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OneRepublic – Burning Bridges lyrics

You and I were meant to be
Ain't no doubt about it
No need to hide that sort of thing
Now aim for something better
Ain't nothing better worth imagining

But I, I keep on running
I’m building bridges that I know you never wanted

Look for my heart
You stole it away
Now on every single road that I could take, listen

[Chorus:]
I want you to burn my bridges down (down), I said
I want you to burn my bridges down (down, down)
Set me on Fire!
You set me
Set me on Fire!
You can burn my bridges down

Send this out to sea
Send it where you wanted
You can take your note for note and not at all
There’s no filling up your spaces with fictionary places
Imaginary faces, they don’t work at all

I, I keep on running
I’m building bridges that I know you never wanted
Look for my heart
You stole it away
Now on every single road that I could take, listen

[Chorus:]
I want you to burn my bridges down (down), I said
I want you to burn my bridges down (down, down)
Set me on Fire!
You set me
Set me on Fire!
Will you burn my bridges down

I want you to burn my bridges down (down)
I want you to burn my bridges down, yeah

Set me on Fire!
You set me
Set me on Fire!
Set me on fire
I want you to burn my bridges down (down), I said
I want you to burn my bridges down (down, down)
Set me on fire
Set me on fire



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    The song is basically about how you are afraid of commitment and find it hard to trust people so you build the distance between you and someone else but you know that you are meant to be together and you just want them to help you and stop you from running away from them. It could also mean that you have found someone you are meant to be with but you keep on running away from the fear of being broken after the relationship is over so you rather run away than commit to them so you won't get hurt. This is actually my favourite song from one republic and i am the same as the person running away. The last interpretation could be that he is scared that if he commits and then finds someone better so he rather run away and risk the idea of being happy because he is hoping for something better but than he realises that there isn't so he wants their partner to "burn my bridges down" because he or she has regretted what they have done and realised how valuable it was and now you want to go back and start over because you just realised how important it was for you to be with that person!!

    well this is just my interpretation. Sorry its so long.
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