With a heart so pure
You could fall so quickly
Don’t you dare slow down for me

Were it not for hearts like mine
Calloused thickly
You could fall so easily
(Don’t you dare slow down for me)

You can take everything I have
Just don’t leave my side
No, don’t leave my side

You can take everything I have
Just don’t leave my side
No, don’t leave my side

Cause your words hit like a train
And I can’t ignore it
This moment could be our last
You fall in love
And I’m running after
You move way too fast

But don’t slow down
And don’t let go
Hold me closer now

They say I don’t know how to love the right way
But you make me feel
You make me feel like I do

You can take everything I have
Just don’t leave my side
No, don’t leave my side

Cause your words hit like a train
And I can’t ignore it
This moment could be our last
You fall in love
And I’m running after
You move way too fast

Cause your words hit like a train
And I can’t ignore it
This moment could be our last
You fall in love
And I’m running after
You move way too fast
(Don’t slow down)


Cause your words hit like a train
And I can’t ignore it
This moment could be our last
You fall in love
And I’m running after
You move way too fast
(Don't slow down)


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    General Commenti love love love this song. so awesome. copeland is amazing
    iamyourheroon February 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentone of my favorites off the new album. it's about just wanting to be with someone, and not caring about how fast things are going.
    youngloverson March 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI agree with younglovers, but also--there's that classic desperation in his voice... It makes me think he's so blown away by this person who shines so brightly, they're just one of those people that see's the world in a different light that all the rest of us. It feels (to me) like such a refreshing love--it's so new and energetic, it's hard to get into the rhythm of it--"You always hit like a train"--but it's better than anything that's been had before--"and I can't ignore it..."
    desocanyonon April 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentor I could totaly misquote my favorite band... that's alright...

    Also-- what if the person in this song loves *him* so much it's staggering. They're way over the edge, "You fall in love," and the singer (or whoever's in his position) is struggling to keep up, but wanting to so badly-- "don't slow down."
    desocanyonon April 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentgreat song. great new album. these fellows continue to be so wonderful.
    savexmyxdayon April 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love the transitions of this song. The Beginning, to the slowed down "You can take everything I have", to the sped up "Your words hit like a train..."

    Musically....I love it

    The lyrics arn't half bad either :-)
    brarig219on October 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love the transitions of this song. The Beginning, to the slowed down "You can take everything I have", to the sped up "Your words hit like a train..."

    Musically....I love it

    The lyrics arn't half bad either :-)
    brarig219on October 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMy english teacher just turned me on to Copeland and this is by far my favorite song by them so far.

    I got from it that the guy has had many relationship's over the past and the girl has never really been in love. She is falling fast and he doesn't want her to because of one reason or another but a part of him doesn't care and he doesn't want her to slow down. I love it!
    drummer27on November 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYou can take everything I have...
    Just don’t leave my side
    No, don’t leave my side

    GOD DAMMIT 98% OF COPELAND'S SONGS
    MAKE ME CRY!

    i love them.
    x________teenheaton February 03, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"My english teacher just turned me on to Copeland"

    tell them they are the coolest person ever, please?
    remembermaineon November 03, 2006   Link

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