We're on this roller coaster ride
Hold on, I'll stay here by your side
We head up to the sky then we slide back down
Upside down try to figure out
Not sure if we could work it out
I want to be alone but you feel like home

Answer the phone
I know that you're home
I want to get you alone
And do it again, do it again

Answer the phone
I know that you're home
I want to get you alone
And do it again, do it again
The signals all are flashing red
It doesn't matter what was said
This bed is much too big without me and you

This all seems so ridiculous
Why can't we just get over this
Don't make me say the obvious

Without you
Answer the phone
I know that you're home
I want to get you alone
And do it again, do it again

Answer the phone
I know that you're home
I want to get you alone
And do it again, do it again

I practice all my lies to a telephone while you were sleeping
I practice all my lies to a telephone while you
Were sleeping
I practice all my lies to a telephone while you were sleeping
I remember the way you curled your toes
On the side of the stage at all our shows
And the glow on your face just because of one rose
And when I wake up in the morning
And you're wearing my clothes

Answer the phone
I know that you're home
I want to get you alone
And do it again, do it again

Answer the phone
I know that you're home
I want to get you alone
And do it again, do it again
Do it again, do it again
And do it again, do it again
I want to do it again do it again
And do it again, do it again


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Answer the Phone Lyrics as written by Stan Frazier Mark Mcgrath

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    this songs freaking amazing i love this so much i love sugar ray so much they play for fun they dont play to be famous just for fun and look where its go them but this song everyone should know

    Burdo311on June 14, 2002   Link
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    i got this CD over a year ago, basically when it came out and this immediately became my favorite song. When It's Over was the featured one, but Answer the Phone is WAY better!

    mjastarleton July 13, 2002   Link
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    Sugar Ray's finest

    MixMasterMattyon July 19, 2002   Link
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    Good god, i used to loathe Sugar Ray, but I can't help but absolutely love this song!

    _Julie_Ruin_on September 03, 2002   Link
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    this is the sorta song u have on an answering machine..... well to freak people out if they hear half of the corus.... but man good song my friend started singing it then she got me singing it then we both couldnt stop singing its sooooooooo cool i wish i could be just like sally i mean i like this song

    hippypippypunkskaon September 16, 2002   Link
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    WOAH!!! this is song is what follow the expression of "Greatness" I absoultely love it! I think is about a relashinship that was so involve in sex that they didn't get to think maybe there was something else in there... So when she leaves him... he starts realizing he is in love with this girl so he just want to call her and say something like; "Shall we try it once more". wow it really KICK ASS!

    punker girlon May 16, 2004   Link
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    yeah i totally relate i had this thing with a good friend of mine and thought it was just a sexual thing but realised it was more than that when i woke up alone one morning wishing he was there

    stonedagedqueenon May 25, 2004   Link
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    this is my absolute favorite sugar ray song!! the video is awesome!! They should've stuck with this kinda music, because their new album sux!

    catliketheifon June 09, 2004   Link
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    What does the line 'I practice all my lines to a telephone while you were sleeping' mean?

    ROsniper18on March 09, 2006   Link
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    haha ok so i think that maybe he might have woke up and rolled over and been like whoa why the f--- are you in bed with me?! and then she got all upset and ran out and he was like aww i didnt mean that and is leaving this on her answering machine saying that hes sorry and he didnt mean it like that and please just pick up the phone... and yeah... my thoughts

    banatogurlon March 22, 2006   Link

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