"Unthinkable (I'm Ready)" as written by Alicia J Augello-cook, Aubrey Graham, Jr. Brothers and Noah Shebib....
Moment of honesty
Someones gotta take the lead tonight
Who's it gonna be?
I'm gonna sit right here
And tell you all that comes to me
If you have something to say
You should say it right now

You give me a feeling that I never felt before
And I deserve it, I think I deserve it
Its becoming something that's impossible to ignore
And I can't take it
I was wondering maybe
Could I make you my baby
If we do the unthinkable would it make us look crazy
If you ask me I'm ready
If you ask me I'm ready

I know you said to me
"This is exactly how it should feel when its meant to be"
Time is only wasting so why wait for eventually
If we gonna do something 'bout it
We should do it right now
(We should do it right now)

You give me a feeling that I never felt before
And I deserve it, I know I deserve it
Its becoming something that's impossible to ignore
It is what we make it
I was wondering maybe
Could I make you my baby
If we do the unthinkable would it make us look crazy
Or would it be so beautiful either way I'm sayin'
If you ask me I'm ready
If you ask me I'm ready

Why give up before we try
Feel the lows before the highs
Clip our wings before we fly away (fly away)
I can't say I came prepared
I'm suspended in the air
Won't you come be in the sky with me

I was wondering maybe
Could I make you my baby
If we do the unthinkable would it make us look crazy
Or would it be so beautiful either way I'm sayin'
If you ask me I'm ready
If you ask me I'm ready
If you ask me I'm ready
If you ask me I'm ready


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"Unthinkable (I'm Ready)" as written by Alicia J Augello-cook, Aubrey Graham, Jr. Brothers, Noah Shebib

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    General CommentMaybe about taking that deeper state into their relationship..marriage?
    banana143on March 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI'm listenin to this as i write... feeling the flow of words and lettin the story unfold in my head....

    she loves him...i'm seeing some sort of reason why she can't be with him... he's forbidden fruit but she NEEDS him... she wants him to know that she knows he's scared and she is too... but if he asks her to be his she will stand beside him thru any consequences that they may face... "if you ask me i'm ready"...

    she asks him why wud yu want to give up when we're not even sure how people will react... and yu always have to feel the low before yu can feel the highs in life... "If we do the unthinkable will it make us look crazy Or would it be so beautiful either way?"...she wants him to see that he doesn't know how it will turn out and that he wants him to take a chance on them...
    LesStudSwag19on June 02, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI don't think this has to do with an affair at all... this song says nothing about leaving the one they're with to be with another.

    I think this song is really for her parents and for anyone going through a struggle because society is putting a strain on their relationship... If you seen the music video you know that the situation was an interracial couple trying to be together, which parallels to her parents situation, and was probably an unthinkable decision considering the time period they would have gotten together.

    Back then and now it's still hard for some couples to be in an interracial relationship without someone interfering, and it takes a lot of love and effort to go through it and not care what anyone thinks... it would have to be that unbearable wanting for someone, that Alicia describes, that would make a person follow through.

    But this song, in general, is meant for any relationship issue... interracial, same sex, inter-religious, age difference, anything society might call out of the ordinary.

    All I know is that the song is beautiful, the video is beautiful, and it makes my heart melt every time!!!
    aslloveon June 09, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love the chorus!

    I like how Drake is apart of this song, but doesn't overtake it. The beat in the background is definitely him...but it adds a nice flow to the song.

    AKeysL0veon January 10, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningWhat I get from this song is:

    2 people that have been messing around - everything is going so good but they are not in a commited relationship for whatever reason. They both have been trying to ignore the feelings they have for each other and something is holding one or both of them back.
    leelee1980on January 27, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's gonna show my weakness and my strength! It's gonna be beautiful and pure! It's gonna feel so damn good! It's something that's impossible to ignore! I deserve it and the other will be pleasured by it! "Coming Undone"
    temptation777on March 20, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionI think temptation and leelee have it dead on...but I love temptations explanation tho =]. So ya it is basically about finally making that move to be with that unattained love. Obviously she is ready and she know she deserve this man..and she can't handle waiting anymore its driving her mad
    DejayouxByatchon April 08, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaning**What I get from the song

    Moment of honesty
    Someones gotta take the lead tonight
    Whose it gonna be?
    I'm gonna sit right here
    And tell u while it comes to me
    If u have something to say
    U should say it right now
    (( She basically sitting down and having a heart to heart talk w/ this guy that could possibly be her first))

    U give me a feeling that I never felt before
    And I deserve it, I know I deserve it
    Its become something that's impossible to ignore
    And I can't take it
    I was wondering maybe
    Could I make you my baby
    If we do the unthinkable will it make us look crazy
    If you ask me I'm ready
    If you ask me I'm ready
    (( She told him how he makes her feel. She wants to be w/ him but for some reason they can't really be together((I was wondering maybe could I make you my baby)) and she want to have sex w/ him))

    I know u said to me
    "This is exactly how it should feel when its meant to be"
    Time is only wasting so why wait for eventually
    If we gonna do something about it
    We should do it right now
    (( He also has feelings for her but he feels like he is not the one for her (( i.e. I know you said to me "This is exactly how it should feel when its meant to be")) She's saying that if she has the correct emotions and feelings now why wait, let her take her chance ((Time is only wasting so why wait for eventually))

    U give me a feeling that I never felt before
    And I deserve it, I know I deserve it
    Its become something that's impossible to ignore
    Its what we make it
    I was wondering maybe
    Could I make you my baby
    If we do the unthinkable will it make us look crazy
    Or would it be so beautiful either way I'm sayin
    If you ask me I'm ready
    If you ask me I'm ready
    ((she's just basically ready to have sex w/ him but she wants to be w/ him in a relationship thats why she keeps repeating(( i.e. I was wondering maybe Could I make you my baby If we do the unthinkable))she is willing to take a chance on their relationship (( make us look crazy, or would it be so beautiful)) but it doesn't really matter to her she is ready to have sex; to connect w/ him.))

    Why give up before we try
    Feel the lows before the highs
    Clip our wings before we fly away
    I can't say I can't compare
    I'm suspended it the air
    Won't u come be in the sky with me
    ((They both have doubts about what they are about to do ((i.e. why give up before we try)) They are already experiencing some bad vibes about it ((i.e. feel the lows before the highs)) She knows what vibes he's getting or knows what he is talking about (( i.e. I can't say I can't compare)) but she has already made up her mind, she is trying to convince him ((i.e. i'm suspended in the air; won't you come be in the sky w/ me))

    I was wondering maybe
    Could I make you my baby
    If we do the unthinkable will it make us look crazy
    Or would it be so beautiful either way I'm sayin
    If you ask me I'm ready
    If you ask me I'm ready

    **Like I said earlier this is what I get from the song....you may get something different**
    JaleesaSavageon April 21, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti definately think it sounds like a love song about taking a relationship to a new level or making it more serious... but i think theres a little more to it that isnt so obvious. i think its about an affair, or two people who are in relationships and are about to "do the unthinkable". Who's gunna make the first move? Shes ready to take that leap. The temptation is there, "its impossible to ignore, and i cant take it". It sounds like there is some serious sexual tension between two people who want to be together but shouldnt.
    eschliffon April 21, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningWhen I first heard this song I literally got the tingles! I honestly thing this song is about being so deeply in love with someone and everything feeling so right. She's saying if you ask me I'm ready. Ready for the next step which I think is *Marriage*. Do the unthinkable would it make us look crazy ... or would it be so beautiful.. either way I'm saying if you "ask me" I'm ready!! Time is only wasting so why wait for eventually!! I don't think it's about having an affair or messing around.. infact I think it's the complete opposite. She's confessing her love to this man..basically saying Let's do this, we got what it takes .... you say it's right.. I know it's right..Let's Get Married!!

    Hehe! But that's just me!
    AshTyson April 25, 2010   Link

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