"Fingerprints" as written by and Katy/wells Perry....
Voted most likely to end up on the back OK a milk box drink
Looks like I'm letting them down
'Cause seven, seventy-five isn't worth and hour of my hard work and time
When you cant afford half the shit they advertise
Oh I'm worth more then they ask more then the two-tag generation full of regret
Oh I won't settle no, oh I can't settle

[Chorus]
I wanna break the mold, I wanna break the stereotype
Fist in the air I'm not going down with out a fight
It's my life
And I'm sitting on the sidelines watching

It pass me by
I'm leaving you my legacy
I gotta make my mark
I gotta run it hard
I want you to remember me
I'm leaving my fingerprints
I'm leaving my fingerprints
I'm leaving my fingerprints on you

Representing you and me
Don't you wanna go down in history?
Rather then end up begging on the streets
Trading under table favors for a place to sleep
'Cause I'm worth more then this so stop writing prescriptions for my Ritalin
I can't focus my attention

[Chorus]

It pass me by
I'm leaving you my legacy
I gotta make my mark
I gotta run it hard
I want you to remember me
I'm leaving my fingerprints
I'm leaving my fingerprints
Don't give up
Don't give in
Because your arms on the rock
Oh I'm not innocent, innocent, innocent, innocent

Effortless and I'm sitting on the sidelines watching
It pass me by
I'm leaving you my legacy
I gotta make my mark
I gotta run it hard
I want you to remember me
(I want you to remember me)
Effortless and I'm sitting on the sidelines watching
It pass me by
I'm leaving you my legacy
I gotta make my mark
I gotta run it hard
I want you to remember me
'Cause I'm leaving my fingerprints
I'm leaving my fingerprints
I'm leaving my fingerprints, in the end


Lyrics submitted by SophieSomething

"Fingerprints" as written by Greg Wells, Katy Perry

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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is great! About how we're worth more than minimum wage, how LIFE is worth more! How we shouldn't settle and take what we can get; how we don't all need to be medicated and compartmentalized into little boxes... and how we're going to leave a change on the world 'in the end'.

    Love it. You should too. =D
    sketchymurron June 07, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYeah i agree...doesnt really sound like her..its got a littlle bit of Avril Lavigne or Hayley Williams about it...I Love It...x
    deedee38on August 18, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentone of her best songs :) i like this katy way more than the "i kissed a girl" sellout katy.
    i like her songs, the ones that are down to earth.
    like simple
    xbrokensoundsxon September 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoes anyone else she sounds a LOT like hayley williams in the chorus of this song?
    lol anyways, this another great song by katy
    there's ona wrong lyric,
    instead of 'Effortless'
    it should be 'It's my life'
    :]
    canezruleon June 09, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my favorites off the album, I hope it's released to the radio.
    Pinkbutterflyon June 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIts about proving yourself to a world where you are categorised before you are even seen
    white_stone_3on June 30, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoesn't sound like herself in this one.
    i kinda like it =^.^=
    Sweenys_waitingon July 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGAHH I LOVE THIS SONG SO MUCH!!!

    tis been on repeat for like ever.
    ahahah love it, and katy =D
    KerrodKoncussionon September 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentkaty perry is really talented and you can tell from songs like this
    i think the first line "Voted most likely to end up on the back of a milk box drink
    Looks like I'm letting 'em down" is that people thought she would just end up "lost", the way that people's missing pictures go on the back of milk cartons (which is the name of another song on the album) but she knows who she is and what she wants in life and they're wrong
    LieutenantLaurenon October 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh ny gosh, very good song. Somehow the song sounds VERY alternative/Rock to me.. It's really good! I love how she changes her voice in her songs. Shows like many different sides of her.
    Antisocialon March 24, 2009   Link

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