Take what you need, and leave the rest
No, I don't mind, no, I don't mind, I'll get this off my chest
There's nowhere else I'd rather be
Come flying in, and then again
I'm not here long enough to pretend that I seem so well
There's nowhere else you'd rather be

Like a hummingbird in flight you are
Hovering, hovering 'round me
And I move near, you fly away
Like a hummingbird in flight you are
Hovering, hovering near me
As I move near, you fly away

Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away

What can I say? You have to wait
You find it hard to say and to articulate
I know there's nowhere else you'd rather be
It seems so clear, I know we're through
Yet all I wanna do is make love to you
I know there's nowhere else you'd rather be

Like a hummingbird in flight you are
Hovering, hovering near me
And I move near, you fly away
Like a hummingbird in flight you are
Hovering, hovering near me
As I move near, you fly away

Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away

Buzzing around my head
Things you have done, the words you have said
Remember me, after you've left
I'll try but I can't forget

Like a hummingbird in flight you are
Hovering, hovering 'round me
As I move near, you fly away
Like a hummingbird in flight you are
Hovering, hovering 'round me
As I move near, you fly away

Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away
Don't fly away


Lyrics submitted by awaketodream, edited by destenvise

Humming Bird song meanings
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    General Comment

    I love the whole album, but this is my favorite song off it. The lyrics here are very incomplete/incorrect so I'm posting this here. It's not 100% because I couldn't understand a couple lines. My comments are in parenthesis.

    Take what you need, and leave the rest No I don't mind, no I don't mind I'll get this off my chest There's nowhere else I'd rather be Come flying in, and then again, mighty long enough to pretend (??? I can't figure out what the rest of the line is)

    Like a hummingbird in flight you are hovering, hovering 'round me When I go near you fly away Like a hummingbird in flight you are hovering, hovering near me As I go near you fly away (it might be Go or Grow in the chorus each time, I can't tell) Don't fly away, don't fly away Don't fly away

    What can I say? You have to wait You find it hard to say and to articulate I know there's nowhere else you'd rather be It seems so clear, I know we're through Yet all I want to do is make love to you I know there's nowhere else you'd rather be

    Like a hummingbird in flight you are hovering, hovering near me As I go near you fly away Like a hummingbird in flight you are hovering, hovering near me As I go near you fly away Don't fly away, don't fly away Don't fly away, don't fly away Don't fly away

    Buzzing around my head Things you have done (...to what you have said???) Remember me after you've left I'll try, but I can't forget

    Like a hummingbird in flight you are hovering, hovering 'round me As I go near you fly away Like a humming bird in flight you are hovering, hovering 'round me As I go near you fly away Don't fly away, don't fly away Don't fly away, don't fly away Don't fly away

    Bundalingson April 19, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Take what you need, and leave the rest, No I don't mind, no I don't mind, I'll get this off my chest, There's nowhere else I'd rather be.

    Come flying in, and then again, I'm not here long enough to pretend that I seem so well, There's nowhere else you'd rather be.

    Like a hummingbird in flight you are, Hovering, hovering 'round me, And I move near, you fly away. Like a hummingbird in flight you are, Hovering, hovering near me, As I move near, you fly away.

    Don't fly away [x3]

    What can I say, you have to wait, You find it hard to say and to articulate, I know there's nowhere else you'd rather be.

    It seems so clear, I know we're through, Yet all I wanna do is make love to you, I know there's nowhere else you'd rather be.

    Like a hummingbird in flight you are, Hovering, hovering near me, As I move near, you fly away. Like a hummingbird in flight you are, Hovering, hovering near me, As I move near, you fly away.

    Don't fly away [x5]

    Buzzing around my head, things you have done, The words you have said. Remember me, after you've left, I'll try but I can't forget.

    Like a hummingbird in flight you are, Hovering, hovering 'round me, As I move near, you fly away. Like a hummingbird in flight you are, Hovering, hovering 'round me, As I move near, you fly away.

    Don't fly away [x5]

    katiecoleon October 16, 2012   Link
  • 0
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    he's sitting with his love and he doesn't want her to leave,he wants her to stay as if she doesn't want to be somewhere else

    khaledmayaron May 14, 2012   Link

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