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Hey there Delilah,
What's it like in New York City?
I'm a thousand miles away
But girl tonight you look so pretty
Yes you do
Times Square can't shine as bright as you
I swear it's true

Hey there Delilah,
Don't you worry about the distance
I'm right there if you get lonely
Give this song another listen
Close your eyes
Listen to my voice it's my disguise
I'm by your side

Oh it's what you do to me,
Oh it's what you do to me,
Oh it's what you do to me,
Oh it's what you do to me,
What you do to me

Hey there Delilah,
I know times are getting hard
But just believe me girl,
Someday I'll pay the bills with this guitar
We'll have it good,
We'll have the life we knew we would
My word is good

Hey there Delilah,
I've got so much left to say,
If every simple song I wrote to you
Would take your breath away
I'd write it all,
Even more in love with me you'd fall
We'd have it all

Oh it's what you do to me,
Oh it's what you do to me,
Oh it's what you do to me,
Oh it's what you do to me

A thousand miles seems pretty far,
But they've got planes and trains and cars
I'd walk to you if I had no other way,
Our friends would all make fun of us
And we'll just laugh along because we know
That none of them have felt this way,
Delilah I can promise you
That by the time we get through
The world will never ever be the same
And you're to blame

Hey there Delilah,
You be good and don't you miss me
Two more years and you'll be done with school
And I'll be making history like I do
You know it's all because of you
We can do whatever we want to
Hey there Delilah here's to you
This one's for you

Oh It's what you do to me!
Oh it's what you do to me!
Oh it's what you do to me!
Oh it's what you do to me!
Oh it's what you do to me!
What you do to me.

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  • TCsongwriter
    TCsongwriterDec 16, 2008 at 12:35 am
    You might not get this song right know, but when you come to reaslize the meaning, and what hes trying to say. It will make sense one weither you expreianced it or hav'nt. Now that some people arent there czuse they have to, there because they want to be. . The song is simple and its eay to understand. Its love and we share plenty of it in a life time. I love this song. And I reialized what I mean when I wrote this.
    * Peace, love. God Bless.
  • c
    colorfulNov 14, 2008 at 1:47 am
    I really love this song. It's so simple, but it says it all. You may not believe me but actually this song was made for a girl that he had barely met. He sang it for her and she was really creeped out, cause she didn't even really know his name. He had been secretly crushing on her for a very long time. Love the plain white T's! By the way twilight sucks and harry potter are the most amazing books you will read in your life!
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 4, 2012 at 10:32 am
    The song is about a creep who stalks this girl.
    The song implies he has voyeuristic tendencies ('you're a thousand miles away but girl tonight you look so pretty' he's watching her via a secret camera he installed in her room') and he is delusional to think that he could become famous and make money when he is a loser. Every time she attacks him to get rid of him, he simply fall more deeply in love with him. He eventually starts attacking her because he thinks it some kind of game.

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