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Erykah Badu – I Want You lyrics

[Hook: 2x]
I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you
Oh, I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you

So, what we gon' do
What we gon' do
What we gon' do
What we gon' do

I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you
Oh, I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you

In the worse kinda way way way way way way way
I want you you you you, baby
So what we gon' do do do, baby
What we gon' do do do, baby

[Verse:]
Love is on the way, all I got to say is
It wont let go
You can pray to early May, fast for 30 days
Still it wont let go, oh
Got a good book and got all in it, tried a little yoga for a minute
But it wont let go, oh
Tried to turn the sauna up to hotter, drunk a whole jar of holy water
But it wont let go, oh

[Hook:]
I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you
Said I I I I I I
I said what we gon' do

In the worse kinda way way way way way way way
I want you you you you, baby
So what we gon' do, baby
So what we gon' do, baby

[Verse:]
Love is on the way, all I got to say is
It wont let go
You can pray to early May, fast for 30 days
Still it wont let go, oh
Got good book and got all in it, tried a little yoga for a minute
But it wont let go, oh
Tried to turn the sauna up to hotter, drank a whole jar of holy water
But it wont let go, oh

[Hook:]
I I I, baby
Want you you you, baby
So what we gon' (uh) do do do do do do do do do do do do do

I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you
I I I I I I
So what we gon' do

In the worse kinda way way way way way way way
I want you you you you, baby
So what we gon' do
Now what we gon' do

[Ad-lib]
(Now what we gone do)
I know you're a little nervous
(what we gone do)
I know you really want this
(what we gone do)
I can't believe the feeling
(what we gone do)
I feel it all over, feel it all over
(said what we gone do)
Babe, yeah baby
(so what we gone do)
You don't believe in love, you missing a good thing
(so what we gone do)
Because I'm---say
Because I'm genuine, I'm genuine, yeah
(so what we gone do)
Yeah baby

[Bridge: 2x]
I don't want no trouble
Just a little loving (yeah)
I want to get to know ya (yeah)
I don't want your money (yeah)
You oughta get to know me (yeah)
My love'll make you wonder (yeah)
And lightning a thunder (yeah)
I get it from my mama (yeah)

[Ad-lib]
Oh, I I I I I I I
I Want you you you you you you you
Do do do do do do do
Now what we gon' do

(Scatting/Background vocals: I...)

[Slowing Down: 2x]
I I I I I I I
I want you you you you you you you
Oh I I I I I I I
Want you you you you you you you

(Skipping/Guitar Solo)
Frequency
(Whispering)

[Outro:]
Just because I tell you I love you
Don't mean that I do do do do do

Time: 10: 53



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