New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

The stubborn love of a woman
Cost me the brother love of a man
What I got is a lover
And what I lost is a friend
Which of these would follow me
Until my dying day
I can't say
I can't say
No, I can't say

Well another time and another place
My hand would be across your face
But I can only bring myself to cry
So this is how our story ends
Betrayed by two of my best friends
Well I can think of kinder ways to die

Now I was standing on a pew
Just clapping for the bride and groom
And you had gone to meet him at a bar
When I heard your message on my phone
I ran outside into the snow
I wept for you, I leapt into my car

The stubborn love of a woman
Cost me the brother love of a man
What I got is a lover
And what I lost is a friend
Which of these would follow me
Until my dying day
I can't say
I can't say
No, I can't say

My hands tremble and shake
My head is swollen with ache
Let's see how much hurt my soul can take, yeah

Well I yelled at him and he yelled at me
And he said "Good luck" and I said "We'll see"
And I stormed off and there our friendship went
And I got her back but I could've cried
When I was laying by her side
Looking at the roses that he sent

The stubborn love of a woman
Cost me the brother love of a man
What I got is a lover
And what I lost is a friend
Which of these would follow me
Until my dying day
I can't say
I can't say
No, I can't say

I can't say
I can't say
No, I can't say

Well my story has a moral too:
"Damned if I don't, damned if I do"
Well stubborn love has bested me again



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/m/mercutio/stubborn_love.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×