"You Cry A Tear To Start A River" as written by and Jeremy Butler Josh Butler....
So stand close to me
Don't sail away, baby
Let them see your heart
Let 'em see just how beautiful you are

So you head on down
To the bottom near the river
Just to wash away
All the pain of today and yesterday
And you try so hard
To wash away the spots
But your tears
Don't seem to do enough
It's just too much
Well, darling grab a hand
We promise not to let you stand alone

So stand close to me
Don't sail away, baby
Let them see your heart
Let 'em see just how beautiful you are

You're like nobody else, you see
Nothing less than any girl in your magazine
Don't you know you're special?
You're really something special
Baby

So you look into
You look into the water
And there you are
Just the way you left yourself
All alone
But lift your head
And look across the water
'Cause there you'll see
All of us together singing
Darling grab a hand
We promise not to let you stand alone

So stand close to me
Don't sail away, baby
Let them see your heart
Let 'em see just how beautiful you are

You're like nobody else, you see
Nothing less than any girl in your magazine
Don't you know you're special?
You're really something special
Baby

Darling grab a hand
We won't let you go
Darling grab a hand
We promise not to let you stand alone

So stand close to me
Don't sail away, baby
Let them see your heart
Let 'em see just how beautiful you are

You're like nobody else, you see
Nothing less than any girl in your magazine
Don't you know you're special?
You're really something special
Baby, yeah



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"You Cry a Tear to Start a River" as written by Jeremy Butler Brad Kriebel

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    General CommentPersonally, I don't think this is one of their best songs...but, it's still so cute. It always makes me smile for some reason, especially when he sings: "Don’t you know you’re special?/You’re really something special, baby". Very adorable. =]
    WishingForYouon December 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is so cute. i want to give it a huge hug.
    it really kind of just lifts my spirit a bit.
    phwar26xon January 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me feel...hopeful. Maybe not the song itself, but the lyrics definitely.
    demimondaineon March 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIsn't it a song wrote for Renee ? From "To Write Love On Her Arms" ?

    Anyway it's a pretty simple song with uplifting and positive lyrics.
    Obviously addressed to a girl that needs help and seems to be depressed with low self-esteem
    Jayknighton April 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is actually my favorite song by them.
    Maybe the lyrics aren't as great as they are in the others, but the song itself is definately my favorite.

    The beat and voices always make me smile. :]
    I love the part,
    "You are like nobody else you see,
    Nothing less than any girl in your magazine."

    'Jayknight' pretty much covered the meaning.
    :]
    jacklyn07on October 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentall the songs on the 'the story and the song' album are about renee from twloha.
    she's truely inspiartional
    as are these songs
    sirmollie.xon September 13, 2008   Link

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