A life of sanity and dignity
You know it takes two
And what's the use in being a millionaire
If I can't have you
I want to buy you... a home
I'll pay your friends if you're feeling alone
The pain of losing a guy like you
It's a bigger cost than paying your dues

I can buy you oh yeah oh yeah
But I can't make you do what you don't
And I can hire you oh yeah oh yeah
But I can't make you love me
I can't make you

You say I never go for little
And I always need more
And you're a thousand dollar playboy
That I just can't afford
But I guess you got me oh oh
You got me hanging around for too long
I don't want to stop it oh no oh no
I bought you a life and it's with me you belong

I can buy you oh yeah oh yeah
But I can't make you do what you don't
And I can hire you oh yeah oh yeah
But I can't make you love me
I can't make you care

So if I can't make you love me
If I can't make you care
What prize can take me there
In this world?
Somebody told me cash is king
I didn't mean to force you oh no
But I bet you fortune it's with me you belong

And I can buy you oh yeah oh yeah
But I can't make you do what you don't
And I can hire you oh yeah oh yeah
But I can't make you love me
I can't make you care
I can't take you there
Anymore


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    ..just so amazing.

    woe-oneon June 17, 2002   Link
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    I loved this, it got stuck in my head. I saw the video (small blurry version) and was told that the guy in there is her husband. I love it!

    PhiloticJaneon August 31, 2002   Link
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    great song. goose bumps every time.!!

    fuztownsendon March 09, 2005   Link
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    love this song good lyrics...

    garbanieleon June 16, 2007   Link
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    i don't now why but this song is one of my fgavourites.. great lyrics, singer and even music video...

    garbanieleon September 27, 2007   Link

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