These are the word I will say
This is the story I'll tell
When I speak your name
You'll probably like it yourself

That's what I never could take
You wanted me when and you wont admit
and the rest was just a waste of your time

I'll say the words that you want
I though that you love me but you don't, you don't
And now its two become three
If you're hurting I can't see
And you're taking whats left of me

For what its worth I believed
Every word that you said
So here is what I will say
With these last wasted breaths
Take take take take
Back your promises and your sweet kisses
That I though were only for me

To find myself at the end
of these lines that you're selling
It's telling

I would have always gave in
But those late nights and phone calls
Whispering everything I'd ever want

For what its worth I believed
Every word that you said
So here is what I will say
With these last wasted breaths
Take take take take
Back your promises and your sweet kisses
That I though were only for me

You took
My heart out
Of me
I though you love me but you don't 'cause
You took
My heart out
of me
I waited for
You to answer why
But waiting is not

This is the story I'll tell
You wanted me when and you wont admit

For what its worth I believed
Every word that you said
So here is what I will say
With these last wasted breaths
Take take take take
Back your promises and your sweet kisses
That I though were only for me


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    General CommentI don't have the actual lyrics or anything, but I keep hearing:

    "You wanted me when you wanted me", not "and you won't admit", but I'm not 100% sure.
    jonneh_on November 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI keep hearing "you wanted me when you wanted me" too. Anyways, this song is pretty straightforward for an Emery song. It is about a girl who has manipulated a guy in a relationship, taking advantage of him and leading him on.

    "I would have always gave in
    But those late nights and phone calls
    Whispering everything I'd ever want

    For what its worth I believed
    Every word that you said
    So here is what I will say
    With these last wasted breaths
    Take take take take
    Back your promises and your sweet kisses
    That I though were only for me"

    Pretty straightforward. She cheated on him and he became hurt and angry, and the song leaves the listener with that.

    "for what its worth I believed
    Every word that you said
    So here is what I will say
    With these last wasted breaths
    Take take take take
    Back your promises and your sweet kisses
    That I though were only for me "
    TheAbstruseMeaningon February 10, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I think there are some mistakes. I always hear "you wanted me when you wanted me". An also "I thought you'd love me but you don't". I think it's basically about this love not being what he expected, or what the girl promised. They seem to sing about that a lot. They are a christian band, so you could possibly delve a little deeper with this being about sin. How it promises the world and then leaves you alone in the dark. At least that's another meaning I get when i listen to it. I just love their music as well, it's so unlike other bands which is rare these days.
    paulislegendon April 09, 2009   Link

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