Alanis Morissette All I Really Want Lyrics

Jagged Little Pill Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 All I Really Want
  • 2 You Oughta Know
  • 3 Perfect
  • 4 Hand in My Pocket
  • 5 Right Through You
  • 6 Forgiven
  • 7 You Learn
  • 8 Head Over Feet
  • 9 Mary Jane
  • 10 Ironic
  • 11 Not the Doctor
  • 12 Wake Up
  • 13 You Oughta Know (Jimmy the Saint blend) / Your House (a cappella)
  • Do I stress you out
    My sweater is on backwards and inside out
    And you say how appropriate
    I don't want to dissect everything today
    I don't mean to pick you apart you see
    But I can't help it
    There I go jumping before the gunshot has gone off
    Slap me with a splintered ruler
    And it would knock me to the floor if I wasn't there already
    If only I could hunt the hunter

    And all I really want is some patience
    A way to calm the angry voice
    And all I really want is deliverance
    Do I wear you out
    You must wonder why I'm so relentless and all strung out
    I'm consumed by the chill of solitary
    I'm like Estella
    I like to reel it in and then spit it out
    I'm frustrated by your apathy
    And I am frightened by the corrupted ways of this land
    If only I could meet the Maker

    And I am fascinated by the spiritual man
    I am humbled by his humble nature
    What I wouldn't give to find a soul mate
    Someone else to catch this drift
    And what I wouldn't give to meet a kindred
    Enough about me, let's talk about you for a minute
    Enough about you, let's talk about life for a while
    The conflicts, the craziness and the sound of pretenses
    Falling all around, all around
    Why are you so petrified of silence
    Here can you handle this?

    Did you think about your bills, your ex, your deadlines
    Or when you think you're gonna die
    Or did you long for the next distraction
    And all I need now is intellectual intercourse
    A soul to dig the hole much deeper
    And I have no concept of time other than it is flying
    If only I could kill the killer

    All I really want is some peace man
    a place to find a common ground
    And all I really want is a wavelength
    All I really want is some comfort
    A way to get my hands untied
    And all I really want is some justice

    Written by: Glen Ballard, Alanis Nadine Morissette
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY

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