"Jamais" as written by and Jarvis Branson/dunckel Cocker....
I told you before that this is the end
You'll never work in this town again
Jamais

You think you know me, that's your trouble
Never fall in love with a body double
Jamais

I stick to the script and I go with the plan
And frankly my dear I never gave a damn
Jamais

Never even scratched the surface
Though you're picking through my bones
It's the performance of a lifetime
It's my only starring role
Your leading lady needs direction
Your leading lady sleeps alone

You got the surface and substance confused
Don't believe what you read in those interviews
Jamais

I can act like I'm dumb, I can act like I'm clever
You though that was me, oh well, I never
Jamais

So just what is real and just what is fake
Well in life you never get to do a second take
Jamais

Never even scratched the surface
Though you're picking through my bones
Though the names and dates are altered
The story's still my own
The performance of a lifetime
My only starring role

In a cast of many thousands no one's essential to the plot
Every extra, every superstar must now vacate the lot
In the performance of a lifetime I make the final cut


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"Jamais" as written by Jean Benoit Dunckel Jarvis Branson Cocker

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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    General Commentjamais? no idea what that is
    her voice is amazing
    let uss be freeon May 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentJamais means 'never' in French.
    proposalson June 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOH wow. okay that definitely makes the song/lyrics better haha thanks proposals
    let uss be freeon June 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOH wow. okay that definitely makes the song/lyrics better haha thanks proposals
    let uss be freeon June 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is an ironic look at fame - it's like a warning to a fan or someone who gets close to a celebrity that they aren't everything they may appear - there are two parts to the character in jamais; her public persona and her real self.
    umbrellaheadon October 18, 2008   Link

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