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No sir, well I don't wanna be the blame, not anymore.
It's your turn, to take a seat while we're settling the final score
.
And why do we like to hurt, so much?

I can't decide
You have made it harder just to go on
And why?
All the possibilities...
Well I was wrong

That's what you get when you let your heart win. Whoa!
That's what you get when you let your heart win. Whoa...
I drowned out all my sense with the sound of it's beating.
And that's what you get when you let your heart win. Whoa.

I wonder, how am I supposed to feel when you're not here.
'Cause I burned every bridge I ever built when you were here.
I still try... Holding onto silly things, I never learn.
Oh why? All the possibilities. I'm sure you've heard.

That's what you get when you let your heart win. Whoa!
That's what you get when you let your heart win. Whoa...
I drowned out all my sense with the sound of it's beating.
And that's what you get when you let your heart win. Whoa.

Pain, make your way to me. (to me)
And I'll always be just so inviting.
If I ever start to think straight,
This heart will start a riot in me,
Let's start... Start, hey!

Why do we like to hurt so much?
Oh why do we like to hurt so much?

That's what you get when you let your heart win!
Whoa.

That's what you get when you let your heart win, whoa.
That's what you get when you let your heart win, whoa.

I can't trust myself with anything but this,
And that's what you get when you let your heart win, whoa.



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    twirlgirl5May 10, 2008 at 6:16 am
    Well I think this song is about a girl that really likes/loves a guy-whether he be a boyfriend or other-and things arent going right, and she keeps getting the blame, maybe blaming herself or hes blaming her. And when things sorta of hit rock bottom she asks herself "And why? all the possibilities" thinking they could have really had something. And she can't let go because she has let her feelings or heart win.
  • julie00
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    julie00Aug 21, 2008 at 4:55 am
    She followed her heart in a relationship and had tons of expectations but totally missed reality and was let down. She was with a jerk that made her hurt, blamed her for everything, and what not. For so me reason she was attracted to this pain that she was inflicting on herself by being in this relationship but couldn't let go for some reason,. She lost herself, got caught up in the relationship. I'm glad I'm not alone. . Sounds like what I just went thu. I love this song, I can totally relate. You let your heart make decisions and sometimes its wrong. You gotta follow your brain.
  • r
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    retroxdiscoJul 18, 2008 at 2:58 am
    My view:.
    I think it's trying to portray the feelings of when you know it's wrong to love someone, but you follow your heart anyways and you shut out all your common sense. And then in the end you get hurt, and you wonder why you couldn't have listened to your gut feeling in the first place. And I think the person's mad because they gave their ex so much power to hurt them, and in the end they regret that. And she realizes that even though she understands that he was a jerk she can't help but still loving him. And that's why she's mad because she's letting her heart win the battle over her mind. And she thinks that her heart always leads her in the wrong direction, and it tries to overtake her mind, and wins.
    I don't know, but it's just what comes close to my heart because I feel the same way at times.
  • o
    +6
    ohhlalaMay 12, 2008 at 2:11 pm
    Well I think this song is about a girl that really likes/loves a guy-whether he be a boyfriend or other-and things arent going right, and she keeps getting the blame, maybe blaming herself or hes blaming her. And when things sorta of hit rock bottom she asks herself "And why? all the possibilities" thinking they could have really had something. And she can't let go because she has let her feelings or heart win.
    Seriously, no one cares.
  • PrettyJAgirl143
    +5
    PrettyJAgirl143May 20, 2008 at 9:04 pm
    Mmk. Well I think the song is about a broken relationship between a boy and a girl. She was beating herself about the break-up but now she's tired of feeling bad for it so now she's telling him he can take the blame. She wants to put it on his shoulders now so he can feel what it feels like. Although they wanna forget about eachother and move on ("possibilities") they can't because their hearts and everlasting feelings for eachother won't let them. Trust me. I've been there.

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