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It makes you wonder just who they really are
They say money is no object and we've got a car
They kidnapped tony where did they go
They went to get it done before he got too old
They're incognito, they're into fame
They think they know it all you know their family's to blame
Isn't it funny, isn't it sad
You come up empty thinking bout the good times that you had
But:
I like, when they talk really loud trying to tell you what they know
I like, when it blows real hard and it doesn't even show

They say: it's plain to see, life is not a mystery to me
I say: that's plain as day I hope you've got yours right anyway
They say: it's plain to see, life is not a mystery to me
I say: that's plain as day I hope you've got yours right anyway

It makes you wonder 'bout the things they say
We are never gonna leave, we are never gonna stay
They talk for nothing, they talk for free
They talk behind your back and to you're face they're really sweet
Check out the language, check out the clothes
Their mother buys them shoes 'n where she get's them no-one knows
They go to parties to steal the show
By talking really loud 'n try to tell you what they know
But:
I like, when they talk really loud trying to tell you what they know
I like, when it blows real hard and it doesn't even show

They say: it's plain to see, life is not a mystery to me
I say: that's plain as day I hope you've got yours right anyway
They say: it's plain to see, life is not a mystery to me
I say: that's plain as day I hope you've got yours right anyway

I like when they talk really loud trying to tell you what they know
Say, I like when it blows real hard and it doesn't even show
Say, I like when they haven't seen a thing and try to tell you where to go
Say, I like when they talk really loud trying to tell you what they know

What do they really know?



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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 1:21 pm
    Some of the lyrics above are wrong. It's not "you're face" it's supposed to be "your" face, because "you're" means "you are".
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    I think it's about western countries trying to tell the rest of the world how to run it's business. Ever since i was a child i remember people complaining that americans would visit other countries and talk loudly and obnoxiously about what they "like". Even today the us gives the un the middle finger and marches around the globe in the name of peace but it's not peace the americans are bringing. Hence the line "behind your back". They seem to have hidden agendas and double standards. The western world is hypocritical to even civility and codes of conduct during war. The americans for example want to be treated with respect if caught by the enemy or killed (ie not have their dead bodies peed on) but the americans fail to respect others (ie pissing on corpses and killing civilians). They also don't seem to understand that its not democracy when you invade a country and force democracy down peoples throats at gunpoint.

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