"Out Of Reach" as written by Jonathan Nicholas Shorten and Louisa Gabriella Bobb....
Knew the signs
Wasn't right
I was stupid for a while
Swept away by you
And now I feel like a fool
So confused,
My heart's bruised
Was I ever loved by you?

Out of reach, so far
I never had your heart
Out of reach
Couldn't see
We were never
Meant to be

Catch myself
From despair
I could drown
If I stay here
Keeping busy everyday
I know I will be OK

But I was
So confused
My heart's bruised
Was I ever loved by you?

Out of reach, so far
I never had your heart
Out of reach
Couldn't see
We were never
Meant to be

So much hurt
So much pain
Takes a while
To regain
What is lost inside
And I hope that in time
You'll be out of my mind
And I'll be over you

But now I'm
So confused
My heart's bruised
Was I ever loved by you?

Out of reach
So far
I never had your heart
Out of reach
Couldn't see
We were never
Meant to be

Out of reach
So far
You never gave your heart
In my reach, I can see
There's a life out there
For me


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"Out of Reach" as written by Louisa Bobb Jonathan Shorten

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    General CommentSad song, but soooo beautiful... she just realizes that it wasn't the love of her life and that it wasn't that special love as it looked like...
    Sunnyon March 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is beautiful, she's been thrown aside by a lover and now she wonders if she was even loved by him at any point or whether it was all just a cleaver act. But it's also so hopeful at the end. BEAUTIFUL
    Leonnion April 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti totally agree with sunny. this song has alot of meaning to me and that pretty much sums it all up
    zekey babyon May 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a really fab song and i think most ppl will b able to relate to it at sum point in their lives. I think tht she is saying tht she fell in love with this man but now its all ova and she is hurt she is doubtin if he eva loved her in the first place. The ending i believe means tht although she is really hurting she can now see tht she in time will get ova him and find someone else and tht there is life after love and heart break.
    Daftcaton July 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI've actually recorded this myself and I felt so lucky!
    Like people have said before me, she falls in love, but he hurts her. I've been through this three times badly, and everytime the relationship starts and I put the song on and I think No Way that won't happen with me and him, but I always end up sitting cryin with Gabrielle!
    Anne-Marieon August 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe first time I heard this song was on the movie Bridget jones' Diary. I insantly fell in love with it.
    sweet_jealousyon August 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsuch a great song.
    she was 'swept away', by a boy and feel in love with him. while they were together they were so close, or so she thought. they broke up and she then realsied shed been a fool as he never cared as much about her as she did about him and was probably never loved by him.
    her heart is bruised, shes confused and he was always just that little out of reach and it was never meant to be.
    its the last two lines that are uplifting though:
    In my reach, i can see
    Theres a life out there for me
    Its saying that deep down she knows she can move on, and she will.
    little_miss_failureon December 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commentnobody does it better than gabrielle, shes soo brill
    ExLoveron March 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is beautiful.
    to me it is one of those
    songs that hurts to listen
    to but you do anyway
    because it's so ausum.
    xo
    yolanda.on September 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentamazing. relateable. dont you love these songs. they sing what you cant speak... :)
    postyourstyalzon June 15, 2007   Link

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