When you're on,I swear you're on
You rip my heart right out
You rip my heart right out

I think the whole room
Can hear me, Clear my throat
You rip my heart right out
You rip my heart right out

If you still care at all
Don't go, tell me now
If you love me at all
Don't call

Then out of nowhere
Put me right back there
Rip my heart right out
You rip my heart right out

And we know
What happens when
We get to your house
Rip my heart right out
You'll rip my heart right out

If you still care at all
Don't go, tell me now
If you love me at all
Please don't, tell me now
If you still care at all
Don't go, tell me now
If you love me at all
Don't call

I throw away everything
I've written you
Oh anything
Just keep my mind from thinking
How I've had you once
Oh, I can't forget that
Sometimes I wish
I could lose you again

You're winning me over
With everything you say
You rip my heart right out
You rip my heart right out

When I let you closer
I only want you closer
You rip my heart right out
You rip my heart right out

If you still care at all
Don't go, tell me now
If you love me at all
Please don't, tell me now
Yeah, if you still care at all
Don't go, tell me now
If you love me at all
Don't call
If you love me at all



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"Your House" as written by James Christopher/burch Adkins

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +1
    General Comment:Well, I think the meaning of this song is pretty universal, but it's the way that it's presented that makes it so damn special. I'd listened to the album maybe four times before I realised just how heartbreaking the song was -- and then I couldn't stop listening to it over and over again... with the kind of obsession that makes romance hard, whether you're falling in love or tearing yourself apart.
    It's all self-inflicted wounds anyway.
    Xabianon August 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:ya know. i HATED this song when i first got bleed american. i had to skip it...i dunno. i just didn't like the way it sounded. it just went against everything i loved about clarity. but then, i listened to the lyrics and i found that it was the main thing that i love about clarity. the whole universal experience of the ups and downs of love, etc. god, it kills me now. it totally reminds me of my "ex" (we were never in an official relationship, so i guess it doesn't count)...after i completely broke it off with him, he would know (and he still knows) JUST when to call me and tell me that he wants me for real. he calls when my life is just starting to get stressful (before a midterm/final. etc) and it turns my life upside down. i've actually told him never to call me again if he really cares...he keeps calling. anyway.
    isuckatthison September 09, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:The one you love isn't the one who won't break your heart.
    werechickon March 09, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:This song is simple. The lyrics are straightforward and meaningful at the same time. To me, this song is about a bf/gf relationship that won't work for some reason. Maybe it's an age difference, a distance problem, etc, etc. But he loves this girl, and he wants her to know that. But he also needs her to understand that he can't continue as they are.

    The lyrics describe the temptation, pain, and heartbreak that he faces in trying to finally end the relationship.
    musicmeetsmemoryon January 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:hey y'all, just thought i'd post these complete lyrics b/c it's sortof hard to follow the broken up lyrics in the other version, and Your House is the kindof song where you need to have readable lyrics that flow....and yes, I find this song reeeeeally emo.
    i_like_emoon July 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:thank you for posting the lyrics correctly. this is a terrific song :)

    "when you're on, I swear you're on / you rip my heart right out" ahhh ... burn me
    catherinekson July 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This song reminds me of my ex bf. we were together 19 months. We just grew apart & eventually broke up, but still fooled around and stuff. 5 months later we're both seeing someone new, but I still love him. Aaaaargh! This song totally gets to me - I still see him cos we're best friends so the lyrics
    "And we know what happens when we get to your house
    Rip my heart right out
    You'll rip my heart right out "
    kinda fit.
    Lifes a bitch.
    :S:
    chimpunkon July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Yep, kinda tired of having my heart ripped out. I'm ready for something real, something meaningful. I am waiting for that day, whenever it may come. . . .
    ChaosFluro24on August 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"you rip my heart right out" that's like me when (if) I ever fell in love and fell out love, both were just so intense I felt like my heart was being ripped out. Ripped out when I fall in love because, I don't know....like you feel that connection and if it's not a connection, there's just some kind of chemisty even if it's one sided, or maybe lust, something that causes you to suffer because it catches your eye or attention. I think of that and trying to forget them because you know that maybe it just won't work out and it's best that they try to stay away and not even think of them, be aware of that certain someone that caused so much racket in either a good OR bad way in your relationship. I have all my thoughts down, most of it, but I don't think it makes sense. I just think it's a love song to me....and, I can relate in my own personal 'psychotic' way when it comes to if not love, whatever caused me to come across this feeilng and situation when it comes to someone.
    psychotic_bitchon August 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:ok, well, i now understand the lyrics, and it sounds really emotional, but i dont have a story about an ex boyfriend that i can tell, lol. oh well.
    sparklingmonkeyson August 22, 2002   Link

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