New Kid (On the Block)

Barenaked Ladies

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ed Robertson, Scott Dibble, Steven Page
album: Track 11 in album Gordon
release date: 1992-7-28
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock
length: 4:15
drums: Tyler Stewart
lead vocals: Steven Page
vocal: Jim Creeggan, Ed Robertson and Andy Creeggan
double bass: Jim Creeggan
guitar: Ed Robertson
guest pedal steel guitar: Lewis Melville
shakers & congas: Andy Creeggan
composer: Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Scott Dibble
lyricist: Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Scott Dibble

Album Information

label: Sire Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 075992695626
script: Latin

Cover Art

Barenaked Ladies Gordon cover art

Lyrics

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I didn't ask to be famous, but I'm not sore.
You can buy my lunch box, and you can wear my clothes,

Though I may not be Johann Sebastian Bach.
But look at Elvis, he sold his soul and

You see, I've got everything that I always wished I had.
I thank my hairdresser for giving me such beautiful curls.
Now I'm a New Kid on the Block,
I went down to register for the draft,

Young girls scream and old boys mock,
I knew you kids were trouble from the start.
I didn't ask to be famous, but I'm not sure
I can stay up all night. I can have a blast.

And 'though I may not be Johann Sebastian Back,
'though it just might be your daughter on our bus.

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Hello City
  • 2 Enid
  • 3 Grade 9
  • 4 Brian Wilson
  • 5 Be My Yoko Ono
  • 6 Wrap Your Arms Around Me
  • 7 What a Good Boy
  • 8 The King of Bedside Manor
  • 9 Box Set
  • 10 I Love You
  • 11 New Kid (on the Block)
  • 12 Blame It on Me
  • 13 The Flag
  • 14 If I Had $1000000
  • 15 Crazy