As sly as a fox, as strong as an ox
As fast as a hare, as brave as a bear
As free as a bird, as neat as a word
As quiet as a mouse, as big as a house

All I wanna be
All I wanna be, oh oh oh
All I wanna be is everything

As mean as a wolf, as sharp as a tooth
As deep as a bite, as dark as the night
As sweet as a song, as right as a wrong
As long as a road, as ugly as a toad

As pretty as a picture hanging from a fixture
Strong like a family, strong as I wanna be
Bright as day, as light as play
As hard as nails, as grand as a whale

All I wanna be, oh oh oh
All I wanna be, oh oh oh
All I wanna be is everything, everything at once
Everything at once, oh oh oh
Everything at once

As warm as the sun, as silly as fun
As cool as a tree, as scary as the sea
As hot as fire, cold as ice
Sweet as sugar and everything nice

As old as time, as straight as a line
As royal as a queen, as buzzed as a bee
As stealth as a tiger, smooth as a glider
Pure as a melody, pure as I wanna be

All I wanna be, oh oh oh
All I wanna be, oh oh oh
All I wanna be is everything, everything at once


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  • +3
    General Comment

    Good song. A song about insecurity. Often the most insecure are the ones who are the most beautiful. They simply aren't programmed to see it, so they believe they must put on an act to be viewed as beautiful. Some people have special x-ray vision and saw through the act almost immediately...still loving ALL of the person, warts and all. And what a sexy, sexy, sexy person she is! Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

    IllToast2Thaton January 13, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    I like how she said "ugly as a toad" and things because sometimes, when you really, really don't like the skin you're in, you just wanna be anything you're not, or everything. I really love this song

    Franztasticon September 10, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    i like how all she said was so beautifully (her voice so cute). then, she wants to be all of the good in this word, like a most perfect person than the other, but in several lyric she said the opposite like "ugly as a toad" that i think it's okay if isn't good at all but she must become something although anything am i right?

    nurlaila10on February 11, 2014   Link
  • +1
    Lyric Correction

    "As quiet as a mouse," not "quite."

    Also second refrain (and subsequent refrains) is "All I wanna be, oh All I wanna be is everything Everything at once"

    MinuteWalton July 25, 2012   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaning

    I think the song is about comments that highly expecting people make Most off the song contains positive comments but also negative comments I think this is about people overwhelmingly comparing someone to others All the positive like "as strong as an ox" are used like "shes/hes/their as strong as an ox" Some other comments can be used as negative stuff(mostly body shaming) like " as big as a house" is used as "your as big as a house" or for short just calling someone fat Stuff like this can lead to self harm,bullying,cycle of abuse,suicide thoughts or just plain suicide(and more) but what the song focuses on is the negative thoughts and desire to be someone else I think the entire song is about a victim going through all the times people compared her/him/them to others an negatively commented on her/him/them The chorus(all I wanna be) is telling us that the victim suffers from the desire to be someone else The song could be the victims thoughts,her/him/them unable to hold in all the negative feelings or her/him/them opening up to a therapist Those are my thoughts

    chloe10569on January 29, 2023   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Awesome

    raja114416on January 30, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Sorry, I do not know how to delete my previous reply. I think this song is about people's expectations on who the singer should be, so the singer these many masks for herself, so she can satisfy these people. I could be wrong, though.

    apt1998on October 25, 2016   Link
  • -1
    My Interpretation

    I think this song is about people's expectations on who the singer should be, and the singer feels frustrated that she has to follow them, so she creates these many masks for herself, so she can satisfy these people. I could be wrong, though.

    apt1998on October 25, 2016   Link

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