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Paramore – Decode lyrics

How can I decide what's right
When you're clouding up my mind?
I can't win your losing fight
All the time.

Not gonna ever own what's mine
When you're always taking sides
But you won't take away my pride.
No, not this time...
Not this time...

How did we get here?
When I used to know you so well.
But how did we get here?
Well, I think I know.

The truth is hiding in your eyes
And it's hanging on your tongue.
Just boiling in my blood.
But you think that I can't see
What kind of man that you are,
If you're a man at all.
Well, I will figure this one out
On my own.
(I'm screaming, "I love you so.")
On my own.
(My thoughts you can't decode)

How did we get here?
When I used to know you so well, yeah.
But how did we get here?
Well, I think I know.

Do you see what we've done?
We've gone and made such fools
Of ourselves.
Do you see what we've done?
We've gone and made such fools
Of ourselves.

Yeah. Yeah.

How did we get here?
When I used to know you so well, yeah, yeah.
How did we get here?
When I used to know you so well.
I think I know.
I think I know.

There is something I see in you.
It might kill me.
I want it to be true.

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  • RedRiot
    RedRiotNov 4, 2009 at 3:12 am
    I kinda think this song was ment for new moon. Because in twilight there was no problem with their love to ask "how did we get here?" but in new moon when he leves her she's gotta be asking herself "how did we get here?" the only twiligty bits are: "What kind of man that you are - if you're a man at all" & "There is something i see in you it might kill me i want it to be ture" otherwise I'd say this song belongs in new moon.
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    hot4edwardJul 5, 2009 at 8:17 pm
    Ok, so I absolutely love this song but it makes no sence to me in a way- it's like she's speaking to Edward but it would make more sense in the first of New Moon when he leaves her in the forest as far as she thought she knew him and how they got there, the not reading her mind makes sense but not the making fools of theirselfs? Don't get it. It would've been better in New Moon, it's a shame Paramore didn't want to do anything in New Moon.
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    HazelDountLovesBulletMar 8, 2009 at 10:47 pm
    I love this song! And paramore is an amazing band! Well, amazing is the best I can say bbecause I can't seem to find a more fitting adjective.
    But, even though this song is in Twilight, I think it kind of fits Midnight Sun, too. "How can I decide what's right when you're clouding up my mind?". Edward knows that it would be wrong to be with Bella, and he knows that if they are together, she will die. But even then, he's already in love with her (and she hardly knows him) and he can't seem to stay away. And he always thinks he knows so much about her from trying to observe, but he's always wrong.
    *I love twilight and I think stephanie meyer is a complete genius, but I honestly think the movie could have gone better with anyone other that Robert Pattinson. And there were a few bloopers in it, like the fact that you could see that he was wearing contacts, or that rosalie was wearing gloves.*
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    xTwilightMar 1, 2009 at 2:10 am
    Woah, this song is incredible and I agree with claire3000. I love Twilight but I also adore Paramore. This song has more to it than just Twilight.
    I think the meaning of the song is; knowing someone to the fullest then somehow, you just don't know them at all. It's about love that someone could kill for.
    How can I decide what's right, when you're clouding up my mind;
    This part is relating to when Edward tells Bella to stay away from him but she can't decide if it's right to do it or not because all that's on her mind is Edward.
    My thoughts you can't decode means that Edward can't read Bella's thoughts.
  • manager022
    manager022Feb 28, 2009 at 3:12 am
    My meaning to this song is your trying to think about something but this someone keeps on slipping into your mind and you can't really think straight. It's also about knowing someone very well and then suddenly not knowing them at all. " There is something I see in you.It might kill me.I want it to be true." means that there is something about you that can kill me or hurt me and you don't care as long as it is true. I also totally agree with Claire3000 100%.

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