"Just What I Needed" as written by and Ric Ocasek....
I don't mind you comin' here
And wastin' all my time
'Cause when you're standin', oh so near
I kinda lose my mind

It's not the perfume that you wear
It's not the ribbons in your hair
And I don't mind you comin' here
And wastin' all my time

I don't mind you hangin' out
And talkin' in your sleep
It doesn't matter where you've been
As long as it was deep, yeah

You always knew to wear it well and
You look so fancy I can tell
I don't mind you hangin' out
And talkin' in your sleep

I guess, you're just what I needed
I needed someone to feed
I guess, you're just what I needed
I needed someone to bleed

I don't mind you comin' here
And wastin' all my time, time
'Cause when you're standin', oh so near
I kinda lose my mind, yeah

It's not the perfume that you wear
It's not the ribbons in your hair
I don't mind you comin' here
And wastin' all my time

I guess, you're just what I needed
I needed someone to feed
I guess, you're just what I needed
I needed someone to bleed

I guess, you're just what I needed
I needed someone to feed
I guess, you're just what I needed
I needed someone to bleed
Yeah, yeah, so bleed me

You're just what I needed
You're just what I needed
You're just what I needed
Yeah, yeah, yeah


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"Just What I Needed" as written by Ric Ocasek

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  • +1
    General Commentthis is me and me ex's song and i still love it. i remember when we first started dating for the second time (rough start the first time) we were sitting on his couch and this song came on and he was like, "oh my god everytime i have heard this song for the last year i think about you and i miss you like crazy!" then he sang it to me. it still makes me feel all giddy. that's insane. but it is definately a kick ass love song
    hurleychick42069on September 08, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is the best song i have ever heard. it reminds me of my best friend, cuz i dont mind him wastin all my time
    LarsBarbieon April 09, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDoesn't anyone think this song is about nothing more than "friends with benefits?"

    I don't think it's a "love" song at all.
    jonnybon September 21, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about your mother
    Figuroaon April 28, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song makes me want to shop at Circuit City.
    pikespiceon October 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about this guy liking this girl just for who she is, and he doesn't mind being aroud her and "wasting all his time" because he enjoys the time that he's wasting.
    0coolon January 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat a great love song. it doesn't even make me bitter!
    catherinekson June 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...what a chorus !!!!
    agrzybon July 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthese guys are great, this song is proof that if you want to be in a good energetic mood, the cars, are "just what I needed" also, it is a great song for driving, especially on the way to or from a date
    cmadg25on March 12, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyeah this is a great song - just makes you wanna sing a long :)
    butterflykiss84on March 16, 2003   Link

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