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MAR
26
3 YEARS

Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Single Released (Audio)

The 18-year-old singer debuted a subtly more mature first single from his upcoming album "Believe."

Justin Bieber Boyfriend Cover Art - H 2012

Fans of Toy Story and warm, bubbling chocolate, Justin Bieber has an offer you won't be able to refuse.

The pop sensation at midnight unleashed his new song, "Boyfriend," which teams a smooth production and more hushed vocals to give the 18-year-old a track that one might play after prom night, not on the way to a local carnival. Produced by Mike Posner, the song is more or less a proposition, with Bieber outlining both solid small town date ideas and eternal promises.

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There is the offer of "chillin' by the fire why we eatin' fondue," but also the promise to "never let you go" and, most impressively -- and speaking to his young generation of fans -- the suggestion that he will "be your Buzz Lightyear, fly across the globe."

"When I was writing the raps for it and the verses I was basically thinking about things I would do if I was your boyfriend," Bieber says in a behind-the-scenes video posted to his website.

The song has already shot up to number one on the iTunes singles chart, powered by his Sunday night countdown tweets; when there was a technical error on the site, making it hard to download the song, he even was able to capitalize on that, tweeting, "yo @itunesmusic im trying to romance 19 million ladies with my music. you are kinda screwing this up for me. LEGGO!"

Swag swag swag.

Listen to the song below, and scroll past that for the lyrics.

 

Verse 1

If I was your boyfriend, I’d never let you go

I can take you places you ain’t never been before

Baby take a chance or you’ll never ever know

I got money in my hands that I’d really like to blow

Swag swag swag, on you

Chillin by the fire why we eatin’ fondue

I dunno about me but I know about you

So say hello to falsetto in three two

PRE HOOK 

I’d like to be everything you want

Hey girl, let me talk to you

HOOK

If I was your boyfriend, never let you go

Keep you on my arm girl, you’d never be alone

I can be a gentleman, anything you want

If I was your boyfriend, I’d never let you go, I’d never let you go

VERSE 2

Tell me what you like yeah tell me what you don’t

I could be your Buzz Lightyear fly across the globe

I don’t never wanna fight yeah, you already know

I am ‘ma a make you shine bright like you’re laying in the snow

Burr

Girlfriend, girlfriend, you could be my girlfriend

You could be my girlfriend until the ---- world ends

Make you dance do a spin and a twirl and

Voice goin crazy on this hook like a whirl wind

Swaggie
 

PRE HOOK

I’d like to be everything you want

Hey girl, let me talk to you

HOOK

If I was your boyfriend, never let you go

Keep you on my arm girl you’d never be alone

I can be a gentleman, anything you want

If I was your boyfriend, I’d never let you go, I’d never let you go

BRIDGE

So give me a chance, ‘cause you’re all I need girl

Spend a week wit your boy I’ll be calling you my girlfriend

If I was your man, I’d never leave you girl

I just want to love you, and treat you right

HOOK

If I was your boyfriend, never let you go

Keep you on my arm girl you’d never be alone

I can be a gentleman, anything you want

If I was your boyfriend, I’d never let you go, never let you go

 

Na na na, na na na, na na na

Ya girl

Na na na, na na na, na na na ey

Na na na, na na na, na na na ey

Na na na, na na na, na na na ey

If I was your boyfriend