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The Smiths PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, LET ME GET WHAT I WANT Lyrics

Last updated: 04/07/2012 11:00:00 AM

Good times for a change
See, the luck I've had
Can make a good man
Turn bad

So please please please
Let me, let me, let me
Let me get what I want
This time


Haven't had a dream in a long time
See, the life I've had
Can make a good man bad


So for once in my life
Let me get what I want
Lord knows, it would be the first time
Lord knows, it would be the first time

Thanks to norichofu@hotmail.com for submitting PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, LET ME GET WHAT I WANT Lyrics.
Recorded : Jam Studios, July 1984[1]
Length : 1:50
Released : 20 August 1984
Genre : Alternative rock
Writer : Johnny Marr, Morrissey
Label : Rough Trade
Producer : John Porter

"Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" is a song originally performed by British group The Smiths. It was released as the B-side of "William, It Was Really Nothing" in 1984 and later featured on the compilation albums Hatful of Hollow and Louder Than Bombs. The song has been covered by several artists, including The Decemberists, The Halo Benders, Franz Ferdinand, Elefant, OK Go, Deftones, Emilie Autumn, Amanda Palmer, Hootie & the Blowfish, Muse, Kaia Wilson, Third Eye Blind, Kate Walsh, The Dream Academy, Josh Rouse, She & Him, Slow Moving Millie and William Fitzsimmons. British band Clayhill have covered the song and their version can be heard at the end of the Shane Meadows film This Is England. Canadian electronic artist Venetian Snares also sampled the original song in "Nobody Really Understands Anybody".

It is included in the soundtracks of the movies Pretty in Pink, Starter for 10, (500) Days of Summer, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, as well as in the Christmas special finale of UK TV show Extras, which was broadcast in the UK on 27 December 2007. It also appears in the prom scene in the film Never Been Kissed but was not included on the official soundtrack. The song is also the intro and closing song for Wednesdays with Reda on The Berrics. British department store John Lewis used the song sung by Slow Moving Millie in their Christmas 2011 advertising campaign. From Wikipedia



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altruistic song | Reviewer: Anonymous | 11/11/2008

he gives so much to the world that he reached a point that he wants to do something for himself. a request he ask for the Lord. Cause he forgot to dream becasue he lived in the dreams of others.