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We were both young when I first saw you.
I close my eyes and the flashback starts...
You're standing there... on a balcony in summer air.

See the lights, see the party, the ball gowns.
Making my way, I'm moving through the crowd to say "ello..."

Little did you know...

That I was Romeo, as I was throwing pebbles...
Heard your father say "Stay away from Juliet!"
Had to leave you crying on the staircase... begging me "Please don't go!"

So I said...

Julie I'll take you somewhere we can be alone.
Just be patient... nothing left to do but run.
You'll be the princess, I'll be the prince...
It's a love story baby say "Yes."

So you sneak out to the garden I'm hiding...
We keep quiet cause we're dead if they find me.
Close your eyes.
Escape this town for a little while.

I was Romeo, you were my Juliet.
Even my father said loving you is not worth it.
Had to leave you on crying on the staircase... begging me "Please don't go!"

So I said...


Julie I'll save you, they'll never come between us!
Just hold on and love is gonna free us!
Don't be afraid, oh we'll make it through this!
It's a love story... baby just say "Yes."

I'm sure she's tired of waiting.
Swear I'm on my way, just had to work some things out
I hope her faith's not fading...
That was when I met her outskirts of town...

And I said...

Julie I apologize, didn't mean to scare you
Need you more than anything... I refuse to share you
Saw it in her eyes, she didn't know what to think...
I knelt to the ground and I pulled out a ring...

And said...

"Marry me Juliet.(You'll never have to be alone.
I love you and that's all that I really know!
I talked to our families, pick out a white dress...
It's a love story baby just say "Yes."

Cause we were both young when I first saw you.

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    UnregisteredJan 11, 2012 at 2:20 am
    This song to me is really just how i feel about my girlfriend and it wasnt family that kept me from originally going out with her it was my friends at the time. But one line that always gets me is when it says i was romeo you were my juliet even my father said loving you was not worth it. It gets me cuz my dad says that to me all the time
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    Lauraboorman94Jul 1, 2010 at 11:38 am
    I loved Taylor Swifts first version of 'Love Story'. The male version of the song is amazing. I first heard this song when Joe McElderry first sang it on the X-Factor tour...I was blown away! :) Amazing...full credits go to Gabe Bondoc, but getting Joe McElderry to sing this song, was a very smart move to promote it! :D Fantastic

    Love Laura Boorman! :) xxx

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