"Emily" as written by Michael Holbrook Penniman, Laurent Lescarret and Jodi Maureen Horovitz....
Emily, Emily,
Emily, can’t you write a happy song
Get your eyes to number one
You could try a little harder
Emily, you could be a millionaire
But you’re superlove hot hair
Gonna end up like your father
Emily, you can’t even like your chance
Get a boy and learn to dance
Be a girl like any other
Emily, are you stuck or by you gay
If you are, then that’s ok
'Cause it doesn’t even matter

Emily, it’s your life and you can’t live it twice
One day you’ll understand and then you’ll take my hand
Emily, I love you, an do know you do too
You never make no sense, screaming at me in French
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Shut up listen to me, dance with me Emily
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Shut up listen to me, dance with me Emily

Emily, you got so much in your life
Me I got no one’s advice
Don’t you know you got it easy
Emily, what you smoking, what’s that stench
Who you screaming out in French
Did you really think you had me
Emily, that’s enough to hide your toes
Acting like you… I give up it’s not worth trying
Emily, one day I will end up dead
That’s the only thing I’ve said
That will ever get her smiling,

Emily, it’s your life and you can’t live it twice
One day you’ll understand and then you’ll take my hand
Emily, I love you, an do know you do too
You never make no sense, screaming at me in French
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Shut up listen to me, dance with me Emily
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Shut up listen to me, dance with me Emily

Emily, live your life in a balloon
Lock yourself up in your room
So the world can never reach ya
Emily, now I’m speaking Japanese
Got me falling on my knees, got me praying to saint peter
Emily, see the price I have to pay
I would give my life away
If I knew that I could reach you
Emily, why you make this hard to me
It’s not the way it’s meant to be
I don’t never wanna hit you

Emily dance, Emily dance, dance, dance, Emily dance
Emily dance, Emily dance, dance, dance, Emily dance
Emily dance, Emily dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance

Emily, it’s your life and you can’t live it twice
One day you’ll understand and then you’ll take my hand
Emily, I love you, an do know you do too
You never make no sense, screaming at me in French
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Shut up listen to me, dance with me Emily
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Bullcrotching, that’s that
Shut up listen to me, dance with me Emily
Emily dance.


Lyrics submitted by sourwolf, edited by safare, mikamika, tancrackers, loalio, toxictears6661, emilym

"Emily" as written by Michael Holbrook Penniman Laurent Damien Lescarret

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentWho the hell changed the lyrics I transcribed? "Bullcrotching?" SERIOUSLY?! Good god, does nobody have ears? Once again, here are the correct lyrics, since who knows how long it will take to get them changed.

    Emily, Emily...

    Emily, can't you write a happy song,
    get your ass to number one?
    You could try a little harder.
    Emily, you could be a millionaire,
    but you're so full of hot air,
    gonna end up like your father.

    Emily, you can't leave your life to chance,
    get a boy and learn to dance,
    be a girl like any other.
    Emily, are you stuck up?
    Are you gay?
    If you are, well, that's okay,
    'cause it doesn't even matter, Emily.

    Emily, it's your life,
    and you can't live it twice.
    One day you'll understand,
    Emily, take my hand.

    Emily, I love you,
    and I know you do too.
    You never make no sense,
    screaming at me in French,
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.

    Emily, you got so much in your life.
    Me, I got no one's advice.
    Don't you know you got it easy?
    Emily, what you smokin'?
    What's that stench?
    Who you screamin' at in French?
    Did you really think you had me?
    Emily, that's enough, do as your told,
    acting like you hate your soul,
    I give up, it's not worth trying.
    Emily, one day I will end up dead,
    that's the only thing I said
    that would ever get her smiling,
    Emily.

    Emily, it's your life,
    and you can't live it twice.
    One day you'll understand,
    Emily, take my hand.

    Emily, I love you,
    and I know you do too.
    You never make no sense,
    screaming at me in French,
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.

    Emily, live your life in a balloon,
    lock yourself up in your room,
    so the world can never reach you.
    Emily, am I speaking Japanese?
    Got me fallin' on my knees,
    got me prayin' to Saint Peter.
    Emily, see the price I have to pay?
    I would give my life away,
    if I knew that I could reach you.
    Emily, why'd you make this hard for me?
    It's not the way it's meant to be,
    I don't ever want to hate you.

    Emily, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance!

    Emily, it's your life,
    and you can't live it twice.
    One day you'll understand,
    Emily, take my hand.

    Emily, I love you,
    and I know you do too.
    You never make no sense,
    screaming at me in French,
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.

    Emily, dance!
    sourwolfon March 06, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General CommentWho the hell changed the lyrics I transcribed? "Bullcrotching?" SERIOUSLY?! Good god, does nobody have ears? Once again, here are the correct lyrics, since who knows how long it will take to get them changed.

    Emily, Emily...

    Emily, can't you write a happy song,
    get your ass to number one?
    You could try a little harder.
    Emily, you could be a millionaire,
    but you're so full of hot air,
    gonna end up like your father.

    Emily, you can't leave your life to chance,
    get a boy and learn to dance,
    be a girl like any other.
    Emily, are you stuck up?
    Are you gay?
    If you are, well, that's okay,
    'cause it doesn't even matter, Emily.

    Emily, it's your life,
    and you can't live it twice.
    One day you'll understand,
    Emily, take my hand.

    Emily, I love you,
    and I know you do too.
    You never make no sense,
    screaming at me in French,
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.

    Emily, you got so much in your life.
    Me, I got no one's advice.
    Don't you know you got it easy?
    Emily, what you smokin'?
    What's that stench?
    Who you screamin' at in French?
    Did you really think you had me?
    Emily, that's enough, do as your told,
    acting like you're eight years old,
    I give up, it's not worth trying.
    Emily, one day I will end up dead,
    that's the only thing I said
    that would ever get her smiling,
    Emily.

    Emily, it's your life,
    and you can't live it twice.
    One day you'll understand,
    Emily, take my hand.

    Emily, I love you,
    and I know you do too.
    You never make no sense,
    screaming at me in French,
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.

    Emily, live your life in a balloon,
    lock yourself up in your room,
    so the world can never reach you.
    Emily, am I speaking Japanese?
    Got me fallin' on my knees,
    got me prayin' to Saint Peter.
    Emily, see the price I have to pay?
    I would give my life away,
    if I knew that I could reach you.
    Emily, why'd you make this hard for me?
    It's not the way it's meant to be,
    I don't ever want to hate you.

    Emily, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance!
    Emily, dance!

    Emily, it's your life,
    and you can't live it twice.
    One day you'll understand,
    Emily, take my hand.

    Emily, I love you,
    and I know you do too.
    You never make no sense,
    screaming at me in French,
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.
    "Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Pourquoi tu gâches ta vie?"
    Shut up, listen to me,
    dance with me Emily.

    Emily, dance!
    sourwolfon March 06, 2013   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionThe question marks are "That's enough, do as you're told (or it could be 'That's enough to hide your toes')" and "Acting like you're eight years old." By the way, the part in French (Pourquoi tu gâche ta vie) means "Why do you waste your life?"
    ILoveMIKAon October 17, 2012   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI submitted a lyrics edit. Let's hope they get the OK
    tancrackerson August 03, 2014   Link

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