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Four little words just to get me along
It's a difficulty and I'm biting on my tongue and I
I keep stalling, keeping me together
People around gotta find something to say now


Holding back, everyday the same
Don't wanna be a loner
Listen to me, oh no
I never say anything at all
But with nothing to consider
They forget my name (ame, ame, ame)

They call me "hell"
They call me "Stacey"
They call me "her"
They call me "Jane"
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name

They call me quiet
But I'm a riot
Mary, Jo, Lisa
Always the same
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name

I miss the catch if they throw me the ball
I'm the last chick standing up against the wall
Keep up, falling, these heels they keep me boring
Getting glammed up and sitting on the fence now

So alone all the time at night
Lock myself away
Listen to me, I'm not
Although I'm dressed up, out and all with
Everything considered
They forget my name (ame, ame, ame)

They call me "hell"
They call me "Stacey"
They call me "her"
They call me "Jane"
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name

They call me quiet
But I'm a riot yeah
Mary, Jo, Lisa
Always the same
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name
That's not my name

Are, you, calling, me, darling?
Are, you, calling, me, bird?
Are, you, calling, me, darling?
Are, you, calling, me, bird?



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  • ToxicParadise03
    +8
    ToxicParadise03Aug 6, 2008 at 1:31 am
    This song is about how everyone is comparing her to someone else but, she wants to know as herself and not someone else.
  • owii
    +6
    owiiJul 7, 2009 at 12:55 pm
    this thing usually happens to school. i hate it! the teacher usually remembers the names of those very TEACHER'S PET student type. GRR! T^T
  • p
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    PlayRadioPlayJun 7, 2009 at 11:53 pm
    picture2burn 14, AMEN! (:
    i love the ting tings, i love this song.
    its so catchy and that singer is amazing, she's so cute.
    two thumbs up(:
  • s
    +3
    sillygirl33Oct 10, 2008 at 8:06 pm
    I think that she means that many people "think" that they know her, but in reality only the people that she allows close to her really know who she is and love her for it! At least that is how I felt when I heard this song! I love it and it rocks!
  • BlingBlingBoy
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    BlingBlingBoyOct 10, 2008 at 8:09 pm
    I think this song means that people think they know her, say they know her, but they really don't, so she's saying that they're calling her by the wrong name...Ting Tings rocks, just like this song... :)

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