One Week- Barenaked Ladies (With Lyrics)

And now, according to the wonderful TV show Community, I present to you the premier Canadian alt-rock band of the 90s. “One Week” is their most succesful song (having been #1 on the Billboard chart for exactly, wait for it, one week) and deserves much appreciation for its creativity and pop culture refrences to keep you on Wikipedia for hours. The most important thing about this song, however, is your ability to recite it word for word.

It’s been one week since you looked at me
Cocked your head to the side and said I’m angry
Five days since you laughed at me saying
Get that together come back and see me
Three days since the living room
I realized it’s all my fault but couldn’t tell you
Yesterday, you’d forgiven me
But it’ll still be two days till I say I’m sorry

Hold it now and watch the hood wink
As I make you stop think
You’ll think you’re looking at aqua man
I summon fish to the dish although I like the Chalet Swiss
I like the Sushi ’cause it’s never touched a frying pan
Hot like Wasabe when I bust rhymes
Big like Leann Rimes
Because I’m all about value
Bert Kaempfert’s got the mad hits
You try to match wits, you try to hold me but I bust through
Gonna make a break and take a fake
I’d like a stinkin’ achin’ shake
I like vanilla, it’s the finest of the flavors
Gotta see the show ’cause then you’ll know
The vertigo is gonna grow
‘Cause it’s so dangerous
You’ll have to sign a waiver

How can I help it if I think you’re funny when you’re mad?
Trying hard not to smile though I feel bad
I’m the kind of guy who laughs at a funeral
Can’t understand what I mean? Well, you soon will
I have a tendency to wear my mind on my sleeve
I have a history of taking off my shirt

It’s been one week since you looked at me
Threw your arms in the air and said you’re crazy
Five days since you tackled me
I’ve still got the rug burns on both my knees
It’s been three days since the afternoon
You realized it’s not my fault not a moment too soon
( From: http://www.elyrics.net/read/b/barenaked-ladies-lyrics/one-week-lyrics.html )
Yesterday, you’d forgiven me
And now I sit back and wait till you say you’re sorry

Chickity China of the Chinese chicken
You have a drumstick and your brain stops tickin’
Watchin’ X files with no lights on
We’re dans la maison
I hope the smoking man’s in this one
Like Harrison Ford I’m getting frantic
Like Sting I’m Tantric
Like snickers guaranteed to satisfy
Like Kurasawa I make mad films
Okay, I don’t make films
But if I did they’d have a Samurai
Gonna get a set of better clubs
Gonna find the kind with tiny nubs
Just so my irons aren’t always flying off the back swing
Gotta get in tune with sailor moon
‘Cause the cartoon has got the boom Anime Babes
That make me think the wrong thing

How can I help it if I think you’re funny when you’re mad?
Tryin’ hard not to smile though I feel bad
I’m the kind of guy who laughs at a funeral
Can’t understand what I mean?
Well, you soon will
I have a tendency to wear my mind on my sleeve
I have a history of losing my shirt

It’s been one week since you looked at me
Dropped your arms to your sides and said I’m sorry
Five days since I laughed at you and said
You just did just what I thought you were gonna do
Three days since the living room
We realized we’re both to blame
But what could we do?
Yesterday, you just smiled at me
‘Cause it’ll still be two days till we say we’re sorry

It’ll still be two days till we say we’re sorry
It’ll still be two days till we say we’re sorry
Birch mount stadium, home of the Robbie

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