The Who

Who Are You (1998)

Lyrics

I woke up in a Soho doorway
A policeman knew my name
He said You can go sleep at home tonight
If you can get up and walk away
I staggered back to the underground
You know the breeze blew back my hair
I remember throwing punches around
And preaching from my chair

Who are you? (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
I said (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
I really wanna know (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)

People, tell me right now who do you be
I was born to be a man that could set myself free
I take this kind of history
Right here when people look at me wrong
I take that energy and turn it in a song
Like this man in a suite
I was born to be in cahoots
With greatness, never even talk about the legit ness when I was born
I came out screaming it was torn from my mothers grip
Now I use this mike in my lip
Pause or exit I see the arrow to point
I see a man running from upon the stage and ascending to the sky
Onto the God's, who could ask why
I was born to do this and now I'll show you why
Would we, ask ourselves that very simple question
When we wakeup in the morning, we look in the mirror
Who say, who are you?
Who are you? Who am I?
Sometimes you got to believe in yourself before you die
And it, it takes just one little thing to see, that we will self create, a sense of mystery
And if you have got respect for the man Pete
Then you better just raise your hand to the beat
Who are you? Who are you?
I don't even know
Just sometimes I can run for help and devastate your show
Life is something that we are all busted
Who are you? to ask that question to stars that give.

Took the tube back out of town
Back to the Rollin' Pin
Feel a little like a dying clown
With a streak of Rin Tin Tin
I stretched back and I hiccupped (hiccup)
Looked back on my busy day
I was Eleven hours in the Tin Can
There's got to be better way

(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
You know I really need to know
(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)

Let me tell you who I am
I am the man
That is scared of concrete
For you I have a plan
I put my money in the bank
I don't keep it in my hand
And sometimes it all goes wrong I make a stand
Whenever, I walk down the street I feel afraid
People want there money cause they want to get paid
All I want is a little love and to live my life
And all I want for return is my very own wife
Why do people in red
Who are you who do you fear
When I take this knife and in your eyes I sneer
When I look at the people who came from the sixties
Up through the nineties now we reach this pentacle
Understand that the reason to exist
Is that life is something that you live have to persist
Who could just forget the place where we came
My name is Pete Townshend we want you just the same
Who are you
Who who who who are you

Who are you?

Ooh wa ooh wa ooh wa ooh wa ooh.......

I know there's a place you walked
Where love falls from the trees
My heart is like a broken cup
You know I only feel right on my knees
I spit out like a sewer hole
Yet still receive your kiss
How can I measure up to anyone now
After such a love as this?

(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
I really wanna know? (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)
(Who are you? Who, who, who, who?)

Tell me who are you?
I can just remember about who I am
Who are you ?

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