You are my sword
Your love is its own reward
My heart, I have found
Gets carved up by the pound

God knows I tried
To hold you with all my might
But time has won
And I could never be that strong

(Don't cry) I couldn't be that strong
(Don't cry) That used to be my favorite song
(Don't cry) Tears so bittersweet
(Don't cry) Fill my eyes whenever we meet
It's always bittersweet

I cut and I bleed
You seem to find that so hard to believe
That's just too, too bad
You could never touch the love that we had

(Don't cry) For the love we had
(Don't cry) Sometimes we try to take it back
(Don't cry) Tears so bittersweet
(Don't cry) Fill my eyes whenever we meet
It's always bittersweet

(Don't cry) For a love gone wrong
(Don't cry) That used to be my favorite song
(Don't cry) Tears so bittersweet

We've grown and times change
When we meet now it feels so strange
I hold you like a sword
You won't cut me like you did before

It's always bittersweet
It's always bittersweet
It's always bittersweet
Bittersweet, bittersweet

It's always....
It's always bittersweet
It's always bittersweet


Lyrics submitted by Nelly

Bittersweet (Hoodoo Gurus cover) song meanings
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    General Commentim not sure what album this is on, but looks to me like maybe shes getting over some guy that she lost, maybe kurt, depends on when it came out, and shes talking about her sorrow. its always bittersweet.
    britneyloveon March 12, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is a cover of an australian song, so it's definitely not about kurt.
    squee_4_meon September 16, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthahaha owned.

    the song was written by the hoo doo gurus. they covered it live.

    not about kurt. definately.
    distilledbloodon December 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt was a track she played at the time of America's Sweetheart but it was never officially released
    louhotchkisson October 05, 2014   Link

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