"Burn" as written by Usher Raymond, Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Cox....
Girl, understand why
See it's burning me to hold onto this
I know this is something I gotta do
But that don't mean I want to
What I'm trying to say is that I-love-you I just
I feel like this is coming to an end
And its better for me to let it go now than hold on and hurt you
I gotta let it burn

It's gonna burn for me to say this
But it's coming from my heart
It's been a long time coming
But we done been fell apart
Really wanna work this out
But I don't think ya gonna change ya
I do but you don't
Think it's best we go our separate ways
Tell me why I should stay in this relationship
When I'm hurting baby, I ain't happy baby
Plus there's so many other things I gotta deal with
I think that you should let it burn

When your feeling ain't the same and your body don't want to
But you know gotta let it go cause the party ain't jumpin' like it used to
Even though this might bruise you
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

Deep down you know it's best for yourself but you
Hate the thought of her being with someone else
But you know that it's over
You know that it was through
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

Sendin' pages I ain't supposed to
Got somebody here but I want you
Cause the feeling ain't the same find myself
Callin' her your name
Ladies tell me do you understand?
Now all my fellas do you feel my pain?
It's the way I feel
I know I made a mistake
Now it's too late
I know she ain't coming back
What I gotta do now
To get my shorty back
Oh oh oh oh
Man I don't know what I'm gonna do
Without my boo
You've been gone for too long
It's been fifty-eleven days, um-teen hours
I'mma be burnin' till you return (let it burn)

When your feeling ain't the same and your body don't want to
But you know gotta let it go cause the party ain't jumpin' like it used to
Even though this might bruise you
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

Deep down you know it's best for yourself but you
Hate the thought of her being with someone else
But you know that it's over
You know that it was through
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

I'm twisted cause one side of me is tellin' me that I need to move on
On the other side I wanna break down and cry (oh)
I'm twisted cause one side of me is tellin' me that I need to move on
On the other side I wanna break down and cry (yeah)

Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh (can you feel me burnin'?)
Oh oh oh oh oh oh

So many days, so many hours
I'm still burnin' till you return

When your feeling ain't the same and your body don't want to
But you know gotta let it go cause the party ain't jumpin' like it used to
Even though this might bruise you
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

Deep down you know it's best for yourself but you
Hate the thought of her being with someone else
But you know that it's over
You know that it was through
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn


Lyrics submitted by fallacies

"Burn" as written by Bryan Michael Paul Cox Bryan Cox

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentHe can't live with or without her :(

    He still loves her but he left her because they both were just hurting each other
    but after he broke up with her regret it --> " i know i made a mistake (Leaving her ) now it's too late (he knows she won't come back) "

    and now he feels desperate because one side of him tells him to let her go because they can't work things out but the other side of him can't stand being apart from her cos' he loves her endlessly and it tears him apart imagine her with another guy

    And eventhough he is with someone new all he really wants is to be with her cos' no one can replace her

    It's a very sad and complicated situation
    Sunshine0000on August 08, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmarry me urrsher plz
    I love this song. He needs to make up his mind though.
    MiZzMeGaN83on April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyou know usher does really read this right?
    vanessgph04on April 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow.. this song speaks volumes because I completly know what its talking about.. an almost two year relationship is the hardest thing i've ever had to let go of..
    Robynon April 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentusher doesnt read this crap! stop BSing to little kids who dont know any better . . .
    blowpop51on April 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcrazy ^ that chic's name is robyn & we pretty much have to same feelings about this song! Usher has been doin awesome this year & this song is a huge reason why!! The bridge part is prolly want gets me that most bc in so my situations I kno i need to let go and i want to but then thats when i wanna break down bc i kno i cant and dont want to let go! This song so many people can relate to in multiple ways & thats why its a hit
    bynnie babi05on April 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYea this song is hot from a guy's point of view too. Mad hot, girls like it when we sing along to it :)
    Calledforblackupon May 01, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is 105% self explanitory, it tells you the story right off the bat.
    advantge734on May 02, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdiz song make me cry becuz da diz one person luv me so much he want me 2 change da way i act.Every tyme i hear diz song it make me think.
    xLaZgRlx17on May 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song because it really has meaning and he is doing awesome his songs have been number 1 for a while! go usher!
    mshorty319on May 17, 2004   Link

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