"The Heart Wants What It Wants" as written by Selena Gomez and Antonina Armato....
(What the heart wants)
(What the heart wants)
(What the heart wants)

You got me sippin' on something
I can't compare to nothing
I've ever known, I'm hoping
That after this fever I'll survive
I know I'm acting a bit crazy
Strung out, a little bit hazy
Hand over heart, I'm praying
That I'm gonna make it out alive

The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might be right but I don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants

You got me scattered in pieces
Shining like stars and screaming
Lighting me up like Venus
But then you disappear and make me wait
And every second's like torture
Hell over trip, no more so
Finding a way to let go
Baby, baby, no I can't escape

The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might be right but I don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants

This is a modern fairy tale
No happy endings
No wind in our sails
But I can't imagine a life without
Breathless moments
Breaking me down, down, down, down

The bed's getting cold and you're not here
The future that we hold is so unclear
But I'm not alive until you call
And I'll bet the odds against it all
Save your advice 'cause I won't hear
You might be right but I don't care
There's a million reasons why I should give you up
But the heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants
The heart wants what it wants

The heart wants what it wants, baby
It wants what it wants, baby
It wants what it wants
It wants what it wants

The heart wants what it wants, baby
It wants what it wants


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"The Heart Wants What It Wants" as written by Tim James Antonina Armato

Lyrics © Walt Disney Music Company, Downtown Music Publishing

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  • +5
    General CommentSelena Gomez is ready to wear her heart on her sleeve. "I have been waiting to share this with all of you," the singer tweeted Thursday. "The video for my new single 'The Heart Wants What It Wants.'"

    The black-and-white video opens with a voice recording of Gomez, 22, talking about being wronged by a man, presumably her on-and-off boyfriend Justin Bieber, 20. Fighting back tears and revealing little details, she says, "When I was on stage and I was thinking of...I felt like I know...I know him, though, and I know his heart and I know what he wouldn't do to hurt me. But I didn't realize that feeling so confident and feeling so great about myself and then [to have] it just be completely shattered by one thing, by something so stupid. But then you make me feel crazy, you make me feel like it's my fault. I was in pain."

    "You got me sippin' on somethin' / I can't compare to nothin' / I've ever known / I'm hopin' / That after this fever I'll survive / I know I'm acting a bit crazy / Strung out, a little bit hazy / Hand over heart, I'm prayin' / That I'm gonna make it out alive," Gomez sings. "The bed's gettin' cold and you're not here / The future that we hold is so unclear / But I'm not alive until you call / And now I bet the odds against it all / Save your advice, 'cause I won't hear / You might be right, but I don't care / There's a million reasons why I should give you up / But the heart wants what it wants / The heart wants what it wants
    amirbeon November 06, 2014   Link
  • +2
    General CommentFor You is an upcoming greatest hits album by American singer and actress Selena Gomez. The project serves as the first greatest hits of Gomez's career, and is scheduled to be released on November 24, 2014. For You serves as Gomez's final release with Hollywood Records, having signed a new recording contract with Interscope Records. It features some of Gomez's previous singles, as well as remixes of previously released material; two new songs were recorded for the album. Gomez worked with long-time collaborators Rock Mafia on the new material for the album, with Gomez co-writing one of the songs. The project was preceded by the release of its lead single, "The Heart Wants What It Wants", which was released as a surprise on November 6, 2014 to overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics.
    amirbeon November 08, 2014   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think this song is about loving someone that you know is no good for you deep down and yet you want to continue loving them no matter how much it is destroying you in the process. It's about how we each endure spectacular breathless moments and heartbreaking tragedies simultaneously in our pursuits for love. Sometimes the pursuit is in vain, but we secretly cling to the hope that this one will be the lasting love that we have been looking for and that we are deserving of. In the end, you and your love are irreversibly changed either bonding perfectly together or by each developing the strength to love oneself more and walk away.
    altamber8on November 04, 2015   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionIt's about Justin Bieber and how she refuses to give him up despite everything he's putting her through.
    seeingon December 26, 2014   Link

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