"Acquiesce" as written by and Noel Gallagher....
I don't know what it is that makes me feel alive
I don't know how to wake the things that sleep inside
I only want to see the light that shines behind your eyes
I hope that I can say the things I wish I'd said
To sing my soul to sleep and take me back to bed
You want to be alone when we could be alive instead

Because we need each other
We believe in one another
I know we're going to uncover
What's sleepin' in our soul
Because we need each other
We believe in one another
(and) in know we're going to uncover
What's sleepin' in our soul
What's sleepin' in our soul

There are many things that I would like to know
And there are many places that I wish to go
But everything's depending on the way the wind may blow
I don't know what it is that makes me feel alive
I don't know how to wake the things that sleep inside
I only want to see the light that shines behind your eyes

Because we need each other
We believe in one another
I know we're going to uncover
What's sleepin' in our soul
Because we need each other
We believe in one another
(and) in know we're going to uncover
What's sleepin' in our soul
What's sleepin' in our soul

What's sleepin' in our soul
What's sleepin' in our soul
'cause we believe


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"Acquiesce" as written by Noel Gallagher

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  • +1
    General CommentNoel once said it was a song essentially about friendship in the truest sense!
    sexysadieon January 29, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIf anyone has ever loved a person, be it a partner or a sibling, and that person questioned the foundation of your love towards them, or just never understood where you are coming from, point them to this song as it provides all the answers. One of the most beautiful love songs never heard. Classic Oasis.
    BooRadon December 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother masterpeice B-Side from Noel!
    I think this should have made one of the A-Side albums cos you never get bored of it!
    wriggion February 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA masterpiece, no doubt. I love the first 3 lines (written as 6 here)
    infidelon April 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBrilliant song, one of their best.
    nushion September 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis def should'a been an a-side, it's a work of complete genius... Oasis always make me think of one of my close mates... =D
    The_Goddesson September 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAs the only sane response to an insane world our friendship shall prosper as we manipulate real time events, deal with devious possessing emotions and always get an exciting adventure story or hook filled tune out of it that changes the world around us.

    An entire generation connecting thru the "we need each other".

    Epitomizing the hedonistic wanderlust of the mid 90's unlimited potential in the untapped possibilities of mad for it ruthless ambition;

    this song captures the mood of the era in rather broad impressionistic strokes of helluva marshall stack distorted guitar, thunder-god drums and an untouchable aura of confidence via vague but important lyrics.

    Noel went for trying to out compose the feeling of a high school graduation march in the ultimate taking on the world world acts of madness every time he picked up a custom painted union jacked guitar.

    These were the days Oasis were inventing the future even if the ridiculousness of such a comment were a petty redundant hindsight point while listening to these magnum opus 90's british rock songs upon their first imported releases to america.

    I had to go there in early summer 97 when the air was electric the spirit of Oasis, New Labour, The Verve and all the rest of what was most happening in massive blizzard like quantities. These guys weren't just a band...they were discussed like a dominating force of nature or much closer to the way the steelers are rooted for going into the playoff.
    This was life and death!

    I think I needed to go over just to see if it was something in the water that our Hootie And The Blowfish charts were lacking.

    Why the fuck was this song not the A-Side over Some Might Say! God damn as a statement of intent this motherfucker has teeth and can not be outclassed.
    The Confidence is mind blowingly inspirational still to this day...
    wow!
    President Machoon January 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is got 2 be one of their bests.
    Megxon February 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHard to believe you can write a B-side this good... it's awesome!
    NoellyGon March 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing tune and amazing live!
    fink it just means in the end uve only got ur friends and ur self so look after 1 another
    salty1690on March 05, 2005   Link

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