"I Can Barely Breathe" as written by and Steve Miller Jason Maffucci....
Tell me girl what were you thinking?
Hit me with something that will make this worth my time
Take it back, take it all back now
Every promise I made was just another mistake with you

Tell the truth if you think that you can take it
But I know, you won't
I never felt so all alone
But when it was safe I turned my back and the blade came through

And I can barely breathe
And I can barely breathe
And I can barely breathe

Stand on top of the roof top wondering
Is it good? Yea it's good for jumping
Take back every word you said
'Cause I can barely breathe
(and I can barely breathe)

Tell me now can you still taste him?
'Cause you know you'll never wash your hands of this
Take it back, take it all back now
Every drunken kiss that landed on his lips from you

Make a move if you think that you can make it
But I know, you won't
I never felt so all alone
But when it was safe I turned my back and the blade came through

And I can barely breathe
And I can barely breathe
And I can barely breathe

Stand on top of the roof top wondering
Is it good? Yea it's good for jumping
Take back every word you said
'Cause I can barely breathe
(and I can barely breathe)

Stand on top of the roof top wondering
Is it good? Yea it's good for jumping
Take back every word you said
'Cause I can barely breathe
(and I can barely breathe)

Hold your tongue
You know nothing about this
Don't even get involved

I hope you watch as I'm falling down
Because you are the reason I'd hit the ground
You could be the one that breaks me
You will be the one that breaks me now

I hope you know that every tear you cried
Is a memory left from when you watch me die
You know I'll haunt your dreams
With all these pieces you stole of me
Of me

Stand on top of the roof top wondering
Is it good? Yea it's good for jumping
Take back every word you said
'Cause I can barely breathe
(and I can barely breathe)

Stand on top of the roof top wondering
Is it good? Yea it's good for jumping
Take back every word you said
'Cause I can barely breathe
(and I can barely breathe)


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"I Can Barely Breathe" as written by Dan Simons Andrew Meunier

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    General CommentI love this song.
    I think it's just about being bretrayed by the one you loved and trusted and he's just so caught up he's even cotemplating jumping.
    wiseaimeeon December 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentya i think so too, and this band needs more comments!
    ugotISmailon January 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics and how the song came out is amazing it tells a story of how a slowly and eventaully dies because of someone he loved who didn't love him back and kept screwing things up.
    _andrewon February 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthot.
    speeedon March 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of my faves
    saw them live at the hometown show
    fuckin' amazing
    TheSeanAestheticon July 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentCrazy bitch drove him crazy, with dishonesty and habit to fool around.
    thedrummer16on July 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthey guys i didnt know where to post this but i thought that u just surrender fans should know that before they were called Just Surrender they were A Second Chance and they changed it cause i think some band said that they copied it or something i dont know the full story but yeh A Second chance have 1 song that they didnt take on with the new name and its called Which burns more and its a pretty good song check it out
    drkxfactron August 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcontemplation of suicide
    and I love the deep voiced part because its effin hot
    and this band is amazing
    asylumon September 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song!! The line, "Take it back, take it all back now" just kills me. It's like all the nice, lovey things she said to him mean nothing now because she betrayed him. Everything she ever said is now worthless and it hurts him so much. I can relate so much.
    LunaGirlon January 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthese guys kick ass in concert,,,

    AHHH!
    blink182wangaon January 29, 2007   Link

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