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Maroon 5 – Payphone lyrics

I'm at a payphone trying to call home
All of my change I spent on you
Where have the times gone?
Baby it's all wrong
Where are the plans we made for two
?

No, I, I know it's hard to remember
The people we used to be
It's even harder to picture
That you're not here next to me
You say it's too late to make it
But is it too late to try?
And in our time that you wasted
All of our bridges burned down


Youve wasted my life
You turned out the lights
Now I'm paralyzed
Still stuck in that time when we called it love
But even the sun sets in paradise


I'm at a pay phone trying to call home
All of my change I spent on you
Where have the times gone?
Baby it's all wrong
Where are the plans we made for two?

If happy ever after did exist
I would still be holding you like this
All those fairytales are full of shit

One more fuckin' love song I'll be sick

You turn your back on tomorrow
'Cause you forgot yesterday
I gave you my love to borrow
But you just gave it away
You can't expect me to be fine
I don't expect you to care
I know I've said it before
But all of our bridges burned down

I've wasted my nights
You turned out the lights
Now I'm paralyzed
Still stuck in that time when we called it love
But even the Sun sets in paradise

I'm at a payphone trying to call home
All of my change I spent on you
Where have the times gone?
Baby it's all wrong
Where are the plans we made for two?

If happy ever after did exist
I would still be holding you like this
And all those fairytales are full of shit
One more fuckin' love song I'll be sick

Now I'm at a payphone

[Wiz Khalifa]
Man, fuck that shit!
I'll be out spending all this money while you're sittin' round
Wondering why it wasn't you who came up from nothing
Made it from the botton
Now when you see me I'm stuning

And all of my cars start with a push of a button
Telling me I changed since I blew up or whatever you call it
Switched the number to my phone
So you never could call it
Don't need my name, on my shirt
You can tell it I'm ballin'

Swish, what a shame coulda got picked
Had a really good game but you missed your last shot
So you talk about who you see at the top
Or what you could've saw
But sad to say it's over for her
Phantom roll up valet open doors
Wish I'd go away, got what you was looking for
Now it's me who they want
So you can go take that little piece of shit with you

I'm at a payphone trying to call home
All of my change I spent on you
Where have the times gone?
Baby it's all wrong
Where are the plans we made for two?

If happy ever after did exist
I would still be holding you like this
And all those fairytales are full of shit
One more fuckin' love song I'll be sick

I'm at a payphone!



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    JSanchezfan101Jun 6, 2012 at 10:38 am
    This song is trying to convey the message that no matter how hard he tried to make this relationship work, it failed because his girl didn't care about him. He's at a payphone trying to remember the good times he had in the relationship but as it has gotten worse and worse he gets increasingly frustrated. He can never reach her on the payphone because he can't remember the good times, only the bad.
    Despite being miserable, he can't seem to end the relationship because he still loves her in little ways and he's afraid of being alone.
    He wishes to be back in the past when the relationship was good and he was happy, but he knows this will never happen.
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 2:09 pm
    In the first verse he says "im at a payphone trying to call home, all of my change i spent on you" he's say he's trying to find himself. He's saying he has changed. "change i spent on you," meaning he changed for her. "trying to call home," he's insinuating that he's lost without her. By plainly saying that he can't call home because he spent all of his change on her is a very poetic, wonderfully creative way of saying this. I absolutely love this song, not necessarily for its sound but it's poetic depth. I could spend hours interpreting his lyrics but I only have 5 mins.
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    UnregisteredDec 12, 2013 at 4:37 am
    I was married for 24 yrs, and my ex may as well have written that song. He wrote the lyrics to me in a letter tonight. I think that it's a very sad guy who is realizing too late the mistakes he made and he is disparate to go back and change things. Now he thinks he has changed for the better, but it's too late. The rap is his coping. He wants to believe he is better off without her, but his heart is broken. So is mine!
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    UnregisteredJul 15, 2012 at 10:15 pm
    My meaning to this is that people chase after others way too much its okay to be a dream chaser but when it comes to people you can wiat a whole lifetime for that person to respond and if you get too consumed in that person your life passes you by and things can happen so quickly you don't realize what your doing or when somethings being done to you be persistent and know who your frineds are cause in the end you should be able to let them come to you and be able to rely on them not the other way around 100%.
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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 9:06 am
    The guy is trying to get back his old life (home). He is trying hard, he is spending every energy to find his old life. But he has wasted his chances and now he is paralysied but even paradise seems to ignore his effort. Wiz is here like the bad guy, he reminds him that he came nothing to something. He declare that he is at the very top he his under mind control. But because of him wiz too is in struggle so he says in anger.

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