"Halfway Gone" as written by Jason Wade, Jude Cole, Kevin Rudolph and Jacob Kasher....
Halfway gone, halfway gone

You were always hard to hold
So letting go ain't easy
I'm hanging on but growing cold
While my mind is leaving

Talk, talk is cheap
Give me a word you can keep
'Cause I'm halfway gone and I'm on my way
And I'm feeling, feelin' feelin' this way
'Cause I'm halfway in but don't take too long
'Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone
You got one foot out the door
And choking on the other
Always think there's something more
Its just around the corner

Talk, talk is cheap
Give me a word you can keep
'Cause I'm halfway gone and I'm on way
And I'm feeling, feelin' feelin' this way
'Cause you're halfway in but don't take too long
'Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone

If you want me out, then I'm on my way
And I'm feelin', feelin' feelin' this way
'Cause you're halfway in, but don't take too long
'Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone (oh oh)
I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone (oh oh)
Now I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone
Don't take too long, don't take too long
'Cause I'm on my way
If you take too long
'Cause I'm halfway gone and I'm on way
And I'm feeling, feelin' I'm feelin' this way
'Cause you're halfway in but don't take too long
'Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone

If you want me out, then I'm on my way
And I'm feelin', feelin' feelin' this way
'Cause you're halfway in, but don't take too long
'Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone (oh oh)
'Cause I'm halfway gone, and I'm halfway gone (oh oh)
'Cause I'm halfway gone, yeah I'm halfway gone


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"Halfway Gone" as written by Jude Cole Jacob Kasher Hindlin

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  • +3
    Song MeaningI think this song is about his partner who is with him and says she loves him (This is the 'talk is cheap... give my a word you can keep'), but she wont really completely commit.

    She's always wondering if there is something out there that's better and she's trying to decide if she wants to stay with him. He's telling her not to take too long figuring it out, because even though he loves her he's ready to leave her if she doesn't really want him enough. He's getting tired of it and even though he hasn't left her yet, he's already mentally and emotionally preparing himself for this eventuality. Thus, he is already halfway gone.
    MissMeganon August 07, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationMy interpretation of this song is that this guy's really into a girl and he's interested in starting a serious relationship with her. She leads him on, making him think they're on the same page, when in reality she hasn't decided what she wants, so she continues to stall. The song's lyrics as a whole represent a guy's last ditch efforts to get a girl to commit before he decides to abandon all hope and leave for good. The song's about telling that girl she should commit, or she will lose him forever. He wants her to be truthful to what she wants. He doesn't want to be with her if shes always going to want something (or someone) more.
    Rstegson February 02, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSimplest meaning. Guy to cheating, unfaithful girl, "go ahead, keep pushing me, 'cause I'm already halfway gone...halfway gone..."
    DarickPadre94on August 27, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits about a break up. he says "Talk, talk is cheap
    Give me a word you can keep
    Cause I'm halfway gone and I'm on my way
    And I'm feeling, feelin, feelin this way
    Cause I'm halfway in but don't take too long
    Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone
    You got one foot out the door
    And choking on the other "
    she basically put her foot in her mouth and lied to him so he is leaving. he is tired of her lying to him.
    this song is basically my anthem right now. such a good song
    Docroe12on October 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so great - I love it! My interpretation is that she's stringing him along, playing hard to get & just immature games in general so he's halfway out the door. It's like she doesn't want to be with him but at the same time, wants him to be totally into her and he's not havin it so he's calling her on her bullshit!
    anala80on December 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBTW, the lyrics are actually "Cause YOU'RE halfway in but don't take too long
    Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone" not "Cause I'M halfway in..."
    anala80on December 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Talk, talk is cheap
    Give me a word you can keep"

    To me this means she is lying to him, and based on the lyrics that follow, about her committment to the relationship.

    "Cause I'm halfway gone and Im on my way
    And I'm feeling, feelin, feelin this way
    Cause you're halfway in but dont take too long
    Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone"

    Here he is telling her that she should commit to the relationship or lose him, because he is on his way out, because he feels that she is only half in the relationship. But he is also telling her not to take too long to make a decision about whether she really wants to be in the relationship or if she wants to cont. to keep her options open like she has been.

    I have been in this situation, so it makes perfect sense to me.
    MyMojoon January 30, 2010   Link
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    General Commentdamn, few people have commented

    I think that, yes, she's be lying to him and leading him on completely sure that she can capture him in the fantasy while she tries to figure out what to do herself. and this song is him saying 'I'm not falling for the bullshit anymore commit yourself or not.' though the "halfway gone" part could mean one fo two things in my mind.
    1) during the relationship he was drifting off with every lie she told him, every time she lead him on.
    2) he's leaving, but still loves her despite everything so it's hard to break away but he's slowly managing it. "Cause I'm halfway in, but don't take too long
    Cause I'm halfway gone, I'm halfway gone" he's half in love with her still and halfway gone.

    either way i love this song to death and the music video doesn't make too much sense (though every time I've watched it wasn't in any kind of state to decipher anything....)
    HarakiriMegamion February 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI think that this song is referring to him being led on.
    For exapmle, he like a girl who keeps him waiting. When he says
    "Don't take too long.." he means that he loves her but he won't wait around forever for her.
    Lifehousefan10on May 04, 2010   Link
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    General Commentmy interpretation of this song is that she is just fooling aroung with hom and cant decide whether she loves him or not and he is just tired of it "halfway gone" means hes almost gone and that she better hurrt up or shell lose him
    iza48on June 24, 2010   Link

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