"So Damn Clever" as written by Matthew Gerrard and Tom Higgenson....
Thought that I was in control
And in my mind you were mine, what did I know?
I didn't listen when they said
That you were fake, manipulating boys to bed

I thought they had you wrong
The morning you were gone

Every time I see you face
I can see the games you play
Nobody can break hearts better
Why do you have to be so damn clever?
Turns you on
Always getting what you want
Made me believe that we'd be together
Why do you have to be so damn clever?

We were over from the start
Intertwined just in time to fall apart (fall apart)
I can't believe I missed the signs
You were cold and they all told me not to try

But I thought they had you wrong
The morning you were gone
Just vanished from my life
Didn't even say goodbye

Every time I see you face
I can see the games you play
Nobody can break hearts better
Why do you have to be so damn clever?
Turns you on
Always getting what you want
Made me believe that we'd be together
Why do you have to be so damn clever?

You pulled all the right strings
Saying all the right things
Now that you've gotten what you wanted you don't want it anymore

Every time I see you face
I can see the games you play
Nobody can break hearts better
Why do you have to be so damn clever?
Turns you on
Always getting what you want
Made me believe that we'd be together
Why do you have to be so damn clever?

Oh
Why do you have to be so damn clever?
Oh
Why do you have to be so damn clever?
Oh

Made me believe that we would be together
Why do you have to be so damn clever?


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"So Damn Clever" as written by Tom Higgenson Matthew Gerrard

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Walt Disney Music Company

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    General CommentNo way. No comments??? Well pretty much I'm in love with this song and am speechless that no one else has commented on it. The beat is amazing, and it relates so much to me and this guy I know.

    Umm yeah as for the actual meaning-- There's a girl with a coniving reputation, but he really likes her so he doesn't listen to what everyone says. He falls for her, hard, and -- what else? -- she breaks his heart. She says all the right things to make him believe she's really into him, but she's not really. =[ Too bad.
    GalvanizedPeachon October 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty much in love with this song, and I agree with what GalvanizedPeach said, about a guy who's fallen for this girl who just wants him for a short amount of time.
    Immyshimmyon November 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlove this song..... i think my boyfriend would be able to relate to this song...
    xxxcanadxxxon November 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI simply adore this song. Reminds me of my friend and the boy she had a mad crush on. Yeah.. he was a bad boy, and she fell hard.
    Danirithon July 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is my new favorite songgg.
    TheCHELSinattoron July 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis one is pretty easy....
    Girl is slut.
    Boy loves slut.
    Boy believes that she's not a slut.
    Girl turns out to actually BE A SLUT.

    But it's a really good song, nonetheless
    Walking SPAZZticon September 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of my big love...he likes this song so much...so i like it too^^
    HelloKitty90on November 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about me.
    im sorry to say this but.... kinda the opposite end of oops i did it again by B.S.
    this is what the guys feels after the girl does the oops i did it again move, i sound crazy but thats how i see it.
    orange23on May 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWell, I must say that the meaning is pretty obvious; boy loves girl, girl uses him, his heart is broken.

    But no matter how bitter, he does call her "so damn clever", and the way he sings it, it's not anger. It's some sort of desperate, bitter admiration that he just can't shut off.
    If you ask me, this story isn't over when the song is......
    Tamsimon January 27, 2012   Link

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