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"Everybody Wants To Be Poppy" is the first official single and original song released by That Poppy (who now goes by the name Poppy). It was released on June 23rd, 2015.

Theme

Poppy herself described the theme of this song on Genius, saying “The song is about how people often try to be something they’re not or to be a celebrity”.

Lyrics

[Hook]
Everybody wants to be Poppy, Poppy
Everybody wants to be

[Verse 1]
All the people all around wanna know
What to look like, what to think, where to go
But I don't know, I don't know
I don't know what to think anymore, no

[Chorus]
I'm not here to tell you what to say or be
Why is everybody just like me

[Verse 2]
I don't know who to belong to, no
I'm just a princess with a pistol, whoa

[Hook]
Everybody wants to be Poppy, Poppy
Everybody wants to be
Everybody wants to be Poppy, Poppy
Everybody wants to be someone else

[Chorus]
I'm not here to tell you what to say or be
Why does everybody look like me

[Bridge]
Everybody wants to be Poppy, Poppy
Everybody wants to be
Everybody wants to be Poppy, Poppy
Everybody wants to be me

[Chorus]
I'm not here to tell you what to say or be
Why is everybody just like me
'Cause I don't have all the answers, but what I say is true
All you need to do is just be you

Videos

That Poppy - Everybody Wants To Be Poppy (Audio)

That Poppy - Everybody Wants To Be Poppy (Audio)

Everybody Wants to be Poppy (acoustic)

Everybody Wants to be Poppy (acoustic)

Acoustic

Trivia

Discography