Ooh, jealousy
Ooh, my jealousy

Is she fine, so well-bred
The perfect girl, a social deb?
And is she the sort, that you've always thought
Could make, could make you what you're not?

Ooh, jealousy
Ooh, my jealousy

Is she smart, so well-read
Are there books, are there novels by her bed?
And is she the sort that you've always said
Could satisfy your head?

Ooh, jealousy
La, la, la ooh, my jealousy
Na, na, na, na my jealousy

Does she talk, the way I do?
Is her voice, is her voice reminding you
Of the promises, the little white lies, too
Sometimes, tell me, while she's touching you
Just by mistake, accidentally, do you say my name?


Lyrics submitted by kevin

"Jealousy" as written by Natalie A Merchant

Lyrics © Downtown Music Publishing

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  • +1
    General CommentNatalie Merchant so perfectly puts jealousy into song form. The lyrics seem to be the thoughts in one's head wondering what "the other girl" is like. I love the last part. In the back of your mind you wonder how you compare to her, but you almost don't want to think it. By putting this at the end of the song, it reflects that hesitancy to ask that question. Good song.
    Shimmeron April 23, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti haven't heard another song that puts jealousy of another woman so perfectly...
    oojealousyon April 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentperfect way to end the song. LOVE IT
    Amsieon May 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits clearly a scorned lover, and shes asking her ex what his new girl is like. she is asking him, 'is she better than me?' but in the end she knows that however great his new love may be, he wont forget her, the singer. its a great song
    lily(myoneandonly)on October 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome!!
    SeReNiTyYon March 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLOVE LOVE this song.
    mrsdarthvaderon July 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes i love this song too
    libragrl4musicon July 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is very good for someone feeling bitter about their former love.
    sem3000on August 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is very good for someone feeling bitter about their former love.
    sem3000on August 10, 2009   Link

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