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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Can't Stop

Verse 1

Can't stop; addicted to the shin dig
Chop Top; he says I'm gonna win big
Choose not a life of imitation
Distant cousin to the reservation
 
Defunkt; the pistol that you pay for
This punk; the feeling that you stay for
In time I want to be your best friend
Eastside love is living on the westend
 
Knocked out but boy you better come to
Don't die, you know the truth is some do
Go write your message on the pavement
Burn so bright I wonder what the wave meant
 
White heat is screaming in the jungle
Complete the motion if you stumble
Go ask the dust for any answers
Come back strong with 50 belly dancers

Chorus

The world I love
The tears I drop to be part of the wave can't stop
Ever wonder if it's all for you
 
The world I love
The trains I hop to be part of the wave can't stop
Come and tell me when it's time to

Verse 2

Sweetheart is bleeding in the snowcone
So smart she's leading me to ozone
Music the great communicator
Use two sticks to make it in the nature
 
I'll get you into penetration
The gender of a generation
The birth of every other nation
Worth your weight the gold of meditation
 
This chapter's gonna be a close one
Smoke rings I know you're going to blow one
All on a spaceship persevering
Use my hands for everything but steering
 
Can't stop the spirits when they need you
Mop tops are happy when they feed you
J. Butterfly is in the treetop
Birds that blow the meaning into bebop

Chorus

The world I love
The tears I drop to be part of the wave can't stop
Ever wonder if it's all for you
 
The world I love
The trains I hop to be part of the wave can't stop
Come and tell me when it's time to

Bridge

Wait a minute I'm passing out
Win or lose just like you
Far more shocking
Than anything I ever knew
How 'bout you
Flea and Backings
10 more reasons
Flea and Backings ^ Flea
Why I need somebody new ^ just like you
Flea and Backings
Far more shocking than anything I ever knew
Right on cue

 
Verse 3

Flea
Can't stop; addicted to the shin dig
Chop Top; he says I'm gonna win big
Choose not a life of imitation
Distant cousin to the reservation
 
Defunkt; the pistol that you pay for
This punk; the feeling that you stay for
In time I want to be your best friend
Eastside love is living on the westend
 
Knocked out but boy you better come to
Don't die, you know the truth is some do
Go write your message on the pavement
Burn so bright I wonder what the wave meant

Verse 4

Kick start the golden generator
Sweet talk but don't intimidate her
Can't stop the gods from engineering
Feel no need for any interfering
 
Your image in the dictionary
This life is more than ordinary
Can I get 2 maybe even 3 of these
Comin' from a space to teach you of the Pleiades
 
Can't stop the spirits when they need you
This life is more than just a read through

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Writer(s): Michael Peter Balzary, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Gaylord Smith
Video: "Red Hot Chili Peppers" YouTube Channel

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