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Birthday Girl

Released by The Roots in 2008
From the Album: Rising Down |

This version of Birthday Girl was released by The Roots in 2008.

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What is it we wanna doooo..
now that I’m allowed to be alone with you?
Bir-thday girl, it’s your birthday
Wherever you wanna go
Now you’re old enough to go and see the “R”-rated show, now
“R”-rated show

Yo, she said she was a magazine editor named, Janine
Backstage in high-heels and painted-on, jeans
Probably had the most, devious eyes I’d ever sene
Told me she was twenty-two, she was only seventeen
She had sum’hin to hide she snuck in from out-side
and got, everybody gassed like the car I, drive
With all that grown-lady ass and my far-out, vibe
She said she came to see them Roots boys +Fall-Out+ live, but listen…

You see the girls look good, but they brains not ready
I talk to a woman, her mind is mo’, steady
Probably sum’hin in the way they designed, that’s mo’ steady
I just let you inside ’cause the line so, heavy
But I shoulda know, better ’cause now I feel like America’s
underbelly R. Kelly gutter smut peddlers
Internet predators, chat-room irregulars
This not my twist, you tryna send me to the therapist, miss

Now, she told me cheddar cheese grits, two tomato fried fish
‘Cause she heard it’s my dish, tryna be my sidekick
All the people all around thinkin she was my chick
Sayin, “Damn, the girl thick, but she ain’t no twenty-six”
Lookin at me like I’m up to sum’him on the funny tip
Like I ever really been the one to try the honey drip
It’s your birthday so let me know the gift you wanna get
In fact, blow out the candles on the cake and make a wish for me

They can’t really seem to look away
so they try, asking her to stay
Fake I.D., you won’t get turned away!
You look, lovely toniiiight…
Now you’re old enough to buy a gun
So many better ways of having fun
Right now I can only think of one…
You look lovely toniiiight…

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The Roots has released many songs over the years besides Birthday Girl. The Roots released songs from 2008 to 2008 spanning across albums like Final Conversation Of Kings, Rising Down, Directions To See A Ghost, Fasciinatiion, Day & Age, Melodia, Here We Stand, Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace, The Bedlam In Goliath, Fast Times At Barrington High, Tantrum Castle, LAX, Hideaway, All Or Nothing, Konk, Attack & Release, Join With Us, Everything Is Borrowed, Walk This Way, Break Up The Concrete, Midnight Boom, Lust, Lust, Lust, No Gift To Bring, The Rise & Fall Of Ruby Woo, ...Earth To The Dandy Warhols..., When The World Comes Down, The Script, Forth, Goodbye Blues, Visiter, Stay Positive, Consolers Of The Lonely, Doll Domination, No Time For Later, We Started Nothing, Never Going Back To OK, Oceans Will Rise, The Second Gleam, One Too Many Hearts, The Age Of The Understatement, I Don't Want To Go To School, No, Virginia..., Whisper War, This Is Not The World, RAK, Meet Me On The Left Coast, Shine A Light, Chasing Lights, The Cheetah Girls: One World, ...In Color, Strength In Numbers, Funplex, Black Roses, Warpaint, Can't Stop, Won't Stop, What's Your Medium?, The Virginia EP, 4:13 Dream, ...And A Happy New Year, Won't Be Pathetic Forever, and New York Hospitals. Decade Lyrics has over lyrics & songs by The Roots.

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