The strands in your eyes that color them wonderful
Stop me and steal my breath
Emeralds from mountains thrust towards the sky
Never revealing their depth

Tell me that we belong together
Dress it up with the trappings of love
I'll be captivated, I'll hang from your lips
Instead of the gallows of heartache that hang from above

I'll Be your cryin' shoulder
I'll Be love suicide
I'll Be better when I'm older
I'll Be the greatest fan of your life

Rain falls angry on the tin roof
As we lie awake in my bed
You're my survival, you're my living proof
My love is alive and not dead

Tell me that we belong together
Dress it up with the trappings of love
I'll be captivated, I'll hang from your lips
Instead of the gallows of heartache that hang from above

I'll Be your cryin' shoulder
I'll Be love suicide
I'll Be better when I'm older
I'll Be the greatest fan of your life

I've dropped out, burned up, fought my way back from the dead
Tuned in, turned on, remembered the things you said

I'll Be your cryin' shoulder
I'll Be love suicide
I'll Be better when I'm older
I'll Be the greatest fan of your life



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  • +2
    General Comment:"Rain falls angry on the tin roof, As we lie awake in my bed
    You're my survival, you're my living proof
    My love is alive and not dead"
    Crei que lo perdir hasta que llegastes tu en mi vida otra vez, Mija. bm&s
    zackmayoon March 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:ive read a lot of these comments and i had to make an account to specify the meaning of the song. Edwin himself said in an interview it was a song he had written for a past girlfriend whos dream was to make it big in the Hollywood industry, and broke up with him to try and do so. ie; note "ill be the greatest fan of your life", saying where ever she ends up he'll be her greatest fan. so yes this is a break up song.
    marks2571on October 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I love and hate this song. I love it because its just a beautiful song and I'd like to think I'd say "I'll Be" to a girl some day. I hate it because it always reminds me of my ex-girlfriend and thats just something I could do without right now. Too many painful memories go along witht that.
    wherewulfon January 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I love this song so much. Its sunch a great song and it means so much to me. It reminds me of my girlfriend and how much i love her and that she means the world to me.
    br0ken hearton February 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I love this song. Though it's a love song sang buy a guy (and I'm a chica) it reminds me of an old friend. We haven't spoken in years but everytime I hear this song it makes me wanna call him up.
    Cool_Dandyon February 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:ahh this song is awesome. the words are great, but i love the guy's voice so much. its one of those songs that when you hear it you get chills... those songs are the best. i guess thats how i know that i really like a song~
    gooberjooon April 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is such a beautiful song... if you really listen to the words and know them by heart, you can sort of daydream to this song... like you're slow dancing, or walking, or cuddling, with the love of your life! It makes me feel just so... content :)
    XoxKeLxoXon May 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is a VERY beautiful song. It has been my favorite song since the first day I heard it. Edwin makes beautiful music.
    vandalizedon May 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this is me and my best guy friends song. it used to be on the radio every time we were on the phone, it was kinda creepy. but the song is sweet and it really makes me smile...
    flutmuttobsteron May 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is definitely one of my favorite songs of all time.. its that great.
    MzAsHLeYon May 21, 2002   Link

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