Barbie

Girl Like You

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Princess anneliese (spoken):
I'm savoring my first and last taste of freedom
Before getting married next week to a total stranger...

Erika (spoken):
At least you're not an indentured servant.

Princess anneliese (spoken):
Indentured servant?

Erika:
If i'd like to have my breakfast hot
Madame carp will make me pay
And i have to fetch the eggs myself
And the barn's a mile away
It's cold and wet and still i get
An omlette on my plate
But in my head i'm back in bed
Snuggled up and sleeping late

Princess anneliese (spoken):
Really?

Erika (spoken):
Really, but it's alright. i mean, i'm used to it.
And you?

Princess anneliese (spoken):
Well...

Erika (spoken):
Well?

Princess anneliese:
If i want some eggs i ring the bell
And the maid comes running in
And she serves them on a silver tray
And she brings a cookie tin
And while i eat, she rubs my feet
And strolling minstrels play
But i'd rather be in my library reading science books all day

Erika:
I'm just like you

Princess anneliese:
You are?

Erika:
You're just like me
There's somewhere else we'd rather be
Somewhere that's ours
Somewhere that dreams come true
Yes, i am a girl like you

You'd never think that it was so
But now i've met you and i know
It's plain as day, sure as the sky is blue
That i am a girl like you

Princess anneliese (spoken):
So! you're a singer?

Erika (spoken):
No, i work at madame carp's penitentiary, uh, i mean dress emporium.

Princess anneliese (spoken):
I love madame carp's dresses!

Erika (spoken):
I made the one you're wearing.

Princess anneliese (spoken):
You made this? the design looks so complicated!

Erika (spoken):
Oh, but it isn't really...

Erika:
First i choose a fabric from the rack
And i pin the pattern down
And i stitch it in the front and back
And it turns into a gown

Princess anneliese:
I wear the gown, without my crown
And dance around my room

Both:
And imagine life without the strife of an unfamiliar groom

Princess anneliese (spoken):
But i'd never let my mother know.
I wouldn't want to disappoint her.

Erika (spoken):
I completely understand.

Princess anneliese & (erika):
I'm just like you (i think that's true)
You're just like me (yes, i can see)

Both:
We take responsibility

Princess anneliese & (erika):
We carry through (we carry through)

Both:
Do what we need to do
Yes, i am a girl like you

Erika & (princess anneliese):
I'm just like you (i'm just like you)
You're just like me (you're just like me)

Both:
It's something anyone can see

Erika & (princess anneliese):
A heart that beats (a heart that beats)

Both:
A voice that speaks the truth
Yes, i am a girl like you!