You pretend that you're alright
The worst noise
Is when you are keeping quiet
You say you're not that kind of girl
Who will dramatize or traumatize

Don't fold your hands
Don't hold your tongue
The other girls will try
To prove you wrong
Their words will toss you like a storm
But you can't step aside, you can't resign

It's just the curse of being a girl
Tonight
You must hold your head up high
And be aware that
You're the purest pearl
Tonight
And shoot their reflections
Back in their eyes

You're reaching out to grab his hand
But he must be the world's most tired man
Acerbic in his compliments
If he sees it all
Your new shoes and all

It should be unforgettable
The cloudy sky should be convertible
And then we end in this smokey hole
Full of concubines
And replicants

It's just the curse of being a girl
Tonight
You can hardly make the change
Look around
It's more than half the world
Tonight
Who must go through
That same rage



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    General CommentThis stanza should be:

    It should be unforgettable
    The crowded skies should be convertible
    And in the end in this monkey hole
    Full of concubines and replicants
    MJBoaon June 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSubmit ppl!
    Excellent song, really surprised me when I heard this... A bit dreampop, MBV, etc.-thing in there, n it's nice!
    Also the video to this is top
    voltaboltaon August 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThese are the actual lyrics:
    You pretend that you're alright
    The worst noise
    Is when you are keeping quiet
    Seeing now the kind of girl
    you will dramatise, traumatise
    Don't fold your hands, don't hold your tongue
    The other girls will try to prove you wrong
    The words will torture like a storm
    you can't step aside, you can't resign

    It's just the curse of being a girl
    tonight you must hold your head up high
    Be aware that you're the purest pearl
    Tonight you'll blow reflections back in their eyes

    You're reaching out to grab his hand
    He must be the world's most tired man
    and so began his compliments
    If he sees it all he must use it all
    It should be unforgettable
    The crowded skies should be convertible
    And in the end in this monkey hole
    Full of concubines, the rabid kind

    It's the curse of being a girl
    Tonight you can hardly make the change
    Look around it's more than half the world tonight
    You must go through that same rage
    lclclcon December 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of their best songs
    bliznakon January 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCan't believe I haven't checked out these lyrics before now. Loved this song musically and was blown away by the lyrics too. So spot on.

    Best part: Don’t fold your hands, don’t hold your tongue. The other girls will try to prove you wrong.

    Girls can be so mean to each other.
    eiatheplayaon July 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song, is BEAUTIFUL.
    And it's just a word ...

    I can completly see me in this lyrics.

    I wish I could meet, one day, someone who is attracted by beauty, as I am.
    Someone that sensitive, that could understand something like this, for me.

    Kasper Eistrup CAN write.
    He's really great.
    Amalthyaon August 06, 2007   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionAccording to the booklet, these are the lyrics:

    You pretend that you're alright
    The worst noise
    Is when you are keeping quiet
    You say you're not that kind of girl
    Who will dramatize or traumatize

    Don't fold your hands
    Don't hold your tongue
    The other girls will try
    To prove you wrong
    Their words will toss you like a storm
    But you can't step aside, you can't resign

    It's just the curse of being a girl
    Tonight
    You must hold your head up high
    And be aware that
    You're the purest pearl
    Tonight
    And shoot their reflections
    Back in their eyes

    You're reaching out to grab his hand
    But he must be the world's most tired man
    Acerbic in his compliments
    If he sees it all
    Your new shoes and all

    It should be unforgettable
    The cloudy sky should be convertible
    And then we end in this smokey hole
    Full of concubines
    And replicants

    It's just the curse of being a girl
    Tonight
    You can hardly make the change
    Look around
    It's more than half the world
    Tonight
    Who must go through
    That same rage
    ahorroron March 05, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti guess this song is pretty self-explanatory until midway through. what makes the first verses so extradinary is the quite conflicting and still connected metaphors and the way they grasp what being and girl and growing up is about. being a guy, i can completely identify with this eponymous girl. i am guessing kasper eistrup must have felt the same, or else he wouldnt have been able to write such strong lyrics. the allusion to the worlds most tired man are more cryptic i am guessing he is a worn out and pitiable and he picks up the girl in an attempt to find some love. but for him love equals drug dens and concubines which is where he takes, and the girl knows she just doesnt belong here. she is no prostitute and she deserves much better. but then she realises that every other girl goes through just the same as her. to make the make, to metamorphasize and emerge a woman takes character and will to not buckle under the pressure and succumb to the sleaze and degeneration
    CDT91on May 02, 2013   Link

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