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This is a song that I wrote you for your birthday
Because I couldn't be bothered to buy you anything
And I know that you might think that
Writing this song required more effort
Than going out and buying you something
But I can promise that it didn't
I'm not even going to include your name in this song
Because that way I can use it on somebody else
And if you listen closely then you might be able to tell
That I only bothered using three chords
I guess that just shows you how much I care

Happy birthday insert name here
Congratulations on living another year
Only joking I did get you something
And it's right here



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    UnregisteredNov 28, 2011 at 5:35 pm
    This is charlie singing a song to alex when it was his birthday, which he included in his album. How much of a meaning does this really need
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    UnregisteredNov 22, 2011 at 12:44 am
    Dude/dudette. This is a meaningless song about birthdays. He wanted the album done and over with. And he did that with a song about birthdays
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    UnregisteredNov 22, 2011 at 12:42 am
    Dude/dudette. Charlie just wanted to get his album over with. He did it with a song about birthdays. That is completely meaningless
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    UnregisteredOct 25, 2011 at 11:09 pm
    I think this song is a representation of human suffering and life itself, it digs deep into friendship and love and the relationships between man and animal. Beautiful.

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