I am finding out that maybe I was wrong
That I've fallen down and I can't do this alone
Stay with me
This is what I need please

Will you sing us a song
And we'll sing it back to you
We could sing our own
But what would it be without you

I am nothing now
And its been so long
Since I've heard a sound
The sound of my only hope
This time I will be listening

Will you sing us a song
And we'll sing it back to you
We could sing our own
But what would it be without you

This heart, it beats
Beats for only you

My heart is yours



Lyrics submitted by BrandNew1208, edited by cosmickiss, janelley

"My Heart" as written by Hayley Nichole/farro Williams

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  • +2
    General Comment:at first i thought it was about a guy....

    then i kept singing it and singing it and i sang tha part that goes "the sound of my only hope"

    and now i think this song is about God. i dont know, but it just fits for a praise song...

    "this heart it beats beats for only you"
    "i am nothing now"
    "this time i will be listening"
    "sing us a song and we'll sing it back to you"
    "what would it be without you"
    "i can't do this alone"

    oh yeah, and some of the lyrics there are wrong and missing some words.
    cosmic_kisseson December 27, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:I. Love. This. Song. So. Effin'. Much.

    And I deffinitely think it's about God. But they're not a christian band- besides you can't really listen to anything Wikipedia says- as much as I love that site.
    AxMelodicxClashon October 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I still take it as a relationship love song, but I can definitely see where God can come into play.

    Either way, I absolutely love it. Quite possibly my favorite on the CD. So simple but it hits something in me..
    my everyanythingon January 02, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:there's not much to really say about this song.
    however, i'm not sure if i agree with the whole "God" thing. i'm guessing it's about God and some guy. she could be talking about both at the same time.

    i talked to paramore at cornerstone and i was confused because i did not know of their faith. they said they were all strong in their faith, but hayley had said that none of their songs are really about faith at all.

    maybe she meant the songs she had written around that time, or about all of the songs.
    who knows.
    HerEyesDestroyedon February 10, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:i am ANOTHER idiot.

    i though it was the year 2007. goddamn. i thougth 2006 was last year.

    wtf is wrong with me!?
    cosmic_kisseson August 05, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:People can definetly have their own interpretation to this song and are entitled to how they feel it affects them.

    To me this a worship song due to the sincerity of the emotion. It says in the bible that we belong to God and that he created us and we bear his fingerprints. How appropriate then with Paramore being Christians, to express their gratitude by saying "My heart beats for only you". Paramore isn't preachy with their music, they just are honest and sincere.

    Haley also talks about her own inability to survive without help from God, "That i've fallen down and can't do this on my own" I think this song is very humbling and just allows people to reach out to what gives them life, i.e. the beating of their hearts.
    rjolicoeon November 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:She made the mistake of falling for someone she probably couldn't have. Which I don't understand, she is gorgeous and outgoing; who couldn't she have lol. But she just wants "whoever" to stay with her and help her and be with her.

    Corbie.
    Corbieon April 17, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I prefer to think of it as a simple love song, no Godliness to it.

    I love it, though.
    Rememberthisusernameon March 26, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I love this song!
    I like it when the guy is screaming his voice out, almost in the ending.

    SxBxLovaon March 29, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:this is my ####1 fave paramore song. it actually means a lot to me. i personally think this song is about God or someone guiding them-- just look at the first lyrics.

    I am finding out that maybe I was wrong
    That I've fallen down
    And I can't do this alone (like she's praying for help)
    Stay with me (she needs God's guidence)
    This is what I need, please (she needs it BADLY xD)

    i love that paramore gives subtle yet meaningful hints to something greater then just a crush.... they're amazing. a lot of people say the screaming turns them off, but that to me is the best part of the whole song and a VERY brave move to put on their first CD. but how awesome is it that it was Josh? VERY :D
    lovealwayskellyon April 13, 2010   Link

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