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Alanis Morissette – I Can't Break Down lyrics

Now I know I can handle this
I'll close my mouth and clench my fist
I've lived this day in a thousand ways
But there's a flaw to add to your list

Go on and squeeze a little more
'Cause if you scream I'll just ignore you
But I've rehearsed this scene in a million dreams
You're getting closer to my core

I'm so damn frustrated
Losing breath and now I'm shaking
Gotta keep myself from breaking down
Someone get me out

[Chorus:]
Tear don't you fall, eyes don't you cry
Need to get me round this corner
I can't break down, break down
Pride don't cave in, head don't fall off
While I'm open you can read me
I can't break down, break down
Break down, break down

Blocked it out for long enough
Got really good at playing rough now
I've been prepared and not really cared
But being brave is getting tough

Chin don't start to quiver
Hands now don't you shiver
Gotta keep myself from breaking down
Someone get me out
Someone let me out

[Chorus:]
Tear don't you fall, eyes don't you cry
Need to get me round this corner
I can't break down, break down
Pride don't cave in, head don't fall off
While I'm open you can read me
I can't break down, break down
Break down, break down

You smile like the cat who's got the cream
I'm vulnerable and I know you see me
There's so much I wanna say
But this lump in my throat makes me walk away
Away
Away

Tear do't you fall, eyes don't you cry
Pride don't cave in, head don't let go

[Chorus:]
Tear don't you fall, eyes don't you cry
Need to get me round this corner
I can't break down, break down
Pride don't cave in, head don't fall off
While I'm open you can read me
I can't break down, break down
Break down, break down
X2 (to fade)



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