"If I Could Turn Back Time" as written by and Diane Warren....
If I could turn back time
If I could find a way
I'd take back those words that hurt you
And you'd stay
I don't know why I did the things I did
I don't know why I said the things I said
Love's like a knife it can cut deep inside
Words are like weapons, they wound sometimes
I didn't really mean to hurt you
I didn't want to see you go
I know I made you cry, but baby

If I could turn back time
If I could find a way
I'd take back those words that hurt you
And you'd stay
If I could reach the stars
I'd give 'em all to you
Then you'd love me, love me, like you used to do
If I could turn back time

My world was shattered I was torn apart
Like someone took a knife and drove it
Deep in my heart
You walk out that door I swore that I didn't care
But I lost everything darling then and there
Too strong to tell you I was sorry
Too proud to tell you I was wrong
I know that I was blind, and darling

If I could turn back time
If I could find a way
I'd take back those words that hurt you
And you'd stay
If I could reach the stars
I'd give 'em all to you
Then you'd love me, love me, like you used to do, oh

If I could turn back time (If I could turn back time)
If I could turn back time (If I could turn back time)
If I could turn back time, oh baby

I didn't really mean to hurt you
I didn't want to see you go
I know I made you cry

If I could turn back time
If I could find a way
I'd take back those words that hurt you
If I could reach the stars
I'd give 'em all to you
Then you'd love me, love me, like you used to do

If I could turn back time (turn back time)
If I could find a way (find a way)
Then maybe maybe maybe you'd stay


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"If I Could Turn Back Time" as written by Diane Warren

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  • +1
    General CommentI'm sure everyone has a moment where they said something they wish they hadn't
    McShineon March 28, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti wish i could turn back time so i could shoot cher before she created this peice of shit song and decided to wrap herself in ducktape and sit on a cannon
    put_urself_on_paron August 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think you are all missing the true nature of the singers regret,he did'nt leave her over 1 fight,he left her as she was constantly acting a bitch to him and sher drove him away over time and it's only now that she realises it but it's all too late and she's lost everything.She wants to go back and rectify her mistakes but she can't-lifes a bitch,you gotta live with the consequences.It's a song with a strong moral.
    billythepubon October 16, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe video remember the video to this song...
    poohblueskyon March 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti cant believe barely anyone hasnt comment on this song! its great its about someone who has split up with some1 else after a huge fight and at the time couldnt admit that they were wrong cause they were too stubborn. But now they realised theyve been an idiot and wnat the person back by tryint to turn the time back and not saying those things they said and wanting everything back to normal!
    goofanon April 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmakes me feel like i wanna break up with someone anyone just to sing this song.
    forsakenangel25on July 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI always thought it was about someone on death row who stabbed her lover to death and now regrets it.
    Sparkyboyon March 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, I think in that part of the clip she's wearing jeans.
    Foxwingon August 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationa sad song about saying something that turned out to be the straw that broke the camel's back. we've all done these things...made someone leave us because we were dim enough to say something or do obnoxious and insulting.
    AquilusDominion May 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI always thought this song was dedicated to Chasity. The video does not support this! But if you listen to the words it could be a mother telling her daughter that she is sorry for not understanding. But in the end Cher accepts and loves her new son Chad.
    MariaRoseon September 23, 2013   Link

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