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And I'm alright
Standing in the streetlights here
Is this meant for me
My time on the outside is over
We don't know how you're spending all of your days
Knowing that love isn't here
You see the pictures
But you don't know their names
Cause love isn't here

And I can't do this by myself
All of these problems, they're all in your head
And I can't be somebody else
You took something perfect
And painted it red

No sympathy
When shouting out is all you know
Behind your lies
I can see the secrets you don't show
We don't know how you're spending
All of your days
Knowing that love isn't here
You see the pictures
But you don't know their names
Cause love isn't here

And I can't do this by myself
All of these problems, they're all in your head
And I can't be somebody else
You took something perfect
And painted it red
When you took something perfect
And painted it red

You take the best things from
Then everything gets empty
That's not a world that I need
Ooh, you take the best things from me
Then everything gets empty
That's not a world that I need

And I can't do this by myself
All of these problems, they're all in your head
And I can't be somebody else
You took something perfect
And painted it red

When you took something perfect
And painted it red
You took something perfect
And painted it red



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    ChromeAug 6, 2009 at 11:08 pm
    "She/he took something perfect and painted it red",basically they were trying to solve a relationship(making their partner change etc) when it was already fine,and it got ruined.

    I love this song,how can comeone take something perfect and paint it red.Its so cruel.People do it all the time =[[.

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