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Heart beats fast
Colors and promises

How to be brave
How can I love when I'm afraid to fall
But watching you stand alone
All of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow

One step closer

I have died everyday waiting for you
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
For a thousand years
I'll love you for a thousand more


Time stands still
Beauty in all she is
I will be brave
I will not let anything take away
What's standing in front of me
Every breath
Every hour has come to this
One step closer


I have died everyday waiting for you
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
For a thousand years
I'll love you for a thousand more

And all along I believed I would find you

Time has brought your heart to me
I have loved you for a thousand years
I'll love you for a thousand more

One step closer
One step closer


I have died everyday waiting for you
Darling don't be afraid I have loved you
For a thousand years
I'll love you for a thousand more

And all along I believed I would find you
Time has brought your heart to me
I have loved you for a thousand years
I'll love you for a thousand more



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    UnregisteredFeb 15, 2012 at 12:41 am
    For me the meaning in this song even if he/she theirs a lot of problem just try 2 hold on just like me I was fall in love at the right time fall in love at the first time, but 4r me I will always witting 4r him' I was recalling the memories that we had shared and every time I remember it I was deeply heart recalling all her promise and word of wisdom I though would last 4r ever,.
    I miss you so must J. G
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 1:57 pm
    It sounds to me that a guy (or a girl but I'm using a guy) likes this girl and the guy finally had the courage to tell the girl. This for me explains most of the lines of the songs like the following: "one step closer", "but watching you stand alone, all of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow", "i will be brave... " and many other moreee! And then the chorus, it's when he confesses how he truly loves the girl. And that he have been waiting for her to love him back even if it "kills" him inside.
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 1:40 am
    At the beginning, when you love a person you feel that he/she is the person you want to spend your life with and when the time comes that you are far or away from them you realize that he/she is the person that you cannot live without. The description of love as well. I love this song for it is a song for people who met the person that they cannot live out.
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    Bridget8Feb 11, 2012 at 11:13 pm
    It's about this girl named bella. She is in love with this guy called edward. He is a vampire. But bella still likes him and is not afraid. But now they are engaged to get married. Bella is unsure if she is doing the right thing. She is nervous. There is also another guy called jacob. He likes bella. But when he finds out that edward and bella are getting married he is furious. That's why bella is unsure. In the end they get married. Bella really wanted to become a vampire. Edward said they get married. That is one reason why she married him but she loved him very much too.
    Well that's I think that the meaning is cos it is from twilight. If I got anything wrong please correct me cos I haven't seen the movie yet it's just me guessing. Enjoy! :)
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 2:28 pm
    The love of your life is a heartbeat away after a long time of being apart from each other but the fear he/she feels is way too much. It talks about love which promises a lot of hope but which doubt brings down. It speaks of using all your courage to take chances with the one you love. It's also about being your love's strength, taking the temporary sacrifice of carrying the relationship while your loved-one develops certainty and trust that what you both have will be worth it and odd defying! :)

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