"Girl Next Door" as written by Taalib Johnson, Jill H. Scott, Edward Prince Jr. Green and Carvin Haggins....
Small town homecoming queen
She's a star in this scene
There's no way to deny she's lovely
Perfect skin, perfect hair
Perfumed hearts everywhere
Tell myself that inside she's ugly

Maybe I'm just jealous I can't help but hate her
Secretly I wonder if my boyfriend wants to date her

She is the prom queen, I'm in the marching band
She is a cheerleader, I'm sitting in the stands
She gets the top bunk, I'm sleeping on the floor
She's Miss America
And I'm just the girl next door

Senior class president
She must be heaven sent
She was never the last one standing
A backseat debutante
Everything that you want
Never too harsh or too demanding

Maybe I'll admit it, I'm a little bitter
Everybody loves her, but I just want to hit herâ?¦

She is the prom queen, I'm in the marching band
She is a cheerleader, I'm sitting in the stands
She gets the top bunk, I'm sleeping on the floor
She's Miss America
And I'm just the girl next door

I don't know why I'm feeling sorry for myself
Spend all my time wishing that I was someone else

She is the prom queen, I'm in the marching band
She is a cheerleader, I'm sitting in the stands
She gets the top bunk, I'm sleeping on the floor
She's Miss America
And I'm just the girl next door

I get a little bit, she gets a little more
She's Miss America
And I'm just the girl next door


Lyrics submitted by dirkmonson

"Girl Next Door" as written by Michael Joseph Green Brandon Saller

Lyrics © SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC. , Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentGod, I can relate to this.
    Shining Eyeson January 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentNo it's not about a lesbian.. I can relate to this after a huge fight with my best friend, who everybody loves..
    Mizerableon January 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think that it's about the average envy that every teen gril will feel, because even though she knows the wounds will heal over time, the thought of not being the good-looking un-hated popular chick that every girl really, truly wants to be isn't the girl that she is.
    Captain_Dorkstaron February 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think that captain dorkster got it fairly right. she always compares herself to this "miss america" and doesnt see her own good qualities. she begins to realize its jealousy and envy of this girl who everyone thinks is perfect.
    spunkyshapiroon February 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgod, i almost feel like this song was writtin for me.
    and to top things off, i'm in marching band... lol.
    kirsten1131on March 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't think there is any deep meaning to this song. The singer is just blowing off some steam by dissing the Miss Perfect Princess of her high school. Yeah, she is probably doing it because of her own insecurites, but who doesn't diss that one girl that had it all? Every school had one, and if you think about it, if that perfect had-it-all-together chick was the fake kind (like they all USUALLY are) then nobody really liked her-- not even her 'real' friends. The only reason guys did was because they dreamed of having sex with her.
    So, all that to say that I enjoy the simple meaning of this song and what it says. It is practically a hidden anthem of people everywhere, despite their role in society. In the form sang by Saving Jane, it rocks.
    nerdy_scarletton March 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song get on my nerves... any ways its about how shes jealous of this girl who is so much prettier than her...DUHH
    hottxbeautyon March 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song get on my nerves... any ways its about how shes jealous of this girl who is so much prettier than her...DUHH
    hottxbeautyon March 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti luv this song its totally wicked and yeha its about a girl envying another girl and thats completely it...stil wicked song i totally luv all teh words peace...
    .::.tralalalala.::.on April 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I agree that it's about the less popular girl 'getting back' at the girl that every high school has who is the Most Everything Girl. But I also think the girl is happy with who she is because who doesn't like 'the girl next door'? I was not in the band in high school but had plenty of friends who were. They were all cool and pretty in their own right...
    jacquescortezon April 12, 2006   Link

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