"Slow Jam" as written by and Bernard (gb 2)/hook Sumner....

As I look at the morning sky
Today the wind is blowing hard
See that bird has flown too high
Pretty soon it will be tired
I spent a day all by myself
A rich man without his wealth
Sometimes I get it wrong
But I'm not the only one

The afternoon was very clear
The sun was beating down on me
I got thirsty for a beer
That I had to go to sea
The sea was very rough
It made me feel sick
But I like that kind of stuff
It beats arithmetic

I don't want the world to change
I like the way it is
Just give me one more wish
I can't get enough of this
When it gets to be alive
And not just still survive
To hit and not to miss
I can't get enough of this

The early evening mist
Looked beautiful to me
Was sweeter than a kiss
I wish you all could see
I'm a long long way from home
But this photograph of you
Even though it's monochrome
Tells me what I should do
So I got up on my feet
And I knew it would be alright
For my clothes were looking beat
In the middle of the night

I don't want the world to change
I like the way it is
Just give me one more wish
I can't get enough of this
When it gets to be alive
And not just still survive
To hit and not to miss
I can't get enough of this

I don't want the world to change
I like the way it is
Just give me one more wish
I can't get enough of this
When it gets to be alive
And not just still survive
To hit and not to miss
I can't get enough of this

I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this
I can't get enough of this


Lyrics submitted by poprock27

"Slow Jam" as written by Peter Hook Bernard Sumner

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentGreat song, that commercial reminded me of how much I dont like decent music being used in ads.
    TaintedGloveon May 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFucken aswome song, very soothing and up rising at the same time
    oolovellon December 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI had forgotten how good this song was.

    In Australia, I think they used this for a car commercial.
    elwyn5150on January 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, it was used for a Ford commercial. It reminded me how much I liked the song on that commercial :-).
    Eatcarpeton April 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlol here's the ad on YouTube: youtube.com/…
    Eatcarpeton March 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me feel badass for some reason. Try driving and singing the chorus haha
    LifeInTechnicoloron March 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThanks for the effort, Poprock. I would like to make a couple minor changes: "...see that bird has flown too high..." and "...what it is to be alive, and not just too survive..." That is how I hear it anyway. Of course, I'm too lazy to type out more than a couple lines, so again, thanks for doing the rest.
    mr13lckyon April 02, 2010   Link
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    General Commenthehe and I even messed up my "too, to, and two". Let me try again. The second part of the chorus is: "what it is to be alive, and not just to survive." You may now commence the obligatory desparaging comments on my grammar. :)
    mr13lckyon April 02, 2010   Link

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