Cupid's Chokehold

Album: The Papercut Chronicles (2005)
Charted: 3 4
  • Take a look at my girlfriend
    She's the only one I got
    Not much of a girlfriend
    I never seem to get a lot

    It's been some time since we last spoke
    This is gonna sound like a bad joke
    But momma I fell in love again
    It's safe to say I have a new girlfriend

    And I know it sounds so old
    But cupid got me in a chokehold
    And I'm afraid I might give in
    Towels on the mat my white flag is wavin'

    I mean she even cooks me pancakes
    And alka seltzer when my tummy aches
    If that ain't love then I don't know what love is

    We even got a secret handshake
    And she loves the music that my band makes
    I know I'm young but if I had to choose her or the sun
    I'd be one nocturnal son of a gun

    Take a look at my girlfriend
    She's the only one I got
    Not much of a girlfriend
    I never seem to get a lot

    Take a look at my girlfriend
    She's the only one I got
    Not much of a girlfriend
    I never seem to get a lot

    It's been awhile since we talked last and I'm tryin' hard not to talk fast
    But dad I'm finally thinkin' I may have found the one
    Type of girl that will make you way proud of your son

    And I know you heard the last song about the girls that didn't last long
    But I promise this is on a whole new plane
    I can tell by the way she says my name

    I love the way she calls my phone
    She even got her very own ringtone
    If that ain't love then I don't know what love is

    It's gonna be a long drive home but I know as soon as I arrive home
    And I open the door take off my coat and throw my bag on the floor
    She'll be back in my arms into my arms once more for sure

    Take a look at my girlfriend
    She's the only one I got
    Not much of a girlfriend
    I never seem to get a lot

    She's got a smile that would make the most senile
    Annoying old man bite his tongue
    I'm not done
    She's got eyes comparable to sunrise

    And it doesn't stop there
    Man I swear
    She's got porcelain skin of course she's a ten
    And now she's even got her own song

    But movin' on
    She's got the cutest laugh I ever heard
    And we can be on the phone for three hours
    Not sayin' one word

    And I would still cherish every moment
    And when I start to build my future she's the main component
    Call it dumb call it luck call it love or whatever you call it but
    Everywhere I go I keep her picture in my wallet like you

    Take a look at my girlfriend
    She's the only one I got
    Not much of a girlfriend
    I never seem to get a lot

    Take a look at my girlfriend
    She's the only one I got
    Not much of a girlfriend
    I never seem to get a lot Writer/s: Richard Davies, Roger Hodgson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Amanda from Lantana, Flis KATY PERRY in this video? Anyone?
  • Joe from Chicago, IlI agree 100% with Tyler.
  • Ashley from Geneva, NyThis song was written by the Lead Singer Travis McCoy for his long time Girlfriend. They're now broken up, but at the concert i saw him at he said he still loved her and now she has a song about her.
  • Tyler from Toronto, CanadaWell just to let Shannon know, they actually do play the instruments like The Roots, k-os, and Crown City Rockers do. And also Lia, one can enjoy both Breakfast in America AND Cupids Chokehold as I do. Crazy world innit?
  • Shannon from Bakersfield , CaF**k this song!I'm a young teenager and i'll tell you this,Breakfast in america by supertramp is WAYYY better!Gym class heros are hip hop and don't even play intruments.I'd like to see that guy sing without a microphone.
  • Mjn Seifer from Not Listed For Personal Reason, EnglandThe "ba-ba-da-da" WAS in the Supertramp version. It's towards the end.
  • J from Jackson, GaNever heard supertramp. But this song is good.
  • Lia from Toronto, CanadaThis song is a disgrace to Supertramp. I can't believe anybody would listen to this instead of Breakfast in America!!!!
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