I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love
And I'm like, "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)
I guess the change in my pocket wasn't enough
I'm like, "Fuck you and fuck her, too"
Said, "If I was richer, I'd still be with ya"
Ha, now ain't that some shit?
(Ain't that some shit?)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best
With a "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)

Yeah, I'm sorry
I can't afford a Ferrari
But that don't mean I can't get you there
I guess he's an Xbox and I'm more Atari
But the way you play your game ain't fair

I pity the fool that falls in love with you
(Oh shit, she's a gold digger)
Well (just thought you should know, nigga)
Ooh, I've got some news for you
Yeah, go run and tell your little boyfriend

I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love
And I'm like, "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)
I guess the change in my pocket wasn't enough
I'm like, "Fuck you and fuck her, too"
Said, "If I was richer, I'd still be with ya"
Ha, now ain't that some shit?
(Ain't that some shit?)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best
With a "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)

Now I know that I had to borrow
Beg and steal and lie and cheat
Tryna keep ya, tryna please ya
'Cause being in love with your ass ain't cheap

Now I pity the fool
That falls in love with you
(Oh shit, she's a golddigger)
Well (just thought you should know, nigga)
Ooh, I've got some news for you
I really hate your ass right now

I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love
And I'm like, "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)
I guess the change in my pocket wasn't enough
I'm like, "Fuck you and fuck her, too"
Said, "If I was richer, I'd still be with ya"
Ha, now ain't that some shit?
(Ain't that some shit?)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best
With a "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)

Now baby, baby, baby, why d'you wanna, wanna hurt me so bad?
(So bad, so bad, so bad)
I tried to tell my mama but she told me
"This is one for your dad"
(Your dad, your dad, your dad)
Yes, she did
And I was like, uh
Why? (Uh) Why? (Uh) Why, lady?
Oh, I love you
Oh, I still love you, oh

I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love
"Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)
I guess the change in my pocket wasn't enough
I'm like, "Fuck you and fuck her, too"
Said, "If I was richer, I'd still be with ya"
Ha, now ain't that some shit?
(Ain't that some shit?)
And although there's pain in my chest
I still wish you the best
With a "Fuck you" (ooh, ooh, ooh)


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Fuck You Lyrics as written by Thomas Callaway Christopher Brown

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  • +11
    General Comment

    First of all I love this song. So many people should be able to relate to this song. Any one who's had a girlfriend who thinks that they are too good for you, and leaves you for someone else. I've had a few of those. Perfect break up song in some cases, upbeat and makes you move on.

    bwalsh91on August 28, 2010   Link
  • +5
    General Comment

    This is one of the few great songs out there that requires absolutely no interpretation whatsoever. :D

    MaggieBadgeron December 11, 2010   Link
  • +4
    General Comment

    When I first heard of this song, I didn't think I'd like like it, because let's face it, the title isn't very creative. Anyone can say, "F-- you!" But I love Cee-Lo's ironic delivery; he says it with a cheerful tone and some chirpy '60's style back up singers. I always crack up when he says, "I really hate yo ass right now."

    goddesscarolineon December 16, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    Awesome song! despite it being about "that girl" this has such a bouncy feel to it that it keeps me smiling and makes me feel so good. It's perfect to help you keeping moving on for someone better

    bloodred16on September 02, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    This song's so awesome! :D but the bit before the third chorus is I really hate your ass right now, not yeah go run tell your little boyfriend that. :P

    CharTheStaron October 12, 2010   Link
  • +2
    Lyric Correction

    The second one is 'I really hate your ass right now,' not the boyfriend line again.

    DavidSSabbon December 19, 2010   Link
  • +2
    Song Meaning

    Despite the obvious references to girls and what a good time he had, this song is about how the music industry treats its artists. As an artist, when you're hot, executives treat you very well and suck up to you to keep producing hits and making them money. But when you're no longer relevant or are on the way down, they're just looking for the next bigger and better deal.

    Cee-Lo, on "A Different Spin With Mark Hoppus" said he wrote this as a direct result of a nasty dispute with his label.

    Sandman9Ron January 17, 2011   Link
  • +1
    My Opinion

    fockinawesome!

    Adventurous1on September 14, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My Opinion

    This is a really good song. It shows that girls that are materialistic right now and put down guys with good intentions could have nothing later on in life. & they'll be looking up to those guys because they could have went somewhere with their lives. (: AMAZING SONG.

    brelynnbabyxon November 06, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This song is awesome. The way he says FUCK YOU is perfect! I laugh every time I hear it. If you have to get over someone, good god, this is the way to do it!

    stytheon May 11, 2011   Link

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