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[Hook 1]
This is the story of a girl
Who cried a river and drowned the whole world
And while she looks so sad in photographs
I absolutely love her
When she smiles

[Verse 1]
How many days in a year
She woke up with hope
But she only found tears
And I can be so insincere
Making her promises never for real
As long as she stands there waiting
Wearing the holes in the soles of her shoes
How many days disappear
When you look in the mirror
So how do you choose

[Hook]
Your clothes never wear as well the next day
And your hair never falls in quite the same way
You never seem to run out of things to say

[Hook 1]
This is the story of a girl
Who cried a river and drowned the whole world
And while she looks so sad in photographs
I absolutely love her
When she smiles

[Verse 2]
Now how many lovers would stay
Just to put up with this every day and all day
Now how did we wind up this way
Watching our mouths for the words that we say
As long as we stand here waiting
Wearing the clothes or the soles that we choose
Now how do we get there today
When we're walking too far for the price of our shoes

[Hook]
Your clothes never wear as well the next day
And your hair never falls in quite the same way
You never seem to run out of things to say

[Hook 1]
This is the story of a girl
Who cried a river and drowned the whole world
And while she looks so sad in photographs
I absolutely love her
When she smiles

[Hook]
Your clothes never wear as well the next day
And your hair never falls in quite the same way
You never seem to run out of things to say

[Hook 1]
This is the story of a girl
Who cried a river and drowned the whole world
And while she looks so sad in photographs
I absolutely love her
When she smiles

[Hook 2]
This is the story of a girl
A pretty face she hid from the world
And while she looks so sad and lonely there
I absolutely love her

[Hook 1]
This is the story of a girl
Who cried a river and drowned the whole world
And while she looks so sad in photographs
I absolutely love her
When she smiles

[Outro: Nine Days]
When she smiles

 

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The song was written by the band's vocalist/guitarist, John Hampson in August 1998, in an attempt to write in an edgier style.[3] Though he "exaggerated things and used tons of figurative language to express something," Hampson confirmed in a 2003 interview with music magazine Impose that it was written for his wife, Teresa Savino, who was his girlfriend at the time it was composed.[4][5] Its genesis stemmed from an argument the two had prior to a concert the band was playing in Long Island.[6] After their fight, he "saw her talking to someone across the room, and she started laughing. I realized that as much as she aggravates me, I absolutely love her when she smiles."[7] It was also inspired by Hampson's uncertainty about getting married: "I just wasn't ready. I was basically stalling her and making her cry. I was good at that."[8]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absolutely_(Story_of_a_Girl)

"'Story of a Girl,' is autobiographical," Hampson tells Impose magazine. "I exaggerated things and used tons of figurative language to express something, but it's about me, and it’s about my wife - who was then my girlfriend - and her wanting to get engaged. I just wasn't ready. I was basically stalling her and making her cry. I was good at that."

http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=20851

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21 hours ago, James Thomas Rook Jr. said:

What is the name of this song? Thank you 

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