"I Do" as written by Jeffrey Lee Johnson, Britane K'la Buggs, Paul Lavon Davis, Isaac Iii Hayes, Julius Rivera Iii and Torrey Quinn Hood....
When I'm done with thinking then I'm done with you.
When I'm done with crying then I'm done with you.
When I feel so tired then I'm done with you.
Everybody feels this way sometimes everybody feels this way

And I do.
You can't hear it but I do.
You can't hear it but I do.
You're trying to convince me that what I've done's not right.

I get so frustrated I stay up every night.
You ask me for an answer and I'm so tired and I'm up in the air.
Everybody feels this way sometimes, everybody feels this way
And I do.

You can't hear it, but I do.
You can't hear it, but I'm feeling this way just because you say
I will be ignored.
I will be denied.

I could be erased.
I could be brushed aside
I will get scared, and I will get shoved down,
But I feel like I do because you push me around.

I'm starting to ignore you, I've doubted you so long.
I'm tired of overthinking, I know you don't belong.
Now I'm asking questions - no one pushes me around.
Everybody feels this way sometimes, everybody feels this way -

And I do.
You can't hear it, but I do.
You don't seem angry, but I do.
I do.


Lyrics submitted by spitfirek7

"I Do" as written by Toby Gad Colbie Callait

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis is my anthem to every guy that ever broke my heart. I love this song!
    zacsteron April 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song, everytim a girl braks my heart i turn to this song listen to it and stuff, my band coverd this song great song
    drummer4514on August 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI can totally relate to this song. My ex has no idea how much misery he has caused me, and when he feels all relaxed I'm the one that's uptight and hasn't been able to let go of the fact that its over.

    "You don't seem angry, but I do."
    xbrokenstarsxon June 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentsame with me.
    tagtraeumerinon October 31, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song could also describe a friendship. U really just get over friends that drain you like that, just like a relationship too.
    Jaddhaon April 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song describes her finally realizing she deserves more from the person she's singing to than she's getting. She's been pushed around and treated like dirt, and the person acts like she's blowing things out of proportion or that she somehow deserves how he's treating her. She's saying: "Fuck you, buddy. You're not going to have the privilege of my presence anymore. I deserve a -lot- better."

    Empowering!
    delialon May 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about her record label:

    "We were almost finished recording the album, Firecracker, and the record company told us that we still needed a single. I decided to write a song that sounded like a song about a realtionsthip, but was actually about the record company not "hearing" a single on the record already. You can hear it in the lyrics, "You can't hear it, but I do." The song ended up being an expression of strenght and power even when someone's not treating you right. When I play live concerts the audience always seems to cheer when they hear the lyric, "i'm starting to ignore you.""
    kiwisoupon September 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. Its what im feeling right now
    music=stressfreeon July 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentEverybody feels this way sometimes. I do.
    whoshaton August 26, 2011   Link
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    General Commenthello best 90's song ever
    precipitateon January 30, 2005   Link

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