Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune)
Words:Jessie Cavanaugh and Jon Hendricks
Music:Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performed By:  Julie London (1963), Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald
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Love is like a never-ending melody;
Poets have compared it to a symphony,
A symphony conducted by the lighting of the moon -
But our song of love is slightly out of tune.

Once your kisses raised me to a fever pitch;
Now the orchestration doesn't seem so rich.
Seems to me you've changed the tune we used to sing;
Like the bossa nova, love should swing.

We used to harmonize, two souls in perfect time;
Now the song is diff'rent and the words don't even rhyme,
'Cause you forgot the melody our hearts would always croon,
And so what good's a heart that's slightly out of tune?

Tune your heart to me the way it used to be;
Join with me in harmony and sing a song of loving.
We're bound to get in tune again before too long -
There'll be no desafinado 
When your heart belongs to me completely,
So you won't be slightly out of tune, 
You'll sing along with me.
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