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(Part I)
I know you think that I shouldn't still love you
Or tell you that
But if I didn't say it
Well, I'd still have felt it
Where's the sense in that?

(Part 2)
I promise I'm not trying to make your life harder
Or return to where we were

[Chorus:]
Well I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

(Part 3)
I know I left too much mess and destruction to come back again
And I caused nothing but trouble
I understand if you can't talk to me again
And if you live by the rules of it's over
Then I'm sure that that makes sense

[Chorus:]
Well I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

(Part 4)
And when we meet
Which I'm sure we will
All that was then
Will be there still
I'll let it pass
And hold my tongue
And you will think
That I've moved on

[Chorus:]
Well I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

[Chorus:]
Well I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be

[Chorus:]
I will go down with this ship
And I won't put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I'm in love and always will be



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    LoveMe1stJun 9, 2008 at 10:54 am
    Actually, this song is a depressing one. Dido sung it with intense sadness in her tone. It meant she is still in love with her ex but she doesn't want to trouble him.
    Part 4 says that even if they met on the streets, she would still have feelings for him. She won't talk about it so he wouldn't be affected by the fact that she has not moved on.
    And she won't give up on love, despite the fact that she's been hurt.
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    UnregisteredDec 17, 2013 at 4:19 am
    Tears. You can take this song so many ways, I have sung this likable tune for years, but having just bn contacted by my ex who accidentally and unforgivingly broke my heart and hav not had contact for 4years, tells me this song is for me. I had to relisten quite a few times b4 I understood. I always thought I was wanted gone and everybody in th world had moved on but me. I was wrong. I am in disbelief to know I am still thought of wn this song plays. Especially considering th player is usually a heavy metal
    ler.
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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 5:26 pm
    I believe dido is saying she fell inlove but then lost love, something she might have done. Or it could of been the other way but she true meaning is she's inlove with this person and will always be. I can relate to this song since I was a young girl, I'm 23yrs old now. This song has help me with alot of lusts, crushes, likes, fake love etc. An now its once again helping me realize my mistakes when it comes to falling for someone.

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