The Story Behind The Song “I Just Want To Be A Lesbian”

This new track from Felix Da Housecat has a weird title, and an even weirder story.

1. Chicago-based DJ Felix Da Housecat has released a hot new summer jam.

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2. The track, entitled “I Just Want To Be A Lesbian” feat. Romina Cohn, came out June 10th:

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3. Turns out, the name of the song was a bit of an accident:

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4. Apparently, Felix met singer Romina Cohn in a club one night and heard her track “I Want To Be The Residents”.

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5. Felix misheard the song’s chorus, and told the singer “I loved ‘I Just Want To Be A Lesbian!’”

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6. She told him that he’d obviously misunderstood the lyrics. That’s when he suggested they collaborate with the lyrics as he’d heard them.

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7. Besides the refrain, “I want to be a lesbian,” the track has very few other lyrics.

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8. New summer anthem for all the lesbian wannabes out there?

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9. Romina’s track:

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10. And the resulting collaboration:

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Sarah Karlan is the Deputy LGBT Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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