I've been looking at you all night long
I've been looking at you all night long
You with your street-walking shoes
And your street-walking eyes

I see nothing wrong

But don't look at me that way baby,
I can't help you
My life is just a melody and chords, chords, chords
Don't look at me that way baby,
I can't help you
My life is just a melody and chords, chords, chords

I go home so broke and lonely
But now I got in my pockets
All these rhyming words and more words and more words

Besides
Here comes your baby
Better look away
Better give her kiss
And buy her a glass of chardonnay

Don't worry 'bout me
I'm just what you might call a live entertainment
But I stopped caring a long time ago
Yeah, I don't give a fuck
Cause it pays the rent

But I'm just a happy hooker
Riding bisycles and boys in the park
Never was much of a looker
But always knew my way around in the dark

Loving's just a pastime
Singing's just a pastime too
This whole life is just a pastime
And we're passing right through

I've been looking at you all night long
I've been looking at you all night long
You with your street-walking shoes
And your street-walking eyes

I see nothing wrong

You with your street-walking shoes
And your street-walking eyes

I see, I see
I see nothing, nothig, nothing
At all


Lyrics submitted by lemonjuice

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    My InterpretationI love the live version of this song. Regina is so amazing.
    Anyway, obviously she's a hooker, and it implies a musician as well. She sees the man she's staring at as perfect, "nothing wrong".
    I think, "I go home so broke and lonely, But now I got in my pockets all these rhyming words and more words and more words" means that she's not getting much out of whoring herself, but she has her music and her lyrics still. She doesn't feel ashamed that she sells her body for money, it's just a way to get by. She's a free spirit and doesn't think "wasting" life is a possibility. No matter what you're doing, life is passing anyway.
    sabrina134on February 02, 2009   Link

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