Her green plastic watering can
For her fake Chinese rubber plant
In the fake plastic earth
That she bought from a rubber man
In a town full of rubber plans
To get rid of itself
It wears her out
It wears her out
It wears her out
It wears her out
She lives with a broken man
A cracked polystyrene man
Who just crumbles and burns
He used to do surgery for girls in the eighties
But gravity always wins
And it wears him out
And it wears him out
And it wears him out
She looks like the real thing
She tastes like the real thing
My fake plastic love
But I can't help the feeling
I could blow through the ceiling
If I just turn and run
And it wears me out
It wears me out
And it wears me out
If I could be who you wanted
If I could be who you wanted all the time


Lyrics submitted by Lamia, edited by Mellow_Harsher

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    too bad alanis wasnt fake and plastic :x

    ok bad joke.. sorry :(

    babyelfon April 30, 2002   Link
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    she did the song i have it downloaded its a live version

    rubenon April 30, 2003   Link
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    you guys are retarded! before radiohead were famous they were supporting for alanis! i'm sure radiohead would be flattered she cover their song. i happen to like both radiohead and alanis. there's nothing wrong with alanis

    rudiger_spideruson December 11, 2005   Link
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    you guys are retarded! before radiohead were famous they were supporting for alanis! i'm sure radiohead would be flattered she cover their song. i happen to like both radiohead and alanis. there's nothing wrong with alanis

    rudiger_spideruson December 11, 2005   Link
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    are you serious?

    Ailujon May 16, 2006   Link
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    alanis is kind of the shit. I wasn't aware that she did a cover on this but that's really silly and great. radiohead should be proud that their song was done by such a talented HUMAN BEING. If I ever write a song, my only hope for it is that it's covered by Alanis. what good would it be otherwise?

    thebossisbananason August 01, 2006   Link
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    Has anyone notice that this song is not from alanis but from radiohead?

    livgirlon March 13, 2002   Link
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    did she cover this song? cos i cant really imagine anyone else doing a radiohead song....

    lucyintheskyon July 29, 2002   Link
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    help!id really like to hear this song ....is it on a single or something?

    bex_milner59on September 29, 2002   Link
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    yes, she covered it! She only played it live I think.

    Lamiaon March 19, 2003   Link

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