"Frontin'" as written by Shawn Carter, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo....
Don't wanna sound full of myself or rude
But you ain't looking at no other dudes cause you love me
(I'm sorry but, so sexy)
So you think about a chance
You find yourself trying to do my dance
Maybe cause you love me (Uh, you do it well)
So then we tried, ain't feeling this love now
Because you weren't used to how fast we touched (fast we touched)
Then we locked eyes, and I knew I was in there
And I was gon' tear ya ass up (tear ya ass up)

I know that I'm carrying on, never mind if I'm showing off
I was just frontin' (you know I want ya babe)
I'm ready to bet it all, unless you don't care at all
But you know I want ya (you should stop frontin' babe)

Trying to be the best girlfriend you could be
But still you sneak and look at me, and girl I love it
Then you give your other girl a shove
Tell her you gon' palm her ass like it was
And she's gon love it (whoa-oh whoa, yeah yeah)
So then we tried, ain't feeling this love now
Because you weren't used to how fast we touched (fast we touched)
Then we locked eyes, and I knew I was in there
And I was gon' tear ya ass up (tear ya ass up)

I know that I'm carrying on, never mind if I'm showing off
I was just frontin' (you know I want ya babe)
I'm ready to bet it all, unless you don't care at all
But you know I want ya (you should stop frontin' babe)


We got another one Pha-real
Dance, ooh ooh
I call you Pha-real cause you the truest, ha ha, Young!
Whoa-oh, oh oh
Uh, yeah
Dance, ooh ooh
Yeah, lemme talk to em
Whoa-oh, oh oh
I'm a keep it real

Every time your name was brought up
I would act all nonchalant in front of an audience
Like if you was just another shorty I put the naughty on
But uh, truth be told you do me for a loop, this Hov
I'm too old to be frontin' when I'm feeling Denzel
And you acting like you ain't appealing but you are
Stunting like you ain't my only girl but you are (I was just frontin')
I'm ready to stop when you are

I know that I'm carrying on, never mind if I'm showing off
I was just frontin' (you know I want ya babe)
I'm ready to bet it all, unless you don't care at all
But you know I want ya (you should stop frontin' babe)

Dance, ooh ooh
Whoa-oh, oh oh
Dance, ooh ooh
Whoa-oh, oh oh


Lyrics submitted by boss_2k

"Frontin'" as written by Pharrell Williams Chad Hugo

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentMy god, this song is so awesome! Great cover! So different from the original... hella jazzy :D
    FeyTHon October 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentFor real! I loved it! So smooth and indeed hella jazzy!
    movieliciouson December 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis version is so much better.
    eaglesfan81on January 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah, pharell did a good job with the lyics, but jamie cullum should have sung from the beginning, the version is amazing. its like crack, its so addcitive
    hobojo22on January 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love both versions.

    Jamie Cullum's music is so smooth. :)
    otaku465on March 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm sorry if I offend anyone above me, but this to me is like a massacre of what was originally a great song. Pharrell is the only person who can pull this song off. End of.
    izzo23on March 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentNot end of...but to each his own. I love both versions and Pharrell himself signed of on Jamie doing it.

    This song is addictive to listen to, like most great songs are.
    rockadeimison May 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentA friend showed this song to me and even though at first it sounded familiar I didnt really see where it came from until I overheard a friend of mine singing the Pharrell version. When it came out I didn't care for it since I'm not a fan of that kind of music. I prefer the Jamie Cullum version so much more. It seems to give the song itself class and its much easier on the ears.
    yukimeon March 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentA friend showed this song to me and even though at first it sounded familiar I didnt really see where it came from until I overheard a friend of mine singing the Pharrell version. When it came out I didn't care for it since I'm not a fan of that kind of music. I prefer the Jamie Cullum version so much more. It seems to give the song itself class and its much easier on the ears.
    yukimeon March 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm with izzo23 on this one.
    pharrell is one of those singers that is very, very hard to duplicate. granted, i can see how people would be annoyed by his falsetto. i, on the other hand, find his falsetto quite alluring. it's just what makes him pharrell. and the beats that he makes are always unique and catchy :]

    this version isn't that bad. i just think that jamie's slightly raspy voice doesn't suit this very well. it kinda makes the song lose its sultriness that the original one had.
    RISSexYon June 19, 2007   Link

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