Popular Song
by Mika

Album: The Origin of Love (2012)
Charted: 87
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  • La la, la la
    You were the popular one, the popular chick
    It is what it is, now I'm popular 'ish
    Standing on the field with your pretty pompons
    Now you're working at the movie selling popular corn
    I could have been a mess but I never went wrong
    'Cause I'm putting down my story in a popular song
    Said I'm putting down my story in a popular song

    My problem, I never was a model
    I never was a scholar,
    You were always popular
    You were singing, all the songs I don't know
    Now you're in the front row
    'Cause my song is popular

    Popular, I know about popular
    It's not about who you are or your fancy car
    You're only ever who you were
    Popular, I know about popular
    And all that you have to do, is be true to you
    That's all you ever need to know
    Catch up, cause you got an awful long way to go
    Catch up, cause you got an awful long way to go

    I was on the lookout for someone to hate
    Picking on me like a dinner plate
    I hid during classes, and in between them
    Dunk me in the toilet now its you that cleans 'em
    You tryin' to make me feel bad with the things you do
    It ain't so funny when the joke's on you
    Uh, the joke's on you
    Got everyone's laughing, got everyone clapping, asking
    How come you look so cool?
    'Cause that's the only thing that I've learned at school
    Said that's the only thing I've learned at school

    My problem, I never was a model,
    I never was a scholar,
    But you were always popular,
    You were singing, all the songs I don't know
    Now you're in the front row
    'Cause my song is popular

    Popular, I know about popular
    It's not about who you are or your fancy car
    You're only ever who you were
    Popular, I know about popular
    And all that you have to do, is be true to you
    That's all you really need to know
    Catch up, cause you got an awful long way to go
    Catch up, cause you got an awful long way to go

    Popular, I know about popular
    It's not about who you are or your fancy car
    You're only ever who you were
    Popular, I know about popular
    It's not about who you are or your fancy car
    You're only ever who you were
    Popular, I know about popular
    And all that you have to do, is be true to you
    That's all you really need to know Writer/s: STEPHEN LAWRENCE SCHWARTZ, MATHIEU JOMPHE-LEPINE, MICHAEL HOLBROOK PENNIMAN, PRISCILLA RENEA
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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