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Hook
by Blues Traveler

It doesn't matter what I say
So long as I sing with inflection
That makes you feel I'll convey
Some inner truth or vast reflection
But I've said nothing so far
And I can keep it up for as long as it takes
And it don't matter who you are
If I'm doing my job then it's your resolve that breaks

Because the hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The hook brings you back
On that you can rely

There is something amiss
I am being insincere
In fact I don't mean any of this
Still my confession draws you near
To confuse the issue I refer
To familiar heroes from long ago
No matter how much Peter loved her
What made the Pan refuse to grow

Was that the hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The hook brings you back
On that you can rely

Suck it in, suck it in, suck it in
If you're Rin Tin Tin or Anne Boleyn
Make a desperate move or else you'll win
And then begin to see
What you're doing to me
This MTV is not for free
It's so PC it's killing me

So desperately I sing to thee of love
Sure but also rage and hate and pain and fear of self
And I can't keep these feeling on the shelf
I've tried, well no, in fact I lied
Could be financial suicide but I've got too much pride inside
To hide or slide
I'll do as I'll decide and let it ride till until I've died
And only then shall I abide by this tide
Of catchy little tunes
Of hip three minute diddies
I wanna bust all your balloons

I wanna burn of all your cities to the ground
But I've found, I will not mess around
Unless I play then hey
I will go on all day
Hear what I say
I have a prayer to pray
That's really all this was
And when I'm feeling stuck and need a buck
I don't rely on luck

Because the hook brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie
The hook
On that you can rely

Lyrics © WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
Written by: JOHN C. POPPER

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DogeLife

who else is here just because this is a good song and absolutely no other reason.

Kevin Schneider

Love BT but I actually wish they “sold out” and made more type of songs like this!

Jarred Poll

This song is just too great!! Can't go wrong here

Thomas McManus

The hook brought me here

Robert Cruz

Why else would we be here lol

Patty DiBenedetto

My daughter didnt IU invite me to her bridal shower engagement party and to top it off her wedding now shes. Having a baby anyday I lost myself like ten years ago never hit her or abused her but drank a n.v d d IU d drugs her brother girlfriend od he lost custody but I wasnt involved in what they were doing but she puts all the blame on me I wasnt a tough enough mon I'm lost this sing gi BBC ex me hope that her heart will bring her back I m iui as and love her and her brother and my grandson u cant see grow I pray to God things will change there so much sorrow in my heart I cant breathe sometimes

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Troll Mctrollerson

Those girls at the beginning sound exactly the same as the lead singer John Popper

Russell Gregory

I mx

miranda devreeze

Lmao

poppaluv

what can i say? the 90s were weird.

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