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06. Amateur Lovers

Oh! Gravity.
by Switchfoot



 

Everyone I know
Needs love like drugs
Like a common cold
We could never shrug

My baby and me
We’re missing the same stuff
We’ve all got a disease
Deficiency of love

Every day we still try
Every night we still cry
Driving home on the 805

We don’t know what we’re doing
We do it again
We’re just amateur lovers
With amateur friends

I can tell you what you’re thinking now
Before you think that you can settle down

We don’t know what we’re doing
Let’s do it again

You tried to play it down
But it never stuck
I tried to build this town
I’m getting no such luck
When nobody’s around
I keep my eyes on the clock
There ain’t a cure I’ve found
In all my times around this block

Everyday we still try
Every night we still cry
Driving home on the 405

We don’t know what we’re doing
We do it again
We’re just amateur lovers
With amateur friends

I can tell you what you’re thinking now
Before you think that you can settle down
We don’t know what we’re doing
Let’s do it again

We don’t know what we’re doing
Let’s do it again
We’re just amateur lovers
With amateur friends

I can tell you what you’re thinking now
Before you think that you can settle down
Our lovin’ isn’t gonna burn us out

We don’t know what we’re doing
Let’s do it again

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Behind the Song:
'Oh that we knew how to love each other well! Here's a song that elaborates on the title track with another set of social-physics questions. We all need love so badly- it's how we were made. And yet we're so bad at loving one another. It's our attempt to put another matter of grave consequence in the skin of a pop tune.' – Jon Foreman (Switchfoot)

 

 

 

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