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So this is how it goes, well I
I would have never known, and if it ends today,
Well I'll still say that you shine brighter than anyone

Now I think we're taking this too far, don't you know
That it's not this hard, well it's not this hard

But you take what's yours and I take mine, must we go there
Please not this time, no not this time

Well this is not your fault, but if I'm without you, then I will feel so small
And if you have to go, well always know that you shine brighter than anyone does

Now I think we're taking this too far, don't you know
That it's not this hard, well it's not this hard

But if you take what's yours and I take mine, must we go there
Please not this time, no not this time

If you run away now, will you come back around
And if you ran away, I'd still wave goodbye watching you shine bright

Now I think we're taking this too far, don't you know
That it's not this hard, well it's not this hard

But you take what yours and I'll take mine, must we go there

Please not this time, no not this time

I'll wave goodbye watching you shine bright (you shine bright)
I'll wave goodbye tonight (you shine bright)



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  • Orianaaaa-
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    Orianaaaa-Jan 31, 2009 at 8:04 pm
    I think that this song is about, a relationship coming to a close. She doesnt really want it to end, but shes accepting it. She wants it to be easy and them to leave on a good note.

    But she will always have him in her heart, and she knows that deep down that he is special- that he shines brightest. And she want him to know that too.

    I really realllyyy love this song. Paramore-ROCKKK :D
  • a
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    AdeenDec 10, 2008 at 12:19 am
    that or a girl and a guy are in a relationship, and she can see that it's going to end. like the guy left on a mission or something, and she has lost that feeling for him. but even when he started to leave her and like someone else, she held onto him. and now she doesn't like him anymore, and she just wants everything to end as easily as possible.
  • blob4ever
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    blob4everSep 11, 2008 at 10:01 pm
    Love this song...It's not the best by Paramore, but definitely up there i the top 3 (at least in my opinion.)
  • Cobaltshadow
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    CobaltshadowMar 25, 2009 at 12:10 pm
    i think this could be about someone who died, because in the insert of the CD it has a dedication to someone who died at like 16 years old, and it said "you shine brighter than anyone" as the dedication. but, its probably also about ending a relationship, so it has a double meaning.
  • m
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    mckulit_raichuSep 11, 2008 at 10:46 pm
    i agree that this song is good but yah... it's not one of the best because there are more tracks that's a lot better than this like, hallellujah, that's what you get, pressure, misery business, and a lot more

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