I know it sounds stupid when I say it out loud
Like I'm just jealous of his silver cloud
He looks so good he drinks diet Coke
He gets his magasines sent by air not boat

I wish I was him
He gets the girls at his feet
With all his cool friends
He gets his records for free
I wish I was him
He has no enemies
I wish I was him

He's got six different flannel shirts
Airwalks not thongs
He even understands the words to Pavement songs
He's got his new guitar toys
He likes Smudge and the Beastie Boys

I wish I was him
He gets the girls at his feet
With all his cool friends
He gets his records for free
I wish I was him
He has no enemies
I wish I was him

I feel much better now I've let it all out
He's got big biceps and a masculine shout
I´m not trying to sound like I'm trying to be mean
But he thinks he can be a girl better than me

I wish I was him
He gets the girls at his feet
With all his cool friends
He gets his records for free
I wish I was him
He has no enemies
I wish I was him

I wish I was him



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    General CommentHe even understands the words to Pavement songs

    HAHAHA I LOVE THIS LINE
    alisaleion October 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song was on Kill the Rockstars but isnt it a cover of a song by another band, like Ben Lee's band when he was like thirteen or something? anywho, i love how kathleen hanna sings it and how she changed the words to 'But he thinks he can be a better girl than me.' oh yeah, and the beastie boys rock too
    green_monkeyon June 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment*rock stars kill
    green_monkeyon June 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is genius, she sings it so perfectly and with a hint of irony in her voice at the end, the last verse just sounds so beautifully whiney just like i
    oohlaamattieon July 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe band was Noise Addict. The song was written about how uber-cool Evan Dando is. The original line was "but he plays guitar much faster than me". And instead of magazines it's NMEs. Kathleen's also slowed the song down alot.

    Ben still plays it at his shows. Love!
    amberbreathon January 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis isn't Le Tigre , I think it's Julie Ruin .
    staygoneon February 26, 2009   Link
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    General CommentActually, it's just Kathleen Hanna. Not Julie Ruin.
    NeverXMindon October 17, 2010   Link

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