"Joyful Girl" as written by and Ani Difranco....
You do it for the joy it brings
Because you're a joyful girl
Because the world owes me nothing
And we owe each other the world
I do it 'cause it's the least I can do
I do it 'cause I learned it from you
I do it just because I want to
Because I want to

everything I do is judged
And they mostly get it wrong
But oh well
The bathroom mirror has not budged
The woman who lives there can tell
The truth from the stuff that they say
She looks me in the eye
And says would you prefer the easy way
No, well o.k. then
Don't cry

I wonder if everything I do
I do instead
Of something I want to do more
Question fills my head
I know there's no grand plan here
This is just the way it goes
When everything else seems unclear
I guess at least I know

You do it for the joy it brings
Because you're a joyful girl
'cause the world owes me nothing
And we owe each other the world
I do it, it's the least I can do
I do it, I learned it from you
I do it just because I want to
Because I want to


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"Joyful Girl" as written by Ani Difranco

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    General Commentthis is for me and my bestfriend... we are joyful girls who love life and all the drama that comes with...
    mandhaon February 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentum i'm going to comment on this song because it is amazing and the only comment on here sux.

    Dave's voice + soulive's music stylings = perfection

    romantic too :) sooo sexual
    oklauraon December 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthaha oklaura

    this song is excellent, though. i can get lost in it.
    Barking Sparrowson October 07, 2008   Link

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