I don't think you know my name
I think you'd leave me standing in the rain
You're a pretty little girl, you got a thing for me
But you'd cut me open and let me bleed

But I notice you
With your long brown hair
Pretty little feet
Sparkling everywhere

You look so good
When you come my way
But I have to look down
When you talk to me

'Cause you're dangerous
Dangerous
Dangerous
And you don't even know it

One baby, two, maybe three more years
You'll be a full grown girl, have all your curves
And here's my taste of irony:
You'll be a ten-hot baby, too good for me

But I'll be looking at you
With your long brown hair
Pretty little feet
Sparkling everywhere

You look so good
When you come my way
But I have to look down
When you talk to me

'Cause you're dangerous
Dangerous
Dangerous
And you don't even know it

So little girl, be good to me
There's a fire in you that's gonna to burn free
But I'm not the one to hold your hand
I'm too grown up to be your man

But I'll be looking at you
With your long brown hair
Pretty little feet
Sparkling everywhere

You look so good
When you come my way
But I have to look down
When you talk to me

'Cause you're dangerous
Dangerous
Dangerous
And you don't even know it


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    General CommentThe song is not autobiographical but more loosely based on her. The song is not about her. He never thought of her as anything other than a little sister as he has stated many times. She also knows about the song. He has also written songs about the Characters Faith and Buffy not the actual people.

    If you want a funny story of how she flirted with Hugh Laurie on House two years after Buffy ended watch her interview on Conan.

    youtube.com/…

    Pete Wentz based an album on her when she was 19 or 20. This was written when she was 17 in 2003 (the last year of Buffy).

    wetpaint.com/gossip-girl/video/…

    perezhilton.com/…

    People are making a much bigger deal of this than it actually is trying to dissect the lyrics and apply them to real life which doesn’t work because it is not autobiographical.
    marcus1065on October 25, 2014   Link
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    General CommentI don't think you know my name
    I think you'd leave me standing in the rain
    (she has a facination with him but if things were different (age) then she would turn him down)
    You're a pretty little girl, you got a thing for me
    But you'd cut me open and let me bleed
    (Shes young and likes him but she would hurt him)

    But I notice you
    With your long brown hair
    Pretty little feet
    Sparkling everywhere
    (he notices her..and likes her back even though she is young)

    You look so good
    When you come my way
    But I have to look down
    When you talk to me
    (its wrong for him to feel this way because she is young, and because she can hurt him)

    'Cause you're dangerous
    Dangerous
    Dangerous
    And you don't even know it

    One baby, two, maybe three more years
    You'll be a full grown girl, have all your curves
    And here's my taste of irony:
    You'll be a ten-hot baby, too good for me
    (when shes older and prettier she wont want him because she is petty)

    But I'll be looking at you
    With your long brown hair
    Pretty little feet
    Sparkling everywhere
    (but he'll still notice her and want her)
    You look so good
    When you come my way
    But I have to look down
    When you talk to me

    'Cause you're dangerous
    Dangerous
    Dangerous
    And you don't even know it

    So little girl, be good to me
    There's a fire in you that's gonna to burn free
    But I'm not the one to hold your hand
    I'm too grown up to be your man
    (hes telling her to be a good girl and use her urges on someone else because hes too old forthem to ever have anything)

    But I'll be looking at you
    With your long brown hair
    Pretty little feet
    Sparkling everywhere

    You look so good
    When you come my way
    But I have to look down
    When you talk to me

    'Cause you're dangerous
    Dangerous
    Dangerous
    And you don't even know it
    vampiraon September 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is abt a particular cast member from BtVS. James said it himself in Houston, TX @ the Vulkon Slayer Con '05!!!
    Ape18on May 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is actually by his band Ghost Of The Robot, who broke up in 2004
    Sunny Day Believeron February 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song it seems so feisty and fun.
    wolf cubon July 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAccording to James he wrote it about Michelle Trachtenburg. My friend saw him live a couple of nights ago and he introduced it by saying it was about her.
    roxinon May 04, 2009   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionI don't think you know my name
    And I think you'd leave me standing in the rain
    You're a pretty little girl got a thing for me
    But you cut me open and let me bleed

    But I've been looking at you with your long brown hair
    Pretty little feet sparkling everywhere
    Look so good when you come my way
    But I have to look down when you talk to me
    Cause you're dangerous
    You're dangerous
    You're dangerous
    And you don't even know it

    One, baby, two, maybe three more years
    You'll be a full grown baby have all your curves
    And here's a little taste of irony
    You'll be a ten hot lady to good for me

    But I've been looking at you with your long brown hair
    Pretty little feet sparkling everywhere
    Look so good when you come my way
    But I have to look down when you talk to me
    Cause you're dangerous
    You're dangerous
    You're dangerous
    And you don't even know it

    So little girl you better stay set*
    You're playing with fire when you get to wet
    Just set me down and leave me be
    If I'm the devil then ya unchain me*

    But I've been looking at you with your long brown hair
    Pretty little feet sparkling everywhere
    Look so good when you come my way
    But I have to look down when you talk to me
    Cause you're dangerous
    You're dangerous
    You're dangerous
    And you don't even know it
    Cryysison April 05, 2010   Link
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    Song FactThe song is not autobiographical but more loosely based on her. He never thought of her as anything other than a little sister as he has stated many times. She also knows about the song. He has also written songs about the Characters Faith and Buffy not the actual people.

    If you want a funny story of how she flirted with Hugh Laurie on House two years after Buffy ended watch her interview on Conan.

    Michelle Trachtenberg about her Guest Appearance on House @ Conan O'Brien 22/12/2006

    Pete Wentz based an album on her when she was 19 or 20. This was written when she was 17 in 2003 (the last year of Buffy).

    wetpaint.com/gossip-girl/video/…

    perezhilton.com/…



    People are making a much bigger deal of this than it actually is trying to dissect the lyrics and apply them to real life which doesn't work because it is not autobiographical.
    eve1017928on October 20, 2014   Link

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