"Lonely at the Top" as written by Samuel Dylan Murphy Preston, Alex James Smith, Mark Taylor, Jeffrey Reagan Taylor, William Jonathan Brown and James Alexander Gregory....
This is a song for all of my close friends
Anonymous neighbors with stories to tell
I didn't realize I had so many close friends nameless and shameless with hear say to sell.

What's the fuss? You've gotta be in it to win it
I want pride but I know I'll never get it
Fame, I wanna live for 15 minutes
I want love but my hearts not in it

If only it was lonely at the top, I've got too much, but its never enough,
If only it was lonely at the top,
If only it was lonely at the top.

Oh oh, oh oh.

This is a song for all the complainers
All the campaigners who will not give up
They're selling their souls just to wear their sunglasses
They say "stop the press, I want to get off"

What's the fuss? I've gotta be in it to win it
I want pride but I know il never get it
Shame, I wanna live for 15 minutes
I want love but my hearts not in it

If only it was lonely at the top I've got too much, but its never enough,
If only it was lonely at the top,
If only it was lonely

What's the fuss? You've gotta be in it to win it
I want pride but I know I'll never get it
Fame, I wanna live for 15 minutes
I want love but my hearts not in it.

Oh oh, oh oh

If only it was lonely at the top, I've got too much but its never enough,
If only it was lonely at the top,
If only it was lonely at the top,
If only it was lonely

Oh oh, oh oh
If only


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"Lonely at the Top" as written by James Alexander Gregory Alex James Smith

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    General CommentThis song borrows a rhythm from Randy Newman's 'Lonely at the Top', though strangely has completely the opposite meaning.

    The Ordinary Boys here are basically saying that when you're famous and rich, everybody is your friend, though often you don't remember who they are. Everyone has dirt to dish on you. Most importantly, though, being in the limelight all the time makes it impossible to find love. Even though he appears to have infinite friends, he is still lonely because he is so disconnected from them.

    I quite like the song. This is what the song means to me, anyway.
    nightwlfon January 30, 2007   Link

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