Title:  Liz Phair
Label:  Capitol
Release date:  June 24, 2003

Track List:

Extraordinary
Red Light Fever
Why Can't I
It's Sweet
Rock Me
Take a Look
Little Digger
Firewalker
My Favorite Underwear
It's a War
H.W.C.
Bionic Eyes
Friend of Mine
Good Love Never Dies









Extraordinary

You think that I go home at night
Take off my clothes, turn out the lights
But I burn letters that I write
To you, to make you love me
But I drive naked through the park
And run the stop sign in the dark
Stand in the street, yell out my heart
To make, to make you love me
I am extraordinary
If you'd ever get to know me
I am extraordinary
I am just your ordinary, average, everyday, sane, psycho, supergoddess
You may not believe in me
But I believe in you
So I still take the trash out
Does that make you too normal for you?
So dig a little deeper, cause
You still don't get it yet
See me lickin' my lips, need a primitive fix
And I'll make, I'll make you love me
I am extraordinary
If you'd ever get to know me
I am extraordinary
I am just your ordinary, average, everyday, sane, psycho, supergoddess
See me jump through hoops for you
You stand there watching me performing
What exactly do you do?
Have you ever thought it's you that's boring?
Who the hell are you?
















Red Light Fever

Lying wide awake in the dark
trying to figure out where you are
always going nowhere
afraid of going somewhere
somewheres a place in your heart
sometimes when i think about you
while you're always running away
sitting in your car
changing who you are
drowning in thoughts of you...
scared the lights'll turn green
you'll have to be seen
you'll be like anybody else
scared the lights'll turn red
you're stuck in your head
to scared to commit to even her
how you gonna get through the year
you can...
too many people doing too many things
that you only want to forget
scared the lights'll turn green
you'll have to be seen
you'll be like anybody else
scared the lights'll turn red
you're stuck in your head
to scared to commit to even her
how you gonna make it through
you're always listening
you're always listening
you're always listening to yourself
you're always thinking
you're always thinking
you know what everybody else should do with their lives
lying wide awake in the dark
trying to figure out where you are
always going nowhere
afraid of going somewhere
cause somewhere's a place in your heart
somewhere's a place in your heart
scared the lights'll turn green
you'll have to be seen
you'll be like anybody else
scared the lights'll turn red
you're stuck in your head
to scared to commit to even her
scared the lights'll turn green
you'll have to be seen
you'll be like anybody else
scared the lights'll turn red
you're stuck in your head
to scared to commit to even her
how you gonna make it through
how you gonna get through the year














Why Can't I

get a load of me get a load of you
walking down the street and i hardly know you
it's just like we were meant to be
holding hands with you when we're out at night
got a girlfriend you say it isn't right
and i've got someone waiting too
what it is its just the beginning
we're already wet and were gonna go swimming
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
why can't i speak whenever i talk about you
it's inevitable, it's a fact that were gonna get down to it
so tell me
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you
isn't this the best part of breaking up
finding someone else you can't get enough of
someone who wants to be with you too
it's an itch we know we are gonna scratch
gonna take a while for this egg to hatch
but wouldn't it be beautiful
here we go we're at the beginning
we haven't fucked yet but my head's spinning
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
why can't i speak whenever i talk about you
it's inevitable, it's a fact that were gonna get down to it
so tell me
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
high enough for you to make me wonder, where it's going
high enough for you to pull me under
something's growing out of this that we can't control
baby im dying
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
why can't i speak whenever i talk about you
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
why can't i speak whenever i talk about you
it's inevitable, it's a fact that were gonna get down to it
so tell me
why can't i breathe whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you
whenever i think about you














It's Sweet

down on the lower east side
in the dirtiest apartment you could find
you took me up to your place
but the elevator threw me into space
and i really didn't even ask
what time it was
i could tell the way you draw the curtain back
it's sweet how you believe
you're in love with me
you're in love with me
you come round and open the gate
to a million empty bottles on the slate
you can overthink anything you want
but it really doesn't matter
cause it's sweet to believe
you're in love with me
you're in love with me
in the early light i catch you starin'
and you make a joke about it
it's sweet how you believe
you're in love with me
you're in love with me
it's sweet how you believe
you're in love with me
you're in love with me














Rock Me
oh baby you're young but that's ok
what's give or take nine years anyway
i'll bet your last cigarette you won't regret my time
i wanna be with a guy like you,
so uncomplicated so in tune
just take off my dress,
let's mess with everybody's mind
i gotta tell you
Baby Baby Baby if its alright want you to rock me all night
Baby Baby Baby if its alright want you to rock me all night
all night
yeah rock me all night
hey yeah yeah
hey yeah yeah
i wanna play xbox in your floor
say hi to your roommate who's next door
you don't have a dime,
but i don't mind who gives a damn
your record collection don't exist
you don't even know who liz phair is
pure potential with no credentials
your mama taught you how to be a sensitive man
Baby Baby Baby if its alright want you to rock me all night
Baby Baby Baby if its alright want you to rock me all night
all night
yeah rock me all night
hey yeah yeah
i've been waiting all my life for,
hey yeah yeah
for this feeling
who'd 've guessed you could rock me all night
rock me all night
you think i'm a genious, think i'm cool
i'm starting to think that young guys rule
oh god let me save you, i might change you and i might change my mind
Baby Baby Baby if its alright want you to rock me all night
Baby Baby Baby if its alright want you to rock me all night
all night
yeah rock me all night














Take a Look

I dont know what you're after
wanna know all the details of my disaster
like an accident on the side of the road
when your driving past slow but there's nothing to see here
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
I am some kind of freak now
and you'll never see me the same
what's all the fuss abut
are yu sure iu wanna find out
cause once you know the truth
you might wish you'd walked away
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
what if im not able
to put my cards on the table
would it liberate you
if you knew what i knew
its been over a year now
and i never saw him again
the facts and the fiction that collide
as the bodies untangle
and the traffic moves on like it did
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
wanna take a look take a look
















Little Digger

dig little digger, don't be shy
you saw your mother with another guy
you think you'll tell her that she's one of a kind
you say my mother is mine
you put your trucks up on the bed next to him
so he can get a better look at them
you say this one's my favorite one
this one you can't have
i got it from my dad
you say i got it from my dad
now you're thinking little thoughts about it
taking every inch of him in
what does it mean when something changes how it's always been
and in your head you keep repeating the line
my mother is mine
i've done the damage, the damage is done
i pray to god that i'm the damamged one
and all these grown-up complications that you don't understand
i hope you can someday i hope you can
and now you're thinking little thoughts about it
taking every inch of him in
what does it mean when something changes how it's always been
and in your head you keep repeating the line
my mother is mine
and now you're thinking little thoughts about it
taking every inch of him in
what does it mean when something changes how it's always been
and in your head you keep repeating the line
my mother is mine














Firewalker

My hopes are like embers lying around
Inside a fire bed
And your mind is a firewalker
It steps on them like
They are dead but
I can grow
Despite all you know
You might not recognize me tomorrow
Yes I can change Despite all they say
Become something strange and beautiful
Like joy
Like joy
Me I'm like a wild flame
That catches on whatever's near
But your mind is a firewalker
It sets its course and never veers but
I can grow
Despite all you know
You might not recognize me tomorrow
Yes I can change
Despite all they say
Become something strange and beautiful
Like joy
Like joy
Take offers from every side
And give my attentions about anywhere
Well do I recognize my actions
I look like I'm so unaware
Like I don't care
I can grow
Despite all you know
You might not recognize me tomorrow
Yes I can change
Despite all they say
Become something strange and beautiful
Like joy
Like joy...














My Favorite Underwear

don't look sexy but it just feels right
not too dirty, and it's not too tight
why i never threw it out
i'll never know exactly why
keep it in a drawer beside my bed
it's faded green now but it used to be red
starting to fray at the seams
but i know that you still love me
like you did, like you did, like before, like before
like we will, like we will be doing it once more
oh baby know what you're like
you're like my favorite underwear
it just feels right you know it
oh baby know how you feel
you feel like my favorite underwear
and i'm slipping you on again tonight
leave you lying on the bedroom floor
leave you hanging on the bathroom door
take you for granted
but i'll always know exactly where you are
lost you once you were hard to find
got you back you didn't look like mine
thought we were falling apart,
but you make me feel so pretty
like you did, like you did, like before, like before
like we will, like we will be doing it once more
oh baby know what you're like
you're like my favorite underwear
it just feels right you know it
oh baby know how you feel
you feel like my favorite underwear
and i'm slipping you on again tonight
slipping you on again tonight
wrap me and roll me, hold me tight
tear me apart and make me new
like you always do
oh baby know what you're like
you're like my favorite underwear
it just feels right you know it
you feel, you're like, this is what i want
you feel you feel
oh baby know what your like
you're like my favorite underwear
it just feels right you know it
you feel, you're like, this is what i want
you feel you feel
and i'm slipping you on again tonight
















Its a War

i was a mess in my open young youth
i grew up thinking
what's good for one oppresses the other
it's my turn, my life, my way, mine me
it made me crazy, i couldn't fight it
i couldn't wait to get away
it's a war
with the whole wide world
it's a war
with the boys and girls
it's a war
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
it's sister and brother,
mother and daughter,
father, son, husband, wife thing
it's drugs, it's hunger
it's race, sex, and government
any way you look at it, your part of it, you know it
The wrong inside you can't get it right
you might as well get on the train
it's a war
with the whole wide world
it's a war
with the boys and girls
it's a war
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
the screen is so white and it's so big
it's hard to get over the feeling
you're losing your mind
you offer the usher your ticket
you open the soda
see what guy you're sitting behind
you get excited
the lights go down
you get it fed on a plate
it's a war
with the whole wide world
it's a war
with the boys and girls
it's a war
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
it's a war
all the give and take
it's a war
all the love and hate
it's a war
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)
and nothings gonna change (nothings gonna change)














H.W.C.

give it to me, don't give it away
don't think about what the others say
my skin's getting clear, my hair's so bright
all you do it fuck me every day and night
you're my secret beauty routine
na na na na, what my body has seen
i am looking good and i'm feeling nice
baby you're the best magazine advice


give me your hot white cum
give me your hot white cum
give me your hot white cum


i'm gonna throw you back down between the sheets
everything is fresher when the day is sweet
in the morning light when you're already on the phone
face it one of these days
without you i'm just another dorian gray
it's the fountain of youth, it's the meaning of life
so hot, so sweet, so whet my appetite


give me your hot white cum
give me your hot white cum
give me your hot white cum


face it one of these days
without you i'm just another dorian gray
it's the fountain of youth, it's the meaning of life
baby you're the best magazine advice


give me your hot white cum
give me your hot white cum
give me your hot white cum


















Bionic Eyes

i love my bionic eyes
i love my crystal vision
if there's anybody out there
baby i'm not gonna miss 'em
i've watched the years go by
these are the same old guys
i never had any use for
beyond the feeling of pleasure,
or the feel of the fight
i scored again last night
i said 'thanks for the drinks, nice body'
then i turned out the light
i've got timing and attitude
that can get to the baddest dude
that's when i hypnotize them with my bionic eyes
as i got older i had to step out of the lines and make up my own mind
as i got light as a feather they got stiff as a board
i can't feel anymore, but i can fake it forever
it's easy
in the beginning
when i can dazzle them all night
make 'em do what you want 'em too
get 'em running after you
it's just the same old guys
wearing the same old ties
as i got older i had to step out of the lines and make up my own mind
as i got light as a feather they got stiff as a board
i can't feel anymore, but i can fake it forever
i love my bionic eyes
i love my bionic eyes
i love my bionic eyes
If there's a parallel nation
and i'm a secret weapon
show me a man you cannot break
and i will show you heaven
as i got older i had to step out of the lines and make up my own mind
as i got light as a feather they got stiff as a board
i can't feel anymore, but i can fake it forever
















Friend of Mine

not a lot of patience
you're not a patient man
don't have the heart to stay with it
you get it while you can
just because you can get out of it
and i've wasted your time denying
that that's the reason we fight all the time
it's been so long since you've been a friend of mine
gonna take a vacation
stop chasing what i lack
am i gonna get blown off
as soon as i get back, on another track
without you?
cause i don't have the heart to try
one more false start in life
it's been so hard to get it right
seems like the moment i catch up the farther you fly
and i've wasted your time denying
that that's the reason we fight all the time
it's been so long since you've been a friend of mine
and i've wasted your time denying
and that's the reason we fight all the time
it's been so long since you've been a friend to me
seems like i've dreamed and now i'm waking up to daylight
what happened, when did you let go of me
i miss you so badly
it's been so long since you've been a friend of mine
















Good Love Never Dies

for the rest of my days
i want you by my side
tell me what can i say
to keep you in my life
cause i can never relax
gotta keep it exciting
make it attractive
keep it alive
keep you coming back
im always so frighten
you'll see through my act
when the fire is out and i've given up
you come running out and you build it up
you tell me good love never dies
it only hurts when we burn our eyes
from staring too long at the sun
you gotta throw your hands up
and the let the night come
tell me what can i say
to keep you in my life
all the words slip away
when i look in your eyes
cause i can never relax
gotta keep it exciting
make it attractive
keep it alive
keep you coming back
i'm already fighting to keep what i have
when the fire is out and i've given up
you come running out and you build it up
you tell me good love never dies
it only hurts when we burn our eyes
from staring too long at the sun
you gotta throw your hands up
and the let the night come
take your chances and let the night come