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Paramore – Misery Business lyrics

I'm in the business of misery,
Let's take it from the top.
She's got a body like an hourglass it's ticking like a clock.
It's a matter of time before we all run out,
When I thought he was mine she caught him by the mouth.

I waited
eight long months,
She finally set him free.
I told him
I can't lie he was the only one for me.
Two weeks and we caught on fire,
She's got it out for me,
But I wear the biggest smile.

Whoa, I never
meant to brag
But I got him where I want him now.
Whoa, it was never my intention to brag.
Just steal it all away from you now.
But God does it feel so good,
Cause I got him where I want him now.
And if you could then you know you would.
Cause God it just feels so,
It just feels so good.

Second chances they don't ever matter, people never change.
Once a whore you're nothing more, I'm sorry, that'll never change.
And about forgiveness, we're both supposed to have exchanged.
I'm sorry honey, but I'm passin' up, now look this way.
Well there's a million other girls who do it just like you.
Looking as innocent as possible to get to who,
They want and what they like it's easy if you do it right.
Well I refuse, I refuse, I refuse!

Whoa, I never meant to brag
But
I got him where I want him now.
Whoa, it was never my intention to brag
Just steal it all away from you now.
But God does it feel so good,
Cause
I got him where I want him right now.
And if you could then you know you would.
Cause God it just feels so,
It just feels so good.

I watched his wildest dreams come true
Not one of them involving you
Just watch my wildest dreams come true
Not one of them involving.

Whoa, I never meant to brag,
But I got him where I want him now.

Whoa, I never meant to brag
But I got him where I want him now.
Whoa, it was never my intention to brag
Just steal it all away from you now.
But God does it feel so good,
Cause I got what I wanted now
And if you could then you know you would.
Cause God it just feels so,
It just feels so good.



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  • Conquito
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    Conquito
    This song is about a girl who had a crush on a guy, But the guy started dating another girl. She didn't care, She still liked him. After 8 months, they broke up. After 2 weeks, they were together. She's saying that she's not meaning to brag, But now he's hers. There are a million girls who do it just like her, but she's different. She got it the right way, And it feels so good. : D
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  • Petra
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    Petra
    This song is about a girl who had a crush on a guy, but another chick got to him first. Even though he had a girl friend, she didn't care because she believes that he was the only one for her. Then the girl broke up with him, and about two weeks later she was going out with him. Now that happened the ex started hating the her. But she didn't care because she knows she's better then the ex. Then she says that's she doesn't mean to brag but she has him now and it's better for him. Because the ex is a w*e and nothing original, when she says there's a million other girls who do it just like you. And now she's with him and nothing gets to her now.
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  • wolfbiker
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    wolfbiker
    I can totally relate to this song in so many different ways its not even funny. (its hilarious!) back in middle school there was this chick I hated, and we both like the same guy. In the end I got the guy. So if you are Shannon Tipple and you just happen to be reading this, yes, this really is the charlie bactad that you almost got in A fight with in the seventh grade. And I really was talking about you in that story which I just related to all the other lyricsmode users who will eventually read this post at some point.
    Now, I'm in that exact same situation again, only its an all-girls love triangle, not your standard two-girls-and-a-guy triangle.
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  • l
    + 2
    luva4evr
    Paramore kicks beep yup I said it anyway I think it mean how hard it is to lose someone but one the I know 4 sho is guy are *sometimes* butt heads ohhh and I like te part at the end wen she takes the girls fake b***s of hahaha I laughed my butt off but I get it I never fell hard for somun but I get it so dudes stop with the being mean and falling for the s*** there are pretty non-sluty grlz in the world jeez people (men) opn ur eyes.
    Sorry I lost my temper but ya stop being total butt heads dudes.
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  • s
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    SaionVaix
    This song is about a girl who had a crush on a guy, but another chick got to him first. Even though he had a girl friend, she didn't care because she believes that he was the only one for her. Then the girl broke up with him, and about two weeks later she was going out with him. Now that happened the ex started hating the her. But she didn't care because she knows she's better then the ex. Then she says that's she doesn't mean to brag but she has him now and it's better for him. Because the ex is a w*e and nothing original, when she says there's a million other girls who do it just like you. And now she's with him and nothing gets to her now.
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  • k
    + 1
    Knightowl235
    This sing means some slutty girl grabbed the guy that the sweet innocent girl was in love with. But tje slutty one obly took him cuz the innocent one was in love with him. And in the end love prevails all. Then tje slutty girl iz mad cuz even tho she doesn't want the guy she also doesn't want the innocent girl to have himm. Come on guys you should have figured it out b4. I meen doesn't anyobe wach tv.
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  • d
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    dahliavalentine
    I think this song, very basically means the following:.
    Hayley (or the speaker) had feelings for the boy in question. However, she never acted on these feelings so the other girl (the supposed whore) and the boy didn't know she felt that way. Then the other girl began dating the boy, and even though Hayley (or the speaker) had no claim on him whatsoever, she was jealous of the other girl. The other girl and the boy have now broken up, Hayley (or the speaker) has begun a relationship with him, and is rubbing the other girl's face in it, so to speak. Very mature.
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  • m
    + 1
    mckulit_raichu
    I don't agree that she sounds off. I think that's her style of singing.
    She's a punky 'ol goodie gurl. She's not a diva, so we can't expect her to hit extra high tones like (hmmm I can't name any diva right now.). The point is. She's a good performer and she can deliver the message of the song to the audience very well. That's it. (i think she's way, way, way. Better than avril. Avril is the worst singer I've ever heard next to william hung).
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  • edwardcullengirl15
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    edwardcullengirl15
    This is an awesome song! I love it! Hayley's voice is powerful, and she manages to make it meaningful yet fun. The music goes great with the lyrics! This is yet another great song from paramore! A must have!
    Best lines: sorry honey, but I passed it up, now look this way; well there's a million other girls who do it just like you, lookin' as innocent as possible to get to who, they want and what they like, well I refuse, I refuse, I refuse!
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  • j
    - 2
    jessie004
    Alot of people think its about a girl who stole another girls boyfriend, well it kinda is but "I waited eight long months, she finally set him free", soo really that means the boys girlfriend broke up with him, so the other girl went for him and they hit it off really good, now the other girl. Who dumped the guy is all made probably because she didn't really want to break up with the guy anyway. But yeaaahhh. I really like this song. It kinda reminds me of something that happened to me when I started going out with my current boyfriend: P
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  • a
    - 8
    amazingagentluna
    This song is about a ho that was with this guy then she broke uo with her and some smiley creeme puff felll in love with him and then she ends up cutting of her braid. Next we have a boy with a broken arm that hopes she will feel pity on him but instead she smashes him into a wall. Next she sees a couple in love and just for the heck of it pushes her away so she can make out with him then the girl cries and then hayley pulls out her fake boob pad thingies and wipes off her makeup so she is an ugly fudge bag with small chichi's!
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    • Conquito
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      Conquito
      This song is about a girl who had a crush on a guy, But the guy started dating another girl. She... Read more →
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      Petra
      This song is about a girl who had a crush on a guy, but another chick got to him first. Even though... Read more →

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