I'm wise and ambitious,
And angry and free,
And smart and available,
And sexy...
I'm soft and appealing,
And wearing pajamas,
And twisted and willing,
And crazy...

And this is the story of the death of Cinderella
She'd grow to be a maid if she couldn't find a fella
Who can use her
And it's all you could do not to throw her on the floor.

And thought-provoking,
And opinionated
Cultured and funny,
And experienced...
Fearless and tender,
And sweetly innocent,
Uninhibited,
Likes a good debate.

And this is the story of the death of Cinderella
She'd grow to be a maid if she couldn't find a fella
Who can use her
And it's all you could do not to tie her to the bed.

I could fall in love a million times before I die
You could draw me a bubble bath,
We could walk into the sunset...

And this is the story of the death of Cinderella
She'd grow to be a maid if she couldn't find a fella
Who can use her
And it's all you could do not to keep her sober.

And this is the story of the death of Cinderella
I'm gonna grow to be a maid and I'll never find a fella
Who can use me
And that's all you can do not to kick me in the ass.


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    General Commenti found this song on a lyric site and i really like the words. i would love to hear how it goes and try and get a copy of my own but i cannot find it on any of her albums - is it on any of them? where can i hear it?!?!?!?!
    pabloredfoxon March 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti got this song off of winMX..finally! it took like 3 days to actually get a transfer started! i got a live version, it's pretty awesome..there's a squeaking mic, but i learned to ignore it..i really like this song! "i could fall in love a million times before i die." <--sexy.
    1_night_as_foreveron May 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti now believe that this is my song... i've never even heard it and i could not love it any more. i have always loved alanis, but this is amazing.
    zoe1286on June 25, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti cant find it either
    ........yet
    dutch_angel_moion June 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think this is the recording that 1 night as forever was talking about but you can listen to it here die66.free.fr/zic/….mp3
    sami09on August 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLove it.
    MusenMollyon March 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis could be my theme song...i love alanis
    paper_hearts13on March 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIf anyone still wants this song IM me on aim crazypoundpupp
    renthead4on May 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAlanis writes a lot of her lyrics from two conflicting perspectives. As in later song called "Precious Illusions," she is both the dizzy, lovestruck, culturally brainwashed, romance addict and (then) the (in this case, somewhat ruthless) commentator.

    The lyrics here are as somewhat inaccurate as they are everywhere else, btw. She wrote DoC for Jagged Little Pill but cut it from the master; she often did it in concert in the mid '90s.
    naughtmoseson September 09, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAn afterthaught (heh): Al's repertoire is full of indications of her ability to contain her internal diversities, but perhaps nowhere else in all those tunes is her flapdoodle, exploration-obsessed inner three-year-old dancing so well with her present state of perspective. At 35 (as of '09), this combination of discovery-bent rug rat and muted sex-bomb sophisticate is utterly disarming when observed from five or ten feet away.
    naughtmoseson October 01, 2009   Link

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