Name For You
The Shins Lyrics


My girl if you're lucky one day
Rolling down the ancient high street you'll find
In the mirror reflects a woman in her prime
Can you make your way out?
In a world dearly won
Well it's yours love
You can move it around
Given all the drops in the ocean
Gonna take it one sip at a time
Somebody with an antique notion
Come along to tighten the line
They're just afraid of you speaking your mind

They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
They got a name for everything
All of the clothes that you wear
And all of your bits and pieces yeah

You're flipping through the check-stand rags it appears
There ain't no time to waste, you're getting on in years
You can keep your can up
If you just never eat again
It's a means to a terrible end
Even if your plan is successful
Have you really got room in your life?
Yeah and it's a bland kind of torture
You've played the mother and wife
But what do you really dream of at night?

They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
They got a name for everything
All of the clothes that you wear
And all of your bits and pieces yeah

They've got a name for you girls
Some stupid name
They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
What's in a name?
What's in a name?
What's in a name?
What's in a name?

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Joe Stranger

Lyrics here!

"Name For You"

My girl if you're lucky one day
Rolling down the ancient high street you'll find
In the mirror reflects a woman in her prime
Can you make your way out?
In a world dearly won
Well it's yours love
You can move it around
Given all the drops in the ocean
Better take it one sip at a time
Somebody with an antique notion
Come along to tighten the line
They're just afraid of you speaking your mind

They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
They got a name for everything
All of the clothes that you wear
And all of your bits and pieces yeah

You're flipping through the check-stand rags it appears
There ain't no time to waste, you're getting on in years
You can keep your can up
If you just never eat again
It's a means to a terrible end
Even if your plan is successful
Have you really got room in your life?
Yeah and it's a bland kind of torture
You've played the mother and wife
But what do you really dream of at night?

They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
They got a name for everything
All of the clothes that you wear
And all of your bits and pieces yeah

They've got a name for you girls
Some stupid name
They've got a name for you girls
What's in a name?
What's in a name?
What's in a name?
What's in a name?
What's in a name?



All comments from YouTube:

J Greenseed

My favorite band! Also my least favorite place to get kicked

A Teague

*They are GREAT live!! Everyone should go see them if they get a chance. Tickets weren't bad either

A Teague

Lmfao..I will have to copy cat you and use that sometime. They have been my favorite band since high school but just finally got to see them live last November (almost 10 years later)

kellogscornflakes24

Nah I’d rather be kicked in the shins than in the nether regions

Mock The turtle

XD I love the Shins community so much.

Scot Stephenson

Jerrad Grinstead do u have balls?

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ButterflyTsunami

This song KEEPS GETTING BETTER EVERY LISTEN

Life and Gaming

The flipped version is EVEN BETTER!

S 2

Didnt like it at first, couple listens later and i started to love it :)

pleasure.

that's mean, you finally understanding the "real music"

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