"Wake Up" as written by Michael Colton Dixon, Nicholas Grant Departee and Christopher E. Stevens....
There's people talking,
They talk about me,
They know my name,
They think they know everything,
But they don't know anything about me

Give me a dance floor,
Give me a DJ,
Play me a record,
Forget what they say

'Cause I need to go,
Need to getaway tonight

I put my makeup on a Saturday night,
I try to make it happen,
Try to make it alright,
I know I make mistakes,
I'm living life day to day,
It's never really easy but it's okay

Wake up, wake up on a Saturday night,
Could be New York,
Maybe Hollywood and Vine,
London, Paris, maybe Tokyo,
There's something going on anywhere I go tonight,
Tonight, yeah tonight

The city's restless,
It's all around me,
People, emotions,
Sick of all the same routines,
And they need to go,
They need to getaway, tonight

I put my makeup on a Saturday night,
I try to make it happen,
Try to make it alright,
I know I make mistakes,
I'm living life day to day,
It's never really easy but it's okay

Wake up, wake up on a Saturday night,
Could be New York,
Maybe Hollywood and Vine,
London, Paris, maybe Tokyo,
There's something going on anywhere I go tonight,
Tonight, yeah tonight

People all around,
Everywhere that you go,
People all around you,
They don't really know you,
Everybody's watching like it's some kind of show,
Everybody's watching they don't really know you now,
(They don't really know you, they don't really know you)
And forever

Wake up, wake up,
Wake up, wake up

Wake up, wake up on a Saturday night,
Could be New York,
Maybe Hollywood and Vine,
London, Paris, maybe Tokyo,
There's something going on anywhere I go

Wake up, wake up on a Saturday night,
Could be New York,
Maybe Hollywood and Vine,
London, Paris, maybe Tokyo,
There's something going on anywhere I go tonight,
Tonight, yeah tonight


Lyrics submitted by hilaryxx

"Wake Up" as written by John Feldmann Calum Hood

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, RED BULL MEDIA HOUSE NA, INC.

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    General Commentfor those of you that say all music today is dying and has no depth or passion or whatever, HOW BOUT U WRITE AND SING SOMETHING BETTER INSTEAD OF COMPLAIN ABOUT IT!!!!!!
    daddys_girl24on October 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think that this song is about being a pop star or just being famous in general. I think this is one of Hilary Duff's best songs.
    bubblegum11on August 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is just Hilary's version of Lindsay Lohan's "Rumors" song.

    For example:
    There's people talking
    They talk about me
    They know my name
    They think they know everything
    But they don't know anything
    About me

    When will celebrities STOP whinning about their lives?

    Oh yes, being rich and famous is SO terrible.

    Do they even realize how many people would DIE to have what they've got?

    Yhea... I'm sick of all these "oh, my life is soo terrible because no one really knows me, and yet they think they do because i'm famous.... blah blah blah" crap!

    Hilary Duff WOULDN'T even have a record deal if she wasn't on Lizzie McGuire and already pretty famous before because of that. You know why? Because SHE DOESN'T FREAKING SING. That's right all you nine-year old Hilary/Lizzie worshipers: SHE'S A LIP-SYNCING FAKE!
    Fallen_IN_Faulton August 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentFallen, I was thinking the exact same thing. If celebrities didn't want to be famous, they shouldn't have taken up acting/'singing'. Being rich and famous doesn't suck, and if she thinks it does, she's an idiot.
    feobeoon August 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentExactly! I think they just want to sound like they dont enjoy all the papparatzie and attention. I mean..if they dont wear any makeup and have a hat with sunglasses on...no one will notice them! They stive for attention, yet their all 'Omg it's sooo hard being in the public eye, I wish they'd just leave me alone!!'

    But as for this song...I like it's tune...but Hilarys voice when she sings "hollywood" is really bad. It gets on my nerves
    BrokenPianoon August 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentstrive**
    Typo =P
    BrokenPianoon August 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think Hilary is like the most annoying singer out there today. She is so frikin stupid! And if anyone should sing, they should sing their own lyrics and with their own voice. That's what I really hate about her.
    tally_headon August 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOne, Hilary Duff does sing and she does not lip sync. Two, money and recognition does not bring you happiness. You can't say that being rich and famous doesn't suck because you've never gotten out of your small town. Don't knock on something you know nothing about. And tally head, she does co-write her albums. Just thought I'd let you know that.

    Anyway, I think that this song is just how she wants to step away from being famous and just hang out with her friends but she can't because there's always someone following her because of her status.
    BuildingMusicon September 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commenthilary duff wow not a person.... i dislike her she has no idea how its like i used to like her but the songs i hate of her are : Fly,Come clean first of all the song is called 'come clean' she sang 'im coming clean' and i have no idea whats about and fly what is she taking about fly nobody can fly only birds and wake up whats wrong famous is not so bad and why would any one care if you put make-up on people stare because they want to GOD!!!!!!!!! hilary is an idiot why cant she disapear ! who can joel live like that hilary wants to be punk to!...
    aitoyamaon September 17, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOne, Hilary Duff is extremely gay and she has the worst synthesised voice in 'someones watching over me.' it sounds as if someone left her stuck in a tinny house for days on end so she just wailed tunelessly for a while. Two, yeah sure money cant buy happiness, change the record man. If she hates fame and money so much and feels so misunderstood she should give all her money to charity and go live in a hoie or something. Just thought i'd let you know that i think hilary duff is arse.
    carrie89on September 23, 2005   Link

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