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Adele – I Found A Boy lyrics

I thought I told you, he'd be home soon
Couldn't help myself, you're too good to be true.
I fall short each time,
Every time he ain't here,
You and your charm creep closer, closer in here,
Like a fool for fire I fall, with my pride and all.
Like a bomb before explosion,
Ticking by your call.
You're the wise one, disguised from greed,
But I'm just a child who belongs on her knees.

But I found a boy who I love more,
Than I ever did you before,
So stand beside the river I cried,
And let yourself down!
Look how you want me now that I don't need you.

So, you thought that I'd would crumble to my knees
At the first sight of you, crawling back to me
To whisper "will you leave your man?"
Cause you swear that this time you can stand by me.
I won't stand by you.

Cause I found a boy who I love more,
Than I ever did you before,
So stand beside the river I cried
And let yourself down!
Look how you want me now that I don't need you.

I ain't yours for no taking,
You must be mistaken
I could never look in your eyes, and settle for wrong
And ignore the right

Well I found a boy who loves me more,
Than you ever did before.
So stand beside the river you cry
And let yourself down!
Look how you want me now that I don't need you.

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    This song is about resolving the chaos you feel when someone you can't help still having old feelings for comes back into your life while you've tried to move on and are in a better relationship - it's about realizing and remembering what's bad about that person that hurt you and what good about that person that loves you, regardless of any what ifs you have or any regrets you might have. It's about finding the strength to finally move on from that guy from before who didn't stand by you and who thinks they can still have you. It's about appreciating real love and commitment.
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    Loving someone who does not feel the same way, then realising this- they meant something to you but you mean nothing to them. A part, not a part you still love them with all your heart but it won't be good for you. Temptation of being with someone and comfortable sometimes better than being alone. Let the past stay where it is. They left when you wanted them the most. Now you over the bump, you don't need them.
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    This song to me is about the first guy she was with that is now her ex and she found a new guy but some reason she wants to fall for her ex still in let him back in but she finally realize that he is not worth her or her love & she doesn't need him and she realize that she have found someone better that extraly love her &' she love him to soo back off jerk off. . I
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    Boy have I been here.
    To me this song is about the very strong connection and chemistry that doesn't just disappear between you and your ex once you've broken up.  
    finally when she begins to move forward and stop being hung up on him, he comes back to her and like a fool she let's herself be taken over by the history, comfort and familiarity of the old relationship. Â
    When he asks her to leave her new man because he swears that he can now stand by her she realizes it's just like every other time.
    He hasn't changed ad he won't really stand by her. That's when she says no way! I won't stand by you. I found someone who loves me more than you ever have or will and I won't allow myself to be manipulated by you again. Â
    A very powerful and relatable song. Adele has succeeded in making a very heartfelt and beautiful song once more. Well done! X
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    My name is mr luis bright, I live in mexico, and I'm happily married with a lovely wife and three children. I had a very big problem with my wife few months ago, to the extent that she even packed her things away from me and my kids for almost 5 months, and I tried all my possible best and effort to bring her back, but all to no avail. I discussed it with a very good friend of mine, and he gave me an advi.
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