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Daryl Hall & John Oates – Did It In A Minute lyrics

When you find yourself alone
And when going out is coming home
Well, you can count on the kid
'Cause there's nobody waiting around, oh, oh

If you're not an easy mark
It's a shot in the dark that hits the heart
And I know, I know, I know, I know when it's coming
I thought so anyway

Some things stay the same
And some are due for change
I thought I had them all nailed down
But you turned it around

Oh, you did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
I know, I know, I know, I know you did it
You did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it

Well, I still can't say
I know when a love is real or touch and go
And if two can be one
Who is the one two becomes, oh, oh

Am I quick enough to see
When I'm ready and it's right for me?
I say, I say, I say, I say that I want it
I think so anyway

Everybody always laughs at love
But what they want is to be proven wrong
Then you came along

Oh, you did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
I know, I know, I know, oh, I know you did it
You did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it, yeah

I know, I know, I know, I know you did it
You did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
I did it really [Incomprehensible]

But you you did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
I know, I know, I know, oh
You did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it

I want someone to prove I'm wrong
You did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
I know, I know, I know, I know you did it
You did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it

You messin' with my love life
You did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
I know, I know, I know, I know you did it
You did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it
Wow, ooh, wow, ooh, oh

You did it, you did it, you did it, you did it
You did it in a minute, you did it



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    I think this song is a about a guy who is very guarded and set in his ways concerning love and relationships. He is okay with that, or so he says. Maybe he was hurt in the past. His life is very predictable (or so he think). Anyway, someone comes into his life that changes his mindset around very expectantly and almost right away. It gives him a new optimistic perspective (or hope), although he is not 100% convinced, and maybe rightly so. He still has his doubts and the brilliant line "and if two can be one, who is the one two becomes? " is incredibly poetic and perhaps at the heart of his doubt. Maybe he was dominated by his former lover(s). He really wants this relationship to be real, but he is asking the right questions and has perhaps a healthy dose of skepticism, given his past relationship failures. Call it maturity, as too many people then (the 80's) and more so now are willing to throw their lives to any smooth talking romantic perspective that comes along. That's my take. Love the song. It's pure genius, the lyrics are somewhat cryptic, and its great fun to listen to.
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