"The Right Thing To Do" as written by Jessica Ware, Aaron Thomas Jerome Foulds and Sampha Sisay....
There's nothin' you can do to turn me away
Nothin' anyone can say
You're with me now and as long as you stay
Lovin' you's the right thing to do
Lovin' you's the right thing

I know you've had some bad luck with ladies before
They drove you or you drove them crazy
But more important is I know you're the one and I'm sure
Lovin' you's the right thing to do
Lovin' you's the right thing

And it used to be for a while
That the river flowed right to my door
Making me just a little too free
But now the river doesn't seem to stop here anymore

Hold me in your hands like a bunch of flowers
Set me movin' to your sweetest song
And I know what I think I've known all along
Lovin' you's the right thing to do
Lovin' you's the right thing
Lovin' you's the right thing to do
Is the right thing

Nothing you could ever do would turn me away from you
I love you now and I love you now
Even though you're ten thousand miles away
I'll love you tomorrow as I love you today
I'm in love babe
I'm in love with you babe.


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"The Right Thing to Do" as written by Carly Simon

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    General CommentThe statement "Lovin' you's the right thing to do" implies that there is a moral decision being made here. If "Lovin' you's the right thing to do" is one choice then "Lovin' you's the wrong thing to do" is an implied alternative choice.

    But why would it be wrong to love somebody - isn't that always a good thing? And is it actually a choice, I mean, you don't really choose to love somebody, do you? Either you do or you don't.

    Hey wait a minute - maybe "love" doesn't mean "love" at all in the context of this song - maybe it is a euphemism for (casual) sex. Ah hah! Why that shameless hussy! Just another song about "doing it."

    moikon December 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely adore the part where she sings

    "Hold me in your hands like a bunch of flowers
    Set me movin' to your sweetest song"

    It just sounds like something from the 50s and I sort of regress a little inside to my first love...
    bayberry_moonon December 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is a very good song.I love the melody and the lyrics are really awesome!
    chocolatelover93on June 17, 2009   Link

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