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"Suddenly Frankie" is a parody of "Suddenly Seymour" from the movie/musical Little Shop of Horrors. It is performed by Ariana Grande and her older half-brother Frankie Grande. They originally performed it as "Suddenly Seymour" before changing it to "Suddenly Frankie".

Trivia[]

  • Frankie and Ariana performed this multiple times (not including when they sang this as "Suddenly Seymour").
  • Grande performed the song during Carpool Karaoke: The Series in 2017.
  • Grande performed the song during a get together for her 28th birthday.

Lyrics[]

Frankie:
Lift up your head
Wash off your mascara
Here take my Kleenex
Wipe that lipstick away
Show me your face
As clean as the morning
I know things were bad
But now they're okay

Suddenly Frankie is standing beside you
You don't need no make up
Don't have to pretend
Suddenly Frankie is here to provide you
Sweet understanding
Frankie's your friend

Ariana:
Nobody ever treated me kindly
Daddy left early
Mama was poor
I'd meet a man
And I'd follow him blindly
He'd snap his fingers
Me, I'd say, "Sure"

Suddenly Frankie is standing beside me
He don't give me orders
He don't condescend
Suddenly Frankie is here to provide me
Sweet understanding
Frankie's my friend

Frankie:
Tell me this feeling
Will last 'til forever
Tell me the bad times are clean washed away
Ariana:
Please understand that it's still strange and frightening
For losers like I've been it's so hard to say

Ariana (Frankie):
Suddenly Frankie
(Suddenly Frankie)
He purified me
(He purified you)

Suddenly Frankie
(Suddenly Frankie)
Showed me I can
(Yes, you can)

Both:
Learn how to be more

Ariana // Frankie:
The girl that's inside me // The girl that's inside you

Frankie (Ariana):
With sweet understanding
(With sweet understanding)
With sweet understanding
(With sweet understanding)
With sweet under-

Both:
Standing
Frankie's your man

References[]

Covers

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural WomanABCAll I Want for Christmas Is YouAstonishingBaby, It's Cold OutsideBe AlrightBeautifulBeauty and the BeastBleeding LoveBorn This Way/Express YourselfBring Me To LifeCalifornia Gurls / Tik TokChestnutsClose To YouDiamonds Are A Girl's Best FriendDie in Your ArmsDon't Dream It's OverDon't Look Back in AngerDon't You (Forget About Me)EmotionsFourFiveSecondsGimme Some Lovin'Girls Just Want to Have FunGrenadeHave Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasHide and SeekHopelessly Devoted To YouHurtI Believe In You And MeI Get CrazyI Have NothingI Wanna Dance With SomebodyI Want You BackI Won't Say I'm In LoveI'm Every Woman/VogueIf I Ain't Got YouIf I Were A BoyJust For NowLady MarmaladeListenLove On TopLove The Way You LieLovin' YouMo Money Mo ProblemsMy Favorite ThingsMy Heart Belongs To DaddyNo More Tears (Enough Is Enough)Nothing Is Too Wonderful to Be TrueO Holy NightOnly Girl (In the World)Pink + WhitePrivate PartyRaindrops (An Angel Cried)ReflectionRespectRolling In The DeepSeasons Of LoveSexual HealingSigned, Sealed, Delivered, I'm YoursSleigh RideSomeone Like YouSomewhere Over The RainbowSorrySoundtrack To TitanicStill HurtingSuddenly FrankieSweet LifeTake CareTearin' Up My HeartTeenage DreamThe Heart of the MatterThe Sweetest SoundsThe Way I AreThe Wizard And IThem ChangesThere's HopeThinkin Bout YouUnderstandUnwrittenVideoViennaWhere Is The Love?Where The Boys AreWhitney Houston MedleyZero To Hero

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