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I let it fall, my heart,
And as it fell, you rose to claim it,
It was dark and I was over,
Until you kissed my lips and you saved me,
My hands, they're strong, but my knees were far too weak,
To stand in your arms without falling to your feet,

But there's a side to you that I never knew, never knew,
All the things you'd say, they were never true, never true,
And the games you'd play, you would always win, always win
,

But I set fire to the rain,
Watched it pour as I touched your face,
Well, it burned while I cried,
'Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name,

When laying with you I could stay there,
Close my eyes, feel you here forever,
You and me together, nothing gets better,

Cause there's a side to you that I never knew, never knew,
All the things you'd say, they were never true, never true,
And the games you'd play, you would always win, always win,

But I set fire to the rain,
Watched it pour as I touched your face,
Well, it burned while I cried,
'Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name
I set fire to the rain,
And I threw us into the flames,
Well, It felt something died,
'Cause I knew that that was the last time, the last time.

Sometimes I wake up by the door,
That heart you caught must be waiting for ya,
Even now when we're already over,
I can't help myself from looking for ya.

I set fire to the rain,
Watched it pour as I touch your face,
Well, it burned while I cried,
'Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name
I set fire to the rain,
And I threw us into the flames,
Well, it felt something died,
'Cause I knew that that was the last time, the last time, oh,
Oh, no,
Let it burn, oh,
Let it burn,
Let it burn



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  • DSD
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    DSDMay 12, 2011 at 2:28 am
    My Love for this song is very strong, I LOVE ADELE!!! she has such new and aswome flavorful songs that touch your heart and the words mean a lot to people who understand what Adele is talking about
    THANK YOU ADELE
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    UnregisteredOct 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm
    Hi adele i so much luv this song pls gals dont let any boy break your under any circumstance just be strong and if by any chance you heart got broken just make you listen to this song and then pay the damned boy who broke your heart a visit and make sure to break his jaw. Thanks i lov you adele!!! Xoxo
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    UnregisteredJul 15, 2012 at 12:14 am
    This is a beautiful song adele is talented in a way i have never seen her song expresses life it self i feel like she is talking to me and i am listening thas my luv for the song and singer i luv adele!!!
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    UnregisteredMar 15, 2012 at 4:37 am
    Sounds like she ran from a relationship where he was trying to control her. Even though she loved him, and she could hold his heart in her hands she couldn't bow to his feet him to give him what he wanted so she made a hard choice to finally leave a man she loved and still loves. She thinks of him often and feels her heart stillbelongs to him but she had to burn the relationship to ensure it ended forever and she wouldn't be tempted to go back to him.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 29, 2012 at 10:50 pm
    This song has a very powerful meanin nd wen she says "i threw us into the flames" she means dat she took the picture nd threw it in the fire and the luv she had for the guy died i luv adele nd her songs rock my world they all have a meanin ths song is 4 ppl who are heartbroken gals dnt let boys break ur heart my motto is "he broke my heart i'll break his jaw" luv u adele

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