New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

At words poetic I’m so patheticThat I always have found it bestInstead of getting ’em off my chest,To let ’em rest - unexpressed.I hate parading my serenading,As I’ll probably miss a bar,But if this ditty is not so pretty,At least it’ll tell you how great you are.You’re the top! you’re the collosseum,You’re the top! you’re the louvre museum,You’re the melody from a symphony by strauss,You’re a bendel bonnet,A shakespeare sonnet,You’re mickey mouse!You’re the nile! you’re the tow’r of pisa,You’re the smile, on the mona lisa!I’m a worthless check, a total wreck, a flop!But if baby I’m the bottom,You’re the top!You’re the top, you’re mahatma gandhi,You’re the top! you’re napoleon brandy,You’re the purple light, of a summer night in spain,You’re the national gallery, you’re garbo’s salary,You’re cellophane!You’re sublime, you’re a turkey dinner,You’re the time, of the derby winner,I’m a toy balloon that’s fated soon to pop;But if baby I’m by the bottom you’re the top!You’re the top, you’re a waldorf saladYou’re the top, you’re a berlin balladYou’re the nimble tread of the feet of fred astaireYou’re an o’neal drama, you’re whistler’s mama, you’re camembertYou’re a rose, you’re inferno’s danteYou’re the nose, on the great duranteI’m a masy leroux who’s just about to stopBut if baby I’m the bottom,You’re the top!

Lyrics taken from

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:


      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.