"Lonely" as written by Rodney Roy Jerkins, Brian Kierulf, Britney Spears and Joshua Swartz....
To think I'm so naive
How dare you play with me?
I gave you heart and soul, yeah
Tell me baby, please
Why you screwing with my head?
I don't think you understand
I won't take your (huh) no more
Don't knock on my door

Not this time, because I recognize
I've heard it all before, and I-I-I

Think of all the time that I wasted
Think of all the times that I took you back
Ain't no way I'll be lonely
I don't want to let you back in
Let's just face it
Better off alone and I won't turn back
You thought that I would be lonely
I don't want to let you back in

Don't tell me how to feel
Or say that you're for real
My mind's made up, I'm cool without you
You got no more appeal
Now this girl don't need no man
Says what she can do what she can
Now I live for me
Boy, does that make you weep?

Not this time, because I realize
I've heard it all before, and I-I-I

Think of all the time that I wasted
Think of all the times that I took you back
Ain't no way I'll be lonely
I don't want to let you back in
Let's just face it
Better off alone and I won't turn back
You thought that I would be lonely
I don't want to let you back in

Think of times
You made me cry
You had me so confused
I'm tired of trying
Leave behind this
What's a girl to do?

I think of all the times you made me sick
I used to think I couldn't handle it
What you think, I'm just another chick?
Messed with Brit, boy, you must have tripped
What were you thinking when you lost my trust?
You had it all now you're left with nothing
Oh baby, now I know you want my touch
And now you're lonely and you still want me

Think of all the time that I wasted
Think of all the times that I took you back
Ain't no way I'll be lonely
I don't want to let you back in
Let's just face it
Better off alone and I won't turn back
You thought that I would be lonely
I don't want to let you back in
Think of all the time that I wasted
Think of all the times that I took you back
Ain't no way I'll be lonely
I don't want to let you back in
Let's just face it
Better off alone and I won't turn back
You thought that I would be lonely
I don't want to let you back in


Lyrics submitted by GuyMagniv

"Lonely" as written by Britney Spears Brian Anthony Kierulf

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

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    General Commenti think this is a good song she aint takin no shit from her man
    BabyTorion April 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song means tons to me bc i have had a guy mess with my head, and then when i heard this song it was like an awakening! lol well, not that deep, but i was like this is what he's doing to me, and now i have like an anthem ....i know that sounds corny, but its true!
    tills315on April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentum....which cd is this off of because she ahs a song called lonely on her newest cd and this isn't the same song.....if someone could please help me find the other one i would really appriciate it, thank you
    amyluvsorangeson June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentamyluvsoranges this song is on the cd "Britney". I know cause I have it!!
    Britney#1on July 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsorry i think i entered the britney-fan-page...didn't want to!
    las mamacitason August 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentuhh which cd sucks? oh yeah, that's right,.., They all do.
    LulusXeon August 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhens britney posing for playb0y?
    darkpop2Dzombieon June 09, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much. Makes me wanna pump it up and dance around!
    Misseveruson March 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti thought that she sings "when i lost my justin" somewhere in there :D
    Lyra_on October 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love this song..
    dearhannahon September 21, 2008   Link

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