"Blame On Me" as written by Clinton Sparks, Durrone Moore and Aliaume Thiam....
As life goes on I'm starting to learn more and more about responsibility
I realize everything I do is affecting the people around me
So I want to take this time out to apologize for things I have done
And things that have not occurred yet
And the things they don't want to take responsibility for

I'm sorry for the times I left you home
I was on the road and you were alone
I'm sorry for the times that I had to go
I'm sorry for the fact that I did not know
That you were sitting home just wishing we
Could go back to when it was just you and me
I'm sorry for the times I would neglect
I'm sorry for the times I disrespect

I'm sorry for the wrong things that I've done
I'm sorry I'm not always there for my sons
I'm sorry for the fact that I'm not aware
That you can't sleep at night when I am not there
Because I am in the streets like everyday
Sorry for the things that I did not say
Like how you are the best thing in my world
And how I'm so proud to call you my girl

I understand that there are some problems
And I am not too blind to know
All the pain you kept inside you
Even though you might not show
If I can't apologize for being wrong
Then it's just a shame on me
I'll be the reason for your pain and you can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me

Sorry for the things that he put you through
And all the times you didn't know what to do
Sorry that you had to go and sell those packs
Just trying to stay busy till you heard from Dad
And you would rather be home with all your kids
As one big family with love and bliss
And even though Pops treated us like kids

He got a second wife and you didn't agree
He got up and left you there all alone
I'm sorry that you had to do it on your own
I'm sorry that I went and added to your grief
I'm sorry that your son was once a thief
I'm sorry that I grew up way too fast
I wish I would've listened and not be so bad
I'm sorry your life turned out this way
I'm sorry that the FEDS came and took me away

I understand that there are some problems
And I am not too blind to know
All the pain you kept inside you
Even though you might not show
If I can't apologize for being wrong
Then it's just a shame on me
I'll be the reason for your pain and you can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me

I'm sorry that it took so long to see
They were dead wrong trying to put it on me
I'm sorry that it took so long to speak
But I was on tour with Gwen Stefani
I'm sorry for the hand that she was dealt
For the embarrassment that she felt
Just a little young girl trying to have fun
Her daddy should never let her out that young
I'm sorry for Club Zen getting shut down
I hope they manage better next time around
How was I to know she was underage
In a twenty one and older club they say
Why doesn't anybody wanna take blame
Verizon backed out disgracing my name
I'm just a singer trying to entertain
Because I love my fans I'll take that blame
Even though the blame's on you
Even though the blame's on you
Even though the blame's on you
I'll take that blame from you

And you can put that blame on me
And you can put that blame on me
You can put that blame on me
And you can put that blame on me


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"Sorry, Blame It on Me" as written by Clinton Sparks Aliaume Thiam

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    General CommentThis Is My Favorite Song i had to add these lyrics. Akon is talking to his mom,saying how he is sorry for evreything he might have done and may do in the future. this song can be interprited as being toawrds a girlfriend, ex-girlfriend, or to a friend. He is saying that he realizes all the shit hes done and he apologizes to evreyone and that he will take the blame. Best song out now touches my heart
    freakyflacoon June 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLike the person above me said: first verse it to the girlfriend/lover/wife/kids, etc, the second is to his mother, and the last part is to everybody else (the girl and her parents, Gwen, Verizon, and his fans).

    I think this song is amazing. Not only does it sound good, but the meaning of it is very good. He's saying, "I'm taking blame for everything I've done, and even things I haven't." Everybody can say, "Oh, he shouldn't have been doing that shit anyway." Like some of you have pointed out, HE DIDN'T KNOW! He's saying, "It wasn't my fault. The girl's dad let her out, she went out, the club let her in." But out of love for his fans and for his music, he's taking the blame so everyone can just move on. I'm totally on Akon's side. (:
    xx_darling_xxon October 29, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI LOVE DIS SONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    babygrl54on November 19, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentam loving this song i think its really good
    heyoon June 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWTF, no akon wrote this song after he humped a 14 year old, he didnt know she was 14 he was doing a concert and it was at a club for 21 and up but somehow she got in and people are blaming him but its not his fault she shouldnt of even been there,
    unwritenlaw_savemeon June 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsure akon humped that girl, but if you look on myspace for her, she'll come up, talking about how "awesome" it was to be on the stage with him. she's an idiot for going to club zen underage, and if she's stupid enough to do that, she's capable of a lot of other idiotic things. akon, is as he said in this song, " just a singer trying to entertain." and i mean, watching the video from club zen with akon and the girl, did make me laugh. very very hard.
    HiYouon July 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentunwritenlaw_saveme

    you are partly correct, but you could have given the whole story.

    he was performing in a 21+ club, and brought a girl on stage and started dancing with her, and pretending to hump her. he found out later she was 14 and her father is a pastor.
    the father flipped out.
    akon had no idea, and he got in trouble for it. verizon dropped him, the club was shut down ect.
    dontworrybehappyon July 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAre you serious? Its like hes blaming the girl for him humping her or whatever and hes all Verizon backed out because theyre scared. Can you blame them? Okay so maybe she shouldn't have been in a 21+ club, but haven't we all dones something like that?
    I wonder if hes gonna come out with a song about the kid he like caapulted off the stage for throwing something at him.
    Shins_Skanksteron July 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this has got to do with the girl situation a lot, it inspired him to make song like this. He says he's sorry for all the bad things been happening, and anything bad that's occurred already you can blame it on him. Pretty self-titled, and I think its about time he should make a song where he apologizes I think he has done a lot of stupid shit in his life (and so I have, admittedly), and I think this song's going to be another hit really, it shows a good reflection of his past obviously. It's quite a touchy song, definitely one of my favorites this year. And I didn't respect or liked Akon before this, obviously because of the incident where he threw a fourteen year old child off the stage in one of his concerts he done a month ago or so. But yes, I have visited his myspace quite a few times, and his website too. He did apologize to the mother about the incident, it obviously wasn't enough, but the song made me feel like that he's trying to redeem all the wrong he has done. And yes, people said this before, we all make mistakes, and Akon recognizes the wrongs he's done and in the song how he mentioned about more responsibilities he needs to take, and this song just shows everything I was talking about, so far this could be one of his best song he has produced because it shows his more personal side to life.
    Brenster56on July 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentActually I sorta regret my last post, I didn't get incited to the full extent of the whole incident between him {Akon} and the 14 year old girl. And yes, when I read the whole article in one website, this song was to refer back to that incident, and he even mentions his apologies to that girl and to Gwen Stefani too. I'll copy some of the article to show what I mean. It says in one of the articles through Wikipedia and newsweek letters that, In April 2007, Akon drew criticism for a raunchy dance with a fourteen year old girl at a Trinidad club, as part of a fake contest, despite the club's claim to have an eighteen-years and over age limit.The incident was filmed by Akon's crew and later uploaded to the Internet. On April 20, 2007 local media, channel TV6, aired the video clip publicly. Amid criticism on the radio, television, and from the blogosphere, Verizon Wireless has removed ringtones featuring Akon's songs. Verizon has also decided not to sponsor an upcoming tour where Akon was to be the opening act for Gwen Stefani. However, Universal Music Group did not take action against Akon, but rather simply ordered the video clip be removed from video-sharing site YouTube due to copyright infringement. Conservative commentator and Parents Television Council founder Brent Bozell called this "corporate irresponsibility".

    In a newly released song, "Sorry, Blame It On Me", Akon apologizes to the young girl and Gwen Stefani for the incident at the club, though citing the club for admitting the girl because she was under 21, and the parents for letting her go out. He sings "Even though the blame's on you, I'll take that blame from you. You can put the blame on me."
    Brenster56on July 09, 2007   Link

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