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One Republic Ft. Timbaland – Apologize lyrics

I'm holding on your rope,
Got me ten feet off the ground
I'm hearin what you say but I just can't make a sound
You tell me that you need me
Then you go and cut me down, but wait
You tell me that you're sorry
Didn't think I'd turn around, and say...

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late

I'd take another chance, take a fall
Take a shot for you
And I need you like a heart needs a beat
But it's nothin new
I loved you with a fire red-
Now it's turning blue, and you say...
"Sorry" like the angel heaven let me think was you
But I'm afraid...

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late

Bridge (guitar/piano)

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late
It's too late to apologize, yeah
I said it's too late to apologize, yeah-
I'm holdin on your rope, got me ten feet off the ground...

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  • justmylife
    I love this song it has such a strong meaning. It shows that somethimes when you mess up,. Sorry isn't good enough. You may love someone but by doing whatever you did, you may have hurt this person really badly. You may have even gotten into a fight, but by now they may be more than 1000 miles away. You may not even know where they are. It may be hard, but hey. Maybe it wasnt ment to be? Somethings are better left unsaid.
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  • u
    It's a meaningful word for me. It's when somebody thinks of you in a need. It's when you feel weak and you can't say more just one word that's express your need. But to be honest I respect this word but I don't like to hear it. I feel horribal. Its touchs me so deep so I prefer to act like your sorry but just don't say it to me. I think that's my opinion "personal view". Thanks.
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  • u
    Apologize is about when you love someone and they don't really love you back, like if youre in a relationship but you don't see each other for a while and then they distantly break up with you and want you back a few months later. You still love them, and you'll never tell them, but you know you need to get away from them you know: it wont end well. They also keep saying things or doing things, and apologize but don't try to fix anything like they say they will.
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  • u
    D song apologise to me by his grace reminds me of how deep the father's love can be and how wide his arms can go open to recieve us. His kind of love is obsessive, he loves us more than we love ourselves and with him 'it's neva too late to say I'm sorry, even wn it's nt ur 1st tm' I can hear him say to you 'come home it's never too late to apologise' he's neva tired of ur sorries.
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  • j
    This song means a lot to me my B. F n baby's father cheated on me numerous times n got another girl pregnant n I've tried to stand next to him we are human and make mistakes but so many times like this I truly feel like I am holdin on his ripe n he's got me 10 feet off the ground the whole song just applies to me cuz I'm startin to feel like its to late to apologize.
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