Brand New Key

Words & Music:

Melanie Safka



I rode my bicycle past your window last night.


I roller-skated to your door at daylight.


It almost seems like you're avoiding me.

F                           G7

I'm OK alone but you've got something I need, well,




I've got a brand new pair of roller-skates, you've got a brand new key.


I think that we should get together and try them on to see.

F                                     G7

I been lookin' around awhile; you got something for me.


Oh, I got a brand new pair of roller-skates, you got a brand new key.


I ride my bike, I rollerskate, don't drive no car.

Don't go too fast, but I go pretty far.

For somebody who don't drive, I been all around the world.

Some people say I done all right for a girl.


I asked your mother if you were at home.

She said yes, but you weren't alone.

Oh, sometimes I think that you're avoiding me.

I'm OK alone but you got something I need, well.




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