I once touched a girl in seventeen places
She was quite the girl, she’s in my head
She felt soft like liquorice, smooth like a criminal
I can’t get that girl out of my head
She’s been making a home inside my head

How long until I win this battle?
I’ve played the game for so long
Should I wait and how long should I play the game for?
How long until I win this battle?
I’ve played the game for so long
Should I wait and how long should I play the game for?

She’s the type of girl who’d eat you for breakfast
She’s the type of girl who’d take you to town
She moves like a cyclone
She talks like a angel
She’s the strangest girl I’ve ever found
She’s been turning my whole world upside down

How long until I win this battle?
I’ve played the game for so long
Should I wait and how long should I play the game for?
How long until I win this battle?
I’ve played the game for so long
Should I wait and how long should I play the game for?

To think you’ve gotta feel
To feel you’ve gotta live
To live you’ve gotta love
To love you’ve gotta give

To need you’ve gotta want
To want you’ve gotta see
To see you’ve gotta look
To look you’ve gotta need

I once touched a girl in seventeen places
She was quite the girl, she’s in my head
She felt soft like liquorice, smooth like a criminal
I can’t get that girl out of my head
She’s been making a hole inside my head

How long until I win this battle?
I’ve played the game for so long
Should I wait and how long should I play the game for?
How long until I win this battle?
I’ve played the game for so long
Should I wait and how long should I play the game for?

I once touched a girl…


Lyrics submitted by true.love.way

Seventeen Places song meanings
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    General CommentThe ?? is "criminal".. There's no ball on the end of the line.
    And the second line.. I think he says head, not hair. It sounds like hair but it makes more sense if its head.
    And in the second verse I think he says "She talks like an angel".
    And I'm almost positive he says "she's been making a home inside my head".

    I love the impact of his voice has when he says "in seventeen places", against the softness in his voice in the "I once touched a girl" part of the line.
    Tove-Helenon September 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThanks for the help, I did all of these SWN lyrics pretty quickly, and wasn't sure of bits.
    true.love.wayon October 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThats cool, one of my favourite songs, I listen to it on repeat. =]
    Tove-Helenon October 22, 2008   Link

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