Def Leppard - You Can't Always Get What You Want Lyrics




I saw her today at the reception
A glass of wine in her hand
I knew she was gonna meet her connection
As at her feet was a footloose man

You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes
You just might find
You'll get what you need

I went down to the demonstration
To get my fair share of abuse
Singing "we're gonna vent our frustrations"
"And if we don't we're gonna blow a 50-amp fuse"

You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes
Well, you just might find
You'll get what you need

I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standing in line with Mister Jimmy
And man, did he look pretty ill
We decided that we would have a soda
My favorite flavor, was cherry red
I sung my song to Mister Jimmy
And he said one word to me, and that was "dead"

You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
No no, you can't always get what you want
Oh, you can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes
You just might find
You'll get what you need

I saw her today at the reception
In her glass was a bleeding man
She was practiced at the art of deception
Well I could tell by her bloodstained hands
Oh, yes I could

You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes
Yeah, you just might find
You'll get what you need
Oh sugar, you'll get what you need, yeah yeah yeah
You'll get what you need, yeah yeah yeah
You'll get what you need, yeah yeah yeah





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Def Leppard You Can't Always Get What You Want Comments
  1. Samuel HerMan

    I love both version but I love more the intro Chorus

  2. filly devotie

    fabulous xoxo

  3. diegorocklomas diegorockero

    def leppard is diferent stone but def leppard is the best rock aor melodic band ever!!

  4. Miss Tery

    Tell that to wealthy ppl who think SOULS can be bought.... some souls can ... BUT NOT THIS ONE!!!

  5. Miss Tery

    Pretty instrumentals

  6. garry ware

    rhis is a wonderful version of a good song to start with would be good live with audience participating

  7. Blake Ritchie

    Can anyone tell me what kind of flute instrument is playing?

    Donhinton

    Sounds like a piccolo to me but I could be completely wrong on that.

    Drew Bex

    Blake Ritchie sounds a lot like what’s on “From The Inside” off of Retro Active

  8. jbarty party

    Had no idea this existed!! Glad I stumbled upon it. Some good shite right here!! An amazing band honoring another amazing band in a very cool, soulful way.

  9. Patricia Haynes

    Oh, sugar, I didn't know they done this; but I love it 😍

  10. Kenneth Dileo

    very nicely done

  11. common kool

    better than the Original

  12. Andrew Brennan

    Very laid-back version, still enjoyable.

  13. 67stickyfingers

    not bad ,,,,,,but the stones kick ass

  14. Peter George

    Lording over Leppard & dissing The Stones isn't the actual story here. This is a lovely version of this song that works because of the Hothouse Flowers partnering The Leps - they've worked together more than once before & it's worked every time.

  15. P A

    Enjoy it more then the original. 

  16. Pavel Dimitrov

    I agree with the previous comment, good version, just different from the Stones'.

  17. erictoniaschwab1009

    This is a great version but let's not trash the Stones. There's a reason they still pack stadiums.

    phenix749

    @erictoniaschwab1009 fuck the stones they only go for money

    Chuck Father of Rock

    phenix749 if you were a millionaire and 70 years old, would you still hit the road for months at a time? Probably not, right? Doing that in your 70s? That's because you love to do it.

    DreamlandsDesign

    Dep Lep never packed a stadium, right? ;)

    H2O

    To see half dead zombies ?

  18. Paula Linthorne

    This version that Def Leppard is singing is SO FAR BETTER than the Rolling Stones!

  19. Cheryl Dorsey

    Oh, way better! Joe's definitely a better singer than Jagger.

    H2O

    Oh come on don't you like his stuttering and convulsions lol

  20. Nico777

    Dude the rolling stones couldn't top this! there version was depressing tbh. Def leppard rocks

  21. Jacob Bennett

    This version is really pretty

  22. Tay Davenport

    WAY BETTER

    Crispy Bacon04

    Tay Davenport Woah, yeah it was good but you can't even compare it to the stones original version.

  23. olwltd

    Are kidding? this a joke compared to the original

  24. BeLynda Smith

    Right back at you there you psycho freak.

  25. StoneOslo

    You Can't Always Get What You Want. The Rolling stones from Let It Bleed (1969). Buen Cover de los Leppard.

  26. Alexandru-Tudor Chiujdea

    this sucks so bad :|

  27. BeLynda Smith

    Mick, Keith...are you paying attention? This is the way this song should have been done!!!!

  28. LappyMc

    Heard this for the first time tonight on the radio.(105.9 in CT) Had no idea it existed. Very cool. Thanks for posting!