"Rewind" as written by and Hayley Nichole/farro Williams....
Don't come looking for me
Cause I'll be right here with the words you said
I'm looking for the words to say
You know what you did, you know
How can anybody forget the promise that you made?
Cause this is how the promise breaks
I always knew you'd fall through
And now you're proof

Rewind to the first time
And I felt it coming
I knew it would not last
Rewind to the first time
And I felt it coming
Make it quick, make it painless
Don't tell me lies
Just say goodbye

And now you're running from me
So cool, so scared of what you might have said
And no one's ever looked away
Cause we know what you did, we know
If I told anybody, then we would soon forget your name
And you would never have a place
I always knew you'd fall through
And now you're proof

Rewind to the first time
And I felt it coming
I knew it would not last
Rewind to the first time
And I felt it coming
Make it quick, make it painless
Don't tell me lies
Just say goodbye

Please don't say too much
Oh, I think we've heard enough from you

Rewind to the first time
And I felt it coming
I knew it would not last
Rewind to the first time
And I felt it coming
Make it quick, make it painless
Don't tell me lies
Just say goodbye
Don't tell me lies
Just say goodbye


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    General Commentto me, this is when a relationship is coming to an end. she is looking back and saying that she remembers the signs of the relationship going bad. its sad.
    lalalalisaon July 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJust like my last relationship actually...

    She knew the relationship would end for ages, dispite the promises they made to each other.
    She cant take the goodbye, and just wants to leave.

    Sounds more like marriage, than bf/gf, because she talks of promises, almost like they are Vows.
    Tetaon December 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti have never heard this song...
    does anyone know where i can find it?
    Dimwiton April 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahh such a gooood song. "dimwit" it's a bonus track on the best buy version of riot!
    speakupxdearon June 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentUhm , the lyrics on the demo version that I have aren't the same..
    First verse is:
    Don't come looking for me
    'Cause I'll be right here with the words you say
    I'm looking for the words to say
    (You know what you did you know)
    How can anybody forget the promise that you made?
    And this is how the promise breaks
    I aways knew you'd fall through
    And now you're proof.

    At least that's definately what I hear, and there's a verse 2 but I don't know the whole thing I don't think..Something like:

    And now you're running from me so close[?] so scared of what you might have said,
    But no-one's ever looked away 'cos we know what you did, we know,
    If I told anybody, then we would soon forget your name,
    And you would never have a place,
    I always knew you'd fall through and now, you're proof.

    [Chorus]

    Please don't say too much, oh I,
    think we've heard enough, from you.
    oh..

    [Chorus]

    I dunno if I put this in the right place, if not, sorry..
    Hope it helps though..
    whenxitxrainson June 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentInstead of "I knew it would go there", I'm pretty sure it's "I knew it would not last".

    And I LOVE this song.
    mandy9876on November 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It's very relateable if you've been in that sort of relationship.
    Like_A_Doveon December 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah mandy9876 is definitely right

    change em please
    notoriousfat67on January 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone have the non live version of this song?

    email: skinnymeanman0@yahoo.com
    DarthFly0on April 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDon't come looking for me
    Cause I'll be right here with the words you said
    I'm looking for the words to say
    You know what you did, you know

    He's said something that's really upset her and she just wants to be alone to think about what he said. and to think of some reply. she doesn't want him to comfort her about it; he knows what he did wrong.


    How can anybody forget the promise that you made?
    Cause this is how the promise breaks
    I always knew you'd fall through
    And now you're proof

    It seems like the thing he did to upset her was to break a promise. Like maybe it was a promise about them staying together? and he's leaving her, showing 'how the promise breaks', and falling through, like she should have known he would.


    Rewind to the first time
    And I felt it coming
    I knew it would not last

    Shes thinking back to the first time she felt the break up or problem coming. and she knew it wouldn't last -either the relationship, or the problem. im not sure.


    Rewind to the first time
    And I felt it coming
    Make it quick, make it painless
    Don't tell me lies
    Just say goodbye

    She knows it's going to end. She wants it over and done with. Not like one of those dragged out break ups where they try and comfort the girls and say all of the 'we can still be friends' rubbish and such. she doesn't want lies, she wants him to say goodbye.


    And now you're running from me
    So cool, so scared of what you might have said
    And no one's ever looked away
    Cause we know what you did, we know

    He's running from her. He want to forget something that he said that he regrets.


    If I told anybody, then we would soon forget your name
    And you would never have a place
    I always knew you'd fall through
    And now you're proof

    Whatever he's done, it was bad. And they both know that if she told anybody, they would hate him, or think very badly of him, for it too. They would 'forget his name,' maybe cut off the friendship. And he wouldn't have a place, or be accepted, anymore.


    Please don't say too much
    Oh, I think we've heard enough from you

    The same as before. She doesn't want to hear what he has to say. Maybe its hurting her. She's heard enough of the hurtful things he says.





    Thats probably a fairly shallow interpretation :s
    but yeah. whatever.
    I love this song so much more since I really started thinking about its meaning. As I do with all of the Paramore songs.
    They really are a fantastic band.
    The popularity is almost a shame. I hope they dont get too corporate. I doubt it though.

    (:
    luvinafion September 12, 2008   Link

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