"When I Saw You" as written by Mariah Carey and Walter N. Afanasieff....
Soft heavenly eyes gazed into me
Transcending space and time
And I was a rendered still
There were no words for me to find at all
As I stood there beside myself
I could see you and no one else

When I saw you
When I saw you
I could not breathe
I fell so deep, oh oh
When I saw you
When I saw you
I'd never be
I'd never be a same

Only once in a lifetime love rushes in
Changin' you with a tide
And dawn's ribbon of light
Bursts through the dark
Wakening you inside
And I thought it was all untrue
Until there, all at once, I knew

When I saw you
When I saw you
I could not breathe
I fell so deep, oh oh
When I saw you
When I saw you
I'd never be
I'd never be the same

With no beginning
And without an end
You are the one for me
And it's evident
And your eyes told me so, oh oh yeah
Your eyes let me know, oh oh oh

When I saw you
When I saw you
I could not breathe,
I fell so deep, oh oh
When I saw you
When I saw you
I'd never be
I'd never be a same

Oh no
Never be the same


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"When I Saw You" as written by Mariah Carey Walter Afanasieff

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    General CommentI love this song. I played it over and over last summer in North Carolina. I love it. I think it's the best song she ever wrote.
    letterstonoelleon May 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me want to cry!
    NataliazGoneCrazyon September 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti really like the way she sings this song...its lyrics r simple but u can really feel what's she's singing about...i mean u can bring someone with a good voice like christina aguilera on it but she wont be able to make u feel the emotion in this song..
    liloo82on September 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentone of the best songs ever.. just put you into emotion..
    sheblazeon January 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhat happened Mariah. I really enjoyed her older music, But ever since she came out with Mimi, She sucked bad. Badly written music and lyrics. She has become more ghetto detailed instead of staying true to her emotion.
    This song can erupt a heep of tears. It is very pretty.
    James Deanon August 16, 2009   Link

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