"Amnesia" as written by Fernando Garibay and Kasia Livingston....
Ooh, ooh,

I saw him standing there in the parking lot,
He asked if I came here a lot,
And this is how I responded,

I forgot my name, I forgot my telephone number,
If he wanna see me, he don't even know where,
I forgot my address, damsel in distress.
I forgot my boyfriend was the one that had bought me this rock,
I get amnesia when Im standing next to yo-o-ou,
He's been with me for several years, I know this much is true,
Didn't know it was over, 'till you came on over,
And told me that you just-just can't forget about me.

I talk to my girls, I can talk to my girls like crazy,
To anyone I speak my mind, I tell 'em off, it don't phase me,
I'm not lazy, but boy lately,
When I see you I just st-utter,
Word just slip away like butter- flies,

I saw you standing there in the VIP on Friday,
We conversate up in my fantasies like everyday,
But I'm a dud, whenever you approach,
Like yesterday when you just came to say 'Hello'

I forgot my name, I forgot my telephone number,
If he wanna see me, he don't even know where,
I forgot my address, damsel in distress.
I forgot my boyfriend was the one that had bought me this rock,
I get amnesia when Im standing next to yo-o-ou,
He's been with me for several years, I know this much is true,
Didn't know it was over, 'till you came on over,
And told me that you just-just can't forget about me,
Me, me,
This is how I do.

(I-I-) I talk to most guys, I can talk to most guys like crazy,
To anyone I speak my mind, I tell 'em off, it don't phase me,
But you shake me, boy you make me sto-o-o-o-op and stutter,
When we touch I melt like butter, (I)

I saw you standing there in the VIP on Saturday,
Now that I know you got a thing for me, I should be straight,
I'm not the kind of girl who'd just let any guy get close,
All I can say is I'mma tell my guy he should just effing go.

I forgot my name, I forgot my telephone number,
If he wanna see me, he don't even know where,
I forgot my address, damsel in distress.
I forgot my boyfriend was the one that had bought me this rock,
I get amnesia when Im standing next to yo-o-ou,
He's been with me for several years, I know this much is true,
Didn't know it was over, 'till you came on over,
And told me that you just-just can't forget about me.
Me, me,
This is how I do.


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    General Commenti think this song is about this woman meeting this new guy after being in a relationship that almost headed to marriage but, they broke up.

    "I forgot my boyfriend was the one that had bought me this rock
    I get amnesia when Im standing next to yo-o-ou,
    He's been with me for several years, I know this much is true,
    Didn't know it was over, 'till you came on over,"

    she's finally realizing this past relationship is over with now that she found a new guy to fall in love with. and whenever she's around him, she forgets all her problems and worries and even her phone number.

    "We conversate up in my fantasies like everyday,
    But I'm a dud, whenever you approach,
    Like yesterday when you just came to say 'Hello'"

    in her dreams, she's able to speak to this guy. but, in reality, she's so shy around him.
    _bananapancakeson November 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti LOVE this. best bonus track fer sher <3

    i get amnesia when im standin next to yooOoOu!
    thrwmyhrtawy.on November 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song just makes me so happy. :)
    Technophobiaon November 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentMy fave song so far on Circus!! Really great album from what I've heard so far =)
    i agree with bananapancakes for the most part on this one. To me, its about a girl who has a boyfriend that she is still engaged to. She completely forgets about this boyfriend when thinking about the other guy in the song. She gets nervous and can't think straight whenever she is around him or even when she thinks about him. She forgets that its her boyfriend that gave her the engagement ring...instead she wishes it was this other guy. She wants to end things with her boyfriend to be with this guy instead. She didn't realize it was over and that she no longer want to be with her boyfriend until her new love interest says he can't forget about her. At this moment, she knows he feels the same as she does and wants to be with him, instead of her fiance
    mymaryjane87on December 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentoops, one more thing! as far as the amnesia reference. I think she is saying: that when she is with this new guy, she forgets all about her boyfriend and the life she has with him. Everything about her life, as well because he makes her nervous and is in love with him.
    mymaryjane87on December 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsorry me AGAIN. this didnt make the album, its just a B side I believe =( oh well, Circus still gets 2 thumbs up from me
    mymaryjane87on December 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningMy favorite song on the cd…I know I know it’s a damn bonus track. Anyway this song is pretty much about cheating and my boyfriend questions my obsession for this song ha. Shes basically saying theres this one guy that shes just so smittened with that she kinda forgets who she is (also forgets her boyfriend). Which leads to bad bad things.

    I get amnesia when im standing next to you-OU-OU!!!
    Jenny92786on December 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOH MY GOD! "I forgot my boyfriend was the one that had bought me this ROCK"?!?!?!

    This is what I get for not having english as my native tongue.

    I've been singing "I forgot my boyfriend was the one that had bought me this BRA" and thereby putting a much more sexual angle to the song...

    Like "I forget everything around when I'm with you, as I am undressing, I don't even think about who bought me my lingerie"


    I suck
    Jesshaon December 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFavorite song on Circus. And I think the meaning is a bit obvious.
    elegantlyiamon January 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment'All I can say is I'mma tell my guy he should just effing go.'
    Best line ever!!
    Haha love this song.. one of the best on the album :)
    Jcramson January 04, 2009   Link

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