I want you to want me
I need you to need me
I'd love you to love me
I'm beggin' you to beg me
I want you to want me
I need you to need me
I'd love you to love me
I'll shine up my old brown shoes
I put on a brand new shirt
I get home early from work
If you say that you love me

Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin'
Oh, didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin'
Feeling all alone without a friend you know you feel like dying
Oh, didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin'

I want you to want me
I need you to need me
I'd love you to love me
I'm beggin' you to beg me
I'll shine up my old brown shoes
I put on a brand new shirt
I get home early from work
If you say that you love me

Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin'
Oh, didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin'
Feeling all alone without a friend you know you feel like dying
Oh, didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin' (hey!)

Feeling all alone without a friend you know you feel like dying
Oh, didn't I, didn't I, didn't I see you cryin'

I want you to want me
I need you to need me
I'd love you to love me
I'm beggin' you to beg me
I want you to want me
I want you to want me
I want you to want me
I want you to want me


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I Want You To Want Me Lyrics as written by Rick Nielsen

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    good song, from a good movie :-)

    KDCurly87on January 29, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    this is a good song... i think the name explains the meaning pretty well...

    stonetemplechickon February 24, 2002   Link
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    this is a great song. i love the movie, 10 things i hate about you, so i had to get the soundtrack.

    guyssuckon February 24, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    This song is so awesome! I have so felt this way before. I'm actually in this situation right now. I don't know if i like this guy but i think i'm enjoying the fact that he likes me...wow...that's kinda bitchy...i really am i nice girl!

    Rosiega1218on February 24, 2002   Link
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    you guys no that this is actually a cover, right? it was originally bu cheap trick

    spliphstaron April 15, 2002   Link
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    It is definitely a cover that does justice to the original. And this version is off the soundtrack of a great movie. Probably the only high school movie a 23 year old should admit to liking. Do you guys know that the plot from 10 Things I Hate About You is actually the story of The Taming of the Shrew by the great William Shakespeare? A lot of the names are even the same- Biana and Katarina, Verona (in the original, he was called 'a gentelman OF Verona), and Padua, the name of the school, is the name of the town in the story.

    nikkileemnon May 02, 2002   Link
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    yeah i know all of that!10 Things I Hate About You rocks! and so do all of the songs that letters to cleo did in it! i love this song, and when ther performing on the roof of the school at the end, it looks so wicked!

    angelicon May 08, 2002   Link
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    great song i love the cover mxpx did of this song it is great

    PSYCHO697186on May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    YeAH WHAT THEY SAID

    Meth3552on May 12, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    this song is okay, i guess.

    too lame, too unoriginal, too overplayed, though.

    LTC is better when they do their own songs.

    and the movie was just like every other teen one. it doesn't do "the taming of the shrew" justice.

    hold2thecoreon June 02, 2002   Link

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