"All We Ever Look For" as written by and Kate Bush....
Just look at your father
And you'll see how you took after him.
Me, I'm just another
Like my brothers
Of my mother's genes.

All they ever want for you
Are the things they didn't do.
All they ever wanted, a little clue.
All they ever wanted, the truth.
All they ever wanted, a little bit of you.
All they ever wanted,
But they never did get.

The whims that we're weeping for
Our parents would be beaten for
Leave the breast
And then the rest
And then regret you ever left.

All we're ever looking for
Is another open door.

All we ever look for, another womb.
All we ever look for, our own tomb.
All we ever look for, ooh, la lune.
All we ever look for, a little bit of you, too.
All we ever look for,
But we never do score.

All we ever look for, a god.
All we ever look for, oh, a drug.
All we ever look for, a great big hug.
All we ever look for, a little bit of you.
All we ever look for, a little bit of you, too.
All we ever look for,
But we never do score.


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"All We Ever Look For" as written by Kate Bush

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    General CommentI think the meaning of this song is quite obvious; however, I truly think that the search for that which makes ones life meaningful has never been expressed in such a lovely way. Tackling the ineffable seems to be what Kate does best, and here, against a background of western and eastern music, motifs, clever sampling, etc., she truly shines. I love this period of Kate's creative output for all its experimentation, fey whimsy and humor--the "fairy voices" in this song "hit me in a soft spot!"--and just the faintest hint of something being out of whack, twisted, very much askew. JMHO...
    Musidoraon April 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHumans searching for the meaning of life but failing. It's pointless, really but we still can't help ourselves. There must some reason why we are here?
    GaffaUKon February 24, 2007   Link

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