"Hear Me Out" as written by Imogen Jennifer Heap, Guy Sigsworth, Lee Stepz Bennett and Brian Eno....
I join the queue on your answer phone
And all I am is holding breath
Just pick up, I know you're there
Can't you hear, I'm not myself

Well go ahead and lie to me
You could say anything
Small talk will be just fine
Your voice is everything
We owe it to love and it all depends on you

So listen up, the sun hasn't set
I refuse to believe that it's only me feeling

Just hear me out, I'm not over you yet
It's love on the line, can you handle it

So how do I do normal
A smile I fake
A permanent wave of
Cue-cards and fix-it kits
Can't you tell, I'm not myself

I'm a slow-motion accident
Lost in coffee rings and finger prints
I don't want to feel anything
But I do, and it all comes back to you

So listen up, the sun hasn't set
I refuse to believe that it's only me feeling

Just hear me out, I'm not over you yet
It's love on the line, can you handle it

So listen up (Hear me out)
Look at me straight (This time you gotta listen to me)
Just hear me out (This time you gotta listen to me)
Don't make me wait (This time you gotta listen to me)
I'm not myself (This time you gotta listen to me)
I can't take this (This time you gotta listen to me)
Love's on the line
Is that your final answer?

I join the queue on your answer phone
And all I am is holding breath
Just pick up, I know you're there

So listen up, the sun hasn't set
I refuse to believe that it's only me feeling

Just hear me out, I'm not over you yet
It's love on the line, can you handle it

So listen up, the sun hasn't set
I refuse to believe that it's only me feeling

Just hear me out, I'm not over you
It's love on the line, can you handle it

So listen up, the sun hasn't set
I refuse to believe that it's only me feeling

Just hear me out, I'm not over you yet
It's love on the line, can you handle it


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"Hear Me Out" as written by Lee Bennett Brian Peter George Eno

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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  • +2
    General Commenti actually think it's about a breakup. he's already made his decision to leave her, she just wants him to know how much it's killing her, and she's trying to get him to reconsider and change his mind.
    iheartmym0mon April 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti'm in this situation right now. you know how sometimes you feel like a song is written just for you? yeah. this is one of those songs.
    angeleyesudon April 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song to me is about Tortured Love. Basically they ended a relationship and decided to be "just friends" but it's not really working out for her that's why she says...

    "So how do I do normal?
    A smile I fake
    A permanent wave
    of cue cards and fix-it kits
    Can't you tell?
    I'm not myself"

    She's faking a smile and trying to be his friend when really she wants more, she's not herself unless she can be with him.

    And when she says "I refuse to believe that its only me feeling" she is saying that she knows he still has feelings for her too

    obviously this song is kind of self explainatory... "i'm not over you yet" She is not over him.
    TimesXinfinityon December 04, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti can relate.. stubborn heart grr..
    the sun hasn't set
    we owe to love
    lemona9on September 30, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about a girl who's in love and he is not returning her phone calls anymore. It hurts because she wants more but he doesn't or doesn't know. Being a bit confused on what he feels for her. Maybe there's hope? She can't really be friends anymore. I don't think he's hesitating, she's falling apart just waiting. I think he moved on. She can't.
    lazykat17on December 16, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is about being in love with somebody. Perhaps having been with them before and never have gotten over them, or perhaps admitted that you loved them and them maybe not loving you back, so you pretend like you're over them when you never really were.
    A lot of it, I think, has to do with those moments when you're holding your tongue about loving someone and putting on a facade when really you're broken and hurt inside. Maybe subtly showing your pain and hoping that they notice, but they never do.

    I love the line "the sun hasn't set" because it's like saying "this story isn't over yet". Like saying that you haven't given up and you still see the potential.

    This song came to me in a really hard time and has given me the motivation to express how I'm feeling through a story.
    BetweenTheBrokenLineson September 26, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can't beleive no one has commented on this song! I love this one. It is my favorite on the album. I can deffinitely relate. She's head over heal, and the boy is kinda flaky. She's waiting for him to make his decision and she's not giving up on him.
    missgolightlyon October 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes I agree, she's waiting for him and she believes he makes up a part of her.
    Jenr404on December 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, I agree. She is definetly falling hard for this guy whose feelings are kind of luke warm. I love her voice in this song even though it is pretty great all of the time.
    amazon_0505on January 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song
    my favorite line.. part is "I'm a slow motion accident
    Lost in coffee rings and fingerprints "

    everyone above's got the general meaning
    definitely in love, and not giving up on someone
    Quailmann7on January 24, 2005   Link

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