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You were my sun
You were my earth
But you didn't know all the ways I loved you, no
So you took a chance
And made other plans
But I bet you didn't think that they would come crashing down, no

You don't have to say, what you did,
I already know, I found out from him
Now there's just no chance, for you and me, there'll never be
And don't it make you sad about it

You told me you loved me
Why did you leave me, all alone
Now you tell me you need me
When you call me, on the phone
Girl I refuse, you must have me confused
With some other guy
Your bridges were burned, and now it's your turn
To cry, cry me a river
Cry me a river-er
Cry me a river
Cry me a river-er, yea yea

I know that they say
That somethings are better left unsaid
It wasn't like you only talked to him and you know it
(Don't act like you don't know it)
All of these things people told me
Keep messing with my head
(Messing with my head)
You should've picked honesty
Then you may not have blown it
(Yea..)

You don't have to say, what you did,
(Don't have to say, what you did)
I already know, I found out from him
(I already know, uh)
Now there's just no chance, for you and me, there'll never be
(No chance, you and me)
And don't it make you sad about it

You told me you loved me
Why did you leave me, all alone
(All alone)
Now you tell me you need me
When you call me, on the phone
(When you call me on the phone)
Girl I refuse, you must have me confused
With some other guy
(I'm not like them baby)
Your bridges were burned, and now it's your turn
(It's your turn)
To cry, cry me a river
(Go on and just)
Cry me a river-er
(Go on and just)
Cry me a river
(Baby go on and just)
Cry me a river-er, yea yea

Oh
(Oh)
The damage is done
So I guess I be leaving
Oh
(Oh)
The damage is done
So I guess I be leaving
Oh
(Oh)
The damage is done
So I guess I be leaving
Oh
(Oh)
The damage is done
So I guess I be... leaving

You don't have to say, what you did,
(Don't have to say, what you did)
I already know, I found out from him
(I already know, uh)
Now there's just no chance, for you and me, there'll never be
(No chance, you and me)
And don't it make you sad about it

Cry me a river
(Go on and just)
Cry me a river-er
(Baby go on and just)
Cry me a river
(You can go on and just)
Cry me a river-er, yea yea

Cry me a river
(Baby go on and just)
Cry me a river-er
(Go on and just)
Cry me a river
(Cause I've already cried)
Cry me a river-er, yea yea
(Ain't gonna cry no more, yea-yea)

Cry me a river
Cry me a river, oh
Cry me a river, oh
Cry me a river, oh

Cry me a river, oh
(Cry me, cry me)
Cry me a river, oh
(Cry me, cry me)
Cry me a river, oh
(Cry me, cry me)
Cry me a river, oh
(Cry me, cry me)

Cry me a river, oh
(Cry me, cry me)
Cry me a river, oh
(Cry me, cry me)
Cry me a river
(Cry me, cry me)



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  • h
    +3
    hafsaNov 26, 2008 at 6:34 pm
    don't wanna make you sad about it
    it wasn't like you only talked to him and you know it
    don't act like you don't know it

    sweeet

    who's he?
    ahhh

    he needs someone 2 talk 2.
  • h
    +1
    hafsaNov 23, 2008 at 3:30 pm
    which river?
    nile, probably as that is the longest and deepest one in da world ... CAN B seen frm space... he obviously wants 2 C loads of tears. GIRL!!
    1.52 better left unsaid ... wonder what that could be
  • pieisyumyum22
    +1
    pieisyumyum22Oct 24, 2008 at 4:54 pm
    this song means that he just wants the girl to feel bad too so he wants her to "cry a river"
  • blob4ever
    +1
    blob4everSep 1, 2008 at 2:50 pm
    Cry me a river, oh
    (Cry me, cry me)
    Cry me a river, oh
    (Cry me, cry me)
    Cry me a river
    (Cry me, cry me)
    Justin Timberlake rocks!!!
  • allthat2008
    +1
    allthat2008Jun 16, 2008 at 1:01 am
    tis si the first one i fell in love with, nowim a total jt fan. this song means that you screwed up, cry me a river. i don't care how many tears you shed.

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