Guess there's something wrong with me
Guess I don't fit in
No one wants to touch it
No one knows where to begin
I've got more than one membership
To more than one club
And I owe my life
To the people that I love

He looks me up and down
Like he knows what time it is
Like he's got my number
Like he thinks it's his
He says,
Call me, miss DiFranco,
If there's anything I can do
I say,
It's Mr. DiFranco to you

Some days the line I walk
Turns out to be straight
Other days the line tends to
Deviate
I've got no criteria for sex or race
I just want to hear your voice
I just want to see your face

She looks me up and down
Like she thinks that I'll mature
Like she's got my number
Like it belongs to her
She says,
Call me, Ms. DiFranco
If there's anything I can do
I say, I've got spots
I've got
Stripes, too

Their eyes are all asking
Are you in, or are you out
And I think, oh man,
What is this about?
Tonight you can't put me
Up on any shelf
'cause I came here alone
I'm gonna leave by myself

I just want to show you
The way that I feel
And when I get tired
You can take the wheel
To me what's more important
Is the person that I bring
Not just getting to the same restaurant
And eating the same thing

Guess there's something wrong with me
Guess I don't fit in
No one wants to touch it
No one knows where to begin
I've more than one membership
To more than one club
And I owe my life to the people that I love


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In or Out Lyrics as written by George Jr. Pajon Candy Dulfer

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    I understand the whole bisexual part of it but i think it could also be seen on a different level-- the fact that people are always pressuring you to define yourself and put yourself in a box-- I think it's about being a more complex human being who has alot of different thoughts and feelings-- she hates the idea of being pressured to define herself-- but at the same time she doesn't feel that she could commit to one thing because at this point in her life she doesn't know if she'll think the same thing tommorow--

    L-E-7on December 25, 2004   Link
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    ani, mmmmmmmlesbian good

    hamjamon July 18, 2002   Link
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    BISEXUALITY

    Mvskokeon October 07, 2002   Link
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    bieng bisexual, i can really relate to this.. more people should comment on this!

    stellanariousmanicon March 19, 2003   Link
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    this is a bi anthem. also being bi i can also relate to this. yay 4 ppl who can relate 2 this. i love the lines "some days the line i walk turns out to be straight other days the line tends to deviate" It makes me think of ppl saying, which do you prefer? why dont you just be one way or the other?. the way i see it, i dont go out with males or females, i go out with people- " to me what's more important is the person that i bring"

    ladyboygrrlon March 23, 2003   Link
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    "i say, i've got spots i've got stripes, too "

    I don't get that part

    JamieLou007on April 25, 2003   Link
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    well i think it does have the bi thing goin on butit also speaks to gender as well- i used it as a basis for an art project on gender it worked well!!!

    betterthanstaron May 03, 2003   Link
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    YAY!...this really is the bi anthem. everyone should explore their sexuality to the fullest extent..live fast, life is to short not to try everything you long

    .bright.eyed.girl.on May 10, 2003   Link
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    yes this is a wonderful way to express living and loving in many different ways and not just that traditional heterosexual monogomous way - and thats okay if you choose to live that way but we have to realize its not the only way- you can love girls and guys and well anyone you want to love crossing gender and sex and race lines- to fall in love with the person ahh ani's lyrics are just.......well they are just wonderful smile

    betterthanstaron May 12, 2003   Link
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    I think that the spots and stripes thing is just another way of saying you're 2 different things, like saying your a cheetah but you are also a tiger. AND how animals are identified but their spots and stripes but she's an animal who has spots AND stripes.

    sour2ratekisson June 29, 2004   Link

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