The New Cars: It's Alive!

Artist

The New Cars

Players

Todd Rundgren
Elliot Easton
Greg Hawkes
Kasim Sulton
Prairie Prince

Release Date: May 9, 2006

Just What I Needed

I don't mind you coming here
And wasting all my time
'Cause when you're standing oh so near
I kinda lose my mind, yeah
It's not the perfume that you wear
It's not the ribbons in your hair
I don't mind you coming here
And wasting all my time
I don't mind you hanging out
And talking in your sleep
It doesn't matter where you've been
As long as it was deep, yeah
You always knew to wear it well
You look so fancy I can tell
I don't mind you hanging out
And talking in your sleep
I guess you're just what I needed
Just what I needed
I needed someone to feed
Just what I needed
I guess you're just what I needed
I needed someone to bleed
So bleed me

Let's Go

She's driving away with the dim lights on
She's making a play and she can't go wrong
She never waits too long
She's winding them down on her clock machine
And she won't give up 'cause she's seventeen
She's a frozen fire
She's my one desire

And I don't want to hold her down
Don't want to break her crown
When she says, let's go
I like the night life baby
She says, let's go

She's laughing inside 'cause they can't refuse
She's so beautiful now, she doesn't wear her shoes
She doesn't like to choose
She's got wonderful eyes and a risque mouth
And when I ask her before, she said she's holding out
She's a frozen fire
She's my one desire

Candy-O

Candy O I need you
Sun dress, ruby rings
Candy O, I need you so
Could you help me in

Purple hum, assorted cards
Razor lights you bring
And all to prove you're on the move
And vanishing

Candy O, I need you so
The edge of night, distract yourself
Obstacles don't work
Homogenize
Decentralize
It's just a quirk

Different ways to see you through
All the same in the end
Peculiar star, that's who you are
Do you have to win?

You Might Think

You might think I'm crazy
To hang around with you
Maybe you think I'm lucky
To have something to do
But I think that you're wild
And inside me is some child

You might think it's foolish
Or maybe it's untrue
You might think I'm crazy
But all I want is you

You might think it's hysterical
But I know when you're weak
You think you're in the movies
And everything's so deep
But I think that you're wild
When you flash that fragile smile

And it's hard so hard to take
There's no escape without a scrape
You kept it going 'til the sun fell down
You kept it going

You might think I'm delirious
The way I run you down
But somewhere sometime
When you're curious
I'll be back around
And I think that you're wild
And so uniquely styled

Best Friend's Girl

You're always dancing down the street
With your suede blue eyes
And every new boy that you meet
He doesn't know the real surprise
Here she comes again
When she's dancing 'neath the starry sky
She'll make you flip
Here she comes again
When she's dancing 'neath the starry sky
You kinda like the way she dips
She's my best friend's girl
She's my best friend's girl
And she used to be mine
You've got your nuclear boots
And your drip dry glove
And when you bite your lip
It's some reaction to love

I Saw The Light

It was late last night
I was feeling something wasn't right
There was not another soul in sight
Only you, only you
So we walked along,
   though I knew there was something wrong
And the feeling hot me oh so strong about you
Then you gazed up at me and the answer was plain to see
'Cause I saw the light in your eyes

Though we had our fling
I just never would suspect a thing
'Til that little bell began to ring in my head
In my head
But I tried to run,
   though I knew it wouldn't help me none
'Cause I couldn't ever love no one, or so I said
But my feelings for you
   were just something I never knew
'Til I saw the light in your eyes

But I love you best
It's not something that I say in jest (ha ha)
'Cause you're different, girl, from all the rest
In my eyes
And I ran out before but I won't do it anymore
Can't you see the light in my eyes

You're All I've Got Tonight

I don't care if you hurt me some more
I don't care if you even the score
You can knock me, and I don't care
You can mock me, and I don't care
You can rock me just about anywhere
It's alright
'Cause you're all I've got tonight
You're all I've got tonight
You're all I've got tonight
I need you tonight
I don't care if you use me again
I don't care if you abuse me again
You can make me. I don't care
You can fake me. I don't care
You can love me just about anywhere
It's alright
I don't want to feel sorry for you
You don't have to make believe it's you
You can pump me. I don't care
You can bump me. I don't care
You can love me just about anywhere
It's alright

Not Tonight

(see studio version)

Drive

Who's gonna tell you when
It's too late
Who's gonna tell you things
Aren't so great
You can't go on
Thinking nothing's wrong
Who's gonna drive you home tonight

Who's gonna pick you up
When you fall
Who's gonna hang it up
When you call
Who's gonna pay attention
To your dreams
Who's gonna plug their ears
When you scream

You can't go on
Thinking nothing's wrong
Who's gonna drive you home tonight

Who's gonna hold you down
When you shake
Who's gonna come around
When you break

Moving In Stereo

Life's the same. I'm moving in stereo
Life's the same except for my shoes
Life's the same. You're shaking like tremolo
Life's the same. it's all inside you
It's so easy to blow up your problems
It's so easy to play up your breakdown
It's so easy to fly through a window
It's so easy to fool with the sound
It's so tough to get up
It's so tough
It's so tough to live up
It's so tough on you

Shake It Up

Uh well, dance all night, play all day
Don't let nothin' get in the way
Dance all night, keep the beat
Don't you worry 'bout your two left feet
Shake it up
Shake it up

Well dance all night, get real loose
You don't need no bad excuse
Dance all night with anyone
Don't let nobody pick your fun
Shake it up
Shake it up

That's right I said dance all night (go go go)
And dance all night (get real low)
Go all night (get real hot)
Well, shake it up yeah, all you've got, woo

Uh well dance all night (go go go)
And dance all night (get real low)
Go all night (get real hot)
Shake it up, all you've got, woo

Shake it up, make a scene
Not another, what you really mean
And dance all night keep the beat
Don't you worry 'bout your two left feet
Shake it up
Shake it up

Dangerous Type

Can I touch you, are you out of touch
I guess I never noticed that much
Geranium lover, I'm live on your wire
Oo come and take me whoever you are

She's a lot like you
The dangerous type
She's a lot like you
Come on and hold me tight

Oo inside angel, always upset
Keeps on forgettin' that we ever met
Can I bring you out in the light
My curiosity's got me tonight

She's a lot like you
The dangerous type
Oo she's a lot like you
Come on and hold me tight

Museum directors with high shaking heads
They kick white shadows until they play dead
They want to crack your crossword smile
Oo can i take you out for awhile, yeah

Bye Bye Love

I can't feel this way much longer
Expecting to survive
With all these hidden innuendoes
Just waiting to arrive
It's such a wavy midnight
When you slip into insane
Electric angel rock and roller
I hear what you're playing
It's an orangey sky
Always it's some other guy
It's just a broken lullaby
Bye bye love
Bye bye love
Bye bye love
Bye bye love
Substitution, mass confusion
Clouds inside my head
Were fogging all my energies
Until you visited
Eyes of porcelain and blue
Could shock me into sense
You think you're so illustrious
You call yourself intense

Open My Eyes

Underneath your gaze I was found in
The haze I'm wandering around in
I am lost in the dark of my own room
And I can't see a thing but the fire in your eyes

Clear my eyes, make me wise
Or is all I believe in lies
I really don't know when or where to go
And I can't see a thing 'til you open my eyes

I've been told by some you'll forget me
The thought doesn't upset me
I am blind to whatever they're saying
And all I can see is the fire in your eyes

Can't believe that it's on your mind
To leave me behind

Good Times Roll

Let the good times roll
Let them knock you around
Let the good times roll
Let them make you a clown
Let them leave you up in the air
Let them brush your rock and roll hair
Let the good times roll
Let the good times roll
Let the good times roll
Let the stories be cold
They can say what they want
Let the photos be old
Let them show what they want
If the illusion is real
Let them give you a ride
If they got thunder appeal
Let them be on your side

Not Tonight (new studio recording)

I don't know what that cologne is
But it's working like a charm
Makes it easy to imagine
Walking you on my arm, on my arm
I want to show you around the sights
But not tonight

I like the outfit you're wearing
I like the way that you think
I'd like to call us a cab
And take you out for a drink (wink, wink)
I want to take you for a little bite
But not tonight (no, no)
I'd like to have a chance to treat you right
But not tonight

I could squeeze you in
But my dance card is full
Still I might change plans
If you give a little
Just a little more

I hear you have a reputation
They say you like to move fast
They say that you don't give a damn
About the price of your gas, that's a gas
So we can drive until the early light
But not tonight (no, no)
I'd like to have a chance to treat you right
But not tonight

I could make some calls,
Move things around,
And cancel stuff
But you're a long long road I must go down
One night is not enough

I could squeeze you in
But my dance card is full
Still I might change plans
If you give a little
Give a little, give a little more

So put me in your Blackberry
And I'll take your email
And we'll meet when the time is right
But not tonight
And we're gonna drive to the early light
But not tonight
No not tonight

We're gonna raise a glass
But not tonight
We're gonna burn our gas
But not tonight
We're gonna dine and dance
But not tonight
We're gonna take our chance
But not tonight
We're gonna scandalize
But not tonight
We're gonna see the sunrise
But not tonight
We're gonna drive to the early light
But not tonight
No not tonight
Not tonight

Warm (new studio recording)

It's been a terrible season
I've never seen so much rain
It seems without rhyme or reason
Enough to make you insane
Just when I think we've recovered
Another maelstrom is formed
I thought we were friends and lovers
Do we not care any more?
Please keep me warm
Please come and keep me warm
Please keep me warm oh baby
Come keep me warm

There is no use in disguising
As if we hadn't been warned
The frigid waters are rising
There's no escape from a storm
So please keep me warm
Please won't you keep me
Please come and keep me warm
From the freeze that is deep in me
Please keep me warm oh baby
You don't have to sleep with me
Just come and keep me warm
Taking my time, taking my time, taking my time
You don't have to sleep with me
Please keep me warm
Please come and keep me warm
Please keep me warm oh baby
Come keep me warm

And if I've lost my composure
And if I seem a bit torn
I'm trembling from the exposure
Just like a naked newborn
So please keep me warm
Please won't you keep me
Please come and keep me warm
From the freeze that is deep in me
Please keep me warm
You don't have to sleep with me
Just come and keep me warm
So please keep me warm
Please won't you keep me
Please come and keep me warm
From the freeze that is deep in me
You don't have to sleep with me
Just come and keep me warm

More (new studio recording)

I thought I had kicked
Kicked it out of my bloodstream
But there's nothing I can do
No, there's nothing I can do
I thought I had cut
The infection out of me
But it only grew and grew
And it keeps reminding me
Reminding me of you

I want more
I haven't had enough
I want more
Can't get it out of my brain
I want more
No I haven't had enough
I haven't had enough
Why can't I have you again?
'Cause it was excellent
Yeah it was excellent

I thought I had killed
The desire inside me
And I was sure I saw it die
Yes I could swear I saw it die
I'm gonna be sick
If my fix is denied me
And you know the reason why
It was because you said
Because you said goodbye

I want more
I haven't had enough
I want more
Can't get it out of my brain
I want more
No I haven't had enough
I haven't had enough
'Cause it was excellent
I want more
I haven't had enough
I want more
Never get you out of my brain
I want more
No I haven't had enough
I haven't had enough

This desire I can't defend
Into the darkness I descend
And since this anguish just won't end
When can I be with you
Be with you again?

It was excellent
Yes it was excellent
And my lust can't be restrained
While your scent drives me insane
And what humanity remains
Deep within the heart of me just screams
The heart of me just screams
I want more


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