"Not Gonna Love" as written by and Dan Koch....
Hey!

I am the favorite
In a fight that I can't win
So every morning
I take another on my chin

But I never know, I never know, I never know the round I'm in, yeah

So I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up
Not gonna love when I know what I've given up
Windows open
Daylight broken
And I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up

Could be a warning
Could be the evidence of grace
Could be a cold night
Could be a right hook in the face

And I don't deserve, I don't deserve, I don't deserve to call this place my home
And I'm getting tired, I'm getting tired of lying down instead of standing on my own

But I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up
Not gonna love when I know what I've given up
Long night, cold room
Hold tight, blue moon
And I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given

Hey!
There's something on my mind
Something I've been dying to say
Hey!
When you've lost so many times
The old familiar lines start to fade

But I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up
Not gonna love when I know what I've given up
Long night, cold room
Hold tight, blue moon
And I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up

(Windows open)
(Daylight broken)
(Windows open)
(And I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up)

(Windows, cold room)
(Hold tight, blue moon)
(Long night, blue moon)
(And I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up)


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    General Commentwhat the balls does this song mean
    orwhateveron December 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentNot entirely sure on the meaning. Perhaps about being in some kind of situation where you're constantly being put down, getting fed up, and wanting to break free... but still sticking around? Meh. Don't know. Still, I like the lines "Long night, cold room. Hold tight, blue moon."
    xmakesherflyxon April 25, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaning"I am the favorite
    In a fight that I can't win".....being told you're "the winner", but meaningless because you're certain you'll ultimately lose in the end, one way or another.

    "So every morning
    I take another on my chin"......In moments when allow yourself to forget that, the realization afterwards feels like a punch in the face.

    "But I never know, I never know, I never know the round I'm in, yeah".....very confused at times.

    "So I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given up
    Not gonna love when I know what I've given up"......not going to give in to what feel/what want to feel, because it's not worth the price have to pay in exchange.

    "Windows open
    Daylight broken"......seeing the light, in a moment of darkness.

    "Could be a warning
    Could be the evidence of grace"......just because somethings tastes really, really good, doesn't mean it's actually good for you. Read the label.

    "And I don't deserve, I don't deserve, I don't deserve to call this place my home"...no matter how much you want it, taking something that doesn't belong to you, is never right, even if it seems like it was made especially for you.

    "And I'm getting tired, I'm getting tired of lying down instead of standing on my own"...need to stop being weak, and have the strength to stand up for what's right or to simply walk away.

    "Long night, cold room
    Hold tight, blue moon. And I'm not gonna love when I know what I've given"......lonely, stay stong, don't let momentary pain get the best of you, because ultimately will feel much worse.


    "Hey! There's something on my mind. Something I've been dying to say
    Hey! When you've lost so many times. The old familiar lines start to fade"....I'm really trying, but it's hard to stand tall sometimes, when I've been knocked down so many times before.

    beforeverloston September 14, 2010   Link

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