"If That Were Me" as written by Melanie Chisholm and Richard W Jr N Nowels....
Where do they go and what do they do?
They're walking on by. They're looking at you.
Some people stop, some people stare.
But would they help you and do they care?

How did you fall? Did you fall at all?
Are you happy when you are sleeping underneath the stars?
When it's cold is it your hope that keeps you warm?

A spare bit of change is all that I give.
How is that gonna help when you've got nowhere to live?
Some turn away so they don't see.
I bet you'd look if that were me.

How did you fall? Did you fall at all?
Is it lonely where you are sleeping in between parked cars?
When it thunders where do you hide from the storm?

Could you ever forgive my self-pity?
When you've got nothing and you're living on the streets of the city.
I couldn't live without my phone.
But you don't even have a home.

How did we fall? Can we get up at all?
Are we happy where we are on our lonely little star?
When it's cold is it your hope that keeps you warm?

Where do they go and what do they do?
They're walking on by. They're looking at you.
They're walking on by. They're looking at you.



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"If That Were Me" as written by Richard W Jr Nowels Melanie Chisholm

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    General CommentThis song has that really funny line about the "phone/home" that my online friends and I always joked about! This song is really suppose to be serious, but it sure brings back memories of laughter!
    Simplisticon June 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I have always found the phone/home line hilarious as well. She really should've found somethign better to stick in there. The song is nice besides that!
    anticipatingon June 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe "phone/home" line made it all that much memorable.
    Simplisticon June 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhats funnuy about that line?? its so true?
    the song is about social justice... there are people on the streets with nowhere to live, and all we care about are our material possessions like our phones!!! its a beautiful song, and there is nothing remotely funny about the lines phone and home. its incredibly appropriate. and a great song when dealing with poverty and social justice issues.
    green_with_nvon August 31, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"When it thunders where do you hide from the storm? "

    When your ladylove cums do you hide from it?
    Blaqspiceon February 02, 2008   Link
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    General Comment^ she forgot to add "when your thunder thighs squeeze my face do you hide your orgasm?"
    smellyspiceon February 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentStop being so fking rude.
    spiceupyourlifeon July 04, 2011   Link

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