"Cry" as written by Jason Halbert, Kelly Clarkson and Mark Lee Townsend....
If anyone asks, I'll tell them we both just moved on
When people all stare I'll pretend that I don't hear them talk
Whenever I'll see you I'll swallow my pride and bite my tongue
Pretend I'm okay with it all
Act like there's nothing wrong

Is it over yet?
Can I open my eyes?
Is this as hard as it gets?
Is this what it feels like to really cry?
Cry

If anyone asks, I'll tell them we just grew apart
What do I care if they believe me or not?
Whenever I feel your memory is breaking my heart
I'll pretend I'm okay with it all
Act like there's nothing wrong

Is it over yet?
Can I open my eyes?
Is this as hard as it gets?
Is this what it feels like to really cry?
Cry

I'm talking in circles
I'm lying, they know it
Why won't this just all go away?

Is it over yet?
Can I open my eyes?
Is this as hard as it gets?
Is this what it feels like to really cry?
Cry

Cry


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"Cry" as written by Kelly Clarkson Jason Halbert

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  • +1
    General CommentI'm not sure if I enjoy the vocals on this song or the writing. She definitely didn't disappoint.

    She's not over the guy. People are constantly talking about the kind of love they had before..My favorite line is probably "I'm talking in circles..I'm lying, they know it..Why won't this just all go away?"
    JSuperstaron February 22, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAnother fantastic song from her new album.

    It's absolutely stunning. Everything about it just makes you feel it. It cuts you deep and is just totally amazing.

    Kelly's done it again. She's such a fantastic artist.
    Angelicbabe0907on February 22, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti can relate so much to this song. how you go through everyday seeing someone you once cared for. and you smile and think everything is ok but when you see him, your heart breaks. and he seems so happy and acts like nothing ever happened.
    bdeeon July 23, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think this is about the fact that she is still in love with the guy and it hurts her because she says "Is it over yet? Can I open my eyes?" there is just so much pain she wants to know if its over and more then anything wants it to be OK
    ljljkon July 15, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPossibly my favorite off the new album. It's about wanting to get over someone, but being reminded of them all the time. She's left to answer the questions that everyone has, and he's long gone. She's just ready to be okay again, and wondering if the pain is over with
    ClarinetDreameron March 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just bought the album today and I've sung this song at the top of my lungs about 8 times!
    Its obviously about a break up - they broke up and she's really not over it. But I don't think the guy is gone - but she's talking about dealing with people she knows like her friends and family. Those are the hardest to face after a break up. I personally love the line

    "Whenever I see you I will swallow my pride and bite my tongue."

    That is the hardest thing to do when you see that person is to act like you are okay when your heart is broken...
    Cyclone_emon March 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is without a doubt my favorite song on the album.

    Favorite part:
    "I'm talking in circles
    I'm lying, they know it
    Why won't this just all go away?"
    erinnwhoaxoon March 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhenever I feel your memory is breaking my heart
    I'll pretend I'm okay with it all
    Act like there's nothing wrong

    I can identify with this so so much. And "Is it over yet, can I open my eyes?" It feels like it will never be over.
    venderfanon March 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow this song is amazing. Shame I can relate to it though :( to be honest though I think so many people can...one of my favourites from the album :)
    Crazy2113on April 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentKelly is witout a doubt my favourite artist! All her songs have a message that everyone can relate to. This song is about a someone breaking up with her and shes hurt bt is trying to put on a brave face and being strong. wh can't relate to this??
    musimakestheworldgoroundon April 18, 2009   Link

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