Song Lyric Sunday

The theme this week is to post a song about the doubts and insecurity in a relationship. “Should I Stay or Should I Go” is a song by the English punk rock band the Clash, from their album Combat Rock. It was released in 1982. It became the band’s only number-one single on the UK Singles Chart, a decade after it was originally released. I love its beat, and no matter where I am when I hear it, it gets me moving. I saw The Clash many times in concert during the the late 1970’s and 1980’s so it take me back in time too.

Darling you got to let me know
Should I stay or should I go?
If you say that you are mine
I’ll be here ’til the end of time
So you got to let me know
Should I stay or should I go?

It’s always tease, tease, tease
You’re happy when I’m on my knees
One day it’s fine and next it’s black
So if you want me off your back
Well, come on and let me know
Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go now?
Should I stay or should I go now?
If I go, there will be trouble
And if I stay it will be double
So come on and let me know

This indecision’s bugging me (esta indecision me molesta)
If you don’t want me, set me free (si no me quieres, librame)
Exactly whom I’m supposed to be (digame que tengo ser)
Don’t you know which clothes even fit me? (no sabes que ropas me queda)
Come on and let me know (me tienes que decir)
Should I cool it or should I blow? (me debo ir o quedarme)

Split

Should I stay or should I go now? (yo me enfrio o lo soplo)
Should I stay or should I go now? (yo me enfrio o lo soplo)
If I go there will be trouble (si me voy va a haber peligro)
And if I stay it will be double (si me quedo sera el doble)
So ya gotta let me know (me tienes que decir)
Should I cool it or should I blow? (me debo ir o quedarme)

Should I stay or should I go now? (tengo frío por los ojos)
If I go there will be touble (tengo frio por los ojos)
And if I stay it wil be double
Si me quedo sera el doble
So ya gotta let me know me tienes que decir
Should I stay or should I go?

Song Lyric Sunday

9 thoughts on “Song Lyric Sunday

  1. I was thinking of the theme this morning and this song totally started playing in my head. I’m so happy someone posted it! Thanks so much.

    As “sad” as some of they lyrics are, the beat and the melody always make me smile. 🙂

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