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Ooooooaaahh, ooohh yea
Oooooh, aaliyah
Every once in awhile

I see her smile
It turns my day around
Girl with those eyes
Could stare
through the lies
And see what your heart was
saying

[CHORUS:]
Think of Aaliyah
Laugh, don't cry
I know
She'd want it that way
Hey yea
When ya think of Aaliyah
Laugh,
don't cry
I know
She'd want it that way

Ooooooh
Friend of a
friend
Friend 'til the end
That's the kind of girl she was

Taken
away
So young
Taken away
Without a warning,
oh

[CHORUS:]
(Think of Aaliyah, oooh)
Laugh, don't cry
(I know)
She'd want it that way
(Hey yeah)

(When ya') think of
Aaliyah, (oooh)
Laugh , don't cry
(I know)
She'd want it that
way

Whoa
I know you, (I know )
And your here, (and your
here)
In every day we live, (day that we live, day we live)
I know her,
(I know her)
And she's here, (and I know that she's still here)
I can
feel her when she sings, (ooohhh)

[2ND CHORUS:]
Aaliyah,
(Aaliyah)
Where are you now
(Are you far away from here)
(Far away),
far away
I don't think so,(I tell you I don't think so)
I think your
here
Yea
Taking our tears away,
[Shawn] Taking our tears
(away)

(Think of Aaliyah)
(Laugh, don't cry)
(I know )
(She'd
want it that way), she'd want it that way, (hey yea)
(When you think of
Aaliyah)
(Laugh, don't cry) yeah, don't cry, don't cry
(I know)
(She'd
want it that way), she'd want it that way
(Well I know)
She'd want it
that, (want it that way)
(Aaliyah)
(Aaliyah)
(Aaliyah)

I know
She'd want it that way
(Aaliyah)
(Aaliyah)
(Aaliyah)

I know
She'd want it that way
(Aaliyah)



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    starangelSep 22, 2008 at 10:03 am
    when you think of aaliyah laugh don't cry i know she'd want it that way...

    that is really heart touching. this song is about aaliyah, a wonderful, beautiful woman who was well beloved. it makes me remember princess dianna. how tragic it is that wonderful people die young.

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