Savage Garden - The Best Thing Lyrics

Savage Garden Affirmation cover art
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Never want to fly
Never want to leave
Never want to say what you mean to me
Never want to run
Frightened to believe
You're the best thing about me

Sometimes I feel like this is only chemistry
Stuck in a maze searching for a way to
Shut down turn around feel the ground beneath me
You're so close where do you end
Where do I begin?
Always pushing and pulling
Sometimes vanity takes vacation time on me
I'm in a daze stumbling bewildered
North of gravity head up in the stratosphere
You and I roller coaster riding love
You're the center of adrenalin
And I'm beginning to understand

Never want to fly
Never want to leave
Never want to say what you mean to me
Never want to run
Frightened to believe
You're the best thing about me

Walk on broken glass make my way through fire
These are things I would do for love
Farewell peace of mind kiss goodbye to reason
Up is down the impossible occurs each day
This intoxication thrills me
I only pray it doesn't kill me

Never want to fly
Never want to leave
Never want to say what you mean to me
Never want to run
Frightened to believe
You're the best thing about me

You're the center of adrenalin
And I'm beginning to understand
You could be the best thing about me

Never want to fly
Never want to leave
Never want to say what you mean to me
Never want to run
Frightened to believe
You're the best thing about me
What if you're the best thing about me
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 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


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Daniel Jones, Darren Hayes, Darren Stanley Hayes
    album: Track 4 in album Affirmation
    release date: 1999-10-22
    popularity : 221 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Synth-pop
    length: 4:20
    producer: Walter Afanasieff
    mixer: Dave Way
    engineer: Jay Healy, Kent Matcke, David Frazer and David Reitzas
    electric guitar: Michael Landau
    arranger: Darren Hayes, Daniel Jones, Walter Afanasieff, Darren Hayes and Walter Afanasieff
    acoustic guitar: Dean Parks
    programming: Daniel Jones and Greg Bieck
    co-producer: Daniel Jones and Darren Hayes
    background vocals & lead vocals: Darren Hayes
    drums programming: Daniel Jones
    assistant engineer: Brian Vibberts, Pete Krawiec and Dave Ashton
    keyboard & synthesizer: Daniel Jones
    composer: Darren Hayes, Daniel Jones
    Album Information
    label: SME Records
    country(area): Japan
    format: CD
    script: Latin