Brand New Key (3:37)

Cover of The Very Best of Melanie

From The Very Best of Melanie and 87 other releases

According to the Brand New Key Songfacts, this simple song about a young girl who gets a brand new pair of roller skates was written by Melanie in 15 minutes. She intended it to be a lighthearted novelty to perform in between her more intense material. However it proved to be her most successful song.


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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
I'm okay alone but you got something I need

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