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Oh look at me so ordinary no mystery with no great capability but
I could make out as if I had it
But you know god I'm so obvious and I should let it go oh I don't know
Oooh

I'm no teenage icon
I'm no frankie avalon
I'm nobodys hero
Oooh

Reserved and shy your average guy
No piercing stare
Just out of shape with messy hair but
I always figured I was somebody
And now I'm guessing that my moment must be late cause I'm here
Oooh

I'm no teenage icon
I'm no frankie avalon
I'm nobodys hero
Oooh

I'm not magnetic or mythical I'm suburban and typical
But I got it I got it I'm overun with it all

Seductive charm, a way with words
So effortless, not leather clad or dangerous but
I always did it like a real rebel would
I had a photo which on Lennon may have stood
So I'm told
Oooh

I'm no teenage icon
I'm no frankie avalon
I'm nobodys hero
Oooh



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    JofaAVFCAug 1, 2012 at 2:09 pm
    This was inspired by how justin felt like elvis when he was young and now he is being given that chance on stage.
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    UnregisteredJul 19, 2012 at 4:13 pm
    I think it's about all four of the vaccines in their youth. And all youth in general, feeling like you're not really anything special, and like you're not gonna amount to much/?

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