I wish I had a mango tree
In my backyard
With you standin' next to me
Take the picture
From her lips I heard her say
Can I have you
Caught up on what to say
I said you do

I said you do
I said you do

Through my eyes I can see
A shooting star
Weavin' its way across the sea
Somewhere from mars
Down the street we would run
To scratch our names in the path
Young and free in the sun
Wheels upon the tar
I said you do
I said you do
I said you do
I said you do


Lyrics submitted by acousticxxbaby

Mango Tree Lyrics as written by ANGUS STONE, JULIA STONE

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General Comment

    this song brings tears to my eyes i want someone to just say that 2 me

    laceysloveon April 12, 2009   Link
  • +2
    My Opinion

    It sounds alot like something Simon & Garfunkel or The Shins would write.

    Yamchaon April 12, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    In reply to 'LittleBunnyFooFoo': Well she says "from her lips I heard her say" "can I have you"?

    so he says "i said you do"

    maybe this means she always had him, and does now, and always will.

    I love this song, so innocent and natural. It reminds me of fresh air, fields and the countryside. Young love..

    thisbirdhasflownon March 01, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This song just means love to me. I love it how you can kind of hear Angus smile at the line; 'Through my eyes I can see, A shooting star' Oor maybe it's more that it just makes me smile. I love it!

    Lomiothielon April 04, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    i think the line From her lips I heard her say Can I have you Caught up on what to say I said you do when angus says i said you do i think he means as she already has him and the lines "Young and free in the sun" is about being young and the endless days and fun they had.

    jazzzzz.on July 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This is such an adorable song. Most of Angus' songs are obscure, and this, being so simple, yet metaphorical in some lines... it's just amazing. When I listen to this, I think of young love, sweet, free and innocent. I love it.

    caitlynnicoleeeon November 22, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I can't get enough of this song. It's so pretty.

    eyelinerloveon February 25, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Pretty much my favourite song. Basically just about young love, I'd guess. "From her lips I heard her say Can I have you Caught up on what to say I said you do" He doesn't know what else to say because he loves her so much, kinda thing.. Just my thoughts.. Great song.

    Neshon October 24, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I have so many memories from climbing mango trees too.

    shockdelicaon January 03, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Memory

    This song breaks my heart and makes me miss him...but now he's gone.

    cajmanahanon May 31, 2011   Link

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