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Don't Bring Me Down
The Animals
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King; released as a single 
with "Cheating" as the B-side, and on the album "Animalization"

Intro:
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Verse:
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      When you complain               and criticize,


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      I   feel I'm nothing            in  your eyes.


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      It  makes me feel like              giving up,


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      because my  best    just ain't      good e- nough.


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              Girl, I want to provide     for you,


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      and do   the things you want    me      to.
             all      that
Refrain:
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  Oh,                     oh, no,                 don't bring me


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  down,                I'm   beg  -   ging you, darling,


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  Oh,                     oh, no,                 don't bring me


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  down!

Verse:
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          Sacri - fi- ces             I   will make,


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      I'm ready to give               as  well as take.


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      One thing I need is             your respect,


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      one thing I can't take is       your neglect.


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        More than anything I      need  your  love,


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      then troubles easy  to  rise    a   -   bove.
              are
Refrain:
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  Oh,                     oh, no,                 don't bring me


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  down,                 oh,  no,       no,   no,  no,  no,


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  Oh,                     oh, no,                 don't bring me


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  down!

Re-intro:
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Verse:
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      When you complain               and criticize,


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      I   feel I'm nothing            in  your eyes.


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      It  makes me feel like              giving up,


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      because my  best    just ain't      good e- nough.


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              Girl, I want to provide     for you,


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      and do   the things you want    me      to.
             all      that
Refrain:
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  Oh,                     oh, no,                 don't bring me


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  down,                no,   no,       no,   no,  no,  no,    I'm


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  beg - ging,             oh, no,                 don't bring me


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  down,               oh,     no,     no,         Ba - by,

Outro:
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  please,             oh,         no,  no,        don't bring me
          Please, baby,               don't bring me down,

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  down,               I       need                your ten - der...
      you know I need,                ah,     woman...
repeat and fade out...

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