Hey There Delilah Lyrics

Hey There Delilah

Plain White T’s

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Hey There Delilah Lyrics

Hey there Delilah what’s it like in New York City
I’m a thousand miles away
But girl tonight you look so pretty, yes you do
Times Square can’t shine as bright as you, I swear it’s true

Hey there Delilah don’t you worry about the distance
I’m right there if you get lonely give this song another listen, close your eyes
Listen to my voice it’s my disguise, I’m by your side

Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
What you do to me

Hey there Delilah, I know times are getting hard
But just believe me girl, someday
I’ll pay the bills with this guitar
We’ll have it good, we’ll have the life we knew we would
My word is good

Hey there Delilah, I’ve got so much left to say
If every simple song I wrote to you
Would take your breath away, I’d write it all
Even more in love with me you’d fall, we’d have it all

Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me

A thousand miles seems pretty far
But they’ve got planes and trains and cars
I’d walk to you if I had no other way

Our friends would all make fun of us
And we’ll just laugh along because
We know that none of them have felt this way

Delilah I can promise you
That by the time that we get through
The world will never ever be the same
And you’re to blame

Hey there Delilah you be good and don’t you miss me
Two more years and you’ll be done with school
And I’ll be making history like I do
You’ll know it’s all because of you
We can do whatever we want to
Hey there Delilah here’s to you, this one’s for you

Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
Oh it’s what you do to me
What you do to me


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Hey There Delilah – Guitar Lesson

Being in the key of D and using a clever bass line, ‘Hey There Delilah’ manage to take an extremely common chord progression and make it feel fresh.

Executed with a perfect balance between “heard it before” and “sounds new”, this song became a worldwide hit after being marketed over two albums.

Go to video lessons: Hey There Delilah chords.


Plain White T’s – Biography

plain-white-ts-thumbPlain White T’s are an American rock band who had great success with their song ‘Hey There Delilah’, charting at #1 in many countries in 2007.

Using a very persistent marketing technique, ‘Hey There Delilah’ was pushed for over two years before it was finally #1.

To find out more, go to Plain White T’s biography.


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