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La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la-a
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la-a
La, la la la la la la la la la-a
La, la, la, la, laaa

Now that I've lost everything to you
You say you wanna start something new
And it's breakin' my heart you're leavin'
Baby, I'm grievin'
But if you wanna leave, take good care
Hope you have a lot of nice things to wear
But then a lot of nice things turn bad out there

[Chorus]
Oh, baby, baby, it's a wild world
It's hard to get by just upon a smile, girl
Oh, baby, baby, it's a wild world
I'll always remember you like a child, girl

You know I've seen a lot of what the world can do
And it's breakin' my heart in two
Because I never wanna see you sad, girl
Don't be a bad girl
But if you wanna leave, take good care
Hope you make a lot of nice friends out there
But just remember there's a lot of bad and beware

Chorus x 2

La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la-a
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la-a
La, la la la la la la la la la-a
La, la, la, la, laaa

But if you wanna leave, take good care
Hope you have a lot of nice things to wear
But then a lot of nice things turn bad out there

Chorus



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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 3:04 pm
    It reminds me of my daughter who moved out of my home to go live with her dad at the age of 16. Things didn't work out there so she moved in with her boyfriend. Things didn't work out there so she has been moving from place to place until she gets bored or kicked out. She is a beautiful girl and she is learning that she can't just live on a smile. I thank you for this song:)

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