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Cold as ice
And more bitter than a december
Winter night
That's how I treated you
And I know that I
I sometimes tend to loose my temper
And I cross the line
Yeah that's the truth

I know it gets hard sometimes
But I could never
Leave your side
No matter what I say
Coz if I wanted to go
I woulda gone by now but
I really need you near me
To keep my mind off the edge
If I wanted to leave
I woulda left by now
But you're the only one that knows me
Better than I know my self.

All along
I tried to pretend it didn't matter
If I was alone
Deep down I know
If you were gone
For even a day I wouldn't know which way to turn
Coz I'm lost without you.

I know it gets hard sometimes
But I could never
Leave your side
No matter what I say
Coz if I wanted to go
I woulda gone by now but
I really need you near me
To keep my mind off the edge
If I wanted to leave
I woulda left by now
But you're the only one that knows me
Better than I know my self.

I get kind of dark
Let it go too far
I can be obnoxious at times
But try and see my heart
Coz I need you need now
So don't let me down
You're the only thing in this world I would die without.

Coz if I wanted to go
I woulda gone by now but
I really need you near me
To keep my mind off the edge
If I wanted to leave
I woulda left by now
But you're the only one that knows me
Better than I know my self.

Coz if I wanted to go
I woulda gone by now but
I really need you near me
To keep my mind off the edge
If I wanted to leave
I woulda left by now
But you're the only one that knows me
Better than I know my self.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/a/adam_lambert/better_than_i_know_myself.html

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  • Glamsister93
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    Glamsister93Oct 27, 2013 at 11:06 pm
    Yes, this song may have many meanings, but this song to me is about the simple human natures within ourselves and everyday life. It allures to the everlasting batttle or struggle of our good and darker selves we have everyday and we have to find balance between the two not banish one for the other. For we know ourselves better than anyone else will. Facing are darker halves along with are more good selves helps us realize the truth: without dark there is no light, and without light there is no shadows. Without love there can be know hate and without hate there can be no love. Just accepting the all of ourselves and not just halves we realize we cannot live without the darker selves that give us strength do take risks for thrills and just to feel free even of guilt; and balance that with are gentler side to care for others and to feel get if our actions of our darker halves did so we can fix it. we can't live without both halves. We can't be good without being bad; and we can't be bad without being good. Its a balnace, in ourselves.
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    UnregisteredJul 18, 2012 at 8:53 pm
    Indeed, it has two meanings. One is obviously about love. Other is about about the two sides, which every person has. Good and evil. I think it's about the struggle people have on balancing two sides. Sometimes good is on top and sometimes the bad one. They can hate eachother, they can be hidden, but no matter what, they both always exist and need eachother to make the whole person with character and personality.
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm
    Everybody has a dark side, and a lighter side. But the 'dark side' is the most vulnerable, which is why that is the tougher looking side of the person. We all need love, and adam lambert captured the image of that simple fact better than any scientist.
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    UnregisteredJul 8, 2012 at 12:51 am
    The song means that no matter how bad he can be or good without him they would be nothing without each other
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 26, 2012 at 11:49 pm
    I think that this song could be interpereted in many different ways. One of them obviously being in a relationship and going through bumps, but realizing that they know you better than you do. But another, as the video shows, is coming to terms with yourself, and realizing that the dark side isn't always the best side. Obviously everyone interperets it differently, and thats the beauty of music :)

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