"My Stupid Mouth" as written by and John Mayer....
My stupid mouth
Has got me in trouble
I said too much again
To a date over dinner yesterday
And I could see
She was offended
She said "well anyway"
Just dying for a subject change

Oh, another social casualty
Score one more for me
How could I forget?
Mama said "think before speaking"
No filter in my head
Oh, what's a boy to do
I guess he better find one soon

We bit our lips
She looked out the window
Rolling tiny balls of napkin paper
I played a quick game of chess with the salt and pepper shaker
And I could see clearly
An indelible line was drawn
Between what was good, what just slipped out and what went wrong

Oh, the way she feels about me has changed
Thanks for playing, try again.
How could I forget?
Mama said "think before speaking"
No filter in my head
Oh, what's a boy to do
I guess he better find one

I'm never speaking up again
It only hurts me
I'd rather be a mystery
Than she desert me

Oh I'm never speaking up again
Starting now

One more thing
Why is it my fault?
So maybe I try too hard
But it's all because of this desire
I just want to be liked
I just want to be funny
Looks like the jokes on me
So call me captain backfire

I'm never speaking up again
It only hurts me
I'd rather be a mystery
Than she desert me

Oh I'm never speaking up again
Starting now


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"My Stupid Mouth" as written by John Clayton Mayer

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    General Commenttotally agree with stincubus, took the words completely out of my mouth. i cant get over the amazing imagery in this song. and it is textured by such a seet acoustic sound. i'm gonna cry. its so good!

    it kills me when he says "one more thing..." how a person can have the guts to stand there and sing, "i just wanna be liked, i just wanna be funny, looks like the jokes on me,..." and not seem pathetic, rather soulful and sweet and honest... damn.. i wish i'd have written that song.
    BrandoCommandoon May 10, 2002   Link

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