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Man'O'War
Recorded early 1999 and released as the 11th track on album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic (November 9, 1999). A remix companion version was released on album Rave In2 The Joy Fantastic (April 30, 2001). Written by Prince.

 
Why U screamin'? U know I'm not a man of war
Break the gold chain that I gave U, throw it down on the floor
Instead of this 7-page letter, I wish I had peace of mind
My friends tell me, "U should go get her"
But lovin' U, lovin' U, lovin' U is a waste of time
Oh yes it is, it's a waste of time, ooh

I need 2 get out of this city
I need 2 get U outta my head
I need 2 get away from the words that U said 2 me
Oh baby (Why U screamin'? U know I'm not a man of war)
How could U think that I could put somethin'
Inside of someone that I put inside U, inside U?
Even if I tried 2, if I tried 2
I couldn't cuz I still smell like the last time that we...
I...
But lovin' U, lovin' U, lovin' U is a waste of time
Oh yes it is
But lovin' U a waste of time, baby
Ooh

I need 2 feel wanted again
I need 2 feel love is alive, yeah
I need 2 hear U say that U ain't lookin' 4 another reason 2 make me cry
Why U screamin'? Ooh, U know I'm not a man of war
I've been tryin' 2 make U happy, baby, ever since we were sophomores
But lovin' U, lovin' U, lovin' U is a waste of time, oh yes it is
Oh, is a waste of time, waste of time, waste of time

If there is no future then there is no past
And all we've got is right now
Oh girl, let's make it last, make it last, make it last, ooh

Why U screamin'? U know I'm not a man of war
Break the gold chain that I gave U, throw it down on the floor
Oh, throw it down
Instead of this 7-page letter, I wish I had peace of mind
Friends tell me, they tell me, "U should go get her"
But lovin' U, lovin' U, lovin' U is a waste of time
Oh, a waste of time, yeah

I need 2 get out of this city
I need 2 get U outta my head, I need 2
I need 2 get away from the words that U said 2 me, I need 2
Hey, I need 2 feel wanted again
Oh, I need 2, huh, feel no sin, hear me!

But lovin' U, lovin' U, lovin' U...
Why U screamin'? U know I'm not a man of war
Break the gold chain that I gave U, throw it down on the floor
Oh baby, instead of this 7-page letter, I wish I had peace of mind
Friends tell me, "U should go get her"
But lovin' U, lovin' U, lovin' U is a waste of time

U know I'm not a man of war


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