Il brano scritto a quattro mani dalla coppia d’oro Lennon/McCartney parla di una ipotetica ragazza, molto desiderata nonostante la consapevolezza di un rapporto non proprio semplice.
Molto tempo dopo, John Lennon dichiarò che la ragazza del brano era Yoko Ono, che all’epoca ancora non conosceva, ma che già immaginava come la ragazza dei suoi sogni.
Is there anybody going to listen to my story
All about the girl who came to stay?
She’s the kind of girl you want so much
It makes you sorry
Still, you don’t regret a single day
When I think of all the times I’ve tried so hard to leave her
She will turn to me and start to cry
And she promises the earth to me
And I believe her
After all this times I don’t know why
She’s the kind of girl who puts you down
When friends are there, you feel a fool
When you say she’s looking good
She acts as if it’s understood
She’s cool, cool, cool, cool
Was she told when she was young that pain
Would lead to pleasure?
Did she understand it when they said
That a man must break his back to earn
His day of leisure?
Will she still believe it when he’s dead?