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Please sing to me,
I can see you open up to breathe.
Fast words make it easier on me,
If the points to never disappoint you,
Somebody's got to tell me what to do
I just wish you could have seen me
When it used to come so easy.
I'd like to say that it's easy to stay
But it's not for me,
Cause I'm barely here at all.

Slow down now, the secrets out
And I swear now I can make this perfect.
What you want, what you need has been killing me.
Trying to be everything that you want me to be.
I'll say yes, I'll undress, I've done more for less and
I will change everything till it's perfect again.

Coming down, coming around,
Giving a frown to the sound when I hit ground.
I hate the way that I say I should say
When I know that I don't give a fuck about it anyway.
Shake hands, and shoot smiles all around,
As I sell my body by the pound
Sign my name on the dotted line,
It would be fate, do not resuscitate.

Slow down now, the secrets out.
And I swear now I'll still make this perfect.
What you want, what you need has been killing me.
Trying to be everything that you want me to be.
I say yes, I'll undress, I've done more for less
Now I'll change everything till it's perfect again.

I think it's better this way; It's good in a bad way
It's better this way.
I'll make this perfect again.
I'll make this perfect again.

What you want, what you need has been killing me
And I will change everything, you want me to be
I'll say yes, I'll undress, I've done more for less
Now I'll change everything, whhhhoa yeah.
What you want, what you need, has been killing me.
Trying to be everything (I'll make this perfect again) that you want me to be.
I'll say yes, I'll undress, I've done more for less
Now I'll change everything, I'll make this perfect again.



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    UnregisteredAug 24, 2012 at 6:53 am
    He wants everything to be perfect in their relationship :) and he will fight and do anything and become her prince charming
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 19, 2012 at 9:16 pm
    I think this song is about a girlfriend (maybe boyfriend) saying that she'll do anything ("i'll say yes/i'll undress") to change their relationship into the perfect one that it used to be, instead of the one they have right now, (which is her collapsing under his expectations) because she loves him that much.
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 1:57 am
    I think perfect is pretty much trying to be this perfect person everyone expects you to be. Even though it's impossible he's willing to do everything to make this person happy.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 8, 2012 at 8:38 pm
    I think perfect is about, a guy trying to get a girl. But he can't get her so he's saying that he'll do anything to be with her.
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    UnregisteredJun 25, 2012 at 7:19 am
    I think whoever the song is about ended the relationship, and the songwriter really wants him/her back so he/she will do anything and everything he/she can to do so..

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