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The Black Keys - Ohio Players Album Lyrics



The Black Keys - Ohio Players Lyrics






This is Nowhere

Gonna take a one-way trip to nowhere
Gonna pack my bags, head out to nowhere
Gonna tell all my friends I'm going back to nowhere, yeah
Have the time of my life when I get to nowhere, yeah

'Cause anywhere's better than here
Wanna disappear in the atmosphere for a million years
No discount beers, no alligator tears
Just the sound of the wind blowing past my ears
My ears

'Cause this is nowhere
Yeah, this is nowhere
(This is nowhere)
This is nowhere
(This is nowhere)
Yeah, this is nowhere

(This is nowhere)

Gonna tell my baby I'm bound for nowhere
Gonna sell all my clothes when I get to nowhere
Have the time of my life when I get to nowhere
Spend the rest of my days in the middle of nowhere, yeah

'Cause anywhere's better than here
Wanna disappear in the atmosphere in a golden year
No souvenirs, no stupid tears
Just the sound of the wind blowing past my ears
My ears

'Cause this is nowhere
Yeah, this is nowhere
(This is nowhere)
This is nowhere
(This is nowhere)
Yeah, this is nowhere
(This is nowhere)

And I'm not going back
I'm gonna waste my life in the sunshine
And I'm not going back
I'm gonna waste my life in the sunshine

'Cause this is nowhere
Yeah, this is nowhere
(This is nowhere)
This is nowhere
(This is nowhere)
Yeah, this is nowhere
(This is nowhere)

(This is nowhere)
(This is nowhere)
(This is nowhere)

(This is nowhere, this is nowhere)
(This is nowhere)
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Writer: Beck Hansen, Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Dont Let Me Go

On a desert road with no way home
I was lost and alone now, baby
I was feeling adrift behind the window tint
When the pouring rain couldn't save me

Oh, I think I'm gonna change my life
I feel like it could take all night
I'll follow, you over the edge of my love, edge of my love

No, don't let me go
It gets so cold when I get back home
I need your love, go under the sun
Your arms around me when my working day is done

On a sunny day, I was so deranged
Tried to turn the page on the story
Like I had a clue, what she wanted to do
When I got to the end, I was crazy

Oh, I was holdin' up to hide your mood
The stars are shinin' newer than new
All of the angels in heaven are waitin' for you

No, don't let me go
It gets so cold when I get back home
I need your love, go under the sun
Your arms around me

I'm beggin' you, no, don't let me go
It gets so cold when I get back home
I need your love, go under the sun
Your arms around me when my working day is done
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Beautiful People (Stay High)

All of those beautiful people say, "Hey"
All of those beautiful people stay high
All of those beautiful people say, "Yeah"
I'm tellin' you why

Time I've been gone
I've been strugglin' alone
Keepin' all of my demons to myself
I'm savin' my grace for that heavenly place
To the sun, I will sing you my song

Na, na na, na na
Na, na na, na na, never comin' back down
Na, na na, na na
Na, na na, na na, never comin' back down

All of those beautiful people say, "Hey"
All of those beautiful people stay high
All of those beautiful people say, "Yeah"
I'm tellin' you why

Hard as it's been to begin once again
Just a friend on the wind seekin' shelter
There's a crack in the sky and a light from on high
I get higher and higher when I'm with her

Na, na na, na na
Na, na na, na na, never comin' back down

All of those beautiful people say, "Hey"
All of those beautiful people stay high
All of those beautiful people say, "Yeah"
I'm tellin' you why
All of those beautiful people say, "Hey"
All of those beautiful people stay high
All of those beautiful people say, "Yeah"
I'm tellin' you why (I'm never comin' back down)

Na, na na, na na, never comin' back down

All of those beautiful people say, "Hey"
All of those beautiful people stay high
All of those beautiful people say, "Yeah"
I'm tellin' you why (I'm never comin' back down)
All of those beautiful people say, "Hey"
All of those beautiful people stay high
All of those beautiful people say, "Yeah"
I'm tellin' you why (I'm never comin' back down)
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Writer: Beck Hansen, Dan Auerbach, Daniel Nakamura, Patrick Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




On The Game

When I need a remedy
I go and pick a melody and sing these blues away, at the break of day
Maybe shake my tambourine
I look up at a movie screen and dream away
Where I feel no pain

'Cause everybody's on the game
They keep you howlin' at the rain
It's how we know we're all the same, the joy, the pain
Everybody's on the game

Hey

Seven devils
Baby don't look now, I think the only way
'Cause you keep getting high all day
There's one thing about it, the ones who wanna free mankind
Go and feed you lies, watch your mind
Every god damn time

'Cause everybody's on the game
They keep you howlin' at the rain
It's how we know we're all the same, the joy, the pain
Everybody's on the game

Yeah

Everybody's on the game
They keep you howlin' at the rain
It's how we know we're all the same, the joy, the pain
Everybody's on, everybody's on the game
They keep you howlin' at the rain
It's how we know we're all the same, the joy, the pain
Everybody's on the game

Hey
Hey
Hey
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Writer: Dan Auerbach, Patrick James Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Only Love Matters

(Woo-hoo-hoo)
(Woo-hoo-hoo)

I can see it in your eyes, you're fallin' in and out of love
And your heart is tellin' lies, the truth will never be enough
Every day, pound all the ground
And every way they wanna take you down
I saw it in your eyes, told me you had had enough, enough

(Woo-hoo-hoo)
It's only love that matters
It's only love that matters
This love and only love in your mind
In your mind, in your mind, in your mind
It's only love that matters
It's only love that matters
This love and only love in your mind
In your mind, in your mind, in your mind, in your mind

(Woo-hoo-hoo)

Dreamin' all alone where no one gets to bother me
Open up my mind, let me see what I might see
Drive all night with my radio on, never have to change the song
Dreamin' all alone where no one gets to bother me, where I'm free

(Woo-hoo-hoo)
It's only love that matters
It's only love that matters
This love and only love in your mind
In your mind, in your mind, in your mind

Mind, mind

(Woo-hoo-hoo)
It's only love that matters (woo-hoo-hoo)
It's only love that matters (woo-hoo-hoo)
This love and only love in your mind
In your mind, in your mind, in your mind (woo-hoo-hoo)
It's only love that matters (woo-hoo-hoo)
It's only love that matters (woo-hoo-hoo)
This love and only love in your mind
In your mind, in your mind, in your mind
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Candy And Her Friends

They turn the day into night
They're rollin' down the avenue like shadows in the light
They got their big black back top down
Getting wasted, racing through the heart of this town

Candy and her friends, rolling down eighth avenue
Red Mercedes Benz, they got an attitude
Candy and her friends, always run up on you
Here we go again, Candy and her friends

She gets her kick spending now
She's always crossing the line, running off her mouth
She'll take a year and pass it on (on and on)
'Round and 'round, 'til all that shit is gone

Candy and her friends, rolling down eighth avenue
Red Mercedes Benz, they got an attitude
Candy and her friends, always run up on you
Here we go again, Candy and her friends

Ya, uh-huh, ya
(Oh, oh, yeah)
Know what I said when I'm listenin', but not listenin'?
If you listenin', haha, hey
Well, well, well

Hey, if I said it, I made it all lies (lies)
Bet if I could bet, I could make it all rise (rise)
Can I get the truth, I mean without the lies (lies)
I wanna get to know you, I mean with no disguise (yeah)
I see the pain in your heart and deceit in your eyes (eyes)
I was stuck on your vibe, but then I realized (uh-huh)
See, you got a passion for being photogenic ('genic)
And you pull out my soul like I've been apprehended away)
A gentle high, I feel short winded (ugh)
Takin' caution with you is highly recommended (it is)
If you got the answer, please, somebody send it (send it)
Suicidal love, please, somebody end it (please)
Time to rake up my leaves and water all my seeds (seeds)
Roll up my sleeves and get on with deeds (deeds)
The balance of power got me pushin' the leave (leave)
My gun is foreign like I'm pushin' the thieves (thieves)
I feel like a fan 'cause I'm pushin' the breeze (breeze)
And hide the man 'cause I'm always pushin' believe

Ya (oh, oh, yeah)
Ah, haha
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




I Forgot To Be Your Lover

Have I told you lately that I love you?
Well, if I didn't, then I'm sorry
Did I reach out and hold you in my lovin' arms
Oh, when you needed me?

Now I realize that you need love too
And I'll spend my life, make it up to you

Oh, I forgot to be your lover
And I'm sorry, I'm so sorry

Have I taken the time to share with you
All the burdens that love will bear?
Have I done all the little simple things to show you
Just how much I care?

I've been workin' for you, doin' all I can
And work all the time, doesn't make me a man

Oh, I forgot to be your lover
And I'm sorry, I'm so sorry

Oh
Yeah
Ah
Yeah, yeah, yeah
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Writer: William Bell, Booker T. Jones Jr.
Copyright: Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group




Please Me (Till Im Satisfied)

(Woo)
(Woo)
(Woo-woo)

Oh my darlin', it's a crying shame
Work all week and I collect my pay
Feel like life is gonna pass me be
Baby mama, wanna testify

I need lovin' and I ain't gonna lie
From the mornin' till tomorrow night

Hey now girl, I know you understand
I'm satisfied to be your loving man
Everybody said you'll bring me to my knees
But we both know that we was born to be
Please, please, please me till I'm satisfied

Some got love that creeps away in the night
Some take hold of love they know ain't right
I got loving, keeps my soul so true
You got the loving that I can't refuse

Need you now girl, I ain't gonna lie
Still want you till the day I die, come on

Well now girl, I know you understand
I'm satisfied to be your loving man
Everybody said you'll bring me to my knees
But we both know that we was born to be
Please, please, please
I said please, please, please me till I'm satisfied
Oh, please, please, please me till I'm satisfied
Please, please, please me till I'm satisfied
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Youll Pay

Woo-ooh, woo-ooh, yeah

I have a love, but only in my mind
Woo-ooh, woo-ooh, yeah
I'm giving it up, only a matter of time
Woo-ooh, woo-ooh, yeah

What would what all my friends and family say
If they know I hid my love away, oh lord
Would they still believe in me or would there be a price to pay?
Woo-ooh, too-ooh, pay
Woo-ooh, too-ooh, pay

Gettin' harder to see, either way that I go
Woo-ooh, woo-ooh, yeah
Every time I get free, another fork in the road
Ooh-ooh, woo-ooh, yeah

Open up your heart and let me in
I loved you from the start, my only friend, oh lord
I know that when you look my way, there's gonna be a price to pay
Woo-ooh, too-ooh, pay
Woo-ooh, too-ooh, pay
Woo-ooh, too-ooh, pay
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Paper Crown

Come on, babe, so what'cha gonna do?
Tell your momma, you're gonna ride it on through
You walk on splinters, be sleepin' on nails
Come and let your hair down, runnin' over the rails

Get up, babe
Bring it down
Let me see your paper crown
Get up, babe
Bring it down
Let me see your paper crown

I wanna see your paper crown
Then let me see you shake your body to the ground
I'll be your king with paper crown
Oh, let me see you shake your body to the ground
(Look out)

Save yourself, you're walking through the room
Shadow boxing, come and see my girl
She's a rainbow, never need to smile
Like throwin' candy on a funeral fire
Come on

Get up, babe
Bring it down
Let me see your paper crown
Get up, babe
Bring it down
Let me see your paper crown

I'll be your king, your paper crown
Then let me see you shake your body to the ground
I'll be your king with the paper crown
Then let me see you shake your body to the ground

Yessir

With this paper, I go dumb, froze both arms
Might got frostbite, 'cause my neck feel numb
Pointers 'round my neck, she say I gotta lot of charm
Type of money make a bougie broad wanna feel my pawn
Thick and it's warm, like grits in the morn'
Got two things in common, that's my bitch and my foreign
Everything exotic, we got chronic so the vibe's right
Got that type of ass that can really give the blind sight

If you wanna see (Wanna see it, wanna see)
This paper crown (You wanna see it, wanna see)
I need you to see you (Yeah, let me see it)
Shake your body to the ground (Let me see it, let me see it, let me see)
(Ayy) If you wanna see (Yeah, you wanna see it, you wanna see it)
My paper crown (Ay, you wanna see it, you wanna see it)
I need to see you (Let me see it, let me see it)
Shake your body to the ground

Your momma should be proud how you entertain the crowd
But, if you look at me too long, you might be with child
Ay, I might buy the Birkin if she worth the bag (Yes)
Mix it with the hash, take a puff and pass (Yes)
Go and bounce that ass, go and bounce that ass (Mhm)
Loan paper cash is through that nigga's stash (Mhm)
Strong tank of gas, flame this up, get blasted
She treat Meek like me, she 'bout to blow me fast (Mhm)
Yeah, you wanna see it, you wanna see it
Yeah, let me see it
Let me see it, let me see it, let me see it
Ay, yeah

If you wanna see (Wanna see it, wanna see)
This paper crown (You wanna see it, wanna see)
I need you to see you (Yeah, let me see it)
Shake your body to the ground (Let me see it, let me see it, let me see)
(Ay) If you wanna see (Yeah, you wanna see it, you wanna see it)
My paper crown (Ay, you wanna see it, you wanna see it)
I need to see you (Let me see it, let me see it)
Shake your body to the ground
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Writer: Beck Hansen, Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney, Jordan Houston
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Live Till I Die

I wanna talk to the silver sun
Run through the jungle with a candy gun
Write my name up on the clouds
Smoke all day, never comin' down

I'm gonna sleep on the sun
Gonna walk on the sky
Gonna live 'til I die

I wanna trip through the pourin' rain
Ride the river like the king of Spain
Hell on wheels with a Heaven's rise
Let the daylight fade in my eyes

I'm gonna sleep on the sun
Gonna walk on the sky
Gonna live 'til I die

I'm gonna sleep on the sun (gonna sleep on the sun)
Gonna walk on the sky (gonna walk on the sky)
Gonna live 'til I die
I'm gonna live 'til I die
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Writer: Beck Hansen, Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Read Em and Weep

All of my words are echos
I'm holding on, you let go
Follow the sound of my heart
You know it's true, you can't undo
What's done in the dark

Read 'em and weep
Revenge is sweet
The secrets you keep
Will bury you deep
Deeper than sleep
Read 'em and weep

It's only right to wonder
What sort of spell I'm under
Your cheating game is an art
You know it's true, you can't undo
What's done in the dark

Read 'em and weep
Revenge is sweet
The secrets you keep
Will bury you deep
Deeper than sleep
Read 'em and weep

Read 'em and weep
Revenge is sweet
The secrets you keep
Will bury you deep
Deeper than sleep
Deeper than sleep
Deeper than sleep
Read 'em and weep
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney, Greg Cartwright
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Fever Tree

On a long lost night, on my own
Oh, she comes to me, so all alone
I offer shelter, safe from the night
She says nothin', just turns out the light

She said, "All I want from you is everything"
Bury all my love beneath the fever tree
She said, "All I want from you is everything"
Bury all my love beneath the fever tree

Between the shadows and circumstance
Blood on the flowers, tears in the glass
She's gone tomorrow, no sun today
I swallow all of this, and try to walk away

Na-na-na-na-na
Na, na-na
Na-na-na-na-na, hey, yeah
Na-na-na-na-na
Na, na-na
Na-na-na-na-na, hey, yeah

You got the hammer, you got the nails
I give you both my hands, leave me locked in jail
I'm just a prisoner, you say that I am free
To spend the rest of my days beneath the fever tree

Sing for sorrow, sing for me
Hang my heart out on the fever tree
Sing for sorrow, sing for free
Hang my heart out on the fever tree

Na-na-na-na-na
Na, na-na
Na-na-na-na-na, hey, yeah
Na-na-na-na-na
Na, na-na
Na-na-na-na-na, hey, yeah
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Writer: Beck Hansen, Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing




Everytime You Leave

Every time you walk away
I wonder if I'm going down today
Under the ground, where the hounds of hell are patiently waiting
Down on my knees, and I start to pray
Seems I don't have nothing good to say
Is it a sin to love a sinner, who's gonna save me?

Every time you leave me
You know I'm gonna lose my ways
If you don't believe me
Look at how I'm living today
Every time you leave
Everything I need goes away

Tell me what I want to believe
A wing and a prayer ain't nothin' to me
How can you say you wanted love
But then you fake it
It's only the devil on my mind
Making me leave myself behind
I know I've been blind, but I see the light
And I'm stoned and naked

Every time you leave me
You know I'm gonna lose my ways
If you don't believe me
Look at how I'm living today
Every time you leave
Everything I need goes away

Tried living without you
Died thinking about you
Why wouldn't you want to, want me too
One day, I'll be crying
Two days, and I'm dying
Next day I'll be tryin' to look for you

Every time you leave me
You know I'm gonna lose my ways
If you don't believe me
Look at how I'm living today
Every time you leave
Everything I need goes away
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Writer: Daniel Quine Auerbach, Patrick James Carney, Greg Kurstin, Beck Hansen
Copyright: Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing






Ohio Players is the twelfth studio album by American rock duo the Black Keys. It was released on April 5, 2024, by Easy Eye Sound and Nonesuch Records.

It was preceded by lead single "Beautiful People (Stay High)" on January 12, 2024, and the second single "I Forgot to Be Your Lover", a cover of William Bell's 1968 song of the same title.
Genre(s): Garage rock, blues rock, indie rock
Producer(s): The Black Keys, Dan the Automator
Length: 44:04
Released: April 5th, 2024
Year: 2024

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