add artist photo
Joe Jackson
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Joe Jackson

Don't Wanna Be Like That lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Joe Jackson – Don't Wanna Be Like That lyrics

Ok let me tell you 'bout some of the things I'm going through
I know you think that you know but how do you know
That what you know is true
Well maybe it's time for getting out of line
It seems like the done thing to do
Some people get crazy
Some people get lazy
Some people get hazy
Some people get out

Take me away I said take me away
I don't wanna be like that
Don't wanna be like that

Now the cocaine dens says welcome
You're in college now not in school
But I'm sorry to say that I'm going out to work
While you're going to the swimming pool
Where the L. A. Sun can turn your brains
To scrambled eggs it's true
Some people get crazy
Some people get lazy
Some people get hazy
Some people get out

Take me away I said take me away
I don't wanna be like that
Don't wanna be like that

Some people think that they know about some girls
Some people think they're cool
And some girls think they know about me
Some girls think I'm some fool
And american girls that put their tongue in your ear
When they talk on the telephone
And the stars only come out at night
When the press and photographers moan and groan
And the playboy centerfold leaves me cold
And that ain't 'cause I'm a fag
So you playboys can just go play with yourself
That's your style
'cause that's a drag

Take me away I said take me away
I don't wanna be like that
Don't wanna be like that



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/joe_jackson/dont_wanna_be_like_that.html

Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      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.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      20 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      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.
      ×