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I stand here waiting for you to bang the gong
To crash the critic saying, "is it right or is it wrong?"
If only fame had an IV, baby could I bear
Being away from you; I found the vein, put it in here

I live for the applause, applause, applause
I live for the applause-plause, live for the applause-plause

Live for the way that you cheer and scream for me
The applause, applause, applause

Give me that thing that I love
(Turn the lights on)
Put your hands up, make 'em touch
(Make it real loud)
Give me that thing that I love
(Turn the lights on)
Put your hands up, make 'em touch
(Make it real loud)

A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Make it real loud
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Make it real loud
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch

I've overheard your theory
"Nostalgia's for geeks"
I guess sir, if you say so
Some of us just like to read

One second I'm a kunst
Then suddenly the kunst is me
Pop culture was in art
Now, art's in pop culture in me

I live for the applause, applause, applause
I live for the applause-plause, live for the applause-plause
Live for the way that you cheer and scream for me
The applause, applause, applause

Give me that thing that I love
(Turn the lights on)
Put your hands up, make 'em touch
(Make it real loud)
Give me that thing that I love
(Turn the lights on)
Put your hands up, make 'em touch
(Make it real loud)

A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Make it real loud
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Make it real loud
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch

Touch, touch
Touch, touch, now

I live for the applause, applause, applause
I live for the applause-plause, live for the applause-plause
Live for the way that you cheer and scream for me
The applause, applause, applause

Give me that thing that I love
(Turn the lights on)
Put your hands up, make 'em touch
(Make it real loud)
Give me that thing that I love
(Turn the lights on)
Put your hands up, make 'em touch
(Make it real loud)

A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Make it real loud
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Make it real loud
A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E
Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch

A-R-T-P-O-P



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    Atif ZaheerAug 21, 2013 at 9:38 am
    Applause, is a deep end deep root message. It has extreme dynamics that a noob or even a good intellect cannot happen to gain usually. The rest of the Song itself is a theory.
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    Katera Chan-ChanAug 21, 2013 at 5:36 am
    You and I was from Born This Way, not The Fame Monster..
    Born This Way was a great album. No one could pull off a song like Government Hooker but her.
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    Koala BearAug 15, 2013 at 3:23 pm
    Her stuff has just been blah since The Fame Monster(minus You & I)......I'm not saying it's bad, but it's nothing special. Sounds like the same generic stuff Katy Perry and etc. are putting out.
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    UnregisteredNov 3, 2013 at 11:50 am
    A song is a short poem or other set of words to music or meant to be sung. It can also be the musical phrase uttered by some birds, whales, and insects, typically forming a recognizable and repeated sequence and used chiefly or territorial defence or for attracting mates. A song is not just about the purpose of having fun, the rhythm or who the song is played by. most of us think that a song is about who it is sang by and criticise the music. A song is about expressing your feelings. From my observation a song is about expressing your feelings. A song has some mean full words that express your feelings. From a song you can see the pain and sorrow of a person. This is why I said a song is about expressing your feelings and letting your pain and sorrow out. I have listening to many songs that show the expression and pain of the people singing the song. If you listening to some carefully, you will see that the people singing are expressing their feelings and based on what they went through or what a person did to them or it can also be based on what they imagine or their idea of the song. we can just think that a song is just for listening and for enjoying ourselves. A song is more than that and is it helps us in so many ways but we don`t know. As I said a song helps us in so many ways and help us realise our mistakes. It speaks to us in its own language and way but we see the purpose of a song is for enjoyment and fun. This is my own suggestion for the meaning of song. From all what I said I hope this will be a useful in formation to all

  • m
    +2
    Michael SwensonAug 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm
    tbh nobody can relate to 80% of the songs on the radio anyways and they still manage to be #1's and stuff, so ..lol

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