"Shiny Magazine" as written by and Cester/cester....
I saw your face
In a pretty magazine
You don't even know
Where you are and what you've seen
Why do you lie?
Do you need to fill us fear?
What's that worth to you?
Oh we used to look up to you

Oh my god I know too well
Being sweet just doesn't sell
If you've got better things to do
I try to run but my legs ache
The photographs that I refuse to take
Oh will it never end

We are alone
Departed from our bones
What's that worth to you?
Oh we used to look up to you

Oh my god I know too well
Being sweet just doesn't sell
If you've got better things to do

Am I hiding again?
Am I hiding again?
Tell me how to live my life
Ooh ooh ooh
And the sun is shining down, yeah
And the sun is shining down

Oh my god I know too well
Being sweet just never sells
If you've got better things to do

Am I hiding again?
Am I hiding again?
Tell me how to live my life
Ooh ooh ooh
And the sun is shining down, yeah
Yeah the sun it's shining down.


Lyrics submitted by bing_redboy

"Shiny Magazine" as written by Nicholas John Cester Christopher Cester

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  • +1
    General Commentthe lyrics are wrong.

    it is "if you've got better things to do"
    nopressure17on October 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDefinitely one of my favorites on the new CD. This song is amazing.

    I really have no clue what it is about. Maybe about just not being good enough?
    nopressure17on October 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA song that could easily fit on A Hard Days Night or Help! by The Beatles.
    Lemmonon October 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is amazing!
    Spittermanon November 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOoh, Beatles-esque for sure. Um, this is a guess on my part, but could this song be about some girl whose life went down a destructive path? She's in a pretty magazine (shiny even) but she was so sweet that he can't stand it. Maybe?
    UZeroHead2on December 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Jet's new CD is sooo good...I have no idea what this is about, though. LOL. Jet seems to try to make many songs about like society. I think this is about something similar to Skin and Bones...they don't like values these days.
    ella17on January 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinatly anout a girl who he obviously likes but she was maybe too good for him or something...overall a good song..very beatles-ish!
    friscleon January 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWell I think that it could be about a girl of celebrity status that people look up to, this person being in a magazine doesnt sell when you make stupid ideas. And "my legs ache", I think means that they don't like the press coverage and pictures being taken when it puts them under bad light, but they are always somewhere that they can capture an image of them.
    mkowalkon February 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentChris sings this song and i heard he wrote it about nic. is this true?
    pinhead8on April 12, 2008   Link

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