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I heard, that you're settled down,
That you, found a girl and your married now.
I heard that your dreams came true.
Guess she gave you things, I didn't give to you.

Old friend, why are you so shy?
Ain't like you to hold back or hide from the light.

I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited,
But I couldn't stay away, I couldn't fight it.
I'd hoped you'd see my face and that you'd be reminded,
That for me, it isn't over.

Nevermind, I'll find someone like you.
I wish nothing but the best, for you too.
Don't forget me, I beg, I remember you said,
"Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead"
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead, yeah
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You'd know, how the time flies.
Only yesterday, was the time of our lives.
We were born and raised in a summer haze,
Bound by the surprise of our glory days.

I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited,
But I couldn't stay away, I couldn't fight it.
I'd hoped you'd see my face & that you'd be reminded,
That for me, it isn't over.

Nevermind, I'll find someone like you.
I wish nothing but the best for you too.
Don't forget me, I beg, I remember you say,
"Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead", yay.

Nothing compares, no worries or cares.
Regret's and mistakes they're memories made.
Who would have known how bittersweet this would taste?

Nevermind, I'll find someone like you.
I wish nothing but the best for you.
Don't forget me, I beg, I remember you said,
"Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead"

Nevermind, I'll find someone like you.
I wish nothing but the best for you too.
Don't forget me, I beg, I remembered you say,
"Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead"
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead, yay yeh yeah.



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  • NikkiBaba
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    NikkiBabaMay 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm
    I acc adore this song and I love it soo much.
    I could listen to this song over and over again and not get bored. I know the lyrics off by heart and I'm happy too see people loving/liking Adele the haters are just jelous I do not see why people should hate her coz of her weight or her voice doesn't matter bout what she looks like or what she weighs she is a loving and bubbly person from what I have heard.
    She has plenty of friends and her voice don't even get me started all I can say is.
    I love you.
    And there is no one out there like adele ;) X
  • U
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    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2012 at 11:07 pm
    She's heard he's married now, and she has to come to terms with it being over. She has to see him for herself, to finally convince herself that he ain't coming back to her. And she realises at last that she can't go on hanging onto that hope. That she has to make herself move on, but not in bitterness. She wishes him all the best, knowing that what he's settled for is something different to what they had.
  • m
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    mikan12345Nov 7, 2013 at 1:17 pm
    This song I first heard when my friend sang it at a event and it is touching but it makes me realise that I loved that day and I wish that I could go back and ask someone what was his name anyways the piano just like brings me to tears it was the instument that he played. Thank you for writing this adele!
  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 29, 2012 at 9:45 pm
    This tells the story of two child hood lovers who parted probably because of hormonal desires, one returns after leaving the other for pastures greener to find the other sorted and doing well, then being forced to live out the pain of the loss now the shoe is on the other foot.
  • U
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    UnregisteredMay 7, 2012 at 7:20 am
    This song want to tell us that every relationships has two faces. One is the happiness of being loved and the other side is the pain and suffering caused by the broken relationship. But, whenever it is like that, we must keep in mind that we can stand by our own foot and walk away to find another. The pain from the past will never vanish instead would be a part of our memory. That's all I can say. And I love this song because I can see the girl in the song as me. The song was like my story. You're so great adele. ^^

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