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Selena Gomez – The Heart Wants What It Wants lyrics
[Verse]
You got me sipping on something
I can't compare to nothing
I've ever known, I'm hoping
That after this fever I'll survive
I know I'm acting a bit crazy
Strung out, a little bit hazy

Hand over heart, I'm praying
That I'm gonna make it out alive


[Chorus]
The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call

And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might me right but I don't care

There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants

[Verse 2]
You got me scattered
in pieces
Shining like stars and screaming
Lightening me up like Venus
But then you disappear and make me wait
And every second's like torture
Hell
over trip, no more so
Finding a way to let go
Baby baby no I can't escape

[Chorus]
The bed's getting cold and
you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't
hear
You might me right but I
don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants

[Bridge]
This is a modern fairy-tale
No happy endings
No wind in our sails
But I can't imagine
a life without
Breathless moments
Breaking me down

[Chorus]
The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But
I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might me right but I don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants

The heart wants what it wants baby
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    Justin Bieber is a what for letting Selena go come on man Selena is bae like you can hear in the intro she got so open and vulnerable to her listeners like who in the world can take those painful thoughts she had in her and make such a beautiful(just like her) song. It takes really a lot to gather whatever strength you have left after a breakup made worse by the fact that your partner cheated on you. Even if he didn't, the paparazzi did a good job applying the fact that she got back with him only to be hurt and quote 'something so stupid" So yeah this song is basically all about that biebs. Although the motive of the song is unknown(either she's over him or he's willing to take him back), fans should just appreciate the more emotional side of Selena. I mean come on she's not JUST JB's side bae she deserves to be someone elses real bae who can treat her right(in a non sexual way of course). Despite all that I wish Selena all the best and despite how cute they look together I can't bear to see Sel suffer like that so please JB until you grow up(not physically i meant be mature) don't get back together. Please. Selena deserves a break from all this drama mama.
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    Chrysa
    This song does ring a bell to me. There are some part of relationship that I discovered darker that what I've imagined before. It's true that there is no happy ending but it seems hard to adhere to what my mind told me to do. I let my heart fool my mind; and it's really no point of being in such awful relationship. People who are in love will push boundaries; beyond limit to get what they want and protect their hearts. I did.
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    I think this is a very beautiful song Selena has put it all out there like you can tell she is going through alot by her performance at the ama's. She is a beautiful girl that deserves better than Justin.(don't get me wrong I love him) but his actions lately have been terrible. Cheating on her? Getting arrested? Like really. This song is very meaningful to her! It takes alot of courage and strength to perform or even right this song. And in my opinion she can do so much better, she is very strong but also willing meaning, when she starts to like someone she will go all in & give 100 % not knowing what she is getting into until she is hurt but in my opinion I love her & Justin & they love each other but just because you love some one doesn't mean its meant to be.
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    This is a great song and I am sure many and I must stress many people can relate to. There has been a time in one's life that has to go through such a heartache and deep down we know it won't work, there is no future but what keeps us there is the heart. As Selena says the heart wants what it wants. But in our minds we know its wrong. It's a matter of choosing. My heart wants this love but he keeps hurting me. Or choose what your mind says. This is not or ever will work out give it up. It's hard its life but we all see we deserve the best and if your getting hurt by this person then it is not true love.
    Selena. You deserve better! Drop Justin he is only hurting you more and more as the time goes by. Don't waste your tears and time on someone like him. Trust me I've been there.
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    Allie Hanichak
    I love this song, she loves a guy SO much, no matter how many times he screws up, he comes back and he apologizes and he makes her feel wonderful. Its like in that one cartoon where a man was standing on a rug, and it was all of a sudden pulled out from underneath him. He gives her the world, then shatters it into a million different pieces, just to go and pick it up again.
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    Selena is in a dilemma about him. Though he drives her crazy and makes her feel bad and low sometimes but she can't forget the moments spend by him which was happy and cheering for both of them. Her heart is giving her different answers but he wants him back. Her heart wants what it wants. She is missing his presence around her. She is angry and unhappy about him but she also likes him from her. She has mixed feelings about him and her decision. She wants him around her but she also want him to understand her more and more. She thinks about her story as a modern tale and she is facing a bad ending too but I think story is still left...
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  • Minami1826
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    Minami1826
    Now this song about Selena Gomez's sentiments over her failed releationship reminds me of Skydragon's "Supposed" relationship too. It was like Jelena's love story mirrored Gdragon and CL's as well. Justin Bieber is a well known player/playboy who always get involve into scandals with models, and that reminds me of GD's scandals with Angela Baby and Kiko. Meanwhile, being a singer as well, Selena somewhat reminds me of CL/Chaerin. The pain that she keeps on hiding everytime she sees her boyfriend flirts with another woman probably kills her inside but couldn't do anything about it BECAUSE she's not allowed too. People will always have something to say, whether it's a blame or sympathy or whatever righteous people calls it, that despite of having a right mind about knowing what to do, she just can't follow because for her, being right isn't the issue. It's about her taking it in and suffering with the PAIN ALONE but just can't let go because that pain was the sole thing that connects her and the man that she loves together..
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    CheekyMyth
    I want to start off by saying that I really love the song. I think the song means that you have to walk a path. You start off by yourself and slowly meet someone. Sometimes the path gets turned to a different direction than it is meant to go but that doesn't mean you should stop walking. Who knows, you might end up where you want to be. In Selena's case, her path not only turned another way but it got intersected as well. She tried to continue walking, hoping the path would continue as well. The road didn't stop, it never stops, that's why you have to keep walking. It took a wrong turn and it was hard to get back on the right track but you have to believe it's still there. Remember, "There is no secret ingredient. If you want to make something special, you have to believe it's special." Those words were said in Kung Foo Panda. I still believe that Selena will find her ingredient that will become special when she believes. I'm not saying that she doesn't believe but the path needs to continue. The road needs a walker.
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    Alvina Yousha
    As long as I know, this song was not written by Selena Gomez nor is it for Justin Bieber. A song writer wrote it, and Selena Gomez sang it. Justin Bieber, though is trying to catch attention of Selena Gonez after hearing this song by ignoring her. Too bad, Selena won't reply. Also, by singing this, Selena Gomez is able to share her pain with us. Not only that, but I think people are going over the limit. Quit gossiping about celebrities! They have a personal life too. But I get it, you need the information for your work. Anyways, Justin Bieber should stop trying to catch Selena's attention, cuz he won't catch any. And Selena Gomez, being smart, moved on. Stay happy with David Henrie, (if you both are dating.)
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