Love Me Right - Goapele

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I won't even think twice
There's no reason to be shy
Oh I
I can't lieDon't mean to bother
But I wish that you would give it to me right (right)
I'm not the type to holla
But somehow you know just what I like (what I like)[Chorus]
Oh yeah babe
Oh you babe
You don't know how hard I try
(Hard, I, try)
Oh yeah babe
Oh you babe
Just come on and love me right
(Love me right)Sometimes it's long before I'm home
Spending late nights on the phone (phone)
No castle waiting in the sky
We make believe that we're alone (you and I)[Chorus]I get caught up when I'm stressed out
I need a place to unwind
Some pushing, pulling anyway
You had me dreaming all the timeOh I
I never found someone
Who'd fulfill my every need
It's someone gorgeous
It would be you, you[Chorus: x2]

Songwriters
MOHLABANE, GOAPELE K. / ANDERSON, ANTHONY W. / AABERG, MICHAEL LOUISPublished by
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Goapele (born Goapele Mohlabane on 11th July 1977 in Oakland, California) is a U.S. soul and R&B singer-songwriter. Her name means "to go forward" in the South African language Sesotho. She was born to a Jewish mother, Noa, and an African father, Douglas Mohlabane, who was a South African political exile. They married in Nairobi, Kenya.

Goapele attended the Berkeley Arts Magnet School in Berkeley, California. During these years, she joined several groups that fought racism and sexism. She also sang in the Oakland Youth Choir and joined a group called Vocal Motion. After graduating from high school, Goapele attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where she studied music theory.

In 2001, she signed with Skyblaze Recordings/Columbia Records, and in 2002, she released her first album Even Closer, featuring the single "Closer". She co-wrote and co-produced the entire album, which is a mixture of neo soul and jazz. She also toured North America with band Spearhead.

Apart from her solo work, she has collaborated with rappers Aceyalone, E-40, Hieroglyphics, and Triple Threat, and written for jazz trio Soulive.

Her second album Change It All, featuring the single "First Love", was released in December 2005. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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