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Warren Zevon, Zevon Music BMI

You know I hate it when you put your hand inside my head (Warren sings "stick")
And switch all my priorities around
Why don't you go pick on someone your own size instead?
Go on without me, I'll just slow you down
Go on without me, I'll just slow you down

You always say you know me somehow I don't think you do
Maybe you should buy another vowel
You're jumping to conclusions so I can't keep up with you
Go on without me, I'll just slow you down

I'll just hold you up
When I fall behind
I'll just throw your schedule off
So you get going if you're so inclined

You know I hate it when you put your hand inside my head
And switch all my priorities around
You think you're pretty tricky but you're simply overbred
Go on without me, I'll just slow you down
Go on
Go on
Go on
Go on



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    UnregisteredFeb 18, 2012 at 2:50 pm
    This is a very sarcastic song about a bad breakup. The narrator doesn't really think that he'll slow her down--it's a jab; he's making fun of her pretentiousness. You can see this from several of the phrases in the verses, such as "you think you're pretty tricky but you're simply overbred. "

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