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Radiohead – Creep lyrics

When you were here before,
Couldn't look you in the eye,
You're just like an angel,
Your skin makes me cry;

You float like a feather,
In a beautiful world,
I wish I was special,
You're so fuckin' special;

But I'm a creep,
I'm a weirdo,
What the hell am I doin' here?
I don't belong here;

I don't care if it hurts,
I wanna have control,
I want a perfect body,
I want a perfect soul;

I want you to notice,
When I'm not around,
You're so fuckin' special,
I wish I was special;

But I'm a creep,
I'm a weirdo,
What the hell am I doin' here?
I don't belong here, ohhhh, ohhhh

She's running out again,
She's running,
She runs runs runs runs...

Whatever makes you happy,
Whatever you want,
You're so fucking special,
I wish I was special;

But I'm a creep,
I'm a weirdo,
What the hell am I doin' here?
I don't belong here,

I don't belong here...

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  • a
    This song is pretty simple.
    The guy [presumably] loves this person. Obsesses over them. He is jealous and in awe of them as they are so special. He wants their approval and has a really low sense of self-worth. He doesn't feel he belongs because of this.
    He eventually gets really obsessive and controlling over this person, and they leave.
    There is a possibility the person loves him back [if he was really in love with them in the first place - may have just been infatuated], but he has such a low self-esteem that he can't see it.
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  • r
    The song to me always puts me into a mind set of a high school hallway. The guy is singing about how he wishes he could fit in and be loved by this person he adores. Then he realizes that he can't change himself and gets angry about being different. Though as sad as this song is, it has a way of calming me down. If feel so relieved when I play this song on guitar and sing because all of the tension built up in me goes away. This song slightly reminds me that it's okay to stick out and be different. It reminds me of my insecurity and how to channel that feeling into song. The song has a lot of meaning to me and I feel everyone should hear at least once. Then again, the song has some "explicit" content in the lyrics. A song should be more than lyrics and note on a piece of paper. It should be alive and moving. It should stand out and be different. It should be a Creep, a Weirdo.
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  • u
    In love with a beautiful younger woman who is controlling and always degraded me because of my looks that she compared to others. The part about wanting a perfect body and soul is so true. It hurts so much that she runs. Runs. Runs to other men. I wished I was special enough for her to notice what was in front of her. The sad part is she's my wife whom I'm still a creep to her.
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  • kk_pac
    There are some who claim that this song is really psychotic, but come on, haven't we all felt like this at some point of time? You want sumbody so bad, but you feel like u're unworthy. N you want her to notice u' you feel like u'v lost control, that he has so much power over you, n you want to regain that control, to feel some of that power. You feel like a creep stalkin some out of reach princess, but you can't help urself. Haven't you ever wanted someone or sumthing so bad that ur feelings seem completely irrational?
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  • u
    Girl in high school. Loves boy. Loner type. But stunning. Every girl chases him. She knows she's got no chance so she doesn't try to express how she feels about him. They talk from time to time. Mostly just awkward small talk. She wants to tell him that she loves him and adores him but doesn't wanna ruin their. Well. Whatever you call that awkward thing between them. He never notices her subtle expressions of love. And he thinks it's strange how she despises all his girlfriends. And he never sees how much it hurts her. She hugs the sweater he gave her a long time ago. He'd forgotten about it. She held on to it. She always felt herself to be a creep. A weirdo. But she loved him so dearly.
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