Oh, talk talk talk
Oh, shut your mouth.
A little kiss kiss kiss,
come on and help me out.
Desperate times call for desperate measures,
and desperate desires lead to desperate pleasures.
You know?
Oh yeah, you know don't you?
Oh god, you don't?
Oh no, you don't, do you?
Won't you teach teach teach me if you can.
How to be more cosmopolitan.
Who needs class when you got money?
Well I've got cash, but you've got everything else.
Well you can call me crazy, but I heard that sells.
Oh, why can't I be you?
Oh, how can I be you?
Oh, it's so easy for you to be
just what everyone wants to be.
So, why not me?
Tell me, why not me?
Tell me!
Well look look look who's laughing now?
Well it's me-e-e, but not too loud.
I won't make it on my own for long, dear.
I'm doing anything to just hold on here.
It's true, it's true,
that I could just walk a mile in another man's shoes.
Oh, why can't I be you?
Oh, how can I be you?
Oh, it's so easy for you to be,
just what everyone wants to be.
So, why not me?
Tell me, why not me?
Now listen to me, listen to me,
you're what I should be, what I could be.
So what do you say, what do you say?
I'm willing to pay, begging to pay.
Now what'll it take, what'll it take,
to get me a break, give me a break?
Oh what can you do, what can I do,
to make you like me, make me like you?
Why can't I be you?
Oh, how can I be you?
Oh, it's so easy for you to be,
just what everyone wants to be,
my days never stop haunting me,
you can make it look so easy!
Why not me?
Tell me!
Why not me?
Oh, tell me!
Why, not me?


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