"got carried away" as written by and John Douglas Francis Reader....
wait 'til i get over this phase
a weakness hard to break
is that i knock on an early grave?
i've gone wrong way to be saved

hey do you like the way that i've strayed?
the two of us couldn't stay the same
but i get the message through the haze
it's not too late to change

you told me, "go easy"
but i got carried away

you told me, "hey, it doesn't matter
hey, we'll work it out
we take care of one another"

light a way
light the way

some folks they just got to get high
and ours is not to reason why
do you like the way that i've strayed
from every promise i've ever made"

you told me, "go easy"
but i got carried away

you told me
"it doesn't matter. hey, i'm on your side.
i love you and i know that you'll do better next time."

[(i know i'm no better)
(i know i'm no better)
(i know i'll know better)
(i know i'll know better)]

hey, it doesn't matter
hey, we'll work it out
we'll start anew and try to do it better
hey, will you light the way?

you told me, "go easy"
got carried away




Lyrics submitted by escaped_alkaline

got carried away song meanings
Add your thoughts

1 Comment

sort form View by:
  • 0
    My InterpretationSong from the perspective of an addict who is in a relationship (possibly, with someone who is a recovered addict?). They just need that one more chance to get clean..

    Anyway, its a evocative song that makes me sad every time I hear it. Genius.
    kexpseattleon April 15, 2015   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top
explain