"When It Was Me" as written by Shaffer Smith and Robert Shea Taylor....
Oh, no
Yeah, yeah

She's got green eyes, and she's 5'5"
Long brown hair all down her back
Cadillac truck
So the hell what
What's so special about that?
She used to model, she's done some acting
So she weighs a buck o' five
So I guess she's alright if perfection is what you like

Oh, oh, and I'm not jealous, no, I'm not
Oh, oh, I just want everything she's got
Oh, oh, you look at her so amazed
I remember way back when you used to look at me that way

Tell me, what makes her so much better than me (so much better than me)?
What makes her just everything that I can never be?
What makes her your every dream and fantasy?
Because I can't remember when it was me

And now you don't feel the same
I remember you would shiver every time I said your name
You said nothing felt as good as when you gaze into my eyes
Now you don't care I'm alive
How did we let the fire die?

Oh, oh, and I'm not jealous, no, I'm not
Oh, oh, I just want everything she's got
Oh, oh, you look at her so amazed
I remember way back when you used to look at me that way

Tell me, what makes her so much better than me (so much better than me)?
What makes her just everything that I can never be?
What makes her your every dream and fantasy?
Because I can't remember when it was me

That made you smile
That made you laugh
Even if it makes you happier than you have ever been, oh me
That was your world (me)
Your kind of girl
Nothing about me has changed
That's why I'm here wondering

What makes her so much better than me?
(What makes her so much better than me?)
What makes her just everything that I can never be?
What makes her your every dream and fantasy?
Because I can't remember when it was me

What makes her so much better than me?
(What makes her so much better than me?)
What makes her just everything that I can never be?
What makes her your every dream and fantasy?
Because I can't remember when it was me

When it was me
When it was me
When it was me


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"When It Was Me" as written by Robert Shea Taylor Shaffer Smith

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  • +1
    General CommentI love this song!!
    It's a really dreamy and sad song...it's about a guy she used to date who left her for another girl...and her wanting him back but realising he now loves his new girlfriend, and has no time for her anymore.
    I can really relate to this song...my boy left me for another girl...but now im back together with me and now his ex-gf is feeling how paula is feeling in this song.
    kit_kat_69on November 30, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is so beautiful i think its about this girl that she was dating this guy and they broke up and she sees how he acts with this new girl and it makes her think back of how things used to be between them
    bigbird42690on February 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt honestly is a really nice song.
    Brandanwithanaon December 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song. i can really relate to it right now. i think its about how she was in a relationship with a guy, but they brokeup for whatever reason, now he has a new girl and shes wondering why hes acting like she doesnt exist anymore and so shes sitting there saying that nothing has changed about me, im not jealous but i want to kno why dont u like me anymore and whats so speacial about her??
    XxBreakMyRealityxXon February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo she weighs buck of 5
    what does that mean??
    Questions??on February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is sooooooo true!!!
    a buck of 5 means she weighs 105
    but yeah this song is soo true. not even kidding this is right on it.
    ShelbyLynneon February 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentshouldnt it be CAN remember when it use to be me??


    not cant??


    justtttt wondering cause thats what i thought lol
    xb3autifulxli3sxon February 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoesn't Stacie Orrico sing this same song? How wierd is that? well, paula sounds better singing it.
    loop-to-loopon March 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit says exactly how i feel now....

    it hurts but we all have to move on sometime...
    =[
    caraamorivoion May 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI LOVELOVELOVE HER VOICEEEEEEEEE. Its about this guy she likes, they used to be together but not anymore and she misses him but he's moved on and is with someone else now ):

    moosicjunkieon June 17, 2007   Link

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