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She said, “There’s someone I want you to meet.”
It took me by surprise what you did to me.
You asked me to dance after you danced with her.
A slow song; a hazy, happy blur.
And there’s this tingly feeling
Clawing at my heart,
And all I want to do is give in.

But I know that I shouldn’t.
I know that I can’t.
And I’m thinking, Amanda, look away.
Amanda, look away.
‘Cause I can’t betray my best friend.
It’s not worth it in the end.
That’s not a game I want to play.
I have to look away.
But you’re making me fall apart at the seams.
My knees are weak and I can’t breathe.
I have to look away.

That night I smiled myself to sleep.
I can’t believe what you did to me.
And now I’m trying to get you out of my head.
Maybe I’ll surrender instead.
I’ve gotta fight these feelings.
It’s not fair to her,
But all I want to do is give in.

I know that I shouldn’t.
I know that I can’t.
And I’m thinking, Amanda, look away.
Amanda, look away.
‘Cause I can’t betray my best friend.
It’s not worth it in the end.
That’s not a game I want to play.
I have to look away.
But you’re making me fall apart at the seams.
My knees are weak and I can’t breathe.
I have to look away.

I want you to hold me.
I want you to want me.
When I see you and her together,
It just taunts me.
I’m trying to be happy
Just for her sake.
At least she’ll be smiling
If my heart should break.

I know that I shouldn’t.
I know that I can’t.
And I’m thinking, Amanda, look away.
Amanda, look away.
‘Cause I can’t betray my best friend.
It’s not worth it in the end.
That’s not a game I want to play.
I have to look away.
But you’re making me fall apart at the seams.
My knees are weak and I can’t breathe.
I have to look away.
I have to look away.
Oh, your tender voice, your gentle touch.
I get why she likes you so much.
I have to look away.
Look away.
Amanda, look away.
Look away.




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