I'm holding on your rope
Got me ten feet off the ground
And I'm hearing what you say, but I just can't make a sound
You tell me that you need me
Then you go and cut me down, but wait
You tell me that you're sorry
Didn't think I'd turn around, and say

That it's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late

I'd take another chance, take a fall
Take a shot for you
And I need you like a heart needs a beat
But it's nothing new, yeah, yeah
I loved you with a fire red
Now it's turning blue, and you say
Sorry like the angel heaven let me think was you
But I'm afraid

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late, whoa

It's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, it's too late
I said it's too late to apologize, yeah
I said it's too late to apologize, yeah
I'm holding on your rope, got me ten feet off the ground



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"Apologize" as written by Ryan Tedder

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    General Comment:Amazing song!!!
    fixxxer327on April 09, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:Great Song!!! Doesnt really need an explanation. But I think some of the lyrics are wrong though.

    "I'll take another chance, take a fall,
    Take a shot for you
    I need you like a heart needs a beat,
    Its nothing new... yeaah
    I loved you with a fire red,
    Now it's turning blue and you say...
    "Sorry" like an angel heaven let me think was you but im afraid..."

    The CD is HOT!
    dvo9985on April 09, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:This song makes me sad, but then again sad songs always make me happy. Definitely my favorite song from the album. And yes I agree, the cd is hott.
    Brandanwithanaon April 12, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:This is an amazing song...
    i think it really strikes a true meaning for many people. I really dont think it needs to much explaining. it seems to do a lot of that on its own.
    i can relate!
    softballsweetie410on April 17, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I still like the regular OneRepublic version better. But non the less, a good song.
    MurderByWordson April 30, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:The Timabaland remix of this song rocks!
    Earthfairy101on May 11, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:a girl and him have been going through a hard time and basically he knows he needs her but he also knows that he doesnt deserve her shit. He knows in the end he will be pulled back to her (the rope metaphor) This song is fucking crazzzzyy. Deff gonna make it on the charts.
    blackmyeyeson May 29, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:this song is amazing .. i think its pretty clear though whats happening here doesnt need an explination .. but i think it was written for loads of people because so many people can relate to what this guys going through whether its a guy or girl ..
    cazy7273on June 26, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:It has it's own meanings in my opinion. Just depends witch walk in life everyone has had. It could be about a girl and a boy. But in the remix it talks about a relationship between a girl and her parents changes. So clearly you can make the meaning you own-like most/some songs.
    LIVELIKENOTOMRROWon July 13, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I love this remix. I find that its about his girl..she has him as an extra, waiting all the time. And he still is. Its obviously hurting him but he cant speak up because he loves her. Finally she gives him up..then realizes her mistake and says sorry but hes way too hurt to forgive her.
    cuteyiotaon July 29, 2007   Link

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