What I Am Lyrics by Edie Brickell


Edie Brickell Lyrics

What I Am Lyrics
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I'm not aware of too many things
I know what I know, if you know what I mean
Philosophy is the talk on a cereal box
Religion is the smile on a dog
I'm not aware of too many things
I know what I know, if you know what I mean, d-doo yeah

Choke me in the shallow waters
Before I get too deep

What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or what?
What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or

Oh, I'm not aware of too many things
I know what I know, if you know what I mean
Philosophy is a walk on the slippery rocks
Religion is a light in the fog
I'm not aware of too many things
I know what I know, if you know what I mean, d-doo yeah

Choke me in the shallow water
Before I get too deep

What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or what?
What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or what?

What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or what?
What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or what you are and

What I am is what I am
Are you what you are or what?

Don't let me get too deep
Don't let me get too deep
Don't let me get too deep
Don't let me get too deep

Choke me in the shallow water
Before I get too deep
Choke me in the shallow water
Before I get too deep

Choke me in the shallow water
Before I get too deep
Choke me in the shallow water
Before I get too deep

What I Am Info:

• Singer/Songwriter Paul Simon and Edie Brickell first saw each other during a live performance of this song by Edie on 'Saturday Night Live'. They were married in 1992.

• Edie Brickell and Kenny Withrow share writing credits on the song. Pat Moran produced the track for the album 'Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars'

• The single was released in 1988 and peaked at #4 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and #9 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

• You can hear this song in the 1989 film 'Loverboy'.

• The original version peaked at #31 on the UK Singles chart. Tin Tin Out & Emma Bunton (aka 'Baby Spice') released a cover single in 1999 and peaked at #2 on the UK Singles chart.




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