What does Boss Of Me mean?

They Might Be Giants: Boss Of Me Meaning

Album cover for Boss Of Me album cover

Song Released: 2001


Boss Of Me Lyrics

Yes, No, Maybe
I don't know
Can you repeat the question?

You're not the boss of me now
You're not the boss of me now
You're not the boss of me now and you're not so big
You're not the boss of me now
You're not the boss of me now
You're...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 20th 2007 !⃝

    John Flansburgh himself has said it's about his estranged brother, Paxus Calta.

  2. ben
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    Oct 28th 2005 !⃝

    This song is about the moment in your life growing up, when you suddenly realize your parents are no longer as big and in charge as you've thought all your life.

    A condensed version of this song is the theme song for the Fox TV show "Malcolm in the Middle."


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