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[Intro (Talking)]
I wanna talk to you!
The last time we talked Mr. Smith you reduced me to tears!
I promise you that won't happen again!

[Verse]
Do I attract you?
Do I repulse you with my queasy smile?
Am I too dirty?
Am I too flirty?
Do I like what you like?
I could be wholesome,
I could be loathsome,
I guess I'm a little bit shy!
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you like me without making me try?

[Bridge]
I tried to be like Grace Kelly, (Oooo)
But all her looks were too sad, (Aaaagh)
So I tried a little Freddie, (Mmmmm)
I've gone identity mad!

[Chorus
I could be brown,
I could be blue,
I could be vi-o-let sky!
I could be hurtful,
I could be purple,
I could be anything you like!
Gotta be green,
Gotta be mean,
Gotta be everything more!
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you walk out the door!

(Getting angry doesn't solve anything!)

[Verse 2]
How can I help it,
How can I help it,
How can I help what you think?
Hello my baby,
Hello my baby,
Putting my life on the brink!
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you like me ?
Why don't you like yourself?
Should I bend over?
Should I look older just to be put on your shelf?

[Bridge]
I tried to be like Grace Kelly, (Ooooooo)
But all her looks were too sad, (Aaaaagh)
So I tried a little Freddie, (Mmmmm)
I've gone identity mad!

[Chorus]
I could be brown,
I could be blue,
I could be vi-o-let sky!
I could be hurtful,
I could be purple,
I could be anything you like!
Gotta be green,
Gotta be mean,
Gotta be everything more!
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you walk out the door!

[Middle-eight]
Say what you want to satisfy yourself!
But you only want what everybody else says you should want, you want!

[Chorus]
I could be brown,
I could be blue,
I could be vi-o-let sky!
I could be hurtful,
I could be purple,
I could be anything you like!
Gotta be green,
Gotta be mean,
Gotta be everything more!
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you like me?
Walk out the door!

I could be brown,
I could be blue,
I could be vi-o-let sky!
I could be hurtful,
I could be purple,
I could be anything you like!
Gotta be green,
Gotta be mean,
Gotta be everything more!
Why don't you like me?
Why don't you like me?
Walk out the door!

Ooooooooooo!

(Humphrey...
We're Leaving)

Kaching-ah!



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    UnregisteredNov 27, 2011 at 1:00 pm
    I love this song and people need to quit being haters. This song is about him liking a girl who doesn't like him back. Now he's trying to change his personality so she'll like him.

    If my mom has told me anything about life it is this:
    If someone doesn't like you for who you are, they're not worth going after.

    Mika rocks 4eva
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    UnregisteredOct 7, 2013 at 4:04 am
    this song is so perfect so I agree with everyone without a doubt. Mika rocks ppl 😃 Everytime I hear this song I just have to sing along and dance with it its just so fun! and yes its about how he likes this girl and he's asking her how he has to change to get him to like her
  • Natli_fox_xx
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    Natli_fox_xxDec 23, 2009 at 10:58 am
    i agree with abstractie, but it does make ya feel happy and me n my friends just cant help singing along!!
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    sv564708Nov 21, 2009 at 4:35 pm
    I absolutely love this song! Everytime I hear it, I can't help but dance and sing along. I just can't hit those high notes though lol.
  • abstractie
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    abstractieApr 9, 2009 at 1:01 am
    Haha; darkchild said he looks good in those pants. I feel ya. Lol. But uhh, I think this song means that he's trying hard to attract a girl that he likes. But I think the girl doesn't like him for who he is and he's trying to change : the way he acts, the way he dresses, and basically everything I guess. So, I LOVE THIS SONG. Hardcore beat :)

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