Well, you know, I didn't mean to look your way,
but you knew why I was there - to know who's in your hair
Unless you want to, don't answer
Don't tell me what I want, hold on - hold on

Under the disco ball the scene is on
And you like the way I roll - your best friend told me so
Unless you want to, don't kill her
Before you go too far, hold on...

It wasn't like she meant you harm, but I wouldn't give in
I had to twist her arm for a synonym - oo yeah

Well, I asked the DJ for a Footloose song
He played "Almost Paradise," I felt you melt like ice...

Onto my armour, onto my armour
Until my skin was cold and prickly from your fire
And if we make this song last until ALL SKATE,
Forever rolls along at any rate - oo yeah

My mom and dad say since it's a Friday
I can stay out until 1:00
Cuz I'm a good kid!
And you know, I wanted to know if you would come...

Unless you want to, don't answer
Before you get alarmed, hold on...
At least before your skates come off, tell me one more thing -
Do you want to roll around with me around this rink?
If you refused my arm, it wouldn't do me harm
Just say 'hi' to me on Monday


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    a feeling any child of the 80's can relate to...being at the roller rink, wanting so badly to couple skate with a boy or girl you don't even really know but you're sooo in love with them...he tells the girl's best friend that he likes her, and the friend tells him that the girl likes him back, which is why he says not to "kill her." i love the way he captures the feeling of being so nervous and excited and feeling pathetic but a little bit hopeful.

    snozzberryon August 14, 2002   Link

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