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City And Colour – The Girl lyrics

I wish I could do better by you
Cuz that's what you deserve.
You sacrifice so much of your life
In order for this to work.

While I'm off chasing my own dreams,
Sailing around the world,
Please know that I'm yours to keep,
My beautiful girl.

When you cry a piece of my heart dies,
Knowing that I may have been the cause.
If you were to leave,
Fulfill someone else's dreams,
I think I might totally be lost.

You don't ask for no diamond rings,
No delicate strings of pearls,
That's why I wrote this song to sing,
My beautiful girl.

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  • u
    The absolute love of my life â€" a man who just happens to be going through one of the toughest times a person can experience â€" attended a city and colour show last week, and while there he bought the most beautiful see-through music box that plays "the girl. " he gave the music box to me over lunch in a slightly noisy restaurant. When I left, I turned the little crank while sitting in my car, and the sound was breathtaking. So calming. However, I was dying to remember the lyrics to the song, so I searched YouTube and played it. Every word seems to apply.
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    I think he's just portraying how blessed he is to have a woman in his life that stands by his side while he's off doing his own thing, perhaps with his music. And although it's hard for her. She's still there for him & like I said. Stands by his side & makes it work. I feel he's also in return letting her know how much he loves her and appreciated her standing by his side because he doesn't want to lose her since she's so different from most other females, who ask for expensive things when all she wants is him.
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