New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Don't tell me anything... anyhow
Your contribution, proposed solution fails for now
Cause I can see your house from here
Now the leaves have fallen, dear
You're such a little privateer
As your confession draws mor enear

Don't sell me anything... of any kind
Your one time offer is so uncalled for
You call it piece of mind
But I don't want your life insurance
Home auto health fire insurance
Just make this basic inference
Employs a little common sense

Time and again I find I'm listless or rather fistless
In time that's what I find
Carry me to Mecca with what you may devine
Take me with you, take me with you, don't leave me behind

Don't tell me anything... anyhow
Your trite donation, commercialization
Won't hold water now
'Cause I can see your ship from here
Now the weather's bright and clear
You're such a little privateer
As your confession draws near



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/a/andrew_bird/the_confession.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×