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OneRepublic – Apologize lyrics

I'm holding on your rope
Got me ten feet off the ground

And I'm hearing 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

That it's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late
Too late, oh

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 nothing new, yeah yeah

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, whoa whoa

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

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

I'm holding on your rope
Got me ten feet off the ground

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  • x
    Can compleatly relate to this song. A couple days ago my ex bf got really mad at me for nothing, and he said some really hurtful things to me, and told me I was a mistake and that he hated me. I was dumb struck. And my friends helped me get through it. And now he is telling me how sorry he is, and how he didn't really mean those things. And I am telling him it's too late. He managed to break my heart and we weren't even dating. I am tired of him. And he needs to stop treating people badly.
  • b
    Xoxohedleylover. The exact same thing happened to me. He used to be my boyfriend. We dated for 3 and a Hal months before he decided he couldn't do it. He was really rude and shut me out and basically said the things yours said to you. Eventually, we became friends sorta again. Well, I lost him 2 days ago. He said he had nobody and I reminded him he had me and he started cussing me out and told me I could have the final word, but it had to be night or bye. Bye meant goodbye forever and I wasn't to look back. After all the hurt he has caused me, I chose bye. I'm not letting him back in this time. I'm not going to look back. It's too late for him to apologize.
  • xoxtatigirlxox
    This song is soo sad that it makes think back on all the times that you or the other person played around with your head and you think to yourself "How did this go on and I not realize what that One felt about me why and how was I blinded?" well that really gets you thinking and then you hit then the cloud you were once floating on disappears and you fall down, down, down. Until you hit the ground and come back to reality.
  • u
    This song is amazing. I broke up with my ex on labor day 2011. He was in florida and I knew that he was cheating on me. He got to where he would try to control me even though he wasn't here. I broke it off and for the next few days he tried everyway in the world to apoligize and I told him that it was too late for that. Now I am married to the greatest man in the world and I could not be happier.
  • HelenaDreadskull39
    I love this song and it describes how quite suddenly a true and pure love ended. Sort of like what happened to me and a guy that I truly loved with all my heart. But then he went n cut me down by getting with an ex gf of his.
    I wanna shout out to Bearose: don't worry and just keep your head up. I think it is absolutely beautiful that your love for him is still strong. Never lose hope and just kno there are people in this world that will be more than willing to listen if you have something you wanna talk about including me.

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