"If Only" as written by Guy Chambers and Gary Barlow....
I ain't being funny, I ain't got the brakes
I ain't got the aces, I ain't got the stakes
If only
I ain't got the nerve, I ain't got the makings of
The man you deserve, I ain't got the time
If only

I'll be right on the train, up to town to, take you out again
Right on the train, first one outta here, to take you out again

I ain't got the bullshit, and I ain't got the lies
I ain't got the memories of tears in your eyes
If only
I'd be right on the money, I'd be right on time
I'd be right about everything that's bin all on my mind
If only

I'll be right on the train, up to town to, take you out again
Right on the train, first one outta here, to take you out again

You got a new man, and he sounds great
I got a new girl who treats me right
If only

I'd be right on the train, first one out
Up to town to take you out
Again


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"If Only" as written by Guy Chambers Gary Barlow

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    Song Meaningto me this song is about a guy who loves a girl but knows he can't give her what she needs. "if only" he could, he'd be on the next train, the first one out, to take her out again.

    the way he negates certain comments by adding "if only" is beautiful...


    I ain't got the bullshit, and I ain't got the lies
    I ain't got the memories of tears in your eyes
    If Only
    I'd be right on the money, I'd be right on time
    I'd be right about everything that's been all on my mind
    If Only

    really nice.

    seatbelt1231on April 29, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe meaning's pretty obvious to this great song. He broke up with a girl (he probably got dumped), they both have new partners, but he'd jump at the first chance to be with that girl again (even though she didn't threat him right, and he doubts he's good enough for her). Kinda suits my current situation.
    Rolzon July 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song, i love his voice.
    georgieon December 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTotally agree with seatbelt1231. This is my favorite song on the album.
    prisoneroftechon August 09, 2012   Link

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