"Down" as written by Herb Bernstein and Larry Russell Brown....
I sat by the phone today, waiting for you to call so I
Could pick it up and say hello to you and you would say hello to me
Just like my dreams
Is there a reason why you're gone, I didn't mean to be so wrong
I tried so hard to be the best that I could be, but still it seems
I always end up alone

Is there something inside me that I don't see
Is there something wrong here with the way I love
Down, you can't hold me down
'Cause when no one is around I won't be standing here just waiting for you to come back home again
Down, you can't hold me down
Because I finally understand that what you did is not so bad in fact it's better for me

Did I not give you enough room, was I overtaking you
And did my love for you just blind me from what I was doing wrong
I never meant you harm
Or was I not good enough for you, is that the reason why we're through
Was I not half the man you thought that I would be but now you see
Is that why you leave me, is that why you leave me

Is there something inside me that I don't see
Is there something wrong here with the way I love
Down, you can't hold me down
'Cause when no one is around I won't be standing here just waiting for you to come back home again
Down, you can't hold me down
Because I finally understand that what you did is not so bad in fact it's better for me

And Lord knows I try to bring back my dreams,
'Cause I held onto your's for so long that I couldn't hold my own

Down, you can't hold me down
'Cause when no one is around I won't be standing here just waiting for you to come back home again
Down, you can't hold me down
Because I finally understand that what you did is not so bad in fact it's better for me


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"Down" as written by Larry Russell Brown Herb Bernstein

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    General Commentthis is very self-explainatory. the guy didn't know he was doing something wrong, so when she broke up with him he was confused. now he realizes that her breaking up with him just helps him to change. andwhn he talks about her holding him down, i think he means like he's not in love with her anymore.
    good song. =]
    LilRocker7204on November 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentActually, I believe this song is about a guy who thought for a while after a break up that he was the problem, but after thinking things through he realized she was the problem. He's moving on because he knows there is nothing wrong with him, and there is nothing he needs to work on with himself.
    mattjames2010on May 25, 2010   Link

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