I hear it on the radio, everywhere I go
They tell me I'm a loser, to be alone
The silver screen and Seventeen say I'm supposed to be
2 not 1 in a lifetime of afterglow

Don't wait
Don't wait
Hurry in to another mistake

I'm taking my time
I know what I mean
I've made up my mind
Now I believe
It's better to be lonely
One look and I'm given out my number
One kiss and I'm calling you mine
Next thing I know we're going under
Why do I leave at misery
I think I believe
It's better to be lonely

They used to say fools rush in
And I swear I've been the fool that wanted someone else
To make me whole
I don't mind hanging out with me I like the company
Someday I'll find someone who can move my soul

Til then
Til then
I'm not jumping in again

I'm taking my time
I know what I mean
I've made up my mind
Now I believe
It's better to be lonely
One look and I'm given out my number
One kiss and I'm calling you mine
Next thing I know we're going under
Why do I leave at misery
I think I believe
It's better to be lonely
I'm not sayin' no one never
I just know there's something better

Jump in
Don't wait
Hurry in to another mistake

I'm taking my time
I know what I mean
I've made up my mind
Now I believe
It's better to be lonely
One look and I'm given out my number
One kiss and I'm calling you mine
Next thing I know we're going under
Why do I leave at misery
I think I believe
It's better to be lonely


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    General CommentDoes it look like I care if Amanda Latona is some kind of manufactured doll by J Records or Clive Davis and whatever that "insightful" NY Times article implies? This song is a smash and it's refreshing to hear something that teens can relate to and doesn't dip into lovey-duvey goo. "Better To Be Lonely" is a song that perfectly describes a lot of things that happened to me this summer... and it'll always be apart of my music collection. Advil Lavigne's "Complicated" may be on other people's wannabe-rebel list, but Amanda Latona is on the top of mine.
    Simplisticon August 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is brilliant, really... the lyrics are so real... Amanda is da best.
    Sunnyon September 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is now officially my new anthem. It's just a great song about not having to prove your self worth by being with someon for the sake of what others say. Independent woman just rings from this song and I love Amanda's voice. Hope this song makes it on the charts.
    KaoticKriketon June 21, 2003   Link

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