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Reptilia
The Strokes Lyrics


He seemed impressed by the way you came in
"Tell us a story, I know you're not boring"
I was afraid that you would not insist
"You sound so sleepy, just take this, now leave me"

I said, please don't slow me down if I'm going too fast
You're in a strange part of our town

Yeah, the night's not over, you're not trying hard enough
Our lives are changing lanes, you ran me off the road
The wait is over, I'm now taking over
You're no longer laughing, I'm not drowning fast enough

Now every time that I look at myself
"I thought I told you, this world is not for you"
The room is on fire as she's fixing her hair
"You sound so angry, just calm down, you found me"

I said please don't slow me down if I'm going too fast
You're in a strange part of our town

Yeah, the night's not over, you're not trying hard enough
Our lives are changing lanes, you ran me off the road
The wait is over, I'm now taking over
You're no longer laughing, I'm not drowning fast enough

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Julian Casablancas

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Lyrics

He seemed impressed by the way you came in
"Tell us a story, I know you're not boring"
I was afraid that you would not insist
"You sound so sleepy, just take this, now leave me"
I said, please don't slow me down if I'm going too fast
You're in a strange part of our town
Yeah, the night's not over, you're not trying hard enough
Our lives are changing lanes, you ran me off the road
The wait is over, I'm now taking over
You're no longer laughing, I'm not drowning fast enough
Now every time that I look at myself
"I thought I told you, this world is not for you"
The room is on fire as she's fixing her hair
"You sound so angry, just calm down, you found me"
I said please don't slow me down if I'm going too fast
You're in a strange part of our town
Yeah, the night's not over, you're not trying hard enough
Our lives are changing lanes, you ran me off the road
The wait is over, I'm now taking over
You're no longer laughing, I'm not drowning fast enough



Maria Fernanda

He seemed impressed by the way you came in
Tell us a story, I know you're not boring
I was afraid that you would not insist
You sound so sleepy, just take this, now leave me
I said: Please don't slow me down
If I'm going too fast
You're in a strange part of our town

Yeah, the night's not over
You're not trying hard enough
Our lives are changing lanes
You ran me off the road
The wait is over
I'm now taking over
You're no longer laughing
I'm not drowning fast enough
Now every time that I look at myself
I thought I told you, this world is not for you
The room is on fire as she's fixing her hair
You sound so angry, just calm down, you found me
I said: Please don't slow me down
If I'm going too fast
You're in a strange part of our town
Yeah, the night's not over
You're not trying hard enough
Our lives are changing lanes
You ran me off the road
The wait is over
I'm now taking over
You're no longer laughing
I'm not drowning fast enough



facu 🇦🇷 Bs.As..

17 años ya.. LPM
Para mí fue ayer..
Escuchando estos temas con mi amigo.. en la casa de mis viejos..
Sin pandemia, sin cuarentena..
Hoy ya no tengo mas a ninguno de ellos..
Se me pasó volando la vida..
Ahora tengo mi propia flia.
Y con mi hijita escuchamos buena música..
🙋🏻‍♂️🙋🏻‍♂️🙋🏻‍♂️🇦🇷🇦🇷🇦🇷😷😷



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Mercutio Bates

Holy sh*t y'all, I've had this song in my head for literal months, but only the opening part, absolutely none of the lyrics so I couldn't google it (it was just the intro dunun du du dun repeating guitar riff) but the only place I've ever heard this song was in a music history class my freshman year of high school (so like 2017), and I was so desperate to find out what song it was I emailed that teacher, and even he wasn't sure what song it was, but I told him that it was rock music and that the artist was male (I also vaguely remembered something about it reminded me of lizards, but my brain makes really weird connections and associations so this was not considered a vital piece of information), so he told me a few artists that we studied that fit the criteria, but when each artist has possibly hundreds of songs it was impossible to narrow it down enough to even entertain the idea of finding it, so I gave up.

It's a few weeks later now, I'm supposed to be asleep, but I was just thinking about lizards, idk why I just like lizards, and somehow the word reptilia floated into focus just enough for me to, without meaning to, go "hey thats a song title" which I literally have no clue how I even remembered that, but oh my god was it the fastest I've ever gotten out of bed. I'd consider this the most important revelation I've had during quarantine. I absolutely cannot believe I found this song.

Edit: thanks y'all for 10k

Internauta Sano

Crazy, happened to me with another song as well

Liberty

This is the most relatable youtube comments i have ever read lmao

etherius moon

Love this

Spliffi

Hilarious anecdote and congratulations to pulling off the seeemingly impossible task after all!

You weren't so wrong after all with your memory related to lizards. :P

Alenka Moore

Hahahah
Congratulations man! 👏🏽
I had the same with a song from some scandi band and knew they kept singing about escaping lol and he was in bath tub and looked but like M.Jagger 😂

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Agus Ríos

Excelente banda, excelente canción, excelente video🔥🔥 The Strokes son lo mejor! 🙌❤ Jules como siempre un genio💣👌❤

Yisus Tv

Los latinoamericanos también lo escuchamos, no sé porque no escriben, o prefieren hacerlo en en inglés...
Da igual son buenísimos!!
The strokes 🔥🔥🔥

Vanesa Parco flores

@Victor Peralta somos una raza unica

Vanesa Parco flores

@Marvin Lyndon hola yo tbm soy de peru

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