Do you memorize theatrical lines
That seem to lead them in?
Play the role with the good girl heart
Or the tangled webs within
Who was it that led you on,
That made you want to hurt me so?
Who are you out to forget,
Who forgot you long ago?

Do you still feel it?
Calling in the air tonight
Do you still feel it?
Seems like you've done this before

You make breaking hearts look so easy,
Seems like you've done this before,
You've got breaking up all but down,
And you've done this, you've done this before,
You make stealing hearts looks so easy,
Where is the girl I adored?
You've got breaking up all but down,
And I cannot believe anymore

Do you collect the souls you've lost
In the top of your dresser drawer?
Count the number of tears displaced
On lonely bedroom floors?
Form a shape where you heart once was,
Slowly takes the place of you,
Or behold the memories now,
Of a love I thought I knew

Do you still feel it?
Calling in the air tonight
Do you still feel it?
Seems like you've done this before

You make breaking hearts look so easy,
Seems like you've done this before,
You've got breaking hearts all but down,
And you've done this, you've done this before,
You make stealing hearts looks so easy,
Where is the girl I adore?
You've got breaking up all but down,
And I can't love a thief anymore

You make breaking hearts look so easy
You've got breaking up all but done

You make breaking hearts look so easy,
Seems like you've done this before,
You've got breaking hearts all but down,
And you've done this, you've done this (before)

The most you could hope to be
Is now just a bittersweet memory
You make breaking hearts look so easy


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    General CommentThis song sounds really good. You can find a live acoustic version on youtube. For the line "You've got breaking up on the town," do you think it's "you've got breaking up almost down"? The second one makes more sense but it sounds like "on the town" to me.

    The song seems to be about a woman who nonchalantly broke up with him, appearing to hardly be affected by it while he was heartbroken.
    montumatton June 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think the song goes
    "you got breaking up all but down"
    [when he says the last three mystery words he makes a noise like a b... like how people pronounce b-u together if that makes sense]

    I think that the song can be interpreted alot of ways, but i think its about him and the girl [ofcourse].
    and the girl wasn't ready for the relationship, but she had gotten to far into it and when she broke up seemed seemed like a big bad guy.
    and stephen is upset and angry and isn't looking at the stituation from both sides.
    yeah. uh huh//
    september 30th will be a glorious day!
    boomtwist_on June 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentGorgeous song, can't wait to hear the studio version of this.
    shrodeson July 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti thot it was called breaking
    bochamblisson May 03, 2009   Link
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    General Commentum... this is "breaking" from New Surrender....
    PrEsLeYsBiGsIsTaon February 03, 2011   Link

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