Maybe it's just, that we met
up, under fuzz terms
Or maybe the universe's
playing jokes on us
Try to keep my light on
Try to keep my light on for you
Oh boy did you know?

I got my feet on the ground
You would not know me now
Gotta keep my world in check
Believe me when I say it's over
'Cause I know [ x3 ]

I tried but I can't fake it
I see you calling
But I know
I can't take it
After covering all those bases
Been here before you should know
You can't have it all

Looking back now
I can see I made some mistakes
Apologizing when you were wrong
Then pain for your place
Cut my heart open
I layed it all out now
I changed the locks you know

I got my feet on the ground
You would not know me
Gotta keep my world in check
Believe me when I say its
over 'Cause I know [ x3 ]

I tried but I can't fake it
I see you calling
But I know
I can't take it
After covering all those bases
Been here before you should know
You can't have it all
Been here before you should know
You can't have it all

Oh you know you left me sideways
I'm done with all your
highs and goodbyes babe
Sometimes the stars don't
allign and it's okay
Yeah we're broken oh you can't take it

I tried but I can't fake it
I see you calling
But I know I can't take it
After covering all those bases
Been here before you should know
You can't have it all
Been here before you should know
You can't have it all



Lyrics submitted by brendalol


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    General Comment:i think it's about an exboyfriend who still wants to be with her
    she is saying she is done with all the trouble they had before and don't want to go there again..
    she says she is sorry that their relationship didnt
    work (even tho she tried) but "sometimes you can't have it all", and there is nothing they can do
    about it
    but end it for good
    brendalolon June 13, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:the beginning reminds me of that paris hilton song,,the stars are blind one (the "ayyyy ayyy ayyy ayy")
    i think this is such a strong, i mean i'd take the call, but then again she did the breaking up...but still...maybe i'm weak when it comes to this stuff. i love it, even though i'm down i can manage to listen to it without crying.
    dancing_queenon August 24, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:This is a lovely song :)
    it's about how she's grown up really,
    and it's happy, because she's over the way her ex boyfriend treated her.
    x$xFEEBZx$x [H.W.C]on March 03, 2009   Link
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    General Comment:The Correct lyric is

    'Maybe it's just that we met up under FALSE terms'.

    I think this is about A girl who was in love with a boy, but he treated her badly, and she's basically telling him, you can't have it all.
    loideanheartsuon July 30, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretation:Is about a relationship where she is finally done and he doesn't want to break up, but she tells him "believe me when i say is over". It was a sick relationship, he treated her bad and make her feel wrong then she apologized to him. One day she finally realized is bad for her to be with him, he only puts her down. She sings "oh u know u left me sideways, i'm done with all your highs and goodbyes babe" - it's like u always treated me wrong but HEY!!!! i'm so tired of your highs and lows, i can't take it no more - "sometimes the stars don't align and it's ok, yeah we broken oh you can't take it" - it's ok, we're no longer a relationship, we can live, oh you can't take it, i'm sorry, it's because she really tried to keep the light on on him, but she got tired.

    aside undiscovered, can't have it all is her best ballad break up song. Her voice sounds perfectly perfect. You can relate to lyrics, at least me. The music is catchy. I want more music from her.
    manolobwon September 09, 2011   Link

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