"First" as written by and John/dioguardi Shanks....
Is that someone you used to date
Why is she hanging around here, what's her story
Doesn't she know that its too late
That the party is over and the cars' for me

Why don't you tell her what's been going on
'cause she seems to be dreaming instead of just leaving
If you don't have the heart to fill her in
Then just step aside and let me lay it on the line

'cause your mine
And tonight you don't revolve around her
Your mine
And this time I'm gonna scream a little louder

[Chorus:]
Don't want to be like
Every other girl in the world
Like every other one who wants you
'cause when I see you something inside me burns
And then I realize
I want to come first
I want to come first

You look at me and I just die
Its like heaven arriving in my mind and,
I can't believe all this jealousy
I used to be a girl who could let a guy breathe
But your mine
And tonight you revolve around me
Your mine
And this time I'm gonna get a little louder

Don't want to be like
Every other girl in the world
Like every other one who wants you
'cause when I see you something inside me burns
And I realize I want to come first
I want to come first

Don't want to be like every girl who's tried to get you
I want to be the one who's never sorry that she met you
I want to come first [Repeat: x2]
Hey!

Don't want to be like
Every other girl in the world
Like every other one who wants you
When i(when i)see you something inside me burns
And then I realize I want to come first

Every other one in the world
Like every other one who wants you
Cause when I (when I)
See you something inside me burns
And then I realize I want to come first. [Repeat: x2]


Lyrics submitted by soinlove

"First" as written by Kara Dioguardi John Shanks

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    General CommentI think this song is not about anything but sex. Don't get me wrong, i like this song. But she's not talking bout coming first in a race or a relationship or whatever...if you know what I mean.
    benotnobodyon November 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI actually kind of like this song. Okay Lindsay your an okay singer, but acting is really your forte(= This song is kinda just like me. Im currently feeling this way about a guy =D

    the part about jealousy

    "I can't believe all this jealousy
    I used to be a girl who could let a guy breathe
    But you're mine "

    i love that and thats just like me...and its just getting it out on the table for the boys to realize that girls are very jealous people when it comes to their men =D
    steph_13on December 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgirls are quite jealous creatures <3
    soinloveon January 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song. i totally know what she means.
    "cause when i
    see you something inside me burns
    and then i realize i wanna come first"
    heck yeah. we all do when it comes to our man.
    GoofyGooberon January 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOh my GOD can I relate to this one.

    "oh she's fucked up" "oh I'm the only person she talks to, she sits in her room all day" blah blah blah. She wouldn't stop calling us (me and the boy) when we were chillin together. Seriously 10 calls in one night from her. She doesn't want to let him go.

    I played him this song. It described everything I felt. You had your shot babe, and you blew it. He's mine now. Get over IT.

    And I seriously felt like taking the phone from him and screaming that at her.

    Yeah, I like this one. easy to relate to
    massivetidalwaveon January 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits one of those songs that every girl can relate to. especially those asshole guys that just string you along until some one else comes along. ugh.

    you just want to shake them and be like 'bitch i want to come first!'
    SnortMyPixieDuston March 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpixiedust-lmao! i agree with you 100%!
    graffiti_mysoulon April 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI heard a snippet of this song on the Herbie commercial on radio and I snorted whatever I was drinking at the time. "I want to come first" ? I guess I shouldn't be that surprised, it IS Lindsay Lohan after all! Hahah I still can't believe they allowed that to air on the radio.
    sfpasssmon May 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI actually like this one. Her other song that was a single "Rumors" or wahtever... CRAPPPP. But just like all of you girls haha... it is SO me. My boyfriend thinks I'm so like insecure and it's just like "um, no not insecure! (dot.dot.dot) But just so we both are clear, I'M YOUR GIRL, right?!" YEP... I'm a jealous girlfriend. Haha
    dadslildefect37on July 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentUmmm, sfpasssm, that's not what she means. She means that she wants to come first in his life, be his top priority (at least as far as girls go). Jealousy is born of insecurity. We fear that someone better will come alone and take what's ours. I love this song because it's ok to be jealous. I mean, you gotta draw a line somewhere, but a little jealousy is perfectly natural, even for girls.
    fairyinblacknwhiteon August 16, 2005   Link

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