Throw your sticks and stones
Throw your bombs and blows
But you're not gonna break my soul
And she (and co-songwriter Bonnie Mckee) can't even resist a reference and plug of her earlier hit, Firework.
Now look at me I'm sparkling
A firework, a dancing flame
You won't never put me out again
I'm glowing oh whoa
You go, girl — far away, please.
Breaking up is hard to do. Been there. I don't doubt that Katy is going through some tough times. as, probably, is Russell. Good luck to both of the injured parties. But I also can't help feeling that the pop star's post-break-up ditty is nowhere near as catchy or fun as any of Brand's alter-ego Aldous Snow's "singles," like Bangers, Beans and Mash or Furry Walls.