"Mmmbop" as written by and Zachary Walker/hanson Hanson....
Oh oh oh oh oh
Yeah

You have so many relationships in this life
Only one or two will last
You go through all the pain and strife
Then you turn your back and they're gone so fast
Oh yeah
And they're gone so fast, yeah
Oh
So hold on the ones who really care
In the end they'll be the only ones there
And when you get old and start losing your hair
Can you tell me who will still care
Can you tell me who will still care?
Oh care

Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du, yeah
Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du, yeah

Said oh yeah
In an mmmbop they're gone
Yeah yeah

Plant a seed, plant a flower, plant a rose
You can plant any one of those
Keep planting to find out which one grows
It's a secret no one knows
It's a secret no one knows
Oh, no one knows

Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du, yeah
Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du, yeah

In an mmmbop they're gone
In an mmmbop they're not there
In an mmmbop they're gone
In an mmmbop they're not there
Until you lose your hair
Oh
But you don't care, yeah

Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du, yeah
Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du, yeah

Can you tell me? oh
No you can't 'cause you don't know
Can you tell me? oh yeah
You say you can but you don't know
Can you tell me? oh (Which flower's going to grow?)
No you can't 'cause you don't know
Can you tell me? (If it's going to be a daisy or a rose?)
You say you can but you don't know
Can you tell me? oh (Which flower's going to grow?)
No you can't 'cause you don't know
Can you tell me?
You say you can but you don't know
You say you can but you don't know
You don't know
You don't know, oh

Mmmbop, duba
Du bop, du
Yeah, yeah
Mmmbop, duba
Du bop, du
Oh yeah

Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du, yeah
Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du, yeah

Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba duba dop
Ba du, yeah
Mmmbop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du bop, ba du dop
Ba du, yeah

Can u tell me? oh
No you can't 'cause you don't know
Can you tell me?
You say you can but you don't know
Say you can but you don't know


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Mmmbop" as written by Taylor Hanson Isaac Hanson

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  • +8
    Song MeaningThis is what I believe about Mmmbop:

    1. The pansy in the background of the music video bothers me. A lot.
    2. Does everyone notice that non-fans who joke on this song misquote the chorus ALL THE TIME?
    3. While some people consider these lyrics "dumb," I think they are incredibly advances for kids. The song is about relationships and how you'll have so many of them in your lifetime, but so few left at the end. It's about holding on to the ones who really matter. How many kids think about that kind of thing? About how many friends you'll have when you're old and gray? Most of us didn't think about that as 8 year olds.
    LordThingyon July 20, 2010   Link
  • +4
    General CommentYa know, most people don't give Hanson, or this song, a chance because alot of people heard what sounded like a bunch of girls going "bop bop be bop ba" and they instantly begin to make fun of it. But I think people should really give this song a chance because it's really a great song. It's something that everyone can relate to; many people will come into your life, but they very rarely stick around. So you need to appreciate those people you have, the people who will always be there for you, because those are the ones who really care. Ok, maybe I didn't word that right, but you ge my point :)
    mind2reality384on June 08, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThis song is pure sunshine. And sometimes that's just what you need. There's no song out there that makes me feel as instantly happy as this one. I know that's hard to understand, but, hey.

    As to what the song means? Oh fuck, who cares? :o) It's obvious - live your damn life before God takes it away from you and cherish all those close to you. Yes, it's simple, but it's best that way.

    The version that EVERY SINGLE PERSON in the united states (and all over the world, too) has heard (Middle of Nowhere CD version) is my least fave version of the song. I like the version from Three Car Garage the best, where Taylor was maybe, oh, 11. Think the boy sounded like a girl? Heh, you'll have fun with that version. But anyway. That version is so vibrant and pure. Sunshine.
    fallonyourKNEESon July 16, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General CommentMiddle school is over...everyone can stop pretending they don't like this song now
    myhotelyearon October 21, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General CommentHANSON RULES AND NO ONE CAN STOP THEM!!!!
    squishedbananaon June 06, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentEverybody was kung-fu fighting (dunna dunna dun dun dun dun dun)
    SKankinSkaGirlon June 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHanson...what can I say? You just gotta love 'em. Always will...no matter what other music I come in contact with. And this song started it all. It's hard to believe that was over five years ago...
    something_vagueon July 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentquality song
    SuZaNnEaBeThon April 16, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song! I am a freaking junior in high school and I can admit that I love Hanson. And quit worrying about the old stuff anyways. Check out Penny and Me, now that's a great song!
    chubbyfromage9on November 16, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI wanna fuck the singer!! ohh wow she's a real hottie
    nothingboyon November 17, 2004   Link

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