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On the first day of class,
you walked into the room
Just a hot little thing
with a bad attitude
And I knew, I knew, I knew you were trouble baby (Oh)

I was saved by the bell,
couldn't wait to get home
And tell my mama
'bout this boy that I know
And I knew, I knew, I knew it was complicated

Boy I know you're dangerous
You're not the one I'm supposed to love
But this is more than just a crush, tonight
So I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)
I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)
I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)

Hey-yeah, oh, yeah

Lock myself in my room,
called you up on the phone
Don't know why I hung up
soon as you said hello
When it's true, it's true, you got me trippin' baby

That night I couldn't sleep
rolled around in the bed
'Cause the boy of my dreams
is a nightmare instead
And it's true, it's true, don't nobody try to save me

Boy I know you're dangerous
You're not the one I'm supposed to love
But this is more than just a crush, tonight
So I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)
I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)
I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)

Oh

I ain't never ever met a boy
that made me feel the way that you do, you do, you do, hey
I said I ain't never ever met a boy
that made me feel the way that you do, you do, you do
Come on now

Boy I know you're dangerous
You're not the one I'm supposed to love
But this is more than just a crush, tonight
So I'm gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)
Imma tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)
Imma gonna tell my mama 'bout ya (Imma tell her, Imma tell her)



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    Jolyn TanApr 26, 2014 at 12:29 am
    Well I just feel that this song just means that a girl likes this boy, but later found out that this boy has powers and is dangerous. Her mother also knows and doesn't like the boy but the girl still sees him anyways because she likes him and he likes her back. I think Christina was maybe trying to write about something like a "broken" love story. But as you can tell the girl really likes the boy just like a normal love story but in this case the boy has powers that can hurt people and the girl's mother just doesn't like him not very typical in a love story. Usually it would either be the father disapproving or both the parents are fine with it. Christina has made the plot line very interesting and if you watch the video, it would be like watching a short film. You can basically see what Christina was thinking of when she wrote this song and you can also see that in the video there was another nerd that liked Christina but well never really got a chance with her. Then at the end, Christina revealed that she had powers as well and she just used them on the nerd.

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