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Walk Off The Earth – Somebody That I Used To Know lyrics

Now and then I think of when we were together
Like when you said you felt so happy you could die
I told myself that you were right for me
But felt so lonely in your company
But that was love and it's an ache I still remember

You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness
Like resignation to the end
Always the end
So when we found that we could not make sense
Well you said that we would still be friends
But I'll admit that I was glad that it was over

But you didn't have to cut me off
Make out like it never happened
And that we were nothing
And I don't even need your love
But you treat me like a stranger
And that feels so rough
No you didn't have to stoop so low
Have your friends collect your records
And then change your number
I guess that I don't need that though
Now you're just somebody that I used to know
Now you're just somebody that I used to know
Now you're just somebody that I used to know

Now and then I think of all the times you screwed me over
But had me believing it was always something that I'd done
But I don't wanna live that way
Reading into every word you say
You said that you could let it go
And I wouldn't catch you hung up on somebody that you used to know

But you didn't have to cut me off
Make out like it never happened
And that we were nothing
And I don't even need your love
But you treat me like a stranger
And that feels so rough
No you didn't have to stoop so low
Have your friends collect your records
And then change your number
I guess that I don't need that though
Now you're just somebody that I used to know

Somebody
I used to know
Now you're just somebody that I used to know
Somebody
I used to know
Now you're just somebody that I used to know
I used to know
That I used to know
I used to know
Somebody



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    In the first set of lyrics (beginning with the line "now and then i think of when we used to be together"), the man claims that he both felt love for a woman and felt emptiness inside himself at the same time, and that he felt free and relieved of the pressures of dating when they broke up.
    He then adds in the chorus that he felt she treated him like an asset, something she didn't need to be happy.
    In the next set of lyrics ("now and then i think of all the times you screwed me over"), however, the woman puts her side of the relationship in, claiming that she left because she felt the man was trying to gain authority over her and that he lied to her when he said he was okay with breaking up and then lamented over the break-up.
    The two have different views of the breakup, and they've agreed to not talk about it and continue on with their lives.
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    I feel its the well put truth, a break up is never mutual. The girl is in love with the boy but she tolorates things till she is fed up and then breaks up. Although she says that they be friends, she is reminded only of the bad times and she changes her contact details so the boy can't get in touch. As expected the boy who is shown to be ever so dominating can't handle this.
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