Elite Beat Agents - Lyrics FAQ
Version 1.3
Last updated: December 12, 2006
By Andrea Robinson

Part 1 - Introduction

Part 2 - Song Lyrics
     2.1 - "Walkie Talkie Man"
     2.2 - "Makes No Difference"
     2.3 - "Sk8er Boi"
     2.4 - "I Was Born to Love You"
     2.5 - "Rock This Town"
     2.6 - "Highway Star"
     2.7 - "Y.M.C.A"
     2.8 - "September"
     2.9 - "Canned Heat"
     2.10 - "Material Girl"
     2.11 - "La La"
     2.12 - "You're The Inspiration"
     2.13 - "Let's Dance"
     2.14 - "The Anthem"
     2.15 - "Without A Fight"
     2.16 - "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
     2.17 - "Believe"
     2.18 - "A-B-C"
     2.19 - "Survivor"

Part 3 - Cover Artist Information

Part 4 - Miscellaneous
     4.1 - Disclaimer
     4.2 - Acknowledgements
     4.3 - Version History

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   NOTICE: This FAQ contains spoilers regarding the final stage of the game.

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Part 1 - Introduction

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Elite Beat Agents is the excellent Americanized follow-up to the Nintendo DS
import hit of 2006, Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan! In this FAQ, I aim to lay out the
lyrics to each of the songs in the game, along with other minor information
about each song, such as the artist covering it and the name of the level where
it appears. The difficulty listed for each song (from one to eight stars) is
the difficulty level assigned by the game.

What appears here are the songs as they appear in Elite Beat Agents, which are
not the original songs - they're all cover versions (although in most cases
they're reproduced quite faithfully). So you'll notice that the lyric sets in
this FAQ don't always match up exactly to the original versions of the songs;
there are changed and missing words, missing lines, even entire missing
verses. Please be aware that these are NOT mistakes on the part of this FAQ.
I've listened carefully to each song in-game (using the Replay function) to
ensure accuracy, and when I thought I noticed missing or changed lyrics, I
made a point of listening several more times to make sure my transcriptions
were faithful to the game - NOT to the original versions. I've tried to note
at the top of each sub-section whether there are any significant changes.

Part 3 of the FAQ contains what little information I was able to gather about
the artists who did the cover versions of the songs.

I really enjoy the gameplay of Elite Beat Agents and Ouendan, and part of the
fun of Elite Beat Agents is being able to understand the songs as I play the
levels. I'm pleased to have been able to contribute to the community in some
small way, and I hope you find this guide useful.

                                         -- Andrea 'AquaHaute' Robinson

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Part 2 - Song Lyrics

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2.1 - "Walkie Talkie Man"

"Walkie Talkie Man"
Original artist: Steriogram
EBA cover artist: Jason Paige
Episode 1: "Trio of Mayhem! Love and Boyfriends!!"
Difficulty: 1 star
Tier: 1
Notes: The first verse of the original is repeated several times at the end of
       the EBA version.

Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin'
And a-movin' and a-groovin'
And a-hippin' and a-hoppin'
And a-pickin' and a-boppin'
Those bods are being bad,
You better take a stand,
You gonna wake up that thing in your hand.
You're looking all around,
There's trouble to be found, 
Make sure, when you find it, you get to say it loud.
Got a code three - need back up - 
Bring me my bright pink fluoro jacket!

He's fat and he don't run too fast,    (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
But he's faster than me.               (You're my walkie talkie man)
Last night at the show we saw him      (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
Going out of his tree.
Go! Go! Go! Go!

Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin'
And a-freakin' and a-yellin'
And a-bossin' and a-speakin'
And a-lookin' and a-pointin'
Always tell us what to do
With your high top shoes,
And you wave your torch 
With your black short-shorts.
Don't let em get away;
Don't think they can play;
Nail 'em to the wall,
'Cause you really need to say:
Got a code three - need back up - 
Bring me my bright pink fluoro jacket!

He's fat and he don't run too fast,    (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
But he's faster than me.               (You're my walkie talkie man)
Last night at the show we saw him      (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
Going out of his tree.
Go! Go! Go! Go!

Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin'
And a-movin' and a-groovin'
And a-hippin' and a-hoppin'
And a-pickin' and a-boppin'
Those bods are being bad,
You better take a stand,
You gonna wake up that thing in your hand.
You're looking all around,
There's trouble to be found, 
Make sure, when you find it, you get to say it loud.
Got a code three - need back up - 
Bring me my bright pink fluoro jacket!

He's fat and he don't run too fast,    (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
But he's faster than me.               (You're my walkie talkie man)
Last night at the show we saw him      (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
Going out of his tree.
Go! Go! Go! Go!

He's fat and he don't run too fast,
But he's faster than me.
Last night at the show we saw him
Going out of his tree.

My walkie talkie man!

(overlapped with the first verse)
He's fat and he don't run too fast,    (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
But he's faster than me.               (You're my walkie talkie man)
Last night at the show we saw him      (Well, you're walkin' and a-talkin')
Going out of his tree.
Go! Go! Go! Go!

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2.2 - "Makes No Difference"

"Makes No Difference"
Original artist: Sum 41
EBA cover artist: Vinn Lombardo
Episode 2: "Red Carpet Premiere! Smash Hit or Box Office Crash!!"
Difficulty: 2 stars
Tier: 2

You're running fast and missing but cannot help convincing
The reasons you gave me are all wearing thin.
It's not meant to hurt you but let me assure you,
It's not what I said but intentions you've read.

So when you hold onto the past then you
Will break down what little is left.
Yeah, there's nothing more you can't ignore,
And say it makes no difference to me.

Now that you're older, life's weighing on your shoulders.
You can't seem to keep things so perfectly straight.
With most things so basic you might as well face it:
You can't help but worry it's all just begun

So when you hold onto the past then you
Will break down what little is left.
Yeah, there's nothing more you can't ignore,
And say it makes no difference to me.

It makes no difference to me...
It makes no difference to me...
It makes no difference to me...
It makes no difference.

So when you hold onto the past then you
Will break down what little is left.
Yeah, there's nothing more you can't ignore,
And say it makes no difference to me.

It makes no difference...
It makes no difference to me.
It makes no difference...
It makes no difference to me.

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2.3 - "Sk8er Boi"

"Sk8er Boi"
Original artist: Avril Lavigne
EBA cover artist: Angela Michael
Episode 3: "Hey, Taxi! To the Hospital, and Hurry!!"
Difficulty: 2 stars
Tier: 2
Notes: The last two verses of the original do not appear in the EBA version,
       and a few words may have been changed.

He was a boy, she was a girl,
Can I make it anymore obvious?
He was a punk, she did ballet,
What more can I say?

He wanted her, but she'd never tell:
Secretly she wanted him as well.
But all of her friends stuck up their nose;
They had a problem with his baggy clothes.

He was a skater boy;
She said, "See ya later, boy!"
He wasn't good enough for her.
She had a pretty face,
But her head was up in space;
She needed to come back down to Earth.

He was a skater boy;
She said, "See ya later, boy!"
He wasn't good enough for her.
She had a pretty face,
But her head was up in space;
She needed to come back down to Earth.

Five years from now, she sits at home,
Feeding a baby, she's all alone.
She turns on T.V., guess who she sees - 
Skater boy rocking on MTV!

She calls up her friends; they already know,
And they've all got tickets to his show.
She tags along and stands in the crowd,
Looks up at the man that she turned down.

He was a skater boy;
She said, "See ya later, boy!"
He wasn't good enough for her.
Now he's a superstar,
Jamming on his guitar -
Did your pretty face see what he's worth?

He was a skater boy;
She said, "See ya later, boy!"
He wasn't good enough for her.
Now he's a superstar,
Jamming on his guitar -
Did your pretty face see what he's worth?

Sorry, girl, but you missed out.
Well, tough luck, that boy's mine now!
We are more than just good friends;
This is how the story ends.

I'm with the skater boy;
I said, "See ya later, boy - 
I'll be backstage after the show!"
I'll be at the studio
Singing the song we wrote
About a girl he used to know.

I'm with the skater boy;
I said, "See ya later, boy - 
I'll be backstage after the show!"
I'll be at the studio
Singing the song we wrote
About a girl he used to know.

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2.4 - "I Was Born to Love You"

"I Was Born to Love You"
Original artist: Queen
EBA cover artist: Paul Vician
Episode 4: "Art and Beauty! Love and Happiness!?"
Difficulty: 3 stars
Tier: 2
Notes: The extended intro and outro in the original do not appear in the EBA
       version.

I was born to love you
Every single day...

You are the one for me;
I am the man for you.
You were made for me;
You're my ecstasy.
If I was given every opportunity,
I'd kill for your love.

So take a chance with me;
Let me romance with you.
I'm caught in a dream
And my dream's come true.
So hard to believe
This is happening to me -
An amazing feeling
Coming through!

I was born to love you
With every single beat of my heart.
I was born to take care of you, honey,
Every single day of my life.

I wanna love you...
I love every little thing about you.
I wanna love you, love you, love you...
Born - to love you!
Born - to love you!
Yes, I was born to love you...
Born - to love you!
Born - to love you!
Every single day... day of my life...

An amazing feeling
Coming through!

I was born to love you
With every single beat of my heart.
Yeah, I was born to take care of you
Every single day of my life.
Yeah, I was born to love you
Every, every single day of my life.

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2.5 - "Rock This Town"

"Rock This Town"
Original artist: The Stray Cats
EBA cover artist: Mark Latham
Episode 5: "Magic Meets Madness! The Show Must Go On!"
Difficulty: 3 stars
Tier: 3
Notes: The last few repeats of the chorus in the original do not appear in the
       EBA version. The EBA version is also much closer to the cover done by
       the Brian Setzer Orchestra than to the original Stray Cats version.

Well, my baby and me went out last Saturday night.
I had my hair piled high; my baby just looked so right.
Well, pick you up at ten; gotta get you home at two;
Mama don't know what I've got in store for you.
Well that's alright, 'cause we're looking as cool as can be.

We found a little place that really didn't look half-bad.
I had a whiskey on the rocks and change of a dollar for the jukebox.
Well, I put a quarter right into that can,
But all it played was disco, man!
C'mon pretty baby, let's get outta here right away.

We're gonna rock this town, rock it inside out.
We're gonna rock this town; we'll make 'em scream and shout.
Well, let's rock! Rock! Rock, man, rock!
We're gonna rock till we pop; we're gonna roll till we drop.
We're gonna rock this town, rock it inside out.

Well, we're having a ball just a-tearing up the big dance floor!
Well, there's a real square cat, he looks nineteen-seventy-four.
Well, you look at me once, you look at me twice,
You look at me again and there's a-gonna be a fight!
We're gonna rock this town, rip this place apart.

We're gonna rock this town, rock it inside out.
We're gonna rock this town; we'll make 'em scream and shout.
Well, let's rock, rock, rock, rock!
We're gonna rock till we pop; we're gonna roll till we drop.
We're gonna rock this town, rock it inside out.
We're gonna rock this town, rock it inside out.
We're gonna rock this town, rock it inside out.
Hey, we're gonna rock this town.
Hey, we're gonna rock this town.
Rock this town, rock it inside out.

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2.6 - "Highway Star"

"Highway Star"
Original artist: Deep Purple
EBA cover artist: Kaleb James
Episode 6: "A Pug's Life! 400 Miles from Home!!"
Difficulty: 3 stars
Tier: 3
Notes: The second verse of the original does not appear in the EBA version.

Nobody gonna take my car;
I'm gonna race it to the ground.
Nobody gonna beat my car;
I'm gonna break the speed of sound.
Oooh, it's a killer machine!
It's got everything - 
Like a driving power,
Big fat tires, and everything!

I love it, I need it, I bleed it!
Yeah, it's a wild hurricane!
All right, hold tight,
I'm a highway star.

Nobody gonna take my head;
I got speed inside my brain.
Nobody gonna steal my head;
Now that I'm on the road again.
Oooh, I'm in heaven again...
I got everything - 
Like a moving ground,
An open road, and everything!

I love it, I need it, I seed it!
Eight cylinders, all mine!
All right, hold tight,
I'm a highway star.

Nobody gonna take my car;
I'm gonna race it to the ground.
Nobody gonna beat my car;
I'm gonna break the speed of sound.
Oooh, it's a killer machine!
It's got everything - 
Like a driving power,
Big fat tires, and everything!

I love it, I need it, I bleed it!
Yeah, it's a wild hurricane!
All right, hold tight,
I'm a highway star.
I'm a highway star.
I'm a highway star.

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2.7 - "Y.M.C.A."

"Y.M.C.A."
Original artist: The Village People
EBA cover artist: TC Moses
Episode 7: "Ahoy, Mates! Sunken Delights and Adventure!!"
Difficulty: 4 stars
Tier: 3
Notes: A few verses near the end of the original, as well as an extended outro,
       do not appear in the EBA version.

Young man, there's no need to feel down!
I said, young man, pick yourself off the ground!
I said, young man, 'cause you're in a new town -
There's no need to be unhappy.

Young man, there's a place you can go,
I said, young man, when you're short on your dough;
You can stay there, and I'm sure you will find
Many ways to have a good time.

It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
They have everything for young men to enjoy;
You can hang out with all the boys.

It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
You can get yourself clean, you can have a good meal,
You can do whatever you feel.

Young man, are you listening to me?
I said, young man, what do you want to be?
I said, young man, you can make real your dreams,
But you've got to know this one thing:

No man does it all by himself.
I said, young man, put your pride on the shelf!
And just go there, to the Y.M.C.A.
I'm sure they can help you today.

It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
They have everything for young men to enjoy;
You can hang out with all the boys.

It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
You can get yourself clean, you can have a good meal,
You can do whatever you feel.

Y.M.C.A.
You'll find it at the Y.M.C.A.
Young man, no man does it all by himself.
Young man, young man, put your pride on the shelf!

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2.8 - "September"

"September"
Original artist: Earth, Wind, and Fire
EBA cover artist: TC Moses
Episode 8: "Cry Wolf! Meteorology and Parenting!!"
Difficulty: 4 stars
Tier: 3

Do you remember the twenty-first night of September?
Love was changing the minds of pretenders
While chasing the clouds away...

Our hearts were ringing
In the key that our souls were singing
As we danced in the night -
Remember how the stars stole the night away?

Hey hey hey,
Ba de da - say, do you remember...
Ba de da - dancing in September?
Ba de da - never was a cloudy day...

Ba da da...

My thoughts are with you,
Holding hands with your heart to see you.
Only blue talk and love -
Remember how we knew love was here to stay?

Now December found the love that we shared in September.
Only blue talk and love -
Remember the true love we share today!

Hey hey hey,
Ba de da - say, do you remember...
Ba de da - dancing in September?
Ba de da - never was a cloudy day...

Now our bell was ringing, aha!
And our souls were singing...
Do you remember every cloudy day - yow!

There was a -
Ba de da - say, do you remember...
Ba de da - dancing in September?
Ba de da - never was a cloudy day...

There was a -
Ba de da - say, do you remember...
Ba de da - dancing in September?
Ba de da - golden dreams were shiny days...

Ba de da...

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2.9 - "Canned Heat"

"Canned Heat"
Original artist: Jamiroquai
EBA cover artist: Jason Paige
Episode 9: "Family Honor! Introducing the Secret-Weapon Ninja!!"
Difficulty: 6 stars
Tier: 4
Notes: Several verses of the original and portions of the extended outro do
       not appear in the EBA version.

You know this boogie is for real...

I used to buy my faith in worship,
But then my chance to get to Heaven slipped.
I used to worry about the future,
Then I threw my caution to the wind.

I had no reason to be care free (no no no)
Until I took a trip to the other side of town (yeah yeah yeah).
You know I heard that boogie rhythm...
Hey! I had no choice but to get down, down, down, down...

Dance! Nothing left for me to do but dance.
All these bad times I'm going through, just dance!
Got canned heat in my heels tonight, baby!

You know this boogie is for real...

I've got this voodoo child inveined on me.
I'm gonna use my power to ascend.
You know I've got these boogie heels to use,
Sunshine, there's no way I lose.
I was born to walk and built to last.
You never seen my feet 'cause they're movin so fast.

Dance! Nothing left for me to do but dance.
All these bad times I'm going through, just dance!
Got canned heat in my heels tonight, baby!

Dance!
Dance

Hey, DJ, let the music play;
I wanna live this party life.
Hey, DJ, blow my cares away;
I wanna live this party life.

Hey, DJ, let the music play;
I wanna live this party life.
Hey, DJ, blow my cares away;
I wanna live this party life.

Canned heat in my heels tonight!

Dance! You know that this boogie is for real.
Dance! Got so much canned heat in my heels.
Dance! Gonna dance, gonna dance my blues away tonight!

Dance! You know that this boogie is for real.
Dance! Got so much canned heat in my heels.
You know, you know this boogie is for real.
Got so much canned heat, canned heat in my heels!

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2.10 - "Material Girl"

"Material Girl"
Original artist: Madonna
EBA cover artist: Melissa Garber
Episode 10: "Survive! Celebrity Lives and Desert Isles!!"
Difficulty: 5 stars
Tier: 4

Some boys kiss me, some boys hug me,
I think they're okay.
If they don't give me proper credit
I just walk away.

They can beg and they can plead but
They can't see the light (that's right, that's right).
'Cause the boy with cold hard cash
Is always Mister Right.

'Cause we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.
You know that we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.

Some boys romance, some boys slow dance,
That's all right with me.
If they can't raise my interest then I
Have to let them be.

Some boys try and some boys lie but
I don't let them play (no way, no way).
Only boys who save their pennies
Make my rainy day.

'Cause we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.
You know that we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.

Living in a material world (material)
Living in a material world...
Living in a material world (material world)
Living in a material world...

Boys may come and boys may go,
And that's all right, you see.
Experience has made me rich,
And now they're after me.

'Cause everybody's living in a material world
And I am a material girl.
You know that we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.

A material, material, material...

'Cause we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.
You know that we are living in a material world
And I am a material girl.

Living in a material world (material)
Living in a material world...
Living in a material world (material world)
Living in a material world...
Living in a material world (material)
Living in a material world...

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2.11 - "La La"

"La La"
Original artist: Ashlee Simpson
EBA cover artist: Laura Jane
Episode 11: "NURSE! Gold Medal Hero or Zero!!"
Difficulty: 5 stars
Tier: 4

You can dress me up in diamonds;
You can dress me up in dirt.
You can throw me like a lineman -
I like it better when it hurts.

Oh, I have waited here for you;
I have waited -

You make me wanna la la in the kitchen on the floor.
I'll be your French maid when I meet you at the door.
I'm like an alley cat - drink the milk up, I want more.
You make me wanna, you make me wanna scream.

You can meet me on an airplane
Or in the back of the bus.
You can throw me like a boomerang -
I'll come back and beat you up.

Oh, I have waited here for you;
Don't keep me waiting - 

You make me wanna la la in the kitchen on the floor.
I'll be your French maid when I meet you at the door.
I'm like an alley cat - drink the milk up, I want more.
You make me wanna, you make me wanna scream.

I feel safe with you.
I can be myself tonight.
It's all right with you
'Cause you hold my secrets tight.
You do, you do.

You make me wanna lala lalala

You make me wanna la la in the kitchen on the floor.
I'll be your French maid when I meet you at the door.
I'm like an alley cat - drink the milk up, I want more.
You make me wanna -

You make me wanna la la in the kitchen on the floor.
I'll be your French maid when I meet you at the door.
I'm like an alley cat - drink the milk up, I want more.
You make me wanna, you make me wanna scream.

You make me wanna lala lalala lalala lalala lala

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2.12 - "You're The Inspiration"

"You're The Inspiration"
Original artist: Chicago
EBA cover artist: Julian Miranda
Episode 12: "A Christmas Gift"
Difficulty: 5 stars
Tier: 5

You know our love was meant to be
The kind of love to last forever.
And I want you here with me 
From tonight until the end of time.

You should know, everywhere I go
Always on my mind, in my heart, in my soul, baby

You're the meaning in my life;
You're the inspiration.
You bring feeling to my life;
You're the inspiration.
Wanna have you near me,
I wanna have you hear me saying,
"No one needs you more than I need you."

And I know (and I know), yes I know that it's plain to see
We're so in love when we're together.
Now I know (now I know) that I need you here with me
From tonight until the end of time.

You should know, everywhere I go
Always on my mind, in my heart, in my soul

You're the meaning in my life;
You're the inspiration.
You bring feeling to my life;
You're the inspiration.
Wanna have you near me,
I wanna have you hear me saying,
"No one needs you more than I need you."
No one needs you more than I.

Wanna have you near me,
I wanna have you hear me saying,
"No one needs you more than I need you."

You're the meaning in my life;
You're the inspiration.
You bring feeling to my life;
You're the inspiration.

When you love somebody 'til the end of time,
When you love somebody, always on my mind,
No one needs you more than I.
When you love somebody 'til the end of time...

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2.13 - "Let's Dance"

"Let's Dance"
Original artist: David Bowie
EBA cover artist: Delaney Wolff
Episode 13: "Rags to Riches! Go East Wildcatter!"
Difficulty: 6 stars
Tier: 6

Let's dance.
Put on your red shoes and dance the blues.
Let's dance
To the song they're playing on the radio.

Let's sway
While color lights up your face.
Let's sway,
Sway through the crowd to an empty space.

If you say run, I'll run with you.
If you say hide, we'll hide.
Because my love for you
Would break my heart in two
If you should fall into my arms,
Tremble like a flower.

Let's dance
For fear your grace should fall.
Let's dance
For fear tonight is all.

Let's sway.
You could look into my eyes.
Let's sway
Under the moonlight, the serious moonlight.

And if you say run, I'll run with you.
And if you say hide, we'll hide.
Because my love for you
Would break my heart in two
If you should fall into my arms,
Tremble like a flower.

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2.14 - "The Anthem"

"The Anthem"
Original artist: Good Charlotte
EBA cover artist: Kevin Ridel
Episode 14: "Batter Up! Home Run Hero Makes a Comeback!!"
Difficulty: 7 stars
Tier: 6
Notes: The second half of verse 2 in the original does not appear in the EBA
       version.

It's a new day, but it all feels old.
It's a good life, that's what I'm told,
But everything, it all just feels the same.

And my high school, it felt more to me
Like a jail cell, a penitentiary;
My time spent there, it only made me see...

That I don't ever wanna be like you,
I don't wanna do the things you do.
I'm never gonna hear the words you say,
And I don't ever wanna, I don't ever wanna be...

You...
Don't wanna be just like you.
Oh, what I'm sayin' is
This is the anthem,
Throw all your hands up,
You...
Don't wanna be you.

I wanna get by, and just do my time,
Out of step while they all get in line.
I'm just a minor threat so pay no mind.

Do you really wanna be like them?
Do you really wanna be another trend?
Do you wanna be part of their crowd?
'Cause I don't ever wanna, I don't ever wanna be...

You...
Don't wanna be just like you
Oh, what I'm sayin' is
This is the anthem,
Throw all your hands up,
You...
Don't wanna be you.

Shake it once, that's fine;
Shake it twice, that's okay;
Shake it three times, you're playing with yourself again...

You...
Don't wanna be just like you.
Oh, what I'm sayin' is
This is the anthem,
Throw all your hands up,
Y'all got to feel me,
Sing if you're with me!

You...
Don't wanna be just like you (just like you).
This is the anthem,
Throw all your hands up,
Y'all got to feel me,
Sing if you're with me!

Another loser anthem, whoa!
Another loser anthem, whoa!
Another loser anthem, whoa!
Another loser anthem...

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2.15 - "Without A Fight"

"Without A Fight"
Original artist: Hoobastank
EBA cover artist: Kevin Ridel
Episode 15: "No More Music!? The Last Hope!!" (Part 1)
Difficulty: 8 stars
Tier: 7
Notes: The last verses of the original, as well as an extended outro, do not
       appear in the EBA version.

Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight!
Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight!
Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight!
Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight!

Wake up, our life is calling!
There's smoke, but not a fire.
Give us a sign that we're alive.
Step out of indecision!
Have we been hypnotized
To think that everything's alright?

The clock is counting down...
The seconds tick away...

This is our time
Without a doubt!
Time to ignite...
We're not going down
Without a fight!
This is our time!
Get up off the ground!
Take what is mine!
We're not going down
Without a fight!

Let's go, the curtain's open!
Get this show on the road!
I want to feel my heart explode...

The clock is counting down...
The seconds tick away...

This is our time
Without a doubt!
Time to ignite...
We're not going down
Without a fight!
This is our time!
Get up off the ground!
Take what is mine!
We're not going down
Without a fight!

Yeah!
Come on, come on, come on!
Come on, come on, come on!

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2.16 - "Jumpin' Jack Flash"

"Jumpin' Jack Flash"
Original artist: The Rolling Stones
EBA cover artist: Billy Fogarty
Episode 15: "No More Music!? The Last Hope!!" (Part 2)
Difficulty: 8 stars
Tier: 7
Notes: The EBA version seems to have a considerably longer outro than the
       original.

I was born in a crossfire hurricane,
And I howled at my ma in the driving rain.
But it's all right now; in fact, it's a gas!
Yes, it's all right...
Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas, gas, gas!

I was raised by a toothless, bearded hag.
I was schooled with a strap right across my back.
But it's all right now; in fact, it's a gas!
Yes, it's all right...
Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas, gas, gas!

I was drowned; I was washed up and left for dead.
I fell down to my feet and I saw they bled.
I frowned at the crumbs of a crust of bread.
I was crowned with a spike right thru my head,
Right through my head!
But it's all right now; in fact, it's a gas!
Yes, it's all right...
Jumpin' Jack Flash, it's a gas, gas, gas!

Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas,
Jumping jack flash, it's a gas...

It's a gas!

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2.17 - "Believe"

"Believe"
Original artist: Cher
EBA cover artist: Lynn Rose
Bonus Episode 1: "Aspire! Dancing to the Limelight!!"
Difficulty: 4 stars
Tier: 2 (if previously unlocked on another difficulty)
Notes: Part of the bridge in the original does not appear in the EBA version.
       This song is initially unlocked when you reach the fourth rank,
       Captain of Soul, attained by accumulating 3 million points.

After love, after love, after love...

No matter how hard I try,
You keep pushing me aside,
And I can't break through.
There's no talking to you.
It's so sad that you're leaving;
It takes time to believe it;
But after all is said and done,
You're going to be the lonely one, oh!

Do you believe in life after love?
I can feel something inside me say
I really don't think you're strong enough, no...
Do you believe in life after love?
I can feel something inside me say
I really don't think you're strong enough, no...

What am I supposed to do?
Sit around and wait for you?
Well, I can't do that,
And there's no turning back.
I need time to move on;
I need love to feel strong,
'Cause I've had time to think it through,
And baby, I'm too good for you, oh!

Do you believe in life after love?
I can feel something inside me say
I really don't think you're strong enough, no...

Well, I know that I'll get through this.
I don't need you anymore...
Oh, I don't need you anymore!

Do you believe in life after love?
I can feel something inside me say
I really don't think you're strong enough, no...
Do you believe in life after love?
I can feel something inside me say
I really don't think you're strong enough, no...
Do you believe in life after love?
I can feel something inside me say
I really don't think you're strong enough, no...

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2.18 - "A-B-C"

"A-B-C"
Original artist: Jackson Five
EBA cover artist: TC Moses and Brittany Kertesz
Bonus Episode 2: "Here, Kitty, Kitty! Baby Hijinks!!"
Difficulty: 6 stars
Tier: 4 (if previously unlocked on another difficulty)
Notes: The EBA version shuffles around some choruses, bridges, and scatting.
       This song is initially unlocked when you reach the sixth rank, King of
       the Beat, attained by accumulating 10 million points.

Ba ba ba...

You went to school to learn, girl,
Things you never, never knew before,
Like "I before E except after C",
And why two plus two makes four.
Now now now, I'm gonna teach you, teach you, teach you,
All about love, dear, all about love.
Sit yourself down and take a seat.
All you gotta do is repeat after me.

A-B-C
Easy as 1-2-3
Or simple as
Do re mi, A-B-C, 1-2-3, baby, you and me, girl!

Come on, let me love you just a little bit!
Come on, let me love you just a little bit!
I'ma going to teach you how to sing it out!
Come on, come on, come on,
Let me show you what it's all about!

Come on, let me love you just a little bit!
Come on, let me love you just a little bit!
I'ma going to teach you how to sing it out!
Come on, come on, come on,
Let me show you what it's all about!

Reading, writing, and arithmetic
Are the branches of the learning tree,
But without the roots of love every day, girl,
Your education ain't complete.
Teacher's gonna show you, show you, show you,
How to get an A! (Nyah nyah nyah nyah nyah nyah!)
Spell "me", "you", ooh, add the two!
Listen to me, baby, that's all you gotta do!

A-B-C
Easy as 1-2-3
Or simple as
Do re mi, A-B-C, 1-2-3, baby, you and me, girl!
That's how easy love can be!
Sing a simple melody! (That's how easy love can be!)
1-2-3, you and me!

Sit down, girl! I think I love you!
No! Get up, girl!
Show me what you can do!

Shake it, shake it, baby, come on now!
Shake it, shake it, baby, oo-ooh!
Shake it, shake it, baby, ha!
1-2-3, baby, oo-ooh!
A-B-C, baby, na na!
Do re mi, baby, ha!
That's how easy love can be!

A-B-C
Easy as 1-2-3
Or simple as
Do re mi, A-B-C, 1-2-3, baby, you and me, girl!
Do re mi, A-B-C,
That's how easy love can be!

A-B-C, baby,                            (A-B-C)
It's like counting up to three,         (1-2-3)
Sing a simple melody,                   (Do re mi, A-B-C)
That's how easy love can be!

I'ma going to teach you how to sing it out! 
Come on, come on, come on,
Let me show you what it's all about!

A-B-C, baby,                            (A-B-C)
It's like counting up to three,         (1-2-3)
Sing a simple melody,                   (Do re mi, A-B-C)
That's how easy love can be!

I'ma going to teach you how to sing it out! 
Sing it out, sing it, sing it!

A-B-C, baby,                            (A-B-C)
It's like counting up to three,         (1-2-3)
Sing a simple melody,                   (Do re mi, A-B-C)
That's how easy love can be!

A-B-C, baby,                            (A-B-C)
It's like counting up to three,         (1-2-3)
Sing a simple melody,                   (Do re mi, A-B-C)
That's how easy love can be!

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2.19 - "Survivor"

"Survivor"
Original artist: Destiny's Child
EBA cover artist: April Harmony
Bonus Episode 3: "The Last Laugh! Just a Peanut Matter!!"
Difficulty: 7 stars
Tier: 6 (if previously unlocked on another difficulty)
Notes: In the original, the chorus is sung twice each of the first three times
       it appears, but only one each of those times in the EBA version.
       This song is initially unlocked when you reach the ninth rank Captain of
       Soul, attained by accumulating 25 million points.

Now that you are out of my life,
I'm so much better,
You thought that I'd be weak without you,
But I'm stronger.
You thought that I'd be broke without you,
But I'm richer.
You thought that I'd be sad without you;
I laugh harder.
You thought I wouldn't grow without you;
Now I'm wiser.
You thought I would be helpless without you,
But I'm smarter.
You thought that I'd be stressed without you,
But I'm chillin'.
You thought I wouldn't sell without you -
Sold nine million.

I'm a survivor,
I'm not gonna give up,
I'm not gonna stop,
I'm gonna work harder,
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on surviving!

Thought I couldn't breathe without you;
I'm inhalin'.
You thought I couldn't see without you - 
Perfect vision!
You thought I couldn't last without you,
But I'm lastin'.
You thought that I would die without you,
But I'm livin'.
Thought that I would fail without you,
But I'm on top.
Thought it would be over by now,
But it won't stop.
You thought that I would self-destruct,
But I'm still here;
Even in my years to come,
I'm still gonna be here.

I'm a survivor,
I'm not gonna give up,
I'm not gonna stop,
I'm gonna work harder,
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on surviving!

I'm wishin' you the best,
Pray that you are blessed,
Much success, no stress, and lots of happiness.
(I'm better than that)
I'm not gonna blast you on the radio.
(I'm better than that)
I'm not gonna lie on you or your family, yo.
(I'm better than that)
I'm not gonna hate you in the magazine.
(I'm better than that)
I'm not gonna compromise my Christianity.
(I'm better than that)
You know I'm not gonna diss you on the Internet,
'Cause my momma taught me better than that!

I'm a survivor,
I'm not gonna give up,
I'm not gonna stop,
I'm gonna work harder,
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on surviving!

After all of the darkness and sadness
Still comes happiness.
If I surround myself with positive things,
I'll gain prosperity.

I'm a survivor,
I'm not gonna give up,
I'm not gonna stop,
I'm gonna work harder,
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on surviving!

I'm a survivor,
I'm not gonna give up,
I'm not gonna stop,
I'm gonna work harder,
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on surviving!

I'm a survivor,
I'm not gonna give up,
I'm not gonna stop,
I'm gonna work harder,
I'm a survivor,
I'm gonna make it,
I will survive,
Keep on surviving!

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Part 3 - Cover Artist Information

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Billy Fogarty
EBA cover: "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
Billy Fogarty is best known for having been one of the vocalists of the group
'The Scream', and before that, as a vocalist for 'Dashboard Alice'.

Melissa Garber
EBA cover: "Material Girl"
I have thus far been unable to find any information on Melissa Garber.

April Harmony
EBA cover: "Survivor"
I have thus far been unable to find any information on April Harmony.

Kaleb James
EBA cover: "Highway Star"
Kaleb James is credited with writing and vocal performances for the rhythm
games 'Bust-A-Move' and 'Gitaroo Man'. He may or may not be the same Kaleb
James who sings lead vocal for the group 'Kaleb James and the Misled'.

Laura Jane
EBA cover: "La La"
Laura Jane has had a long career as a background vocalist and recently
released her first solo album. You can learn more about her and her album at 
http://www.myspace.com/sweetlaurajane and http://cdbaby.com/cd/laurajane

Brittany Kertesz
EBA cover: "A-B-C" (with TC Moses)
As of this writing, Brittany is a twelve-year-old singer and songwriter, and
the winner of the talent competitiion at Uplifting Minds 2006.

Mark Latham
EBA cover: "Rock This Town"
I have thus far been unable to find any information on Mark Latham, although
it's safe to say this is a different Mark Latham than the one who's a former
Australian politician.

Vinn Lombardo
EBA cover: "Makes No Difference"
Vinn Lombardo is the vocalist for the band 'Building a Better Spaceship.' You
can learn more about him and the band at http://buildingabetterspaceship.com

TC Moses
EBA covers: "Y.M.C.A," "September," and "A-B-C" (with Brittany Kertesz)
TC Moses is an electronica artist about whom I can find little other
information, despite the fact that he's the most prolific cover artist in the
game.

Angela Michael
EBA cover: "Sk8er Boi"
Angela Michael is a voice-over professional who's done work on a number of
commercials and TV shows. She is probably best known for writing and singing
the theme song for the cartoon show 'Kim Possible'. She has also worked on Star
Search in a role similar to her work on Elite Beat Agents - as a sound-alike
artist for dance routines and background vocals for singer tracks. You can
learn more about her at http://www.angelamichael.com/main.html

Julian Miranda
EBA cover: "You're the Inspiration"
Julian Miranda is an R&B singer who has worked with a number of bands and
singers as a background vocalist.

Jason Paige
EBA covers: "Walkie Talkie Man" and "Canned Heat"
Jason Paige is a versatile voice talent who does a variety of voice-acting
work, including songs and advertising jingles. You can learn more about him
and his work at http://jasonpaige.voice123.com/

Kevin Ridel
EBA covers: "The Anthem" and "Without a Fight"
Kevin Ridel is probably best known for being the lead vocalist in the groups
'Avant Garde' and 'AM Radio'. You can learn more about him at 
http://www.myspace.com/kevinridel

Lynn Rose
EBA cover: "Believe"
Lynn Rose is a motivational singer and speaker. She has released two CDs,
largely or entirely of covers of inspirational and motivational songs. Oddly,
"Believe" is not among the songs on either of her CDs. You can learn more
about her at http://lynnrose.com/

Paul Vician
EBA cover: "I Was Born to Love You"
Paul Vician is the vocalist for the band 'Mad Soul'. He also does commercial
voice-over work, including a recent Honda commercial and a line of commercials
released in Asia for Asahi beer. You can learn more about him at
http://www.talentmatch.com/paulvician

Delaney Wolff
EBA cover: "Let's Dance"
Delaney Wolff is a California-based solo rock artist about whom I found little
other information. You can learn more about him at http://www.delaneywolff.com
and http://www.garageband.com/artist/delaneywolff

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Part 4 - Miscellaneous

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4.1 - Disclaimer

I am not affiliated with Nintendo, iNiS, any publishers of guides or 
walkthroughs, or any of the musicians, songwriters, or producers whose work
appears in this game, and I do not claim their work as my own, nor am I 
profiting from this guide, monetarily or otherwise. This guide was written out
of love for this game and a desire to help other players.

However, the design of this guide is copyright 2006 Andrea Robinson. Please do
not copy or plagiarize this guide or claim it as your own work.

The only site that may host this guide is http://www.gamefaqs.com.

If you have questions, please reread the guide and make sure your question
has not already been answered. If it isn't there, or if it is outside the realm
of the song lyrics in Elite Beat Agents, check with other FAQs, and if that 
doesn't help, direct your question to the Elite Beat Agents message board on
GameFAQs, located at:
          http://boards.gamefaqs.com/gfaqs/gentopic.php?board=933052

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4.2 - Acknowledgements

I came up with this information on my own as I compared the in-game versions
of the songs to multiple sets of lyrics of the original versions. That said,
I'd like to extend special thanks to...

 - BassFlash on the GameFAQs message boards, for clarifying where the break
   between tiers 3 and 4 is.
 - Sixfortyfive on the GameFAQs message boards, for the tiers of the bonus
   songs.
 - The guys on FFT General, for their overall kindness and constant pimping of
   my FFT guides.
 - And, as always, thanks to Aaron, who bought me the DS I played this game on,
   loaned me Ouendan after he imported it, shares my love for and interest in
   the franchise, and without whom I would never have become a serious gamer. I
   love you, Aaron. Thanks for everything.

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4.3 - Version History

* Version 0.5 - November 18, 2006
  Began collecting lyrics and song information, and began checking the EBA
  cover versions against the originals.

* Version 0.8 - November 20, 2006
  Wrote up the introduction and closing, began formatting Part 2, added extra
  song information, and imported about 75% of the lyrics into the file.

* Version 1.0 - November 21, 2006
  Added a few more notes on various songs, and added the rest of the lyrics.
  First version submitted to GameFAQs.

* Version 1.2 - November 22, 2006
  Collected and added the information about the cover artists.

* Version 1.21 - November 24, 2006
  Corrected an embarrassing failure to fill in a few information gaps about a
  cover artist.

* Version 1.3 - December 12, 2006
  Fixed a few typos, added some punctuation, added more information on one
  song, cleaned up the overlapping lyrics at the end of "A-B-C".

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