tell me how, baby
could it open my eyes
for the night it took me by suprise
oh what you said to me:

love me do
whatever you want back darlin'w on't be good
that is why i woke and cried out

rocksteady can't break my world
nobody's ever gonna think twice
oh how i how i often try
rocksteady can't make that change
nobody's gonna ever rearrange
as time moves slippin' fast
love just won't become you

now my mind baby
my mind is free
oh you played it hard lady
so hard and deep
oh when you said to me:

love me do
whatever you want back darlin' won't be good
that is why i woke and cried out

repeat chorus

Lyrics submitted by Kwee Craggs

Rocksteady song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song is about a guy who put his career, or you could say his love of music over his woman. She eventually got fed up and left him, and he's saying all these changes are what split them
    rickbogeon July 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song, it's been awhile since such a good soul album has benn put out.
    trav129on August 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song... I've never really liked Soul music, but this is really cool.
    nagareboshion September 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree with rick on this song, but it could also mean that he's actually living life now, and maybe he's realized that there is more to life than love, he doesn't have to worry about his gf just living life, he's doin what he loves, playing music and keeping fans like us happy and satisfied.
    hobbes67on September 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSounds like he can't be with the woman for some reason, like he has other obligations.
    WittySarcasmon April 30, 2005   Link

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