Hey Elizabeth, don't raise the drawbridge darling.
I've been waiting a long time for someone like you.
For someone like you.
You hide behind your insecurities.
The paper bag around your waist
And the mud upon your face puts them above you.
But I still love you.

Cause I'm standing in my tin foil armour,
My dollar store broad sword is by your side.
And did Ronald break your heart when he called you ugly?
And can I hold you arm?

Hey Elizabeth I'm just a peasant school boy.
But I've been waiting a long time to hold your hand,
Or something like that.
I'm not a soldier and I'm not a king,
But I can play a mean guitar
And you can talk to me about almost anything,
Without worrying.

Cause I'm standing in my tin foil armour,
My dollar store broad sword is by your side.
And did Ronald break your heart when he called you ugly?
And can I hold you arm?

Hey Elizabeth don't think that I am ok
Cause I've got problems just like you, but I'm fine.
Cause you are mine.
If we put our faith into God above,
Then He will protect us both, and He'll keep us strong
As long as we have love.
And we've got love.


Lyrics submitted by xcrossox

Paper Bag Princess song meanings
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    General Commenthmm.. well i posted this song to get people to write bout it so they can tell us wat it means... obviously it has a significance to god in the ending but that is all i can get out of this song..
    i love hello kelly they rock.. number 1 best song..
    xcrossoxon June 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's pretty simple bubs.

    A guy meets a girl and it's a kinda awkward funny relationship, but they like each other. And they can make it through if 'we put our faith into God above'.

    I love these guys.
    King Nateon August 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentum its actually pretty simple....sure its all about the whole God thingy added there but there was a childrens book written by robert munch called paper bag princess......
    tashamanaon March 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthey thanks tashamana, i read the book and it is all about it.. the whole elizabeth thing and ronald.. and he called her ugly.. makes a whole lot more sense =)
    thank you
    xcrossoxon April 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHey guys.. Im the drummer for the band. The song is about looking for love in the wrong places, and giving away your heart due to insecurity. Its based on the Robert Munsch book.
    Thanks guys for taking the time to post your thoughts! thats awesome and so much appreciated by us!
    jmccabe0094on June 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this story so much! I'm so glad it's a song, it's so true!
    tulipsareblueon October 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it's "but you give away your heart cause you think you're ugly"
    lightningpirateon January 25, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAs long as we have love.
    And we've got love

    I need to be committed to an insane asylum. Feeling guilty about my apathetic remarks postmortem has its benefits. And my ability to add up the impossible...don't question it!

    gradxon February 14, 2011   Link

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