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John Mayer – Gravity lyrics

Gravity is working against me
And gravity wants to bring me down

Oh I'll never know what makes this man
With all the love that his heart can stand
Dream of ways to throw it all away

Oh Gravity is working against me
And gravity wants to bring me down

Oh twice as much aint twice as good
And can't sustain like a one half could
It's wanting more
That's gonna send me to my knees

Oh gravity, stay the hell away from me
Oh gravity, has taken better men than me how can that be?

Just keep me where the light is
Just keep me where the light is
Just keep me where the light is
Come on keep me where the light is
Come on keep me where the light is
Come on keep me where, keep me where the light is

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    herestousOct 3, 2008 at 9:17 pm
    Hey blob. I notice you post a lot. But hardly any of the posts have any relation to the song. They are all something like "(artist) is the greatest and I like (song)". I understand you want to make a lot of posts, and that's fine. But you don't like every lyric that's out there. I honestly don't think you've heard any of it (except for the radio stuff).
    Post what you feel. Post your feelings and definition of the song. That's what this is about.
  • ChrisFishA-CrossRiff
    ChrisFishA-CrossRiffOct 3, 2008 at 9:49 pm
    Blob. I'll say that I have voted some of your meanings down. But definitely not all. I only vote the redundant and ridiculous ones. You do the same to me, and to others. I've noticed that a lot yours fluctuate, so I know I'm not the only one voting you down. As far as following you. I laugh at your accusations! You follow everyone around. You watch my comments closely as well as Toxic's. I've noticed a few other, but I don't remember their names. You vote all mine down. Even my legitimate meanings.
    Have you even ever heard of The Showdown? I remember a comment on one of their songs and you said "This is their greatest song". Yea whatever. Cannibal Corpse?! You have no clue of who they are.
    I'll stop voting you down if you stop putting up meaningless posts. I negative anyone's post that is either not related to the subject or plain out stupid.
    Btw, I've voted a few of yours positive. And kudos to you for those particular posts.
  • ChrisFishA-CrossRiff
    ChrisFishA-CrossRiffOct 3, 2008 at 8:59 pm
    I think anything hit the nail on the head.
    Gravity is the "feeling". Any man would love to have two women (and I don't mean in bed kind of way) to love and have them love him. He's saying his human nature to want two lovers is working against a faithful relationship. When he says "I'll never know what makes this man... dream of ways to throw it all away" he means that he has a perfect life with his current love now, but for some reason wants to throw that love away to have both.
    I think "keep me where the light is" is a statement to say "I've decided to stay with the original love and I'd rather take the path that I can see what's ahead of me instead of taking a blind chance".
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    ash2011Jul 4, 2008 at 1:56 pm
    My meaning of this song is that he's having a hard time in life and is just trying to get himself back on his feet wether it's a girl he's having a hard time about, or if it's family. Either or. For me when I hear this song it's family hard times. When he says "just keep me where the light is" I think he's refering to the brighter (happier) times in life. He just wants everything to be okay. .
    But that's just what I think. .: S. Lol.
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    UnregisteredMar 17, 2012 at 12:37 pm
    I think and feel john is sharing with us that he has found the light and gravity is where we come to search for the light. Planet earth is bound by gravity and is part of the fall. Our nature here is always a constant struggle to keep our love and going on his knees is symbolic of surrendering. Stay in the light, is his message to mankind, darkness is lurking everywhere and gravity pulls us down into despair if one does not find the light.

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