Best Imitation Of Myself

Album: Ben Folds Five (1995)

Songfacts®:

  • In this song, the guy is in a relationship where he's pretending to be someone he's not to appease the girl. He puts on an act and changes who he is for her benefit. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Justin - Pittsgrove, NJ

Comments: 1

  • Melissa from Newtown, Pai love this song and ben folds
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