"Why" as written by and Callie Champion Deborah Allen....
Why aren't I one of these interesting people, who's always got something to say
To not be contrived, and to feel so alive, and to never, have wasted, a day
To go for long walks, have well informed talks, in a non-confrontational way
Why aren't I one of these interesting people and why won't you stay?

I'm still having the same conversation
I've been having for years
I just want to read and retain information
Just face up to my fears
I look at myself and it's so plain to see
All I need is to change, change
Not too much I still want to be me
Everyone looks the same

Why is my phone full of so many numbers, and why doesn't anyone call?
Maybe they think that I'm always too busy, or maybe I've no friends at all
While I'm watching TV, they're all out necking E's and while obviously I'm appalled
Why is my phone full of so many numbers and why don't you call?

I'm still having the same conversation
I've been having for years
I just want to read and retain information
Just face up to my fears
I look at myself and it's so plain to see
All I need is to change, change
Not too much I still want to be me
Everyone looks the same

I'm still having the same conversation
I've been having for years,
I just want to read and retain information
Just face up to my fears
I look at myself and it's so plain to see
All I need is to change, change
Not too much I still want to be me
Everyone looks the same


Lyrics submitted by bunnykins

"Why" as written by Gregory Kurstin Lily Allen

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commenti think this song could be about just life in general.

    Like you just see people that are just like the life of the party and you wonder why can't you be like that or wondering why you know some many people they don't call you. and you like make a realisation that to be the things you want to be you need to change, but like really don't want to change because you want to be yourself, and if you do change you will be like everyone else.

    I don't think its like a super duper you have to pick apart every line, its pretty straight forward. Its all about wonder "Why?"

    chokeondramaon May 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhen I first heard this song, I thought it was about changing yourself to be with the person you love, but now I think it's about not being able to get over an ex maybe? Sorry if I'm wrong though
    Crazy2113on May 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWhen I first heard this song, I thought it was about changing yourself to be with the person you love, but now I think it's about not being able to get over an ex maybe? Sorry if I'm wrong though
    Crazy2113on May 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think this song could be about just life in general.

    Like you just see people that are just like the life of the party and you wonder why can't you be like that or wondering why you know some many people they don't call you. and you like make a realisation that to be the things you want to be you need to change, but like really don't want to change because you want to be yourself, and if you do change you will be like everyone else.

    I don't think its like a super duper you have to pick apart every line, its pretty straight forward. Its all about wonder "Why?"

    chokeondramaon May 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is the story of my life. She is describing a feeling of feeling like everybody else is more interesting and she feels like nobody cares for her anymore :/
    sweetoothpasteon January 10, 2014   Link

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