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Verse:
I miss your soft lips. I miss your white sheets.
I miss the scratch of your unshaved face on my cheek.
And this is so hard cause I didn't see
That you were the love of my life and it kills me.
I see your face in strangers on the street.
I still say your name when I'm talking in my sleep.
And in the limelight, I play it all fine.
But I can't handle it when I turn off my night light.
[Ah]
But I can't handle it when I turn off my night light.
[Ah]

Chorus:
They say that true love hurts, well this could almost kill me.
Young love murdered, that is what this must be.
I would give it all to not be sleeping alone, alone.

The life is fading from me while you watch my heart bleed.
Young love murdered, that is what this must be.
I would give it all to not be sleeping alone, alone.

Verse:
Remember the time we jumped the fence when
The Stones were playing and we were too broke to get in.
You held my hand and they made me cry while
I swore to God it was the best night of my life.
Or when you took me across the world, we
Promised that this will last forever but now I see.

It was my past life, a beautiful time
Drunk off of nothing but each other till the sun rised.
[Ah]
Drunk off of nothing but each other till the sun rised.

Chorus:
They say that true love hurts, well this could almost kill me.
Young love murdered, that is what this must be.
I would give it all to not be sleeping alone, alone.

The life is fading from me while you watch my heart bleed.
Young love murdered, that is what this must be.
I would give it all to not be sleeping alone, alone.

Bridge:
It was a past (it was a past life) life, a beautiful time.
Drunk off of nothing but each other till the sun rised. [Till the sun rised.]

Chorus:
They say that true love hurts, well this could almost kill me.
Young love murdered, that is what this must be.
I would give it all to not be sleeping alone, alone.

The life is fading from me while you watch my heart bleed.
Young love murdered, that is what this must be.
I would give it all to not be sleeping alone, alone.



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    viaguarinoApr 2, 2011 at 1:39 pm
    I love this song. Made me cry wild. I hope this WOULD BE the next single after her 2nd single Blow. I really really like this, Ke$ha. You should read this.
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    UnregisteredFeb 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm
    I think this song means that she misses her boyfriend and all she can think about is their past and how much fun shes had and she wants it all to just come back... (me tew... )

    Buttt good songg m favorite. (:
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    UnregisteredFeb 24, 2012 at 4:37 am
    In this song kesha was so blinded by her love for this guy that she didn't see the breakup coming. And when her heart broke she loved him even more than before. In the song she's reliving her memories with the guy and missing him with each passing second. She's saying that she's not the same as she was before and it's his fault.
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    UnregisteredFeb 12, 2012 at 10:33 pm
    I think this means that she's sad that her boyfriend left,and she hopes that he comes home. She really loves him.
    "young love murdered,that is what this must be. "
    "i would give it all not to be sleeping alone. "

    And she reflects on their past,and knows it's not coming back.
    "remember when we jumped the fence"
    "that was my past life,a beautiful time. "
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    UnregisteredJan 28, 2012 at 7:01 pm
    This is a song that
    can never be forgot c: i love everything bout this it its bout a heart broken song -. -

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