"I Won't" as written by Jason Reeves, Colbie Caillat and Makana Rowan....
I won't do what you told me
I won't do what you said (no)
I'm not gonna stop feeling
I'm not gonna forget it
I don't wanna start over
I don't wanna pretend it
You are not my lover
That you're only my friend

Cause when you took my heart
It took it all
When you gave it back
I fell apart
So

I won't do what you told me
I won't do what you said, no
I'm not gonna stop feeling
I'm not gonna forget it
I don't wanna start over
I don't wanna pretend it
You are not my lover
That you're only my friend
My friend
I won't

Well, maybe you're not right for me
Maybe this is hard to see
I get lost in your beauty
And I just stop questioning
Cause when you took my heart
You took it all
When you gave it back
It fell apart
So

I won't do what you told me
I won't do what you said, no
I'm not gonna stop feeling
I'm not gonna forget it
I don't wanna start over
I don't wanna pretend
That you are not my lover
That you're only my friend
Friend
I won't

You say it's easier to burn than to build
You say it's easier to hurt than to heal
But I say you lose when you give up what you love
And I've lived my life without you long enough
So

I won't do what you told me
I won't do what you said, no
I'm not gonna stop feeling
I'm not gonna forget it
I don't wanna start over
I don't wanna pretend
That you are not my lover
That you're only my friend
Friend
I won't

I won't
I won't
I won't
No, I won't


Lyrics submitted by th3gh05t

"I Won't" as written by Jason Reeves Colbie Caillat

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    General Commentbeautiful.

    a fairly obvious, simple, yet heartbreaking meaning.

    someone who doesn't want a relationship to end, she doesnt want to "start over" with anyone else but him.
    Beckleon September 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYep, i believe its about a relationship and the girl in this case still really likes the guy, but hes telling her its over sort of thing and that there just friends now, but she says she 'wont do what you told me', saying shes not gunna give up on him or the relationship just yet, 'i say you lose when you give up what you love'..

    though my favourite lyrics of the song are 'well maybe your not right for me, maybe its just hard to see, but i get lost in your beauty'
    dannyb11on November 02, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a couple, the girl has make some mistakes and hurt the guy, unintentionally. She wants to fix it and he tells her to forget they ever met. But she can't stop thinking about him and comes to the conclusion that she's not going to be able to get over him.
    somethingmore19on August 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's when a guy tells you "let's just be friends", and how hard it is to accept that when you're still in love with him.
    PurplePantheron December 29, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI can totally relate to this song.

    Oh, and it's suppossed to say "You lose when you give up what you love" not "you lose when you love, what you love"
    smartykat37on February 14, 2011   Link
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    General CommentTo me...this song is about this guy and girl...who apparently use to be good friends...at some point they became more than friends and turned into lovers for a while...the guy must have only want to be friends for fear that he's not right for her or simply because he's afraid...he tells the girl just friends...but she doesn't want to start over at being friends....she wants to be friends and lovers and she's not going to listen to what he has said.
    LaurenLizHon April 19, 2011   Link
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    My OpinionJust heard this song for the first time. Impressive.
    bellababyon February 16, 2012   Link
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    My OpinionI just heard this song on pandora for the frist time and, not gunna lie, it totally made me cry. It reminded me so much of me and my most recent boyfriend. we were really good friends then fell in love then just recently he tells me he doesn't know what he wants and that i deserve better than to be with him while he figures that out so he broke up with me. However, he still wants to be friends, talk, and hangout all the time. I just can't do that right now cuz i know i'm still in love with him. Totally related to this song. loved it.
    housman672on April 12, 2013   Link

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