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Don't be cruel
(Written by L. A. Reid, Babyface, and Darryl Simmons)

Uh, ow!

Girl, the only thing that matters in my life
Is that I'm down for you and treat you right
You've got no call to treat me cold as ice

Oh girl, as long as I've been givin' my love to you
You should be givin' me your love too
But you just keep on actin' just like a fool
You know it ain't cool

Uh don't be cruel
'Cause I would never be that cruel to you
Uh no, uh no, uh don't be cruel
Uh girl, you need to change your attitude
Uh no, oh, uh don't be cruel

Hey yo cutie, what's up with this attitude
I thought I was bein' real good to you
I treat you sweet, take you out at night
But you never say thanks, girl, that ain't right
I bought you diamonds even gave you pearls
I took you for a cruise all around the world
I treat you high post but you play me close
And if I want to drink up, you won't even toast

Girl, I work so hard for you from nine to five
So you could have the finer things in life
Since you're the kind that's never satisfied

Oh girl, as long as I've been givin' my heart to you
You should be givin' me your heart too
But you just keep on actin' just like a fool
You know it ain't cool

Uh don't be cruel
'Cause I would never be that cruel to you
Uh no, uh no, uh don't be cruel
Uh girl, you need to change your attitude
Uh no, oh, uh don't be cruel

From fancy cars to diamond rings
I've just about given you everything
There's really not much I won't do for you
I bought you twelve yellow roses and candy, too
I like to be up front and never play the back
But the way you treat me girl is like a heart attack
I'm a real troop trooper and with all the times
I'm wit'cha by my side diggin' dollars outta crock

Oh girl, as long as I've been givin' my love to you
You should be givin' me your love too
But you just keep on actin' just like a fool
You know it ain't cool, it just ain't cool, ow

Uh don't be cruel...

We used to hang out tough just kickin' around
We discovered a love that had never been found
You gave me your heart, I gave you my mind
But a true love affair we could never find
Although I want you bad I could let you go
'Cause there's a lot of girls out there that won't say no
But due to fact that I want you, Jackie
I want you more than human eyes can see
But you had to start givin', tryin' to make a killin'
Thought about the dollars I make and you were willin'
To be with me, Bobby B., but with a bad attitude I can't compete
Now you know my name, now I know your game
You want to be with me
You got to be the same way that another girl would be
And if you wanna be with me

Uh don't be cruel
'Cause I would never be that cruel to you
Uh no, uh no, uh don't be cruel
Uh girl, you need to change your attitude
Uh no, oh

Uh don't be cruel
'Cause I would never be that cruel to you
Uh no, uh no, uh don't be cruel
Uh girl, you need to change your attitude
Uh no, oh

We used to hang out tough just kickin' around
We discovered a love that had never been found
You gave me your heart I gave you my mind
But a true love affair we could never find
Although I want you bad I could let you go
'Cause there's a lot of girls out there that won't say no
But due to fact that I want you, Jackie
I want you more than human eyes can see
But you had to start givin', tryin' to make a killin'
Thought about the dollars I make and you were willin'
To be with me, Bobby B., but with a bad attitude I can't compete
Now you know my name, now I know your game
You want to be with me
You got to be the same way that another girl would be
And if you wanna be with me

Uh don't be cruel
'Cause I would never be that cruel to you
Uh no, uh no, uh don't be cruel
Uh girl, you need to change your attitude
Uh no, oh, uh don't be cruel...



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