"100 Different Ways" as written by and Lisa Cowling Shawn Lee....
As I tried to say goodbye
You wouldn't let me
Kept holding me back
Now I see your face in the crowds
But it's never really you that I'm looking at
I've tried my luck calling night and day
And now I'm stuck
Coz everything you throw away
I'd hold my breath and walk through fire for you
I've tried my best, but all my letters will not do

Aye, aye, aye, I wanna tell you
Aye, aye, aye, My love is so true
Aye, aye, aye, You've got me holding on, yeah
Aye, aye, aye, What was I thinking?
Aye, aye, aye, I've started sinking
Aye, aye, aye, Told you time and time again I was wrong

A hundred different ways I could say I'm sorry, oh
And every other day I try something new, oh
I'd write it out in blood if I thought you'd change but, oh
It's not enough for you

Remember how we laughed together
Said we'd be like this forever
I know so much has happened baby, oh
Why did I hurt you so
Remember how we stayed up dreaming
Of all the thing that we believed in
I know too much has happened baby, oh
And everyday I wonder why I let it go

Aye, aye, aye, I wanna tell you
Aye, aye, aye, My love is so true
Aye, aye, aye, You've got me holding on, yeah
Aye, aye, aye, What was I thinking?
Aye, aye, aye, I've started sinking
Aye, aye, aye, Told you time and time again I was wrong

A hundred different ways I could say I'm sorry, oh
And every other day I try something new, oh
I'd write it out in blood if I thought you'd change but, oh
It's not enough for you

A hundred different ways I could say I'm sorry, oh
And every other day I try something new, oh
I'd write it out in blood if I thought you'd change but, oh
It's not enough for you


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    General CommentI'm not the hugest Girls Aloud fan but even I find it ridiculous that I'm the first person to comment on this song.

    To me, this is one of the songs they've written/recorded.

    "I've tried my luck calling night and day
    And now I'm stuck
    Coz everything you throw away"
    I'm guessing that this song is about a girl who's trying to get through to her boyfriend/ex after a messy break up. He was insecure and overprotective and it resulted in them splitting. She's still in love with him, but he doesn't want to know in fear of getting hurt again.
    It's a magical song, and It deserves more appraisal.
    ShootTheEmmaon December 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentNadine's vocals are great in this.
    Amazing song, so sad...
    rebbedouton June 27, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song basically explains exactly how I feel right now. I'm in this situation and it sucks.

    "As I tried to say goodbye
    You wouldn't let me
    Kept holding me back"
    Now I see your face in the crowds
    But it's never really you that I'm looking at

    To me, she tried to break up with him, but he wanted her to stay. He didn't want her to go. But now that it has ended, she sees him everywhere, though he's not really there.


    "I've tried my luck calling night and day
    And now I'm stuck
    Coz everything you throw away
    I'd hold my breath and walk through fire for you
    I've tried my best, but all my letters will not do"

    Now she realized she's made a mistake and she's trying to make him hear her out. She calls. writes letters and it never helps. She would do anything for him. She's stuck because no matter what she does, it doesn't help. She doesn't know what else to do.


    "Aye, aye, aye, I wanna tell you
    Aye, aye, aye, My love is so true
    Aye, aye, aye, You've got me holding on, yeah
    Aye, aye, aye, What was I thinking?
    Aye, aye, aye, I've started sinking
    Aye, aye, aye, Told you time and time again I was wrong"

    She wants him to know she still loves him and she made a mistake. She doesn't know what she was thinking.


    "A hundred different ways I could say I'm sorry, oh
    And every other day I try something new, oh
    I'd write it out in blood if I thought you'd change but, oh
    It's not enough for you"

    There's so many ways she could apologize, and she's constantly trying. She would do anything, but everything she tries isn't good enough.


    "Remember how we laughed together
    Said we'd be like this forever
    I know so much has happened baby, oh
    Why did I hurt you so
    Remember how we stayed up dreaming
    Of all the thing that we believed in
    I know too much has happened baby, oh
    And everyday I wonder why I let it go"

    She thinks about the past relationship they had, and how happy they were, and why she ended it and hurt him.

    Such a beautiful and well written song.
    EricaMolinaroon August 22, 2011   Link

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