I love the way you look at me
I feel the pain you place inside
You lock me up inside your dirty cage
Well I'm alone inside my mind

I'd like to teach you all the rules
I'd get to see them set in stone
I like it when you chain me to the bed
But then your secrets never shone

I need to feel you, you need to feel me
I can't control you, you're not the one for me, no

I can't control you, you can't control me
I need to feel you, so why's there even you and me?

I love the way you rake my skin
I feel the hate you place inside
I need to get your voice out of my head
Cause I'm that guy you'll never find

I think you know all of the rules
There's no expressions on your face
I'm hope that some day you will let me go
Release me from my dirty cage

I need to feel you, you need to feel me
I can't control you, you're not the one for me, no

I can't control you, you can't control me
I need to feel you, so why's there even you and me?

I love the way you look at me
I love the way you smack my ass
I love the dirty things you do
I have control of you

I love the way you look at me
I love the way you smack my ass
I love the dirty things you do
I have control of you

I love the way you look at me
I love the way you smack my ass
I love the dirty things you do
I have control of you

I love the way you look at me
I love the way you smack my ass
I love the dirty things you do
I have control of you

I need to feel you, you need to feel me
I can't control you, you're not the one for me, no

I can't control you, you can't control me
I need to feel you, so why's there even you and me?

You're not the one for me, no
You're not the one for me, no
You're not the one for me, no
You're not the one for me, no


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    to me it sounds like this is actually two people in a "love to hate you" relationship on the skids. kinda deep if you get to thinking about it with a lung full of smoke heh

    mattf727on January 24, 2002   Link
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    this song is good if you're in that "i wanna freak you hard and dirty"mood...there are a few lines that do possess some poetic creativity such as "I love the way you rape my skin...I feel the hate you place inside" but basically it's a great song if you feel like jamming like a porn star.

    PumpkinGurlon January 28, 2002   Link
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    hey this is a very good song if u r in that kinda situation to hate the girl once u loved.i think he is actually sick of a girl who has been playing games with him and make him beg for her.what so ever a gr8 song.

    undisturbedon March 29, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    hence the name puddle of mudd... gross its not really mud (its poop)

    DYSFUNCTIONLONEon August 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
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    hey, i know im supposed to comment on the song lyrics, and they're correct and all....but..i love the way you smack my ass??.....the creativity in that line practically screams out at me...

    ohhhhh, fred durst knows these guys...that explains it...

    phreak_on_a_leashon December 04, 2001   Link
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    hmmm...this song was good when it first came out because the fact that it was under Fred Durst's label made it good...but if you really listen to it...it kinda sux!

    alyndaon January 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    this song is sick and twisted in the best way. however, i don't think these lyrics are right.

    jaxgrrlon January 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    It reminds me of when I first met my boyfriend cos thats what was playing in the car. Its a damn fine tune to listen to and i love its sexy edge!!

    chinatownon January 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    I disagree that this song is about love or anything romantic with A WOMAN.. I'm Pretty sure its the love of a needle thats raping the skin. I have heard Shooting heroin is considered "smack" and if he is referring to shooting it in his "ass" that would make sense.. "smack my ass" Thats a lot of talk about "control" for something as simple minded as sex or love. But who knows.. I too, could be wrong.. but it makes too much sense this way.

    Jewelon March 01, 2002   Link
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    Saw it in concert.. kicked ass...stupid people..

    Pharmicopiaon April 23, 2002   Link

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