"What Ever It Takes" as written by Jason Wade and Jude Cole....
A strangled smile fell from your face
It kills me that it hurts you this way
The worst part is that I didn't even know
There's a million reasons for you to go
But if you can find a reason to stay

I'll do whatever it takes
To turn this around
I know what's at stake
I know that I've let you down
And if you give me a chance
Believe it I can change
I'll keep us together whatever it takes

She said if you're gonna make this work
You gotta let me inside even though it hurts
Don't hide the broken parts that I need to see
She said like it or not it's the way it's gotta be
You gotta love yourself if you can ever love me

I'll do whatever it takes
To turn this around
I know what's at stake
I know that I've let you down
And if you give me a chance
And give me a break
I'll keep us together

I know that you
deserve much better
remember the time I told you
the way that I felt
that I'd be lost without you
never find myself
let's hold on to each other above everything else
start over, start over

I'll do whatever it takes
To turn this around
I know what's at stake
I know that I've let you down
And if you give me a chance
Believe that i can change
I'll keep us together whatever it takes

Who We Are

Live my life
Around the picture
Taken when we met
Spending all of my time
Chasing your silhouette

For all we go through
I don't wanna change you
It's my mind running in reverse
Trying not to forget who we were

Where's it at
Here we go

We break
And we bend
Turn it inside out
To take it back
To the start
And through the rise and falling apart
We discover who we are

Struggling with my thoughts
Change the locks inside my head
Reading between the lines
Of what you say and what you said

I turn the radio on
To drown me out
Driving through the night to nowhere
Trying to forget who we were

Where it's at
Here we go

We break
And we bend
Turn it inside out
To take it back
To the start
And through the rise and falling apart
We discover who we are

And it’s all through the winds
And it's all in our heads
We talk through the winds
And it's all in our hands

We break
And we bend
Turn it inside out
To take it back
To the start
And through the rising falling apart
We discover who we are

We break (we break)
And we bend (and we bend)
Turn it inside out
To take it back
To the start (to the start)
(yeah!)
And through the rising falling apart
We discover who we are


Lyrics submitted by jasonwadeofcourse

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    General Commentu need to edit this one out since you have the lyrics to Who We Are in there too!! Awesome song...is about making things right and mending things up with someone after messing things up!
    ieatworldon June 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my favorite songs from the new album
    i think the song is pretty much self explanatory
    yentihwvon July 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI like this song,great beat,I can relate to this song.
    wild_tigreon January 07, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti cant believe theres only three comments on this song!
    this song is amazing x infinity.
    i'm in love with it.
    duhhxsteeon March 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentamazing song.
    but even better lyrics.
    i can relate so much "/
    wtfffitsnikkion April 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is usually a state of the art love song melodramatic.
    but I guess everybody knows how tragic being in love
    in this world.........
    guitaranalyzer55on May 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOMG!this song is best of the best from Lifehouse!
    I think this song is about a man who is asking for another chance,after got dump by his girlfriend because of his stupid mistakes
    msmadden91on May 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song came on my ipod when i was lifting one day after my girlfriend broke up with me and i was sitting there and actually listened to the song and realized that it was talking about my situation. I messed up with the greatest girl and she finally broke up with me. And i told her that i will do whatever it takes to get her back and this song is exactly what i told her before i even listened to what it was actually saying.
    tcrum3on May 26, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:(
    angelika_mayaon July 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHe screwed up a relationship with this girl he really loves because he didn't love himself and know himself, and until he figured out his life she knew they couldn't work. He says hes gonna change for her, he'd do whatever it takes. The hopelessness in his voice though almost makes me think he doubts himself. He really truly loves her though and doesn't want to hurt her, though he understands why she left. He realizes he's a mess, but he needs her, and he knows he'll fall apart if she's not in his life. She wants them to communicate more for it to work. She also knows that he needs a little tough love though to turn his life around. I LOVVVVVVVVVVVE THIS SONG.
    My dad and I sort of have this relationship though, so it makes me sad. He just isn't willing to do whatever it takes... He can't change, but he also can't love himself or me, sigh....
    BlackRose826on December 28, 2009   Link

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