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I'm holding on your rope,
Got me ten feet off the ground
I'm hearin what you say but I just can't make a sound
You tell me that you need me
Then you go and cut me down, but wait
You tell me that you're sorry
Didn't think I'd turn around, and say...

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late

I'd take another chance, take a fall
Take a shot for you
And I need you like a heart needs a beat
But it's nothin new
I loved you with a fire red-
Now it's turning blue, and you say...
"Sorry" like the angel heaven let me think was you
But I'm afraid...

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late

Bridge (guitar/piano)

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late
It's too late to apologize, yeah
I said it's too late to apologize, yeah-
I'm holdin on your rope, got me ten feet off the ground...



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    justmylifeAug 23, 2008 at 1:59 pm
    I love this song it has such a strong meaning. It shows that somethimes when you mess up,. Sorry isn't good enough. You may love someone but by doing whatever you did, you may have hurt this person really badly. You may have even gotten into a fight, but by now they may be more than 1000 miles away. You may not even know where they are. It may be hard, but hey. Maybe it wasnt ment to be? Somethings are better left unsaid.
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    UnregisteredMay 1, 2012 at 10:27 pm
    It's a meaningful word for me. It's when somebody thinks of you in a need. It's when you feel weak and you can't say more just one word that's express your need. But to be honest I respect this word but I don't like to hear it. I feel horribal. Its touchs me so deep so I prefer to act like your sorry but just don't say it to me. I think that's my opinion "personal view". Thanks.
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    UnregisteredJan 6, 2012 at 2:58 am
    Apologize is about when you love someone and they don't really love you back, like if youre in a relationship but you don't see each other for a while and then they distantly break up with you and want you back a few months later. You still love them, and you'll never tell them, but you know you need to get away from them you know: it wont end well. They also keep saying things or doing things, and apologize but don't try to fix anything like they say they will.
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    UnregisteredDec 28, 2011 at 11:45 am
    D song apologise to me by his grace reminds me of how deep the father's love can be and how wide his arms can go open to recieve us. His kind of love is obsessive, he loves us more than we love ourselves and with him 'it's neva too late to say I'm sorry, even wn it's nt ur 1st tm' I can hear him say to you 'come home it's never too late to apologise' he's neva tired of ur sorries.
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    UnregisteredNov 24, 2011 at 11:29 am
    Many people get into a relationships to fulfill their need to have some partner. Ya, there may be true love at first but after a certain time relationship impairs. We try to make up things, we give chances, take chances, atlast apologise too to make up all things fair, cause there may be a space in ones heart for another but its just too late to apologise and things end up coz its too late to apologise.

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