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I used to be a renegade, I used to fool around
But I couldn't take the punishment and had to settle down
Now I'm playin' it real straight and yes I cut my hair
You might think I'm crazy but I don't even care
'Cause I can tell what's goin' on

It's hip to be square
It's hip to be square

I like my bands in business suits, I watch them on tv
I'm workin' out most everyday and watchin' what I eat
They tell me that it's good for me but I don't even care
I know that it's crazy, I know that it's nowhere
There is no denyin' that

It's hip to be square
It's hip to be square

It's hip to be square
So hip to be square

It's not too hard to figure out, you see it everyday
And those that were the farthest out have gone the other way
You see them on the freeway, it don't look like a lot of fun
But don't you try to fight it, an idea who's time has come
Don't tell me that I'm crazy, don't tell me I'm nowhere
Take it from me

It's hip to be square
It's hip to be square

It's hip to be square
So hip to be square
Turn on boy

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