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(Timbaland)
It"s been a long time
We shouldn"t have left you
Without a dope beat to step to
Step to, step to, step to
Step to, step to
Freaky-freaky
It"s been a long time
We shouldn"t have left you
Without a dope beat to step to
Step to, step to, step to
Step to, step to
Freaky-freaky, baby girl uh

(Aaliyah)
What would you do?
To get to me
What would you say?
To have your way
Would you give up?
Or try again
If I hesitated
To let you in
Now would you be yourself
Or play your role
Tell all the boys
Or keep it low
If I saw no
Would you turn away?
Or play me off
Or would you stay, oh, oh

And if at first you don"t succeed
Then dust yourself off and try again
You can dust it off and try again, try again
Cause if at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
Dust yourself off and try again, try again (and again)

(Aaliyah)
I"m in to you
You into me
But I can"t let it go
So easily
Not till I see
Whether this could be
Could be eternally
Or just a week
Our chemistry
Is off the chain
It"s perfect now
But will it change?
This ain"t a yes
This ain"t a no
Just do your thing
We"ll see how it go, oh, oh

And if at first you don"t succeed
Then dust yourself off and try again
You can dust it off and try again, try again
Cause if at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
Dust yourself off and try again, try again (and again)

(Aaliyah)
See you don"t wanna throw it all away
I might be shy on the first date
What about the next date?
Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
I said you don"t wanna throw it all away
I might be buggin" on the first date
What about the next date?
Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?

And if at first you don"t succeed
Then dust yourself off and try again
You can dust it off and try again, try again
Cause if at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
Dust yourself off and try again, try again (and again)

And if at first you don"t succeed
Then dust yourself off and try again
You can dust it off and try again, try again
Cause if at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
Dust yourself off and try again, try again (and again)

(Aaliyah)
If at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
Dust yourself off and try again, try again
Cause if at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
You can dust it off and try again, try again (and again)

(Timbaland)
Check it, uh
It"s been a long time
We shouldn"t have left you
Without a dope beat to step to
Step to, step to, step to
Step to, step to
Freaky-freaky
It"s been a long time
We shouldn"t have left you
Without a dope beat to step to
Step to, step to, step to
Step to, step to
Freaky-freaky

And if at first you don"t succeed
Then dust yourself off and try again
You can dust it off and try again, try again
Cause if at first you don"t succeed
You can dust it off and try again
Dust yourself off and try again, try again (and again)



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  • U
    UnregisteredJun 4, 2012 at 12:41 pm
    This to me is the song i hear when i see the girl i love but cant walk up to and talk
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 9, 2012 at 3:48 pm
    In this song it tells you to never give up and be yourself. You don't need to impress someone like me or anyone else because we like you as you are. So keep going and never quit
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 1, 2012 at 2:36 pm
    When i listen to try again by the most beautiful alliyah. I think of how she's telling this person even tho they didnt succeed they can always try again , ii think she was saying that you can work hard just dont give up on your dream's or the love of your life just keep striving :) and always think postiivee no matter wat
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 31, 2012 at 3:51 pm
    When i listen to aaliyah- try again, it reminds me of never giving up. Try again, is a song that has influenced me to strive better into the works that i am doing in my life.
  • c
    cleerellJul 30, 2008 at 8:13 pm
    the meaning is like if a boy try to talk to a girl and he gets rejected he should try again cuz it dont always have to be she didnt like him she could have just been having a bad day

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