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Peter D. Flannel of New York

Hello,
I am a writer, professional vagabond, and suffering from abstrusism. I find solace in music, film, literature of all sorts and winter is where it is.

Cheers.

City & Colour - The Girl

Song: the Girl

Artist: City and Colour

Album: Bring Me Your Love

Lyrics,

I wish I could do better by you,
‘cause that’s what you deserve
You sacrifice so much of your life
In order for this to work.

While I’m off chasing my own dreams
Sailing around the world
Please know that I’m yours to keep
My beautiful girl

When you cry a piece of my heart dies
Knowing that I may have been the cause
If you were to leave
Fulfill someone else’s dreams
I think I might totally be lost
You don’t ask for no diamond rings no delicate string of pearls
That’s why I wrote this song to sing
My beautiful girl

ooooo ooo ohhh ohh oh oh

One, two, one two three four
I wish I could do better by you
‘cause it’s what you deserve
You sacrifice so much of your life
in order for this to work

While I’m off chasing my own dreams (my own dreams)
sailing around the world (‘round the world)
Please know that I’m yours to keep
My beautiful girl

And when you cry a piece of my heart dies
Knowing that I may have been the cause
If you were to leave and fulfill someone else’s dreams
I think I might totally be lost

But you don’t ask for no diamond rings (Diamond rings)
No delicate string of pearls (String of pearls)
That’s why I wrote this song to sing
My beautiful girl

ooooo ooo ohhh ohh oh oh
ooooo ooo ohhh ohh oh oh
ooooo ooo ohhh ohh oh oh
ooooo ooo ohhh ohh oh oh

But you don’t ask for no diamond rings (Diamond rings)
No delicate string of pearls (String of Pearls)
That’s why I wrote this song to sing
My beautiful girl.

  • 7 November 2011
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