You're as tight as a hunter's trap
Hidden well, what are you concealing
Poker face, carved in stone
Amongst friends, but all alone
Why do you hide

Say something, say something, anything
I've shown you everything
Give me a sign
Say something, say something, anything
Your silence is deafening
Pay me in kind

Take a drug to set you free
Strange fruit from a forbidden tree
You've got to come down soon
More than a drug is what I need
Need a change of scenery
Need a new life

Say something, say something anything
I've shown you everything
Give me a sign
Say something, say something, anything
Your silence is deafening
Pay me in kind

Say something

I'm open wide, open wondering
Have you swallowed everything
Pay me in kind



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"Say Something" as written by Levine/eaton/levine/west/mccollum/hunter

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing

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  • +1
    General Comment:Wanting someone to open up to you, as you have to them. It's such a beautiful song, I can't believe there are so few comments. I sort of think James haven't got the recognition they deserve from some age groups, but that can also be nice, since they can be my little band :) No one else at school has even heard much James but they're my favourite band, even more than Oasis and R.E.M. Actucally, James and R.E.M. are both my faves!
    Hamathyon June 19, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:It's about loving someone with a drug addiction and not being able to tap into their mind to help them.
    hypemikeon December 03, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"Your silence is deafening" *sigh* this song is bloody beautiful
    sOCS479on January 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:awesome awesome song.
    love the feel to it...
    alt.rockon January 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"More than a drug is what I need
    Need a change of scenery
    Need a new life...
    Say something, say something anything
    I've shown you everything
    Give me a sign "
    great great song.... it makes me kinda happy-depressed. there's a "utha saints remix" that is awesome!!
    special.kon February 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this is a classic...
    Conachaon February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Agree with last comment. For such a solid song, it should be getting more props.
    Skoorbon October 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Amongst friends, but all alone...that line is awesome. I could listen to this song for days! I agree that this song is pretty solid...James altogether is highly underrated. I had to add my two cents since there are not enough comments on this song.
    Shewgirlon June 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Amongst friends, but all alone...that line is awesome. I could listen to this song for days! I agree that this song is pretty solid...James altogether is highly underrated. I had to add my two cents since there are not enough comments on this song.
    Shewgirlon June 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i feel like this song was written for me
    strangeconceptson May 10, 2009   Link

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