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(Spoken)
Hello?
Hi it's me what's up baby? I'm sorry listen I'm gonna be late tonight so don't stay up and wait for me ok?
Where are you?
What? say... say that again
Hello?
You're really dropping out, I think my battery must be low.
Listen if you can hear me we're going to this place nearby, all right? Gotta go.

Let me tell you the story
'Bout the call that changed my destiny
Me and my boys went out
Just to end up in misery
Was about to go home when
There she was standing in-front of me
And said "Hi, I got a little place nearby
Wanna go?"

I should've said no
Someone's waiting for me
Then I called my girl up and said

(Chorus)
Listen baby, I'm sorry
Just wanna tell you don't worry
I will be late
Don't stay up and wait for me
I said again, you're dropping out
My battery is low
Just so you know
We're going to a place nearby
Gotta go

Now two years gone, nothing's been won
I can't take it back, what's done is done
But one of her friends found out
That she wasn't my only one
And it eats me from inside
That she's not by my side
Just because I made that call, yeah

(Chorus)
Listen baby, I'm sorry
Just wanna tell you don't worry
I will be late
Don't stay up and wait for me
I said again, you're dropping out
My battery is low
Just so you know
We're going to a place nearby
Gotta go

Ooohh...

Lemme tell you the story
Bout the call that changed my destiny
Me and my boys went out
Just to end up in misery
Was about to go home when
There she was standing infront of me
And said "Hi, I got a little place nearby"
Gotta go...

(Chorus)
Listen baby, I'm sorry
Just wanna tell you don't worry
I will be late
Don't stay up and wait for me
I said again, you're dropping out
My battery is low
Just so you know
We're going to a place nearby
Gotta go

(Chorus)
Listen baby, I'm sorry
Just wanna tell you don't worry
I will be late
Don't stay up and wait for me
I said again, you're dropping out
My battery is low
Just so you know
We're going to a place nearby
We're going to a place nearby
Gotta go



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  • U
    UnregisteredJul 15, 2014 at 2:10 pm
    It was a trap to make her girl find out he was not worthy of her love. I guess that 'cause "a friend of her friends found out that she was his only one". Is not a coincidence he built his own grave and now no one is waiting for him.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 5, 2012 at 9:32 pm
    I like it so much because it gives me a lot of energy because the music however the lyrcis are quite sad
  • U
    UnregisteredMay 7, 2012 at 11:42 pm
    This is my childhood song. I grew up with the backstreet boys, and love em as a proud early 90's child.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 8, 2012 at 12:25 am
    Funny and trashy, but great as hell!
    And is he taking the low battery as a reason to cheat? Something to think about, i guess. But i've got no time to think about that now cause i'm going to a place nearby, gotta go!
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 15, 2011 at 1:50 pm
    He cheated on his girlfriend but he still loves her and so afraid to lose her and the guilt is haunting him wherever he goes

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