"When I Grow Up (Pussycat Dolls cover)" as written by Theron Makiel Thomas, Timothy Jamahli Thomas, James Stanley Mccarty, Paul Granville Samwell Smith and Rodney Jerkins....
Boys call you sexy (What's up, sexy)
And you don't care what they say
See, every time you turn around
They screamin' your name

Now I've got a confession
When I was young I wanted attention
And I promised myself that I'd do anything
Anything at all for them to notice me

But I ain't complaining
We all wanna be famous
So go ahead and say what you wanna say
You know what it's like to be nameless
Want them to know what your name is
'Cause see when I was younger I would say

When I grow up
I wanna be famous
I wanna be a star
I wanna be in movies
When I grow up
I wanna see the world
Drive nice cars
I wanna have groupies
When I grow up
Be on TV
People know me
Be on magazines
When I grow up
Fresh and clean
Number one boy when I step out on the scene

Be careful what you wish for
'Cause you just might get it
You just might get it
You just might get it
Be careful what you wish for
'Cause you just might get it
You just might get it
You just might get it (Get it?)

They used to tell me I was silly
Until I popped up on the TV
I always wanted to be a superstar
And knew that singing songs would get me this far

But I ain't complaining
We all wanna be famous
So go ahead and say what you wanna say
You know what it's like to be nameless
Want them to know what your name is
'Cause see when I was younger I would say

When I grow up
I wanna be famous
I wanna be a star
I wanna be in movies
When I grow up
I wanna see the world
Drive nice cars
I wanna have groupies
When I grow up
Be on TV
People know me
Be on magazines
When I grow up
Fresh and clean
Number one boy when I step out on the scene

Be careful what you wish for
'Cause you just might get it
You just might get it
You just might get it
Be careful what you wish for
'Cause you just might get it
You just might get it
You just might get it

I see them staring at me
Oh I'm a trendsetter
Yes this is true 'cause what I do, no one can do it better
You can talk about me
'Cause I'm a hot topic
I see you watching me, watching me, and I know you want it

When I grow up
I wanna be famous
I wanna be a star
I wanna be in movies
When I grow up
I wanna see the world
Drive nice cars
I wanna have groupies
When I grow up
Be on TV
People know me
Be on magazines
When I grow up
Fresh and clean
Number one boy when I step out on the scene

Be careful what you wish for
'Cause you just might get it
You just might get it
You just might get it
Be careful what you wish for
'Cause you just might get it
You just might get it
You just might get it


Lyrics submitted by rockcitydrug

"When I Grow Up" as written by Jim Mccarty Rodney Jerkins

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +1
    General Commentlol derek's voice at the very beginning is so priceless :]
    sounds like he's trying to seduce us (which he absolutely did)

    amazing cover of a ridiculous mediocre song.
    love it :]
    trixxxiethereptileon March 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBrilliant cover. Absolutely brilliant.
    xoEmergencyTDMon March 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe first line, his fucking voice makes me do ridiculous things.
    best cover i've ever heard in my fucking life.
    thrwmyhrtawy.on March 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh this is a GREAT cover. wow.
    aletheiaon March 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfcking amazing.
    katybbyon March 15, 2009   Link
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    General Commenthahaaa they changed boobies to groupies

    but yea, great cover
    Xxmusicislife5xXon March 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinitely thought it was "...drive nice cars, I wanna have boobies"
    Alk3Crimsonon March 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a fantastic cover, made me headbang ridiculously and beam at nothing. who knew such a crappy song could sound so fucking awesome when sung by the right person?
    fancypirouetteson March 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionSO much better than the original.
    someheartson April 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti dont care what anyone says, i will always say "boobies" instead of "groupies"
    it sounds...better haha.

    a reeeaaaalllllyyy great cover to an originally pretty crappy song, i mean the PCD is nice to look at, but singing, there just annoying.
    CountryBoysGoddamnon July 18, 2009   Link

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