Born to Be My Baby

Album: New Jersey (1989)
Charted: 22 3
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  • Rainy night and we worked all day
    We both got jobs 'cause there's bills to pay
    We got something they can't take away
    Our love, our lives

    Close the door, leave the cold outside
    I don't need nothing when I'm by your side
    We got something that'll never die
    Our dreams, our pride

    My heart beats like a drum (All night)
    Flesh to flesh, one to one (And it's alright)
    And I'll never let go 'cause
    There's something I know deep inside

    You were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man

    We got something to believe in
    Even if we don't know where we stand
    Only God would know the reasons
    But I bet he must have had a plan
    'Cause you were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man

    Light a candle, blow the world away
    Table for two on a TV tray
    It ain't fancy, baby that's OK
    Our time, our way

    So hold me close better hang on tight
    Buckle up, baby, it's a bumpy ride
    We're two kids hitching down the road of life
    Our world, our fight

    If we stand side by side (All night)
    There's a chance we'll get by (And it's alright)
    And I'll know that you'll be live
    In my heart till the day that I die

    'Cause you were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man

    We got something to believe in
    Even if we don't know where we stand
    Only God would know the reasons
    But I bet he must have had a plan
    'Cause you were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man

    My heart beats like a drum (All night)
    Flesh to flesh, one to one (And it's alright)
    And I'll never let go 'cause
    There's something I know deep inside

    'Cause you were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man

    We got something to believe in
    Even if we don't know where we stand
    Only God would know the reasons
    But I bet he must have had a plan

    'Cause you were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man

    You were born to be my baby
    And baby, I was made to be your man Writer/s: DESMOND CHILD, JON BON JOVI, RICHARD SAMBORA
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Andrew from OregonJon Bon Jovi and my mom share the same birthday. One year, my dad sent this video to her on her birthday via Facebook. It was one of the coolest things I've seen him do.
  • Gino from HoustonActually I co-wrote this song, and so much more to the story behind this song and the other hits I co-wrote for Bon Jovi. I am the original Desmond Child. I guess you could imagine childhood fantasies, childhood sweethearts and growing out of adolescence. And yes more of Born to be My Baby was written before Livin' on a Prayer.
  • Ruth from Nowra, AustraliaThis is the song that made me a big fan of bon jovi love it
  • Joe from Middleville, MiPretty good song, but not a top 10 'jovi tune by any means.
  • Sali from Xxx, EnglandThis is my all time favourite song!! I love it!!
  • Cristian from Santiago, ChileThe video version is a more extended version, with some breaks and some bass & drumm solo.
    AMAZING !!!
  • Michael from Morris County, NjOne of Bon Jovi's best.
  • Martin from Eastbourne, EnglandBetter than Livin' On a Prayer in my opinion.
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