"Better Off Alone" as written by and Austin Carroll Susan Marshall....
One thing I'm wonderin' when you run out of friends
Will you be coming back home?
Let's think this through again, let's take a different spin
Why can't I leave you alone?

Somewhere tonight, you may be found
With some other girl you've been draggin' around
You lie to yourself, you lie to me
It seems like the truth is your worst enemy

'Cause baby I'm tired, I'm tired of the fight
I'm tired of the lonely days and the dark endless nights
It's taken some time 'cause I didn't know if I could ever let you go
You helped me figure it out, I'm better off alone
Oh, I'm better off alone, yes, I am

I may be found somewhere tonight
Cursing the day you walked into my life
But what's done is done, I can't change time
But I'll be damned if I'm not gonna try, oh, I'm gonna try

But baby I'm tired, I'm tired of the fight
I'm tired of the lonely days and the dark endless nights
It's taken some time 'cause I didn't know if I could ever let you go
You helped me figure it out, I'm better off alone

But every now and then my heart gives in
To the hope that someday you'll change
Then alone I'll wake to my own mistakes
That it's just a foolish game

I'm tired, I'm tired of the fight
I'm tired of the lonely, lonely, lonely days and the dark endless nights
You didn't think 'cause you didn't know
That I'd find the strength to let, let you go
I finally figured it out, oh, I'm better off alone
Oh, I'm better off alone, yeah

One thing before I go
Something I've got to know
Boy, did you ever love me?



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"Better off Alone" as written by Susan Marshall Austin Carroll

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    General CommentThis is another very touching song by kat. The message is even though she really loved the guy with everything she had, she's thanking him for hurting her and making her realise she's better off without him. She tired of fighting with him constantly and she sick of waiting for him to change and it's obvious that this relashionship isnt gonna work so telling him. I'm better off without you. But she's also asking him in the end " Did u ever love me"?
    A brilliant song by Kat!
    _Undiscovered_on February 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song,I have her cd and this is one of my favorite songs on it, I can relate to it.Most of Katharine Mcphee's songs I can relate to but this song is so me singing this about a guy. In the end she was thinking did he really love me so she asks him.A very great song,it's meaningful and I think all the girls can relate to this song.
    wild_tigreon January 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSo good! It's a very emotional song from Katharine McPhee, like a lot of the songs on the cd.
    The best part, I think, is:
    "One thing before I go
    Something I gotta know
    Boy, did you ever love me?"

    Wonderfull song!
    Allimacon May 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlove this song...so sincere. definitely something to listen to when you're just feeling crappy after a breakup
    frescacitaon November 08, 2008   Link

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