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(Odette quesada)

I've known you for so long
You are a friend of mine
But is this all we'd ever be?
I've loved you ever since
You are a friend of mine
And babe is this all we ever could be?

Refrain:
You tell me things I've never known
I shown you love you've never shown
But then again, when you cry
I'm always at your side
You tell me 'bout the love you've had
I listen very eagerly
But deep inside you'll never see
This feeling of emptiness
It makes me feel sad
But then again I'm glad

I've known you all my life
You are a friend of mine
I know this is how it's gonna be
I've loved you then and I love you still
You're a friend of mine
Now, I know friends are all we ever could be

You tell me things I've never known
I shown you love you've never shown
But then again, when you cry
I'm always at your side
You tell me 'bout the love you've had
I listen very eagerly
But deep inside you'll never see
This feeling of emptiness
It makes me feel sad
But then again
Then again
Then again I'm glad



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  • m
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    Maryneth Masilungan MontoyApr 18, 2013 at 11:59 am
    FRIEND OF MINE.

    I've known you for so long.
    You are a friend of mine.
    But is this all we'd ever be?
    I've loved you ever since.
    You are a friend of mine.
    And babe is this all we ever could be?

    You tell me things I've never known.
    I shown you love you've never shown.
    But then again, when you cry.
    I'm always at your side.
    You tell me 'bout the love you've had.
    I listen very eagerly.
    But deep inside you'll never see.
    This feeling of emptiness.
    It makes me feel sad.
    But then again I'm glad.

    I've known you all my life.
    You are a friend of mine.
    I know this is how it's going to be.
    I've loved you then and I love you still.
    You're a friend of mine.
    Now, I know friends are all we ever could be.

    You tell me things I've never known.
    I shown you love you've never shown.
    But then again, when you cry.
    I'm always at your side.
    You tell me 'bout the love you've had.
    I listen very eagerly.
    But deep inside you'll never see.
    This feeling of emptiness.
    It makes me feel sad.
    But then again.
    Then again
    Then again I'm glad.
  • cez
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    cezApr 30, 2009 at 8:20 am
    I love this song! They are friends for a long time... but the girl secretly loved the guy... she tried to pretend & listen to the guy whatever he shares, his ups & downs - even his lovelife; logically, it's painful for girl... but because they are friends, even if she feels sad, she's still glad to be a friend of the guy! Ouch! This is what I'm going through with... - a Friend of Mine. :)
  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 6, 2012 at 7:42 pm
    I stumble upon this song when i was streaming live on one of the filipino radio channel. This song is truly a testament to what is going on in my life at this moment. This song reminds me of the girl i used to (and still) have a crush on. I still remember vividly all the things we used to do together and with our other friends too. My friend and i would go to her house and we'll play guitar and sing a song to each other. We would hangout like there is no tomorrow. We would talk about our problems, laugh, joke and sing more. We were like brother and sister. However, at one point, i tried to follow my heart and wrote a letter (old school) to her expressing my feeling and i failed. At that moment, i realized that we will never be more than just friends. So i decided to move on with my life and she was one of the reason why i left my hometown because deep inside it hurts me seeing her with someone but i'll always tell her that i'm happy that she found someone she loves. To make the story short, i decided to go back to my hometown for a family reunion and had a chance to reunited with her. My heart was jumping up and down my chest when i first glance at her especially i haven't seen this girl for more than 20 years. I had mixed emotions when i looked at her. I was speechless!! So invited her to have dinner with me one night and we've talked for hours like we used to. We told story about our past for the last 20 yrs. She told me that her son is my godson from her first marriage and he wanted to meet me. I was shocked but excited! That night brought back a lot of memories and heartaches because even after many years of no communication and not seeing her... I didn't expect to fall in love with her all over again!!

    It was a struggle for me to ask her out again because she is married and i am committed with someone. I was so confused because my feelings for her grew stronger than ever. I find myself wanting to be with her more and more!! So she agreed to go out again and for the first time, she told me how she truly felt about me then and now. I wanted to jump across the table and kiss her for the very first time but i couldn't move. All i could think of... She loves me too!! It was one of the happiest night of my life!!!

    Sadly my vacation ended, we said goodbye to each other and promised that we will stay in touch. We agreed to respect our current relationship and be happy for each other. We believe that if we really meant for each other... We can wait and that only time can tell. I loved her then but i love her now more than ever...
  • U
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    UnregisteredDec 18, 2011 at 2:15 am
    This is the song that i'll be singing together with my beloved siblings for their pahpah.. I dedicate this song to him because this is how i feel everytime i think of him.. Everytime i see him,i smile.. Everytime i hear his voice,i listen.. Everytime he sing,i feel every word he says.. Everytime i talk to him,i can't help to smile even my heart is crying inside.. I do love him for eternity even we're only friends now.. I still and forever will love him for all of my life.. .
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 5, 2014 at 10:43 am
    Friend of mine for me is one of the happiest moment in my life is remembering me to say I Love You. He is innocent guy. The person who really true his feeling's to me. The event is Acquaintance Party at Tanchuling Hotel is the one of the place we met at that place.

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