"The One I Want" as written by and Billie Joe/kiffmeyer Armstrong....
Sitting in my room last night
Staring at the mirror
I couldn't find a reason why
I could be near her

'Cause you are the one that started
To make me feel this way
And every night I'm thinking
About the words you say

Pictures going through my mind
When we're together
All these long and sleepless nights
Will I ever get better?

Now you know how I feel
This love is forever
You make my life feel so unreal
Will I ever get better?


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"The One I Want" as written by Frank E. Billie Joe Armstrong

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    General CommentThis song is great... i relates to me so much... along with bigwig - the girl in the green jacket... and green day 0 Poprocks & coke...

    listen to those song everyone... they are good...
    NIpTErINkon May 16, 2002   Link
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    General Comment**Sighhh** :..(
    GabeM19on June 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis songs so great
    ilostmytoeon June 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti can totally relate to this song also
    idontknoon June 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. i can relate to it so much. i love the lines:
    Pictures going through my mind
    When we're together
    All these long and sleepless nights
    Will I ever get better

    its such a good song. cos when i liked someone, i just didnt think i was ever going to get over it. and i wasnt going to get better and it was constantly on my mind. this song reminds me of that. its the one i listened to most when i was in love.

    peace
    Billie_Joe_is_mineon July 01, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think this is such a sad song, of how billie, or another member, liked sum1 but they know that, that person dosent like them back. = (
    gg13on February 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this is such a sad song, of how billie, or another member, liked sum1 but they know that, that person dosent like them back. = (
    gg13on February 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's sad, but beautiful at the same time. I can easily relate. It's perfectly describes how so many times I've liked and even loved people and known I would be a good girlfriend and show them love that no one else could, but knowing that I can never be with them. It's almost like a sickness of the heart that you feel will never be cured. Great song.
    devilslittlesisteron April 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think early green day is pretty straight forward lyric wise, sooo not much needs to be explained kids....
    nosillaon May 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song... is about a dude who's head over heels for this girl, but this girl is like "NO, YOU'RE GOING TO HURT ME. I KNOW YOU ARE. WHY DO YOU WANT ME? YOU COULD HAVE HER OR SOMETHING." And he's just like "Well all I know is that YOU ARE THE ONE THAT I WANT".
    MSI672on November 21, 2006   Link

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