„The one thing I don't wanna be is, I don't wanna be forgotten. And I think I've done a pretty good job of that.“
— Cameron Duncan New Zealand filmmaker 1986 - 2003
„I wanna be high, so high.
I wanna be free to know
The things I do are right.
I wanna be free,
Just me, babe!
That's why I'm easy.
I'm easy like Sunday morning.“
— Lionel Richie American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor 1949
— Nick Drake British singer-songwriter 1948 - 1974
Black Eyed Dog, first appeared on Fruit Tree (1979)
„You know I really do hate to say it,
The government don't wanna see,
But if Roosevelt was livin'
He wouldn't let this be, no, no.“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
„Cause I don't wanna go on with you like that,
Don't wanna be a feather in your cap.
I just wanna tell you honey I ain't mad,
But I don't wanna go on with you like that.“
— Elton John English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist 1947
I Don't Wanna Go on with You Like That
„I wanna love you
I wanna be a better man
I don't wanna hurt you
I just wanna see what's in your hand.“
— Liam Gallagher English musician and songwriter 1972
Song Better Man
— Zooey Deschanel American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter 1980
"Take It Back".
— Alison Bechdel American cartoonist, author 1960
#96, "Dancing in the Streets" (1990), collected in DTWOF: The Sequel (1992).
„I wanna be your lover
I wanna be the only one that makes you come running
I wanna be your lover
I wanna turn you on, turn you out, all night long, make you shout
Oh, lover! Yeah.
I wanna be the only one you come for.“
— Prince American pop, songwriter, musician and actor 1958
I Wanna Be Your Lover
„I don't want a fortnight on the Costa del Sol
Don't wanna go to Bognor — it's a plague-ridden hole
and it don't fit in with my ideology...
Down the Adriatic to the Vlora bay
Twenty pints of Fosters and I'm away
'Cos now I know just where I wanna be:
Albania — that's the place for me!“
— Attila the Stockbroker punk poet, folk punk musician and songwriter 1957
"Holiday in Albania", from Cautionary Tales for Dead Commuters (1985) Based on the Sex Pistols song, "Holiday in the Sun".
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
„Now if we do wanna live the thug life and the gangsta' life and all that, OK, so stop being cowards and let's have a revolution. But we don't wanna do that, dudes just wanna live "character", they wanna be "cartoons", but if they really wanted to do something, they was that tuff, alright, let's start our own country, let's start a revolution, let's get outta' here, let's do something. But they don't wanna do that, they wanna pimp our communities and portray this image that they know we all can't survive and make, and that's what I saw.“
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996