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Yeah Yeah Yeah [x4]

I love you
But I gotta stay true
My morals got me on my knees
I'm begging please stop playing games

I don't know what this is
But you've got me good'
Just like you knew you would

I don't know what you do
But you do it well
I'm under your spell

[Chorus:]
You got me begging you for mercy
Why wont you release me?
You got me begging you for mercy
Why wont you release me?
I said release me

Now you think that I
Will be something on the side
But you've got to understand
That I need a man
Who can take my hand
Yes I do

I don't know what this is
But you've got me good'
Like you knew you would

I don't know what you do
But you do it well
I'm under your spell

You've got me begging you for mercy
Why wont you release me?
You've got me begging you for mercy
Why wont you release me?
I said you'd better release yeah yeah yeah

I'm begging you for mercy
Just why won't you release me
I'm begging you for mercy

You got me begging
You got me begging
You got me begging

Mercy, why won't you release me
I'm begging you for mercy
Why won't you release me?

You got me begging you for mercy
I'm begging you for mercy
I'm begging you for mercy
I'm begging you for mercy
I'm begging you for mercy

Why wont you release me?
Yeah yeah

Break it down

(Mercy)
Beggin' you for mercy
You've got me beggin'
Down on my knees
I said, you've got me beggin'
Beggin' you for mercy
You've got me beg-ee-ee-een
Ee-ee-een (repeat)
(Fade)



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  • wifeymaterial
    +2
    wifeymaterialSep 28, 2008 at 6:01 am
    i agree with i love cameron. she is in love with a guy and she is so far gone she wants to pull away because its so good but he just can't let her go. all she can do it beg for mercy.
  • n
    +2
    NowheresChildJun 3, 2008 at 1:54 am
    I agree with the first person...but id like to add that it also says that she doesnt want to be something on the side, meaning he already has someone else which makes her loving him even harder.
  • destinystarfan
    +1
    destinystarfanJun 4, 2008 at 12:02 am
    love this song i listen to it on my cellphone...i didnt know who duffy was untill they showed her on vh1 and on kiis fm...then i heard this song on the radio and feelll in love with it...it's got me under a spell
  • goth_girl1525
    +1
    goth_girl1525May 17, 2008 at 4:08 am
    I used to hate this song but I've listened to it a few more times and now it's kinda catchy her voice is different that's for sure.
  • mental104
    -1
    mental104Aug 11, 2008 at 5:03 pm
    i didn't like this song to start off but i listened to it and i like it but i don't want to :P

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