"Poker Face" as written by Nadir Khayat and Stefani Germanotta....
I wanna hold 'em like they do in Texas plays
Fold 'em, let 'em, hit me, raise it baby stay with me (I love it)
Love Game intuition play the cards with spades to start
And after he's been hooked I'll play the one that's on his heart

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh-oh-e-oh-oh-oh
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh-oh-e-oh-oh-oh,
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got

Can't read my,
Can't read my,
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got me like nobody)
Can't read my
Can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She is gonna let nobody)

P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)
P p p poker face, p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)

I wanna roll with him a hard pair we will be
A little gambling is fun when you're with me (I love it)
Russian Roulette is not the same without a gun
And baby when it's love, if its not rough it isn't fun, fun

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh-oh-e-oh-oh-oh
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh-oh-e-oh-oh-oh,
I'll get him hot, show him what I've got

Can't read my,
Can't read my,
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got me like nobody)
Can't read my
Can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She is gonna let nobody)

P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)
P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)

I won't tell you that I love you
Kiss or hug you
'Cause I'm bluffing with my muffin
I'm not lying I'm just stunning with my love glue gunnin'
Just like a chick in the casino
Take your bank before I pay you out
I promise this, promise this
Check this hand cause I'm marvelous

Can't read my,
Can't read my,
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got me like nobody)
Can't read my
Can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She is gonna let nobody)

Can't read my,
Can't read my,
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got me like nobody)
Can't read my
Can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She is gonna let nobody)

Can't read my,
Can't read my,
No he can't read my poker face
(She's got me like nobody)
Can't read my
Can't read my
No he can't read my poker face
(She is gonna let nobody)

P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)
P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)

(She is gonna let nobody)

P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)
P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)

P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)
P p p poker face, p p p poker face
(Muh muh muh muh)


Lyrics submitted by Technophobia

"Poker Face" as written by Stefani Germanotta Nadir Khayat

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  • +13
    General CommentShe's a whore and she's using men and she's so good at hiding it that they don't suspect it until she does it to them?
    SourBlueon September 27, 2008   Link
  • +10
    Song MeaningIt is certainly about a woman who maintains a cool unfeeling facade, but not necessarily one who is immune to emotional involvement. "Shes gonna love nobody" is the message her face sends, but Russian Roulette is a game with risks for both participants. She prefers to have the upper hand though, concealing any arousal or actual affection, while trying to draw the man in.
    Letmeinon November 20, 2008   Link
  • +7
    General CommentAhhh.. I think I actually got it.

    She's with these guys and they're so blinded by her that they think she loves them, but she just wants their money, and that's all she's using them for.

    Or I'm wrong and the previous comment is right?

    I'm taking the pokerface & gambling lyrics literally.
    SourBlueon September 27, 2008   Link
  • +6
    Song MeaningLady Gaga interpreted "Poker Face" at the 20th Annual White party. "Poker face is the one she puts on while she's with a man but really fantasizing about a woman". As according to Perez Hilton. I found this interesting because I wondered what the meaning really was and I never could come up with one definite answer. So, I hope this helps. It's all about the ladies loving the ladies!
    jdpittmonon April 15, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General Commenti don't think the song is about leading men on with her money.
    she is comparing messing with somebody's feelings - with poker.
    a guy played her and she is acting like she still likes him and then when he falls for her, BAM
    "can't read my poker face"
    he'll end up being hurt in the end :)
    i love those kinds of songs.
    stupid boys :B

    oh and i love the beat to this song.
    to me, its a mix of old school and new wave pop
    i like. Lady Gaga seems to be the only latest pop artist that can seem to pull it off.
    reminds me of Madonna a bit. A new Madonna.
    blondexchick1203on February 22, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General Commentwell I was watching an interview with lady gaga and she explained that poker face was about "poker facing" your sexuality. She talked about how she made love with her old boyfriend and she would put on a poker face during the sex. she said she pictured another female to make the sex better for her. i have to say I love this song even more now
    jojocanaryon June 03, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General Commento my gosh i hate how people listen to this. it has no meaning.
    mrbojangles88on January 23, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt is love glue gun. I typed it wrong. According to Lady Gaga's official lyrics it's also "she's got me like nobody" rather than "she's gonna love nobody" (which is distinctly what I hear), and it's also "I'll get him HOT, show him what I got." I really thought I heard hard. Haha. :]
    Technophobiaon October 03, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI definitely hear love game. And lovesickened, if it was "hard" she'd be just a little more trashy. Haha, not that it'd matter, I'd still love her.
    Technophobiaon October 29, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Commentit's about her bisexual experiences!
    whenever she's with a guy she can't let him know that she is actually thinking about a woman

    "no HE can't read my poker face
    SHE'S got me like nobody"

    she always leads him on but all she really wants is to be with a woman =)
    ktpie88on April 16, 2009   Link

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