No-no-notorious
No-no-notorious
I can't read about it, burns the skin from your eyes
I'll do fine without it, here's one you don't compromise
Lies come hard to disguise
Let me to fight it out, not wild about it

Lay your seedy judgements, who says they're part of our lives?
You own the money, you control the witness
I hear you're lonely, don't monkey with my business
You pay the profits to justify the reasons
I heard your promise but I don't believe it
That's why I'll do it again

No-no-notorious

Girls will keep the secrets, so long as boys make the noise
Fools run rings to break up, something they'll never destroy
Grand notorious slam, (bam) and who really gives a damn
For a flaky bandit?
Don't ask me to bleed about it, I need this blood to survive

You own the money, you control the witness
I hear you're lonely, don't monkey with my business
You pay the profits to justify the reasons
I heard your promise but I don't believe it
That's why I'll do it again

Notorious
Notorious

You own the money, you control the witness
I hear you're lonely, don't monkey with my business
You pay the profits to justify the reasons
I heard your promise but I don't believe it

You own the money, you control the witness
I hear you're lonely, don't monkey with my business
You pay the profits to justify the reasons
I heard your promise but I don't believe it
That's why I'll do it again

No
No-no
That's why I'll do it again
No-notorious
Yeah, that's why I'll do it again
No-no-notorious

Yeah, that's why I'll do it again
No-notorious
No-no-notorious
Yeah, that's why I'll do it again
No-notorious
No-no-notorious



Lyrics submitted by Novartza

"Notorious" as written by Sheldon Campbell, Mikkael Burrowes, G. Brown, C. Less

Lyrics © Royalty Network, EMI Music Publishing, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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  • +1
    General Comment:sometimes i doubt your commitment to sparkle motion.
    weezergirlon April 24, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:It's about the media's cruelty to Duran.

    "I can't read about it
    burns the skin from your eyes."

    Can't even read about the rubbish being said about them.

    "Lay your seedy judgements
    who says they're part of our lives?"

    Who says the media's shallow opinions comes with being a celebrity? the price of fame.

    "you own the money
    you control the witness"

    The media pay the kiss and tell girl or whoever to seel them out.

    "I hear you're lonely
    don't monkey with my business"

    They're nosey because they're lonely.
    HungryLikeTheWolfon July 16, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I love this. Where would rap be without 80s pop?
    kmk_natashaon January 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:hear the first .5 seconds of this song and you jump on the dancefloor, no matter where you are and what you're doing this song is drop all dance party. and when you're getting sampled by biggie and used in donnie darko, you know you made the people dance
    _maria_on April 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I LOVE THIS SONG BECAUSE IT REMINDS ME OF THE BEST MOVIE EVVVEEERRRR....DONNIE DARKO :-* :-*
    numbahfiveon May 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I hate you fucking Donnie Darko fanboys. You've beaten the Boondock Saints fans in annoyance level. Congrats, shit-asses.

    That said, this song is great to dance to, as maria pointed out. So is most of Rio, one of the greatest albums to come out of the '80s. As for the meaning of the song, I think it seems to be describing those who are corrupt, greedy, etc. Since it is called "Notorious", it may be referring to the lies, greed, tricks and bad-mouthing that comes with fame.
    aphekqson May 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:wow, i see you like les savy fav and neutral milk hotel, ok i don't hate you anymore:)
    man on tvon June 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:man on tv = lame

    i agree with _maria_
    fannyfritteron February 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I first heard this song in Donnie Darko, but I'm not a fucking fanboy/girl so get the hell over it.

    Personally, I really like it a lot. It's got an irresistable beat to it. I can't say it better than _maria_
    xofuqon July 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:HungryLikeTheWolf's description of the song sounds perfect. This is song is great :P Ive loved Duran Duran forever, I got all the LPs from my mum. I ALSO happened to hear this song in Donnie Darko, which also let me respect it alot. The music from that movie is great.
    LuckCharmon August 21, 2005   Link

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