"Talk You Down" as written by Daniel John O'donoghue and Mark Anthony Sheehan....
I can feel the color running
As it's fading from my face
Try to speak but nothings coming
Nothing I could say to make you stay
Grabbed your suitcase called a taxi
It's 3am now where you gonna go?
Gonna stay with friends in London
And that's all I get to know

Just a cigarette gone
No you couldn't' be that far
So I'm driving in my car where I hope you are
Maybe I can talk you down
Maybe I can talk you down

[Chorus]
We're standing on a tiny ledge
Before this goes over the edge
Gonna use my heart and not my head
And try to open up your eyes
This is relationship suicide

Cos if you go, I go

Taking shortcuts through the alleys
While your racing through my mind
Cops can chase but they wont catch me
Not before I get to speak my mind
If there's still time

Just a cigarette gone
No you couldn't be that far
So I'm driving in my car where I hope you are
Maybe I can talk you down
Maybe I can talk you down

[Chorus]

Cos if you go, I go
Cos if you go, I go
Cos if you go, I go
Cos if you go, I go

We're standing on a tiny ledge
Before this goes over the edge
Gonna use my heart and not my head

Just a cigarette gone
No you couldn't be that far
So I'm driving in my car where I hope you are
Maybe I can talk you down
Maybe I can turn around

[Chorus]


Lyrics submitted by lauren_6_6_6

"Talk You Down" as written by Daniel John O'donoghue, Mark Anthony Sheehan

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  • +2
    Song MeaningThroughout the song, the speaker is using suicide as a metaphor for the girl leaving him, and he is referring to the fact that maybe he can "talk her down", in other words persuade her not to jump, or to leave him.
    FiFiCaton November 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwithout question the best song on the album. I love the way they are so vivid with details. This song is clearly about a couple who have recently broken up and he's trying to get her back. I love their sound. I wish they would get notarity here in the U.S.
    platniumstatuson September 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentperfect, im thinking this is the best song on the album:)
    i think the guy is making a sudden decision to go after a girl who just left him, maybe hes ignoring the illogical thought and just satisfying his heart
    'i use my heart and not my head'
    carmenhayleyon June 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is kindof a rip from Hit The Lights "Talk Us Down"
    angela14lynnon July 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBrilliant.

    Alright, 'nough said.

    :)
    BenefitOfTheDoubton November 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing song.

    Pretty obvious what it's about... she's leaving, and he wants to try to talk her out of it.
    lissahxoxon February 08, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningThis song is about the fight or flight moment of the relationship, when the girl is walking out and you either go after her and try to save the relationship or let her run away and end it.

    The line 'Use my heart and not my head' is stating that he'll speak and act with his heart, doing what it thinks is right despite what his brain might be telling him, ignoring all rational thought as stated in a past comment.
    CHemphillon July 09, 2014   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is about the fight or flight moment of the relationship, when the girl is walking out and you either go after her and try to save the relationship or let her run away and end it.

    The line 'Use my heart and not my head' is stating that he'll speak and act with his heart, doing what it thinks is right despite what his brain might be telling him, ignoring all rational thought as stated in a past comment.
    CHemphillon July 09, 2014   Link
  • -3
    My Interpretation'if you go, i go'

    if you leave me/break up with me 'i go' - i commit suicide..

    basically idk.

    it's all like that i guess x
    poisencandyon July 02, 2009   Link

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