"Can't Let You Go" as written by Greg Wells and Claude Kelly....
Guess it was not meant to be
It's not as bad at it seems
It only burns when I breath (yeah, Yeah)
You saw the way that I fell
But I'm better off by myself
That's the tale that I'd like to tell
yeah

But it's not that easy for me to say goodbye
And everything in me wants you back in my life
Can't let you go
Can't let you go

It feels like dawn of the dead
The bombs going off in my head
Never a moment of rest (yeah, yeah)
Nothing kills more than to know
That this is the end of the road
and I know that I've got to let go

But it's never easy for me to say goodbye
Everything in me wants you back in my life
Can't let you go
Can't let you go
Can't let you go
Can't let you go
(oh, ooooooooh, oooooh [multiple times])

Wish I could just find away
To have all your memories erased
Cause constantly there haunting me, yeah, yeah, yeah

It's not that easy for me to say goodbye
And everything in me, wants you back in my life
Can't let you go
Can't let you go
Can't let you go
Can't let you go

I can't let you go (oh, oh, oh)
I can't let you go (oh, oh, oh)


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    My InterpretationGuess it was not meant to be
    It's not as bad at it seems
    It only burns when I breath (yeah, Yeah)
    You saw the way that I fell
    But I'm better off by myself
    That's the tale that I'd like to tell
    yeah
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    He's lying to himself, saying that he's so much better off without this other person, but knows it's all a lie.
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    But it's not that easy for me to say goodbye
    And everything in me wants you back in my life
    Can't let you go
    Can't let you go
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    He feels like he can't go on without this person, but he knows that he can't have them go. He just can't seem to get over the person, no matter how hard he tries.
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    It feels like dawn of the dead
    The bombs going off in my head
    Never a moment of rest (yeah, yeah)
    Nothing kills more than to know
    That this is the end of the road
    and I know that I've got to let go
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    He's finally admitting that he has to let go. Maybe over the "denial". He feels like he's dead without this person - maybe depressed, and all that he can think of is this failed relationship.
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    Wish I could just find away
    To have all your memories erased
    Cause constantly there haunting me, yeah, yeah, yeah
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    He wishes he could just forget everything and move on, but knows it's not that easy. He still feels like they should be together, and it's breaking him up inside.

    Beautiful song by a beautiful man. It makes me cry everytime I hear it - his voice is so powerful and amazing. I can't help but be reduced to tears by his ballad-type songs - escpecially a song like this that hits home so well for all of us.
    MademoisellePhantomon July 18, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti love this song to death i cry eveytime because it's very powerful and the balleds adam dose feel so real
    musicgirl9507on September 20, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti've said this before and i'll say it again i love this song it pretty much talks about not being able to move on from a breakup i'm actually writing a song that's kinda like this
    musicgirl9507on October 21, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNothing kills more than to know That this is the end of the road
    I cry to death every time i listen to this
    maya glamberton November 05, 2013   Link

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