"Anything But Ordinary" as written by Avril Ramona Lavigne, Lauren Christy, Scott Alspach and Graham Edwards....
Sometimes I get so weird
I even freak myself out
I laugh myself to sleep
It's my lullaby
Sometimes I drive so fast
Just to feel the danger
I want to scream
It makes me feel alive

Is it enough to love?
Is it enough to breathe?
Somebody rip my heart out
And leave me here to bleed
Is it enough to die?
Somebody save my life
I'd rather be anything but ordinary please

To walk within the lines
Would make my life so boring
I want to know that I
Have been to the extreme
So knock me off my feet
Come on now give it to me
Anything to make me feel alive

Is it enough to love?
Is it enough to breath?
Somebody rip my heart out
And leave me here to bleed
Is it enough to die?
Somebody save my life
I'd rather be anything but ordinary please
I'd rather be anything but ordinary please.

Let down your defenses
Use no common sense
If you look you will see
That this world is a beautiful
Accident turbulent succulent
Opulent permanent, no way
I want to taste it
Don't want to waste it away

Sometimes I get so weird
I even freak myself out
I laugh my self to sleep
It's my lullaby

Is it enough?
Is it enough?
Is it enough to breath?
Somebody rip my heart out
And leave me here to bleed
Is it enough to die?
Somebody save my life
I'd rather be anything but ordinary please

Is it enough?
Is it enough to die?
Somebody save my life
I'd rather be anything but ordinary please
I'd rather be anything but ordinary please.


Lyrics submitted by manprettys_panties

"Anything But Ordinary" as written by Scott Spock Lauren Christy

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  • +4
    General CommentFor me, this song seems to be a lot sadder than many of the comments seem to see it.. Rather than being a celebration of being unique, I feel like she's lamenting her mundane life and wishing for something to change it, no matter what that something is (as in the line 'somebody rip my heart out and leave me here to bleed' - even if someone hurts her, she would accept that because she just wants to feel alive). Back when I was really young and I used to listen to this song (can't believe it came out in 2002, wow) I remember the first verses before the chorus would always make me feel really sad for some reason, I can't really explain why.. anyway, yeah, I can relate a lot to this song.
    lostmymusicon April 17, 2012   Link
  • +3
    General Comment"I'd rather be anything but ordinary, please"... That is all 4 years of highschool captured in 7 beautiful words.
    Kayteaon June 05, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Commentenergetic, yes, and motivational. theres still hope for us stupidly crazy ones. =]
    spunkifiedon May 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is so energetic. It just livens up the mood.
    EnspyreMeon May 02, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think this song is great and i dont even kow why people waist others peoples times by fighting on a COMMENT board. freedom of speach so everyone is entitled to they're own opinion,
    Let them all say what they want, its only they're view anyways, wether you think its wrong or right.
    =)
    icq 148251377
    TanyaNadineon June 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a theme song for me, really. i love the "be original!" meaning of it, and the guitar is very nicely done. yay.
    theonechickon May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is probably one of her best songs in my opinion, and the best phrase?

    "Let down your defenses
    Use no common sense
    If you look you will see
    That this world is a beautiful accident
    Turbulent
    Succulent
    Oppulent
    Permanent
    No way
    I wanna taste it
    Don't wanna waste it away"

    .... "This world is a beautiful accident" ... that line is particularly awesome :Þ I can relate to this song, and she sings it with the spirit the words deserve to be sang in.
    Museicalinon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"To walk within the lines/Would make my life so boring/I want to know that I have been/To the extreme/So knock me off my feet/Come on now give it to me/Anything to make me feel alive"
    This has to be one of the greatest songs I've ever heard. "This world is a beautiful accident"...I know just what she means. It feels like she wrote the song to fit it to me, you know? This is my new theme song! It's wonderful!
    And as for the song's meaning: I love it. "Anything but ordinary, please." Definately unlike most songs that you hear these days! Energetic, lively, everything that you would want to blast on your radio on the weekends. I hate being called ordinary. I hate being run-of-the-mill. I want to be myself, not who everyone says I should be. "I'd rather be anything but ordinary, please" That's what the song's about. :-) And the spirit is definate. No question.
    gillianmaybeon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song should totally be her next single...it's my favorite out of all the avril songs. it so describes me and most of my friends, and i love the beat. it's great when a song like this comes out...it makes me feel like other people could understand me, ya know?
    short1_86on May 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...anything bout ordinary < Me >
    xLindsayxon May 27, 2002   Link

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