"Beautiful Goodbye" as written by Adam Levine, Ammar Malik and Benjamin Joseph Levin....
I count the ways I let you down
On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
Clever words can't help me now
I grip you tight but you're slipping out

And I remember your eyes were so bright
When I first I met you, so in love that night
And now I'm kissing your tears goodnight
And I can't take it, you're even perfect when you cry
Beautiful goodbye, bye bye, bye bye
It's dripping from your eyes (bye bye, bye bye),
Your beautiful goodbye (bye bye, bye bye)
It's dripping from your eyes (bye bye, bye bye), oh yeah

When did the rain become a storm
When did the clouds begin to form
Yeah we got knocked off course by a natural force
And well, we'll be swimming when it's gone

And I remember your eyes were so bright
When I first I met you, so in love that night
And now I'm kissing your tears goodnight
And I can't take it, you're even perfect when you cry
Beautiful goodbye, bye bye, bye bye
It's dripping from your eyes (bye bye, bye bye),
Your beautiful goodbye whoa (bye bye, bye bye)
It's dripping from your eyes (bye bye, bye bye), oh yeah

All the pain you try to hide
Shows through your mascara lines as they stream down from your eyes
And let 'em go, let 'em fly
Holding back won't turn back time
Believe me, I've tried

Your eyes were so bright
And I remember your eyes were so bright
I remember your eyes were so bright
When I first I met you, how in love were we that night
And now I'm kissing your tears goodnight
And I can't take it, you're even perfect when you cry
Beautiful goodbye (bye bye, bye bye), oh yeah
It's dripping from your eyes (bye bye, bye bye),
Your beautiful goodbye (bye bye, bye bye), whoa
It's dripping from your eyes (bye bye, bye bye), yeah yeah

Beau, oh yeah


Lyrics submitted by thrwmyhrtawy.

"Beautiful Goodbye" as written by Adam Noah Levine Benjamin Levin

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, Downtown Music Publishing

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  • +4
    My InterpretationIt's a case of a relationship that's gone sour. It's when you know the relationship is coming to an end and you have to let go. For those who've experienced something like this, would know that when you're breaking up, you reminisce about how it all started and the happier times and then bid your goodbyes to one another and that makes it a beautiful goodbye.
    foxxy12on July 10, 2012   Link
  • +3
    General Commentsuch a bittersweet song.

    "I count the ways I let you down
    On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
    Clever words can't help me now
    I grip you tight but you're slipping out"

    i think this song was about a guy reminiscing the past, the happy moments he had with the girl. He's losing her because he has repeatedly done much pain to her, took her for granted and she just couldn't take it anymore. He's hurt her a lot so she's walking away. He just lets her go although he doesn't really want to, for he wants her to heal and prevent her from crying and being hurt again by him, this way he could make it up to her. Now he’s realizing how much he loves her
    mielle02on September 01, 2012   Link
  • +3
    General Commentsuch a bittersweet song.

    "I count the ways I let you down
    On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
    Clever words can't help me now
    I grip you tight but you're slipping out"

    i think this song was about a guy reminiscing the past, the happy moments he had with the girl. He's losing her because he has repeatedly done much pain to her, took her for granted and she just couldn't take it anymore. He's hurt her a lot so she's walking away. He just lets her go although he doesn't really want to, for he wants her to heal and prevent her from crying and being hurt again by him, this way he could make it up to her. Now he’s realizing how much he loves her
    mielle02on September 01, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General Commentsuch a bittersweet song.

    "I count the ways I let you down
    On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
    Clever words can't help me now
    I grip you tight but you're slipping out"

    i think this song was about a guy reminiscing the past, the happy moments he had with the girl. He's losing her because he has repeatedly done much pain to her, took her for granted and she just couldn't take it anymore. He's hurt her a lot so she's walking away. He just lets her go although he doesn't really want to, for he wants her to heal and prevent her from crying and being hurt again by him, this way he could make it up to her. Now he’s realizing how much he loves her
    mielle02on September 01, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General Commentsuch a bittersweet song.

    "I count the ways I let you down
    On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
    Clever words can't help me now
    I grip you tight but you're slipping out"

    i think this song was about a guy reminiscing the past, the happy moments he had with the girl. He's losing her because he has repeatedly done much pain to her, took her for granted and she just couldn't take it anymore. He's hurt her a lot so she's walking away. He just lets her go although he doesn't really want to, for he wants her to heal and prevent her from crying and being hurt again by him, this way he could make it up to her. Now he’s realizing how much he loves her
    mielle02on September 01, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General Commentsuch a bittersweet song.

    "I count the ways I let you down
    On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
    Clever words can't help me now
    I grip you tight but you're slipping out"

    i think this song was about a guy reminiscing the past, the happy moments he had with the girl. He's losing her because he has repeatedly done much pain to her, took her for granted and she just couldn't take it anymore. He's hurt her a lot so she's walking away. He just lets her go although he doesn't really want to, for he wants her to heal and prevent her from crying and being hurt again by him, this way he could make it up to her. Now he’s realizing how much he loves her
    mielle02on September 01, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSomeone said it's like: a guy remembering when they were together, and now that they are saying goodbye, but she make it hard for him because so so beautiful and perfect that he can't really say goodbye...
    mayommeyeron February 13, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a bittersweet song.

    "I count the ways I let you down
    On my fingers and toes but I'm running out
    Clever words can't help me now
    I grip you tight but you're slipping out"

    i think this song was about a guy reminiscing the past, the happy moments he had with the girl. He's losing her because he has repeatedly done much pain to her, took her for granted and she just couldn't take it anymore. He's hurt her a lot so she's walking away. He just lets her go although he doesn't really want to, for he wants her to heal and prevent her from crying and being hurt again by him, this way he could make it up to her. Now he’s realizing how much he loves her
    mielle02on September 01, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSomeone said it's like: a guy remembering when they were together, and now that they are saying goodbye, but she make it hard for him because so so beautiful and perfect that he can't really say goodbye...
    mayommeyeron February 13, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSomeone said it's like: a guy remembering when they were together, and now that they are saying goodbye, but she make it hard for him because so so beautiful and perfect that he can't really say goodbye...
    mayommeyeron February 13, 2013   Link

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