Though I'm young and cynical
That''s not my only crime
I've been stealing all your cigarettes
To save another dime
In case you haven't noticed I just gave them all away

TELL ME WHAT DO YOU THINK OF ME NOW
THAT I'VE TRADED ALL MY ARMOR FOR A CROWN
COME ON WHAT DO YOU DO WITH ME NOW
THAT I'VE TAKEN DOWN THE MIRROR ON THE WALL
AND THE SWEET RAIN IS READY TO FALL
GIVING IT UP FOR YOU

Well I take a lot of medicine
I don't really need
I was drinking at eleven
Getting high at seventeen
So now I don't appreciate the taste of expensive bitter wine

TELL ME WHAT DO YOU THINK OF ME NOW
THAT I'VE TRADED ALL MY ARMOR FOR A CROWN
COME ON WHAT DO YOU DO WITH ME NOW
THAT I'VE TAKEN DOWN THE MIRROR ON THE WALL
AND THE SWEET RAIN IS READY TO FALL
GIVING IT UP FOR YOU

Take your aim like Artemis
And kill another dove
But when your heart becomes a hunter
You may wound your chance to love


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"Giving It Up for You" as written by Holly Brook Jon Ingoldsby

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    General Comment"Oh, and we finally picked a focus song for my record, it's going to be "Giving It Up for You" so please check it out! You may think I wrote this song about a person, but it's not true. I wrote it about my career in music, which has always been my #1 priority over all things, including school and boyfriends. Sometimes it's hard to say no to things, but when you're as passionate about something as much as I am about music, it makes it a lot easier to skip a party and go write a song instead! The great thing about music is that people can relate to songs in their own ways. Have you ever compromised and given up one thing for something else?"-Holly brook (hollybrookmusic.com)
    there you have it:D
    kilalashinodaon August 13, 2006   Link

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