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This Was Better Than Ezra’s Other Song

A lot of people are saying, “What’s Better Than Ezra going to do after they play that song?”

Well, let’s correct that record right now.

Better Than Ezra’s Other Song

In addition to “Good”, Better Than Ezra also had another noteworthy single.

The song “Desperately Wanting” was released on Dec. 3, 1996. It was off their album, “Friction, Baby” and was the last time mainstream America heard from Better Than Ezra.

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You’ve definitely heard it but probably didn’t make the connection.

Here’s someone’s uploaded version of the song to YouTube:

Desperately Wanting on the Charts

Good was definitely Better Than Ezra’s big-time hit. Desperately Wanting made some waves a year after radio stations overplayed Good.

In 1996-7, Desperately Wanting reached #11 on the U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks list and as high as #48 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay list.

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Desperately Wanting Lyrics

Here are the lyrics to Desperately Wanting by Better Than Ezra, as provided by metrolyrics.com:

Past the road to your house
That you never call home
Where they turned out your lights
Though they say you’ll never know

I remember running through the wet grass
And falling a step behind
Both of us never tiring
Desperately Wanting

When they pumped out your guts
Filled you full of those pills
You were never quite right
Deserving all the chills
They say the worst is over
Kicked it over again
Then they ask what went wrong
When they turn you on again
When they turn you on again

I remember running through the wet grass
And falling a step behind
Both of us never tiring
Desperately Wanting

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Kick them right in the face
Make them wish they weren’t born
And if they bring up your name
Will they say you won the war
Baby burst in the world
Never given a chance
Then they ask what went wrong
When you never had it right
No you never had it right

I remember running through the wet grass
And falling a step behind
Both of us never tiring
Desperately Wanting

I remember running through the wet grass
And falling a step behind
Both of us never tiring
Desperately Wanting

Oh the letters have dropped off
Though they say you got them all
I finally figured out some things you’ll never know

Take back your life
And let me inside
We’ll find the door if you care to anymore
I remember running through the wet grass
And falling a step behind
Both of us never tiring
Desperately Wanting
I remember running through the wet grass
And falling a step behind
Both of us never tiring
Desperately Wanting

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Read more: Better Than Ezra – Desperately Wanting Lyrics | MetroLyrics

 

 

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