"I Told You So" as written by and Travis....
Suppose I called you up tonight and told you that I loved you
And suppose I said "I wanna come back home".
And suppose I cried and said "I think I finally learned my lesson"
And I'm tired a-spendin' all my time alone.

If I told you that I realized you're all I ever wanted
And it's killin' me to be so far away.
Would you tell me that you loved me too and would we cry together?
Or would you simply laugh at me and say

"I told you so, oh I told you so
I told you some day you'd come crawling back and asking me to take you in
I told you so, but you had to go
Now I found somebody new and you will never break my heart in two again".

If I got down on my knees and told you I was yours forever
Would you get down on yours too and take my hand?

Would we get that old time feelin', would we laugh and talk for hours
The way we did when our love first began?

Would you tell me that you'd missed me too and that you've been so lonely
And you waited for the day that I return.
And we'd live in love forever and that I'm your one and only
Or would you say the tables finally turned?

Would you say

"I told you so, oh I told you so
I told you some day you come crawling back and asking me to take you in
I told you so, but you had to go
Now I found somebody new and you will never break my heart in two again".

"Now I found somebody new and you will never break my heart in two again".


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    General CommentI think this is pretty much the opposite of her other song, "You Won't Find This". There, she sang about how he'll feel sorry that he left her. Here, she sings about how bad she feels about hurting him. She's singing this when she thinks she made a mistake and wants to get back together with her ex.

    She knows that he'll do one of two things. Either he'll take her in and they'll get back together, or he'll just turn her down and say "I Told You So". In this song, she expresses how bad she feels for leaving him and wants him to accept her apology.
    cHriSscRoSson May 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think its about how she left her boyfriend,
    thinking tht she would be better offf.
    then she finds herself missing him and wanting him back.
    but she doesnt know what he will say or if he moved on.
    totally relatable =[
    he will either say tht he has been waiting for her to come back,
    or tht he doesnt need her anymore.
    sarebearexohon October 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt's amazing how this song fits in my life at this moment. I agree with sarebearexoh comment about this song. I feel the same way. I'm so sorry about everything and I wish things could have been better between us.. You know who you are. I will always Love you!
    HLS06on January 25, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti can totally relate...
    its about leaving a guy, expecting to find something better, and in turn, finding out that he was perfect for you and you now know that you cant live without him and you ask for him to take you back, that youve been alone and realized that he's your other half and that youre nothing without him...
    aandb229on March 13, 2009   Link
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    Song Meaningi'm pretty sure this is a pretty easy to understand song. Carrie sings it amazingly, as always. and of course props to randy. since this is carries version i will use "she". she regrets that she left the guy. she loves him and wants him back more than anything. but she is afraid that she will embarass herself by asking him to get involved again. in my opinion she should go ahead for it anyways. an i told you so could be better than if she were to keep it in for the rest of her life
    christinaorwhateveron April 05, 2009   Link
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    My Opinioni agree with most of the comments that she wants him back and she realizd she made a mistake, but whats does he say? does he take her back or as it says "i found somebody new and you will never break my heart in two agin", and i can relate exactly but what happens next?
    blondie21on May 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA cover song, originally sung by Randy Travis('80s), but I could say, she sing it nicely.
    bear_hug20on March 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe even sung it a lot more better,so passionate voice she have in this one.
    bear_hug20on March 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe sang this so soulfully and it just really is a great song in itself but she sings it beautifully
    xfilesfreakon March 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti love this song
    aakers11on August 02, 2009   Link

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