Strictly Speaking

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Strictly Speaking

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Strictly Speaking

I should have waited
I've earned these wages
But I'm still paying my dues

I'm so damned wasted
I'm all done waiting
This whole thing's played me the fool

Chorus 1
All I'm saying is that your love
leaves me fallin and crawlin you're ballin and stallin
Strictly speaking it's all you taking
while I just give it to you.


I'm so done staying
The time I've wasted
Now I've got things to do

It's like religion
it lacks precision
It's all turned into the blues

Chorus1

Bridge
First we fell like we should have fell
just like they say
But it will go as a lesson learned
as it fades away
And out of the darkness I crawl out into your shadow
but where is your love? where is your love? where is your love?


I should have waited
I've earned these wages
But I'm still paying my dues

I'm so damned wasted
I'm all done waiting
This whole thing's played me the fool

Chorus2
All I'm sayin's a normal man
would be walking not talking be booking not looking
Strictly speaking it's all your making
that i'm done waiting on you - on you ...
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Strictly Speaking

The first day of Autumn
Underneath The Maple
I knew that you were happy because
You kissed me with your eyes closed
On a plane to China
Over at the neighbors’
I knew that you loved me because
I heard you tell your mother so

Blonde bangs
Perfect figure
Love is like a wall
Invisible
An invisible wall

Strictly speaking
I can stand the pain
I can handle this
Like I’ve always done
Strictly speaking
It is gone so quick
Started as a pin prick
Now my heart is leaking
Strictly speaking

Sitting in a taxi
Hoping for your phone call
I sat there with your luggage
I guess that it was empty though
Knowing I was clueless
You seized the opportunity
To catch me waiting patiently
For the other shoe to drop

Blue eyes
Sense of humor
Love is like a ditch
You run into it
Then run into it again

Strictly speaking
I can stand the pain
I can handle this
Like I’ve always done
Strictly speaking
Was this all a trick
Started as a pin prick
Now my heart is leaking
Strictly speaking

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Berkeley Social Scene
Strictly Speaking

Verse: I IV V IV
Apparently the world is round, but it look flat from here.
And you try to find the edge, and the bottom will appear

Chorus: V IV V IV
Strictly speaking you are right
but I won’t give up without a fight

Verse
The sun spins around the earth, not the other way around for what its worth
Everything rotates around us, continually confounding us.

Chorus
Strictly speaking you are right
But I won't give up without a fight

Bridge: VI V VI V
I hear the moon is made of cheese, but that don’t make no sense to me
I think it must be made of swiss because you can see a lot of holes.

Solo on Verse

Verse
Underwater lives a magic race, half a fish with a human face
living under the stormy sea, out of sight from you and me

Chorus
Strictly speaking that isn’t true
I don’t know who told you
No matter what you believe
There is more than what we see
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Strictly Speaking i don't know what my song is about:
Tokyo Expressway:

I was walking, I was wondering
I was waiting for something and then you came
to tell me you were the last one in the line

and now I see you, as you see me
perfectly disappointed
with everything that’s going right
And now we’re talking, underneath the palm trees
stuck with you again for strictly speaking

Cause the story goes, that you once said
your never coming back to this old place
but this old place found you instead
yeah I I I I remember
how it used to be

Well now sister, I remember us
jumping up, and running around summer poor

and then our brother, good old Rone
started rapping and wrestling just for fun

and I found Money, and you found Christ
so I build you a church
for you to pray, for all of us to be all right

[claps] OH OH OHHHH OHHH OHH OHH
from this day on, we’ll be all save, we’ll be all fine, we’ll be OK

Cause the story goes, that you once said
your never coming back to this old place
but this old place found you instead
yeah I I I I remember
how it used to be

But Oh, it’s a shame about Rone
poor guy never really had a chance
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By JB
==============
Well that's... interesting
And hey it was pretty... long
But strictly speaking
What you've written
Is a terrible, terrible song

Sometimes I hate you
Sometimes I love you
Sometimes I hate
How much I love you

I can tell you're trying
The effort comes through
But brother I'd be lying
If I said anything other
Than holy shit that blew

Sometimes I hate you
Sometimes I love you
Sometimes I hate
How much I love you
We haven't, strictly speaking, true relativity
But by the power of the Internet
I hereby declare we are family

Something in your melody
Had an odor oh so strong
My brother what you've written
Is a terrible, terrible song

Sometimes I hate you
Sometimes I love you
Sometimes I hate
How much I love you
blippity blop ya don’t stop heyyyyyyyyy
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Strictly Speaking (A Letter To Human Resources)
Sockpuppet

The last five years have been good for me
I've really found my place
All the things that set me free
Are in a different space

Strictly speaking, it's time to move along
Strictly speaking, I owe nothing to you
Strictly speaking, I know I might be wrong
But this is feeling so right

I'm moving back to Seattle
The one place that feels like home
Rainy days can't keep me away
It's a place I call my own

Strictly speaking, it's time to move along
Strictly speaking, I owe nothing to you
Strictly speaking, I know I might be wrong
But this is feeling so right

Please don't take this personally
Please don't jump the gun
You should know it isn't you, it's me
That is to say I'm done

Strictly speaking, it's time to move along
Strictly speaking, I owe nothing to you
Strictly speaking, I know I might be wrong
But this is feeling so right

I'm moving back to Seattle
I'm moving back to Seattle
I'm moving back to Seattle
This is my two weeks' notice
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Strictly Speaking - roymond

Do what I say
Not what I do
Can you hear me?

Hear what I say
Not what I mean
Do you see me?

Everybody has a way - to make it easy
Everybody has a say - and this should please me?
strictly speaking...when did you do it right?
Strictly speaking...how can you sleep at night?
Strictly speaking...how often don't you lie for fun?
...that would be none!

You wouldn't know
I couldn't care
If you said so

When I said go
You weren't there
Now what can you show?

Everybody has something to say - about the future
Everybody has someone to pay - except for you sir
strictly speaking...when did you do it right?
Strictly speaking...how do you sleep at night?
Strictly speaking...how often don't you lie for fun?
...that would be none! 
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Strictly Speaking- TV's Tile

Strictly speaking I'm not on fire
Strictly speaking shoes are not tires

You are in Illinois and
I'm not but not by choice and
I wanna visit you but 40 cents won't make it happen

I just got fired from Starbucks
Seems I've got all the hard luck
And I'm the whitest so I won't make any cash from rappin'

We're so far apart and yet I
love you oh so much.
I can't help but wonder why you
haven't kept in touch?

Beaver's on the wall
Beaver's on the wall
Beaver's on the wall
Beaver's on the wall

Strictly speaking I got distracted
Ignore that chorus. Consider it redacted.

What was I gonna say?
I guess I lost my place.
Oh right, I was discussing our distance relationship and

I think you're wicked neat but
I feel a bit defeated.
I've got a feeing that you're gonna try and call it quits and

We're so far apart and yet I
love you oh so much.
I can't help but wonder why you
haven't kept in touch?

Thumb suckin' ape
Thumb suckin' ape
Thumb suckin' ape
Thumb suckin' ape

I'm sorry there's a bunch of distracting stuff in my room.
I think my lack of focus might have lead to our impending

Cat biscuits
Cat biscuits
What do they mean?
Cat biscuits
Cat biscuits
What do they--
Ah, crap she closed the chat window.
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Strictly Speaking
by Nobody, et al.


There was a morning in December
Back before it all began
That was when we found your letter
And I guess you had a plan
Strictly speaking well I get it
But I may never understand

Nobody said you were a coward
They just said that you escaped
No one told us you were selfish
But we knew it anyway
Strictly speaking I don't blame you
But fuck you all the same

Because we didn't live
In a world that spoke that strictly
I want to forgive
And some day I might

Now I'm a different me
It's fifteen years removed
In the same situation
I have sometimes wondered what I'd do
If you put it down on paper
Black and white makes grey
It was wrong but strictly speaking
I can understand the choice you made

If we're ever reunited
I think you'd like who I've become
If I ever have succeeded
It's not for anything you've done
Strictly speaking, I'm victorious.
Though I'm wounded, I have won.
Wish you could have been here with me.

Nobody lives
In a world that speaks that strictly
We all can forgive
And someday I might
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Strictly Speaking
by Jon Eric

Build your paradise... Make it just for you
And don't let anybody see your flowers bloom
It's your very own, and every bit as personal
As all the cryptic baubles in your room

Make it physical and never be without it
[This line is completely inaudible and I can't find my written copy... sorry]
Make it light enough to carry on your person
But not so light that you'll forget it's there

Strictly speaking I don't if what we had has a name
Strictly speaking, oh strictly speaking
Strictly speaking I don't even know the rules of the game
Strictly speaking, oh strictly speaking
She doesn't seem to care until the moment she breaks down
Strictly speaking you had better find somebody else to blame

In your paradise, the walls are made of parchment
You'll write your story on them when it's through
As the hours go by, you'll read it and reread it
Because your paradise will be your prison too

You will realize it's lonesome being happy
When you're agorophobic in your skin
Your cozy home, it has no doors or windows;
no one else will ever make it in

Strictly speaking I don't if what we had has a name
Strictly speaking, oh strictly speaking
Strictly speaking I don't even know the rules of the game
She doesn't seem to care until the moment she breaks down
Strictly speaking you had better find somebody else to blame
Strictly speaking you had better find somebody else to blame
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