Why Can't I?

Album: Liz Phair (2003)
Charted: 32
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  • Get a load of me, get a load of you
    Walking down the street, and I hardly know you (hardly know you)
    It's just like we were meant to be

    Holding hands with you when we're out at night
    Got a girlfriend, you say it isn't right (isn't right)
    And I've got someone waiting, too

    What if this is just the beginning
    We're already wet, and we're gonna go swimming

    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?
    Why can't I speak whenever I talk about you?
    It's inevitable, it's a fact that we're gonna get down to it
    So tell me
    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

    (Whenever I think about you)
    (Whenever I think about you)
    (Whenever I think about you)
    (Whenever I think about you)

    Isn't this the best part of breaking up
    Finding someone else you can't get enough of
    Someone who wants to be with you, too

    It's an itch we know we are gonna scratch
    Gonna take a while for this egg to hatch (but wouldn't it)
    But wouldn't it be beautiful?

    Here we are, we're at the beginning
    We haven't fucked yet, but my head's spinning

    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?
    Why can't I speak whenever I talk about you?
    It's inevitable, it's a fact that we're gonna get down to it
    So tell me
    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

    High enough for you to make me wonder
    Where it's going
    High enough for you to pull me under
    Something's growing
    Out of this that we can control
    Baby, I am dyin'

    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?
    Why can't I speak whenever I talk about you?

    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?
    Why can't I speak whenever I talk about you?
    It's inevitable, it's a fact that we're gonna get down to it
    So tell me
    Why can't I breathe whenever I think about you?

    (Whenever I think about you)
    (Whenever I think about you)
    (Whenever I think about you)
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