"Gonna Get Better" as written by Jimmy Robbins, Kyle Kelso and Michael John Shimshack....
I've got the movie stub from our first date
The memories that I can't fake
It's all that's left of you
I've got this empty feeling in my chest
The kind of hurt you're scared to guess
It's all that's left of you

I promised myself...

It's gonna get better when you go
Gonna get better on my own
I gotta give you up, gotta get you out of my head
Said it's gonna get better all alone
Gonna get better, I know, I know
I gotta give you up, gotta get you out of my head

I've got this box of words you scribbled down
Reminding me you're not around
That I'm always going though
I've got these see-through secrets kidding me
And to everyone, it's plain to see:
It's all that's left of you

I promised myself...

It's gonna get better when you go
Gonna get better on my own
I gotta give you up, gotta get you out of my head
It's gonna get better all alone
Gonna get better, I know, I know
I gotta give you up, gotta get you out of my head

There's a cloud hanging over me
Making it hard to see
But I promised myself
na na na, na na na na na na na

It's gonna get better when you go
Gonna get better on my own
I gotta give you up, gotta get you out of my head
It's gonna get better all alone
Gonna get better, I know, I know
I gotta give you up, gotta get you out of my head
(of my head, of my head, of my head)
na na na, na na na na


Lyrics submitted by xxmodernlove

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    General Commentwow, first comment.
    anyways, im pretty sure this song came out today.
    but i listened to it and its dead on my life right now.
    my boyfriend and i broke up last night and i listened to this song on Jimmy's myspace and i broke down and just started crying. every line, every word of this song is exactly what is going through my head. and so i sent jimmy robbins a comment on myspace about it and telling him, basically everything i just stated above and he commented me back and said this: "im sorry to hear about that taylor. these kind of things are tough to go through but im happy that you were able to relate to the song. while writing this, i was going through some heart break. but just remember that no matter what happens, everything has a reason for happening and that things always seem to work out for the better in the end, even thought right now, the reason doesnt seem clear at all. keep your chin up sweetheart and thanks for the support! -Jimmy :-)"

    he is so sweet and all of his songs are really written from the heart. i think in this song, it really emphasizes that what happened, happened, and its in the past. and no matter what happens, its not the end of the world and your going to heal in time and things are going to get better.
    tayylurr08on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYeah, Jimmy is like the nicest person ever -- I hope he goes really far in life <3
    xxmodernloveon February 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI adore this song, just like I do with his others.
    It's obviously about the struggle of letting go. You know that it has to be done, and you're dead set determined to get through, make a change, and move on. But there's something holding you back. The fear of letting go, the false hope that they'll come back, etc. But you know that in time it'll get better.
    spaceykayseaon March 29, 2009   Link

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