"Marry Me" as written by and Gwen Kanal Stefani....
I can't help that
I like to be kissed
And I wouldn't mind if my name changed to Mrs.
This is one side, my conventional side
An attraction to tradition
My vintage disposition
My sincere architecture
And I want to cook him dinner
But I'm more indecisive then ever
And who believes in forever?

Who will be the one to marry me?

A girl in the world barking up the wrong tree
A creature conditioned to enjoy matrimony
Crumbling continuity, I pick up the pieces
The ceremony makes me zealous
As the past quickly ceases
Fear from being neutered
I'm now prude, now defensive
Quickly I'm altered and tempted by new love only rented

Do you believe you'll marry me?
You might be the one to marry me

Back, looking back, looking back at me
I'm not how I used to be
Take me back, take me back into history
Diamond ring, tie me down, just like it used to be

Who will be the one to marry me?
Who will be the one to marry me?


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"Marry Me" as written by Gwen Kanal Stefani

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    General CommentThis is one of my fave ND songs. I feel like that sometimes.
    nietzsche_66on May 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. She sings a line from Inflatable by Bush at the end...doesn't she? "So pretty when I'm faithful"
    DisclaimerGirlon November 24, 2004   Link
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    General Commentjust as a friend of mine said to me, this sounds a lot like me...or what i could be like, rather.

    this song seems much like she wanted to get married as she is intrigued by the tradition of matrimoney, but once she is she feels trapped and must get out. and then taking her back is what she wants him to do...she wants to go back to being married and "tied down".

    if any part of this song is really me it would be this:

    "Do you believe you'll marry me?
    You might be the one to marry me."


    and yes that line is from inflatable. it's from "you're so pretty in white, pretty when you're faithful"
    emotionalxangelaon July 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song reminds me of when i was at a bar in avalon and introduced myself to this gorgeous lady (6ft beautiful), who was restin off the dance floor, as an 'up and comer' (haha) and all she had to say was never get married at a young age as if she was jealous that she wouldnt be gettin laid like all her girlfriends with random hot guys. anyway she mentioned her 29k diamond ring from some banker in ny, one of the best conversations ive ever had with a woman. tell me why...
    apotheosis23on July 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentoh yea... she was 29 the ring i think was 16k or 20k
    apotheosis23on July 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentcan someone help me and tell me what she is saying at the end of the song in the background? i cant seem to get it
    iivnodoubtviion February 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentat the end of the song she says,
    "marry me
    forever and ever and ever
    happily ever after(x4)
    something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.
    rented. here comes the bride, all dressed in white, (rented) here comes the bride (its me), all dressed in white
    something old, something new, something borrowed something blue. (its pretty when i'm faithful)
    and ever ever ever, for ever and ever(x5)
    happily ever after
    you might be (happily ever after) the one to marry me.."
    12:34on April 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti reallllllllllly dig the sound and the instrumentals of this song. amazing sound, i love it. cryptic meaning.....i like it that way though.
    mmmiloveiton February 02, 2009   Link

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