When I Grow Up

Album: Doll Domination (2008)
Charted: 3 9
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  • Boys call you sexy
    And you don't care what they say
    See every time you turn around
    They screaming your name

    Boys call you sexy
    And you don't care what they say
    See every time you turn around
    They screaming your name

    Now I've got a confession
    When I was young I wanted attention
    And I promised myself that I'd do anything
    Anything at all for them to notice me

    But I ain't complaining
    We all wanna be famous
    So go ahead and say what you wanna say

    You don't know what its like to be nameless
    Want them to know what your name is
    'Cause see when I was younger I would say

    When I grow up
    I wanna be famous
    I wanna be a star
    I wanna be in movies

    When I grow up
    I wanna see the world
    Drive nice cars
    I wanna have groupies

    When I grow up
    Be on TV
    People know me
    Be on magazines

    When I grow up
    Fresh and clean
    Number one chick
    When I step out on the scene

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    They used to tell me I was silly
    Until I popped up on the TV
    I always wanted to be a superstar
    And knew that singing songs would get me this far

    But I ain't complaining
    We all wanna be famous
    So go ahead and say what you wanna say

    You don't know what its like to be nameless
    Want them to know what your name is
    'Cause see when I was younger I would say

    When I grow up
    I wanna be famous
    I wanna be a star
    I wanna be in movies

    When I grow up
    I wanna see the world
    Drive nice cars
    I wanna have groupies

    When I grow up
    Be on TV
    People know me
    Be on magazines

    When I grow up
    Fresh and clean
    Number one chick
    When I step out on the scene

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    I see them staring at me
    Ooh I'm a trendsetter
    Yes this is true 'cause what I do
    No one can do it better

    You can talk about me
    'Cause I'm a hot topic
    I see you watching me watching me
    And I know you want it, oh

    When I grow up
    I wanna be famous
    I wanna be a star
    I wanna be in movies

    When I grow up
    I wanna see the world
    Drive nice cars
    I wanna have groupies

    When I grow up
    Be on TV
    People know me
    Be on magazines

    When I grow up
    Fresh and clean
    Number one chick
    When I step out on the scene

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    When I grow up
    I wanna be famous
    I wanna be a star
    I wanna be in movies

    When I grow up
    I wanna see the world
    Drive nice cars
    I wanna have groupies

    When I grow up
    Be on TV
    People know me
    Be on magazines

    When I grow up
    Fresh and clean
    Number one chick
    When I step out on the scene

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get it

    Be careful what you wish for
    'Cause you just might get it
    You just might get it
    You just might get itWriter/s: Rodney Jerkins, Jim McCarty, Paul Samwell-Smith, Theron Makiel Thomas, Timothy Jamahli Thomas
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group, Songtrust Ave
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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Comments: 2

  • Neelam from Ba, Fijipussycat dolls rock... they are amazing.This song relates a very good message...and an inspiration to us all....keep rocking.
  • Jessica from St.louis, MoDO they say boobies??
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