Why can't I take it all okay?
I like to dig and fuck around with your day
I'm gonna tell your mama
Yeh I'm gonna blackball your name
Ain't now way you'll go without me
Every chance I'll make you pay

On your face, in my space
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
In my space, on your face
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'

Why can't I put your words away
I'd like to have more of you in my veins
I'm gonna tell your papa
Yeh, I'm gonna try and ball your babe
Your gold key don't fit my crapper
Ain't got no shit today

On your face, in my space
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
In my space, on your face
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
On your face, in my space
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
In my space, on your face
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'

I'm gonna tell your mama
Yeh, I'm gonna blackball your name
Ain't no way you'll go without me
Every chance I'll make you pay

On your face, in my space
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
In my space, on your face
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
On your face, in my space
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'
In my space, on your face
I tell you I know somethin' 'bout you
I know somethin'


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  • +3
    General Comment

    The Real Thing is more about taking coke to be honest.

    This song is just about having a problem with someone and not about an ex girlfriend. Other wise he wouldnt threaten to ball this persons babe....

    How about we read the lyrics then make judgement.

    lordabortionon October 01, 2006   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Sounds like blackmail...but that's just me. Maybe there was a messy breakup or something.

    Grungegirl7on May 19, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    y is that all aic songs have 2 b about heroin? layne wasnt even on heroin when he made this song.. this song is clearly about breakin up with a girl... he sayin that if u dont want me, then im gonna make ur life hell cuz he knows things about her.. stuff that he can use against her.. just listen and study the words if u want the meaning, dont automaticly think that every song from aic is about heroin.. cuz it just fuck it up 4 the rest of the fans...

    Bknow33on January 25, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    This song is probably about the media. Although the band hasn't really interacted that much with the media, they always complained about the media. If Layne says "Man in the Box"(same album) is in his opinion loosely about the media, I would say this song is definitely about the media. This song wasn't even written by Layne, Cantrell wrote it, along with most of the other songs. I hate when people assume Layne writes these songs, then assume they're about drugs.

    aptitudeon September 27, 2006   Link
  • +2
    My Opinion

    Almost sure its about media and paparazzi, or people who spend too much of their time looking on the others lives, using secrets they discover against them, as they are weak to get somethinng doing anything better.

    ValdirSRon January 03, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Yeah, that sounds about right. I always wonder why this song was so overlooked--even by the band themselves. i thought it kicked.

    JumpyJackon December 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Listen to the song "Real Thing" from the same album (next song, in fact)and then tell me Layne wasn't into heroin at the time. He obviously was. However, I do agree that people assume way too often that AIC songs are all about drugs.

    JumpyJackon July 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I also mentioned this on the page for The Crunge by Led Zeppelin. The two songs have just about the same crazy sounding guitar. But I don't know if there is a realtion with the two.

    brianshalfbakedon October 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    It's been rumored that Layne was into drugs for a long time before AiC got going.

    TheDeaderManon March 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Great solo!

    Grind838on May 02, 2006   Link

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