Katy Perry – Mannequin Song Lyrics

About Katy Perry: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen Ballard, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.

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How do I get closer to you
When you keep it all on mute
How will I know
The right way to love you Usually the queen of figuring out
Breaking down a man is no work out
But I have no clue
How to get through to you  Oh oh oh
I wanna hit you just to see if you cry
I keep knocking on wood
Hoping there’s a real boy inside (Chorus)
‘Cause you’re not a man
You’re just a mannequin
I wish you could feel
That my love is real
But you’re not a man I wish I could just turn you on
Put a battery in and make you talk
Even pull a string
For you to say anything But with you there is no guarantee
Only expired warranty
A bunch of broken parts
And I can’t seem to find your heart Oh
I’m such a fool
I’m such a fool
I’m such a fool
This one’s outta my hands
I can’t put you back together again (Chorus) ‘Cause you’re not a man
You’re just a mannequin
I wish you could feel
That my love is real
But you’re not a man You’re just a toy
Could you ever be a real, real boy
And understand
But you’re not a man If the past is the problem
Our future could solve them baby
I could bring you to life
If you let me inside baby
It’ll hurt
But in the end
You’ll be a man…. (Chorus)


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