I wish I could do better by you
'Cause that's what you deserve
You sacrifice so much of your life
In order for this to work

While I'm off chasing my own dreams
Sailing around the world
Please, know that I'm yours to keep
My beautiful girl

When you cry a piece of my heart dies
Knowing that I may have been the cause
If you were to leave, fulfill someone else's dreams
I think I might totally be lost

You don't ask for no diamond rings
No delicate string of pearls
That's why I wrote this song to sing
My beautiful girl

Oh, oh, oh, oh

One, two, one, two, three, four

I wish I could do better by you
'Cause it's what you deserve
You sacrifice so much of your life
In order for this to work

While I'm off chasing my own dreams
Sailing around the world
Please, know that I'm yours to keep
My beautiful girl

And when you cry a piece of my heart dies
Knowing that I may have been the cause
If you were to leave and fulfill someone else's dreams
I think I might totally be lost

But you don't ask for no diamond rings
No delicate string of pearls
That's why I wrote this song to sing
My beautiful girl

Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh

But you don't ask for no diamond rings
No delicate string of pearls
That's why I wrote this song to sing
My beautiful girl



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"The Girl" as written by Dallas Green

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  • +3
    General Comment:Aw.. This song is super adorable. I feel like I could cry.

    Meaning::

    He's in love with a girl who does everything for him to keep the relationship working. Even though he's off doing his own thing and what he wants, he promises to be faithful to her and he hates to see her sad because he think it's his fault. He can't see himself with anyone else but that and he loves her because she's not materialistic and she's the real thing.

    Sakarion February 09, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:leah miller is a lucky bitchhhhhh
    alexandraqwertyon March 22, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:this song is my life, verbatim.
    briiighteyedon May 31, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:i love this song!! My boyfriend played and sang it to me for valentines day. It was the cutest thing :)
    Alternativegirl212on November 03, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This song is definitely about/for Leah Miller (from Much Music).

    I absolutely love the very last part with the piano, from 4:55 on...it gives me shivers every time.
    Do The Dramaticon February 09, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Makes me want to cry.
    I am so in love with this song, it is beyond adorable.

    "And when you cry, a piece of my heart dies, knowing that I may have been the cause."
    Gets me every time.

    Ahhh. I can barely handle it.
    danielle_daBOMBon February 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:man i think the piano end part kindda ruins the positve thing it got on the go it sounds to negative if i were to play or sing this song to my girlfriend i would deff leave that end part out
    end_of_everythingon February 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i always forget that the piano part is still this song. It jsut doesnt really fit, but it is pretty. Also, does anyone have the definate lyrics for the piano part? the parts he kinda whispers?

    k. meaning is basically exactly as Sakari stated:
    "He's in love with a girl who does everything for him to keep the relationship working. Even though he's off doing his own thing and what he wants, he promises to be faithful to her and he hates to see her sad because he think it's his fault."

    he just wants it to work.

    the part about seeing her cry is really powerful, and the entire verse with "i'm yours to keep" is amazing.

    i love how the song transitions from sortof slow/normal pace, then transitions to louder and mroe energetic to practically doleful. it's interesting
    Johnde08on February 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:the piano part is the first little part of sensible heart because this song leads into sensible heart. i love this song its a little testiment to the girl he holds in his heart.
    mr.2nd comingon February 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:my boy sent this to meeee, and I absolutely love it.
    wereTHRIVINGon March 08, 2008   Link

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