Oh she thinks I'm crazy
Judging by the faces that she's making
And I think she's pretty
But pretty's just part of the things she does that amaze me
She calls me sweetheart
I love it when she wakes me when its still dark
And she watches the sun
but she's the only one I have my eyes on

Tell me that you love me
And it'll be alright
Are you thinking of me?
Just come with me tonight
You know I need you
Just like you need me
Can't stop, won't stop
I must be dreaming
Can't stop, won't stop
I must be dreaming

And she moves in closer
Whispering to me "I thought I told ya"
And oh she's playing games now
And I figured it out
Now that we're,
Now that we're closer

Two kids, one love
Who cares if we make it up
Her voice is sweet sound
Our clothes lay on the ground
She moves in closer (she moves in closer)
Whispers, "I thought I told ya"

Tell me that you love me
And it'll be alright
Are you thinking of me
Just come with me tonight
You know I need you
Just like you need me
Can't stop, won't stop
I must be dreaming
Can't stop, won't stop
I must be dreaming

Remember the day when we started this
And you made the shape of my heart with your hands
We try to make some sense of it
But she called me on the phone and said...

Tell me that you love me
And it'll be alright
Are you thinking of me
Just come with me tonight
You know I need you
Just like you need me
Can't stop, won't stop
I must be dreaming

Go on and tell 'em that you love me
And it'll be alright (I must be dreaming)
Are you thinking of me? (I must be dreaming)
Just come with me tonight (I must be dreaming)
She moves in closer
Can't stop, won't stop
I must be dreaming


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    My Interpretation"Oh she thinks I'm crazy
    ....
    She calls me sweetheart"
    They were flirting

    "I love it when she wakes me when its still dark"
    They just had sex. She woke him up to see....

    "she watches the sun
    but she's the only one I have my eyes on"
    She watched the sunrise and he couldn't take her eyes off her.

    "Tell me that you love me
    ....
    I must be dreaming"
    Foreshadowing a future phone call

    "And she moves in closer
    Whispering to me ‘I thought I told ya’”
    Her establishing and making sure he understands it is JUST a fling and nothing more.

    “And oh she's playing games now
    …..
    Now that we're closer”
    Teasing him

    "Two kids, one love
    Who cares if we make it up"
    They’re both in it for the sex, and it’s a made up “love relationship”

    "Remember the day when we started this
    And you made the shape of my heart with your hands"
    Going back to the first part, where they were flirting, calling her a liar since she plaid a “love” card, then told him there could never be love, and is now “in love” with him again. (make sense? haha)

    "We try to make some sense of it"
    He is beggining to realize there is no point of it, other than sex. And he realizes there actually ISN’T a reason.

    "But she called me on the phone and said...
    'Tell me that you love me
    And it'll be alright'"
    She wants to be in a real relationship with him.

    "'Are you thinking of me?
    Just come with me tonight.'"
    She is trying to tell him that he is in love with her, and she is trying to take him out on a REAL date.

    "'You know I need you
    Just like you need me'"
    She is still trying to convince him by saying she can’t be without him

    "Can't stop, won't stop
    I must be dreaming"
    The “love” won’t stop, even though it is just lust

    "Go on and tell 'em that you love me"
    Pointing out it was NOT a public relationship, just "secret lovers". And this is probably where they cut it off since he refused to go public.


    So to summarize: He started out head over heels, while she was playing him. Then they were “secret lovers”. While he got over her as a real love she became attached to him. And he was trying to break it off since he didn’t really have lust for her anymore, but she fell in love and didn’t want him to leave her, and she also wanted something more.
    thiscommentistoocoo1on February 03, 2009   Link
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    General CommentShe thinks I'm crazy
    Judging by the faces that she's making
    And I think she's pretty
    But pretty's just part of the things she does that amaze me
    She calls me sweetheart
    I love when she wakes me
    When its still dark
    And she watches the sun
    She's the only one I have my eyes on
    chyeadianeon July 09, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwell the way it sounds to me is actually that they were together at a time the reason why i think this is because me and my ex are like this like in the line REMEMBER when we started this? like theryre thinking back and the line cant stop wont stop so it sounds like hes still smitten over her and he cant get over her and theryres still a spark there but like i said thats just what i think
    josturm58on October 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is kind of like a story/flashbacks.
    Like the first verse is a flashback to how they used to be really good friends, and he obviously had feelings for this girl. "She watches the sun, but she's the only one I've got eyes for."

    And then the chorus is kinda like present day after the story is finished.

    And the second verse is kinda like she's teasing him really bad. "Oh she's playing games now." And this flirting/teasing leads to sex. I think that the "I thought I told ya" could refer to something like "I thought I told ya that I wanted to be friends." And the fact that she repeats it after sex means she's confused about where they stand.

    And then the flashback to "remember the day we started this, you made the shape of my heart with your hands.." is when she first started flirting with him after they've been friends for a while. And they didn't know how to handle it.

    And so now the chorus, (finally)
    "Tell me that you love me, and it'll be alright. Are you thinking of me? Just come with me tonight. You know I need you, just like you need me. Can't stop, won't stop, I must be dreaming."

    The first two times this is sung, it's from the boy's view. Basically him wanting her to tell him that she loves him like he's always loved her. That the sex wasn't some joke. And he can't stop thinking about her, and won't stop thinking about her. This is like a dream for him because it's what he's been waiting so long for.

    So I see this as the girl speaking in the third chorus.. Like she realizes she has feelings for this guy. And she needs reassurance that this guy cares about her and the sex wasn't just him "getting some." She can't believe this is real. That they've finally done it and she realizes she loves him as more than best friends.

    I think this is such a cute little story haha :)
    I don't care if it's right or wrong because I feel like songs can have as many different meanings as the number of people on this planet. To each his own.
    heydeborahon July 17, 2010   Link
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    General CommentPretty's just part of the things she does that amaze me
    She calls me sweetheart
    I love it when she waits for me
    When its still dark
    ayesaychon July 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is a beautiful song, im not sure exactly what it is about though. the general idea is pretty easy to grasp though.
    Lilacsweetieon July 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is a beautiful song, im not sure exactly what it is about though. the general idea is pretty easy to grasp though.
    Lilacsweetieon July 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think in the beginning it's him that is more blatantly smitten with her and he wants her to say she loves him and she's being like a tease saying she thought she told him (in her own way i guess?). then by the end of the song it turns to her saying what he said and they're in unison of loving each other and expressing that better than they did in the beginning of the relationship? hell i don't know hah.
    i really love the line "remember the day when we started this, and you made the shape of my heart with your hands"=cute.
    CoastalCaro7on July 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti really enjoy this song. its one of my favorites off the album.
    i think the chorus is really cute.
    jgb717on August 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyeah this song is really cute. it's so catchy.
    radfulon August 07, 2008   Link

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