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(Maybe he's right. Maybe there is something the matter with me.
I just don't see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad.)

Look at this stuff
Isn't it neat?
Wouldn't you think my collection's complete?
Wouldn't you think I'm the girl
The girl who has everything?
Look at this trove
Treasures untold
How many wonders can one cavern hold?
Looking around here you think
Sure, she's got everything
I've got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty
I've got whozits and whatzits galore
You want thingamabobs?
I've got twenty!
But who cares?
No big deal
I want more

I wanna be where the people are
I wanna see, wanna see them dancin'
Walking around on those - what do you call 'em?
Oh - feet!

Flippin' your fins, you don't get too far
Legs are required for jumping, dancing
Strolling along down a - what's that word again?

Up where they walk, up where they run
Up where they stay all day in the sun
Wanderin' free - wish I could be
Part of that world

What would I give if I could live out of these waters?
What would I pay to spend a day warm on the sand?
Bet'cha on land they understand
That they don't reprimand their daughters
Bright young women sick of swimmin'
Ready to stand

I'm ready to know what the people know
Ask 'em my questions and get some answers
What's a fire and why does it - what's the word?

When's it my turn?
Wouldn't I love, love to explore that shore up above?
Out of the sea
Wish I could be
Part of that world

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  • KaylaAnn
    KaylaAnnOct 27, 2010 at 3:24 am
    I Love this song and movie :) Ariel is a role model to me and she has a beautiful voice! she was beautiful and kind and just amazing :)) when i was little i waould just sit there and wish and wish i was a mermaid. hey i still do and im 13. she also didn't listen to anyone & followed her heart Yes she had trouble but she got her prince I Love her and this song and the movie means so much to me what more can i say lol
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    UnregisteredMay 16, 2012 at 11:49 pm
    (: i love this movie and this song. Ariel was my favorite princess well she still is my favorite. She isnt afraid to stand up for what she believes in and when she was sad and lost she didnt give up. This song says to me that she wished she could have a different life but dont we all? But if she didnt have that life she wouldnt have met prince eric. So stand tall and smile even when all seems lost. Shes an inspiration!
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 7, 2012 at 11:04 pm
    I sang this song infront of an audence when i was only inn the fifth grade and i still love it!
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    Odean LawrenceAug 14, 2013 at 9:58 pm
    Just came back from Disneyworld, Florida and really feeling this song; can't stop singing it but didn't knbow all the words, so here I am! Ready to learn them! lol
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    UnregisteredAug 13, 2012 at 11:37 pm
    It is my entire life, this song represents everything that's important to me. It symbolizes ariel transitioning from a girl to a woman.

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