I see you nearly every day,
I see you but you don't see me.
Wish i'd something clever to say and,
Wish i'd something better i could be.

We touched hands by the coffee machine the other day,
I know you've forgotten already, but im gonna take that moment to the grave.

'coz i just want to walk you home,
I just want to walk you home.

Oh Yeh.

I see you nearly every night,
I see you when you're down in your house.
my night vision binoculars and I
creep quiet as a mouse.

Well i get jealous when i see you stroking his hair,
but it's ok i tell myself 'coz i know it's only I'm not there
I'm not there....

'coz i just want to walk you home,
I just want to walk you home.
Well i just need some time alone,
I just need some time alone.

I'm the boy who watches the phone,
I'm the boy who eats lunch on his own,
I'm the boy with the monotone,
I'm the boy, still lives at home.
I'm the boy with the ironed shirt,
I'm the boy who watches you work,
I know where you keep your skirts,
I know where your secrets lurk.
I'm the boy that's calling your house,
I'm the boy that's freaking you out,
With my thermal flask of tea,
Up there in your neighbour's tree.
I'm the boy that's crossing borders,
I'm the boy with social disorders,
I'm the boy with restraining orders,
I'm the boy yeah.

'coz i just want to walk you home,
I just want to walk you home.
Well i know that it's not right to creep,
But i just want to watch you sleep... alone.
I say i just want to walk you home,
I just want to walk you home.

Lyrics submitted by ShakieAlkFan, edited by orcoastgal, hahawht

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    wrong name it's night vision binoculars

    hahawhton September 07, 2013   Link
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    he's really coming off as a creep here. haha. but really, what a fun freaking song. the video is fun too. i dont know whats going on with his dancing though. heh.

    jennybeanon April 15, 2009   Link

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