i oh i

sometimes it's time to
think about it
sometimes it's time to find time
it's not like you really lost it
like a lucky penny or your mind

a ghost of you is on her lips
a shattered glimpse of
when you'd play
leaving only silence
on another lonely day

but this is not the time
it's not the time to feel
you have your instuctions
now you better close the deal

step up i said step up
do you hear me
when i'm talking to you
i said step up you stupid little fool
too long in the game to not know
the rules
step up step up step up
don't even think about
thinking about
what you're going to do
step up step up no way
some dimple's
going to take you back to school

i oh why
i oh why

sometimes it's time to
think about it
sometimes it's time to find time
he may be her lucky penny
that she'll never get to shine

the streets between
them are melting
as he puts together the
bits of steel
he can still smell the
flowers she kissed
in a way that he could feel

but they sent you the money
her address and the day
and the usual intructions
the blow the mark away

step up i said step up do
you hear me
when i'm talking to you
i said, step up you stupid little fool
too long in the game to not know
the rules
step up step up step up
don't even think about
thinking about
what you're going to do
step up, step up no way
some dimple's
going to take you back to school

i oh i
i oh why
why oh why
why oh why

yes this is your body
yes this is your face
this is your truth
your hatred your disgrace
she may be a mirror
in jest of your mistakes
or a monster too
who could understand your place

she may be a mirror
she may be a mirror
she may be a mirror in jest
of your mistakes
she may be a monster
she may be a monster
she may be a monster
who could understand your place

step up i said step up do
you hear me
when i'm talking to you
i said, step up you stupid little fool
too long in the game to not
know the rules
step up step up step up
don't even think about
thinking about
what you're going to do
step up no way some dimple's
going to take you back to school




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Streets Lyrics as written by Will Jennings Joe Sample

Lyrics © CHRYSALIS STANDARDS INC. OBO FOUR KNIGHTS MUSIC

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    a good song by a good band. she may be a mirror in jest of your mistakes or a monster too who could understand your place

    viper2001_21on May 02, 2002   Link
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    agreed

    NtoTheDrkon May 09, 2002   Link
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    defo, but whats it mean?

    kuwalaon April 10, 2004   Link
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    This song is one of the main reasons I even found this site. I was wondering what it was all about, searched around for about an hour, and ended up here. Since no one else has given thoughts on a meaning, I think it could have two meanings. The more straight-forward, logical meaning is that he lost a girl, and the shouting parts (STEP UP! I SAID STEP UP, YOU HEAR ME WHEN I'M TALKING TO YOU?!) is a voice in his head telling him to stop moping. The more far-fetched, crazy meaning is that it's about a hitman who falls in love with the girl he's hired to kill (they sent you the money, her address and the day, and the usual instructions to blow the mark away). Hard to say, though. Really weird lyrics.

    Chronobrainon April 19, 2004   Link
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    General Comment

    This song is one of the main reasons I even found this site. I was wondering what it was all about, searched around for about an hour, and ended up here. Since no one else has given thoughts on a meaning, I think it could have two meanings. The more straight-forward, logical meaning is that he lost a girl, and the shouting parts (STEP UP! I SAID STEP UP, YOU HEAR ME WHEN I'M TALKING TO YOU?!) is a voice in his head telling him to stop moping. The more far-fetched, crazy meaning is that it's about a hitman who falls in love with the girl he's hired to kill (they sent you the money, her address and the day, and the usual instructions to blow the mark away). Hard to say, though. Really weird lyrics.

    Chronobrainon April 19, 2004   Link

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