A troubled young lady comes in from the rain
helpless and hiding from some kind of pain
she don’t know the reason for the way that she feels
and she don’t know the truth but she knows that it’s real
so she throws down her cards and asks God to redeal once more

One step forward and two steps back
She might be strange but she has a knack
She’ll lift her arms up to the sky and say
Oh my God don’t you let him say goodbye
A troubled young man comes walking this way
and he’s walkin’ real tall like this is his day
and his boots make his strong, well that’s what he thinks
but he can’t disappear in the whisky he drinks
and the harder he acts the deeper he sinks again
One step forward and two steps back
He might be strange but he has a knack
He’ll lift his arms up to the sky and say
Oh my god don’t you let her say goodbye

Oh my love Oh my love Oh my love

One step forward and two steps back
I might be strange but I have a knack
I’ll lift my arms up to the sky and say
Oh my god it’s alright if she says goodbye

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    General Commentit tells how women are more willing to tell their problems and men just try to play it tough. And i can understand because i'm only 17 and i drink a pint and sometimes more of Jack Daniels every night because i've been depressed over this girl leaing me 2 years ago. Then i seen this movie "Girl" and it had "The Color Green" in it and i liked the song and i could relate to it and now i drink even more.
    moonshineron July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyea, I actually think this song was written for the movie "Girl". It is so good, everyone needs to check it out
    dashchick8044on August 28, 2002   Link

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