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Deborah Cox – We Can't Be Friends lyrics

Rl's part verse #1
To just act like we never were.
To come around
And not show hurt.
How dare we greet
By shaking hands.
Just months ago
I was your man(was your man)
Verbally we agreed it was over
And we were through.
I'm trying to compose myself,
But I just can't get over you


We can't be friends.
We can't be friends
(Deborah you kno I can't go on being just your friend)
We can't be friends(no)
Cause I'm still in love
With you

Debrah's part:(verse # 2)

I went by Mother's,
Saw your car there.
To her you're still family,
And it don't seem fair.
For everyone to just go on.
I've tried and I can't do it.
Cause I'm still torn
I've tried to think of you as just another love
In my past(in my Past)That didn't last.
But it's not that simple baby


We (we) can't be friends(oh no no no oh oh)
We (we) can't be friends(if we(if we can't be lovers
We (we) can't be friends.
Cause I'm still in love


You may see me staring
Or catch me in a daze
May see me hang my head
When you come my way
Don't get too close to me
And expect me to behave
I might just still a kiss
If you come near my face
What I'm trying to sayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy(oh ho)


We can't be friends(we can't be friends)
(Can you look me in the eyes & honestly say you don't love me oh ho)(Deborah you Kno)We can't be friends
We can't be friends(are. L I Kno)(whoa ohh oh ohh)
I'll never ever find another love like you oh
I love you too much baby
I love you too muchoohhhh
We can't be friends
I'm still in love with you(I am)(still in love)With you

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