Suddenly, our shortcomings don't seem to matter that much
Your IQ is twenty points low
And I'm no six foot, hot look, All-American man
Sad to say, I pushed you away
Waiting for "Mrs. Right"

You never gave up
Devotion, waiting for me
You'll always be my girlfriend
I, too, waiting for you
I'll always be your friend

I commend your stubbornness
Without it, we'd have never got this far
I am done with perfection
Chasing her leaves me with nothing but pain
Unlike you, she isn't true
She's got her own concerns

You never gave up
Devotion, waiting for me
You'll always be my girlfriend
I, too, waiting for you
I'll always be your friend

Devotion, waiting for me
You'll always be my girlfriend
I, too, I'm waiting for you
I'll always be your friend


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Devotion Lyrics as written by Rivers Cuomo

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    I think it's more of a sweet song. I mean it's one of those "to know what you have you have to let it go" sort of things. He didn't realize what he had in front of him. He went to go find what he wanted, and he came back because it was in front of him the whole time.

    alphabeticalon May 08, 2002   Link
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    This strikes me as really sad. You suck, so I rejected you, and looked for someone better. But everyone else turned me down, so I'm going to come back to you. It's a huge insult really.

    aj2828ajon April 26, 2002   Link
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    true , but the way they sing it makes it sound so nice and pure. but hey thats one devoted girl

    21pinksockson May 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    in that one verse he says "i commend" not "i can mend"

    slaphappyon July 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    this is a pretty confusing song, lyrically, too. how is it that he has this girlfriend and isn't the boyfriend?

    slaphappyon July 23, 2002   Link
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    i think this song is about him havin this chick and then him leavin her and realizing what he left behind after all the other girls couldnt take her place... i dont know, im dumb... lol

    xTinkerBell138xon August 03, 2002   Link
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    this song is so good. it's about how he dumped a girl who loved him to go chase his dream girl, but his dream girl rejected him so he's going back to his ex because she'll take him back because of her strong feelings. she is like his safety net, and this is summed up in the whole "you'll always be my girlfriend...i'll always be your friend". he knows that she will always be there for him, both as a friend and a lover, where he can only guarantee friendship, as he is likely to go after the next lushgirl he sees, leaving her behind again, drowning in her devotion to him. anyways, that's what i think...

    xpankfrisston September 22, 2002   Link
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    This is my favorite Weezer song.

    rubybubbleon March 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
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    this one always made me felt like i'm on a carousel.

    ps i love youon April 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
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    geez. my grammar sucks..

    ps i love youon April 23, 2003   Link

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