Like A Child

Story Behind The Song

I had the title in my head for a long time, Lover Her Like a Child, and wrote a story song around based on a composite of real and made up people

Song Description

A song about a pretty young lady who likes the attention, strives for affection, but can not heal the scars from her past

Song Length 4:57 Genre Pop - Rock, Rock - General
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Moving, Poignant Subject Loneliness, Dysfunctional Family
Similar Artists Leon Russell, Sting Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

LIKE A CHILD
(c) 5/03 JC Tubbs
Verse 1
She's eating pizza with the paparazzi
Picking off olives as they all click away
Her silky blouse is 3 buttons open
She always knows how to make their day
She smiles and flirts into their cameras
The boys can be crude and crass
But they don't know her little secret
That they are the only friends she has

Chorus
She's beautiful, she's sexy
She's lonely
If only she could smile inside
Her life is full of pretty boys
But she feels empty
She wishes someone would love her like a child
Like a child

Verse 2
Tinseltown is a long way from Topeka
And a long way from daddy's dirty eyes
And now her camera-ready smiles
Hide all the scars inside
Tonight she needs more than a lover
Someone to softly hold her hand
And not just another player
In another one-night band

Chorus
repeat chorus
repeat last two lines twice

Lyrics JC Tubbs Music JC Tubbs
Producer JC Tubbs & Jamey Hampton Publisher Crooked Top T Publishing
Performance JC Tubbs-vocals & acoustic guitar & background vocals, Brent Rogers-piano & background vocals, Jamey Hampton-Wurtitzer piano, electric guitars, tamborine, background vocals; Jeff Leonard-bass; Cory Bu
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