"Walk Away" as written by Christina Aguilera, Scott Spencer Storch and Matt Morris....
What do you do when you know something's bad for you
And you still can't let go?

I was naive
Your love was like candy
Artificially sweet
I was deceived by the wrapping

Got caught in your web
And I learned how to bleed
I was prey in your bed
And devoured completely

And it hurts my soul
Cause I can't let go
All these walls are caving in
I can't stop my suffering
I hate to show that I've lost control
'Cause I, I keep going right back
To the one thing that I need to walk away from

I need to get away from ya
I need to walk away from ya
Get away, walk away, walk away

I should have known
I was used for amusement
Couldn't see through the smoke
It was all an illusion

Now I've been licking my wounds (licking my wounds)
But the venom seeps deeper(deeper, deeper)
We both can seduce
But darling you hold me prisoner (prisoner)

I'm about to break
I can't stop this ache
I'm addicted to your allure
And I'm fiendin' for a cure
Every step I take
Leads to one mistake
I keep going right back
To the one thing that I need

I can't mend
This torn state I'm in
Getting nothing in return
What did I do to deserve
The pain of this slow burn
And everywhere I turn
I keep going right back
To the one thing that I need to walk away from

I need to get away from ya
I need to walk away from ya

Every time I try to grasp for air
I get smothered in despair, it's never over, over
Seems I'll never wake from this nightmare,
I let out a silent prayer
Let it be over, over

Inside I'm screaming
Begging, pleading
No more

I don't know what to do
My heart has been bruised
So sad but it's true
Each beat reminds me of you

It hurts my soul
'Cause I can't let go
All these walls are caving in
I can't stop my suffering
I hate to show that I've lost control
Cause I
I keep going right back
To the one thing that I need, oh

I'm about to break
And I can't stop this ache
I'm addicted to your allure
And I'm fiendin' for a cure
Every step I take
Leads to one mistake
I keep going right back
To the one thing that I need, Oh

I can't mend
This torn state I'm in
Getting nothing in return
What did I do to deserve
The pain of this moment
And everywhere I turn
I keep going right back
To the one thing that I need to walk away from

I say
I need to get away from ya
I need to walk away from ya
Get away, walk away, walk away

Only thing I need to do is walk away

I need to get away from ya
I need to walk away from ya
Get away, walk away, walk away

I need to get away from ya
I need to walk away from ya
Get away, walk away, walk away

I need to get away from ya
I need to walk away from ya
Get away, walk away, walk away


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"Walk Away" as written by Diane Warren Michael Bolton

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Realsongs

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    General CommentNo offense, but most of you people are dumbasses. it's Not about how "you know that you love someone but you can't stay with them so you need to walk away and it breaks your heart, etc." it's about how you love someone, but they treat you like absolute shit, and even though part of you wants desperately to leave them, you still love them and can't bring yourself to do it.. it's like, you're not strong enough because you care so much even though they treat you wrong. "I can't stop this ache, I'm addicted to your allure And I'm fiending for a cure" .....get it?
    sixhourson January 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about an addiction...
    _Purity_on April 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree with everything said on this, for the most part...definitely about being involved with someone you can't tear yourself away from, even though they're treating you horribly...

    this will always remain one of my favorites...and one i relate to on a very personal level... unfortunately.
    delialon June 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is totally amazing! I've loved it for as long as I can remember. When I first read it I assumed it was about abuse, but once my friend went thru a situation exactly like the one in the song, I realized it's just about loving someone you know you shouldn't, or who makes you someone you don't like being: vulnerable. It's also about seeing the truth behind someone, or realizing who they really are when you've been blinded from reality. It's also the typical story of not being able to let go, though you know you should. It doesn't only have no be, getting back together with this person, but letting them continue to control your life long after you should have let go.
    Jules***on August 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThere's so much emotion poured into this song. It's basically about an unhealthy relationship in which one member keeps craving the other despite knowing it's not the best decision. It happens a lot with women who feel the need to go back to their ex, meanwhile everyone from an objective viewpoint has no idea why that person keeps going back to that person who keeps treating them so poorly.
    CoolForeveron April 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song could as well be about being the other woman.
    How "Artificially sweet" it all was to begin with and how she nothing in return got - of course for the reason that he already had another. It seems like this song is about trying to break free without any luck. Being down on your knees only wishing that the pain, anger and frustration would go away.
    Even though she tries to go away she keep going right back to one thing that she need to walk away from (to quote to song).

    How bad this relationship is for her and how she really need to get out of this addiction.

    ("addicted to your allure")

    Of course this is just my interpretation of this amazing song.
    iannesofieon February 28, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthe vocals on this song are amazing, every time i listen 2 it i can hear something new. i can kinda relate to this song, so it means something 2 me, and it really helps wen it leads straight on to "fighter" as it shows u can get over things
    alice palaceon May 21, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti cant believe theres no more than one comment for this--this song is amazing i love the way its written. it brings back some god awful memories though
    beautiful.disasteron October 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti cant believe theres no more than one comment for this--this song is amazing i love the way its written. it brings back some god awful memories though
    beautiful.disasteron October 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome. Lyrically, musicially, emotionally...it's powerful. The phrasing and musicality of it are just so unique and clever. I applaud Christina on this one.
    Sweet_Serenity86on October 15, 2004   Link

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