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There used to be a better kind
of rock and rollin' superstar
They'd strut around and do their thing
all I know how to do is sing

And I don't do that so well
I never summon things from hell
I'm just a regular white guy
who's afraid to rock so hard
I'd break my guard
and give myself away
away

There used to be a better brand
of frontman personality
But I don't do that so well
I never summon things from hell
I'm just a regular white guy
who's afraid to rock so hard
I'd break my guard
and give myself away
away

But I don't do that so well
I never summon things from hell
I'm just a regular white guy
who's afraid to rock so hard
I'd break my guard
and give myself
and kick myself
and kill myself
away
away


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    General CommentWow. Interesting. Incredible song.Wow.
    _weezer_on March 14, 2003   Link
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    General CommentRivers is talking about how his favorite bands, like Kiss, would be absolutely crazy on stage and how much he loved it, while all he does is sing and he doesn't even think he does that well
    neato713on November 25, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlol 'never summon things from hell' never actually heard the song, though
    findsomepeaceon August 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI have a version with very different lyrics... hmm... anyway, very cool song. Talking about how he wound up different from the stereotypical rocker, I do believe.
    TheSilverNobleon February 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLove this song :)
    but i have a different version too.
    x_ruthon December 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHere are the 'other lyrics' (I think...some of it's pretty hard to make out...):

    There used to be a better kind
    Of rock and rolling superstar
    They'd strut around and do their thing
    All I know how to do is sing

    And I don't do that so well
    I never summon things from hell
    I'm just a regular white guy
    Who's afraid to...

    I guess that I could drink a beer
    And smoke a doobie to get loose
    But that depletes my energy
    And screws up all my business moves

    (Not sure about this bit! Pretty much a guess...)

    **Got to make a stone cold stare (somewhere)
    Without a dreadlock to my name (long hair) ** ?!?!?

    I'm just a regular white guy
    Who's afraid to rock so hard
    I'd break my gaurd
    And give myself away
    x_ruthon December 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song has the same exact bridge as elvis presleys hunk of burnin love

    youtube.com/…
    babloon January 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentchorus that is
    babloon January 13, 2008   Link

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