It's not her fault that she's so irresistible
But all the damage she's caused isn't fixable
Every twenty seconds you repeat her name
But when it comes to me you don't care
If I'm alive or dead

So objection, I don't wanna be the exception
To get a bit of your attention
I love you for free and I'm not your mother
But you don't even bother

Objection, I'm tired of this triangle
Got dizzy dancing tango
I'm falling apart in your hands again
No way, I've got to get away

Next to her cheap silicone I look minimal
That's why in front of your eyes, I'm invisible
But you gotta know small things also count
You better put your feet on the ground
And see what it's about

So objection, I don't wanna be the exception
To get a bit of your attention
I love you for free and I'm not your mother
But you don't even bother

I'm tied to the angles of this triangle
Got dizzy dancing tango
I'm falling apart in your hands again
No way, no, no, no, no

I wish there was a chance for you and me
I wish you couldn't find a place to be
Away from here

This is pathetic and sardonic
It's sadistic and psychotic
Tango is not for three
Was never meant to be
But you can try it, rehearse it
Or train like a horse
But don't you count on me
Oh, don't you count on me, boy

Objection, I don't wanna the exception
To get a bit of your attention
I love you for free and I'm not your mother
But you don't even bother

Objection, I'm tired of this triangle
Got dizzy dancing tango
I'm falling apart in your hands again
No way, I've got to get away

Get away
Get away, eh, eh, eh
Get away
Ah-ha-ho, ah-ha-ho, aha
Ah-ha-ho, ah-ha-ho, aha
Uh-uh
I'm falling apart in your hands again
Get away
I'm falling apart in your hands again
Get away
Get away


Lyrics submitted by syd_Mel

Objection (Tango) Lyrics as written by Shakira Mebarak

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  • +2
    General Comment

    these lyrics are easy to figure. it's all about cheating, hence the phrase 'two to tango'. and the line "Tango is not for three" in the song.

    Strokin_iton August 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Actually, the lyrics are.... "I love you for free and I'm not your mother." instead of "Love is for free and I'm not your mother." :)

    StarrySkieson July 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    awesome song..the line 'i love u for free and i'm not your mother' i always loved.. .)

    gunner-chicaon June 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA thats so true. well it makes alot of sense and ive never really heard a song like this before. i really like it.

    Tracyon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Actually, I wonder if you can edit these or "fix them up" 'cause there's a few mistakes here.

    syd_Melon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    That's better.

    syd_Melon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    what mistakes??

    Tracyon June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    hahahaha, i cant believe you fixed it, I didnt think you were serious!! but what was wrong with the first one??

    Tracyon June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    syd mel, we understand ur a shakira fan but ive read a few shakira lyrics now and ur always correcting people... r u so sad and pathetic u have no life but just sit and memorise shakira lyrics all day?! does it make u feel good about yourself if you are forever correcting some person who has taken time out to provide lyrics for people to read you c, ive listened to this song and the only mistakes that i could possibly think you've picked up on is the fact that ur just pissed coz someone posted all the shakira lyrics before you had chance to!!

    Princess |\/.\/|on June 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    Awesome song! The first time I ever heard it, I thought 'what the hell..?' cause it sounded like a cross between polka and surfer music (to me anyways..). Now I love it. My favorite part is when she goes into the 'This is pathetic and sardonic..' part. =)

    sn0konesrgoodon June 29, 2002   Link

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