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What if I wanted to break?
Laugh it all off in your face
What would you do? (Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh)
What if I fell to the floor
Couldn't take this anymore
What would you do, do, do?

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you

What if I wanted to fight
Beg for the rest of my life
What would you do? (do, do)
You say you wanted more
What are you waiting for?
I'm not running from you (from you)

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you.

I tried to be someone else
But nothing seemed to change
I know now, this is who I really am inside
I finally found myself
Fighting for a chance
I know now, this is who I really am


Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh

Come break me down
Bury me, bury me
I am finished with you, you, you
Look in my eyes
You're killing me, killing me
All I wanted was you

Come break me down
Break me down
Break me down

(You say you wanted more)
What if I wanted to break?
(What are you waiting for?)
What if I wanted to break?
(I'm not running from you)



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    mhashloverMay 23, 2008 at 3:48 am
    This song rele means a lot to me because it's basically restating my life. People think I'm Emo and stuff just because I like depressing things like this song but that's juz what I love about it. When I listen to this song My heart just melts. Like I shud juz drop everything that doesn't rele matter in life and I shud just focus on who I rele am and who I'm here for. Which is my savior Jesus Christ. [ I'm Christian ]. But I dunt rele act like one and that's what is about me that shud change. So when I listen to this song I realize things that I dunt when I listen to other songs.
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    CGLefty15Mar 1, 2009 at 7:16 am
    This song is saying that in order for anything to be truly over, I. E. A relationship, both people have to let go and move on. And in this song he talks about how a person is holding on to their old relationship and it's hampering his life, things just didn't work out, and the other person has to realize that, it'll never happen again. Just let go, and move on.
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    csik637Dec 12, 2008 at 8:31 am
    I feel this is a song of love. He is sayiong there is a lot of things you must go through in order to become someone worth being with. He's trying to show you all the changes you need to over come if you truly think this person is the one. You habve to be someone else sometimes in order for you to see how you truly feel, stop blocking the person from you're heart because you're affraid it's never gonna work. In the end what he's trying to say is that in love you're always going to be there and that you're gioing to try to do whatever it is that makes the person you love happy. By the way yay expos#.
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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 1:30 am
    I think its an internal conflict with himself. His bad side wants to become good, he doesn't wanna be bad anymore. "come break me down, bury me bury me. " then he found out he is a bad person and that he can't change. Even though he tried to "kill" the bad side its who he is. "i tried to be someone else but nothing seemed to change" etc. Its a battle with himself. And just for the record I think he looks exactly like zac efron.
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    glowMay 7, 2009 at 6:34 pm
    I know this probably means something else to other people, but because of the circumstances that I'm in. Here's what this song means to me: "What if i wanted to break, laugh it all off in your face" to me, that means: What if I finally got sick of your crap and decided to end this whole thing. And "Look in my eyes, your killing me" means look at me! Look at what you're doing to me! Don't you care?

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