"Wannabe" as written by Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell, Matthew Paul Rowbottom and Richard Stannard....
Ha ha ha ha ha
Yo, I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha)
I wanna really, really, really wanna zigazig ah

If you want my future, forget my past
If you wanna get with me, better make it fast
Now don't go wasting my precious time
Get your act together we could be just fine

I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha)
I wanna really, really, really wanna zigazig ah
If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends
(Gotta get with my friends)
Make it last forever, friendship never ends
If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give
Taking is too easy, but that's the way it is

Oh, what do you think about that
Now you know how I feel
Say, you can handle my love, are you for real
(Are you for real)
I won't be hasty, I'll give you a try
If you really bug me then I'll say goodbye

Yo I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want
I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha)
I wanna really, really, really wanna zigazig ah

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends
(Gotta get with my friends)
Make it last forever, friendship never ends
If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give
(You've got to give)
Taking is too easy, but that's the way it is

So, here's a story from A to Z
You wanna get with me, you gotta listen carefully
We got Em in the place who likes it in your face
You got G like MC who likes it on a
Easy V doesn't come for free, she's a real lady
And as for me, ha you'll see

Slam your body down and wind it all around
Slam your body down and wind it all around

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends
(Gotta get with my friends)
Make it last forever, friendship never ends
If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give
(You've got to give)
Taking is too easy, but that's the way it is

If you wanna be my lover
You gotta, you gotta, you gotta, you gotta, you gotta
Slam, slam, slam, slam (make it last forever)

Slam your body down and wind it all around
Slam your body down and wind it all around
Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha
Slam your body down and wind it all around
Slam your body down and zigazig ah
If you wanna be my lover


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"Wannabe" as written by Geri Halliwell Melanie Chisholm

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

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  • +5
    General Commentthis is not about fucking anyone elses boyfriend, where the hell did you hallucinate that?!?! its just about how if a guy wants to be with one of the girls, he has to get along with her friends. really guys, is it that hard to understand?!?!
    torrance21on March 24, 2005   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThis song just dosen't work on many levels. They're saying that if a guy wants to get with them, they have to also be with their friends, and make it last a long time. I don't know if i'm mistaken, but I don't think that relationships work that way.
    wuzup8804on December 20, 2004   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThe song depicts the girls explaining what someone has to do "if you wannabe my lover". The word "Zig-a-Zig-ah" used in the song was made up by the girls and Melanie C said in Friday Night Project that it means sex
    michellev__on July 30, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is not about 9/11
    kkraveyon August 20, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis did not seem so cheesy to me as a ten year old, i watched the 7 days that shook the spice girls and i saw what i used to think was really cool and i was just sitting there thinking "fuckin hell" it was just so blatently a big corporate suck up money machine
    the_name_is_andyon September 25, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's not a good song, but strangely addictive
    xturricanxon April 13, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is about girls who have sex with each others boyfriends. she says if some guy wants to do her, shes gotta do her friends first, and if they say hes any good, then shell do him too. basically theyre whores.
    SquidOmeleton September 18, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAm I the only person on the planet to have spotted the Spice Girls shocking promotion of Ecstasy use to the impressionable pre-pubescent market?

    'So here's a story from A to Z, you wanna get with me
    you gotta listen carefully,
    We got Em in the place who likes it in your face,
    we got G like MC who likes it on an E...'

    And encouraging prostitution...

    'Easy V doesn't come for free, she's a real lady'

    Or at least find some loaded guy to get wed to
    m blankon June 27, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgross song, discusting group of wannabes
    ANTWANmyMANon July 28, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment""Am I the only person on the planet to have spotted the Spice Girls shocking promotion of Ecstasy use to the impressionable pre-pubescent market?

    'So here's a story from A to Z, you wanna get with me
    you gotta listen carefully,
    We got Em in the place who likes it in your face,
    we got G like MC who likes it on an E...'

    And encouraging prostitution...

    'Easy V doesn't come for free, she's a real lady'

    Or at least find some loaded guy to get wed to""

    they're introducing the members of the band! and a little bit about what theyre like. v doesnt come for free means shes not a slut.... jeez
    BunnySundaeon August 09, 2006   Link

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