"I was so desperate to get signed, not because I wanted to have a big record just because I wanted to Able to do this for a living, so I was taking my music around and I went to one record company person and he was 'listen, this is never going to sell, you're not weird enough , you're not indie enough. I went home and I was so angry, so I wrote out the song saying "I can be any color you want, what the hell do you want me to be, should I look older, should I bend over just to be put on your shelf. What is it that you want? You don't know what you want so I can be every color of the rainbow.' And at the end I was like, 'all you think about is money so kerching! take that.' And that was the song.'' - Mika
"The comparisons to Freddie Mercury are fine. They started long before I made the record - I've even referred to it in Grace Kelly." It was written after these musicians were trying to mold me into what I should be. I was really angry and so I wrote the song and mailed them the lyrics. They didn't call me back, but two years later it's come full circle." - Mika
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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