"Say Goodbye" as written by Bryan Michael Cox, Kendrick Dean and Adonis Shropshire....
Look
We gotta talk
Dang, I know, I know
But it's, it's just some things I gotta get off chest, alright?

Yeah, woo, ooo, woo, ooo, woo, ooo
Listen

Baby, come here and sit down
Let's talk; I got alot to say
So I guess I'll start by sayin' that I love you
But you know this thing ain't been a walk in the park (for us)
I swear it'll only take a minute
You'll understand when I finish, yeah
And I don't want to see you cry
But I don't want to be the one to tell you a lie, so

How do you let go when you
You just don't know what's on
The other side of the door?
When you're walking out, talk about it, and
Everything I tried to remember to say
Just went out my head
So I'm a do the best I can to get you to understand
Cause I know!!

There's never a right time to say goodbye
But I gotta make the first move
Cause if I don't, you gonna start hating me
Cause I really don't feel the way I once felt about you
Girl, it's not you, it's me
I, I gotta, gotta figure out what I need, oh
There's never a right time to say goodbye
But we know that we gotta go
Our separate ways
And I know it's hard, but we gotta do it
It's kind of killing me
Cause there's never a right time
A right time to say goodbye

Girl, I know your heart is breaking
And a thousand times I
Found myself asking, "Why? Why?"
Why am I taking so long to say this?
But trust me, girl, I never
Meant to crush your world
And I never thought I would see the day we'd grow apart
And I wanna know...

How do you let go when you
You just don't know what's on
The other side of the door?
When you're walking out, talk about
Girl, I hope you understand
What I'm tryna say
We just can't go on
Pretending that we get along
Girl, how you not gonna see that I'm hurt?

There's never a right time to say goodbye
But I gotta make the first move
Cause if I don't, you gonna start hating me
Cause I really don't feel the way I once felt about you
Girl, it's not you, it's me
I, I gotta, gotta figure out what I need, oh
There's never a right time to say goodbye
But we know that we gotta go
Our separate ways
And I know it's hard, but we gotta do it
It's kind of killing me
Cause there's never a right time
A right time to say goodbye

Listen to your heart
Girl, you know
We should be apart, baby
I, I just can't do it
I, I just can't do it
Listen to your heart
Girl, you know
We should be apart, baby
I, I just can't do it
And sometimes it makes me wanna cry
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh
Oh, oh
Do you hear me crying?
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh

There's never a right time to say goodbye
But I gotta make the first move
Cause if I don't, you gonna start hating me
Cause I really don't feel the way I once felt about you
Girl, it's not you, it's me
I, I gotta, gotta figure out what I need, oh
There's never a right time to say goodbye
But we know that we gotta go
Our separate ways
And I know it's hard, but we gotta do it
It's kind of killing me
Cause there's never a right time
A right time to say goodbye

There's never a right time to say goodbye
But I gotta make the first move
Cause if I don't, you gonna start hating me
Cause I really don't feel the way I once felt about you
Girl, it's not you, it's me
I, I gotta, gotta figure out what I need, oh
There's never a right time to say goodbye
But we know that we gotta go
Our separate ways
And I know it's hard, but we gotta do it
It's kind of killing me
Cause there's never a right time
A right time to say goodbye


Lyrics submitted by kylie_215

"Say Goodbye" as written by Roahn Hylton Thomas Lee Brown

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThe song is pretty self explanatory. He thought he would be with this girl forever but things didn't go as planned. Even though he loves her, he knows that staying with her will only hurt her more. He has to leave her in order to find what it is he's looking for. I think this song captures that feeling of not wanting to leave a person, but knowing that you have to, and the emotions that come with not knowing how to do it.
    notahoneydipon February 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhen listening to this song, you just feel it. . . if you've gone through it, you'll know what he's talking about. . .the relationship isn't what they expected, he cares for her and he doesn't want to hurt her, but even though it hurts, he has to end it for his sake, and maybe for hers. . .he doesn't wanna be with her anymore.
    xohhceexon August 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgood song. I am listening to it now.
    loop-to-loopon September 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis songs brings back a lot for me and my boyfriend
    cause we were broken up for a couple days and i felt like i always fixed stuff and he didn't seem like he wanted to. like he'd call but then hang up .. but call back and come over but then suddenly have to leave. but then finally he called me to come out to the car but he didnt say anything.. but this song was playing and he turned it up and i started balllling. i figured he wanted me to hear this. and he said he loved me but it just didnt work out. and we said .. goodbye.
    even though he asked me back out and said he wanted to fix stuff it still brings back that feeling of saying goodbye and being without him
    chels0845on October 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentim going through what he is feeling right now... my feelings for my girlfriend have changed and i just dont know how to tell her
    Smithr1989on October 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentive gone through this and sometimes its just not fair.
    extremlyblonde101on October 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not really into r&b, but i really like this song. It's a good song.
    ifyouleaveon November 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdeff. like when boy and girl break up. he loves her too much he doesnt want to hurt her anymore. becuase he doesnt no whats right. and whats wrong. he doesnt want to kkeep hurting her like he has been. i love this song so much.
    youhavemyx3on November 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt talks about how he doesn't want to lead her on and he needs to break up with her because he doesn't feel the same way towards her anymore and he needs to tell her before he hurts her too bad. I mean he's gonna hurt her anyways by breaking up with her but this way it won't be like he led her on or anything. This is a great song. I think anyone who's deciding to break up with someone should listen to this song because it'll teach them a lot.
    alabama19on November 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthell yah.. im a lead singer for a pop punk band but i love r&b haha this song is off the chain.
    TheEasternMileROCKSon December 21, 2006   Link

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