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Sam Roberts Band – If You Want It lyrics

[Verse 1]
A getaway car full of bullet holes,
Didn’t stop pushin’ till they broke the mold.
Didn’t die young but they didn’t grow old, as well.
Then they grow mental, and the Southern belles.
Sittin’ outside the gates of hell,
Lickin’ their lips because the ashes fell, again
And now we’re singin’

If you want it,
If you want it, well you’re gonna have to take it from me.
If you want it, then it’s all for sale,
Never gonna give it for free.

If you want it,
If you want it, well you’re gonna have to give me something.
If you want it, well I need to know,
What’s in it for me?

[Verse 2]
Some will fall, some advance,
Some get lost in the masquerade.
Looking’ for the sun but you found the shade, again
The cosmic dancer,
My key desire,
Holdin’ on to the lightnin’ rod
Looking for kicks but the plan was flawed, again
And again now we’re singin’


[Verse 3]
I remember love, and the stars above.
When push comes to shove, they’re all for cover.
Found safety again, your head built again,
Now you can’t pretend to be a lover.
In the afterlife, on the other side,
Found peace of mind, undercover.
You don’t like the rules,
You’ve burned the tools.
You’re the one that moves me like a rebel.

I’m livin’ outside the law,
I’m waitin’ for the ice to thaw.
Just listen for the crow to call, again.
And again, we were singin’

[Chorus x2]

What’s in it for me?

What’s in it for me?

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