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Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone /tʃɪˈkoʊneɪ/ chi-KOH-nay; August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, director, dancer and entrepreneur. She has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinn… more »

Do I have to change my name
Will it get me far Should I lose some weight Am I gonna be a star

I tried to be a boy
I tried to be a girl
I tried to be a mess
I tried to be the best
I guess I did it wrong That's why I wrote this song
This type of modern life
Is it for me
This type of modern life
Is it for free

So I went into a bar Looking for sympathy A little company
I tried to find a friend It's more easily said
It's always been the same
This type of modern life
Is not for me
This type of modern life
Is not for free
 American life [American life]
I live the American dream [American dream]
You are the best thing I've seen
You are not just a dream [American life]

I tried to stay ahead I tried to stay on top
I tried to play the part
But somehow I forgot Just what I did it for
And why I wanted more
This type of modern life
Is it for me
This type of modern life
Is it for free

Do I have to change my name
Will it get me far Should I lose some weight Am I gonna be a star
 American life [American life]
I live the American dream [American dream]
You are the best thing I've seen
You are not just a dream [American life]
 American life

I tried to be a boy Tried to be a girl Tried to be a mess Tried to be the best Tried to find a friend Tried to stay ahead I tried to stay on top

Do I have to change my name
Will it get me far Should I lose some weight Am I gonna be a star

Uh, uh, uh, uh

I'm drinkin' a soy latte I get a double shotie
It goes right through my body
And you know I'm satisfied I drive my mini cooper And I'm feeling super-duper
Yo they tell me I'm a trooper And you know I'm satisfied I do yoga and pilates And the room is full of hotties So I'm checking out their bodies
And you know I'm satisfied I'm diggin' on the isotopes This metaphysics shit is dope
And if all this can give me hope
You know I'm satisfied I got a lawyer and a manager An agent and a chef Three nannies, an assistant And a driver and a jet
A trainer and a butler And a bodyguard or five
A gardener and a stylist Do you think I'm satisfied 
I'd like to express my extreme point-of-view
I'm not a Christian and I'm not a Jew
I'm just living out the American dream
And I just realized that nothing is what it seems 
Do I have to change my name
Am I gonna be a star
Do I have to change my name
Am I gonna be a star
Do I have to change my name

Written by: MIRWAIS AHMADZAI

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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American Life