"When I'm Alone" as written by Julian Emery, James Lawrence Irvin and Elisabeth Corrin Maurus....
I turned my back
You were gone in a flash
Like you always do
You've always gone off somewhere else

And when the phone rang
And I thought it was you
And I sprung like a kid who just got out of school
But it's almost always never you, never you

I screamed like a child
My insides went wild

When I'm alone with you
You make me feel, you make me feel
When I'm alone with you
You are the one, you are the one

And when I reach out and I only grab air
And it kills me to think that you never did care
And it's hopeless
You've always run off somewhere else

I'm throwing a tantrum
Why are you such a phantom?

When I'm alone with you
You make me feel, you make me feel
When I'm alone with you
You are the one, you are the one

When I'm alone with you
You make me feel, you make me feel
When I'm alone with you
You are the one, you are the one

Remind me of home
When you're around me
Next time you leave
Don't go without me
No, don't go
No, no
Yeah, yeah

(When I'm alone with you)
You make me feel, you make me feel
(When I'm alone with you)
You are the one, you are the one

(When I'm alone with you)
You make me feel, you make me feel
(When I'm alone with you)
You are the one, you are the one


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"When I'm Alone" as written by James Irvin Elisabeth Maurus

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    General CommentYUM.
    VANESSAAon July 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThere need to be more comments on this song. Seriously.
    I love the way the music picks up at the chorus... the sound of the chorus is really different from the sound of the verses, and I dig that.
    And I love this girl's voice, it's got so much soul.
    As for the meaning, I think the song is basically about someone who the singer loves to spend time with - someone who makes her feel alive, comfortable, happy, etc. However, that person doesn't feel as strongly about her as she feels about them, and they are rarely there as much as she wants them to be. So, she finds herself waiting and wishing for them to be with her, wondering why they always seem to run off so quickly when she so desperately wants them to stay.
    Taymayon August 10, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti really love this song.
    i also think its about someone who makes her feel happy and like theyre 'the one' but they always just leave her and dissappear and dont realise how they make her feel.
    lollipoploveon August 17, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti just came across this song, and i actually really love this song. it is so catchy and it makes me happy aswell
    TwilightAngel84on January 15, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It means that she loves someone alot. But they're never there for her as much as she's there for them. "When I'm alone with you" He makes her feel so good about herself and them two together, even if he doesnt try. He probably just say her as a friend, but to her he's the one.
    piper888on May 27, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt seems like its about being way more into someone than they're into you. And you don't realize it until you're up to your elbows in the relationship, and then you feel trapped. It's like she's getting pissed looking back at previous interactions with this person, and just now realizing the imbalance.
    kickstand13on August 20, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt seems to be about a guy who strings a girl along, leaving her on the hook and spending time with her and making her feel good whenever it suits him, but when he's off with someone else or whatever he loses contact and show the same consideration as he does when he's there.
    DMLon June 14, 2013   Link
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    General CommentHi Lissie,

    This is just to tell you that.......Your,this song is Awesome...

    Muahhhh...

    Nikhil
    proseon August 19, 2013   Link

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