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In a way, I need a change
From this burnout scene
Another time, another town
Another everything
But it's always back to you

Stumble out, in the night
From the pouring rain
Made the block, sat and thought
There's more I need
It's always back to you

But I'm good without ya
Yeah, I'm good without you
Yeah, yeah, yeah

How many times can I break till I shatter?
Over the line can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
Give me a break let me make my own pattern
All that it takes is some time but I'm shattered
I always turn the car around

I had no idea that the night
Would take so damn long
Took it out, on the street
While the rain still falls
Push me back to you

But I'm good without ya
Yeah, I'm good without you
Yeah, yeah, yeah

How many times can I break till I shatter?
Over the line can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
Give me a break let me make my own pattern
All that it takes is some time but I'm shattered
I always turn the car around

Give it up, give it up, baby
Give it up, give it up, now
Now

How many times can I break till I shatter?
Over the line can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
All that I feel is the realness I'm faking
Taking my time but it's time that I'm wasting
Always turn the car around

How many times can I break till I shatter?
Over the line can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around

Don't wanna turn that car around
I gotta turn this thing around



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    on_the_rocksAug 20, 2008 at 1:33 am
    When you have loved someone or been with someone for so long they become part of your life. When that person is gone, you know you are better off but its hard to go on with the empty space. You know you are better off and need a change, but you just cant get away from that one person. They can hurt you over and over again and your head keeps telling you to run away and dont go back, you try to move on. But no matter how much they hurt you, your heart always stops you in the middle of the road, and you turn the car around.
  • g
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    GA211Sep 17, 2008 at 4:11 pm
    In my opinion this song means that the guy was in a long relationship that had a lot of substance and passion. However, his girlfriend kept doing things to hurt him, thus he totally felt "shattered" every time she hurt him. She did something to hurt him, and he tried to leave, but he turned around to go back to her because of his feelings for her. But he kept getting hurt, thus he can't keep turning the car around and going back to her. Thus he's good without her. That's why he does not want to turn the car around, he's got to turn the ("this thing")situation around.
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    bocajAug 23, 2008 at 6:48 am
    This person (guy or girl) is trying to get the courage to leave their partner. But each time they leave, they immediately get home sick and want to go back to the other person. I think many people are caught up with the struggle of "am i good enough to find someone else" or is it safe and easy to back to the person that i have already invested time with. Good song.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 10:18 pm
    For me, its the journey my husband took before he realized i was the one for him. I loved him from the moment i met him and was always there for him. He lived a reckless life when we met. Deep down, he wanted to be with me, but the lifestyle he was leading wouldn't allow him. He tried to push me away, but our paths continually kept going back to each other. We had a love that was stronger than anything. He tried to deny it, protect me, keep me away, but in the end, he couldn't stay away. He changed his lifestyle and got out of the shady things he was involved in. He found me again, we got married, have two kids, and a wonderful life together now
  • lifeistoshort
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    lifeistoshortDec 10, 2008 at 4:36 am
    this osng reminds me of something i have experianced when this guy contnually jurt my in soo many ways but for some reason i kept going back. Finnally i just realized he wasnt worth it and i was being dumb and giving out chanes he didn't deseve. But it was really hard to stop forrgiving him!! so i get where hes coming from!!!

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