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Selena Gomez – The Heart Wants What It Wants lyrics

[Verse]
You got me sipping on something
I can't compare to nothing
I've ever known, I'm hoping
That after this fever I'll survive
I know I'm acting a bit crazy
Strung out, a little bit hazy

Hand over heart, I'm praying
That I'm gonna make it out alive


[Chorus]
The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call

And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might be right but I don't care

There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants


[Verse 2]
You got me scattered in pieces
Shining like stars and screaming
Lighting me up like Venus
But then you disappear and make me wait

And every second's like torture
Hell over trip, no more so
Finding a way to let go
Baby, baby no I can't escape


[Chorus]
The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all

Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might be right but I don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants


[Bridge]
This is a modern fairy-tale
No happy endings
No wind in our sails
But I can't imagine a life without
Breathless moments
Breaking me down


[Chorus]
The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might be right but I don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants


The heart wants what it wants, baby
It wants what it wants baby
It wants what it wants
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  • u
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    Justin Bieber is a what for letting Selena go come on man Selena is bae like you can hear in the intro she got so open and vulnerable to her listeners like who in the world can take those painful thoughts she had in her and make such a beautiful(just like her) song. It takes really a lot to gather whatever strength you have left after a breakup made worse by the fact that your partner cheated on you. Even if he didn't, the paparazzi did a good job applying the fact that she got back with him only to be hurt and quote 'something so stupid" So yeah this song is basically all about that biebs. Although the motive of the song is unknown(either she's over him or he's willing to take him back), fans should just appreciate the more emotional side of Selena. I mean come on she's not JUST JB's side bae she deserves to be someone elses real bae who can treat her right(in a non sexual way of course). Despite all that I wish Selena all the best and despite how cute they look together I can't bear to see Sel suffer like that so please JB until you grow up(not physically i meant be mature) don't get back together. Please. Selena deserves a break from all this drama mama.
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  • c
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    Chrysa
    This song does ring a bell to me. There are some part of relationship that I discovered darker that what I've imagined before. It's true that there is no happy ending but it seems hard to adhere to what my mind told me to do. I let my heart fool my mind; and it's really no point of being in such awful relationship. People who are in love will push boundaries; beyond limit to get what they want and protect their hearts. I did.
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  • u
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    I think this is a very beautiful song Selena has put it all out there like you can tell she is going through alot by her performance at the ama's. She is a beautiful girl that deserves better than Justin.(don't get me wrong I love him) but his actions lately have been terrible. Cheating on her? Getting arrested? Like really. This song is very meaningful to her! It takes alot of courage and strength to perform or even right this song. And in my opinion she can do so much better, she is very strong but also willing meaning, when she starts to like someone she will go all in & give 100 % not knowing what she is getting into until she is hurt but in my opinion I love her & Justin & they love each other but just because you love some one doesn't mean its meant to be.
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    This is a great song and I am sure many and I must stress many people can relate to. There has been a time in one's life that has to go through such a heartache and deep down we know it won't work, there is no future but what keeps us there is the heart. As Selena says the heart wants what it wants. But in our minds we know its wrong. It's a matter of choosing. My heart wants this love but he keeps hurting me. Or choose what your mind says. This is not or ever will work out give it up. It's hard its life but we all see we deserve the best and if your getting hurt by this person then it is not true love.
    Selena. You deserve better! Drop Justin he is only hurting you more and more as the time goes by. Don't waste your tears and time on someone like him. Trust me I've been there.
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  • id_353484
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    Allie Hanichak
    I love this song, she loves a guy SO much, no matter how many times he screws up, he comes back and he apologizes and he makes her feel wonderful. Its like in that one cartoon where a man was standing on a rug, and it was all of a sudden pulled out from underneath him. He gives her the world, then shatters it into a million different pieces, just to go and pick it up again.
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