I Want You Lyrics - Sophie B. Hawkins

Sophie B. Hawkins Tongues and Tails cover art
Credits
publisher: ©BOB DYLAN MUSIC CO, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Sophie B. Hawkins
release date: 1992-4-7
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 5:20
lyricist: Bob Dylan
composer: Bob Dylan
The guilty undertaker sighs,
The lonely organ grinder cries,
The silver saxophones say I should refuse you.
The cracked bells and washed-out horns
Blow into my face with scorn,
But it's not that way,
I wasn't born to lose you.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

The drunken politician leaps
Upon the street where mothers weep
And the saviors who are fast asleep,
They wait for you.
And I wait for them to interrupt
Me drinkin' from my broken cup
And ask me to
Open up the gate for you.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

Now all my fathers, they've gone down,
True love they've been without it.
But all their daughters put me down
'Cause I don't think about it.

Well, I return to the Queen of Spades
And talk with my chambermaid.
She knows that I'm not afraid
To look at her.
She is good to me
And there's nothing she doesn't see.
She knows where I'd like to be
But it doesn't matter.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.

Now your dancing child with his Chinese suit,
He spoke to me, I took his flute.
No, I wasn't very cute to him,
Was I?
But I did it, though, because he lied
Because he took you for a ride
And because time was on his side
And because I
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.



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Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover
  • 2 California Here I Come
  • 3 Mysteries We Understand
  • 4 Saviour Child
  • 5 Carry Me
  • 6 I Want You
  • 7 Before I Walk on Fire
  • 8 We Are One Body
  • 9 Listen
  • 10 Live and Let Love
  • 11 Don’t Stop Swaying