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My intentions are good, my hearts in the right place now
You see I wanna be good to you baby
But sometimes I just don't know how
And the hand of fate, reaches out once more
And pulls me though that gate
Like one hundred times before

Ooh, there are the nights, when things just work out right
No one could be as close as you and me
Then it all breaks down, and we can't find that common ground
That's not the way, the way it oughta be baby

Why do we laugh, why do we cry
Why do we feel this pain inside
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows
In this game of hit and miss
How long can we go on like this
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows
But if we threw it all away
It's something we'd regret someday
Heaven knows
Why do we do these foolish things
Only heaven knows

My intentions are good, my actions are hard to explain
I get misunderstood sometimes
There's nobody but me to blame
I've gotta speak my mind, and deal with the situation
Open the lines
The lines of communication

Ooh there are the nights, we really get it right
Makin' love, endlessly
And then there are the days, we go our separate ways
As though there's nothin left of you and me

Why do we laugh, why do we cry
Why do we feel this pain inside
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows
In this game of hit and miss
How long can we go on like this
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows
But if we threw it all away
It's something we'd regret someday
Heaven knows
Why do we laugh, why do we cry
Why do we feel this pain inside
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows
In this game of hit and miss
How long can we go on like this
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows
But if we threw it all away
It's something we'd regret someday
Why do we do these foolish things
Only heaven knows, only heaven knows

I wanna be good to you baby
Heaven knows, etc.



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