"5:19" as written by Chad Robert Cates and Matt Wertz....
I'd be lying through my teeth if I told you
That I'm ok
July came, I thought I had it all together
Until you said
"I need some space"
Truth be told
It's so hard to wait

One eye on the clock
And one on the phone
It's 5:19....
I'm feeling alone
If I could talk to you
I'd want you to know
I'm holding loose
But ain't letting go.

We both know that I could think myself dizzy
Right now I'm spinning around
You said, "baby, don't worry"
But I just miss you right now
I said, I miss you right now

One eye on the clock
And one on the phone
It's 5:19....
I'm feeling alone
If I could talk to you
I'd want you to know
I'm holding loose
But ain't letting go.


Baby, take all the time you need
I just want you to know
I'll be here, waiting

With one eye on the clock
And one on the phone
It's 5:19....
I'm feeling alone
If I could talk to you
I'd want you to know
I'm holding loose
But ain't letting go.
(x2)

ooooo....
Ain't letting go


Lyrics submitted by New Year's Project

"5:19" as written by Matt Wertz Chad Robert Cates

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    General Commentthey're at least on a break... she says "baby, don't worry"

    normally when you're broken up, the pet names disappear. he wants to tell her that he's not trying to smother her, but he isn't ready to give up on their relationship.

    great song. i love his style.
    *MadeForThis*on September 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe misses his girlfriend.
    matt hambrickon December 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think its about his gf broke up with him and he misses her. I can totally relate to this song but my bf broke up with me and i miss him.
    emogirl2205on February 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbasically he's saying he's still getting over his relationship (he's talking to ex girlfriend) and that hes not fine about everything and he still has hope that she'll call and he's saying ill be here my door's always open, i'll never turn you down


    very cute if you ask me ;]
    taylorkayon April 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think its about the girl wanting to take a break.
    and saying "baby dont worry" like she'll be back.
    he wants to give her the space, but he misses her and he wants to be with her.
    hes trying, but hes going crazy.
    krisincoloron September 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgotta love the dave barnes back-up vocals
    ontheinsideon October 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy favorite song of the summer. I'd have it on repeat and listen to it over and over and over.
    hilarybbyon December 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's 5,19 am.
    when no one's awake, your problems and worries amplify.
    lovelyboneson December 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAlright, I've been to 2 of Matt's amazing concerts and this song is meant exactly the way he puts it down. Its to his girlfriend. He is waiting for a call....that will inevitably end his relationship. He'd be lying if he told her he was ok. They got together and he thought everything was perfectly fine, but then she said i need space. (In another one of his songs "Capitol City" his girlfriend moves, so maybe she moved because she needed space.) He's saying truth be told, its so hard to wait for her to get her space and come back and also its hard waiting for her call. With one eye on the clock and one on the phone shows that he's waiting for her call. He's feeling very alone because in a short while he will be. He's gonna keep loving her but not so much. he already worries and over thinks but now he's going WAY over the top on worrying. He knows she said dont worry but he's missing her and he's scared to be without her. Baby take all the time you need in calling/getting space, but he will be there waiting for her, because he loves her.

    Matt says "The album also meant a lot to me personally–it was written and recorded during my first dating relationship since college, and much of the album followed the progress of the relationship. “5:19” was written on July 7, 2005, at 5:19 p.m., while I waited for the phone call that would inevitably be the end of that relationship. "
    kfraiz847on April 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbut i just miss you right now, i said i ..i miss you right now. :(

    such a good song
    asamoilis92on April 24, 2010   Link

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