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He put it on me, I put it on
Like there was nothing wrong
It didn’t fit, it wasn’t right
Wasn’t just the size

They say you know when you know
I don’t know
I didn’t feel the fairy-tale feeling, no
Am I a stupid girl
For even dreaming that I could

If it’s not like the movies
That’s how it should be, yeah
When he’s the one, I’ll come undone
And my world will stop spinning
And it’s just the beginning, yeah

Snow White said when I was young,
“One day my prince will come”
So I wait for that day
They say it’s hard to meet your match
Find my better half
So we make perfect shapes

The stars don’t align
If it doesn’t stop time
If you can’t see the sign
Wait for it
One hundred percent
Worth every penny spent
He’ll be the one that finishes your sentences

If it’s not like the movies
That’s how it should be, yeah
When he’s the one, I’ll come undone
And my world will stop spinning
And it’s just the beginning

‘Cause I know you’re out there
And you’re, you’re looking for me, oh
It’s a crazy idea, babe
You were made perfectly for me, you see

Just like the movies
That’s how it will be
Cinematic and dramatic
With a perfect ending

It’s not like the movies
But that’s how it should be, yeah
When he’s the one, you’ll come undone
And your world will stop spinning
And it’s just the beginning



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  • arvel_velasquez
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    arvel_velasquezDec 7, 2010 at 1:32 pm
    we should think that each thing in this world has its own contribution on us...
    We should let others think the reality that it's not always fairytales come to our mind...
    we should know that we have a perfect match and to find his/her, we should be patient
  • x
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    xoemixolouSep 15, 2010 at 4:14 pm
    That basically movies are m,ade to have happy endings, but reality tells us that its impossible to have that. She's saying that we shouldn't settle for less than that fairytale ending, and she's going to wait for the guy that makes everything "just like the movies" with a happy ending, because "that's how it should be."

    Love this song (:
  • v
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    viaguarinoApr 2, 2011 at 12:44 pm
    I love this song.

    =This means you should not be feeling like you're living in a fairytale cuz fairytale is only in cinemas and televisions having a perfect ending. =
  • l
    +1
    lordgaga77Nov 10, 2011 at 12:47 am
    I can sing this song perfectly but i wont be as good as katy will ever be! I love this song! Katy cat for life!
  • U
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    UnregisteredSep 9, 2011 at 1:43 am
    It means that romance in the movies is not what it appears to be. So life has its ups and downs and when the right one comes along you'll know and then maybe you will have a happy ending. But right now enjoy life and live life to the fullest!!!

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