Time stands still
All I can feel is the time standing still
As you put down the keys
And say: "Don't call me please,"
While the radio plays
"I Think I Need a New Heart"

You've lied, too
But it's a sin that I can't tell the truth
'Cause it all comes out wrong
Unless I put it in a song
So the radio plays
"I Think I Need a New Heart"
Just for you
"I Think I Need a New Heart"

'Cause I always say "I love you,"
When I mean: "Turn out the light,"
And I say: "Let's run away,"
When I just mean: "Stay the night,"
But the words you want to hear
You will never hear from me
I'll never say: "Happy anniversary,"
Never stay to say: "Happy anniversary,"
So I think I need a new heart

Give me time...

Lyrics submitted by Anne Arbour

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  • +2
    General Commentit's in a commercial now. you can find better music in commercials than on so-called music television nowadays.
    Moses19on June 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentno, really? ^_^
    nilsnilsnilson April 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about someone who overcommits to the people he bangs.

    I Think I Need a New Heart cause I always say I love you
    when I mean turn out the light and I say let's run away
    when I just mean stay the night

    pretty much says it all -- he says I love you when he really means lets fuck.
    bugoffon October 17, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about my ex-boyfriend. A guy who always ends up in relationships despite the fact that he hates them. And tells girls he loves them without really meaning to. And then dumps them after a month to six weeks when he:
    a) realizes he doesn't really love her, and
    b) realizes he's already falling for someone else.

    Asshole. But it's such a catchy song.
    TerroristCakeson April 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's 'but it's a sin that I can't tell the truth' but 'but it's assumed that I can't tell the truth'.

    And it's about a break up that's happening because he can't say what he means and mean what he says. He wishes it could be different 'just for you, I think I need a new heart', but can't help saying what the other wants to hear... However, he can't do commitment, but he hopes that'll change 'give me time'.

    I resonate with this song a lot. It's not about trying to get someone into bed, but trying to say what they want to make them happy and then realising you can't live up to it...

    Plus this song makes me bop round the room in my pants.
    Quicheon August 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis has to be one of my favourite MF songs. I cant keep still when I hear the upbeat tempo... its just so catchy!
    shockdelicaon January 02, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about a breakup. As usual.
    twouglypeopleon March 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI actually always thought this was about someone who was hurt in a previous relationship, and still had emotional baggage. By saying that he needs a new heart, it's saying that he wants to be fresh for the new person.
    anghockeyon July 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthaha ^
    I feel so stupid now, I didn't get it until now, thanks bugoff I think you put it perfectly.
    222on March 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment" I always say I love you
    when I mean turn out the light "

    i've been here before, the song jus brings it bak 2 me evrytym i hear it.
    blu_girl_4evaon May 07, 2007   Link

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