This is more than a haircut I'm wearing on my head
I thought I'd dye it red but got it cut instead
And maybe I could send you my long blond locks
'Cause you're always after something baby, something I'm not

Chorus:

I'm darker underneath
I'm darker by far
I'm as dark as hell
You know who you are

My eyes, I always, I wished they were green
My skin is so damn brown with the sun it don't seem
My fingernails, I should'a stuck them on
The hair on my lip, I should'a waxed it off

You know my lips could do with a little more pout
The mole on my chin I could do without
My cheek bones they never sat real high
I'll get some bone put in, they can take it from my thigh

Chorus

So now when I make love, I make love to myself
I don't got no disease and it's good for my health
I got my hands in my pants, down my Calvin Kleins
I don't need you no more baby, I can come every time

Chorus

So baby, don't you ever show your face here again
To me or any of my friends
'Cause I'm glad I found out what you're all about
When I finally fell down off my cloud

When you went away you broke my heart
You kept my Kerouac books and that old guitar

Chorus

I don't need to tell you
You know what you are

This is more than a haircut I'm wearing on my head
I thought I'd dye it red but I got it cut off instead


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    General Commentahaa this song is raaad
    BEN LEE RULES!on January 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the easiest songs ever to play on guitar.
    I love the Waifs' simplicity, and this song is a prime example.
    I think that the song is about a woman try to show to her boyfriend (ex boyfriend) that there's actually more to her than what appears physically. The lyrics suggest that she can identify her own physical imperfections, see verses 2 and 3, but that she is tired with trying to be something that she's not for his favour. There are indications that she was completely and utterly in love with this man and was perhaps blinded by her love, for example
    "'Cause I'm glad I found out what you're all about
    When I finally fell down off my cloud".
    but she seems relieved to find out the truth.

    Pretty good song.
    Also there is the refernce to influential writer Jack Kerouac!
    ecblon March 30, 2008   Link

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