Not Tonight

Album: Perfectly Imperfect (2012)
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  • I'm staring at him
    But I forget to pick my face up off the floor, oh
    We're in a crowd, but it feels like we're alone, oh
    Oh my god he just looked at me
    And I just wanna tell him something that he's never heard, oh
    But my lips won't let me tell him, tell him
    I would say this but

    Maybe, maybe in another life
    I could be the girl who walks up to the guy
    And tells him, tells him how she feels inside
    But, not tonight, no not tonight

    What if he walks towards me
    While all the blood is rushing right to my brain
    What am I gonna say, what am I gonna say
    I may stop breathing and freeze 'cause
    That's the story of my life
    Wouldn't it be crazy
    If he felt, how I felt, overwhelmed and terrified
    But he took my hand
    And he took his chance, can I have this dance
    If only we were in a Cinderella story

    Maybe, maybe in another life
    I could be the girl who walks up to the guy
    And tells him, tells him how she feels inside
    But, not tonight, no not tonight

    Who would I be
    To make my feelings known
    I need a little audacity but it's not in my bones
    I'm standing here, terrified
    Brokenhearted, I could die, oh

    I'm staring at him
    But I forget to pick my face up off the floor
    I feel like a fool
    And even though I do
    I only wanna tell him that I love him more, more

    Maybe, maybe in another life
    I would be the girl who walks up to the guy
    And say hey my name is Elle
    And I think you're kinda fly
    But not tonight, not tonight, tonight

    Maybe, maybe in another life
    I would be the girl who walks up to the guy
    And tells him, tells him how she feels inside
    But not tonight, not tonight

    Maybe, maybe, walks up to the guy Writer/s: ANDREW WANSEL, ELLE VARNER, JIMMY VARNER, WARREN FELDER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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