"Breakeven" as written by Daniel John O'donoghue, Mark Anthony Sheehan, Andrew Marcus Frampton and Stephen Alan Kipner....
I'm still alive but I'm barely breathing
Just prayin' to a god that I don't believe in
'Cause I got time while she got freedom
'Cause when a heart breaks no it don't break even

Her best days will be some of my worst
She finally met a man that's gonna put her first
While I'm wide awake she's no trouble sleeping
'Cause when a heart breaks no it don't break even, even, no

What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you,
And what am I supposed to say when I'm all choked up and you're OK
I'm falling to pieces, yeah,
I'm falling to pieces

They say bad things happen for a reason
But no wise words gonna stop the bleeding
'Cause she's moved on while I'm still grieving
And when a heart breaks no it don't breakeven even, no

What am I gonna to do when the best part of me was always you,
And what am I supposed to say when I'm all choked up and you're OK
I'm falling to pieces, yeah,
I'm falling to pieces, yeah,
I'm falling to pieces
(One still in love while the other ones leaving)
I'm falling to pieces
('Cause when a heart breaks no it don't breakeven)

Oh you got his heart and my heart and none of the pain
You took your suitcase, I took the blame
Now I'm try'na make sense of what little remains ooh
'Cause you left me with no love and no love to my name

I'm still alive but I'm barely breathing
Just prayed to a god that I don't believe in
'Cause I got time while she got freedom
'Cause when a heart breaks no it don't break
No it don't break
No it don't breakeven no

What am I gonna do when the best part of me was always you and
What am I suppose to say when I'm all choked up and you're OK
(Oh glad your okay now)
I'm falling to pieces yeah
I'm falling to pieces yeah
I'm falling to pieces
(One still in love while the other ones leaving)
I'm falling to pieces yeah
('Cause when a heart breaks no it don't breakeven)

Oh it don't breakeven no
Oh it don't breakeven no
Oh it don't breakeven no


Lyrics submitted by lauren_6_6_6

"Breakeven" as written by Daniel John O'donoghue, Mark Anthony Sheehan, Andrew Marcus Frampton, Stephen Alan Kipner

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing

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  • +4
    General CommentI think this song is about how when a relationship ends one person in the relationship is more upset about it than the other person..so the heart break is uneven in the sense that one person suffers more heartache.
    Love this song :)
    Lozzie_2kukon September 06, 2008   Link
  • +4
    My InterpretationHas noone pointed out this lyric:

    "Her best days will be some of my worst
    She finally met a man that's gonna put her first
    While I'm wide awake she's no trouble sleeping
    Coz when a heart breaks no it don't break even, even no"

    I agree with everyone. She was his everything and now she's moving on clearly a lot easier than he is. Did anyone think why??

    I've come to the conclusion that he wasn't appreciating his girlfriend and took her for granted. He broke her down during their relaitonship and she had enough. She left, he's crushed, but she left because of his lack of attention for her. She's moved onto someone that's going to look after her properly.

    My relationship at the moment but I don't know if it'll change cuz my bf blames everything on me I feel guilty then about even thinking bad things.

    We all apply songs to our own lives, our own interpretations. That's what I love about music.. and the lyrics.
    Razzaon August 13, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Commenti think this song is absolutely beautiful.
    It really reminds me of the book Eclipse. In that, the main character has two people in love with her, her best friend, and the man she believes is her soul mate. At the end of it all, she chooses the latter, leaving her best friend, jacob, absolutely broken.
    It's all about how when a relationship ends and you still love the perosn, but they just seem to have got over you so quickly. it really captures the sense of desperation when youre in this kind of position e.g. i just prayed to a god i dnt believe in"
    but yeh, thats what i think
    whitlock1843on October 26, 2008   Link
  • +2
    MemoryIt reminds me of exactly what happened with me and my bf. We broke up and he's fine with some other girl and there's nothing i can do.

    What am I gonna do when the best part of me was always you?

    So true, when you love someone there part of you and in your eyes the best part.

    In my opinion thats lyrics genius

    I'm praying to a God i dont believe in

    Just prayed to a god that I don't believe in

    Perfect. I feel like i can completely relate to this song.
    Lyrically amazing.
    suckMY(kiss)on November 15, 2008   Link
  • +1
    Memorythis song is soo true. this got me through my break up..for my ex to be telling me he loved me soo much then ignore me for a whole weekend and then tell me he didnt like me that cut me real bad but im over it now im only young and theres a whole world out there for me too explore

    :)
    sis115on July 24, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song title is "Breakeven"- All one word.
    02nrlpon December 06, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My Opinion"I'm still alive but I'm barely breathing, Just prayed to a god that I don't believe in" Right off the bat The Script punches some powerful lyrics. Some breakups feel so painful that they feel like they could die (still alive but barely breathing) people are desperate for comfort (praying to a god that I don't believe in). This is an amazing song especially if you have felt the emotions it contains. "what am I supposed to say, when I'm all choked up that you're okay?" Sometimes seeing the that other person has happily moved on so quickly makes you wonder if you ever really meant anything to them at all. If you did, why don't they feel the same pain that you feel for them. Amazing song!!!!
    EntireWarheadon February 01, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is so my song!
    it's exactly what happened to me and my bf.
    i'm totally heart broken while he is like whatever
    when a relationship is broken up.. "when a heart breaks no it don't breakeven" one person is more "choked up"while the otherone is totally "ok"..

    am i right? :]
    steffy002on February 06, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think because when she's having her best days, he is knowing that she is having it without him, that he isn't part of her best days. Which makes him sad :(
    michael1986on August 30, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentnot really no
    michael1986on September 16, 2010   Link

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