reggae-ish music on the radio now ;)
    ElectraHeart2000on December 10, 2013   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation:Raggae is usually associated with 'black culture', so when I first heard this on the radio I thought it could be about the difficulty that some caucasion people face with trying to accept interracial marriage, and that might be the particular problem that the young male speaker is facing.
    For a band who labels themselves as pop rock, the raggae sound is sure an interesting choice! Awesome music and lyrics though!
    Anyone who got offended, I just want to let you know that using the word 'black' is not racist, and nor is using the word 'white', or speaking of racial differences in appearance and culture.
    iheartthiswebsiteon December 17, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I'm kinda in love with this song. Its sooo awe-a-some but cool as well. The guy is asking the dad of the love of his life (the way i think about it) if he could have her dad, nd i think the is saying no? I think. <3 luuvvv this song. Best song forevs!!! :D
    MizzSiosi13on December 10, 2013   Link

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