"That Says It All" as written by and Duncan Sheik....
Hit the town, still dressing down
Looking for some action
Mr. Jagger said it best
He knows you never get, no satisfaction
But Mr. Dylan knows
That everyone is more or less a rolling stone
And Mr. Lennon, so quiet, knows better or so I've been told

That says it all, doesn't it?
We always want what we never get
Well listen hear, my friend
I can't continue to pretend
That it's alright
Cause that ain't right
That ain't right

I hear you're gonna make it big,
Rake it in with your master plan,
Mr. Hendrix understood
Those are only castles made of sand
Mr. Wilson took some pills,
And I don't blame him
It's hard to be alive,
Mr. Page, how he played
Mr. Drake stayed up late and made me cry

That says it all, doesn't it?
We always want what we never get
Well listen hear, my friend
I can't continue to pretend
That it's alright

They've said it all haven't they?
But what I want, what I want to say
Is listen hear my friend
I can't continue to pretend
That it's alright
No matter what we get
We never find our happiness
Ain't that a crime? Maybe that's why I've been told
Since I was six years old to compromise
But that ain't right,
That ain't right


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"That Says It All" as written by Duncan Sheik

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    General Commenti don't know, man, i love this song.
    chloroformxxperfumeon July 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentMmm. This song is absolutely wonderful.. it's a good challenge to Reasons For Living (my past favorite).. the emotion behind this song is absolutely, entrancing? Duncan Sheik's music is amazing because he is a successful artist through his honest expression in music regarding the disappointments in life we'll encounter (the government, relationships, life in general..) Duncan keepin' it *real*! Haha. No, but seriously, and he's also a romantic who intelligently expresses his thoughts. I'M IN LOVE. ;) uh.. just kidding.. but yeah.. this is a beautiful song expressing the disappointments we'll discover in life, no-matter if we 'make it big' or not.
    Museicalinon March 14, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI cant believe that only me and two others thinks that this song is amazing. I discovered this song while wacthing the movie "Three to tango". Instantly i fell in love with it. This one is on the my top10.. one of the best and deepest songs ever!
    Mr.NODon July 01, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is my Number one favorite song. I also discovered it while watching Three To Tango. And, I think the best thing about this song is that he sings it with such emotion. Sooooo Uber-beautiful.
    Speedy_Wooon July 02, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWow this song is so awesome. It has so much beauty to it. The lyrics, the music, everything.
    Scyzor20on July 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love the references to very inspirational artists, especially Nick Drake. deepens the song in a way. the chorous melody is very uplifting also. need to get more Sheik for certain. talented geezer! x
    sinëon March 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so relaxing and at the same time sad. so much honesty
    comeback-kidon July 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commentsome of the best lyrics I've ever read and listened to.
    beatrizon March 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much and the lyrics and tune are just mesmorizing. Absolutely brilliant.
    wolf cubon December 26, 2006   Link

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