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When I'm nervous, I have this thing yeah, I talk too much,
Sometimes I just can't shut the hell up.
It's like I need to tell someone, anyone who'll listen
And that's where I seem to fuck up.

Yeah, I forget about the consequences,
For a minute there I lose my senses
And in the heat of the moment,
My mouth's starts going, the words start flowing, ohh

But I never meant to hurt you,
I know it's time that I learnt to
Treat the people I love, like I wanna be loved,
This is a lesson learnt!

I hate that I let you down and I feel so bad about it!
I guess karma comes back around,
Cause now I'm the one that's hurting, yeah.
And I hate that I made you think that the trust we had is broken,
So don't tell me you can't forgive me cause nobody's perfect,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no...
Nobody's perfect, no!

If I could turn back the hands of time,
I swear I never would've cross that line.
I should have kept it between us
But Jessie went and told the whole world how she's feeling ohh

So I sit and I realize
With these tears falling from my eyes,
I gotta change if I wanna keep you forever,
I'm promise that I'm gonna try!

But I never meant to hurt you,
I know it's time that I learnt to
Treat the people I love, like I wanna be loved,
This is a lesson learnt!

I hate that I let you down and I feel so bad about it!
I guess karma comes back around,
Cause now I'm the one that's hurting, yeah.
And I hate that I made you think that the trust we had is broken,
So don't tell me you can't forgive me cause nobody's perfect,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no...
Nobody's perfect, no!

No, no, no, no, no, no, no...

I'm not a saint, no, not at all,
But what I did it, that wasn't cool,
But I swear that I'll never do that again to you!
Hey, no!

I'm not a saint (I'm not a saint!), No, not at all (no, not at all!),
But what I did (but what I did!), That wasn't cool (that wasn't cool!)
But I swear that I'll never do that again to you!
Hey!

And I hate that I let you down (let you down),
And I feel so bad about it (feel so bad!)
I guess karma comes back around (karma comes back around)
Cause now I'm the one that's hurting, yeah!
And I hate that I made you think that (I hate that I made you think)
That the trust we had is broken (b-b-b-broken!)
So don't tell me you can't forgive me
Cause nobody's perfect.
No, no, no, no, no, no, no...

Nobody's perfect.



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    lyricgirl2011Apr 20, 2011 at 1:24 am
    We all, at some point, do something we will regret. I am no better than you and you are no better than me. We are all created equal, but we are still not perfect.
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    AlecMay 27, 2011 at 11:56 am
    Nobody is perfect. How true. Despite the valid message, one wonders exactly what Jessie J (well, the songwriters) did to hurt this person so much. Could be cheating. “The trust is broken” line seems all too familiar to those who commit infidelity. And ultimately, what goes around comes around. The hurt that Jessie J inflicted on an apparent love interest inevitably came back around to her, and in the end, she also suffers.

    However, it could be something less serious, as implied in the verses. She seems to have told a secret to someone she shouldn’t have, and the person she’s singing to is pissed. This is something anyone can relate to, be it a mature adult or a 10-year-old. We all have the potential to let our friends down. The chorus though is what I take issue with. Jessie J argues that because nobody is perfect, and because of this, the person should be able to forgive her. The forgiveness, like it or not, isn’t up to her. What is forgivable to one person may be unforgivable to another. Regardless, the sentiment is real and the lyrics are self aware and reflective - kudos to the songwriters!
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    NomNomNomNomApr 20, 2011 at 12:08 pm
    she has done some bad things but people should forgive her because she never meant to hurt anyone and everyone has been a situation like this.
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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm
    Well, it'sthe exact meaning o the title;nobody's perfect. Jessiej uses words and turns them into eelings creating a deep down knowing that you know some part of you isnt perfect.
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 4:54 am
    We all have our little twitches that we just cant stand. You look at me and you think im a snoody little brat.. But youre just the same. We are all perfect no matter how many twitches we have. We may have our differences and our own qualities, and yes we are all unique in our own way,but that doesnt mean that one is better than the other, we are all the same no matter how thik or skinny, no matter how smart or not as knowledgable as the other, we are all the same.. And nobody is perfect nor i nor you.. But we are still special.. Not perfect... But still s p e c i a l!

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