Spoken: 1...2...3...4!
You want a part of me
You want the whole thing
You want to feel something more than I could ever bring
You want it badly
You want it tangled
I want to feel something more than I was strangled

I fell in love with the sweet sensation
I gave my heart to a simple chord
I gave my soul to a new religion
Whatever happened to you?
Whatever happened to our rock'n'roll?
Whatever happened to my rock'n'roll?

She wants it hallow
She wants it tainted
She wants to feel something more than she was naked
You want to hide away
You're scared to touch it
I want to feel something more than I care to take

I fell in love with the sweet sensation
I gave my heart to a simple chord
I gvae my soul to a new religion
Whatever happened to you?
Whatever happened to our rock'n'roll?
Whatever happened to my rock'n'roll?

She wants your image
She wants your kiss
She wants to get inside your head and tell it like it is
You want it badly
You want it so completely
I want to feel something more 'cause I can't f***in' breathe

I fell in love with the sweet sensation
I gave my heart to a simple chord
I gave my soul to a new religion
Whatever happened to you?
Whatever happened to our rock'n'roll?
Whatever happened to my rock'n'roll?


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  • +2
    General Comment

    Balls to the wall rock n roll just like your daddy liked.

    If you keep shoe gazing your likely to walk into a wall.

    sillybillyon March 26, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I love this song. The two singers are excellent. Especially the part of the distorted singer when he gasps out "I want to feel something more cos I can't f***in' breathe" - Well good song!

    twaton June 16, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    They're kind of shoegazerish. At least with the whole "wall of guitars" sound i.e. My Bloody Valentine and Spacemen 3. Great song too.

    lunatic96on March 24, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    lunatic96....I never realized it but you're right! The guitars are very shoegazer-like. Nice observation.

    jopkins_the_monkeyon December 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    hey peeps! what genre are these guys??? i was just wonderin

    mintie2on July 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    good ond rock and roll.

    emoJustinon July 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Awesome song.

    Nothing more needs said.

    anna118kon July 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    mintie, they're not really a genre, or like they say "it's hard to label us" but it's close to indie rock.

    Anyways, love this song. Wonder why they named it (punk song) though.

    White Trashon August 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    sweet :)

    weakmindedon August 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I would say they are alt rock, garage rock 'n' roll. As is the fashion. Anyway, I saw them live and they kicked ass. Still, I don't understand why they rereleased this single, there's loads of wicked songs on the album.

    JulianCasablancason September 24, 2002   Link

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