"Broken Open" as written by Evan Bogart, Greg Wells and Adam Lambert....
Broken pieces, break into me
So imperfectly what you should be

I don't want you to go
Don't wanna see you back out in the cold
Air you're breathing out fades you to grey
Don't run away, find me

I know the battles of chasing the shadows of who you wanna be
It doesn't matter, go on and shatter
I'm all you need
Broken pieces, break into me
So imperfectly what you should be
Lay here, it's safe here, I'll let you be broken open
Hide here, confide here so we can be broken open

Let's enlighten the night
We can fall away, slip out of sight
When you drop your guard
Melt into time, so intertwined, quiet

I know the battles of chasing the shadows of who you wanna be
It doesn't matter, go on and shatter
I'm all you need
Broken pieces, break into me
So imperfectly what you should be
Lay here, it's safe here, I'll let you be broken open
Hide here, confide here so we can be broken open

Broken pieces, break into me
So imperfectly what you should be
Lay here, it's safe here, I'll let you be broken open
Hide here, confide here so we can be broken open

Lay here, it's safe here, I'll let you be broken open
Hide here, confide here so we can be broken open


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"Broken Open" as written by Adam Scott Lambert Greg Wells

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    General CommentIn my general opinion, "Broken Open" is about the sublimity of confiding in others; here the narrator is reassuring himself as the confider.
    rockwitchuon November 29, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningTo me this song is about not being afraid to show your true self to this one person that has promised to be your confidant. Like he is not going to judge you for who you are and the fear of them knowing should not get in the way, like he has been through that stage in life as well and knows exactly what you are feeling, so he will help you get through this self revelation.
    iAudreyon August 09, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionIt must be really nice if we can have someone to whom we can show our vulnerable side.
    faridasusantyon January 04, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so soothing.. i wasn't too sure abt it at first, but it's grown on me.. and now i totally love it..

    I guess this song is about telling the person u love to not be afraid of confiding in u, or be vulnerable with u, because u'd love him anyways..
    punky888on January 20, 2010   Link
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    General CommentYeah, Adam has said he's had people in his life that are socially active but when they're with him they show totally different side of them. He always wondered why is he some kind of therapeutist. This song is his way to tell people it's okay to be a mess and you don't have to perfect, you can be safe with him.

    Very personal song for him, for me too.

    There are horrible amount of miscorrect lyrics though...

    "Air you're breathing out fills you with grey" should be "Air you're breathing fades you to grey"
    "I know the battles of chasing the shadows of who you are babe" should be "I know the battles of chasing the shadows of who you wanna be"
    "Hide you, confide to you so we can be broken open" should be "Hide here, confide here so we can be broken open"
    "Let's alight in the night" should be "Let's enlighten the night"
    "Melt it in time, so it'll try crying" should be "Melt into time, so intertwined, quiet"
    barbabeauon March 10, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaningthis song talks about adam being with someone who has weakness's and are too afraid to show them around anybody else except him and adam is telling that person that it's ok you can show your broken pieces and i'll hold them together and you can be safe with me because i love more than anything
    musicgirl9507on August 30, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti love this song it's basically adam telling me that i can cry sometimes and feel like a mess i don't always have to have a brave face on and it's ok
    musicgirl9507on September 20, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti've said this before and i'll say it again i love love love this song I say it's about adam letting someone close to him know that they can fall apart around him and he's there for them and they'll be safe gosh if i was in something like that with adam i would love to be in his embrace
    musicgirl9507on September 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so different to the rest of the album but it totally works. I just loooooove this song:)
    crazychick2point0on January 06, 2011   Link

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