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Spent a week in a dusty library
Waiting for some words to jump at me
We met by a trick of fate
French navy my sailor mate
We met by the moon on a silvery lake
You came my way
Said, I want you to stay

You, with your dietary restriction
Said you loved me with a lot of conviction
I was waiting to be struck by lightning
Waiting for somebody exciting
Like you
Oh, the thing that you do
You make me go, ooooo
With the things that you do (you do, you do)

I wanted to control it
But love, I couldn't hold it
I wanted to control it
But love, I couldn't hold it

I'll be criticized for lending out my art
I was criticized for letting you break my heart
Why would I stand for disappointed looks
Fully grown but I'm all on tenterhooks

Oooo, with the looks
On tenterhooks,
Oooo, with the looks, the looks, the looks

I wanted to control it
But love, I couldn't hold it
I wanted to control it
But love, I couldn't hold it

Relationships were something I used to do
Convince me they are better for me and you
We met by a trick of fate
French navy, my sailor

I wanted to control it
But love, I couldn't hold it
I wanted to control it
But love, I couldn't hold it



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    UnregisteredApr 16, 2012 at 6:14 pm
    They met by fate but it wasnt meant to be. He left her and she was heartbroken. Everyone critized her for being in love with him but she couldn't control her feelings. I love this song it's great!!! Xxx
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    UnregisteredAug 27, 2012 at 4:39 pm
    She met a french sailor by accident and thought 'i'd like a bit of that', he said non you smell of pot noodle. She said i like pot noodle. He said i would rather eat a constipated toad. She said 'i've never heard it called that before'.
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    UnregisteredApr 14, 2012 at 9:57 am
    The french boy accidentally came into the girl's life. They had a good time. However, the boy left her behind after winning her heart.

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