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Can't Stand Me Now
The Libertines Lyrics


An ending fitting for the start
You twist and tore our love apart
Your light fingers threw the dark
Shattered the lamp and into darkness it cast us

No, you've got it the wrong way round
You shut me up, and blamed it on the brown
Cornered the boy, kicked out at the world
The world kicked back a lot fuckin' harder now

If you wanna try
If you wanna try
There's no worse you could do
Uh oh oh

I know you lie
I know you lie
I'm still in love with you
Uh oh oh

Can't take me anywhere
I'll take you anywhere
You can't take me anywhere
I can't take you anywhere
I'll take you anywhere you wanna go

But oh, you can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now

Have we enough to keep it together?
Or do we just keep on pretending
And hope our luck is never ending now
You tried to pull the wool, I wasn't feeling too clever
And you take all that they're lending
Until you need amending now

If you wanna try
If you wanna try
There's no worse you could do
Uh oh oh

I know you lie
All you do is make me cry
All these words they ain't true

I can't take me anywhere
I can take you anywhere
You can't take me anywhere
I will take you anywhere
I'll take you anywhere you want to go

But oh, you can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now

You can't stand me now (you can't stand me now)
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me now, you can't stand me now
No, you can't stand me now

No oh oh
You can't stand me now
Oh oh oh

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Carl Ashley Raphael Barat, Peter Doherty, Mark Hammerton

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An ending fitting for the start
You twist and tore our love apart
Your light fingers threw the dark
Shattered the lamp and into darkness it cast us
No, you've got it the wrong way round
You shut me up, and blamed it on the brown
Cornered the boy, kicked out at the world
The world kicked back a lot fuckin' harder now
If you wanna try
If you wanna try
There's no worse you could do
Uh oh oh
I know you lie
I know you lie
I'm still in love with you
Uh oh oh
Can't take me anywhere
I'll take you anywhere
You can't take me anywhere
I can't take you anywhere
I'll take you anywhere you wanna go
But oh, you can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
Have we enough to keep it together?
Or do we just keep on pretending
And hope our luck is never ending now
You tried to pull the wool, I wasn't feeling too clever
And you take all that they're lending
Until you need amending now
If you wanna try
If you wanna try
There's no worse you could do
Uh oh oh
I know you lie
All you do is make me cry
All these words they ain't true
I can't take me anywhere
I can take you anywhere
You can't take me anywhere
I will take you anywhere
I'll take you anywhere you want to go
But oh, you can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me now (you can't stand me now)
You can't stand me, no, you can't stand me now
You can't stand me now, you can't stand me now
No, you can't stand me now
No oh oh
You can't stand me now
Oh oh oh



All comments from YouTube:

Alex Datura

Pete Doherty is so incredible and so under-rated. The immense talent of the Libertines is under-rated in general. I love this band so much.

danielthomasslade Slade

Problem is they're shit live. I mean really shit.

David Reynolds

@Nathan Rose Keith Richards is a hero because of the music he produced in spite of being a junkie. Pete Doherty is what happens when you can’t keep it together enough to overcome being a junkie.

Terri Langley

In the words of the streets "Cult classic not bestseller" 🤟😜

Xighor

@Aidan Watson Yes, yes it does

Doesn't make him a bad musician though

Aidan Watson

@Xighor John Lennon did Heroin, does that make make him a "dirty junkie"?

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Lavache Beadsman

A true shame that Pete and Carl couldn't work it out. During their too-short time together, they produced some of the greatest music in rock history. PLEASE COME BACK LIBERTINES!

Mushfiq Ahmad

They even released an album and its effin good album

Pat McCallum

It’s 2021. They have several times and they are ! 👍🤷‍♂️

국건이

Carl's guitar riff making is genius.

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