"I'm Sorry" as written by and Gustaf Kjellvander....
I painted a picture of you
Your soul was red & your mind was blue
Destiny lad a light on my creation
This dream I had made a slave of my passion
Reality was always too far away

And we were happy until it came too close 1 day
Suddenly I faced the truth of my dream
My love had only been a picture, a scene
I suppose I needed to believe
Didn't want to see you had never been close to me

But I'm sorry
This illusion has caused you a lot of pain
And I have no solution
I'll try to never be back again

I'm sorry [Repeat: x4]

I painted a picture of you
My dream was a lie & the lie became truth
Reality held his breath too long
It's disgusting what dreams can do


I'm sorry [Repeat: x4]

Lyrics submitted by ricoetc

"I'm Sorry" as written by Gustaf Kjellvander Dan Englund

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis song kicks ass!! :)
    Angeldust_14on June 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song!!! :-)
    chloe0190on August 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe original of this song is performed by Dilba btw. I don't know if I need the explain the lyrics...
    RoCon March 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis has to be one of the greatest ballads of all time
    riffmaster28on March 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLOOOOOVVVVVEEEEEEEEEE ITTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :(
    evilcookieson May 12, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt's pretty self-explanatory, I think. A person (the singer) has fallen in love with somebody, but this somebody doesn't know. However, the singer doesn't let go of this somebody in their mind, and ends up building this illusion of a relationship that simply isn't true, and "paints a picture" of this person that, really, they don't even know; at least, not as well as they'd like to think. The person they'd imagined in their mind was in actuality nothing that they thought they were.

    At first the singer knows this, but eventually, the "lie became truth". He didn't want to see the fact that he'd never been close with this person that he's created this whole fantasy around, and doesn't want to accept the fact that it is just a fantasy, and gets lost in his own illusion... and as a result, he ends up hurting the person he fell in love with in some way.

    Honestly, it hits pretty close to home, for me...
    Descarteson January 24, 2012   Link
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    General Commentwow, now i suddenly understand.
    a guy i flirted with for months, and he hurt me, wrote "And we were happy until it came too close one day" to me. now i finally understand what he ment by that. goshh.. i'm almost crying.
    ninaDIAMONDon December 16, 2007   Link

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