Way up high
When you tell me, you tell me not to cry
Did you understand I can't help it?
Did you understand I don't have a choice, 'cause

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
I don't ever stay awake for you, oh, no

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
That I can't, I can't afford the truth

Sick
I'm sick honey
I don't, I don't got the money
Do you want a rain-check?
'Cause I can't give you what you need
No, I can't give you what you need
All by myself

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
I don't ever stay awake for you, oh, no
Do you wanna go

Do you really know
That I can't, I can't afford the truth

Give me one more try
Before I fall apart, fall into the sky
I feel every inch, I feel it fold
Over myself, over you

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
I don't ever stay awake for you, oh, no

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
That I can't, I can't afford the truth

I am bored
I am tired
And I, I'm gonna settle your heart
I don't know
I'm gonna find a way to your heart
And oh, I know

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
I don't ever stay awake for you, oh, no

Do you wanna go
Do you really know
That I can't, I can't afford the truth


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  • +2
    Lyric CorrectionThe song should actually read as follows:

    Way up high
    When you tell me not to cry
    Did you understand I can't help it
    Did you understand I don't have a choice

    Do you wanna go
    Do you really know
    I don't ever stay awake for you
    Do you wanna go
    Do you really know
    That I can't afford the truth

    Sick
    I'm sick honey
    I don't, I don't got the money
    Do you want a rain-check
    'Cause I can't give you what you need
    All by myself

    Do you wanna go
    Do you really know
    I don't ever stay awake for you
    Do you wanna go
    Do you really know
    That I can't afford the truth

    Give me one more try
    Before I fall apart, fall into the sky
    I feel every inch, I feel it fold
    Over myself, over you

    Do you wanna go
    Do you really know
    I don't ever stay awake for you
    Do you wanna go
    Do you really know
    That I can't afford the truth

    I am bored
    abeltronon November 10, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Lyric CorrectionI am tired
    and I'm gonna say to your heart
    I don't know
    I'm going to find the way to your heart
    and oh I know
    abeltronon November 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's defenetly "I can't afford THE TRUTH"
    plus, "(Need help on figuring out the lyrics here...???)" --> Give me one more try before I float on, oh, into the sky: I feel every inch of ???
    weirdfishon November 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, it's:

    Say,
    I'm staying honey
    And I don't, I don't got the money

    (for sure, confirmed)

    In the live version she also doesn't pronounce K in Awake so it sounds like she's saying "I don't stay away for you" but it's hard to tell

    And also:

    I can't afford YOU

    it also fits better in the rest of the lyrics.... she pronounces it:
    I can't affor - d'you

    You can hear it clearly in the live versions she says I can't afford YOU, the best one is at the end of Blast House live version, she repeats it with no sounds.
    Blizzardlyon May 23, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLOL...not one of you interpreted the song, and I have no clue what it means. Bummer :-(
    justanothergurlon May 23, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother lyrics correction:

    At the end it's I, I I I I gonna set you right,
    I'm gonna find a way to your heart.

    HAHA so true gurl.

    I've been wondering myself, the song is so melancholic and beautiful... drifts you away.
    Hard to really interpret it without the exact lyrics which no1 seems to know, nowhere around the internet!

    Sounds of someone that is losing grip of someone else, they know they are losing grip and they know what it takes to keep him\her, but they just can't afford it or unable to do it because of a reason that is external to them.

    It could be about someone who's partner\family member has this horrible disease that costs a lot of money to treat\manage they can't afford, and they suffer a lot and want to let go, and it's killing the singer the feeling she doesn't have the money to keep up.... she is left alone, bored and tired.

    It also could be about love obviously. One sided love it seems- the singer is inlove with someone who doesn't love her the same way (maybe it's a friend), probably a wealthy friend that's class is much higher, and they just come from difference places and she can't keep up with what it takes to live in the same lifestyle he does and so they can't connect.
    Blizzardlyon May 24, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHere is the most correct version so far...:

    Way up high
    When you tell me not to cry
    Did you understand I can't help it
    Did you understand I don't have a choice

    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away, for you
    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    That I can't, I can't afford you

    Say
    "I'm staying honey"
    and I don't, I don't got the money
    Do you want a rain-check?
    'Cause I can't give you what you need
    No, I can't give you what you need,
    All by myself

    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you
    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    That I can't, I can't afford you

    Give me one more try
    Before I fall apart, fall into the sky
    I feel every inch, I feel it fold
    Over myself, over you

    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you
    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    That I can't, I can't afford you

    I am bored.
    I am tired.

    and I'm gonna set you right,
    I'm gonna find the way to your heart

    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you, oh no.
    Do you wanna go?
    Do you really know?
    That I can't, I can't afford you.

    Q_Q
    Blizzardlyon May 24, 2012   Link
  • -1
    Lyric CorrectionWay up high.
    And you tell me, you tell me not to cry.
    Did you understand I can't help it?
    Did you understand I don't have a choice?

    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you, oh no.
    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know that I can't, I can't afford you?

    Stay.
    I'm saving money.
    And I know, I don't got the money.
    You are no angel.
    Because I can't give you what you need.
    No, I can't give you what you need, all by myself.

    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you, oh no.
    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know that I can't, I can't afford you?

    Give me one more try.
    Before I float off, off into the sky.
    I feel every inch, I feel... (???) of you.

    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you, oh no.
    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know that I can't, I can't afford you.

    I am poor.
    I am tired.
    And I, I, I... I won't say that you're right, no no...
    (???)
    I know...

    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know?
    I don't ever stay away for you, oh no.
    Do you want to go?
    Do you really know that I can't, I can't afford you.
    donniejones18on November 03, 2010   Link

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