This time I won't take you back
Something's come into you
This time I'm gonna breathe a breath
Walking on down the road

I could never promise that you'll never be lonely
But as long as we're together, we can always only be
Misery, doe, doe, doe, doe, doe

Last night I got off the fence
'Cause I won't be the fool
This side the grass is greener than
The garden that I used to grow
Walking on down the road

I could never promise that you'll never be lonely
But as long as we're together, we can always only be
Misery, doe, doe, doe, doe, doe
Misery, misery

I could never promise that you'll never be lonely
But as long as we're together, we can always only be
Misery, yeah, doe, doe, doe, doe, doe

Misery, misery
This time I won't take you back
I won't be the fool


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Misery Lyrics as written by Taylor Hanson Isaac Hanson

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    I don't know why but this is my favorite Hanson song.

    sugaredreamson May 09, 2004   Link
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    yea hanson, be in misery 4 eva! mwhahahaha >(

    xoNINJAFIGHTERGALxoon January 17, 2005   Link
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    i think that possibly this is about a relationship where things were good at first and then the girl probably cheated and the guy finally realized that she was and is just saying that all these bad things have happend and no matter how hard we try it just isnt going to work "as long as were together it can always only be misery" and its just better to be apart "on this side the grass is greener than the garden that i used to grow"

    butt dance x2on April 17, 2005   Link
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    The song is about a relationship that they realize cannot be repaired. He is still in love with her but realizes that the pain of being together is not much easier than the pain of being apart.

    faithful_sparkleon July 14, 2005   Link
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    During bridges, there is a little Radiohead-sound like effect. This song is amazing.

    MlleVon July 15, 2006   Link

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