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Silent Treatment (The Roots)


by Everything But The Girl. Buy album CD: Back to Mine


Intro/Chorus: repeat 2X

Girl you know that you need
to stop givin' me the silent.. treatment baby
Can't you see what you mean to me?
I wanna love you constantly, but you keep neglecting me
And treating me silently

Verse One: BlackThought
Yo, I had a Queen named Amina, height 5'7"
Caramel-complected, body like heaven
Met her through the sister of my man Big Vince
Like some shit from out the flicks we been in love ever since
She called me her chocolate brotha, I call her my sugar sista
Knew Shorty could work it since before I ever kissed her
I never dissed her, painted my picture to hit
But because sex she wasn't with, she started flippin an' shit
Like, "Listen man, I'm Queen Amina, Amina's not no freak and
that game is weak and keep tryin to hit I could quit speakin
Tariq in fact, you bein BlackThought don't get ya closer
I dig ya but won't bone ya because I'm so-called supposed ta
Most o' them would, but that couldn't be me, that's not my flava
Go home and think about that, maybe later on I'll page ya..."
I contemplated, and then concluded she was bluffin
Steady pursuin screwin, gettin nothin but the silent treatment

Chorus (+ "Silently bay-bee" at end)

Verse Two: BlackThought

Crazy frustration, about my lovin situation
When patience was a virtue, but I wasn't used to waitin
I want some Marvin Gaye healin, feelin is real inside
I slip and slide, my ride'll keep you occupied, I'd..
love to get wit it like that, but my baby's kitty cat's capped
and locked, Love Boat is docked at the shore
And what for? Later for groupies on tour
Why won't my sugar call me no more?
I mean, my Queen gets upset, rejectin and sexually neglect
Then sayin I'm more sewer than Das EFX, and closed-minded
It's like I'm blinded by the skinnin
I'm into women




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Album: Back to Mine (2001) Lyrics
cd Buy "Back to Mine" CD
  1. Believable
  2. Blue
  3. Cherry Alive
  4. Die Like Someone
  5. Dog In My Heart
  6. Envy
  7. Envy ( Aucoustic Version )
  8. Eye
  9. Fairy Princess
  10. I Might Die
  11. I Want It All
  12. I Want It All (live)
  13. I Will Survive
  14. I Will Survive (live)
  15. If I Can`t Have You
  16. Kiss Your Feet
  17. Lipstick
  18. Lovely You
  19. On The Outside
  20. Only Anger
  21. Post Orgasmic Depression
  22. Ride With You
  23. Serious Stuff
  24. So What
  25. Sticky And Greasy
  26. Twist It
  27. Venus Meets Pluto
  28. Want You Bad
  29. Wishing The Day Away
  30. Friends and Enemies
  31. Friends And Enemies - Dj Cam
  32. All alone (no one to be with)
  33. All Alone (No One To Be With) (slick Rick)
  34. The Bayou
  35. The Bayou (Deadly Avenger)
  36. Stars all seem to weep
  37. Stars All Seem To Weep (Beth Orton)
  38. The Flow
  39. The Flow (Juan Atkins G-funk Mix) (model 500)
  40. Cascades Of Colour (Wamdue Black Mix) (the Ananda Project)
  41. Cascades of colour [wamdue black mix]
  42. Do It Now
  43. Do It Now (Dubtribe Sound System)
  44. A Wonderful Life
  45. A Wonderful Life (Carl Craig)
  46. To Cry About
  47. To Cry About (Mary Margaret O'hara)
  48. Silent treatment
  49. Silent Treatment (The Roots)
  50. Funky For You (Spacehopper Mix) (deadbeats)
  51. Funky for You [Spacehopper Mix]
  52. Someday We'll All Be Free
  53. Someday We'll All Be Free (Donny Hathaway)

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