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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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  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 25, 2012 at 4:52 pm
    It means their both the same they would rather be somewhere else than in a shop as a worker or in the castle as a princess they both want to follow their dreams
  • u
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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!
  • u
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    UnregisteredJul 18, 2012 at 12:32 pm
    This is only my opinion i am girl like is the two girls who is the same or opposite of life
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 18, 2012 at 5:11 am
    It means they both are alike... They have same face , everything is same except for there hairs... One has golden hairs n the other has brown... That is the only difference
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 1:30 pm
    Whether it is poor or rich problems always go with the same things. In other words, erica, and anneliese where just the same. By the way, the song really means a lot. It was very beautiful. :>

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