"Behind The Music" as written by and Anjulie Persaud Jon Levine....
No you don't stand a chance
For a second in my world
The same old song
It won't last long
If you can't stand behind the music
All the fame, all the girls
All the money in this world
They don't mean sh-, better admit
If you can't stand behind the music

So stand up
Show 'em how we do it
Won't back down until I see your
Hands up
Tell 'em what the truth is
Stand behind the music

You gotta get behind
Cross your heart, hope to die
Splash of hype
Dash of pretty that don't mean I'll buy
Okay alright already
They getting money
From all the frauds, all the phonies, all the fakes
Slow down
It's a fast paced world
Breathe, breathe
Look my face in the mirror say
"Who the heck am I?"
Look me in the eye
Is this conviction or addiction or a waste of time?

Just name a genre
Yeah I've tried it
Been doin' this from 15 to life, yeah
I need a break already
I gotta find it
And for the first time in my life, I'm doing my schtick
I, I, I, I wanna stand in this
Pop star frenzy
Girls getting praise, look at Nikki look at Katy
Chew it up
Make my teeth rot
You think I'm talkin' to ya?
I'm probably not (Not)

No you don't stand a chance
For a second in my world
The same old song
It won't last long
If you can't stand behind the music
All the fame, all the girls,
All the money in this world
They don't mean sh-, better admit
If you can't stand behind the music

Rewind
When I was a little younger
Lookin' for a label and a little clean danger
LA had a taste for a (New adventure)
We opened every "do not enter"
Yeah I was tryin' hard to be somebody
Be the cool kid at the party
Lookin' at me la-di da-di, hottie hottie, hot tamale
Stranger feelin' up my body
Told me I could be somebody
Wait,
Someone stopped me, went home and I called my mommy
Oh no, I'm not that girl
I still wanna be the leader of the free world
Yeah I'm a big dreamer
I'm a believer
Just try to tell me no, I'm a go full steam ahead
No, can't slow me down
Run this town from the inside out
Block by block from the bottom to the top
I know just who I am
And I know just who I'm not

No you don't stand a chance
For a second in my world
The same old song
It won't last long
If you can't stand behind the music
All the fame, all the girls,
All the money in this world
They don't mean sh-, better admit
If you can't stand behind the music

So stand up, show 'em how we do it
Won't back down until I see your hands up
Tell 'em what the truth is
Stand behind the music
Yeah, stand up, come on let me see your
Front row up to the nose bleeders
Hands up, if you really need it
Stand behind the music

No you don't stand a chance
For a second in my world
The same old song
It won't last long
If you can't stand behind the music


Lyrics submitted by swaggchick, edited by AmberBell

"Behind the Music" as written by Jon Levine Anjulie Persaud

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    Song MeaningMusic. Point blank.

    People talk smack, they can have all of the money in the world, but it means nothing without music. She tried to make it and everyone told her that she couldn't. But she stayed behind it and she eventually got there, so what do you have to say about that?

    ^^basically what the song means.
    AmberBellon March 16, 2014   Link

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