"Hey" as written by Vernon Jeffrey Smith, Peter Lord Moreland and Kenny Boreland....
Won't somebody come along
And teach me how to keep it alive?
To survive

Come along and show me something
That I never knew in your eyes
Take away the tourniquet

I used to be so full of my confidence
I used to know just what I wanted
And just where to go
More than ever I could use a coincidence
But now I walk alone and talk about it when I know

Hey, oh yeah, how long?
I guess I ought to walk away
Hey, oh yeah, so long
What you gonna do today?

I don't wanna have to, but I will
If that's what I'm supposed to do
We don't wanna set up for the kill
But that's what I'm about to do

Let it on, I'll cut you off
When you're screaming into the phone
Hard to own
Anyway, I wanna let you know
That everything is on hold
What you gonna do to me?

You used to be so warm and affectionate
All the little things I used to hear my fairy say
But now you're quick to get into your regret
I'll take the fall and now you got to give it all away

Hey, oh yeah, how long?
I guess I ought to walk away
Hey, oh yeah, so long
What you gonna do today?

I don't wanna have to, but I will
If that's what I'm supposed to do
We don't wanna set up for the kill
But that's what I'm about to do

I don't wanna have to, but I will
If that's what I'm supposed to do
We don't wanna set up for the kill
But that's what I'm about to do

Hey, what would you say if I stayed?
Stayed for a while, if I may
Say it again and I'll come around
But not for the last time
Hey, what would you say if I changed?
I'll change everything but my name
Play it again and I'll come around
Come around, but not for the last time, not for the last time

You used to be so warm and affectionate
I used to know just what I wanted
And just where to go
And now you're quick to get into your regret
And now I walk alone and talk about it when I know

Hey, oh yeah, how long?
I guess you gotta walk away
Hey, oh yeah, so long
What you gonna do today?

Hey, oh yeah, how long?
I guess you gotta get away
Hey, oh yeah, so long
What you gonna do today?


Lyrics submitted by drza2000

"Hey" as written by John Anthony Frusciante Michael Balzary

Lyrics © MoeBeToBlame

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    General CommentAnybody else thinks this is one of the saddest albums by the RHCP?
    OHM was funky and it had a sad background, but this album is just plain sad: slow music, melancholic lyrics...
    Dont get me wrong, dont judge me yet, i love stadium arcadium, but i remember anthony saying they would deliver hardcore funk, and they did, but only in a few songs. i think SA is mostly mid-tempo, but it's still pretty close to perfect... if i lost the album, i would buy it again.

    "But love and music could save us... and did"
    Powerful_Zeroon May 17, 2006   Link

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