Rosanne Cash - What We Really Want Lyrics




We tried to make ourselves pay
for something we'd never done
threw the best parts of life away
on street talk, strangers and drugs
but what we really want is love
what we really need is love

I want to call out your name
I want to hold out my hand
the woman silent in the mirror tonight
wants to talk to your mirror man
and what they really want is love
what they really need is love

We are ships in the night
the water's deep in between
the air is freezing and we can't find the light
so we sail off into our dreams
but what we really dream is love
what we really need is love

what we want is love
what we need is love

I tried to make it feel right
in someone else's world
I sat and looked out my window last night
and knew that things had changed for this girl
'cause what I really found is love
what I really feel is love

what we want is love
what we need is love





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  1. Marion Heyenga

    👌👌👌💕💕💕

  2. Julio Machado

    Excelente tema

  3. RichardFeynmanRules

    We tried to make ourselves pay for something we've never done
    We threw the best parts of life away on street talk strangers and drugs
    What we really want is love what we really need is love
    [ guitar ]
    I wanna call out your name I wanna hold out my hand
    A woman silent in the mirror tonight wants to talk to your mirror man
    And what they really want is love and what they really need is love
    [ guitar ]
    We are ships in the night the water is deep in between
    There is reason and we can't find the light so we sail off into our dreams
    And what we really dream is love and what we really need is love
    What we want is love what we need is love
    [ guitar ]
    We tried to make it feel right in someone else's world
    We sat and looked out my window last night
    And knew that things had changed with this girl
    Cause what I really found was love cause what we really need is love
    What we really want is love what we really need is love
    What we want is love what we need is love

  4. Barf Rockskin

    Such a sweet, tender song from Rosanne.  I love her music, but I don't like where she stands politically.  Johnny must be spinning in his grave.

    Hoyt Maulden

    Both Johnny and Rosanne are progressives. Look it up.  Liberals to you, and proud of it.

    Margaret Stix

    Johnny Cash was always a champion of the underdog. Remember how he played at San Quentin and other prisons?

  5. Jack Walker

    Magnifique!

  6. j t

    Interiors remains my favorite Rosanne Cash album, and is in my top 10 albums of all time.

    Mike Bailey

    "Interiors" then "The Wheel"... they're so beautiful...

  7. tobradovic

    She is so so  good.

  8. Gene S

    Beautiful.  Beautiful song.  Deeply moving album.  

  9. Starry&Bohemian

    back in 1990 ...the natural talented daughter of her well-known father...

  10. joseph4star

    Ha ha youve gotta have a sense of humour

  11. WineSippingCowboy

    @blackwelderadam I should agree but I dare to say that this is an UNDERSTATEMENT! There's no justice on the music charts MANY times! :( But I will agree: this song is underrated!

  12. Rod B

    @louis12346 u mean crap

  13. Dave Wollenberg

    How could Rosanne drop in popularity from 1 single to the next? 'I don't wanna spoil the party' hit #1, then, her next 2 only peaked in the 30's. Strange business,right, gang? Anyway, 'Really' hit only #39 in Billboard, 11-17-90. God bless!

  14. lcr1955

    Great video and song...by the way...can anybody please fill me on how well she came out of this brain surgery she had a couple years ago? Appreciate it. Thanks....