I'll break you down
I'll take you down, down
Fill you with sadness
Make your life madness

I'm having a hard time
I'm making you do the hard time, too
I'm stuck in a bad way
And I'm gonna make you pay for it

Give me a mile
I'll take a hundred miles
Such a mistake
Sorry you made

I'm having a hard time
I'm making you do the hard time, too
I'm stuck in a bad way
And I'm gonna make you pay for it

I'm having a hard time
I'm making you do the hard time, too
I'm stuck in a bad way
And I'm gonna make you pay for it

I'm having a hard time
I'm making you do the hard time, too
I'm stuck in a bad way
And I'm gonna make you pay for it

I know you're here
I know you're gone
I never asked you to stay
I'm waking up baby, now tell me
Are you okay?


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    General CommentI disagree that this song is about revenge; rather it is about understanding how one’s own actions are affecting their partner.
    “I'm having a hard time; I'm making you do the hard time, too” - This means to me that choosing to be with me while I am in this state is going to make you suffer right along with me.
    She says “I'm stuck in a bad way; and I'm gonna make you pay for it” -I take this to mean that this thing she is going through is affecting her so strongly that unwittingly she is going to cause her partner to experience it right along with her. Additionally, I think she wants to spare him this turmoil but can’t see a way to do so without saying goodbye.
    She also says at the end “I'm waking up baby; now tell me, are you okay?”- I take that to mean that she is realizing how much she is affecting her partner’s mood and wants lighten things up. She is basically asking at this point if there is a chance to make it better.
    sherrijeabon April 05, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is obviously about getting hurt and wanting revenge.
    colorxmexedenon October 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is Team Coast's theme, applicable to many of the players they've picked up, most recently Mancloud. :(
    qssouton February 23, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationI always believed this song is about depression.
    She knows she's hurting the one she loves, but still can't help herself from doing it cause she's sinking so that just hits everything around her, even tho clearly unintentionally.
    The ''I'm waking up baby'' refers to me as finally being able to crawl out of it and reaching out for contact, albeit maybe too late, since he has already abandoned her because of it.
    TNT4THEBRAINon March 26, 2016   Link

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