"You Got The Girl" as written by Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines....
When you're down and troubled
And you need a helping hand
And nothing, nothing is going right
Close your eyes and think of me
And soon I will be there
To brighten up even your darkest night

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there
You've got a friend

If the sky above you
Grows dark and full of clouds
And that old north wind begins to blow
Keep you head together
And call my name out loud
Soon you'll hear me knocking at you door

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there

Ain't it good to know that you've got a friend
When people can be so cold
They'll hurt you, and desert you
And take your soul if you let them

You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there
You've got a friend
You've got a friend

Ain't it good to know you've got a friend
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend


Lyrics submitted by StuffLikeHearts

"You've Got a Friend" as written by Carole King

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    General CommentThis song is by The Tremulance, Lights is just featured on it.
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    jen2on June 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commentis this by lights?
    where can you hear it?
    auberginedreams09on April 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIs this really by Lights? o__O

    Wikipedia does say that she has a song called You Got The Girl.. But this doesnt sound like her...
    michelleismaddogon May 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti cant find this song!
    k8e94on October 02, 2009   Link
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    General CommentUm i believe that song goes....
    you're sizing me up
    you're making me blush
    i'm not pretty enough
    *i'm out of luck*
    &&
    i'm yours
    song and singer
    you know you won this round
    she is down
    *you're the winner tonight*
    are you happy, you got that girl

    Oh and this song isn't by Lights, it's by The Tremulance and it features Lights. You can find the song on their album Polaroid, available on ITunes =)
    rachbotronicon June 04, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationI think she's singing about how she was totally in love with a guy, and he acted like he loved her back too, but then turns around and gets with other girls. I think when she sings, "She's down, you're the the winner tonight. Are you happy you got that girl?" She's singing it angrily, as in saying, "Look what you did! Are you happy now??"
    Emmie123on October 16, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationI think at the beginning where she's talking about him having a tight grip on her, it was her thinking "Man, you don't have to suffocate me." Like, having too tight of a grip will make her kind of, well, want to leave him. Which is where the "I'm delicate, you know" comes from. She's delicate, she can't feel so tightly squeezed like this.

    Where she says
    "you're sizing me up
    you're making me blush
    i'm not pretty enough
    i'm drunk as fuck" I think this is her after a slight adjustment has been made. He's not squeezing her as tightly, but now she's just insecure. He stopped 'suffocating' her but now she's just like so emotionally confused.

    Later when she says "Aren't you happy you got that girl" she was referring to the fact that he went out and cheated on her.

    So basically, it started out as her being suffocated in the relationship, until he started pulling away, pulling as far away as another girl, and she realized "Wait... I miss the tight grip"

    Anyway that's just how I listen to this song. Other people's meanings don't incorperate every part of the song in them so they make no sense.
    xtinaneyon June 13, 2013   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. She's simply telling him that he doesnt have to have a tight grip onto her, because she is already his.
    piper888on March 19, 2012   Link

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