If i had the guts to say i love you
I'd tell you as quickly as i could.
Honestly, don't be so upset about this,
I'd turn the car around if i could.

We all look the same under these bright lights,
but you're shining brighter every day.
You illuminate more than i ever could
and make me want to change my ways.

She said it's not hard to fall in love,
the hardest part is proving that love is what you wanted
and what you'll need for the rest of your life.

so i said,

Wide awake and smiling,
i didn't want us to break i wanted you just to stay
but it's been raining out all night and I'm tired
but still trying to love you
for what it's worth, i still care

She said "I heard about your trip interstate and how much you wish you'd stayed there with the nicer girls because they've got lovely smiles"
I guess my intelligence lacked
when i made a speech about wanting you back.

I slurred the words as if absurdley they weren't meant to be said.
I closed my eyes i took a drink and took you straight to bed
and suddenly i feel nothing but regret,
i made love before falling in it

Wide awake and smiling,
i didn't want us to break i wanted you just to stay
but it's been raining out all night and I'm tired
but still trying to love you
for what it's worth, i still care

You make your move, she questions it.
your only young once you've only got one shot at it
It's kinda cute and funny how we fall in love but never work it out.
I've been up here doing what i can to get down
I've been inside doing what i can to get out
but it's clear that I'm here waiting to be yours, but he's here

Wide awake and smiling,
i didn't want us to break i wanted you just to stay
but it's been raining out all night and I'm tired
but still trying to love you
for what it's worth, i still care
for what it's worth, i still care
for what it's worth...


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Wide Awake and Smiling song meanings
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    General CommentCliche, but... NO COMMENTS? Wtf, this is so cute!
    xxmodernloveon August 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWell not cute, but you get what I'm saying.
    xxmodernloveon August 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI agree modernlove, tis a great song. Not positive what it's about though, either she's pushing him away or he wants to love her but just doesn't.
    JezAlmightyon October 15, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song is a bit confusing..but dont get me wrong i love this song ha

    i think theres this girl whos seeing two different guys..
    "but it's clear that I'm here waiting to be yours, but he's here"
    and he's hopeing that she'll pick him over the other guy "i didn't want us to break i wanted you just to stay"

    but then near the end its sounding like he doesnt love her anymore "I closed my eyes i took a drink and took you straight to bed
    and suddenly i feel nothing but regret,
    i made love before falling in it"
    and
    "I've been up here doing what i can to get down
    I've been inside doing what i can to get out"

    but in the end he still cares about her...
    and yea thats wat i THINK :)


    lyd94on October 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think that he loves this girl, then smething goes wrong with there relationship.he tries to get her back but she rejects then he tries to forget about her , "I slurred the words as if absurdley they weren't meant to be said.
    I closed my eyes i took a drink and took you straight to bed
    and suddenly i feel nothing but regret,
    i made love before falling in it"
    he ends up drinking then sleeps with her wakng up with alot of regret


    he knows that they will never get back but he still cares for her


    thats just what i hear :)
    alanaellingtonon October 26, 2009   Link

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