"2 AM" as written by and Wells/ward....
Snow falls on the city
White on white
It's the color of hope
On an unforgiving night
You kissed me into ruins
Sin on sin
Now I've gotta love your love letters
Written on my skin

[Chorus]
I can't tell the stars from the downtown lights
If I said I was truly over you
My heart would say amen
But I'd give in to the cold caress of 2 am.
If I admit I can't get used to this
Will my heart break again?
As I fall into the waiting arms of 2 AM

Someone's scratchy music through the walls.
Sirens weavin' through the streets
I must have missed your call
Gathering up these nights
Black on black
I know your voice like it's my own
And it makes my heart go slack

[Chorus]

Oh
If I said I was truly over you
My heart would say amen
But I give in to the cold caress of 2 AM
If I admit I can't get used to this
Will my heart break again?
As I fall
Into the waiting arms of 2 AM
Of 2 AM


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    General CommentI love this song! It so great and so meaningful.
    I think the song is about a long distant relationship that ended. One where both people are hurting and missing each other but keep trying to convince themselves other wise. and there might be more, but I am not sure!
    messanger_man08on June 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt's actually: Now, I’ve got all of your love letters
    written on my skin.
    singtragedyon June 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is my favorite song from season 4.

    i think that it's about a girl who's been hurt over and over by the same guy ('you kissed me into ruins') and she loves him but she doesn't want to admit it, because then it means she's just gonna get hurt even more. ('if i said i was truly over you, my heart would say amen') the bit about 2 AM in the chorus is like what it says in the show: at 2 am, you think about everything and all of your defenses go down. so when she says she's giving in to 2 AM, it means that she's giving in to her feelings for him.

    and this might sound a bit morbid, but i think that the part where it goes 'now i've got all of your love letters written on my skin' - i think that it's like, whenever he hurt her, she cut herself. and those cuts reminded her of everything that he did to her.
    xothefancykidon June 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing, amazing, amazing.
    Best song of most of the seasons along with "Under my skin"
    Alexz Johnson always sings with a passion, even as Jude Harrison.
    jackie4on July 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think the part where she sings " now I've got all of your love letters written on my skin" is not about cutting herself but about the visible marks "kissing into ruins" left and the emotional promises you inadverantly make while doing so being broken.

    Just my opinion.

    This song is beautifully sung.
    And the lyrics,thoughtful and full of meaning.
    yrbffon July 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI thought this song was about hooking up with someone who has a girlfriend hence the "sin on sin" and i thought giving into 2am ment giving into the temptation of going out at 2am after hes left his girlfriend to sneek around and hu?

    Only because this girl that is obsessed with my boyfriend has this on her profile and i dont know how to read it..but if shes really into this show the whole 2am thing means something different?
    babyygirliee5678on August 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think thefancykid is right to a point......she has been hurt so many times by him and she keeps going back.....she wants to be truly over him cuz she knows he is bad for her.
    " now I've got all of your love letters written on my skin" is more of everything he has ever said to her has stuck with her and she feels is always on her.......she really wants to let go of him but as 2am rolls around everything floods through her and letting go seems impossible.....take it from a girl who feels the lyrics everytime it plays
    lilspaz673on August 26, 2008   Link
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    General Commentno. i don't think she cut, ha. she's just saying everything he's ever said, stays with her, and will always be there.
    kbaxxxkbaon September 28, 2008   Link

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