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Paramore – All I Wanted lyrics

Think of me when you're out
When you're out there
I'll beg you nice from my knees
And when the world treats you way too fairly
Well it's a shame I'm a dream

All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you

I think I'll pace my apartment a few times
And fall asleep on the couch
And wake up early, to black and white re-runs
That escape from my mouth, oh-oh oh-oh

All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you

I could follow you to the beginning
Just to relive the start
Maybe then we'd remember to slow down
At all of our favorite parts

All I wanted was you

All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you
All I wanted was you

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  • j
    Have you ever felt like ur heart's not so much as broken, but something devastatingly painful. Like having ur heart smashed to pieces by the one ur in love with, well that's the story behind this song. It goes far beyond falling in love and being heart broken, because someone didn't know how to really react or what to really say to or about it. And I can't really tell ya what it's waking up to a life filled with not so joyful and happy memories of life because you couldn't take ur relationship slow.
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  • r
    Paramore is my favourite band and this song is my best song in the world. This song appealed to my emotions. The perfection of hayley's voice, it's about still wanting someone that slipped through your fingers the one that got away even. Too bad they can't play it live coz of the strain it would put on hayley's voice. Thank god jeremy and taylor begged for it to be on brand new eyes. Raise your glass to the sweetest song and band out there.
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  • m
    I think, I disagree with [Theusedfan]'s opinion, although I respect her's/his.
    I am not the hugest Paramore fan but they are one of the bands that are listed in my goodmusic list. I think, they underwent great musical transition.
    From awkif, they gave the fresh paramore style, the style which made their foundation too. You know, the awkif is more reaching out in terms of 'dark' emotions. Riot is poppier, more happy and less dark. While bne is kind of combination of both yet more influenced with the roots which is awkif.
    This song in particular, is my favorite paramore song ever. The gradual rise and low which draws the emotion, too. Filled with hope, faith, regret, and sorrow but much with love.
    But I have to agree that it may sound a little boring if they continue with the slow/rise/high/low/smash/gentle kinda pattern with their songs. I think they need more experimentation with different styles. Like trying to add more piano element, or to make it more fresh why not have a song with josh singing a verse or the chorus alone and some kinda duet.
    But, brand new eyes is worth the wait! A fantastic album. It's just what I needed yet I know we are searching more from them. Maybe, a year or so, a new paramore will soar!
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  • u
    This song definitely brings me to tears every time I hear it. He was a dear friend of mine and we were really tight. I was always there for him: wiping his tears, lending my shoulder and opening up to him. Without knowing he hurts me so much as he changes the girls he date but I was always there but when he confessed to me that I was the one he wanted all along. I had to decline. Why? I have fed up of waiting and fulfilling what he wanted. I still love him, I can't lie to that but this time. I need to love myself.
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  • m
    Yess paramore!
    In my opinion, this song speaks in point of view of a girl who was in love, and probably confessed her love, too. Maybe the person she was in love with didn't know how to react to that out of immaturity or something else, but it left the girl devastated to the point where she dreams about her past with him (keyword: and wake up early to black and white reruns). She probably regrets going too fast with him.
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