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Lady Gaga – Poker Face lyrics

Mum mum mum mah
Mum mum mum mah
Mum mum mum mah
Mum mum mum mah
Mum mum mum mah

I wanna hold em like they do in Texas please
Fold em let em hit me raise it baby stay with me, I love it
Luck and intuition play the cards with Spades to start
And after he's been hooked I'll play the one that's on his heart

Oh, oh, oh
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got
Oh, oh, oh
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got

Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)
Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)

P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)
P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)

I wanna roll with him a hard pair we will be
A little gambling is fun when you're with me, I love it
Russian Roulette is not the same without a gun
And baby when it's love if it's not rough it isn't fun, fun

Oh, oh, oh
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got
Oh, oh, oh
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got

Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)
Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)

P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)
P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)
(Mum mum mum mah)
(Mum mum mum mah)

I won't tell you that I love you
Kiss or hug you
Cause I'm bluffin' with my muffin
I'm not lying I'm just stunnin' with my love-glue-gunning

Just like a chick in the casino
Take your bank before I pay you out
I promise this, promise this
Check this hand cause I'm marvelous

Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)
Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)

Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)
Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)

Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)
Can't read my, can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got to love nobody)

P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(She's got to love nobody)

P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)
P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)

P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)
P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
(Mum mum mum mah)



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  • mutt244
    + 15
    mutt244
    Why do haters keep on coming on here and tlaking crap about Lady gaga?
    I really don't see an issue with her. Ok, so she sings about things like partying, drinking, s**, love, men etc. But that's how she sings!
    That's what she wants to sing about, t hats the way her osngs come out and that's what she likes to sing about!
    There is no rule saying haters to ocme on here and comment on an artist/band they hate!
    Ffs people just don't come onto a page if you're going to hate on that band/artist!
    Sheesh, of are you that childish you will? Welp, you can be banned from lyricsmode than huh?
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  • g
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    greebo_person
    I think that this song is about keeping her personality from her partner so she has a "pokerface," or, in other words, she is as unpredictable as a game of poker. I'm not too fond of this song. I'm not too overly keen on the line "I'm bluffin' with my muffin." This is saying that she is giving her partner one impression from her bedroom antics and giving everyone else another impression.
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  • w
    + 4
    wickygaga
    Lady gaga is very powerful in making this song, and I really like this song. When I heard this song I will always repeat this song so I'm pleased to hear that.
    Lady gaga is a very powerful and very smart. I was very impressed with the appearance of clothing worn by her. Besides, I also want to be such a smart lady gaga. I was a rabid fan of lady gaga. That's why I like it.
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  • U
    + 2
    Unregistered
    Looking for meaning in lady gaga lyrics is like looking for nutrition in a twinkie. She is simply rehashing a disco beat from the 70s, banging out choreographed dance onstage like madonna and britney and so many others have done for years, doing odd fashions like bowie and madonna and so many others have done for years, and she has convinced her audience that it is somehow different and original.
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  • yuciefan
    + 2
    yuciefan
    I'm sooo loving this song this is one of my favorite songs from her. But yeah I don't think she a man though yall people are crazy I wonder how came up with a retarded lie like that but yeah who knwos it could be true but I'm not saying it is but lady gaga I'm your fan and keep up the good work loving the cd its great can't wait for the next one oh yeah and if you are a man well umm its ok I guess I don't mind I don't have a problem with g**, lesbian, or transgenders its all good; D
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  • U
    + 1
    Unregistered
    Fairly transparent - describes the dating-game where player a (gaga) aims to not reveal her true hand in love/lust. Also describes how player b (her lover) should not be fooled by some of player a's body language (ms gaga's muffin for example) and think he/she has the advantage. Player a's face won't give away any clues either because it's her poker face. Clearly, ms gaga has enjoyed many such games and I for one would love to be dealt a hand or two.
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  • U
    + 1
    Unregistered
    I believe the gaga is referring to the gaming part of courtship, where women who've been around a few times, play that they are tougher than they really are to keep the man they dig guessing. You see, when men guess, they think, you have their attention, then they talk their hearts out, they plan, they pay, they invest, they transform, in efforts to earn the right to see her cards. Once his cards are on the table, then she can show hers. By then, what's in her cards don't matter much, he's invested himself and though he thinks it's her, it's really his own actions that have been potentiated that make him love her. All the while, she's as human as the rest of us, vulnerable, weak and strong, but immature men like the poker face until they've seen for themselves, they can truly get their peacock feathers up. This is the art of seduction you see, to draw the manhood out of the man until he transforms from a frog to a prince. When a man looks in a mirror, he wants to see a prince. If you have something to do with that girls, you win his heart. However, if a man does not need "raising", the poker face isn't necessary. Truly, when you need a poker face, the dude is likely a little too immature to handle real life and generally the relationship will abort itself, as immature relationships are not viable.
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  • p
    + 1
    PeaceMusicLover123
    Yaya1234: I found ur problem already! Ur a big piece of crap and I see that you don't like music. If people don't like music that's their problem not urs. So buzz of with ur own problems. People don't need to grow up, or anything else. They have lives but aperantly you don't. I love music but hate sports, but I don't care of who loves music and who doesn't. Just keep on being rude weirdo!
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  • y
    + 1
    yellowbumblebee
    Thanks Etnorbad, that's really good information 4 me because I'm more of an author, not a composer. And that was like one of my first songs ever. So yeah. Thanks!
    Ps
    if you think that I already had that song written down or typed on a computer b4 I typed it here. Well ur wrong because I just made up the song as I went along. Sorry. I just wanted my way. Please don't be mad at me.
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  • HadesDaughter00
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    HadesDaughter00
    This is about how she is remaining unreadable and unpredictable. She is doing this to keep her lover interested and she feels she has the "upper hand" because she feels that when she is like this she can easily achieve what she wants, which is probably sex, and is able to have him do as she pleases.
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  • U
    0
    Unregistered
    Maybe. When stefani was out in a pub on a date with a guy, around six whole years ago. She spots another couple. As stefani's eyes meet both of their eyes, he thinks the heat is between he and stefani, when it's actually between his girlfriend and stefani. So he can't read her poker face. It's hard to imagine gaga on a date in a pub. But if anyone can dress to not be noticed. It would be her. She's absolutely awesome.
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  • U
    0
    Unregistered
    I think this song is about experiences with romance. The one with the poker face isn't being revealing about their feelings instead of having their heart on their sleeve. I think it's about being mysterious when you're getting to know someone that you might be interested in. With a poker face, he/she is keeping her true emotions secret and in a way, so that he/she won't fall in love and have the chance of getting hurt. But even if he/she is scared of falling deep in love, he/she knows that he/she's marvelous! Great song lyrics and love the glee version!
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  • U
    0
    Unregistered
    This is a great song. Love it. It's also about the only song I really do the dance central dance to. Lol (but my kids can kick butt on all the songs).
    Also, I think the lyrics are not quite accurate. If you really listen to the p-p-p poker face, the second time is not poker face. Its pretty sly, but she manages to sneak in the f-bomb. I never realized it until I listened close. She is a genius for sneaking this by. It really says:.
    P-p-p-poker face f-f-f-$%k her face.
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  • U
    0
    Unregistered
    I find this artist very disturbing. In this day and age of difficulty, corporate cheating, her music communicates how one can enterprise and thrive within negativity and abusing other people. Her song Judas parallels Judas who was a con artist, essentially. Poker Face, is about deceiving a man to get her ends. Bad Romance, is also about living within a negative relationship. Lady Gaga is truly a disturbed woman who has archityped her songs around a subconscious anger which thrives in this vitreolic world, but really is not good for our well being. I think her messages are dysfunctional to really learning, having, and knowing true love. It's unfortunate she has such a preeminence. I think it reflects the anger and resentment that now poisons this world.
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  • mutt244
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    mutt244
    And I'm not just talking about the haters, I'm talking about everyone. The fans, haters and normal people. Stop swearing & hating each-other kay? Saying stuff like "burn in hell" "go die" "no one loves you" etc. Is not nice, and I'm sure you wouldn't like it if someone said to you. And don't deny it, deep down in your true feelings you would be hurt of someone said it to you.
    Be nice guys, I don't like seeing this on lyricsmode and I'm not the only one.
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  • mutt244
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    mutt244
    Guys, I understand you all have opinions it's cool. We all do. Some of my opinions on here are nasty, and I take them back, obv. I wasn't thinking at the time.
    But guys, here's the thing, if you keep on coming back & repating wheat you say like "oh she sucks" "she should die" etc, It's when real fans get pissed.
    I'm so sorry if her music isn't up to your taste, and I'm so sorry you dislike her. Ok, cool, say what you want, but srsly, swearing & hating on the fans is not nice or cool.
    Chill out ffs, it's a lyrics website, where you type your opinion and vote for your fav lyrics. I couldn't careless about what you say, but when you keep coming back and saying the same things hating on the fans, I - and other users - will get annoyed mad even. So guys, please stop, it's great you have your own opinion but lets cool it on the swearing and hating ok?
    It'll make a huge difference to lyricsmode. I hate coming on and seeing nasty comments and I'm sure I'm not the only one. So guys, please, say what you will, but don't hate and swear as much.
    Thanks ^^
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  • e
    0
    Enicole
    First of all, part of the lyrics written here are wrong. For Example the song doesn't say "She's got to love nobody." The correct lyrics say "she's got me like nobody." You may check the lyrics in the album if you'd like. Furthermore the song is actually about a woman pretending to be happy with a man, but secretly wanting a woman. Hense the lyrics "after he's been hooked I'll play the one that's on his heart...She's got me like nobody."
    In conclusion, stop spreading idiocracy people and putting your two cents in when you don't know what's going on.
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  • c
    0
    chocobunny
    Mutt244 how old are you exactly? And what do you mean by "lil kids like her music"? Some people who are 30 like her music. For instance I like it.
    Jk!
    Lady gaga is so ugly and what on earth is the name Gaga? Is she suggesting the boys go ga over her? That's not true. Britney spears and miley cyrus, yeah, the boys go gaga for them. But not this freak, surely?
    This is actually the first negative comment I've ever written but I had to do it! I can't keep it in anymore, she stinks! Ugh. I'm not insulting you fans I'm just sayin that shes really bad. In my opinion.
    And duh of course she was a man but had gender change. If she was a woman shed use a proper name not lady gaga. Only men are that dumb (no offense to you guys on Lyricsmode!). That's just a wig people! If she didn't have a squeaky voice id believe she was still a man and that's just a wig. And it is a wig, no one has hair that bad!
    She stiiinks. Did you see her b4 her nose operation?! Ewww!
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  • mutt244
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    mutt244
    Yes! For once lady gaga isen't #1 on the top 100 lyrics!
    I'm so happy! This song has been on here to long, sure you li'l kids love her but find out what they call her!
    I know a website that hates lady gaga fans it's got a fourm and chat room dedicated to making lady gaga fans look like sh! T (which they are anyway.). Don't cry little ones it's alright she'll crash and burn and we will forget about her.
    Bye for now don't cry. I'm telling what I think.(No I'm not a brainwashed fan either I hate her so called 'music'.)
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  • mutt244
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    mutt244
    Lambertfan if you have nothing better to say than don't say anything. I have an opion I use it wisely iunlike you just cuase' I'm not agreeing with your pathetic little comments. I hate Miley Cyrus and lady ga so what? Just cuase' I'm not into what your into.
    F*ck off if you have nothing better to do in your sad, small life.
    By the way I'm not g** I'm still 14. And I'm agreeing with maurya she isen't a role modal far from it but she has got some good songs some.
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  • slipknot_vixen06
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    slipknot_vixen06
    Lady Gaga told Fashionista101 that this tune is about the singer playing with guys as if she was a poker player. She explained: "The song speaks in reference to the poker game, 'Texas Hold Em.' So I said, 'I wanna hold him like they do in Texas, please.' So its basically saying like, I wanna hold that guy - I wanna be close to him."
    Anyway I like this song I think it's cool.
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  • s
    - 1
    sister261
    Sonny318 Get Up Off That Song Are Me And You Gone fight Rite Now And You No We In Da Same House Lil Gal And Lady Gaga Need To Go To Church Sumwhere And you To. And Imma Poke Both Of Yall In Da Face. So How Yall Like Dem Apples! Lmbo And No One Need To Say Hey You Guys Back Lil Gal. Txt Bck In A Lil Bit.
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  • s
    - 1
    sonny318
    That is my favorite song to you guys I just looove her.(No homoes) but she is so cute. Have yall heard this song look me in my eyes and try to fell my pain do you know how it fell left out in the rain each an every day someone judging me worry about my life an how I live in these streets every day I wake up got A hundred different hatters trying to get these paper stand up like (Edervaders) know.
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  • l
    - 1
    loveisforever
    Hmm. 'kay mutt244. I mean, ur right, "burn in hell" is really rude and strong. I would say that. But not because they are haters and don't like the same songs as us. I mean, it doesn't really make sense to go check out the lyrics if you absolutely hate the song. I would say "burn in hell" if someone actually did something really bad to me or someone I cared about, but don't get ticked off at the haters that comment. They're just trying to get to you.
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  • n
    - 1
    Nataliepechlivanidou
    She talks about your "poker face" durring s**. In a previews intervie she stated that when she used to have s** with her ex boyfriend she used to think of girls. If you read the lyrics again it will make sense. So basically she is a lesbian and she talks about when she has s** with men she doesn't really mean it. Shes keeping her poker face on, get it? :)
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  • t
    - 2
    truth1216
    This song is about oral, Poker Face = Poke her face. If you actually listen to the song she says p-p-p-poke her face f-f-fu* her face. People need to really listen to the music in these days, the lyrics don't even make since until you realize its about oral. Alot of the music today have subliminal messages, and people don't even erealize what themselves or there kids are singing.
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  • c
    - 3
    curly_rozelle143
    When I saw the music video of poker face, I don't know that lady gaga know how to play poker. You know what when she go to the casino she looks lyk a ghost. But even if she looks lyk a ghost, I love the song and also her. The worst part f the video when she go to the casino and she spend her money to play poker.
    I can't believe that lady gaga make greater songs, her songs makes me wnt to sing louder and louder. Oh I hope that lady gaga can make greater songs than that lyk just dance, poker face, and etc. Good luck in making beautiful and brilliant songs and oh I almost forgot my classmatez, friends, bestfriends, sisters and brother loves it very much.
    Love always,
    curly_rozelle143.
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  • CarrieFan103897
    - 4
    CarrieFan103897
    Mutt244, people can say what they want to say about who they want to say it about. Ok, so we all overreact when our favorite artist gets criticized. No reason to freak out here.
    Now about the song. I couldn't decided what to rate this. To be honest, I'm a little iffy. I love the beat. She doesn't have a bad voice. But I'm very uncomfortable with the content of the lyrics, like when she talks about gambling and s*x. And knowing that 9-year-olds listen to this also makes me uncomfortable. So I'll put up with it when it's on the radio, but you won't find it on my Top 30 Most Played playlist (or at all on my ipod.)
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  • Lizzie323
    - 4
    Lizzie323
    I just love this song so much idk why I didn't comment even though I thought I did but that isn't really important. Anywayz its like your taking a test in class then you just randomly end upp singing Poker Face when the teacher yells stop! Singing! And you just want to get up and say Shut da Fu* up lol anyway so far Lady Gaga has awesome songs and hope she still does! Keep up da great work Lady Gaga! Later.
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  • y
    - 4
    yellowbumblebee
    This song is totally not about s**! I think that it's about a girl that has a boyfriend that can't read her poker face (duh) and her poker face is like her face that is the bad side of her and the boy can't read her face when shes acting bad.
    In the song, lady gaga does have s** with a boy - which is gross - but lady gaga did kinda pull him over to her b***s so he could have s** - but you can't really have s** unless ur naked - but anyways, poker face is a good song!
    Everybody rox - especially me - yellowbumblebee - yellowbumblebee rox! So does everybody else!
    Vote 4 me! Go yellowbumblebee for president!
    Woohoo!
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  • m
    - 5
    marlinyn
    By the way this is a nice song but I don't like her my sis loves lady Gaga who likes her but she mite be nice for real live I really like someone what should I do palls come on you must know because am a cool kid and my brother wants to be a camp fire kid the one who collet stuff that's cool I hate it when sad songs come on and you cry it's upsetting when someone goes or dies like my dog is gone he went to a different family you guy's are cool.
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  • d
    - 6
    DomoDestruction
    Hehe of course its going to be used again in a "Techno" song! Its the same beat in every song "Ugh-Tiss Ugh-Tiss Ugh-Tiss" say it fast enough you'll get it(: If you do it fits it perfectly! That's why what matters if the words and this is a good song to listen to when your playing poker: D cause the people around me start dancing and accidently show there cards(; I win! Haha;* Good work.
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  • t
    - 6
    toribee
    I love this song.
    Basically she's playing love like playing poker. Shes always on top of the game with a mans heart. I like her lyrics because shes not saying she is sleeping around. Shes just playing with your mind. More girls should toughen up and stop selling them selfs out so easy.
    Oh and bluffin with my muffin. If you watch the video. Look where she points when she says muffin and then you will get it lol. She makes it seem like shes offering it but shes just bluffing.
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    • mutt244
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      mutt244
      Why do haters keep on coming on here and tlaking crap about Lady gaga?
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