Lyrics to
Just Like You Do

Released by Carly Simon in 1979
From the Album: Spy |

This version of Just Like You Do was released by Carly Simon in 1979.

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If you think you’re alone
that you’re the only one who is afraid
Let me tell you, I feel just like you do
And sometimes I stand back
From desires and dreams I don’t understand
They overwhelm me
I feel just like you do

I feel just like you do
I feel just like you do
Just like you do
Just like you do
I feel just like you do
Just like you do
I feel just like you do

And when it comes to love
You want me to be the one to say
The words: I love you
But I feel just like you do
But let’s try to return
To that brave innocence we once knew
I wish you were an ocean
So I could jump into you


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Carly Simon has released many songs over the years besides Just Like You Do. Carly Simon released songs from 1971 to 2008 spanning across albums like Carly Simon, Anticipation, No Secrets, Hotcakes, Playing Possum, Another Passenger, Boys In The Trees, Spy, Come Upstairs, Torch, Hello Big Man, Spoiled Girl, Coming Around Again, Working Girl, Have You Seen Me Lately, My Romance, This Is My Life, Letters Never Sent, Film Noir, The Bedroom Tapes, Piglet's Big Movie, Christmas Is Almost Here Again, Moonlight Serenade, Into White, and This Kind Of Love. Decade Lyrics has over lyrics & songs by Carly Simon.

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About Lyrics and Just Like You Do by Carly Simon

The lyrics to Just Like You Do are just the words, phrases, verses and chorus that Carly Simon used when the song was created in 1979. The lyrics to Just Like You Do have both easy-to-spot meanings and hidden metaphors that have been discussed by the music press and fans, but only Carly Simon and any collaborators know all of the inspirations for the song.

If you like etymology or breaking apart phrases and words, it is easy to understand the lyrics to Just Like You Do by Carly Simon. The word "lyric" itself derives from the Latin word lyricus, with the actual English word lyrics applied to the definition "words set to music" listed in Stainer and Barrett's 1876 Dictionary of Musical Terms. Continuing the chain, the Latin word lyricus derives from the Greek word λυρικός or lyrikós. This somewhat means "poetry accompanied by the lyre" or "words set to music." You can easily see that by looking at the background of the word lyric, that the "lyrics to Just Like You Do" means the words set to the music of Just Like You Do, or poetry accompanied by the lyre played by Carly Simon. The singular form "lyric" is still used to mean the complete words to a song. However, the singular form lyric is also commonly used to refer to a specific line (or phrase) within a song's lyrics. Hence, by this analysis of word structure, you could say that the lyric to Just Like You Do and the lyrics to Just Like You Do are both one and the same thing. None of this talk about the word Lyrics is really relevant to fans of Carly Simon who came here looking just for the lyrics to Just Like You Do, but we feel it is still fun to learn what's behind commonly used words and lyrics in songs.

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