"Lover Boy (Bonus Track)" as written by and Michael Holbrook Penniman....
Isn’t it enough, isn’t it enough just to be wild and free
Caught up in the rough, caught up in the rush of life staring at me
You think you’re in love boy, but you don't really know what love is
You think you're in love girl, but honey let me show you where your heart is

Loverboy, is just illusion to me
You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
Pretty boy with a nasty trace
Funny boy with an ugly face

Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie

Isn’t it enough, isn’t it enough just to be sunny and dumb
Aren't you tired of hookin' up, sick of breaking up
Oh you fool, you did it for fun
You think you’re in love girl, but you don't really know what love is
You think you're in love boy, well honey let me show you where your heart is

Loverboy, is just illusion to me
You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
Pretty boy with a nasty trace
Funny boy with an ugly face

Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie

Loverboy, is just illusion to me
You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
Pretty boy with a nasty trace
Funny boy with an ugly face

Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie

Loverboy, is just illusion to me
You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
Pretty boy with a nasty trace
Funny boy with an ugly face

Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie

Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie


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  • +1
    General CommentIt's not all that bad. Sarah-Stagedive is my old account, but my email address on it got shut down and I forgot the password.

    Anyway, it's kind of catchy.
    sarie-contraryon June 26, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentCynical, but catchy~
    I like this song~
    :]

    "A pretty boy with an nasty trace
    A funny boy with an ugly face"
    I love it~
    nightwriter69on August 01, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"A pretty boy with a nasty trace,
    A funny boy with an ugly face"

    I love that part :)
    doomsdayclockon August 23, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI've been listening to this song for the last 15 minutes. This song is strangely fascinating to me, and I have no idea why.

    BTW, Those lyrics are way messed up. Is there any way to correct them?
    hash420on September 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhy hasnt anybody commented this? is it that bad?
    georgie-trohmaniacon October 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI LOVE this song. There's a new version as a bonus track on The Boy Who Knew Too Much, and it's SO much better than the demo...I don't know why it wasn't put on the actual album.
    everythingelseon September 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about the turbulence of being in love when you're young. Always falling in and out of love, but not really knowing what it is. And the chorus - I love the chorus - talks about how "love" or your infatuation/idea of "love" tricks you into feeling a certain way, but it's more like a reaction than anything. It's like "wow, he has nice eyes, and he's smart, and tall - I love him <3" but it's not real love, it's more like a reaction of attraction to someone who has these qualities that you like. Doesn't mean it's love.

    This is my favourite track off his new album. I love the whole CD but this song made me buy the album. Love Mika. <3
    mallepaon October 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthere are the right lyrics;;

    Isn’t it enough isn’t it enough just to be wild and free
    Caught up in the rough, caught up in the rush of life staring at me
    You think you’re in love boy, but you don't really know what love is
    You think you're in love girl, but honey let me show you where your heart is

    Loverboy, is just illusion to me
    You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
    Pretty boy with a nasty trace
    Funny boy will an ugly face

    Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
    Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie

    Isn’t it enough isn’t it enough just to be sunny and dumb
    Aren't you tired of hookin' up, sick of breaking up
    Oh you fool, you did it for fun
    You think you’re in love girl, but you don't really know what love is
    You think you're in love boy, but honey let me show you where your heart is

    Loverboy, is just illusion to me
    You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
    Pretty boy with a nasty trace
    Funny boy will an ugly face

    Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
    Loverboy, is just illusion to me
    You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
    Pretty boy with a nasty trace
    Funny boy will an ugly face

    Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
    Love is just a cautionary, momentary, ractionary lie
    Loverboy, is just illusion to me
    You could take any boy, I'd show you what you would feel
    Pretty boy with a nasty trace
    Funny boy will an ugly face

    Love is just a cautionary, momentary, reactionary lie
    Leasuhhx11on January 25, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionI can't help but hear 'you could do any boy'. I'm not sure though. Anyone else hears that?
    Alexanderplatzon January 20, 2011   Link

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