Creep
by TLC

Album: CrazySexyCool (1994)
Charted: 6 1
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  • Yes,
    It's me again
    And I'm back

    Hoo(creep) oh ah, oh ah, oh ah
    Yeah (creep) oh ah, oh ah, oh ah, oh ah
    Yeah (creep) oh ah, oh ah, oh ah, ah
    Yeah (creep) oh ah, oh ah, oh ah, oh ah
    Yeah (creep)

    The twenty second of loneliness
    And we've been through so many things.
    I love my man with all honesty,
    But I know he's cheating on me.
    I look him in his eyes
    But all he tells me is lies to keep me near

    I'll never leave him down
    Though I might mess around, it's only 'cause I need some affection, oh

    So I creep yeah, I just keep it on the down low
    Said nobody is supposed to know
    So I creep yeah, 'cause he doesn't know what I do
    And no attention goes to show oh (So I creep)

    The twenty third of loneliness
    And we don't talk, like we used to do.
    Now this seems pretty strange,
    But I'm not buggin' 'cause I still feel the same yeah yeah
    I keep giving loving till the day he pushes me away
    Never go astray
    If he knew the things I did (hoo) he couldn't handle me
    And I choose to keep him protected, oh

    So I creep yeah, I just keep it on the down low
    Said nobody is supposed to know
    So I creep yeah, 'cause he doesn't know what I do
    And no attention goes to show oh

    So I creep yeah, I just keep it on the down low
    Said nobody is supposed to know
    So I creep yeah, 'cause he doesn't know what I do
    And no attention goes to show oh

    So I creep, oh ah, oh ah, oh ah yeah
    Yeah so I creep, oh ah, oh ah, oh ah
    Yeah so I creep, oh ah, oh ah, oh ah
    Baby, oh ah, oh ah, oh ah yeah

    Yeah
    Yeah
    Yeah
    Yeah
    Yeah

    So I creep yeah, I just keep it on the down low
    I don't mess around with my affection yeah (So I creep)
    I creep around because I need attention
    I don't mess around with my affection

    So I creep yeah, I just keep it on the down low
    So I creep yeah, 'cause he doesn't know what I do
    So I creep yeah, I just keep it on the down low
    Said nobody is supposed to know
    So I creep yeah, 'cause he doesn't know what I do
    And no attention goes to show oh Writer/s: Dallas Austin, Lisa Lopes, Marcel Hall, Marlon Williams
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 4

  • Aj from Newport BeachNot loving the message here. He cheats, so she creeps on the down low, because she'll stay till the day he pushes her away? So she's so disempowered that she has has to stay until she has no alternative? If she caught him she should confront him, not perpetuate further dishonesty.
  • Allox from Qld, AustraliaThe model in the video (with the trumpet)..... Makes me speechless.... F*** he is sexy.
  • Emi from Dallas, TxLeft eye in interviews often said how against cheating she was. She said she was going to wear tape across her mouth in the music video as a protest.
  • Sum Sum from New Delhi, IndiaOn their second album, the multiplatinum trio TLC have given up most of their debut's tomfoolery and have matured into a very modern deep Southern soul, watered and nurtured in hip-hop culture. The album's centerpiece is the magnificent "Waterfalls," a revival meeting of new jack swing, gospel, and Prince (whose "If I Was Your Girlfriend" they turn inside out). Their spare, surprising arrangements rely on the kind of live instrumentation they single-handedly brought back in style. Lyrically, CrazySexyCool concentrates on love at the point when it's grown deeper but also more frustrating--for every great love song there's a great cheating song--and the group's singing and rapping balances sassiness with depth and nuance.
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