if i was your girlfriend lyrics – eels

(by prince)

look at the bargains over here, ladies… if i was your girlfriend
would u remember
2 tell me all the things u forgot when i was your man?
when i was your man if i was your best friend
would u let me take care of u
and do all the things that only a best friend can
only best friends can if i was your girlfriend
if i was your girlfriend if i was your girlfriend
would u let me dress u
i mean, help u pick out your clothes
before we go out not that you’re helpless
but sometime, sometime
those are the things that bein’ in love’s about if i was your one and only friend
would u run 2 me if somebody hurt u
even if that somebody was me? (even if that somebody was me?) sometimes i trip on how happy we could be
please if i was your girlfriend
if i was your girlfriend would u let me wash your hair
could i make u breakfast sometime
or then, could we just hang out, i mean
could we go 2 a movie and cry together
’cause 2 me baby that would be so fine (that would be so fine) (if i was your girlfriend)
baby can i dress u
i mean, help u pick out your clothes
before we go out
(if i was your girlfriend)
listen girl, i ain’t sayin you’re helpless
but sometime, sometime
those are the things that bein’ in love’s about (sugar) sugar do u know what i’m saying 2 u this evening? (sugar)
maybe u think i’m being a little self-centered (if i was your girlfriend)
but i, i said i want 2 be (sugar)
all of the things u are 2 me (sugar) (if i was your girlfriend)

surely, surely u can see is it really necessary 4 me 2 go out of the room
just because u wanna undress? (if i was your girlfriend)
we don’t have 2 make children 2 make love
and we don’t have 2 make love 2 have an *rg*sm (if i was your girlfriend) your body’s what i’m all about (if i was your girlfriend)
can i see it?
i’ll show u (if i was your girlfriend)
why not?
u can do it because i’m your friend
i’ll do it 4 u
of course i’ll undress in front of u! (if i was your girlfriend)
and when i’m naked, what shall i do?
how can i make u see that it’s cool? (if i was your girlfriend)
can’t u just trust me?
if i was your girlfriend u could (if i was your girlfriend)
oh, yeah, i think so
listen, 4 u naked i would dance a ballet (if i was your girlfriend)
would that get u off?
then tell me what will!
if i was your girlfriend, would u tell me? (if i was your girlfriend)
would u let me see u naked then?
would u let me give u a bath?
would u let me tickle u so hard u’d laugh and laugh (if i was your girlfriend)
and would u, would u let me kiss u there (if i was your girlfriend)
you know down there where it counts (if i was your girlfriend)
i’ll do it so good i swear i’ll drink every ounce
and then i’ll hold u tight and hold u long (if i was your girlfriend) and together we’ll stare into silence
and we’ll try 2 imagine what it looks like
yeah, we’ll try 2 imagine what, what silence looks like
yeah, we’ll try 2 imagine what silence looks like
yeah, we’ll try…

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