"Everything I'm Not" as written by Jessica Louise Origliasso, Lisa Marie Origliasso, Lukasz Gottwald, Martin Karl Sandberg and Rami Yacoub....
Oh no
Don't go changing
That's what you told me from the start
Thought you where something different
That's when it all just fell apart
Like you're so perfect
And I can't measure up
Well I'm not perfect
Just all messed up

I was losing myself to somebody else
But now I see
I don't wanna pretend
So this is the end of you and me
Cause the girl that you want
She was tearing us apart
Cause she's everything
Everything I'm not

It's not like I need somebody
Telling me where I should go at night
Don't worry you'll find somebody
Someone to tell how to live their life
Cause your so perfect
And no one measures up
Yeah all by yourself
All messed up

I was losing myself to somebody else
But now I see
I don't wanna pretend
So this is the end of you and me
Cause the girl that you want
She was tearing us apart
Cause she's everything
Everything I'm not

Now wait a minute
Because of you
I never knew all the things that I had
Hey don't u get it
I'm not going anywhere with you tonight
Cause this is my life

I was losing myself to somebody else
But now I see
I don't wanna pretend
So this is the end of you and me
Cause the girl that you want
She was tearing us apart
Cause she's everything
Everything I'm not

But now I see
I don't wanna pretend
So this is the end of you and me
Cause the girl that you want
She was tearing us apart
Cause she's everything
Everything I'm not


Lyrics submitted by InnocentPatty1991

"Everything I'm Not" as written by Lisa Origliasso Jessica Origliasso

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  • +1
    General Commentgood song
    but yeah it IS deff cliche

    so there definitely wasnt another girl
    thats just like a symbol thing
    the guy just wanted her to be something she wasnt
    he wasnt cheating on her or anything, just wanted to change her


    thats what i think.
    make_a_statementon December 31, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentActually, when I heard this song I didn't think the "girl that he wanted" was actually another girl. It was who he wanted his current girlfriend to be. Like when it says "I was loosing myself to somebody else" she wasn't being the true her, she was just trying to impress her boyfriend. That's just what I thought anyway.
    Bandgeek377on October 04, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's like it's singing about my ex, ha. She is saying she wanted to be with him, but he was making her change into who he wanted to be with. A girl came in the picture, she notices and that is the end. She knows that girl won't have to change for him to love her. She is already who he wants. So she just moves on.
    Arobsonskiion August 17, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI first interpreted this as someone who's boyfriend starts to fall for someone else and then the girl is sick of him swooning after her. I guess him trying to change her makes more sense though.
    minilikeabosson November 21, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOk can I just say the lyrics in the first verse are wrong. It's "well I'm not perfect, just all messed up". Not "all stuffed" as written. But yeah pretty obvious what this song is about - a girl telling her ex how much of a dick he was. He was trying to change after he said he loved her how she was, and he wanted another girl who was everything she wasn't but he wanted her to be. Reminds me SO MUCH of my recent ex.
    sunshine_arakhanon December 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Well I'm not perfect, just only stuffed" ????
    Dewd you got that lyric so wrong!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    It's "Well I'm not perfect, just all messed up".
    It also cracks me up how people writing into this site saying "omg it sooooooooooooooo relates to my relationship with my bestfriends brothers friends cousins sisters friend" geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez
    jellybean14on December 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song.
    Rising talent these girls are.
    My interpretation is her boyfriend was trying to turn into something she isn't, and change her...and she's had enough of it and breaking up with him.
    JarMacon December 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^you took the words right out of my mouth...well, fingers...
    leonhartillyon December 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentvery sad song when u look at it in a sense ntry to relate to it.... SH eis just hurt that she wa snever noticed and the one her guy wanted was everything she wasnt to him sooo hmm
    amee-millyon December 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcan so relate to this song recent break up
    mxchickyon January 04, 2006   Link

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