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I could jump on some ol' highway
Run a thousand miles or more
Unlock some hidden mystery
Behind a distant door
I could sail the seven oceans
Til I crawl upon some long forgotten shore

But it's always gonna be you
Always gonna be you I'm lookin' for

I could climb a hundred mountains
Leave a hard ol' world behind
Wander right across some prairie
Like a man out of his mind
I could walk and stare into the sun
Let it all just burn me deaf and blind
But it's always gonna be you...
Always gonna be you I'm tryin' to find

Where does a man go for redemption
Where does he take a broken heart
Shouldn't there be some small exemption
If he does all that it takes
To admit to his mistakes
Til the truth batters and breaks his world apart

I could ask for my forgiveness
From the heavens high above
Tell myself my prayers are gonna somehow be enough
And lay down in some angels bed
Convinced I've found the one I'm dreamin' of
But it's always gonna be you...
Always gonna be you that I love.

Where does a man seek his salvation
When does his mind finally go free
Is the pain he feels the only explanation...
For believing lies are true
For the stone inside his shoe
The endless ways the years keep haunting me...

I could find an empty church
Get down on my knees
Tell myself the mercy
Is a matter of degrees
Then lay down in some angel's arms
Convinced I've found the one I'm dreamin' of
But it's always gonna be you...
Always gonna be you that I love

Always gonna be you... that I love (instrumentals)
... that I love (instrumentals)



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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 3:24 pm
    Just received this song from my x who completly did me wrong and lied about who he was, didn't appreciate me and now it's over and too late. The trust and respect for me is gone. He realizes that now and continues to want redemption and second chance, the hurt and disrespect can never be mended. So now he lives with that mistake, and knows now he can not find what he once had and those feelings with anyone else. Too late for forgiveness and he can't let go.
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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 7:53 pm
    I think it is about the torment that we feel when we love someone and didn't do them right. It is a search for redemption and a way to escape the regret. This is especially hard when it is someone that we truely loved but did not have the strength to be the person we should have with them. Sometimes, even if you have seemingly gone on, you never give up the idealness of the lost love.

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