You won't admit you love me
And so how am I ever to know?
You only tell me
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps

A million times I ask you
And then I ask you over again
You only answer
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps

If you can't make your mind up
We'll never get started
And I don't wanna wind up
Being parted, broken hearted

So if you really love me, say yes
But if you don't, dear, confess
And please don't tell me
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps

If you can't make your mind up
We'll never get started
And I don't wanna wind up
Being parted, broken hearted

So if you really love me, say yes
But if you don't, dear, confess
And please don't tell me
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps

Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps


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  • +2
    General Comment

    Actually (music geek) it was originally a Spanish song ("Quizas Quizas Quizas") that someone translated and Doris Day made famous.

    a-girlon April 18, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    i especially like how it's a tango to signify how they dance around the truth, just the two of them. This is the most brilliant song and my favorite from cake

    Alec2234on June 24, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    Tired of being given the runaround, he just wants to know if she loves him. He wants to know where she's at mentally so he knows how much he should put into the relationship "If you don't make your mind up, we'll never get started, and I don't wanna wind up, being parted, broken-hearted" He doesn't wanna put his heart into it if she's not gonna do the same and just break his heart. I love this song! Great cover that in my opinion could stand on its own.

    miramarjuiceon July 10, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I think this is one of Cake's sexiest songs. It seems like they had a lot of fun with this song though. It was probably written to be serious, but they deffinitely just made it into a very hot song.

    HersheyDogon June 22, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Its actually an amazing cover. One of my favourite songs covered.

    Achterbahnen2on December 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    obviously its about a guy who's in love with a girl who won't give him a straight answer on if she loves him back and hes just frusterated and wants to know whether to move on or start something

    tankgirl101on May 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    it's a cover song by, i believe, doris day.

    RaeEsmereldaon March 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    actually its a cover by mari wilson, which infact is the theme song for coupling!!

    dick_darlingtonon September 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    this IS a very hot song. The original is in Strictly Ballroom, which is the main reason I love it.

    spankiespatulaon September 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I originally heard this as the Coupling theme tune as well. tankgirl101 is right, the meaning is obvious.

    eddyosaysyoon February 21, 2005   Link

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