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Written by L. A. Reid, babyface (1990)Performed by pebbleslately, I’ve been trying to figure out your mindand why you keep dissin’ mepoor little meand why you have a change of heartand turn it all aroundand then try to put it on mepoor little mebut don’t you knowi could be a tripi could make things hardbut baby I believe that you still got a heartthat’s why itry to stop myself before I start’cause I could make it toughi could make it roughbut I won’twell I’ll be givin’ you the benefitof the doubtgivin’ you a minute totry to work it on outi’ll be givin’ you the benefitof the doubtand I’m givin’ you a minute totry to work it on outbaby, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workbaby, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workbaby how could you be hangin’ out on the townand claim that you missin’ mepoor little mewhen you knew all the timethat you could’ve been with your homegirllovin’ and a kissin’ on mesweet little mebut don’t you knowif you wanna be a manyou gotta work real hardif you wanna make me feel I’m like your number one andnothin’ in the world should make us partcause we can make it workif you take away the hurtfrom the hearthookbaby, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workwork it babywork, work, worktry to work it on, work it on, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workwork it babywork, work, workkeep tryin’ to work it on outi could be a tripbut I choose not todeep inside of youi think there’s still good in you boydon’t give me no reason not to trust youjust take the benefitdon’t give me no lipand I’ll be sweet to youhooki’ll be givin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Of the doubtgivin’ you a minute to(givin’ it to you)Try to work it on outi’ll be givin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Of the doubtgivin’ you a minute to(givin’ it to you)Try to work it on out(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin’ it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin’ it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefiti’ll be givin’ you a minute or twoto try and work it outi wanna work it babyi’ll be givin’ you a minute or twoto try and work it outbut don’t you take too long babyhooki’ll be givin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Of the doubtgivin’ you a minute to(givin’ it to you)Try to work it on outi’ll be givin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Of the doubtgivin’ you a minute to(givin’ it to you)Try to work it on out(I’ll be givin it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin’ it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Remix: I could be a tripbut I choose not todeep inside of youi think there’s still good in you boydon’t give me no reason not to trust youjust take the benefitdon’t give me no lipand I’ll be sweet to youtryin’ to understand you right boyso you need some time to work it out, work itwell there’s really no need to fuss and fight, noall I want is for you to try and work it outlately, I’ve been trying to figure out your mindand why you keep dissin’ mepoor little meand why you have a change of heartand turn it all aroundand then try to put it on mepoor little me(but don’t you knowi could be a tripi could make things hardbut baby I believe that you still got a heartthat’s why itry to stop myself before I start’cause I could make it toughi could make it roughbut I won’twell I’ll be givin’ you the benefitof the doubtgivin’ you a minute totry to work it on outi’ll be givin’ you the benefitof the doubtand I’m givin’ you a minute totry to work it on outbaby, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workbaby, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workbaby how could you be hangin’ out on the townand claim that you missin’ mepoor little mewhen you knew all the timethat you could’ve been with your homegirllovin’ and a kissin’ on mesweet little mebut don’t you knowif you wanna be a manyou gotta work real hardif you wanna make me feel I’m like your number one andnothin’ in the world should make us partcause we can make it workif you take away the hurtfrom the hearthookbaby, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workwork it babywork, work, worktry to work it on, work it on, work it on, work it on outwork, work, workwork it babywork, work, workkeep tryin’ to work it on outi could be a tripbut I choose not todeep inside of youi think there’s still good in you boydon’t give me no reason not to trust youjust take the benefitdon’t give me no lipand I’ll be sweet to youtryin’ to understand you right boyso you need some time to work it out, work itwell there’s really no need to fuss and fight, noall I want is for you to try and work it outi’ll be givin’ you a minute or twoto try and work it outi wanna work it babyi’ll be givin’ you a minute or twoto try and work it outbut don’t you take too long babyhooki’ll be givin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Of the doubtgivin’ you a minute to(givin’ it to you)Try to work it on outi’ll be givin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Of the doubtgivin’ you a minute to(givin’ it to you)Try to work it on out(I’ll be givin it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin’ it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(I’ll be givin’ it to you)Boy I want to give itgivin’ you the benefit(givin’ it to you)Ooh I want to give itgivin’ you the benefiti’ll be givin’ you a minute or twoto try and work it outi wanna work it babyi’ll be givin’ you a minute or twoto try and work it outbut don’t you take too long babyi’ll be givin’ you the benefit(boy I want to give it)Of the doubt(givin’ you the benefit)Givin’ you a minute to(ooh I want to give it)Try to work it on out(givin’ you the benefit)I’ll be givin’ you the benefit(boy I want to give it)Of the doubt(givin’ you the benefit)Givin’ you a minute to(ooh I want to give it)Try to work it on out(givin’ you the benefit)



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