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Anneliese (speaking)-
I'm savoring my first and last
Taste of freedom before getting
Married next week.

Erika (speaking)-
At least, you're not an
Indentured servant.

Anneliese (speaking)-
Indentured servant?

Erika-
If I'd like to have my breakfast hot
Madame Carp will make me pay,
And I have to fetch the eggs myself
And the barn's a mile away.
It's cold and wet
But still I get an omelette on my plate,
But in my head I'm back in bed
Snuggled up and sleeping late.

Anneliese (speaking)-
Really?

Erika (speaking)-
Really. But it's all right.
I mean, I'm used to it.
And you?

Anneliese (speaking)-
Well...

Erika (speaking)-
Well?
Anneliese-
If I want some eggs I ring the bell
And the maid comes running in,
And she serves them on a silver tray
And she brings a cookie tin.
And while I eat, she rubs my feet
And strolling minstrels play,
But I'd rather be in my library
Reading science books all day.

Erika-
I'm just like you
Anneliese (speaking)-
(you are?)
Erika-
You're just like me
There's somewhere else we'd rather be
Somewhere that's ours
Somewhere that dreams come true
Yes I am a girl like you.
You'd never think that it was so
But now I've met you and I know,
It's plain as day
Sure as the sky is blue
I am a girl like you.

Anneliese (speaking)-
So, you're a singer?

Erika (speaking)-
No, I work at Madame Carp's penitentiary.
Uh, I mean, Dress Emporium.

Anneliese (speaking)-
I love Madame Carp's dresses!

Erika (speaking)-
I made the one you're wearing.

Anneliese
(speaking)-
You made this? The design looks so complicated!

Erika (speaking)-
Oh, it isn't really.
(sings)
First I choose a fabric from the rack
And I pin the pattern down,
And I stitch it in the front and back
And it turns into a gown!
Anneliese-
I wear my gown
Without my crown
And dance around my room
Both-
And imagine life without the strife
Of an unfamiliar groom.

Anneliese (speaking)-
But I'd never let my mother know.
I wouldn't want to disappoint her.

Erika (speaking)-
I completely understand.

Anneliese-
I'm just like you
Erika-
(I think that's true)
Anneliese-
You're just like me
Erika-
(Yes I can see)
Both-
We take responsibility
Anneliese-
We carry through
Erika-
(We carry through)
Both-
Do what we need to go.
Yes I am a girl like you.
Anneliese-
I'm just like you
Erika-
(I'm just like you)
Anneliese-
You're just like me
Erika-
(You're just like me)
Both-
It's something anyone can see
Anneliese-
A heart that beats
Erika-
(a heart that beats)
Both-
A voice that speaks the truth
Yes I am a girl like you.



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    UnregisteredJan 2, 2012 at 10:18 pm
    I love this song its the meaning of friendship like...
    My best friend which i havent seen since nusrery used to sing and dance to this and we were gonna do a concert and she had the costumes and now... I dont she her and so when i listen to any of these songs i nearly cry plus i always got to be erika!
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    UnregisteredMar 13, 2012 at 7:46 am
    This song is about two girls that they're same except their hair colour and they're lives. Princess annelise's life is good and erika's life is poor they tells each other how is their life and this is the song about. Oh i forgot to tell how is this song! This song is sooo nice love it!!!
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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 6:56 pm
    The song is obviously about two girls whom come from two different backgrounds, one from a poor background and one from a rich one, who have met as fate has brought them together. They find that they not only look like each other but also want the same thing in life. Freedom.

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