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Paramore – When It Rains lyrics
And when it rains,
On this side of town it touches, everything.
Just say it again and mean it.
We don't miss a thing.
You made yourself a bed
At the bottom of the blackest hole (blackest hole)
And convinced yourself that
It's not the reason you don't see the sun anymore

And oh, oh, how could you do it?
Oh I, I never saw it coming.
Oh, oh, I need the ending.
So why can't you stay
Just long enough to explain?

And when it rains,
Will you always find an escape?
Just running away,
From all of the ones who love you,
From everything.
You made yourself a bed
At the bottom of the blackest hole (blackest hole)
And you'll sleep 'til May
And you'll say that you don't want to see the sun anymore

And oh, oh, how could you do it?
Oh I, I never saw it coming.
And oh, oh, I need the ending.
So why can't you stay just long enough to explain?

Take your time.
Take my time.

Take these chances to turn it around. (take your time)
Take these chances, we'll make it somehow
And take these chances to turn it around. (take my...)
Just turn it around.

Oh, how could you do it?
Oh I, I never saw it coming.
Oh, oh, how could you do it?
Oh I, I never saw it coming.
Oh, oh, how could you do it?
Oh I, I never saw it coming.
Oh, oh I need an ending.
So why can't you stay
Just long enough to explain?

You can take your time, take my time.
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    antisocialmissfit
    Bless your heart you make me smile. To me it's about a friend who committed suicide "take these chances to turn it around" "i never saw it coming"she blames herself for not knowing and wanting to help. And "when it rains you always find an escape..running away form all the ones who loved you...bed of the darkest hole" this person isolated him/her or could more literal now in a tomb. "why can't you stay just long enough to explain" she doesn't understand why this person made that decision.
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    This song about a friend of hers who committed suicide. With the words "say it again and mean it, we don't miss a thing", it's basically like saying "do you honestly believe we wouldn't miss you? ". I almost cry every time I hear this song. In the bridge, I think she's addressing everyone who knows someone who's depressed/suicidal, or people who are themselves. She's telling them to turn it around, get the help they need before it's too late.
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    janceexxi
    Well as for me, I guess. She was really in pain and wanted to escape it so bad. She also wanted to know what happened to them and she was asking for an answer. She never thought that the day would come so fast, that everything's gonna end in a jiffy.
    But she's still hopeful that everything will be alright in time. They just need to take time to heal when time comes that they'll be back in each other arms again: l
    So much like my case, fukkin' A.
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    sazidoll
    I think the 'rain' means tears. So 'when it rains, on this side of town it touches everything' it means that everyone finds out. I think this song is about self-harming and the person just found out and wants to help, as Paramore are close to twloha. 'take these chances to turn it around' could be to make use of the help that's available to them to stop. I love this song!
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    Definitely about someone committing suicide. "i never saw it coming", "why can't you stay just long enough to explain? ", "running away, from all of the ones who love you", "you made yourself a bed at the bottom of the blackest hole, and convinced yourself it's not the reason you don't see the sun anymore". Even "when it rains" suggests, to me, when a person is sad: rain is like a person's tears, of course.
    The phrase "when it rains, on this side of town it touches everything" to me means that when her friend is sad, it affects other people too.
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    This is about her friend that suicided.
    When he suicided it affected everyone, just say it again and mean it, the friend is joking around with suicide but means it more than they realize. They don't miss a thing, he hid away from his troubles and life, convincing himself that's not the reason hes not going out. She never saw his suicide coming even though he joked about it, she wants him to stay long enough to explain why. When bad things happen he always runs away from the people who love him. Hides in his hole. Take your time to explain as long as you need. Take my time. Take these chances to turn it around. We'll make it somehow. ~djm.
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    I think that this song is about hayley's friend telling her that she is going to commit suicide. When she says, 'say it again and mean it'. I think she's asking her friend if she really means it.
    In the chorus, she sings, 'how could you do it? ' I think this is referring to after she's been talking to her friend and her friend has actually done it. When she sings 'when it rains, will you find an escape? ' I think she reffers to rain as people asking her why, and people's tears, or even her own.
    At the end, when the song kinda gets quieter, I think her friend has literally just commited suicide, and she is sad, and heartbroken.
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    EyExplod
    The chorus has a subtle hint of suicide. Attempted suicide. This person seems to have a lot of issues. But somehow he kept it all to himself n when he attempted suicide it was a shock to everybody. He can't seem to catch a break so he has given up tryin n distanced himself from frens n family. Inspite of the grim subject matter, to me this song is also about hope. Hayley gives hope n encourages this person by tellin him that he'll make it n askin him to take the chances he gets to turn his life around. This is m
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    kyparamoreluver284
    The 'and you'll sleep till may and you'll say that you don't wanna see the sun anymore' could mean that they retreated so deep inside yourself (the 'sleep') that its almost like your in a daze. And may could've been when the suicide went down. And 'you don't want to see the sun any more' could mean that you cant/don't wanna wait and see the happy ending to the story or the light at the end of the tunnel. Idk, that's just how I see it. Suicide is such a serious thing and its so sad. I'm glad paramore made this song.
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    Twilightholic
    I think she means, that the certin person can't really ever face their problems head on so they have to run away. They don't accpet help, they don't take blame, and they convince themselves that running away or perhaps even death would be the greatest escape.
    And they do it in a way that doesn't allow for help. Like an innerself problem that had boiling over and finally was realeased.
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      Bless your heart you make me smile. To me it's about a friend who committed suicide "take these... Read more →
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