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[Rihanna]
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn,
But that's all right, because I like the way it hurts.
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry,
But that's all right, because I love the way you lie,
I love the way you lie.

[Eminem]
I can't tell you what it really is.
I can only tell you what it feels like.
And right now, there's a steel knife in my windpipe.
I can't breathe, but I still fight while I can fight.
As long as the wrong feels right it's like I'm in flight.
High off her love, drunk from my hate, it's like I'm huffin' paint.
And I love it, the more I suffer, I suffocate.
And right before I'm about to drown, she resuscitates me,
She fuckin' hates me, and I love it.
"Wait, where you goin'?"
"I'm leavin' you!"
"No you ain't! Come back!"
We're runnin' right back, here we go again!
It's so insane, cause when it's goin' good, it's goin' great.
I'm Superman with the wind at his back, she's Lois Lane.
But when it's bad it's awful, I feel so ashamed.
I snap, "Who's that dude? I don't even know his name."
I laid hands on her, I'll never stoop so low again.
I guess I don't know my own strength.

[Rihanna]
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn,
But that's all right, because I like the way it hurts.
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry,
But that's all right, because I love the way you lie,
I love the way you lie.
I love the way you lie.

[Eminem]
You ever love somebody so much, you can barely breathe.
When you with 'em you meet, and neither one of you even know what hit 'em.
Got that warm fuzzy feeling, yeah them chills used to get 'em.
Now you're getting fuckin' sick of lookin' at 'em.
You swore you'd never hit 'em, never do nothin' to hurt 'em.
Now you're in each other's face, spewin' venom in your words when you spit 'em.
You push pull each other's hair, scratch claw,
Hit 'em, throw 'em down, pin 'em, so lost in the moments when you're in 'em.
It's the rage that's the culprit, controls you both.
So they say it's best to go your separate ways.
Guess that they don't know ya, 'cause today, that was yesterday.
Yesterday is over, it's a different day.
Sound like broken records playin' over,
But you promised her, next time you'll show restraint
You don't get another chance.
Life is no Nintendo game, but you lied again.
Now you get to watch her leave out the window.
Guess that's why they call it window pane.

[Rihanna]
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn,
But that's all right, because I like the way it hurts.
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry,
But that's all right, because I love the way you lie,
I love the way you lie.
I love the way you lie.

[Eminem]
Now I know we said things, did things, that we didn't mean.
And we fall back into the same patterns, same routine.
But your temper's just as bad as mine is, you're the same as me.
When it comes to love you're just as blinded.
Baby please come back! It wasn't you, baby, it was me!
Maybe our relationship isn't as crazy as it seems.
Maybe that's what happens when a tornado meets a volcano.
All I know is I love you too much, to walk away though.
Come inside, pick up the bags off the sidewalk!
Don't you hear sincerity in my voice when I talk?
Told you this is my fault, look me in the eyeball!
Next time I'm pissed I'll aim my fist at the dry wall!
Next time? There won't be no next time!
I apologize, even though I know it's lies!
I'm tired of the games! I just want her back! I know I'm a liar!
If she ever tries to fuckin' leave again,
I'ma tie her to the bed and set this house on fire!
Just gonna

[Rihanna]
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn,
But that's all right, because I like the way it hurts.
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry,
But that's all right, because I love the way you lie,
I love the way you lie.
I love the way you lie.



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    +17
    bellaswan24Oct 16, 2010 at 10:48 am
    Wow. Eminem is the only rapper amidst a whole bunch of singers who actually talks about life and the important things.others rap about money, sex, etc but
    Eminem's songs are like a life lesson. He is so amazing. This is about loving someone very much but eventually you start ti get sick of them, and you e sworn that you'll never hurt them but when you're doing someone you dint regret it till later .. The music video is amazing too, him and Rihanna on fire .. But in the beginning,
    Megan Fox is looking at her hand and tigers something written there, or a tattoo, and she gets all mad .. Does anyone know what's actually written there? But never mind. This song is just so great.
    S-B
  • s
    +8
    Shining_BrighterAug 17, 2010 at 11:08 pm
    The story of the video isn't that he cheated on her, its that there relationship has turned into voilence, and there are moments like when he's sitting on the sofa screaming and shes got that fire in her hands where they remember when they first met and the good times (where he steals the alcohol and there kisssing outside). And there relationship is so dysfunctional that it hurts, he hits her and abuses her and she doesnt leave him, but they also feel passion. She also has a short temper that sets him off. And at teh end you can see him hurting her nd punching her while the place is on fire, but then there kissing and burning together.. it shows that no matter how there relationship is, they love each other and will 'burn' together.
    The music video starts wth her finding the girls number on his hand, so instead of asking him about it , she flips out and lunges at him which leads to him restraining her, the video finishes with the way it started, them laying there, so the music video is basically showing what happens when they have an argument.
    I love this song, and video. Its really something special and shows both sides to an abusive relationship
  • m
    +4
    musicmeansmoreDec 17, 2010 at 6:23 pm
    Lush song. Love Eminem and Rihanna. Must be one of the best collaboration's in a long time, they're both so edgy!

    Basically shows how a couple are in a relationship thats pretty messed up; the more they are together, the more they get under each other's feet, but their love is so strong that all they can do about it is fight, and shout. Quite a realistic meaning behind the song when it's properly thought about, and I don't think this song will die for a long time. ♥
  • x
    +4
    xxwinkyxx32Sep 2, 2010 at 4:23 am
    this song reminds me of how me and an ex used to be he had hit once or twice but i knew he loved me we kept saying we were done and we were leaving each other but we had then both realized that wen we had hurt each other there was a thrill or and excitement and it was gettin outta hand we were falling apart we both didnt want to admit it but we werent gonna last much longer it is hard to keep a relationship that is hurting the both of you even if u think u love each other i think the true meaning of this song is abuse isnt right no matter wat the situation is or no matter wat ur feelings are like at that moment
  • LikeaBoss
    +3
    LikeaBossNov 9, 2010 at 1:02 am
    When Michael Jackson died the world was at shock. People took their own lives, many millions mourned. our elders hurt.

    When Eminem dies, the world will feel his last breath across their necks. We will shiver when we see his name, hear his words, cherish his lyrics. Millions will mourn, the king of rap will be dead.

    Eminem is young, people die everyday, and in that note I pay the greatest respects to this legend, before its too late.

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