"Fingerprints" as written by and Joan Osborne....
Why does it take so long for you to leave me
Once you've said goodbye
I wish it could be over quickly
Clean and painless and dry
But your kiss has left its taste with me

And your hands have left their mark
My ears are full of whispers
And murmurs in the dark
Why does it take so long for you to leave me

Now that you're not here
I wish that I could fight this feelin'
Make you disappear
But my body has a memory
And it holds you close within
The smell of you at midnight
The flavor of your skin

[Chorus]
I feel your fingerprints
On my heart
I thought that I could handle you
I thought I was so smart
Now I feel your fingerprints

Nothin' I can do
Ain't it touching how I can't get over you
I can't believe I can't forget you
You didn't matter that much
Is it gonna take another man
To wash away your touch

[Chorus]


Lyrics submitted by mataqiel

"Fingerprints" as written by Mike Eli Ross Copperman

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    Song MeaningI think that the general meaning is that she is not over the guy that she was seeing or dating and everything that he's left behind is a painful reminder "but your kiss has left its taste with me and your hands have left their mark my ears are full of whispers and murmurs in the dark" and she's wishing that she could fight the feeling but there's nothing she can do since he's left his " fingerprints" on her heart even though she thought that she could handle him and almost wondering why she can't forget him since from her perspective he didn't "matter that much" also thinking that the only way would be to find another man to "wash away his touch"or hold on her. That's the best I can come up with.
    Ron34on December 02, 2013   Link

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