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I'm staring at the glass in front of me,
Is it half empty or I've ruined all you've given me?
I know I've been selfish,
I know I've been foolish,
But look through that
And you will see,

I'll do better, I know,
Baby, I can do better.

If you leave me tonight, I'll wake up alone,
Don't tell me I will make it on my own,
Don't leave me tonight,
This heart of stone will sing till it dies
If you leave me tonight.

Sometimes I stare at you while you are sleeping,
I listen to your breathing,
Amazed how I somehow managed to
Sweep you off to your feet girl,
Your perfect little feet girl
I took for granted what you do.

But I'll do better, I know
Baby, I can do better.

If you leave me tonight, I'll wake up alone,
Don't tell me I will make it on my own,
Don't leave me tonight,
This heart of stone will sing till it dies
If you leave me tonight.

And don't you know my heart is pumpin', oh,
It's putting up the fight,
And I've got this feeling,
That everything's alright,
And don't you see,
I'm not the only one for you
But you're the only one for me.

If you leave me tonight,
I'll wake up alone,

(Stay) If you leave me tonight,
(Close) I'll wake up alone,
(Don't) don't tell me I will
(Go) make it on my own,
(Stay) don't leave me tonight,
(Close) this heart of stone
(Don't) will sing till it dies
(Go) if you leave me tonight.
Don't leave me tonight



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    brigmahfJun 15, 2008 at 7:33 pm
    I think this song is about someone who has made some mistakes, maybe got in an argument, but wants to show his girl that she means the world to him, and that he won't make it without her
    'If you leave me tonight, I'll wake up alone,
    Don't tell me I will make it on my own'
    and he wants to try and make changes and be a better person.
    The song is self explainatory but I just felt lik putting it down cuz I love this song :)
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    UnregisteredMar 13, 2012 at 6:21 pm
    The girl always gave him what she thought he deserved.. He never thought of her as much as the one before until she threatened to leave and he cried.. Pleaded for her not to leave. She stayed, gave him one last chance and it's over now with no regret. True story. Once taken for granted always taken for granted.
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    UnregisteredFeb 17, 2012 at 12:04 pm
    This song means more than love.. A man could ever give to the woman he loves.. Gosh... Sometimes second chance is not mending what is broken but giving your self an opportunity to give away what is better... This song rock my world!!! I remember him na naman*facepalm*
    ^_^
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    gurl1017Mar 15, 2010 at 7:47 pm
    I think this song is about a guy madly inlove with a girl
    But the guy took the girl for granted at first and when the girl left, the guy realized how he truly loves her and was saying, "I can do better." It means he wanted a second chance with the girl.
    And the guy is saying in, "Don't tell me I can make it on my own," the guy can't go on with out the girl even though the girl said he can.
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    brOkEn_stRinGFeb 6, 2010 at 3:42 am
    i think this song is reffering to S*X... prang nbitin ang bbae kya xa ngagalit tpos ang guy humihingi ng sorry "baby i can do better"...

    mpapatunayan ang opinion ko sa second verse... intindihin nyo... hehehe ^^ open ur mind and b enlightened by its true meaning... weee!!! peace s mga ma-ooffend... pro ganda ng song... hehehe...

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