I'm sorry I can't afford you
It's so messed up anyway
I'm sorry I can't reward you
It's so messed up either way

But in another time and in another place
I wish I could tell you to your face
You went in circles- what a waste
Cuz I'm the one you need

I saw the future
I made it up
We were tea leaves in a tea cup
Paper hearts
We tore the tissue
Ripped apart and now I miss you

But in another time and in another place
I wish I could tell you to your face
You went in circles- what a waste
Cuz I'm the one you need


Lyrics submitted by Charles Bronson

Paper Hearts (Demo) song meanings
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    General CommentGod I love this song... I hope the studio version sounds similar if not even better =)
    Anticson May 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove it.
    Lagon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI cannot wait until this is released!
    If anyone has an MP3 of the demo, please be cool & send it to me!
    I think this song is about heartbreak & disappointment. Not too hard to decipher ;)
    voodoodollyon April 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can't find lyrics of the studio version anywhere!
    jackospadeon September 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentjackospade, here's how i think the studio version goes (listening by ear, so this could be very off):

    I'm sorry, i can't afford you
    you're so messed up anyway
    it's kinda sad, i cant reward you
    you're so messed up, anyway.

    But in another time
    and in another place
    I'm going to tell you to your face
    you ran in circles
    what a stupid waste
    cause i'm the one you need.

    i saw the future
    i made it up
    you were too young to be awestruck
    paper hearts torn like tissue
    ripped apart
    and now i miss you.

    But in another time
    and in another place
    i'm going to tell you to your face
    you ran in circles what a stupid waste
    cause i'm the one you need.

    but you say, say you're in to stay
    need to feel this way
    i know its so cliche
    but i (___?___)
    and now you're thinking oh god what a waste

    But in another time
    and in another place
    i'm going to tell you to your face
    you ran in circles what a stupid waste
    cause i'm the on you need
    cause i'm the on you need
    cause i'm the on you need
    cause i'm the on you need
    oh, oh yeah
    cause i'm the on you need
    jebpatron September 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove love love love this song..
    and yea i think it does talk about a heartbreak..about he/she knowing that he/she still wants him/her back but he/she is too stuborn to admit it or to proud to come back to him/her..
    well atleast thats how i see it..
    blaH 8]on October 14, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Commentmy boyfriend just broke up with me and now has this song on his myspace.
    it's a good song though.
    :(
    clouds1on June 23, 2008   Link

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