"The Back Seat of My Car" as written by and Paul Mccartney....
Speed along the highway, honey I want it my way
But listen to her daddy's song, don't stay out to long
Were just busy hidin', sitting the back seat of my car
(Looking for a ride and all about)
(Looking for a ride in and out of town)
(Strolling around and all about)
(Looking for a ride in and out of)

The laser lights are pretty
We may end up in Mexico city
But listen to her daddy's song
Making love is wrong
Ooh, we're just busy riding
Sitting in the back seat of my car

Oh oh, Oh oh
Oh oh, Oh oh
Oh oh, Oh oh
Oh oh, Oh oh
Oh oh, Oh oh

For we was only hiding
Sitting in the back seat of my car, yeah
And when we finished driving
We can say we were late in arriving
And listen to her daddy's song
We believe that we can't be wrong, yeah

Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong
Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong
We can make it to Mexico city
Sitting in the back seat of my car, oh oh

Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong
Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong
Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong

Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong
Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong
Oh oh, we believe that we can't be wrong

No, no, no
We believe we can't be wrong
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Oh oh, oh oh, yeah, oh, yeah


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"The Back Seat of My Car" as written by Paul Mccartney

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  • +1
    General CommentWonderful song. The coda is among his best, other than maybe the end of "Rock Show."
    majestikmoose9on February 02, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSupposedly Paul wrote this as an "American" love song. Cars, back seats (drive-ins), going to mexico. Obviously a young couple in love, defiant of their parents wishes.

    Also, the part at the end "We believe we can't be wrong", was supposed to be aimed at John Lennon. I don't believe that every song John or Paul wrote was about the other one, but this is time frame when John and Paul really were 'communicating' to each other thru songs (John's 'How Do You Sleep').
    Digi-Gon June 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAmazing song! Perfectly put together, especially at the spot where he delivers that first "we believe that we can't be wrong." It's definitely an American-style love song...the lyrics and even the title caught me by surprise coming from Paul. A great idea and a great song.

    The line "we believe that we can't be wrong" doesn't sound like it would be aimed at John, though. It's a response to the earlier line "making love is wrong." But they're in the back seat and believe that they can't be wrong.

    Also, as far as communicating through songs...even John would later say that "How Do You Sleep" was more about himself than it was Paul. You can see this in the "so Sgt. Pepper took you by surprise?" line. Paul certainly wasn't surprised by Sgt. Pepper- it was his concept. No question that it was probably mostly written out of spite for Paul, though.
    z4ckm0rrison May 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentA true pop gem.
    danger birdon July 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYoung love making in the back seat of the car. Simple, and brilliant
    originlon October 28, 2009   Link

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