"Hot One" as written by and Larson....
Well you're the grand wild
Have you noticed
When you walk in, all the fairy boys are
Pale and nervous
Well my starship doesn't want me
And neither does this world
I'm glad I caught you on my view screen, Sailor

You're the grand Wilde
Come and court me
Cause this wooing is what I'm wanting
When my spacesuit comes to warm me
And hold me like a god
I am the captain of the gravity, Maxwell
Everywhere I see your faces

Hot one
From my starship over Venus to the sun
But it's a crime!
Your mistaken!
A momentary seizure of love
Oh, love

Well you're the grand wild
But darling, I'm a mess
I've got to humanize my wrinkled form
But the boys are not impressed
When my spaceship comes to orbit
Just hold me like a girl
I'll be the captain of the gravity, Maxwell
I see your faces in the strangest places

Hot one
From the starship over Venus to the sun
But it's a crime!
You're mistaken!
Momentary seizure of love

Hot one
From a starship over Venus to the Sun
But it's a drag!
You're so mean!
Destroying my belief in, in love
Oh, love

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"Hot One" as written by Nathan Larson

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    General Commentilove shudder to think and this song. i think its about how your see beautiful people or hot ones everywhere you go and how they can make you feel something so quick which is not the way love should be and it 'destroying my belief in love'
    spacehogpop8on April 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentActually, it's not 'you're the grand WILDE,' it's 'you're the grand ONE.'

    Regardless, I absolutely love this song--it really makes the Velvet Goldmine soundtrack worth buying.
    AetherUnicornon February 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWhoever posted this really f'ed up the lyrics. But anyhoo, I think it's about seeing a person that you wish you were, and are jealous of, but don't have the courage to be. Excellent movie and wonderful soundtrack!!!
    himtopiaon February 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThese lyrics are all fucked up. It's "this wooing is one of mourning" for one and for two...nevermind. Great movie and soundtrack.
    himtopiaon April 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentA damn good song.. The lyrics are a tad out of whack, but in songmeaning's defense, his lyrics can be difficult to understand.

    My take is that he's fallen for someone out of outer beauty. That's not love. "Momentary seizure of love"
    But apparently there's nothing other than physical beauty to this person... "It's a drag, you're so mean, destroying my belief in love"
    Chat_Lombreon February 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentaetherunicorn, i think it does have grand wilde in it, because in the movie, curt wilde is the descendant supposedly of oscar wilde, which would make sense, meaning that slade is singing mostly about curt in this song.
    nbond99on September 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's not slade, first off, and curt wild has nothing to do with oscar wilde - in the film it's jack fairy who finds his pin (but there's no implication that he's his descendant)...
    anyway, i love this song. i do think the line "this wooing is one of mourning" is painfully beautiful. also, it is very nice to wail tunelessly along to in an exaggeratedly camp fashion, waving lipstick and boas about (but in slow motion, obviously, like a sad clown)
    thomleydaon May 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always thought he was saying "hold me like a gun". For some reason I always really liked that image...
    malachi constanton December 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always heard "it's a crime, your mistique" in the chorus.
    lifewasperfecton March 22, 2009   Link

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