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If you want me, a cherry on top,
The pick of the peck, The crиme de la crop.
If you want me you better do better than that tonight.
Oh, Oh.

If you want me, it takes more than a wink,
And more than a drink and more than you think.
If you want me you're gonna have to break the bank, tonight.

'Cause some don't have the patience,
Some call me high-maintenance
But you pay the bill, 'cause, that's the deal.

If you wanna ride, just name your price,
And don't play cheap with your heart
Don't make a bet if you can't write the cheque, for me, for me.
'Cause I can be bought, but you'll pay the cost
If you can afford me

If you want me, I'm not a piece of ass,
A one night stand, a storage she'd
I think you better walk by, tonight
Oh, no.

If you want me, then stop begging
I don't put out for charity
If you want me there's no discount price tonight.

But I don't need your dollar bills
I just want something real
'Cause nothing's free, except a lovin' me

If you wanna ride, just name your price,
And don't play cheap with your heart
Don't make a bet if you can't write the cheque, for me, for me.
'Cause I can be bought, but you'll pay the cost
If you can afford me

If you want me, a cherry on top,
The pick of the peck, the crиme de la crop

If you wanna ride, just name your price,
And don't play cheap with your heart
Don't make a bet if you can't write the cheque, for me, for me.
'Cause I can be bought, but you'll pay the cost
If you can afford me

If you wanna ride, just name your price,
And don't play cheap with your heart
Don't make a bet if you can't write the cheque, for me, for me.
'Cause I can be bought, but you'll pay the cost
If you can afford me



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    VerkssiaJun 20, 2010 at 4:55 am
    No people she's not singing about being a prostitute. She's talking about being in a relationship. She's letting him know that even if it's a temporary thing, she wants him to put forth the effort. Every relation has it's cost. Like a plant it won't grow if you don't take care of it...actually take the time to take care. It's not easy. The guy might be looking for a one night stand, she lets him know what she wants. She doesn't want some disgusting pig, so even if she agrees to this one night stand, she wants him to make it worth her while.

    Maybe that's it. But I will definitely turn pink if she is indeed talking about prostitution...

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    lyrics_Princess98Jun 7, 2009 at 7:49 am
    i like this song. i hate this song in the first place but when i kept listening to it. i liked it a lot. and listened to it many times!
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    ilovelovemusicJan 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm
    This song is just so awsome, I love Katy Perry, and i really love all of her songs, THANK YOU KATY for the best songs ever!!
  • U
    UnregisteredAug 24, 2012 at 10:41 am
    Like the cherry we pick from peck their are many things to deal ... So we have to work hard that i can afford myself.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 1:08 am
    Dis song is da bomb! Katy has the right idea! If you want me well then buy me watever i wants! Haha! Lo! L jk!! Im not serious!!

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