Ooh, jealousy
Ooh, jealousy

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

Ooh, jealousy
Ooh, jealousy

Is she bright, so well read
Are there novels by her bed?
Is she the sort that you've always said
Could satisfy your head?

Ooh, jealousy
La-la-la-la-la, la
Ooh, jealousy
La-la-la-la, la
Ooh, my jealousy

Does she talk the way I do?
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?


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Jealousy Lyrics as written by Natalie Merchant

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    Natalie 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
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    i haven't heard another song that puts jealousy of another woman so perfectly...

    oojealousyon April 29, 2007   Link
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    perfect way to end the song. LOVE IT

    Amsieon May 06, 2004   Link
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    its 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
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    awesome!!

    SeReNiTyYon March 14, 2005   Link
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    LOVE LOVE this song.

    mrsdarthvaderon July 12, 2005   Link
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    yes i love this song too

    libragrl4musicon July 17, 2005   Link
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    This song is very good for someone feeling bitter about their former love.

    sem3000on August 10, 2009   Link
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    This song is very good for someone feeling bitter about their former love.

    sem3000on August 10, 2009   Link

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