Well, there's a little boy waiting at the counter of the corner shop
He's been waiting down there, waiting half the day
They never ever see him from the top
He gets pushed around, knocked to the ground
He gets to his feet and he says

What about me?
It isn't fair
I've had enough, now I want my share
Can't you see, I wanna live
But you just take more than you give

Well, there's a pretty girl serving at the counter of the corner shop
She's been waiting back there, waiting for a dream
Her dreams walk in and out, they never stop
Well she's not too proud, to cry out loud
She runs to the street and she screams

What about me?
It isn't fair
I've had enough, now I want my share
Can't you see, I wanna live
But you just take more than you give
More than you give

Take a step back and see the little people
They might be young but they're the ones
that make the big people big
So listen as they whisper
"What about me?"

And now I'm standing on the corner
All the world's gone home
Nobody's changed, nobody's been saved
And I'm feeling cold and alone
I guess I'm lucky, I smile a lot
But sometimes I wish for more than I've got

What about me?
It isn't fair
I've had enough, now I want my share
Can't you see, I wanna live
But you just take more than you give
It isn't fair
I've had enough, now I want my share
Can't you see, I wanna live
But you just take more
you just take more
you just take more than you give

What about me?
What about me?
What about me?


Lyrics submitted by Marelle

What About Me? Lyrics as written by Garry Allan Frost Frances Claire Swan

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General Commentwhat, no one's heard this amazing song, or at least commented on it?

    this song is so good, its sad that Moving Pictures didn't make it.
    myotismonon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is an awesome song. I sand it on a National TV show in americ called "STAR SEARCH". It was kind of like the fore-runner to American Idol. Everyone loved the song too. I still play this song out acoustically when I play. wish they would have done some other albums because it would be interesting to see some of their work and how it progressed.

    they could write killer melodies and great lyrics.
    ArtNewkirkon May 05, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentum i tink they did
    The Tree of Lifeon June 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmyotismon, what made you think they didn't write this song? They did.
    lnd3005on June 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentin america they're a one hit wonder.
    i hear what about me on the radio all the time, none of their other stuff from the Day's of Innocence album (which i have) and even though What about Me is my favorite song from the album, there are a bunch of others that are great.

    what i meant by they didnt make it, was that they didnt make it in america, which is where i live....
    myotismonon July 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think they were pretty much one hit wonders here, too. Sad, 'cause this is an incredible song.
    tonights_skyon October 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song was made to be screamed at the top of your lungs after consuming significant amounts of alcohol.
    tomthumbon August 25, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis song i absolutely beautiful. it makes me wanna' just simply cry out. i treminds me of middle and high school where only certain people are loved and only a few kids have what they deserve and the best people get shoved into the background. it makes me wanna grab the PA mike an sing loudly out to the whole school and basically make them think, "what about me" the quiet kid in the shadows, don't i deserve to live my life?
    SilentSong19on June 21, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis is undoubtedly my absolute favorite song, but this sight didn't get the lyrics correct. The lyrics go; "take a step and see the little people they might be young, but they're the ones that make the big people big" that is very disappointing
    lyzz1968on September 21, 2012   Link

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