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All I Wanna Do


Hit it!
This ain't no disco
It ain't no country club either
This is LA!

"All I wanna do is have a little fun before I die,"
Says the man next to me out of nowhere
It's apropos of nothing
He says his name's William but I'm sure
He's Bill or Billy or Mac or Buddy
And he's plain ugly to me
And I wonder if he's ever had a day of fun in his whole life
We are drinking beer at noon on Tuesday
In a bar that faces a giant car wash
The good people of the world are washing their cars
On their lunch break, hosing and scrubbing
As best they can in skirts in suits
They drive their shiny Dodge’s and Buicks
Back to the phone company, the record store too
Well, they're nothing like Billy and me, cause

All I wanna do is have some fun
I got a feeling I'm not the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
I got a feeling I'm not the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard

I like a good beer buzz early in the morning
And Billy likes to peel the labels
From his bottles of Bud
He shreds them on the bar
Then he lights every match in an oversized pack
Letting each one burn down to his thick fingers
Before blowing and cursing them out
And he's watching the bottles of Bud as they spin on the floor
And a happy couple enters the bar
Dangerously close to one another
The bartender looks up from his want ads

All I wanna do is have some fun
I got a feeling I'm not the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
I got a feeling I'm not the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard

Otherwise the bar is ours,
The day and the night and the car wash too
The matches and the Buds and the clean and dirty cars
The sun and the moon but

All I wanna do is have some fun
I got a feeling I'm not the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
I got a feeling I'm not the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
Ive got a feeling the party has just begun
All I wanna do is have some fun
I won't tell ya, that your the only one
All I wanna do is have some fun
Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard
Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard



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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2011 at 7:21 pm
    This is just letting your hair down and having fun.. Like a last wish sort of thing. Have fun with no regrets or letting someone tell you otherwise..
  • Hallhall15
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    Hallhall15Jun 26, 2010 at 3:34 am
    Well it's basically what the song says... She wants to have a little fun in her life, and she wants to spread the message that we should all once in a while take a break from the work in our lives to have a little fun:)
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    JoshMac88Apr 10, 2009 at 6:49 pm
    I think she is basically saying that she just wants to have no responsibility for herself. I noticed a scene in the video of a man standing in front of a church. Is she saying church is not a priority? She probably doesn't want to be responsible for her life.
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    elocoz2May 30, 2008 at 10:03 am
    the meaning of this song is having fun, partying.my opinion is to have fun.this song affects my life experience because i party and have fun.

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