DTR (Define the Relationship) (ft. Kevin Lien)

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When you like her and you think she might like you but you don't know if she likes you but you'd like to ask her if she likes you... what do you do?

WATCH DTR: THE MUSIC VIDEO HERE! www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZFiEjET_8M

lyrics

Intro (Talk) 0:00-0:09
When you have that friend you want to be more than a friend
It's time to Define The Relationship
Also known as: The DTR

0:09-0:27 Chorus
I kind of like you but I don't know how you feel about me
This could be awkward, how can we approach it naturally?
We gotta do the, do the, do the, do the DTR
It's time to D, D, D, D, DTR

0:27
We gotta do the, do the, do the, do the DTR
It's time to D, D, D, D, DTR

0:37
You've been in small group (together!) Bio lab (together!)
In lecture (together!) Ate breakfast (together!)
At retreat, you stayed up and talked all night
You've given her so many hugs from the side!
You like her but you don't know how to flirt
Showed your feelings by helping her with her homework
Late nights out, you drive her home
And she has a special ring on your phone
You've asked all your friends and your youth pastor
For advice - they say you should just ask her
To move forward, you have to take action
Don't be that weird friend with a secret attraction
(And sometimes, I see you smilin' at me)
(But sometimes, you're also smilin' at Andrew Lee!)
(Now I'm nervous, and I'm feelin' so anxious inside)
(So I'll text you - do you want to grab a meal sometime?)

1:24-1:41 Chorus

1:41 Verse 2
You should dress up, but not too formal
Show her it's good, everything is still normal
Just a conversation, not really a date
It's a date before the date where you ask her on the date
It might be awkward when push comes to shove
Will you shake her hand - or give her a hug?
When she sits down, pull out her chair
Let the whole room know, there's a gentleman here!
For conversation, here's some tips I'll be givin ya
Resist the urge to show off your Bible trivia
Don't say "God said you'd complete my life"
And don't tell her how your parents think she'd make a cute wife
[My heart is beating faster as entrees arrive
[I'm tryna look cool, but I'm desperately praying inside
[We're making small talk as you go and grab your fork and knife
[I spit it out, as you start to take your very first bite]

2:26-2:45 Chorus

2:46 Breakdown
Looks like she really didn't expect you to say THAT.
She said she thought you were just being a good friend
[Girl says:] "I thought you were just being a good friend!"

But then you told her: Wait!
Hold on.
Can you pray about this?
[Girl says:] Um…

And we'll get together in a little while
And see what God has said to us then…
[Girl says:] I guess so?

OK...

3:04 Chorus out
I kind of liked you, but you did not feel the same 'bout me
This was so awkward, should have left you at that KFC
We coulda d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-did the DTR
Why in the world did I think this was a good idea?

02:09
One week later, I'm on facebook and you message me
You say you've prayed and we should talk, how bout we get coffee?
I've been praying - we should talk. You want to get coffee?

It's time to do the, do the, do the, do the DTR
Round two of D, D, D, D, DTR

We gotta do the, do the, do the, do the DTR
It's time to D, D, D, D, DTR
We gotta do the, do the, do the, do the DTR
It's time to D, D, D, D, DTR

[Jason speaks:]
I'll see you all next week - good luck.

credits

from Much Love., released November 30, 2012
Rap vocals by jason chu
Sung vocals by Kevin Lien
Additional vocals by Mai-Linh Nguyen

Written by jason chu
Produced, engineered, mixed, and mastered by Kevin Lien

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