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Swinging in the back yard
Pull up in your fast car
Whistling my name

Open up a beer and
Say get over here
And play your video game

Iґm in your favorite sun dress
Watching me get undressed
Take that body down town, honey

I say you the bestest
Lean in for a big kiss
Put his favorite purfume on,
Go Play your video games

It's you, it's you, it's all for you
Everything I do
I tell you all the time
Heaven is a place on earth with you
Tell me all the things you want to do
I heard that you like the bad girls
Honey, is that true?
It's better than I ever even knew.
They say that the world was built for two.
Only worth living
If somebody is loving you
Baby now you do.

Singing in the old bar
Swinging with the old stars
Living for the fame
Kissing in the blue dark
Playing pool and wild darts
Video games
He holds me in his big arms
He's drunk and I am seeing stars
This is all I think of
Watching all our friends fall
Leaning out of old cars
This is my idea of fun
Playing video games

It's you, it's you, it's all for you
Everything I do
I tell you all the time
Heaven is a place on earth with you
Tell me all the things you want to do
I heard that you like the bad girls
Honey, is that true?
It's better than I ever even knew.
They say that the world was built for two.
Only worth living
If somebody is loving you
Baby now you do

(Now you do)

It's you, it's you, it's all for you
Everything I do
I tell you all the time
Heaven is a place on earth wit' you
Tell me all the things you want to do
I heard that you like the bad girls
Honey, is that true?
It's better than I ever even knew.
They say that the world was built for two.
Only worth living
If somebody is loving you
Maybe now you do

Maybe now you do

(Now you do)



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    UnregisteredJun 11, 2012 at 8:14 pm
    I personally think this song is describing how she does everything to impress him but like a video game he plays her then once he gets bored, he stops. Or she could be saying how he prefers playing video games rather than spending time on her. I love this song though!
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 2:18 am
    This song is loaded with teenage longing and angst - it sums up how many young women see themselves, as totally identified and validated by their relationships with the opposite sex. So much so that they will do anything for that attention, even being 'bad' ( whatever that means! ) . In this song the man/boy she will do anything for is obsessed with beer, fast cars and video games-girls are so eager to try and mold themselves to anything they perceive as being desirable that they lose their authentic selves . Does she really like playing video games? Or is that the only way she can be acceptable? She is drunk on the ecstasy of being with him, of being in love and will do anything to keep it going. Nothing ever feels this intense, euphoric and desperate at the same time as being young and in love and this song understates that emotion beautifully.
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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 8:15 pm
    Video game. N. An electronic or computerized game played by manipulating images on a video display or television screen. Perhaps a a memoir of teen love? Maybe this girl is so in love with this older man who is manipulating her into heavy, heavy love for him. And doing his "favorite things" i.e sundress, perfume,.. She wants to be 'be bad" for him and he makes her feel grown-up and sexy.
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    UnregisteredMar 18, 2012 at 7:33 pm
    Definitely about seduction and corruption. A pimp exploiting a naive young girl 'take that body downtown honey' then he gets her to fall in love with him and gets her hooked on drugs, booze and what she believes to be a glamorous lifestyle. Its a sordid story told with a beautiful voice
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    UnregisteredFeb 29, 2012 at 3:39 am
    What on earth makes you come these conclusions. I think she is in love she feels safe and she doesn't care if he likes his video games. When you live someone there is joy in dressing up and doing things for that person. They do them back and she is saying when she is with him she is safe that us her heaven.

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