Tension's up like fists in a fight.
You should've called me.
It would've meant something.
This is my mind on your recorder,
This is my soul that you're hearing.
I used to have my own songs.
If I don't mind, then this problem remains my own.
Thinking out loud just makes you turn away.
Your silence is crushing.
All I want. Animal.
Damn, you knew you were wrong.
With all the things you know, with that little grace you show.
Just "send a list of instructions to the factory
And upon its return we'll embrace it...
Only if it's gold, only if it's gold"
It's sickening in stereo.
Your silence is crushing.
All I need. Animal

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Animal Lyrics as written by Devon Williams

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    relationships gone wrong, the gradual turn inwards, numbed heart.......... it kicks

    SomberDonkeyon March 07, 2002   Link
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    this song is so true ... as all osker songs are

    twotimepunk11on March 08, 2002   Link
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    what are you retarded? this song is about the music industry. good job being completely off the mark.

    sonofabitchbiteon July 07, 2003   Link
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    i dont really know where the whole "animal" thing comes from, but this is probably about the closed-mindness of certain record labels. "thinking outloud just makes you turn away" (about record labels) is such a strong and true line.

    HANZmusteron March 19, 2006   Link
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    wow i never heard about the record label one that could work??!! but i still connected this song with this girl i just dated and sill kind of like a bit... the first stanza is about sitting at home alone wondering what ur girl is doing and thinking and the tension is to much because she wont kall u and u keep leaving her messages but she wont get back to you. when he says I use to have my own songs this is true because this girl got me into listening to hyphy shit and i almost forgot where i was from... letting her know how he feels just makes her turn away when he really wants is for her to lash out at him and fuck. pretty much he fell in love with a hoe and couldnt change her and so did I!!!!!! oh well it happens animal!

    lilmig243on June 18, 2008   Link

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