"Center of Gravity" as written by and Ira David Kaplan Georgia Mia Hubley....
In crowded bars, at subway cars

Whenever you are next to me,
center of gravity,
can't feel both feet on the ground

Walking home after dark, past the softball park

It's clear to me, according to a rule I learned one day in school
Basic geometry: two halves of a circle, you and me

It's a familial song we've known so long

Your clever cuts into me
as long as you're next to me
I can't feel both feet on the ground


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    General Commentthis song is the(e) ultimate cutesy, makes-you-smile-even-when-you're-home-alone love song. "Basic geometry: two halves of a circle, you and me", indeed-y!
    advancecassetteon April 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenta playful latin tune by yo la. it really makes you think about the good times of a relationship.
    confusion89on January 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSigh :)
    Bernoullion April 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis one of my favorite songs of all time. I'm trying to convince my band mates to play this song at an upcoming acoustic set at a friend's café.

    "Your clever cuts into me." I love it.
    mrmisteron June 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. I remember the first time I heard the album, this bossa nova number really stood out to me, and actually got me interested in listening to old bossa nova music. The lyrics are sweet and simple, about the elation of being in love.
    heather152on May 26, 2017   Link

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