Toy Boy Lyrics

MIKA


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jodi Marr, Michael Penniman
album: Track 11 in album The Boy Who Knew Too Much
release date: 2009-9-16
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genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Synth-pop/Vocal
length: 2:59
producer: Greg Wells and MIKA
mixer: Greg Wells
recorded by: Mo Haulser, Luke Tozour and Steve Churchyard
background vocals: MIKA
keyboard: MIKA
strings arranger: Paul Buckmaster
composer: MIKA, Jodi Marr
lyricist: MIKA, Jodi Marr

Cover Art

MIKA The Boy Who Knew Too Much cover art
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I'm a wind-up toy in an up down world
If you leave me all alone, I'll make a mess for sure
I've a heart of gold in the smallest size
Leave me in the dark, you'll never hear me cry

More than an illustration
Points of articulation
Come to life on a brass spring
Such a wonderful plaything

It's a cruel cross that I have to bear
If you come a little close I'm going to pull your hair
More than just a toy in a patch-blue suit
Hold me in your arms I'm just a boy like you

But your mama thought there was somethin' wrong
Didn't want you sleeping with a boy too long
It's a serious thing in a grown-up world
Maybe you'd be better with a Barbie girl

You knew that I adored ya
But you left me in Georgia
Toys are not sentimental
How could I be for rental?

She's the meanest hag that has ever been
Pulled out my insides with an old safety pin
I'm the sorest sight, now I feel like trash
Clothes are made of rags and they don't even match

So she dressed me up as the man she loved
Then threw me in a box when she had had enough
Now the light of day I no longer see
She stuck her voodoo pins where my eyes used to be

Accidentally tragic
Victim of her black magic
Had a boy once who loved me
Now he's so afraid of me

On a long lost day when you're gray and dull
You'll be there remembering your old toy boy
When your oldest son wonderin' what to be
Tell him the story of a boy like me


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 We Are Golden
  • 2 Blame It on the Girls
  • 3 Rain
  • 4 Dr John
  • 5 I See You
  • 6 Blue Eyes
  • 7 Good Gone Girl
  • 8 Touches You
  • 9 By the Time
  • 10 One Foot Boy
  • 11 Toy Boy
  • 12 Pick Up Off the Floor
  • 13 We Are Golden (acoustic version)