It's just like the movies, I eat from the trees
If I do not open the curtains then I cannot see
All the people run by

My heart eats beats...
My heart eats love...

You are mistaken 'cause I do not bite
Over the Williamsburg bridge on a bike
And if he loves me then why does he leave?

My heart eats beats...
My heart eats love...

Don't say goodbye like you're burying him
'Cause the world is round and he might return

But if he loves me then why does he leave?


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    General Commenti.love.this.song
    WriterOfFictionson February 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love what she does with her voice after "and if he loves me then why does he leave?"

    Regina is amazing.
    Kaaatieon April 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song to me is just about being love.

    You know, when you first fall in love, and you dont entirly realise that you have, when your lover has to leave, and they walk through the door, and nothing else maters. all you can think aobut is them walking away. The first few weeks, where love is like an illness.

    For me this song describes that moment.

    And her own little piece of advice, the thing you have to keep on reminding yourself

    "Don't say goodbye like you're burying him
    Cause the world is round and he might return"

    that. just that, this song helped me =D
    fitzgeraldon June 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song, like it seems a lot of other of Regina's songs, to me, is about someone naive and scared of the outside world. She doesn't want to leave perfection, but once love is entered into the picture, it makes it more perfect, but when he leaves, she can't help but feel like something is missing.

    And the part about eating beats and love, makes me picture the character as a monster, haha.
    bryceon September 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits all about the piano and the verse
    But if he loves me then why does he leave
    warrenaikmenon September 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentummm...for some reason I sometimes think about 'The Others' when I listen to song....hm

    anyways. It's about love I suppose...maybe
    adevaon October 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentto me its like in this song she is almost talking to herself in way or talking to a higher being when she asks "but if he loves me then why does he leave?" in a way it makes me feel like second guessing your love and btw i love love love this song it helps me out sometimes
    cklavaon December 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhat does
    "You are mistaken cause i do not bite
    Over the williamsburg bridge on a bike"
    mean?
    nemequittepason December 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about her lover having to leave her for a long amount of time.
    Something epic,
    big & dramatic.
    Scream on rooftops*on February 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love how the words she chooses makes it sound like double entendre. "my heart eats beats-tsts-eats-tsts-beats-tsts... " if you eat beats then you know you can get all redish purple..and that makes me think that her heart is messy and bleeding...and her heart also beats...as the second message....great great song...
    for some reason it makes me think of king kong....like hes a monster and all the people run...but he just wants love...hes practicly human his heart beats too....and people get the wrong impression...but his story is passed down through generatons in our society... they keep making his movies so we never truly bury him
    envirohodgeson February 07, 2007   Link

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