All I Want

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All I Want
Composer The Offspring
Released December 31, 1996
Title Origin Official

All I Want is a song by The Offspring. It was released on their 1996 album Ixnay on the Hombre. The song is widely known for being the theme to the game Crazy Taxi. The song was written by lead singer Dexter Holland.

Games

Note: Due to copyright restrictions, we cannot upload the song to this site.

Released

Game

Arranger

Length

Format

Listen

1999-??-?? Crazy Taxi (ARC) (クレイジータクシー)
2000-01-24 Crazy Taxi (DC)
2000-12-31 Jugular Street Luge Racing (W32)
2001-05-14 Crazy Taxi (PS2)
2001-11-17 Crazy Taxi (GC)
2004-02-26 Crazy Taxi 3 (W32) (クレイジータクシー ハイローラー)

Lyrics

The song's lyrics center around Dexter wanting to live a free life, without society telling him how he needs to live.

Okay,
yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah.

Day after day, (Your home life's a wreck,)
the powers that be just breathe down your neck.
You get no respect, (you get no relief.)
you gotta speak up and let out your peace.

So back off your rules back off your jive,
'cause I'm sick of not living to stay alive.
Leave me alone I'm not asking a lot,
I don't want to be controlled.

That's all I want,
that's all I want.
That's all I want,
that's all I want yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah.

How many times, (Is it gonna take,)
'til someone around you hears what you say.
You've tried being cool, (you feel like a lie.)
you've played by their rules now it's their turn to try.

So back off your rules back off your jive,
'cause I'm sick of not living to stay alive.
Leave me alone I'm not asking a lot,
I don't want to be controlled.

That's all I want,
that's all I want.
That's all I want,
that's all I want.

I said it before I'll say it again,
if you could just listen then it might make sense.

So back off your rules back off your jive,
'cause I'm sick of not living to stay alive.
Leave me alone I'm not asking a lot,
I don't want to be controlled.

That's all I want,
that's all I want.
That's all I want,
yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah.

Sheet Music

Hal Leonard released the song in two of their guitar books: The Offspring: Ixnay on the Hombre (Guitar Recorded Versions) and The Offspring: Greatest Hits (Guitar Recorded Versions). The latter contains a slightly updated and more accurate transcription of the guitar tablature. Due to copyright restrictions, we cannot upload the sheet music here on VGMPF, but you can purchase it from Hal Leonard's website or Amazon.

Japanese music publisher Shinko Music published a Band Score book for Ixnay on the Hombre, that not only features guitar tablature, but also bass tablature and drum notations.

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