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Taylor Swift – Teardrops On My Guitar lyrics

Drew looks at me
I fake a smile so he won't see
What I
want and I need
And everything that we should be

I'll bet she's beautiful
That girl he talks about
And she's got everything
That I have to live without

Drew talks
to me
I have laugh 'cause it's just so funny
I can't even see
Anyone when he's with me

He says
he's so in love
He's finally got it right
I wonder if he knows
He's all I think about at night

He's the reason for the teardrops on my guitar
The only thing that keeps me wishing on a wishing star
He's the song in the car I keep singing
Don't know why I do

Drew walks by me
Can he tell that I can't breathe?
And there he goes, so perfectly
The kind of flawless I wish I could be

She better hold him tight
Give him all her love
Look in those beautiful eyes

And know she's lucky 'cause

He's the reason for the teardrops on my guitar
The only thing that keeps me wishing on a wishing star
He's the song in the car I keep singing
Don't know why I do

So I drive home alone
As I turn out the light
I'll put his picture down
And maybe get some sleep tonight

'Cuz he's the reason for the teardrops on my guitar
The only one who's got enough of me to break my heart
He's the song in the car I keep singing
Don't know why I do

He's the time taken up but there's never enough
And he's all that I need to fall into
Drew looks at me
I fake a smile so he won't see



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  • e
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    elite
    This song is awesome. Ican relate to it because I like this guy who's my friend. But my other two best friends like him too. He said he liked one of my bf's a little I was very jealous. I don't know what to do. I can't tell him because I'm very nervous and think he might say no. But I like him very much. I might tell him someday when I get the courage you never know.
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    emmalee
    Well, this kinda matches the predicament I'm in right now, when my ex and I broke up we still remainded best friends, he's got a new girlfriend now, and the part that say " she better hold him tight give him all her lover look in those beautiful eyes..." is just exactly what I would like to say to her, cause she is lucky to have such a wonderful guy like him. All I can do is cry and tell him I am over him when he asks me if I am!
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  • Minami1826
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    Minami1826
    Blame my shipper heart but this song gives me a darayang vibe. I know that Taeyang already has Min Hyorin as his girlfriend but my wild imagination always direct me to Dara singing this song for him, crying and thinking about her pathetic state over this guy. The fact that Dara can play the guitar so well, and Taeyang being the goody guy who seems to be forever loyal to his girl boost up my feels. Those two are my first 2nebang ship even though I am an ultimate skydragon shipper now. I know that someone could be her better half (like Kim Soohyun?) but I am still hoping and rooting for those two. Aigoo!
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  • melyra92
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    melyra92
    Omg, this is a sad song. But, I like it. When listening to this song, I was thinking of my ex boyfie, he is soo kind to me. And my boyfriend. They both are just perfect for me. And I had to let go one of them. It is soo hard for me. And I was crying when I let one of them go. So do my ex boyfie, he is crying and hug me. And he just go. Trust me its hard.
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    shirlesJ
    Lol I remember when I used to be obssesed with this song lol when I had a big crush on this guy who never even liked me lol I mean don't get me wrong I love taylor swift or at least some of her music lol bc it was thru this song that I first herd her, I don't like it as much as I used to but this song is great,.
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  • sweetness123
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    sweetness123
    This sounds like what I'm going thru. She really likes this guy and he was one of her friends but then she finds out that hes going out with this other girl. She gets really sad and cries, she also thinks that this guy that she likes it a great guy nice and funny. The smile fades from her face the moment she realizes their going out but with her hes going out with a girl she doesn't know so she doesn't know what to do.
    I love you josh!
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  • s
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    spherroh
    Same thing hapen to me. I just realize dat I'm secrtly fallin' for my frend. Shes one of my closest frnds. So I told her bout it. But d thing is. She don't want me to like her. Smple as dat. Datz why I'm tryin' my best to focus my attentn with other gurls. Thu its hard. But its ok. Coz I still have her. But only as a friend. And I'm happy for it. ; p
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  • msunade
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    msunade
    I'm pretty much hooked on this song coz it conveys a very sad feeling of a girl who's in love with her friend, Drew, but Drew is just too numb to see and feel it. I especially like the lines, "The only one who's got enough of me to break my heart" pertaining to Drew. 9sigh0 how I wish Drew would just realize that and make the girl's wish come true!
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    Unregistered
    I really relate to this song. It remember me my good times and memories with my grade 5 crush. It really hurts me when I discovered he likes my friend instead of me. I hurt that time because that time I was falling for him.

    For last I want to thank Taylor Swift for making that song and giving inspiration to others! :)
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  • tweetums22
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    tweetums22
    The song tells a story about a girl who's in love with his best friend. But these best friend is in love with somebody else. She tries to compare herself to that girl. Every time the guy talks about that girl she pretends that she's happy for him but deep inside it hurts badly.
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    musicallyinspired
    This song is what I'm currently going through there is this guy that I really, really like that goes to my school and we talk but turns out he likes my best friend. They went out but she broke up with him because she told me she "never really cared about him the first place" now he likes another girl (not me) and it just bothers me that hes falling for all these girls that don't really like him when I would never break his heart. I wish he would just open his eyes and see that. I replay this song over and over again waiting for the day when he will love me but. But I am very afraid that day will never come.
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    Unregistered
    This song perfectly describes how I felt a few months ago. I was crazy about this guy in some of my classes at school. I sat right behind him in english, and I fell for him faster than I have ever fallen for anybody. We talked a lot and he flirted, but when my best friend went to talk to him about me and see if he liked me (don't judge-all you girls know we always send in a spy to see how they feel ;)), he started really talking to her. And as he and I got closer and he opened up a bit more, I realized that he was in love with her. Since he knew we were best friends, he started talking to me more-asking me what she liked, what classes she had, what she was doing that weekend, if I thought he should call her, if she would say yes if he asked her out, how she felt about him. And at first, I thought, "oh, he's a good guy and if he likes her and she likes him, i could be happy for them. " cause when I told her I thought he liked her, she told me she really enjoyed talking to him and she thought that she may like him, too. So I stepped back, telling myself that as long as he was happy, I was happy. And if that meant he wasnt with me, I could live with it.
    So I sat behind him for a month, listening to him go on and on and on about how beautiful my best friend was; how funny she was; how she reminded him of all the beautiful places he'd been; how she was the one reason he didn't want to move back to germany. And it killed me, because it wasn't just in class he'd talk about her-every moment he spoke to me, it was all about her.
    But it killed me most when she decided she didn't want him. I listened to all of his beautiful, romantic notions he'd planned for her and just talk about his life, and I watched her not appreciate him, and all I could think was "choose me! I will appreciate you! "
    Even after she turned him down, he talked of nothing but her for weeks. And I listened. Because he was talking to me. One day, he finally called me his best friend-because I listened, I didn't judge, I was there for him when he needed it. And while it was healing him for me to listen-it was killing me.
    So finally, I told him how I felt, and when he realized what it meant-that I had listened to him talk about being crazy for another girl (my best friend, at that) without saying word 1 about my feelings for him and he had been completely oblivious-he was shocked. But he apologized. And as he worked through her rejection, he said to me, "but it's okay... Because i finally realized who had been there through all of it for me, despite the pain it caused her... The one who'd been there because she reallly cared. "
    So, this was my song throughout that. I was the friend, who wanted to be more than a friend, but listened because so long as he would talk to me, I didn't care what it was about. I just wanted to be there-i wanted him in my life, no matter what that meant.
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    lovesmexxx
    I love this guy but he has a girlfriend. He tells me everything, he tells me how much he loves her and how she is the one for him and all that. He doesn't know that I dream of him at night, wait for him to text me and all most faint when he touches me. I have to try and act normal around him. This song describes exactly how I feel. I love this song, I love taylor swift and I love him.
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    brokenhearted_1519
    Its really a nice song. I can definitely relate to this song. Cuz I had a crush on my friend then it grew until I realized its love. And I told someone then she told it to someone until that someone was him. And then he started hating and avoiding me. Up until now I still attend in the same school he does. And the same routine is always done. I walk by and then he just ignores me.
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  • k
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    Kon_kmang_mok
    This song reminds me of my first love! I was in love with my best fren! Ii really loves him, but I don't wanna tell him, coz i't can ruin our frenship! He so handsome and most of the girls in the school are falling for him even me! He only talks with me coz I'm his only fren! We usually went everywhere together! You know? When I walked by him, I couldn't see anyone else! But sadly, one day, he tell me that he really likes another girl and begging me to ask that girl phone number! Its really hurt when the one you love, loves somone else1! But anyway, I'm really happy dat I see the one I love is very happy! This Song rocks! I Love it!
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  • Madison52431
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    Madison52431
    I think the meaning is that Taylor likes a boy named Drew (obviously, otherwise the guy might be Ricardo or Ian lol) and she knows he has a girlfriend he's nuts about, but he's still her friend while inside she's heartbroken.
    This song is freaky related to me, too. I like this boy (A lot) and his name is Andrew (Drew is in all caps because of the boy in the song), and he has girlfriends all the time, and we used to talk a lot, but not so much anymore. Also I have two guitars (one I won at an auction, but the first my dad bought) and I write songs (or attempt to) on my guitar and often end up crying because I think of Andrew.
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  • s
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    siete
    The meaning of this song is: you want this boy but he doesn't like you love him so much and you're friends. You try to help the boy to have a communication on the girl. I love this song even though my crush doesn't like me. My crush likes my bestfriend I was crying to hear that news hindi ko pinansin ung cush ko because I was stupid for loving him =(
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    jexia128
    This song reminds me of my first love., I cried every time I see him because., my heart can no longer hide my feelings for him., but when he's on front of me., I can't talk any longer., I don't know what the hell is happening to me., but now I try not to cry because I'm not that king of girl., I'm a happy person, even though I have tons of problems., I still try to smile.,
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    theresabahandi
    A girl who's secretly falling inlove with her bestfriend. Just like the girl, her bestfriend is falling inlove as well but to someone else. Ouch! She can't just tell her bestfriend how she really feels deep inside coz she knows her bestfriend is sooo much inlove and super duper happy with that "someone else". Personally, I appreciate the morality insights of the girl. Coz there are things in life much better left unspoken. Things that must be kept bottled up. "TEARDROPS ON MY GUITAR". Coz thru playing on her guitar, she can express the joy & pain of loving her very bestfriend.
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    precyuvz
    Simply coz the gurl is so broken. Coz he's mr. Right have already a special love. And for mr. Right she is not his ms. Right. He only treat him as a friend. The guy has no special feeling for him. They are just a friend and the girl just try to hide her feeling for that guy. My god I also experinced that thing but my dream man was not my friend. Wer'e just schoolmate and he already knows my feelings bout him.
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    cameroon
    A bitter sweet song eh. Hahaha, yeah, everytime I hear this one played through my favorite radio station I'd like to cry, cry out loud and tell the world how hurt I am, until now, and how hard it is to mend a heart chopped into pieces. I know, God knows this doesn't supposed to be. Tell me what should I do? Now I know, man's greatest enemy is its own self!
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  • RayRay-08
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    RayRay-08
    Taylor swift is in love with this guy who only thinks of her as his best friend. She likes him a lot; actually she's in love with him but he doesn't even notice one bit. She cares for him so much she wants him to be happy, so she acts like she doesn't care that he's going out with a girl he keeps talking about, "I'll bet she's beautiful, that girl he talks about.". "I fake a smile so he won't see." She's holding everything back, all her feelings for him so he would be happy. "And she's got everything that I have to live without." She wishes she could be in her shoes being with her best friend. The meaning / message of this song, loving someone is hard, when you see them happy, you have to learn to back off. You have to think of others sometimes.
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  • captain_carroll
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    captain_carroll
    This song is so pretty, I sing it to myself all the time! (Badly and offkey, by the way. Xd) I've never fallen for any of my guy griends, even though I probably have more guy friends than girl friends! But it happened to me the other way around, my best friend in the wole wollrd told me he liked me, but I still try to think of us as just friends.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    "once upon a time, there was this guy. And this guy, he used to sit next to taylor in class. Taylor had a huge crush on this guy. The problem was, this guy didn't even know she existed. But everyday, he would come into class. And every day, he would sit next to her. Sometimes, he might even talk to her... About his girlfriend. So, she never did tell this guy that she liked him. But she did write a song about him, so she thinks he knows now. "
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    We can get meaning of this song from video and lyrics, it's so open and I really like this song so much it has good meaning but nonetheless it's so special for me first; taylor is one of my favorite singer n it is belong her and I sang it in the voice competition. While I'm singin' or watchin' it's video or litenin' I'm finding myself cuz' I lived like this one even, t maybe he wasn's teardrops on my guitar but he was the reason to compose n was the reason for the teardrops on the pages, I was trying to compose best for him with my teardrops n you know? I'm still loving him.
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  • l
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    lolzz
    I wonder who drew is but who ever he is hes lucky to have a song wrote about him taylor swift is asome she is my idol and if any one were to hurt her again I will kill them all her songs are about her love life and getting hurt I want her songs to be about her being happy with some one that is meant for her and that loves her fr who she is. Comment on this if you think that it is true please?
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Teardrops on my guitar is a song bout taylor and her drew friend who is a boy. Taylor falls in love with her friend drew but drew loves someone else and taylor finds tht tis too late to tell him how she feels so she cries when she is playing her guitar. I can relate this to myself because the same situation is going on here with me. Thx taylor for this beautiful song. I cried so much when I first heard it. ♥. You taylor! You are the best.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Exactly how I feel I like this guy I'm married to him on facebook(not in a relationship just friends) I went to the same school with him when he was in middle school. My besfriend tried hooking me and him up [honestly I hate hook ups they never work] so yea my bestfriend started talking to him and stuff. Me and him text alot video chat alot and talk on the phone until we fall asleep. Then my bestifriend asked him do you like chloe? (me) and he said no I like him as an awesome friend but not as a girl friend. And from there me and him are slowly drifting apart.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    My meaning of teardrops on my guitar is that I can let out my feelings. The reason I say that is because I get picked on. So every day when I come home mad, up set, or any other feeling I could have I listen to it or tim magraw
    so the next time I get mad I will listen to her. Ever since inew her music she is the one that got me to want to be a singer. That was wheni was 6 years old. Over the years I learned that if you love your dream then never give up. I also learned that you should follow your heart. So I want to thank you for showing me that. Your number one fan christian ballard.
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    blue589088
    Teardrops on my guitar is a song bout taylor and her drew friend who is a boy. Taylor falls in love with her friend drew but drew loves someone else and taylor finds tht tis too late to tell him how she feels so she cries when she is playing her guitar. I can relate this to myself because the same situation is going on here with me. Thx taylor for this beautiful song. I cried so much when I first heard it. ♥. You taylor!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    Everytime I listen to this song, I always think about my crush. But I don't know if he likes me back and I'm afraid to ask him because the last time I told my crush that I liked him, he didn't talk to me for the rest of the school year nor this year! But I'm over him so it's good! But, as mentioned earlier, I have a new crush! What should I do?
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  • spica_lili
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    spica_lili
    I can really, totally relate to this song.
    "How come you never notice me as anyone but a friend?" is a question I'm silently asking to ___ for a long time now.
    "She better hold him tight.
    Give him all her love.
    Look in those beautiful eyes.
    And know she's lucky".
    As much as I want to say that I can't. I love him too much.
    Taylor Swift, you're my idol! You rock. And I really admire you and your songs!
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  • s
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    sirius02
    Well, for me it's one of my faves. I just met this guy (J) 1 year ago, and I do not know that he feels something for me. This year I met his twin brother (P). I got really close with P, and I fell for him though I know that he loves someone else. Unfortunately, this girl he loves has something for J. Complicated, isn't it? I just do not know how to forget him because until now I always remember our times together especially when I hear this song, and our song and invisible too. :(
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    It means you really love someone and it turns out they actually love someone else. You have known them as long as you can remember but they treat you like dirt. And he doesn't even know you love him and it breaks your heart seeing him with someone else. This happened to me. My boyfriend dumped me for another girl and he's the reason for my tears. I actually liked him and he treated me like dirt. He is really a frickin' jerk and he better regret what he has done because what he did was wrong and he used me. I hope he realizes he needs me in his life and when he does, I will let him know how it feels to have your heart broken. Just to let you know, I hate his guts!
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    ThisIsMe
    This song is soo like my cond. I think a lot of girls went through hard situations. On one side, you don't want to let that person go because you love them so much. But on the other side, you know you gotta let them go because if you really love them for you want their happiness. I mean you can't be with someone who desperately needs you, right? It just seems so. Umm, I dunno, desperate? So, stay strong all the girls who're facing this kind of situation. =]
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      This song is awesome. Ican relate to it because I like this guy who's my friend. But my other two... Read more →
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