Would you be my girlfriend?
Would you be my girlfriend?
Would you be my girlfriend?
You know I like you, right?
But would you be my girlfriend? (Listen)

I don't know why you care (why you thinking 'bout him, mama?)
He doesn't even know you're there, no, no (he ain't even paying attention)
'Cause he don't love your eyes (nah)
And he don't love your smile (nah)
Girl, you know that ain't fair (c'mon)

The middle of the night (mm)
Is he gonna be by your side? (No, no)
Or will he run and hide?
You don't know 'cause things ain't clear
And baby, when you cry
Is he gonna stand by your side?
Does the man even know you're alive?
I got an idea

Why don't you be my girlfriend?
I'll treat you good (I'll treat you good, girl)
I know you hear your friends when they say you should
'Cause if you were my girlfriend
I'd be your shining star
The one to show you where you are
Girl, you should be my girlfriend

Does he know what you feel? (Does he know what you feel?)
Are you sure that it's real? Yeah (are you sure?)
Does he ease your mind (nah)
Or does he break your stride? (C'mon)
Did you know that love could be a shield? Yeah

The middle of the night (oh)
Is he gonna be by your side? (No, no)
Or will he run and hide?
You don't know 'cause things ain't clear
And baby, when you cry (oh, oh)
Is he gonna stand by your side? (No, no)
Does the man even know you're alive?
I got an idea, oh (listen)

Why don't you be my girlfriend? (Yeah, yeah)
I'll treat you good (I'll treat you good, girl)
I know you hear your friends when they say you should
Baby, 'cause if you were my girlfriend
I'd be your shining star
The one to show you where you are
Girl, you should be my girlfriend (You make my heart sing)

(You make my heart sing)
(You make my heart sing)
(You make my heart sing)
(Yeah)

Ever since I saw your face
Nothing in my life has been the same
I walk around just saying your name
Without you, my world would end, yeah
I've searched around this whole damn place
And everything says you were meant to be
My girlfriend, oh (hey, girl)

Why don't you be my girlfriend? (Yeah, hey)
I'll treat you good
I know you hear your friends when they say you should
(I know you hear your friends when they say you should)
'Cause if you were my girlfriend (my girlfriend)
I'd be your shining star (be your shining star, yeah)
The one to show you where you are
Girl, you should be my girlfriend

(You make my heart sing)
(You make my heart sing)
(You make my heart sing)
(My baby, baby, yeah)
(You make my heart sing)
Girl, you should be
My girlfriend

Girl, you should be my girlfriend
Girl, you should be my girlfriend
Girl, you should be my girlfriend (it's destiny)
Girl, you should be my girlfriend (my girlfriend)
My girlfriend


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    General Comment

    I love this song, thank-you

    Babydoll103184on June 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
    My Opinion

    I listen to a lot of rock n roll music. I love zeppelin, the stones, puddle of mudd, tool, heavy metal, classic rock... But for some reason i really like this song haha. Its real catchy and you can't tell me the vocals on this song aren't really good. The concept of boy bands may be extremely gay.... but you gotta admit, some songs were't have bad that came out of that era.

    RLPatriots0499on December 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I don't know it very well. I guess I shouldn't buy the second hand single...

    Bobo192on June 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    What I want to know is when did *NSYNC become urban? Just look at the video.

    Bonzaion June 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I think it's a good song and the video is pretty cool. I like the concept, it's different then their other videos. It makes them more...real. Ya know, like not just celebrities who get chased by girls (bye bye bye video), but more like real people. It kinda makes me think of the book "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton. I love it.

    starBOK_JCon June 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is awesome!! and the remix is even better!! *Nsync is a great group.

    nsyncdancer87on June 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Of course you like this, like, song it's, like, by Nsync and, like, i'm sure u like them. After all your, like, probably, like, an 11 year old, like, right? Like, ya.

    lizardwings182on June 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I have the greatest respect to anyone that stands by these boy bands. After all, the real ones can stay for seven years like Boyzone did. Time will tell whether N-Sync and BSB can do the same.

    Bobo192on June 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Damn right. Except, I'd just like to say that it's very difficult, for me at least, to play piano and sing at the same time. Much easier either to pre-record or to get a sessioner to do it for you, no?

    Bobo192on June 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song was actually written about a squirrel one of the boys found while on tour. The member (who will remain nameless) was quoted as saying that this particular squirrel had a "nice figure".

    He soon fell madly in love with it (it's gender was yet unknown) and penned this song with the word "squirrelfriend".

    Lou thought it was a bit creepy and replaced it with "girlfriend" thus the version we all know and love.

    It was soon revealed that the squirrel in question was actually a male with a wife and two kids in Texas.

    It's a cool song though.

    Svendalinaon June 30, 2002   Link

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