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Robert Pattinson – I Was Broken lyrics

I was alone
I was tired but now I'm bound
My head is off the ground
For a long time I was so weary
Tired of the sound, I've heard before
Knowing of the nights I'm out the door
Haunted by the things I've made
Stuck between the burning light and the dusty shade

Said I used to think the past was dead and gone
But I was wrong, so wrong
Whatever makes you blind must make you strong, make you strong
In my time I've melted into many forms
From the day that I was born, I know that there is no place to hide
Stuck between the burning shade and the fading light

I was broken for a long time
But it's over now
Said I was broken for a long time
But it's over now

Yes and you,
Yeah well you walk these lonely streets that people send, people send
There are some wounds that just can't mend
And I do pretend
Now I'm free from all the things that take my friends
And I will stand here till the end
Now I know I can take the moon
Stuck between the burning shade and the faded light
I was broken for a long time
But it's over now, it's over now
Mm it's over now, now, now
It's over now, it's over now.
It's over now, now

Said I was broken for a long time
But it's over, but it's over
But it's over, but it's over
But it's over, but it's over
But it's over now, now, now, now
But it's over, love is over
But it's over now
But it's over, love is over
But it's over now, now, now
I was broken for a long time now
But it's over, but it's over now yeah
Over now, it's all over, it's over now.

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  • u
    In my own personal opinion, Rob's version made me more emotional because he went all out. I feel like it has many different meanings, but for me I think it's about struggling with something in your life that breaks you down completely. You try over and over again, but it knocks you down each time. In the end, you find the strength you lost before and you pick yourself up.
  • u
    I think this song can be about any type of loss and your ability to recover from it. Wether it a lost love, personal trageties, mourning death. The meaning is still the same. So I say take what you want from the song. Apply it to your life and let it help you get through whatever you need it to if you use music to help you do that. I know I do!
  • u
    We know he didn't write he even says the song was wrote by marcus foster but I believe he did a beautiful job singing this song you can feel his passion when he sing it sounds like he finally free from whatever had him broken I love this song it means a lot to me so big up to marcus foster who wrote it and song it but also big up to robert pattinson for his version which caught my ear in the first places you both did a wonderful job!
  • t
    I think rob is sounds like an angel falling from heavan, he is so gifted, looks, sings, acts, writes, some people are just born with a "no fail" gift, if one fails the other will pick him back up. Wow, Mesmorizing. I love all of his musec that I have heard. Love ya rob. Keep your head up, you have a great heart, youll find your way baby, you have a good heart, and a beautiful soul, if your music is really from your heart, I knw youll be fine.
  • u
    He went through a heart break that made him feel bleak. He was mourning the lost of someone and he didn't know how to pick up the pieces. Finally, he realized that life goes on and he was able to move on. Basically whether a bad break up or death sometimes it's hard for us to come back from it because we have to take the time to mourn the lost of that person from our lives. Heart breaks don't last always you will be happy again. It is a beautiful song the words move me. I would love to hear it sung seriously!

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