"even so" as written by and Rachael Amanda Yamagata....
You're gonna hate me when I tell you everything
You're gonna question whether you really know me at all
You will revisit every smile, and where it fit into the day
I know this is how it will play
And I try, oh I try to think of all the things
That I could do to let you know that I love you

Even so

I was not looking to do you wrong
Was not looking for a change of scenery
Don't remember where, or when, or how I did
But I'm hoping that you'll forgive me
And I try, oh I try to think of all the things
That I could do to let you know that I love you

Do you remember how we used to run in the summertime?
Do you remember how we'd run in the summertime?

Oh I try, I try so very hard
And I cry, I cry so very much
For I love you like you'll never let yourself feel again
I love you like a brother and a friend
I love you with my whole heart until it bends
I love you like a lover until the very end

But I'll always think of all the things
You did to let me know that you love me
But you're leaving
Even so


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"Even So" as written by Rachael Amanda Yamagata

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    General Commentthis is The Song. it embodies everything i felt during a moment in my life.

    it's about a girl or person who did something very harmful to their significant other. and because of it they lost that person. and they regret their action very much, and this song is explaining why they did it, even though there is no answer suitable enought for their other
    roach133on January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentEverything.
    I was that girl.
    xinniefulon April 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentso am I. right at the moment.

    in my personal opinion, the girl loves the boy too much. too deeply. she has done so many things to show him how much she loves him, but he didn't see. and if he did, he'd be scared.

    I can't put it in words, but it's like an obsession. she can't stop showing her feelings and he doesn't see. doesn't want to see, maybe.
    madrigalon October 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commenta couple of months later, but not I'm not wiser yet. could someone please tell me, why he refuses to see everything I've done?
    madrigalon December 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. i love this, and quiet. i know exactly what yamagata is trying to get across. in both songs, yamagata is begging for forgiveness from a lover, looking back on what they had, and how she screwed it somehow. i've been through exactly that. she portrays both so perfectly.
    xerceson June 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI was the significant other.
    HE screwed it up.
    HE abandoned me.


    ...So why do I feel like it's my fault?

    I, too, have a question.
    Is there any way to get over the love of your life after 128 days of being without him? Or am I doomed to this feeling of emptiness, of terrifying darkness, of.... well, depression?

    Somebody help me. I don't want to be like this anymore.
    iheartedwardcullenon January 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHow cliche this may sound, time will heal all wounds. Things will get better as time passes by, just need to focus on the good stuff that is around you. Like your friends & family.

    Just love Yamagata's songs =)
    Summer178on January 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love the change of mood when she sings "do you remember how we used to run in the summertime?"

    Just that feeling of nostalgic regret. Beautiful song.
    mandamarieon October 08, 2008   Link

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