14 Rue de Savoy
that's where the flat was let
Shacked up in Paris two days
after we had met

Eighteen bars of the sonata
and you were mine
This music gig doesn't pay that well
but the fans are alright

Darling come home
I can't take the apartment alone
You left your beret behind
and your croissant is getting cold

Visa, Mastercard, discovered that I was spent
took my heart, my best jeans, and left me
with paying the rent
A user, abuser, a loser
but I didn't care
I've always been a guy with a sweet tooth
and that girl was just like a king-sized candy bar

Pick up the phone
meet me at the Sorbonne
Keep turning me on
with those French words I can't pronounce

Milkshake n' honey yeah (x 8)
(Ma petite, comment ca va? (x 2) ad lib)


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Milkshake 'N' Honey song meanings
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    General Commentre funkybrownie: The song is written from the perspective of a guy.

    I think the song is either making fun of or just showing how this pathetic guy reacts after being screwed over. Instead of sucking it up, he drags it out by whining about it and begging the girl to take him back. The lyrics are so whiny and pathetic--even Corin's voice has an exaggerated whiny dramatic dragging quality in this song.

    What makes me love this song is the deliberate use of cliches when referring to the fact that the incident took place in France ("your croissant is getting cold" and "Meet me at the Sorbonne"). I love when people use cliches on purpose for a comedic effect.

    Good song.
    EnidCaulfieldon June 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know why she calls herself a guy?
    funkybrownieon April 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think in the song, she sings "girl", but on the insert it's "guy".
    I could be wrong.
    jawbreaker8996on March 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentShe says "guy."
    ***on January 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentShe says "guy."
    ***on January 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentShe says "guy" but until reading the lyrics I always presumed she was switching identities at that point in the song - now I think maybe it is all from the guy's perspective.

    Given the address at the start I've always wondered if it's based on an historical figure? some composer? and then mixing it up a bit as a modern groupie/rock star story?
    charlestonon April 28, 2012   Link

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