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Katy Perry – Thinking Of You lyrics
Comparisons are easily done
Once you've had a taste of perfection
Like an
apple hanging from a tree
I picked the ripest one
I still got the seed

You said
move on
Where do I go
I guess second
best
Is all I will know

Cause when I'm with him
I am thinking of you
Thinking of you
What you would do if
You were the one
Who was spending the night
Oh I wish that I
Was looking into your eyes.

You're like an Indian summer
In the middle of a winter
Like a hard candy
With a surprise center
How do I get better
Once I've had the best
You said there's
Tons of fish in the water
So the water's I will test

He kissed my lips
I taste your mouth
He pulled me in
I was disgusted with myself

Cause when I'm with him
I am thinking of you
Thinking of you
What you would do if
You were the one
Who was spending the night
Oh I wish that I
Was looking into

You're the best
And yes I do regret
How I could let myself
Let you go
Now the lesson's learned
I touched it I was burned
Oh I think you should know

Cause when I'm with him
I am thinking of you
Thinking of you
What you would do if
You were the one
Who was spending the night
Oh I wish that I
Was looking into your eyes
Looking into your eyes
Looking into your eyes
Oh won't you walk through
And bust in the door
And take me away
Oh no more mistakes
Cause in your eyes I'd like to stay.
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    massiekins
    I hate being put to tears but this song is so good that I want to hear it even though it makes me tearup. It reminds me of my boyfriend of a year and about a month's premature death, he died in the airport parking lot coming to see me. It was going to be my christmas present. It reminds me of all his and my friends telling me to move on and putting me on dates when all I could do is think of him. I love you my loverboy, darren. R.I.P 12-22-08
    The saddest thing was that he was going to purpose to me on Christmas. Oh my I'm crying again.
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  • razfrog
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    razfrog
    I love it. I have the album 'One of The Boys' and all of the songs on the album are good. They all have lyrics that mean different things.
    Shes with a guy who she doesn't really want, and hes deeply in love with her. The guy she loves is in the army, but he dies and she realises how much she loved him. She regrets being with the other guy.
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    brittanydanielle2010
    Zoey I can relate to how you feel! Bless ur heart dear!
    This songs makes me thing of my first true love he went to the army and hes now with someone else and so am I but we still write and talk on the phone. Hes gf cheated on him and it makes me so sad but he doesn't know how to leave her. He tells me maybe one day we'll get back together when the time is right and iam out of school. I just hurts sometimes and this song is the perfect explanation of my life and how I truely feel about everything. I love him some much and I hope his life in the army is long and safe. P. S. I still love you til the day I die! Love always ur one and only babycakes!
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  • b
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    blue-bird
    She can't get over with her ex. But she have to accept that it's all past now. Maybe they broke up or he is dead. But one sure fact is that her heart still belongs to 'the best one'. All that she got at the moment is second best.
    I love and like this song much and it's guite personal to me as too. I'v broke up with my bf, because 'i should find 'better(?)'. So section where she sings "How do I get better, Once I've had the best, You said there's tons of fishes in the water, So the waters I will test" touched me much! . "I think you should know"
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  • j
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    jeanne09
    This was about a girl who have a relationship to a soldier who unfortunately died during they battle against there enemies. And now he's gone this girl is singing this song coz'he loves the boy very much. And she misses him so much. And when she reminisce the past. She always remeber the times they spent together. And even the girl is with other now. She still thinks of him. That's why the title of the song is thinking of you.
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    PoeticWhispers10
    I love this song sooo much! Yet, it's so sad! It's like it's hard to get involved with someone else because she's still in deep love with her past love. Even when involved in another relationship, she feels disgusted with herself because her thoughts are entirely of her past love & she is unable to let go. All she wants is nothing more than to have him back in her life. I'm recently single, but while I was with my ex, I wasn't 100% in the relationship, my thoughts & heart belong to another & I felt guilty throughout the entire relationship, due to that. I still love this other person & want nothing more than to give all my love even if she is with someone else, but there's distance between us & I don't know if or when we'll cross paths again. :( Anyway, amazing song! :)
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    xobabiiiox
    Oh my god! I'm going through something like this right now. My boyfriend in the marines and is leaving to afganistan for 13months in exactly week and its killing me. I listened to this song though and it made me feel even worse only because I'm already fearing him dieing. I love him so much and I kno if he makes it back we will get married but still its really scary to think he will be over there fighting every day.
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  • k
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    Kat7
    I totally understand this. I'm only in 8th grade but I was in love with this boy and he got hit by a car and died. We were on and off for 8 months or so and we got in a huge fight and I broke up with him 3 days before the accodent. Then he was jay walking and died on the scene. I stayed in the hospital all night. We were promised. I'm so heartbroken. I miss you Jeff.
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  • singingc8
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    singingc8
    Andrewj3206 you might want to tell your friend to stop lying to you. This song was written by Katy Perry. I'm seriously looking at the cd insert right now. I'm sure if your friend actually wrote the songs that you mentioned she or he would be rollin' in the money.
    As for the song meaning, it's pretty much self explanatory. She loves one man, but is unfortunately stuck with the other. She also isn't able to be with the man she loves. In the video, it was because he had died at war.
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  • z
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    zoeyy
    This song is so true and relates to my life atm, my ex partner has gone to war and I miss him more every day, brings a tear to my eye everytime I hear it, but I love the song at the same time. My new partner is great but nothin will ever compare to my feelings I did have. I'm still in love with my ex and we write and stuff but are break was for the best because we live different lifestyles nw. Just hope he lives to a old age and I dnt nw maybe we can be together some day:):) that's katy for writing this song it will remind me of that special person everytime I hear it:) x
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    GoTayTay
    Omfg I love this song it ment a lot for me when my bf moved away to british columbia. It was really hard. I didn't even get 2 say goodbye bc we were takinh a break @ the time. I still think of him now 2 years later. Even with my curent bf, I still think of him from time 2 time. Like whenever I hear this song. It pains me to write this but I hope it will help move on so I can b with my curent bf fully and not.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This is for you. I've been fooling myself for far too long that I've forgoten about you, but I haven't. I still can't imagine myself with someone else and believe me I've tried. I still think about you and I still love you, I always have. I know that we can't be together and maybe we aren't meant to be, but everything just felt so right with you. Like you were the missing piece of my puzzle and I can't seem to replace you, or to let you go. At least not for now.
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    alltoJesusisurrender
    I was in love with a soldier who was just killed in Afghanistan. This is the story of my life right now. Katy Perry was able to put into words exactly how I feel. I'll never get the chance to have him "bust in the door and take me away," but I know he's in heaven and I'll see him again. I hold onto that hope even as I burry our intentions for engagement and our wedding.
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  • j
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    jennibean123
    Great song. I can totally relate to it(sadly). I'm in love with this guy I'll never be with. He is the perfect guy for me in every way, except that he's a few years older than me and he has a girlfriend and in a few months he's moving far away. I have a boyfriend now but I still really love the other guy Ben and I hate that when I think of marrying someone it's always Ben not my boyfriend. It's so hard for me to move on but I feel really bad for not actually being into the relationship I'm in. :( I absolutely adore this song though. Definitely one of my favorites.
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  • k
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    k8hogee14
    If you watch the video its easy to figure out the meaning. Katy's boyfriend is in the army and goes to fight. He is killed in action. Then Katy is with someone else, but she keeps wishing he was her first boyfriend. Her first was perfect, and now she says 2nd best is all she will ever get because the very best died. She regrets letting him leave.
    The video makes the whole meaning very clear, you should watch it.
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    kathleenmariz
    Thinking of you. It really hits me every time I hear it, I had a boyfriend right now but I think of some person who's not even here. I love my boyfriend but the love that I feel for the another guy is much more than I had with my present bf. I consider him as my greatest love, he is 3 months dead and it hurts me. Before he dies I don't even let him know that I already forgive him and that I still love him. I didn't have the guts to say it 'cause he had already a GF and I don't want to ruin their relationship just because of this feelings of mine. I hope his happy to where he is right now. I will always love you Dhie.
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    Unregistered
    Me and my ex fiance broke it off in january, after that I dated two boys, neither measuring up to what my ex had given me. Everytime I rolled over in bed thinking I'd see his face but all I had was someone I barely knew,.
    One morning I woke up and my boyfriend at the time started swearing at me cuz I had turn off the alarm for the weekend and he was late for work. He grabbed my arms and threw me on the bed,.
    I layed there crying out my ex fiances name for an hour after my boyffriend had left, this song came on the radio while I was crying.
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    Unregistered
    The song is about being in love with someone, and having to let them go. It isn't even up to either of you. You have to let them leave. And then there's this big black void that you have to fill, and in the song, the girl chooses to fill it with another man, who just isn't good enough. That is when she realizes no one will ever be after the man she let go. He was perfect and now he was gone.
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    Unregistered
    Thinking of you is about katy and how she cheated on her boyfriend while he was away in the army. And she just can't get away from her past mistakes and she's trying to think what he would do in her position, she ends it with the guy she's having an affair with but her boyfriend dies in battle so she is saying that she wants to stay the way they were and she was before the affair in his eyes. Beautiful song.
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    Unregistered
    This song where tryin' to express that even you were in the other hand you still remember the one who you truly love. Likewise she's so in-love with him but when the guy need to go somewhere she was longing for his presence or when they broke up, she can't move on tho she use a tons of guys still her heart is only for the guy who she very loves. After then after she notice she was using all those guys to moved on she regret it if only she can take him back tho she won't
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    babii343
    Thas pretty cool that you wrote your own song! I am sorta stuck in the same situation right now because my birthfather is in my way of me bein with some one that I love more than I thought I did. I found out I loved him cz a guy that I had a crush on asked my out and I said no. After thinking it over I relized I said no cz I was in love with another guy. I am not allowed to talk to him since my birthfather found out. This song means alot to me.
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    mixz
    Mm. Its about the girl hu done mistakes wid her bf. Which is the army. Its relly a private thing. So the guy shut her off. And she was left alone da guy told her to move on. But the best thing she know is to let him go too. Mmm until she was livin wid sum1 dat she doesn't love. So the result of being wid her new guy is she's always thinking of her past bcoz the army is the one she loved very much. So 1day she got a news that the guy was dead in act of war. So the girl was realy hurt. Then now she knows wat's the lesson on what she did. She touched it and she was burned. So she was been hurted very much coz of her fault so da thing she only felt is emptiness.
    >hope sum1 can appreciate diz< specially my man :)
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    jeanne09
    This is my favoriite song too,. Cause lately I had my boyfriend. And then we argued abt. Those pathetic things about his jealousy about my "BOY"friends. And said to me he can't take it anymore. The broke up with me. But now I still love. Really love him. And I know he loves me too until now. I just want to say to you that. "I'AM ALWAYS THINKING OF YOU..PLS.COME BACK TO ME!"
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    DiNoSaUr
    You guys this song is about how a guy left her and she cared about him. So when you people say "Oh what a beautiful love song" Blahblahblah you are wrong.
    This is a very sad song. I do agree it is meaningful and a very good song but its not a love song. So please listen to the words before saying it is for the one you love the most.
    It is a very good song, Maybe not performance wise. She could've sang it a little better and not pronounce every "R" in all the words. But besides that beautifuly written. Great song ^^
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    superstar123
    Wow. What a nice song. Not! I hate Katy Perry because she is stupid and her vocals are rusty and raspy. She stinks. Get a brain and get a life, Katy Perry lovers. Hey happy333, the 1st part of your comment was sappy, but I like it when you mentioned that Katy killed herself. It shows that either you understand that Perry is crazy, or your imagination is way too vivid and you need to see a doctor. : P
    Well, either way, Katy Perry is stupid ugly and isn't a singer at all. My dog can sing better than her, and my dog is dead. That's what I wish Katy Perry was, dead! I hate her. This song is crap. And I wish all you Katy Perry lovers would stop spewing out sappy jun about how awesome Perry is, and understand that she is a stupid cow!
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    andrewj3206
    My friend actually wrote this no lie and its about her being with one of my friends but actually liking my other friend she did write this no lie I swear to god she is now with the guy she wanted to be with but yeah she wrote this she just told me she was the one who sold it to katy perry she is amazing she also wrote I hate this song and vulnerable by secondhand seranade.
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    cutegothgirl
    It is about her falling in love once and him having to go off to war. He I think told her to forget about him and move on to someone else in case something had happened to him while he was gone. Well he actually did get shot in combat. So then she realized that she had to move on. So then she is talking about her being married and everytime she is with him she is thinking of her lost love. This song makes me feel really sad deep down inside. The very first time I saw the music video I almost cried. I think Katy Perry actually did a very serious and adult thing when she wrote this song. I love it. Keep writing katy!
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    Triku
    She was so in love that once it was gone. She understood that in his eyes it felt so right. In his arms it felt like nothing could be wrong. She can't get away from that comfort. She can't find another comfort like it. No other love is the same as the one before it or after it. She can't let go of that memory. That feeling. And because of it she compares everyone else to what she knows was the best thing thus far in her life. She is recalling everything that was. Stuck in the past and regrets letting him go for whatever reason they decided to part. And most apparently she can't get back with him so she can only remain wistful to the thought of being the only person in his heart like before.
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