You've been around for such a long time now,
And maybe I could leave you, but I don't know how.
And why should I be lonely every night,
When I could be with you, oh yes you make it right.
So I don't listen to the boys who say,
That you're bad for me and I should turn you away.
Cause they don't know about us, they've never heard of love.
I get a feeling when I look at you,
Wherever you go now, I wanna' be there too.
They say we're crazy, but I just don't care,
And if they keep on talking, still they'll get nowhere.
So I don't mind if they don't understand,
When I look at you and you hold my hand.
Cause they don't know about us, they've never heard of love.
Why should it matter to us if they don't approve?
We should just take our chances what if we've got nothing to lose?
Baby, there's no need for living in the past,
Cause now I found good lovin', gonna' make it last.
I tell the others, "don't bother me",
Cause when I look at you, they don't see what I see.
And I don't listen to their wasted lines,
Got my eyes wide open and I see the signs.
Cause they don't know about us, they've never heard of love.
So I don't listened to their wasted lines,
Got my eyes wide open and I see the signs.
Cause they don't know about us, they've never heard of love

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    General Commentabsolutely amazing cover.
    amberloveson July 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah. i absolutely love this song. ben gibbard is probably one of the best writers i know of. this song totally goes with the lyrics. i LOVE it.
    acousticlillyon September 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a good song. To me, it means two people being with each other and despite others telling them that they aren't good for each other "Why should it matter to us if they don't approve?" they're not going to listen. It's basically saying it's no one else's business what happens in their relationship.
    Ulingon September 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentcletusJ you're... how do i put this nicely... stupid? im sorry, but for you to say that ben gibbard is a "talentless hack" is just outrageous. obviously you haven't listened to any of his other songs..
    tait111on August 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCletusJ- you are a fucking idiot.

    this song is absolutely amazing.
    ben did a great job covering it.
    this is my favorite cover done by
    ben gibbard.
    loverrr17on April 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBen covered this song beautifully.

    CletusJ- a cover of a song is not a blatant rip off- it's a cover.

    Obviously you don't know who Ben Gibbard is, and you shouldn't go round calling people you don't know talentless hacks, because then you get people who you don't know calling YOU stupid.

    Which you are.
    walking blueson April 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentben gibbard is king.

    far from a talentless hack.
    only the ignorant would accuse him of that.
    millyblisson October 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentCletusJ, you are so wrong on so many levels.
    first off - it's a COVER of a Kirsty McColl song, Tracey Ullman "ripped off" her song.
    second off- Ben Gibbard is king and he did this song brilliantly.
    Go somewhere else and spew yr shit, it's not wanted here.

    'Tracey Ullman classic'... facepalm.
    _neelyoharaon December 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBen Gibbard? Who is Ben Gibbard?! This is a blatant rip off of the Tracy Ullman classic. Ben, by the way, did NOT write this. He is a talentless hack who covered this classic.
    CletusJon June 23, 2007   Link

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