I was so high, I did not recognize
The fire burning in her eyes
The chaos that controlled my mind
Whispered goodbye as she got on a plane
Never to return again
But always in my heart

[Chorus]
This love has taken it's toll on me
She said goodbye too many times before
And her heart is breaking in front of me
I have no choice 'cause I won't say goodbye anymore

I tried my best to feed her appetite
Keep her coming every night
So hard to keep her satisfied
Kept playing love like it was just a game
Pretending to feel the same
Then turn around and leave again

[Chorus]

I'll fix these broken things
Repair your broken wings
And make sure everything is alright
My pressure on your hips
Sinking my fingertips
Into every inch of you
'Cause I know that's what you want me to do

[Chorus]



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"This Love" as written by Adam Levine, Jesse Royal Carmichael, Ryan Michael Dusick, James Valentine, Mickey Madden

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Comment:I think this Jane girl really screwed him up ... I love this album because it's honest. He loved this girl and she just used him for sex. They had a connection, and you can tell in the way he writes all of these songs. Every other Maroon 5 album after this was never as good because they were writing to be famous. Not out of hurt or love.

    ALSO

    I love my classic rock music, but I have to say Songs About Jane is one of my favourite albums ever. It's been 8 years, and my music diversity has grown immensely, but this still remains a favourite. This song I feel like is one of the theme songs of the whole album. Whether or not it's over played or you don't like it because it's immoral, you gotta admit it's honest.
    tulipsareblueon November 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Same here. I danced around my room to it this morning. :D
    I love ths way they sing the chorus.

    "This love has taken its toll on me
    She said Goodbye too many times before
    And her heart is breaking in front of me
    I have no choice cause I won’t say goodbye anymore"

    It's awesome.
    anna118kon May 02, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i loove this song..i saw them in concert in new york in a little club kind of place and john mayer came in to play with them during this song...he recently moved to ny and hes a fan of our maroon boys...it was awesome!! they are a great band and finally moving up the charts
    yestrdayswallfloweron May 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:oh, it is so unfair that you guys can go to their concerts. I am stuck in Aust. loving them but not seeing them live.
    katoxon June 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Yeah, I agree. I live across the country (not as bad, but nearly). So I'm pretty fucked unless the go on tour to my area. This has to be one of my favorite songs, this and Harder To Breath are the best to me. Pretty much I think that this song means that he's dating this girl who keeps getting in fights with him, breaking up and leaving him, then coming back with a broken heart and putting him in a bind. And now he's finally gotten sick of it. Especially since he's had to wear himself down by keeping her happy.
    DragonKnight411on June 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:my friends asked me to look for these lyrics and i think this is a great song and i don't know the whole meaning but it is good.
    ryang11r0yon April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I love this song and Maroon 5, but I'm bothered by how often they switch from "you" to "her." (Not just in this song either but in almost all of them!) Even when a song is clearly written about one girl, the lyrics go from "I love you" to "I love her" and back again almost constantly. Too spastic for my taste...
    ValIsAllThaton April 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:lol yeah but this song i jazz its nice different from most pops i like it... but i think its too short
    i havent seen it any where b4 >.< arahaha
    Haruon April 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i think this is a pop song! and normally hate pop but this is a class song! thumbs up m5
    cookie_lauren2on April 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I'd have to say that this song is about sex. No doubt. And how the relationship is strictly about the physical aspect.

    I could be wrong, but that's what I think it means.
    yourkonstantin9on April 29, 2004   Link

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