"It's Gonna Be Hard (When I'm Gone)" as written by Ryan O'connor, Seth James Johnson and Daniel James Stevens....
I wanna know what you know
I wanna go where you go
Take a trip to the end of time
Kiss your lips, grab your hips
And fly away

I wanna walk in your shoes
So I can see just what I prove
Every time that I see your smile
Do anything to ease your mind
Tonight

It's gonna be hard when I'm gone
I'll take this time
To sit down and write you a song
With simple words and melody
To explain exactly what you mean to me
Oh, Amy

You say it's time for change
I say we just need to rearrange
All the plans that we had before
No one is walking out that door, oh
But I know I have to
She won't want to

It's gonna be hard when I'm gone
I'll take this time
To sit down and write you a song
With simple words and melody
To explain exactly what you mean to me
Oh, Amy

Let's pick it up where we last left off
You know the part where we come unraveled, oh
I need this memory to keep me strong
When the weight of the world comes crashing down
Let's pick it up where we last left off
I need this memory to keep me strong, oh

Let's pick it up where we last left off
You know the part where we come unraveled, oh
I need this memory to keep me strong
When the weight of the world comes crashing down

It's gonna be hard when I'm gone
I'll take this time
To sit down and write you a song
With simple words and melody
To explain exactly what you mean to me
Oh, Amy


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    General Commentwhat i think this song is about is being in a relationship, and you love the person but you feel things are going downhill and it's time to let them go even though you really don't want to but it's the right thing to do before things get even worse and that you'll miss them terribly once it's over.

    it's a great meaningful song.
    aybrnxon April 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti can't believe this song only has one comment!
    i fell in love with it the first time i heard it.

    i'm pretty sure it's about them being on tour and leaving their loved ones behind.
    _headoverheelson April 27, 2009   Link
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    General Commentis it just me or does this song make anyone else just melt??
    Hawaii09on April 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI love this song :] and yes Hawaii, it makes me melt too!

    To me, its saying that the guy goes off and leaves 'Amy' (best friend, girlfriend, etc.) behind and that he's gonna miss her, so he's gonna write a song saying how important she is to him.

    Kinda obvious meanining.
    imnotokay652on July 29, 2009   Link
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    MemoryThis song reminds me so much of my boyfriend. He's in training for the Army. And the leaving... it's hard. So hard. And it's just going to get worse, I know.
    MamaMockingbirdon November 28, 2009   Link

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