What You Want

What You Want

The Roots

Here's what you want right, here's what you need right
We got to give you more of what you're lookin' for

So it's a secret that's been pent up inside for years
Exclusive type, only for your eyes and ears
You held it in for so long, you busted into tears
The letters spilled slowly across the page like a world premiere

Well I ain't, the bullshit begins here
The obvious cause, the effects is unclear
The punishment for crimes of the heart could be severe
Though to keep it on the low is a heavy cross to bear

You deep now, submerged with no signs of air
Still your sunken heart thumpin' like the kick in a snare
While on the surface it's all turnin' to a circus
That's why you're nervous, and you got a right to be

'Cause if somebody woulda done that shit to me
I mean my best man hittin' my wife to be
My sentiments exactly would be history
Why'know what I'm sayin' my peoples in the place, let's hit it off, one two

Here's what you want right, here's what you need right
We got to give you more of what you're lookin' for
[Incomprehensible]
[Incomprehensible]

Yo, it's like nothin' changed, it's all the same thang
The same characters in a book, with different names
It's a lot more to lose than you got to gain
You a lot more confused than hip to the game

The peep the script of the game the price is pain
Men and women get into things, now who's to blame?
When everybody whisperin' 'bout whatever took place
And how the fact twist a knot with a straight face

And lies, hard to swallow from the bitter taste
Well that's a point in the past that can't be erased
So motivate, though it's hard to let it ride
Or set aside true feelings, underhand dealings

Our lost trust, I wonder if we lost us
It's bigger than me and you, it's monstrous
So I'ma, just calm down and try to relax
Before I clap [Incomprehensible]

Here's what you want right, here's what you need right
We got to give you more of what you're lookin' for
[Incomprehensible]
[Incomprehensible]

If you could only flash back and undo our actions
Change what happens, dissect the fractions
A time to rewind and be recorded absent
For real 'cause these memories is photographic

Pornographic, pushing me close to madness
Head heavy like I'm trippin' on acid tablets
Yesterday as I recall was all fabulous I thought so
But now it feel like shots hittin' my torso

Spent a lotta time and trust in the wrong place
Fought a lotta fights rollin' with the wrong ace
Love, stronger than pride, we could end disgrace
I need, room the think, and space to ventilate

Was solid as a rock, shall not disintegrate
Thoughts racing like the lunatics on the interstate
For real, ya, it's ill, ya, my peoples in the place
I got to go

Here's what you want right, here's what you need right
We got to give you more of what you're lookin' for
[Incomprehensible]
[Incomprehensible]

Here's what you want right, here's what you need right
We got to give you more of what you're lookin' for
[Incomprehensible]
[Incomprehensible]

Written by COLLINS, TARIK L. / LOWE, MICHAEL A. / STORCH, SCOTT SPENCER / WRIGHT, JACQUELYN S. / THOMPSON, AHMIR K.
Published by Universal Music Publishing Group

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