What makes a kettle whistle?
What makes gold precious?
How come some people, they'll show you everything?
How come some people, they don't like nothing at all?
Well I know why. . .
We all want to be
Beautiful too. . .
Beautiful too. . .
What makes a baby cry?
What makes a poor baby older than a rich one?
And why do we need to belong to someone else. . .
Well I know why. . .
We all want to be. . .
Beautiful too. . .
Beautiful too. . .



Lyrics submitted by iheartnitz

Kettle Whistle Lyrics as written by Perry Farrell Eric Adam Avery

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    this song is about how excited he'd get when the tea was done when he was younger and how he lost his childhood waiting for tea

    incuon May 04, 2004   Link
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    good song. aw "weeee im floating"

    frenzyon January 16, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    i love the peaceful jungle experience i feel everytime i listen to this song. it's somewhat sad, and it somewhat reveals reality...

    loghon June 08, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    What makes a poor baby Older than a rich one?

    I love that line.

    Bellyfull of Swanson August 12, 2005   Link
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    for me, it's all about i bet you wish you were someone else.

    flip it.

    slow peteon December 07, 2007   Link
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    My Opinion

    i think its about peoples values and how they feel about them. as well as how culture separates people into different categories.

    Soniconchronicon May 15, 2010   Link

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