Artist Mika
Album The Origin Of Love
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Intro:
Eb Ab Eb  Bb  Fm  Eb
       La la, la la
 

You were the popular one, the popular chick
             Ab    Eb
It is what it is, now I'm popular-ish
                               Gm 
Standing on the field with your pretty pompoms
    Ab                                 Eb
Now you're working at the movie selling popular corn
   G                            Eb
 I could have been a mess but I never went wrong
    Ab                                 Eb           Bb
 'Cause I'm putting down my story in a popular song
            Ab
 I said I'm putting down my story in a popular song

Chorus:
 Bb                         Ab
 My problem, I never was a model,
 Eb
 I never was a scholar,
 Bb                       Ab   Eb
 But you were always popular,
                  Bb              Ab
 You were singing all the songs I don't know
 Eb
 Now you're in the front row
  Bb                Ab      Eb
 'Cause my song is popular


          Bb               Eb
 Popular, I know about popular
 Eb                                  Bb     Ab
  It's not about who you are or your fancy car
 Bb                    Ab  Eb
 You're only ever who you were
          Bb               Ab  Eb
 Popular, I know about popular
                                Ab
 And all that you have to do is be true to you
 Ab                           Eb
 That's all you ever need to know


                             Bb              Ab  Eb
 Catch up 'cause you got an awful long way to go
                             Bb              Ab  Eb
 Catch up 'cause you got an awful long way to go


                           Bb
 Always on the lookout for someone to hate,
 Eb                   A
 Picking on me like a dinner plate
 Eb                         Bb
 You hid during classes, and in between them
 Ab                             Eb
 Dunked me in the toilets, now it's you that cleans them
                                        Bb
 You tried to make me feel bad with the things you do
 Ab                         Eb
 It ain't so funny when the joke's on you
                     Bb
 Ooh, the joke's on you
 Bb            Ab        Eb
 Got everyone laughing, got everyone clapping, asking,
                        Bb
 "How come you look so cool?"
  Ab                                     Eb                      Bb
 'Cause that's the only thing that I've learned at school, boy -uh huh-
  Ab
 I said, that's the only thing I've learned at school

Chorus:
 Bb                         Ab
 My problem, I never was a model,
 Eb
 I never was a scholar,
 Bb                       Ab   Eb
 But you were always popular,
                  Bb              Ab
 You were singing all the songs I don't know
 Eb
 Now you're in the front row
  Bb                Ab      Eb
 'Cause my song is popular


          Bb               Eb
 Popular, I know about popular
 Eb                                  Bb     Ab
  It's not about who you are or your fancy car
 Bb                    Ab  Eb
 You're only ever who you were
          Bb               Ab  Eb
 Popular, I know about popular
                                Ab
 And all that you have to do is be true to you
 Ab                           Eb
 That's all you ever need to know


                             Bb              Ab  Eb
 Catch up 'cause you got an awful long way to go
                             Bb              Ab  Eb
 Catch up 'cause you got an awful long way to go


Eb
 It's all you ever need to know
Bb
 You're only ever who you were
Eb
 It's all you ever need to know


Eb
 You're only ever who you were

 -It's all you ever need to know-

 It's all you ever need to know



 Popular, I know about popular

 It's not about who you are or your fancy car

 You're only ever who you were


 Bb               Eb
 Popular, I know about popular
 Eb                                  Bb     Ab
  It's not about who you are or your fancy car
 Bb                    Ab  Eb
 You're only ever who you were
          Bb               Ab  Eb
 Popular, I know about popular
                                Ab
 And all that you have to do is be true to you
 Ab                           Eb
 That's all you ever need to know
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