"Perfect" as written by Desmond Child and Diane Eve Warren....
This time I think it could be perfect
But you'd push it away
I came here today with a purpose
Should I try or just let it go

'Cause these things I'd like to ask you
Are things I can't explain
Or should I keep your glance
Outside the porch last Saturday

Should I have succumbed to your courtesy
I could see you were trying to get my attention
But I pushed it away

This time I think it could be perfect
But you'd push it away

Tonight it seemed suddenly perfect
Still no promises made
The balance of power was shifted
Were you trying to let me in

Or was I trying so hard
That all my confidence was lost tonight
Confused and regretful, I cracked
Swallowed it back
And left with no spine intact

Maybe we were meant to see what's right
See how this ought to be
Just a taste of life to see what's right
You made sense out of me

What a shame that we're slipping away now
I'm going away now
Off to see what's out there
'Cause you're all that's here for me

Lyrics submitted by aur0ra

"Perfect" as written by Chantelle Paige Fernando Garibay

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General Commenti absolutly love this song! it's got such a real kinda meaning...something that happens alot in lots of people's lives....i absoulutly adore midtown..they are a kick ass band!
    punkgurlie7on April 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentnice lyrics...i can relate.
    Girl in Greenon April 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI am a huge midtown fan, but this song just doesnt fit in with the music that Midtown represents. Perfect is too cliched, too produced, and too lame. The only Midtown song I dont like (and its really hard for me to say that!).
    Karpediemon May 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my favorite midtown songs. its kinda a different sound for them...but i love the lyrics and can relate the situation there singin about
    NewFoundGirly08on June 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song's all like, simple plan style. emo-pop. but its still good...coincedence, simple plan has a song called perfect...but this one's way better
    midtowner86on June 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is sooooooooooooooooooooooooo me
    thissitesucksbuttoxon July 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI could picture this a song played a high school by a local band..its awesome
    shyguyon July 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti dig this song man...like you guys all ready said, it's something a lot of people (including myself) have gone through or will probably go through somewhere in the future. i dig it *thumbs up*
    ixheartx311on August 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song. I listen to it every day. I can really relate to it..
    Palad0rnon August 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song reminds me of how stupid I was to not see how much I cared for this girl. And now we've reversed rolls and I'm the one being pushed away. Things were so close to being perfect. This song is one of Midtowns many great songs.
    BlueStareKidon August 20, 2002   Link

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