"Till It Happens to You" as written by Corinne Bailey Rae, Pamela Sheyne and Paul Herman....
I know what I said
Was heat of the moment
But there's a little truth in between the words we've spoken
It's a little late now to fix the heart that's broken
Please, don't ask me where I'm going
'Cause I don't know
No, I don't know anymore

It used to feel like heaven
Used to feel like May
I used to hear those violins playing our strings like a symphony
Now they've gone away
Nobody wants to face the truth
But you won't believe what love can do
Till it happens to you
Till it happens to you

Went to the old flat
Guess I was trying to turn the clock back
How come that nothing feels the same now when I'm with you?
We used to stay up all night in the kitchen when our love was new
Ooo, love, I'm a fool to believe in you
'Cause I don't know
No, I don't know
Anymore

It used to feel like heaven
It used to feel like May
I used to hear those violins playing our strings like a symphony
Now they're gone away
Nobody wants to know the truth
Until their heart's broken (their heart's been broken)
Don't you dare tell them what you think to do (don't you dare)
Till they get over (and over, over)
You can only learn these things from experience
When you get older (oh, when you get older, you'll understand, oh)
I just wish that someone would have told me, mmm-hmm-mmm
Ooo, mmm-hmm-mmm, oh
Till it happens to you
Till it happens to you
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Till it happens to you
Ooo, oh, oh, oh, ooo


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"Till It Happens to You" as written by Paul Philip Herman Corinne Bailey Rae

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  • +2
    General Commentoh ladies, love lives for you
    don't quit believing just yet

    just don't settle for anything less than unselfishness next time

    :D
    leedleangieon July 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment...i wish someone woulda told me
    GBabyWentzon June 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is happening to me right now
    madeline19on April 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love the last part when she goes:
    "mmm mmm mmmm.."

    but this whole song is just great. i love it.
    1960on August 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about looking back on a beautiful relationship which has jst dissapeared. It relating a serious message that love can damage but no one wants to know that till it happens to you.
    lie to meon August 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^ Totally agree with you, lie to me. About a love lost, and how you wish knew that it would hurt this bad. :( I'm going through something like this—only, I *knew* that it would hurt this bad, but I still went ahead and did it.
    conversationbreakon December 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song makes me think about my ex i knew it was gunna happen but i still gave her a chance when i knew i shouldent have
    mag_oneon February 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is happening to me right at this moment.. only a few hours ago, someone broke my heart for the first time.

    i just wish someone would've told me.. instead letting it happen to me.
    xillusionalxon May 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo how I feel right now. She is such a beautiful singer.

    I gave me ex chance after chance. Hes still messing around with this girl that used to be like my best friend.

    And trying to mess around with me, telling me he loves me and wants to be with me one day, and her the next.

    Yeah, I cant believe I let him walk all over me for so long.
    crackillz13on August 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is beautiful... 'nobody wants to know the truth til their heart's broken'- so true...

    'i used to hear... like a symphony...' beautiful line
    khwezmathon May 13, 2008   Link

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