Boy Next Door
Jamelia Lyrics


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Ummmmm yeah ah yeah yeah

Never ever in a million years
Was this what I was thinking of
Crazy some how it never crossed my mind
My first friend becoming my first love

Used to be the one who play with my toys an
Never would of thought of you as a boyfriend
If you'd asked who I was looking for
I would have said someone like the boy next door
Growing up if you had ever told me
You'd be the one I'd be wanting to hold me
I would have laughed and said you were crazy
Never be with the boy next door

So hold you, showed you, everything in my life
When we go cruising in your ride
So why, was I taken by surprise
Found love growing in my own backyard

Playing hide an seek
In the summer heat
Didn't wanted to go inside
Want to hang out until sunrise
Whenever I was down, never had a doubt
You wouldn't be in my life
Whenever anyone saw me, they saw you too

Used to be the one who play with my toys an
Never would of thought of you as a boyfriend
If you'd asked who I was looking for,
I would have said someone like the boy next door
Growing up if you had ever told me,
You'd be the one I'd be wanting to hold me
I would have laughed and said you were crazy
Never be with the boy next door

Used to be the one who play with my toys an
Never would of thought of you as a boyfriend
If you'd asked who I was looking for,
I would have said someone like the boy next door
Growing up if you had ever told me,
You'd be the one I'd be wanting to hold me
I would have laughed and said you were crazy
Never be with the boy next door

Playing hide an seek
In the summer heat
Didn't wanted to go inside
Want to hang out until sunrise
Whenever I was down, never had a doubt
You wouldn't be in my life
Whenever anyone saw me, they saw you too

Used to be the one who play with my toys an
Never would of thought of you as a boyfriend
If you'd asked who I was looking for,
I would have said someone like the boy next door
Growing up if you had ever told me,
You'd be the one I'd be wanting to hold me
I would have laughed and said you were crazy
Never be with the boy next door

Used to be the one who play with my toys an
Never would of thought of you as a boyfriend
If you'd asked who I was looking for,
I would have said someone like the boy next door
Growing up if you had ever told me,
You'd be the one I'd be wanting to hold me




I would have laughed and said you were crazy
Never be with the boy next door

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Jamelia's song "Boy Next Door" describe a tale of unexpectedly falling in love with someone who was once just a childhood friend. The song begins with Jamelia reflecting on how she never could have imagined that someday she would fall in love with her friend who used to play with her toys. She had always seen him as just a friend, not a boyfriend. But somehow, along the way, he became her first love.


The chorus of the song talks about how she would have never expected to fall in love with the boy next door, but she did. She remembers the moments they spent together, playing hide and seek, cruising in his ride, hanging out until sunrise. She never doubted that he would always be a part of her life. The song ends with Jamelia repeating the chorus, emphasizing how unexpected but beautiful their love story is.


Overall, the lyrics of "Boy Next Door" tell a story of unexpected love, from childhood friends to first loves. The song reminds us that sometimes, love can come from the most unexpected places and people.


Line by Line Meaning

Never ever in a million years
I never would have predicted this


Was this what I was thinking of
I never thought this would happen


Crazy some how it never crossed my mind
It's surprising and unexpected


My first friend becoming my first love
My friend became more than a friend


Used to be the one who play with my toys an
We were childhood friends


Never would of thought of you as a boyfriend
I never saw them as anything more than a friend


If you'd asked who I was looking for
If you asked what my ideal partner was


I would have said someone like the boy next door
I would have described someone who was close and familiar


Growing up if you had ever told me
If you had told me when we were younger


You'd be the one I'd be wanting to hold me
That you would be the one I wanted to be close to


I would have laughed and said you were crazy
I would have thought it was impossible


Never be with the boy next door
I never imagined being in a romantic relationship with a childhood friend


Playing hide an seek
Time spent enjoying each other's company


In the summer heat
During a happy and carefree season


Didn't wanted to go inside
The good times were too enjoyable to end


Want to hang out until sunrise
We wanted to spend as much time together as possible


Whenever I was down, never had a doubt
I always knew you'd be there for me


You wouldn't be in my life
I can't imagine life without you as a friend and lover


Whenever anyone saw me, they saw you too
We were known as a pair, inseparable




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: HUGH MARTIN, RALPH BLANE

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