The Animal Song Lyrics

Savage Garden


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Daniel Jones, Darren Stanley Hayes
album: Track 9 in album Affirmation
release date: 1999-10-22
popularity : 18 users have visited this page.
length: 4:40
arranger: Darren Hayes, Walter Afanasieff, Daniel Jones
engineer: David Gleeson, David Frazer
keyboard: Walter Afanasieff, Daniel Jones
synthesizer: Daniel Jones, Walter Afanasieff
electric guitar: Michael Landau
mix: Chris Lordā€Alge
producer: Walter Afanasieff
co producer: Darren Hayes, Daniel Jones
additional programming: Dan Shea
drums: Daniel Jones, Walter Afanasieff
programming: Daniel Jones
background vocals: Darren Hayes
lead vocals: Darren Hayes
vocal arranger: Walter Afanasieff, Darren Hayes

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When superstars and cannonballs are running through your head
And television freak show cops and robbers everywhere
Subway makes me nervous people pushing me too far
I've got to break away
So take my hand now
Cause I want to live like animals
Careless and free like animals
I want to live
I want to run through the jungle
With wind in my hair and the sand at my feet
I've been having difficulties keeping to myself
Feelings and emotions better left up on the shelf
Animals and children tell the truth, they never lie
Which one is more human
There's a thought, now you decide
Compassion in the jungle
Compassion in your hands, yeah
Would you like to make a run for it
Would you like to take my hand, yeah
Sometimes this life can get you down
It's so confusing
There's so many rules to follow
And I feel it
Cause I just run away in my mind
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Superstars and cannonballs running through your head
Television freak show cops and robbers everywhere
Animals and children tell the truth, they never lie
Which one is more human
There's a thought, now you decide
Compassion in the jungle
Compassion in your hands, yeah
Would you like to make a run for it
Would you like to take my hand, yeah

Track Listing

  • 1 Affirmation
  • 2 Hold Me
  • 3 I Knew I Loved You
  • 4 The Best Thing
  • 5 Crash and Burn
  • 6 Chained to You
  • 7 The Animal Song
  • 8 The Lover After Me
  • 9 Two Beds and a Coffee Machine
  • 10 You Can Still Be Free
  • 11 Gunning Down Romance
  • 12 I Don't Know You Anymore