Close to You

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Max Alfred "Maxi" Elliot (born 10 June 1961) is a British reggae vocalist of Jamaican descent. He is best known for singing reggae music with an R&B influence, otherwise known as reggae fusion, and became one of the first international successes who regularly dabbled in the genre and one of the most successful reggae fusion acts of all-time. more »

She was a Jezebel, this burstin' queen 
Livin' her life like a bad sweet dream 
Tellin' me lies when the truth was clear 
I think she knew what I wanted to hear 

Spinnin' around like a wheel on fire 
Walkin' the tightrope on love's highwire 
A fatal attraction is where I'm at 
There's no escapin' me 

I just want to be close to you 
And do all the things you want me to 
I just want to be close to you 
And show you the way I feel 

I feel love when I'm lying in the midnight hour 
Holding you's just like a dream 
Love is never what it seems 

When we touch 
And you're holdin' me the way you feel 
Girl, you make my dreams come true 
You make my dreams come true 

I just want to be close to you 
And do all the things you want me to 
I just want to be close to you 
And show you the way I feel 

She was a Gemini on the cusp of Mars 
She holds me back but she goes too far 
Windin' me up just to let me down 
So emotional gagged and bound 

There's more to this than meets the eye 
A devil woman locked inside 
With the formal rising I was scared 
I think I was possessed 

I just want to be close to you 
And do all the things you want me to 
I just want to be close to you 
And show you the way I feel 

I feel love everytime your body's next to mine 
Somethin' deep inside of me 
Wants to love you endlessly 

When we touch 
Girl, you don't know how it makes me feel 
I just can't believe it's real 
I can't believe it's real 

I just want to be close to you 
And do all the things you want me to 
I just want to be close to you 
And show you the way I feel 

She had an attitude I can't explain 
You never know if your in flame 
Tying me up with elastic words 
I'm on a countdown till I get hurt 

Her blood was hot she burned so bright 
A neon sign there in the night 
It's hard to say if I went too far 
My heart still bears a scar 

I just want to be close to you 
I just want to be close to you 
I just want to be close to you 

She was a Jezebel, this burstin' queen 
Livin' her life like a bad sweet dream 
Tellin' me lies when the truth was clear 
I think she knew what I wanted to hear

I just want to be close to you 

Spinnin' around like a wheel on fire 
Walkin' the tightrope on love's highwire 
A fatal attraction is where I'm at 
There's no escapin' me 

I want to be close to you 
And do all the things you want me to 
I just want to be close to you (I just want to be close to you, baby) 
And show you the way I feel 

I just want to be close to you 
And do all the things you want me to 
I just want to be close to you 
And show you the way I feel

Written by: GARY BENSON, WINSTON SELA, MAX ALFRED ELLIOTT

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing

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