"Breaking My Own Heart" as written by Stephen Andrew Booker and Aimee Ann Duffy....
I rushed right in
Just like a fool
So struck down by you
I didn't know what to do

I started on
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart
Yeah

I started on
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart

Yeah, I was frozen
By the pain
I tried
To reach out to you
But I felt so ashamed

So, I kept on
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart

I kept on
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart

Save me
Somebody save me
From this misery
Love is killing me
Please save me

I need saving
Won't somebody save me
From this misery
Love is killing me
Oh, save me

I hung on
To every word you say
In search of a sign boy
You felt the same way

But it was only me
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart

If I keep on
Breaking my own heart
Breaking my own heart

Save me
Won't somebody save me
From this misery
Love is killing me
Save me

I need saving
Won't somebody save me
From this misery
Love is killing me
Oh, save me

Oh save
I said Save me
From this misery
Love is killing me
Please save me


Lyrics submitted by Rafael Moliv

"Breaking My Own Heart" as written by Aimee Duffy Steve Booker

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  • +2
    General CommentOut of all her songs, this is my favourite, I can't believe no-one's commented on it yet. Heh, this song could've been written for me, it's scary.

    It's about unrequited love, but when it gets so so painful, it's hard to cope anymore. It's a love thats incredibly destructive and shameful to the person - 'Love is killing me'. Also, as the person kept clinging onto the hope that the love would be returned, she's almost is breaking her own heart, cause she clings to false hope, and it hurts.
    The 'Save Me' verses are just a cry out, to anyone for someone to just save them. Self-explanatory really.
    I love the pain, hurt and desperation in this song, it portrays the emotions beautifully. Definitely my favourite.
    HoliHallowon June 22, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree with you HoliHallow. Wholeheartedly. Its heartbreakingly beautiful.
    eaunibon October 12, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFor some reason, I feel like I've heard a similar melody or something as when she sings "Breaking my own heart, breaking my own heart" etc.
    It's a great song, and I can only echo what HoliHallow wrote. A bit like tricking yourself that there's still hope, which only leads to more pain, that you are, kind of, responsible for in the end.
    Wovenon August 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationi actually think that this sounds like Erik the Phantom.
    yes that is a weird interpretation of the song, but it sounds like him and christine after she left him and hes calling for help
    phantom123on January 25, 2010   Link

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