"In The Rough" as written by and Anna Nalick....
You say you fell while holding diamonds in your hands
"It's your fault for running, holding diamonds," I said
And I offer no sympathy for that
I hear that it was you who died alone
Better off, I sparkle on my own

And someday love will find me in the rough
Someday love will finally be enough

I turned around three times and wound up at your door
Now you say you know all that you did not know before
And I offer no sympathy for that
Better off, I sparkle on my own

And someday love will find me in the rough
Someday love will finally be enough

I got your love letters
I threw them all away
And I hear you think that I'm crazy
I'm driving ninety-five
And I'm driving you away
And I shine a little more lately

And someday love will find me in the rough
Someday love will finally be enough

I shine a little more lately


Lyrics submitted by drego5

"In the Rough" as written by Anna Christine Nalick

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, IMAGEM MUSIC INC

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    General CommentI love just blasting this song and singing along!!!!!!!! Because someday love will find me too

    yup I'm dorky sap hahaha :)
    holding_diamondson August 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentEveryone's piecing it together slowly. To confirm something, it's about an abusive boyfriend. The best line is,

    "I turn around three times and wound up at your door."

    The average number of times for an abused girl to return to her abusive boyfriend is three times. Clever lyrics.
    morethanmelodyon April 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a girl who want's to be valued for her personality, not for what she looks like.
    hence "And someday, Love will find me
    In the rough". Meaning a man will find her and want her for who she is and not what she looked like.
    martinpottson May 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think the this song is about a girl who is finally getting out of a loveless relationship. "sparkle on my own". Maybe the man she was with was rich, and so he tried to keep her by offering wealth. "Diamonds". She's finally out on her own.
    emc1589on July 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think SHE may be the diamond. She was in a relationship, and he was not careful, and he hurt her. She realizes that if he doesn't appriciate her, he's not worth it.

    Also, it could be somthing other than her. Maybe he had a good life, or job, or was in a good relationship, and he was careless and just wasted it away. He "fell" while "holding diamonds."
    coastal_birdon January 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnd someday love will find me too!

    LOL, so corny, yet so true!
    coastal_birdon January 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think she was in a relationship and he hurt her. She's the diamonds he dropped. Consider the line "Someday love will find me in the rough" What do people generally say they are going to find in the rough? Diamonds, right? Right. So, love will find me/diamonds in the rough.

    Anyway, great song, regardless of what it means.
    Fayteon January 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti agree with ya Fayte.... wow, this song is so awesome and her lyrics are so clever... took me forever to find out the name/who sang it but i did and i love it now :D very true and very beautiful song
    jessica007on February 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentShe's definitely referring to herself when she talks about diamonds. This song is about her being in a relationship with this guy, but he treats her badly and thusly she dump him. The guy tries toconvince her that he's changed and know's better (Now you say you know all you did not know before), but she doesn't believe him. Better yet, she's finding out that she's better off without him. She lets him go and has hope that someday, she'll find real love.
    fairyinblacknwhiteon June 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti never thought of it, but yea i agree that she might be the diamond.
    Emo_Brittyon May 03, 2007   Link

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