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Guess I didn't know how to take it
The night we had that talk
Found out about my replacement
I just smiled and shook it off

I didn't ask you any questions
Didn't beg you to stay
You said that you knew I would understand
Then I watched you drive away
When there's just no words to say

I scream at the top of my lungs
Yeah, I come undone
I crash like broken glass
When no one's around
I cry out in the silence I can't take
To cover up the sound it makes
When I let my heart break
I scream

I scream

I always say the right things
At all the right times
I know I'm not the perfect girl
But for some reason, I try

To be the one who's smilin' and laughin'
To amke sure everyone's okay
I can push those tears back inside
Like an actress on the stage
But when the curtain falls away

I scream at the top of my lungs
Yeah, I come undone
I crash like broken glass
When no one's around
I cry out in the silence I can't take
To cover up the sound it makes
When I let my heart break
I scream

I scream

When I can't hold it in no more
And I don't feel like playing nice
When I feel like gettin' loud
I just gotta let it out
I just gotta let it out

I scream at the top of my lungs
Yeah, I come undone
I crash like broken glass
When no one's around
I cry out in the silence I can't take
To cover up the sound it makes
When I let my heart break
I scream

I scream
I scream
I scream



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    UnregisteredMar 11, 2012 at 1:05 am
    The meaning of "scream", to me, is about a girl who has been let down quite a few times in her life and has always never been one to show how upset and disappointed she was about it... But to just let it go and maybe not even cry right away... But then to hit a moment when she's been let down and let down time after time and finally she just breaks down... And screams! Lets all the tears come pouring down... And have a moment to just cry and cry and cry... This song is my life and what its like on a day today basis...
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    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 9:55 pm
    To be replaced by her husband and then he left her and then she went to the church where they were married and then she gets over him and gets better
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    UnregisteredFeb 18, 2012 at 4:37 am
    Throw song is about the moment when your best guy friend or an old flame tells you that he found a new girlfriend or fiancée. You don't want to ruin this for them but its turning you upside down and all you can do is scream.
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    UnregisteredJan 22, 2012 at 8:58 pm
    "guess i didn't know how to take it the night we had that talk. Found out about my replacement i just smiled and shook it off. " he's leaving her for another woman.

    "i didn't ask any questions, didn't beg you to stay. You said that you knew i would understand then i watched you drive away. When there's just no words to say" her reaction. She's acting as if it doesn't bother her; that she understands it when in reality, she loves him.

    "i scream, at the top of my lungs. Yeah i come undone i crash like broken glass when no one's around i cry out the silence i can't take to cover up the sound it makes when i let my heart break, i scream, i scream" this is now she really feels. She's letting it all out. She's allowing her heart to be broken because she knows that's what he wants. But she just screams.

    "i always say the right things, at all the right times. I know i'm not the perfect girl, but for some reason, i try. " she's trying to think, "why did he leave? There's nothing wrong with me, but there might as well be. "

    "to be the one who's smilin' and laughin' to make sure everyone's okay. I can push those tears back inside like an actress on the stage" she tells how she can act as if it's all okay, how she can pretend that she's happy for them.

    "but when the curtain falls away i scream, at the top of my lungs yeah, i come undone. I crash like broken glass when no one's around i cry out the silence i can't take to cover up the sound it makes when i let my heart break, i scream, i scream. " when you go back to the verse before this, she's singing about how she pretends that she's okay like an actress on a stage, but when the curtain falls away she's right back where she started.

    "when i can't hold it in no more, and i don't feel like playing nice when i feel like gettin' loud i just gotta let it out, i just gotta let it out i scream at the top of my lungs, yeah i come undone i crash like broken glass when no one's around. I cry out in the silence i can't take. To cover up the sound it makes, when i let my heart break, i scream.. " this is her breakdown. She can't pretend anymore. There's no use.

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