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I Wanna Be Yours
Song

I Wanna Be Yours

Arctic Monkeys
Album:
AM

Song Meaning of I Wanna Be Yours by The Arctic Monkeys, and what it is about


The song is based on a poem that John Cooper Clarke included on his Zip Style Method CD in 1982. On the Arctic Monkeys' 2013 album AM featured a reworking of the poem that helped it reach a broader audience.


The poem uses metaphors involving several household appliances to tell the story of one person's love for another.


Lead singer Alex Turner wrote the original lyrics for the adaption, which was produced by Ross Orton and James Ford.


Song lyrics of I Wanna Be Yours by The Arctic Monkeys


I wanna be your vacuum cleaner

Breathing in your dust

I wanna be your Ford Cortina

I will never rust

If you like your coffee hot

Let me be your coffee pot

You call the shots, babe

I just wanna be yours

 

Secrets I have held in my heart

Are harder to hide than I thought

Maybe I just wanna be yours

I wanna be yours, I wanna be yours

Wanna be yours, wanna be yours, wanna be yours

 

Let me be your 'leccy meter and I'll never run out

Let me be the portable heater that you'll get cold without

I wanna be your setting lotion (wanna be)

Hold your hair in deep devotion (how deep?)

At least as deep as the Pacific Ocean

I wanna be yours

 

Secrets I have held in my heart

Are harder to hide than I thought

Maybe I just wanna be yours

I wanna be yours, I wanna be yours

Wanna be yours, wanna be yours, wanna be yours

Wanna be yours, wanna be yours, wanna be yours

Wanna be yours, wanna be yours

 

I wanna be your vacuum cleaner (Wanna be yours)

Breathing in your dust (Wanna be yours)

I wanna be your Ford Cortina (Wanna be yours)

I will never rust (Wanna be yours)

I just wanna be yours (Wanna be yours)

I just wanna be yours (Wanna be yours)

I just wanna be yours (Wanna be yours)

Release Date

2013

Songwriter/s

Jamie Cook, Matt Helders, Nick O'Malley, Alex Turner, John Cooper Clarke

Producer/s

James Ford, Ross Orton

Label/s

Domino

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