I don't mind waiting here
I know you're coming
Even though the others left right here
But I'm not one to give up
We said forever so I'm standing here
I'm standing here

And I don't mind
You would never leave me behind
If you break, I'll break too
When you're lonely, I'll hold on to you
I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
I'm gonna fight for you tonight
Close Your Eyes

You might fall and I might cry
Covered in bruises
I refuse to let this tear apart our lives
Others talk, let them talk
Love isn't easy but it's worth for you
You're worth it yeah

No I don't mind
I could never leave you behind
If you break, I'll break too
When you're lonely I'll hold on to you
I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
I'm gonna fight for you tonight
Close Your Eyes

And I'm kissing you
Kiss away those fears and hold on too
And I feel it too
And if you start to fall, I promise I'll fall with you

No I don't mind waiting here
I know you're coming even though the others left right here
But I'm not one to give up
We said forever so I'm standing here
I'm standing here

If you break I'll break too
When you're lonely I'll hold on to you
I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
I'm gonna fight for you tonight
Close Your Eyes
Yeah, Close Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes


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    General CommentThe song reminds me of Be Still on its about be ing faithful and truley loving one another for who they are. Love to hear it when it comes out.

    Kelly Clarkson is the only one worth hearing in Pop Music and dont even loke pop music not saying that this song is. I hope she is writing on her new album.
    Becouse you can tell that she wrote this such a good laid relaxing song its got that sort of vibe from Mad Season's song "River of Deceit" off there album Above.
    FaithNChainzon July 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWow, after listening to this demo, this is quite possibly my favorite Kelly song of all time. I hope it ends up on the new album! It is so beautiful and flows nicely…I love singing it.
    When I examine the lyrics (some of the above lyrics are wrong), in my mind I see a woman who is very much in love with a man (or woman) who is dealing with some major issues (well, they both are). This gave me a entirely new perspective on how it could feel to be in love with someone who is physically hurting you. Normally, I would say domestic abuse would be a reason to end any relationship, but through these lyrics there is a sense of “well, my partner is dealing with hard times and others are giving up on them, but I won’t…I’m going to stick with them until the end.” She is telling her partner to ‘close your eyes’ assuring them that she is not going to leave.
    Here are the correct lyrics…
    I don't mind waiting here
    I know you're coming
    Even though the others left I hear
    But I'm not one to give up
    We said forever so I'm standing here
    I'm standing here

    And I don't mind
    You would never leave me behind
    If you break, I'll break too
    When you're lonely, I'll hold on to you
    I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
    I'm gonna fight for you tonight
    Close Your Eyes

    You might fall and I might cry
    Covered in bruises
    I refuse to let this tear apart our lives
    Others talk, let them talk
    Love isn't easy but it's worth it yeah
    You're worth it yeah

    No I don't mind
    I could never leave you behind
    If you break, I'll break too
    When you're lonely I'll hold on to you
    I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
    I'm gonna fight for you tonight
    Close Your Eyes

    And I'm kissing you
    Kiss away those fears you hold on to
    And I feel it too
    And if you start to fall, I promise I'll fall with you

    No I don't mind waiting here
    I know you're coming even though the others left I hear
    But I'm not one to give up
    We said forever so I'm standing here
    I'm standing here

    If you break I'll break too
    When you're lonely I'll hold on to you
    I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
    I'm gonna fight for you tonight
    Close Your Eyes
    Yeah, Close Your Eyes
    Close Your Eyes
    marlie310on October 07, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationSo, after listening to this song for the first time, some interpretations come to my mind.

    1- It may be about a relationship between two people of the same sex.I say this because we all know in this society, how hard it actually is to be with someone in a gay relationship without people being weird and ignorant about it, or without the fear of being abused just for being gay.This part:

    "You might fall and I might cry
    Covered in bruises
    I refuse to let this tear apart our lives
    Others talk, let them talk
    Love isn't easy but it's worth it
    You're worth it"

    Your family and "friends" may leave you or reject you, also, so the "Even though the others left, I'm here" part makes sense.

    In any case, the character Kelly is portraying here says she will love that person no matter what people may think, And that she will wait until that person overcomes their problem. Also this part:

    "If you break, I'll break too
    When you're lonely, I'll hold on to you
    I see you closing down, but I won't give up now
    I'm gonna fight for you tonight
    Close Your Eyes"

    It kind of explains by itself. Once a comic artist said that real love between people of the same sex is hard, because you must be sure of your feelings and be brave enough to fight for them. So this could be one interpretation of the song.

    2- Other interpretation may be about domestic abuse. She's abused by her partner and believes that she MUST help him to overcome his anger problems. Usually abused women feel that only they can help their abusers. So Kelly may be playing the part of a women that feels she's the only one that can help him, no matter what people may say, no matter if people call her a masochistic for being with a man that hurts her, or if everyone just turned their backs to them.

    3-a general interpretation may be just someone saying she's there for the person she loves no matter what.And that she supports him(her, whatever)until that person overcomes their problem (it may be drugs, inner problems, depression, any problem)

    So yeah.Yey for music!
    SilasAmarandeon November 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIt definitely is about sticking it out with someone. Could just be about marriage. As they say, love isn't easy and it is something that people have to work on. I love this song, I wish that she'd release it on an album.
    elysia05on November 30, 2010   Link

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