"Pop Singer" as written by and John Mellencamp....
Never wanted to be no pop singer,
Never wanted to write no pop songs.
Never had no weird hair to get my songs over.
Never wanted to hang out after the show.
Pop singer writing of pop songs.

Never wanted to have my picture taken.
Now, who would want to look into these eyes?
Just want to make it real - good, bad or indifferent.
That's the way that I live and that's the way that I'll die
As a pop singer of pop songs.

Pop singer, writing of pop song.

Never wanted to be no pop singer,
Never want to write no pop songs.
Never wanted to have a manager over for dinner.
Never wanted to hang out after the show.

Pop singer, writing pop songs.
Never wanted to be no pop singer, of pop songs.
A pop singer.
Never wanted to write no pop songs.


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"Pop Singer" as written by John Mellencamp

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    General CommentI just think its interesting - the Big Daddy album is by far John's least commercial album, and this song is the centerpiece of the album, practically summing up this whole period of his carrer...and it's the poppiest, most commercial sounding song on the record. Not that it's a bad thing. I think it was the right statement for him at the time. Funny side note - listening to this song in the car with someone unfamiliar with it, and they asked "Why is he singing about Bob Seger?!" Classic.
    kickstart71on January 20, 2007   Link

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