"Knock You Down" as written by Shaffer Smith, Keri Lynn Hilson, Floyd Nathaniel Hills, Kevin Cossom, Kanye Omari West and Marcella Christina Araica....
Keep rocking, and keep knocking
Whether you Louboutin it up or Reebokin'
You see the hate, that they're serving on a platter
So what we goin' have, dessert or disaster

I never thought I'd, be in love like this
When I look at you my mind goes on a trip
Then you came in, and knocked me on my face
Feels like in I'm in a race
But I already won first place

I never thought I'd fall for you as hard as I did
(as hard as I did, yeah)
You got me thinking bout our life our house and kids (yeah)
Every morning I look at you and smile
Cause boy you came around and you knocked me down, knocked me down

Sometimes love comes around
And it knocks you down
Just get back up
When it knocks you down
Sometimes love comes around
And it knocks you down
Just get back up
When it knocks you down

I never thought I'd
Hear myself say (ooh)
Y'all go ahead
I think I'm gonna kick it wit my girl today (kick it wit my girl today)
I used to be commander and chief
Of my pimp ship flying high (flying high)
'Til I met this pretty little missile that shot me out the sky (oh shot me out the sky)

Hey, now I'm crashing, don't know how it happened
But I know it feels so damn good
Said if I could back, and make it happen faster
Don't you know I would baby if I could
Miss independent (oh, to the fullest), the load never too much
She helping me pull it
She shot the bullet that ended that life
I swear to you the pimp in me just died tonight,
Girl sometimes love

Sometimes love comes around
And it knocks you down
Just get back up
When it knocks you down
Sometimes love comes around
And it knocks you down
Just get back up
When it knocks you down

Tell me now can you make it past your caspers
So we can finally fly off into NASA
You was always the cheerleader of my dreams that
Seem to only date the head of football teams

And I was the class clown that, always kept you laughing
We, were never meant to be baby we just happen
So please, don't mess up the trick, hey young world I'm the new slick rick
They say I move too quick, but we can't let the moment pass us

Let the hourglass pass right into ashes
Let the wind blow the ash right before my glasses
So I wrote this love letter right before my classes
How could a goddess ask, someone that's only average

For advice
OMG, you listen to that bitch?
Whoa it's me
Baby this is tragic
Cause we had it, we was magic

I was flying, now I'm crashing
This is bad, real bad, Michael Jackson
Now I'm mad, real mad, Joe Jackson
You should leave your boyfriend now, I'm a ask him

Say you gotta put the good with the bad, happy and the sad
So will u bring a better future than I had in the past
Oh cause, I don't wanna make the same mistakes I did
I don't wanna fall back on my face again
Whoa, whoa
I'll admit it, I was scared to answer love's call
Whoa, whoa
And if it hits better make it worth the fall

(When it comes around)

Sometimes love comes around
And it knocks you down
Just get back up
When it knocks you down
Sometimes love comes around
And it knocks you down
Just get back up
When it knocks you down

Won't see it coming when it happens (hey)
But when it happens you're gonna feel it, let me tell you now
You see when love knocks you down

Won't see it coming when it happens
But when it happens you're gonna feel it, let me tell you now
You see when love knocks you down
Yeah


Lyrics submitted by djmxbi

"Knock You Down" as written by Kanye West Floyd Hills

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Roba Music, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC

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  • +2
    General Commentthis is bad real bad michael jackson ...


    he is saying this bad how he's crashing because she's choosing this new guy who has knocked her down ... and michael jackson had an album called "Bad"

    now im mad real mad joe jackson ...

    he's very upset now .. joe jackson was known to have a horrible temper and beat his kids.
    ktkingsteron June 16, 2009   Link
  • +1
    MemoryYes... my lyrics submission got accepted...:D

    I Love This Song... it's definitely true... You Can't Help but love The person you're with
    when it happens... even if you weren't looking for a girlfriend/boyfriend

    djmxbion April 06, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHa, this is easy, it's talking about how when you fall in love u just feel... yeh :) and hows u cant help who u fall in love with and u cant stop it or end that feeling.
    Ath20wjon April 06, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commentlike what everyone else already said, this song is talking about love and how it just happens you cant control it, as kanye said: ' we just happen'. such a beautiful thing. i think its saying how love changes the way you think and can change things in your life.

    now i especiallly love kanyes verse "tell me when you make it past your caspers (aka your ghosts, fears), so we can fly off to NASA"
    and he continues on saying she was his dream cheerleader and he was the class clown, it wasnt meant to be it just happened, as in no one wouldve predicted them two together but it just happened that way... "how could a goddess ask someone thats only average for advice?" love changes how you think, as well as how you class people. a princess can fall for a nerd


    such a prettttyyy song :) ....*
    VIXXXon April 16, 2009   Link
  • +1
    MemoryI love this song!!! When i heard it in the radio i fallin in love with it rite from the start. i also love it because my boyfriend dedicated this song to me!!!:)!!!<3!!!But what i get stuck on is when keri says:

    "feels like i am in a race
    but i alreday won first place"??

    can anyone tell me the meaning of this verse plz!
    Gladeoon August 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm first to comment this? whoaaa...haha.

    this song is pretty good =]]
    liezelon March 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"you was always the cheerleader of my dreams that
    seem to only date the head of football teams
    and I was the class clown that, always kept you laughin"

    i really love that line by kanye west. i think this song is about a person who"s in love and in a relationship while in her relationship she fall in love with a another and cant seem to choose betwenn the two
    musicsonon March 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song describes my life completely
    kanye west is my ex boyfriend; who me and him just fell apart after awhile
    and neyo is my new boyfriend who used to be a major flirt until he met me
    but my ex still tells me how us ending shouldnt have ever happened

    "you was always the cheerleader of my dreams that
    seem to only date the head of football teams
    and I was the class clown that, always kept you laughin
    We, were never meant to be baby we just happen
    so please, don't mess up the trick.. "

    its just hard to choose between the two honestly
    rockchick9882on March 31, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove this. simple message: you'll know when your love in love, and it happens when you least expect it.
    tenderonion April 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is simply amazing!!!!
    All three of them are amazing artist

    If i was her i would so pick Kanye lol
    Sayruuhon April 08, 2009   Link

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