February 2, 2010

Liz Phair – Why Can’t I Breathe

Posted in Lyrics, Music Video, Song Comment tagged , at 2:21 am by LynxLee


Gotta love the O.C. This video swims through the beginning of something new and unexpected of Ryan and Taylor. A little Déjà vu here in my life now. Tis’ the tease.. it’s comically addictive.

Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you
Why can’t I speak whenever I talk about you
It’s inevitable, it’s a fact that we’re gonna get down to it
So tell me
Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you

Get a load of me, get a load of you
Walkin’ down the street, and I hardly know you
It’s just like we were meant to be

Holding hands with you when we’re out at night
Got a girlfriend, you say it isn’t right
And I’ve got someone waiting too

What if this is just the beginning
We’re already wet, and we’re gonna go swimming

Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you
Why can’t I speak whenever I talk about you
It’s inevitable, it’s a fact that we’re gonna get down to it
So tell me
Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you

Isn’t this the best part of breakin’ up
Finding someone else you can’t get enough of
Someone who wants to be with you too

It’s an itch we know we are gonna scratch
Gonna take a while for this egg to hatch
But wouldn’t it be beautiful

Here we go, we’re at the beginning
We haven’t fucked yet, but my heads spinning

Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you
Why can’t I speak whenever I talk about you
It’s inevitable, it’s a fact that we’re gonna get down to it
So tell me
Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you

High enough for you to make me wonder
Where it’s goin’
High enough for you to pull me under
Somethin’s growin’
out of this that we can control
Baby I am dyin’

Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you
Why can’t I speak whenever I talk about you

Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you
Why can’t I speak whenever I talk about you
It’s inevitable, it’s a fact that we’re gonna get down to it
So tell me
Why can’t I breathe whenever I think about you

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2 Comments »

  1. wow…this bring backs memory….2-3 years ago. It was the 1st song I sang to a guy. A friend whom I was not close to being romantically involved with..ahh…i feel old. T_T

  2. MarianneXX said,

    What you have written here was wuite interesting.I’ll check your posts more often. Interesting info. I wish I could post messages in that interesting way. 🙂
    Tapety na pulpit


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