"This band thrives on friction, musically and lyrically. It's about the pull between things - even the happiest song on the record, 'I Want You', is about death: 'The village churchyard is filled with bones...
I've seen suckers loose themselves in the games they learn to play,
Children love to sing but then their voices slowly fade away.
People always take a step away from what is true,
That's why I like you around,
I want you.
Yeah you do... you make me want you.
An open invitation to the dance,
Happenstance set the vibe that we are in,
No apology because my urge is genuine,
And the mystery of your rhythm is so feminine.
Here I am and I want to take a hit,
Of your scent and it bit,
So deep into my soul,
I want you.
You do you do, you make me want you.
Send me all your vampires,
And I can't get enough,
And I can't get enough,
The village church yard is filled with bones weeping in the grave,
The silver lining of clouds shines on people Jesus couldn't save,
You want to know how deeply my soul goes, Deeper than bones,
I want you,
And I can't get enough.
After we did it by the window sill,
Smoke rings drift into the midnight sky,
presently in the quilt that your mother made,
And a candle burns to fight off the gloom,
I said to live in this way is not for the meek,
but you talk real soft and kiss me on the cheek.
And like a jazz DJ you talk me into sleep,
There will be no regrets when the worms come,
And they will surely come.
You do you do, I want you,
Send me all your vampires,
I want you

Lyrics submitted by Mopnugget, edited by bk3k

"I Want You" as written by Stephan Jenkins

Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Royalty Network

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  • +2
    General CommentI could sing this song forwards and backwards, it's that good. This is my ALL-TIME favorite song. It's so beautiful and I love the meaning, too. Wanting someone so bad, but you can only have them in your dreams. Literally.
    pete_yornon April 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti like the0song, but can someone explain "the worms"? and sending him all her vampires??
    honestyormysteryon May 03, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWorms are what eat you in the grave, "there will be no regrets when we are dead." As for vampires I think it might refer to her pain or suffering, and how he wants to take them from her. Perhaps it may be her faults and he loves her through them and wants to accept them.
    source_4on May 09, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthave ya'll (i'm from seattle.. where did ya'll come from??) heard the cover that alana davis does of this song? it's pretty good... a little over produced... but she has an awesome (or awsum.. lol) voice... but she can't beat 3eb... favorite 3eb song... wait no it's not... motorcycle drive by... THAT is the song... but i'll just go over and post there now... haha
    pomegranatesROCKon June 30, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWoah! the catcher in the rye is the best book ever! I absolutely love it!
    punker girlon September 20, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"this band thrives on friction, musically and lyrically. it's about the pull between things - even the happiest song on the record, 'i want you', is about death: 'the village churchyard is filled with bones weeping in the grave...send me all your vampires, i want you.' i've always liked the romantic literature that highlights the glory of life by focusing on mortality. that's something i relate to." - stephan jenkins

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    amanda917on August 11, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI loooove this song.
    sls23on April 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's awesome how Stephan captured the innocense of young love in it's purest form, it's not about the future or what it holds, it's about what is wanted now, hence the line "there will be no regrets when the worms come".
    ecufootball13on April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is awsum ... its makes me happy to listen to this song cause when u like someone u just feel so good. but it sucks bad when u cant get her ... just like petey yorn said .... only in ure dreams u can have her
    craiggon May 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is my all time favorite song ... it sends chills whenever i hear it i think anyone can relate to it. its beautiful
    riverfenixangelon May 28, 2002   Link

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