Add Explanation
Add Meaning
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Brook Benton – I Got What I Wanted lyrics

When I go to all the
Places we used to go
When I see all the
People we used to know

They ask me
Why I look so sad
I have to say
I got what I wanted
But I lost what I had

Without your love
I'm such a lonely man
That's what I am
And there's no one but
Myself to take the blame

Just to think
I've treated you so bad
Makes me sad
I got what I wanted
But I lost what I had

Since you've gone
The bright lights are dim and
The people don't seem the same
They're so used to seeing us together
Oh, but my, how things have changed

I went searching
Not knowing what I'd find
I looked for something
When I had it all the time

Now to think I've treated you
So bad, makes me sad
I went out and got what I wanted
But I lost what I had

I got everything that I wanted
But I lost what I had
I got what I wanted
But I lost everything I had...

Lyrics taken from

  • Email
  • Correct
Submitted bycharcotfoot


      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.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.