All I want is nothing more,
To hear you knocking at my door,
Cause if i could see your face once more,
I could die as a happy man I'm sure.

When you said your last goodbye,
I died a little bit inside.
I lay in tears in bed all night,
Alone without you by my side.

But If you loved me,
Why'd you leave me?

Take my body,
Take my body.
All I want is,
And all I need is,
To find somebody.
I'll find somebody,
Like you.

Cause you brought out the best of me,
A part of me I'd never seen.
You took my soul wiped it clean,
Our love was made for movie screens.

But If you loved me,
Why'd you leave me?

Take my body,
Take my body.
All I want is,
And all I need is,
To find somebody.
I'll find somebody.

But If you loved me,
Why'd you leave me?

Take my body,
Take my body.
All I want is,
And all I need is,
To find somebody.
I'll find somebody,
Like you.


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  • +20
    My Opinionthis song is stunning. it's so beautiful because it's so simple. we all want to ask that one question, but it'll hurt too much, or we're too scared to hear the answer. "but if you loved me, why'd you leave me?" this song is fantastic
    lhuang102on November 02, 2012   Link
  • +11
    My InterpretationI understand this song not just as a simple post-break up song, but more like song when the beloved one is gone for good. I find it more from the way of singing rather than lyrics but the words as well. They are singing about a wish to see the face once more and if the person is alive, no matter where he/she lives, it's possible to meet again. Also, saying "But If you loved me,
    Why'd you leave me?" sounds like an accusation "how could you left me here alone?". And the last argument is about the line "Take my body", it's asking to take the body to the place the love is, because the soul and mind are already there.
    abudabison February 19, 2013   Link
  • +4
    Song FactMark Prendergast of Kodaline! said the meaning of this song is:
    MP: It’s a song about that lonely place after a break-up, feeling lost.
    B0Aon September 07, 2013   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationI think it could be taken either way. I'm sure they wanted it to apply broadly to any sort of loss. Sometimes a break-up can seem just as devastating and permanent as the death of a loved one. Either way, it is a beautiful song with plenty of emotion.
    tommygon April 20, 2013   Link
  • +3
    General CommentNot going to lie, I cried hard the first time I heard this song. Very true that in a break up it feels like a death. As simple as this song is, it perfectly portrays the strong emotion and desires that follow a painful breakup. His voice carries his feelings so beautifully.
    Sweetlove311on November 29, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"So you brought out the best of me
    A part of me I've never seen
    You took my soul and wiped it clean
    Our love was made for movie screens"

    It's a great feeling to have someone bring out the best in yourself, someone you didn't even know existed. This verse describes exactly what I felt after a tough breakup. I felt as if my life was the greatest and most passionate during that relationship.

    You really don't know what you have until it's gone.

    Happy listening,

    Eric
    tegranjeeton May 03, 2014   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationSuch a sad and beautiful song~

    To me, this song can mean two things. A failed relationship. Or a failed family bond.

    I'm pretty sure that the 'failed relationship' thing is so overused, so I'm going to go with the failed family bond.

    "All I want is nothing more
    To hear you knocking at my door"- The young boy wants his mother or father back.

    "Cause If I could see your face once more
    I would die as a happy man I'm sure"- If the young boy could see their face one last time, he'd be elated.

    "When you said you last goodbye
    I died a little bit inside"- When they walked out the door and left him, the young boy was upset.

    "I lay in tears in bed at night
    Alone without you by my side"- The young boy cries himself to sleep and wishes for the comfort of his parent again.

    "But if you loved me
    Why'd you leave me?"- The boy wonders that if they loved him like they said or expressed, then why did they leave him behind?

    "Take my body
    Take my body"- Ehh... I don't know how to put this line...

    "All I want is
    All I need is
    To find somebody
    I'll find somebody"- The boy wants and needs somebody to take away his pain (like a new parent) and that he's sure he'll find the one.

    "Cause you brought out the best in me
    A part of me I'd never seen"-When they were around, the boy was a whole new other person he never thought he was.

    "You took my soul wiped it clean
    our love was made for movie screens"- The boy is saying that their bond deserved to be seen by others.

    And the rest of the song is kind of repeating itself but you know what I mean.
    ComeAtMeBroon March 12, 2014   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionI was thinking about that part after first chorus (and then in the end), maybe I am paranoid, but it sounds like he sings "you are home" or "you are whole"
    krekryon April 03, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is saying that he cannot live without his love. The lyric "But if you loved me, why'd you leave me" gets me every time because this song was in The Fault In Our Stars and it describes it perfectly. Hazel and Agustus were in love, and will always be in love. She missed him dearly. She missed seeing his face and hearing his voice but she knew she'd see him again soon.
    AmberBellon June 07, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhen I first heard this song I cried. It's so deep yet easy to understand- 'but if you loved me, why'd you leave me' he's asking that question many people want to know the answer to but never get one.
    poppyseed2on July 17, 2014   Link

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