"I Would Stay (corrected/full)" as written by and Cody Michael/czap Payne....
if you could only keep me alive
i swear that somehow we could find this
way to change my life
and help me sing this
because the rain, it hit this town
and washed away half of my faith, but now i'm ready to feel
what i've been feeling

and then the sun, it hit my face
and made me think of all the things that made me pray
like when i stood up all this cocaine hit my heart
then all the sudden i'm in love
oh god, it's almost summer

i hope addiction took my heart because i'm
looking for a hook that could just
hold me back from tearing out these speakers
it's not the sound that drowns me out
but all this doubt that broke me down
you were my friend, but now i'm taking you to hell

if you could hold my hand
you could feel what i've been feeling

i wrote this song for you
it's not the reasons that i left
it's just the ones that kept me hanging onto you

so hold me down to
writing letters
like the song said
i'm so much better
when i'm gone
you could take your time
because i'm living off this antidote

if you could hold my hand
you could feel what i was feeling
when i wrote this song

i wrote this song for you
(if you could only keep me from letting this go
if you could only keep me from singing this sound)

but my pride, it killed this town
and remember what you said, but i'm still proud
and you could feel what i've been feeling

Lyrics submitted by 44caliberloveletter

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    General CommentIt's about not having a grip on his mental state, depending on someone close to them too much and feeling like they're dragging that person down with them. Using them as a way to lift himself up again but only to realize that it wasn't right to use them in that way.
    thecrimeoflovingyouon September 03, 2011   Link

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