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Rihanna – Stay lyrics
All along it was a fever
A cold sweat hot-headed believer

I threw my hands in the air, said show me something
He said, if you dare come a little closer


Round and around and around and around we go
Ohhh now tell me now tell me now tell me now you know


Not really sure how to feel about it
Something in the way you move
Makes me feel like I can’t live without you
It takes me all the way
I want you to stay

It’s not much of a life you’re living
It’s not just something you take, it’s given

Round and around and around and around we go
Ohhh now tell me now tell me now tell me now you know

Not really sure how to feel about it
Something in the way you move
Makes me feel like I can’t live without you
It takes me all the way
I want you to stay

Ohhh the reason I hold on
Ohhh cause I need this hole gone
Funny you're the broken one but I’m the only one who needed saving
Cause when you never see the lights it’s hard to know which one of us is caving

Not really sure how to feel about it
Something in the way you move
Makes me feel like I can’t live without you

It takes me all the way
I want you to stay, stay
I want you to stay, ohhh
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    The song is about finding love not losing it as one might think. It's not about someone asking another person not to leave them, but rather two people who have a part of them that is missing and they wish for the other to stay and fill that void in love. How often is it the case that you have someone that totally does it for you but they're not free to experience it? In this case it seems like they both feet that way about one another. They're not sure if they can give in to the other because they have never experienced this thing called love. It's pretty awesome. The song and love.
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    That is the point. She sounds a bit flat because she's showing her vulnerability - not perfect or choreographed or over-produced. Just raw with hating to admit there is "a hole" that needs filling and she's the one who needs saving. It's a perfect fit in its imperfection. Give me that any day. It's real which makes it tug at us mere mortals better than most releases. Like 10, 000 maniac's unplugged "because the night..."
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    I believe this song is about wanting something they cant have and its driving them crazy..They don't understand why the separation is making them fall so deep in love but it does..Even though life circumstances wont let them be together and has made it hard for them to let each other how they feel for each other it still don't stop the feelings they both have for each other..even though they are apart one of them wishes the other one will just make a way some how even though life wont let them..Round and around they go..The separation is killing them inside and are confused why it making them fall in love..Its something in the way they move..Even though they both pull away they don't want to and it's making them want each other more..
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    Am I the only one who did not like Rihanna's voice in that song? Hell I felt that Rikki Ekko practically carried that song. Its a beautiful song. I just wish he had found somebody else to sing it with him. Rihanna need to understand that yes the song is an emotional song bu you still need to sound good singing it.
    If you guys think I am wrong. Listen to the song again. (objectively). Listen to Rihanna's voice in the song and hear how flat she sounds.
    Hey I am Rihanna fan just like you guys but if the shoe doesn't fit.
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      The song is about finding love not losing it as one might think. It's not about someone asking... Read more →
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