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Everything is wonderful
Being here is heavenly
Every single day, she says
Everything is free

I used to be so careless
As if I couldn't care less
Did I have to make mistakes?
When I was Mary's prayer

Suddenly the heavens rolled
Suddenly the rain came down
Suddenly was washed away
The Mary that I knew

So when you find somebody who gives
Think of me and celebrate
I made such a big mistake
When I was Mary's Prayer

So if I say save me save me
Be the light in my eyes
And if I say ten Hail Mary's
Leave a light on heaven for me

Blessed is the one who shares
The power and your beauty, Mary
Blessed is the millionaire
Who shares your wedding day

So when you find somebody to give
Think of me and celebrate
I made such a big mistake
When I was Mary's Prayer

CHORUS (twice)

If you want the fruit to fall
You have to give the tree a shake
But if you shake the tree too hard,
The bough is gonna break

And if I can't reach the top of the tree
Mary you can hold me up there
What I wouldn't give to be
When I was Mary's prayer

CHORUS (twice)

Save me, save me
Be the light in my eyes
What I wouldn't give to be
When I was Mary's prayer
What I wouldn't give to be
When I was Mary's prayer
What I wouldn't give to be (save me)
When I was Mary's prayer

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  • U
    UnregisteredDec 17, 2011 at 5:56 pm
    Love lost, taking for granted those persons in your life who you think will be there forever. One day you wake up and everything has changed.
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    Elizabeth Doyle-daviesAug 30, 2013 at 7:54 pm
    Have loved this probably forever! Still can be heard to be belting it out in the privacy (or not!) of my kitchen!
  • U
    UnregisteredOct 18, 2011 at 6:46 pm
    This song is the most beautiful reminder of a lost love. The song is about an old girlfriend "mary" . He obviously made a mess up of this past relationship and regrets it deeply. The line about blessed is the millionaire, to me seems she might have been high maintenance. Also about the fruit on the tree might mean something similar. Leave a light on in heaven, does this mean he hopes to meet her there? Sounds morbid! But it does emphasise how deeply this has effected him , perhaps he met her again i doubt it, but it is one of my favourite songs.
  • U
    UnregisteredAug 29, 2012 at 8:29 pm
    Mary's prayer - would be innocence. It hints at an innocence and faith that was taken for granted and has now almost been lost. The video features 'the eye' and the big m quite prominently as well as the tree being drawn as an inverted peace sign which breaks when shaken too hard. Much to this song.
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    UnregisteredJul 29, 2012 at 10:25 pm
    Can't hear this song enough! Danny should have been allowed to retire off the royalties off this song! Everyone loves this and i always play this video on youtube when i watch something about mary!

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