"Slowing Down (Long Time Coming)" as written by and Paul L Green Kumasi Hillard....
Things start slowing down for you and I
It's been a long time coming
If you keep holding onto what we've lost
You're gonna drag down the road behind us

I never wanted it to feel like this, to be this way
I'm just afraid that if you stay we'll never change
I never wanted it to be like this, to feel this way
I'm just afraid that if you stay, you'll hate me

Things start slowing down, for you and I
It's been a long, long, long, long time
If you keep holding onto what we've lost
You're gonna drag down the road behind us

I never wanted it to feel like this, to be this way
I'm just afraid that if you stay we'll never ever change
I never wanted it to be like this, to feel this way
I'm just afraid that if you stay, you'll hate me


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"Slowing Down (Long Time Coming)" as written by Erika Rose Alicia J Augello-cook

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    General Commentyes! FIRST COMMENT! How is it that no ones commented on this song? These lyrics are so heartbreaking. Anthony Green is amazing at what he does.
    aiimhighhitlowon June 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentare you fucking serious?! NO COMMENTS?
    Best song, it's about a relationship that's slowly falling apart. He's already realized it and he's accepted what's happening, she's still holding on, she doesn't want to let go.
    aiimhighhitlowon August 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFist off this song is absolutly amazing. I believe its pretty much self explanatory.
    My take is that I believe its a relationship that has been deteriorating for a long time and either the boy or the girl believes that its time to step away from eachother and end it. One of them is obviosuly still in love with the other and is constantly reminding the other of the time they had and keeps trying to get back with them. which makes it even harder for them to ever remain friends because one of them wants to go back to the way things used to be and the other cannot allow themselves. I duno I could be completly wrong but that's my take on it.
    Green is Amazingon August 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbeeeeen there. such a pretty song.
    miraclesunon August 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song.
    I've been in this situation before.
    It sucks, and it's sad to end it.
    But... "I never wanted it to feel like this, to be this way.
    I'm just afraid that if you stay we'll never change."

    This song actually helped me realize a lot..
    brockknowsbeston March 11, 2009   Link
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    My Opiniondefinitely one of my favorites... it's so universal... relationships, addictions... it's all the same... it's dependence... it's love... it's something that makes you feel something more... or something less... and we all thrive on more and then it's gone... then we want less and less of life... then once we're so close to dead... most of the time... we realize we want more and more of life... so we slow down the process of leaving and remember how it feels to live... just an opinion but either way... song kicks much ass
    ilovelyricslikeyouloveloveon November 06, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my favourites and it's so true too.
    I personally know how this feels.
    I was just in a 2 year relationship and for about the last 6 months this is what it was like.
    We both knew that it was coming to end, we both knew things were slowing down for us but we didn't want it to end, sadly it had to.
    It's really sad to kind of feel this hopelessness and know whats going to happen but you are still so devastated when the time comes to leave...
    I love you anthony green <3
    iSharpieon August 05, 2011   Link

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