"The Little Things" as written by Chris Rodriguez and Linnae Reeves....
The little things you do to me
Are taking me over; I wanna show you
Everything inside of me
Like a nervous heart that is crazy beating
My feet are stuck here against the pavement
I wanna break free; I wanna make it
Closer to your eyes, get your attention
Before you pass me by

Back up, back up; take another chance
Don't you mess up, mess up; I don't wanna lose you
Wake up, wake up; this ain't just a thing that you
Give up, give up; don't you say that I'd be better off
Better off sitting by myself and wondering
If I'm better off, better off without you, boy

And every time you notice me
By holding me closely and saying sweet things
I don't believe that it could be
You speaking your mind and saying the real thing
My feet have broke free and I'm leaving
I'm not gonna stand here feeling lonely, but
I don't regret it and I don't think it
Was just a waste of time

Back up, back up; take another chance
Don't you mess up, mess up; I don't wanna lose you
Wake up, wake up; this ain't just a thing that you
Give up, give up; don't you say that I'd be better off
Better off sitting by myself and wondering
If I'm better off, better off without you, boy

Don't just leave me hanging on
Don't just leave me hanging on

The little things you do to me
Are taking me over; I wanna show you
Everything inside of me
Like a nervous heart that is crazy beating
My feet are stuck here against the pavement
I wanna break free; I wanna make it
Closer to your eyes, get your attention
Before you pass me by

Don't just leave me hanging on

Back up, back up; take another chance
Don't you mess up, mess up; I don't wanna lose you
Wake up, wake up; this ain't just a thing that you
Give up, give up; don't you say that I'd be better off
Better off sitting by myself and wondering
If I'm better off, better off without you, boy

Don't just leave me hanging on
Don't just leave me hanging on


Lyrics submitted by acousticxxbaby

"The Little Things" as written by David James Wolinski Louis Andre Fischer

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

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    General Commentits about a girl and shes really into this guy.
    "the little things" he does to her makes her like him even more, and she wants him to see how much she likes him cause she wants to be with him.idk maybe they've tried being together before and it didnt work so she wants to try again?
    thats why she says:
    "don't you say that I'd be better off
    better off siting by myself wondering
    if I'm better off better off without you boy"

    idk that part is kinda sketch to me.but yeah pretty much she just wants to get in his pants.....kidding.haha
    but no its a really cute song!!
    hi five im niftyon January 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love her style. her lyrics flow so easy and her voice sounds so natural. i'm in love! it's so great to hear girl lyrics that aren't bubbly & poppy !!
    fallonon February 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyea its great to have a break from all that jessica simpson and gwen stefani style music. u can finally listen to someone with a great voice and just relax
    jbax89on March 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMore stuff on colbie at colbiecaillat.blogspot.com
    czestochowaon April 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWell...for this it reminded me of someone commiting suicide. Not like that is what shes singing about but, i very close friend of mine is trying to && i was crying && this song played && reminded me exactley of that. Like "this just isn't something you give up." You don't just give up life. Thats just how i see it.
    Mittens396on June 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI got this free from PureVolume.com in January, and also Anything At All (the duet with Tristan Prettyman).
    Then I was hooked! :P

    She's a great artist and I love all she does.
    Nicole :)on July 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti completely agree with the first explanation.. she has such a raw amazing voice i wish there were more artists like her
    Blondbabe2102on August 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love colbie's voice she sings amazing. and i love her songs they are very peaceful and just make u think of someone when u are listening to them
    Lindsiion October 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmy fav. song on the album!
    chiquita16on October 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think she feels like the guy she likes is holding her back, but at the same time she doesn't want to be without him. he's leading her on, "don't just leave me hanging on". she's so wrapped up in him, she is stuck on whether to move on or stay with him, not sure if the relationship is going anywhere. like when she sings, "don't you say that i'd be better off, better off, sleeping by myself and wondering if i'm better off, better off without you boy"
    i think that line is her talking to herself trying to tell herself to stop saying that she won't be better off without him..
    this song reminds me of my relationship sooo much, finally i've figured out what is going on and i've realized that i'm not better off without him
    lancecriminalon November 11, 2007   Link

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