"My Heart Is Open (feat. Gwen Stefani)" as written by Sia Furler, Rodney Jerkins, Andre Lindal, Benny Blanco and Adam Levine....
I know you're scared, I can feel it
It's in the air, I know you feel that too
But take a chance on me
You won't regret it, no

One more "No" and I'll believe you
I'll walk away and I will leave you be
And that's the last time you'll say no, say no to me

It won't take me long to find another lover, but I want you
I can't spend another minute getting over loving you

If you don't ever say yeah
Let me hear you say yeah
Wanna hear you say yeah yeah yeah
Till my heart is open
Now you're gonna say yeah
Let me hear you say yeah
Wanna hear you say yeah yeah yeah
Wanna hear you say
Wanna hear you say
Wanna hear you say
Yes yes yes yes yes yes
Yes yes yes yes yes

It's just a moment go and seize it
Don't be afraid to give your heart to me
And if you do, I know that I won't let you down, no
Yeah, so hand it over, trust me with your love
I'll do anything you want me to
'Cause I can't breathe until I can see your face

Oh and I don't need time to find another lover, but I want you
I can't spend another minute getting over loving you

If you don't ever say yeah
Let me hear you say yeah
Wanna hear you say yeah yeah yeah
Till my heart is open
Now you're gonna say yeah
Let me hear you say yeah
Wanna hear you say yeah yeah yeah
Wanna hear you say
Wanna hear you say
Wanna hear you say
Yes yes yes yes yes yes


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"My Heart Is Open" as written by Adam Noah Levine Rodney Roy Jerkins

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Downtown Music Publishing, BMG Rights Management

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    General CommentYet another example of absolutely gorgeous lyrics written by the incredibly talented, Sia Furler. Her ability to evoke the most vulnerable and sincerely heartfelt emotions from within the depths of her soul, heart, mind, body etc is incomparable and such a rarity these days. I'm amazed to see that I'm the first comment on these lyrics.

    In my opinion, the words are from the perspective of a person so filled with despair and immense longing for someone who is too scared to leave their "comfortable" life, possibly in a relationship. The person is saying to the object of their love/affection that even though this life you're currently living is familiar and easy and you're scared of change, you and I both know that you're clearly not as happy as you could be, so roll the dice on me, take the plunge and I promise you won't regret it.

    "I know you're scared, I can feel it. It's in the air, I know you feel that too. But take a chance on me, you won't regret it, no. One more 'No' and I'll believe you. I'll walk away and I will leave you be. And that's the last time you'll say no, say no to me"

    The narrator is saying, If you're really so scared to leave your current life behind in favor of a much more promising, beautiful and meaningful one with me, I won't continue to bother you, but know that I was here on my knees trying to plea to you that I'd make it worth all your worries and hesitations.

    "It won't take long for me to find another lover, but I want you. I can't spend another minute getting over loving you"

    The narrator is saying as much as it would pain me to have to walk away from you for good, I know I'm a good catch and worthy of someone who loves me as much as I love you... But still, I don't want anyone else's love but yours and I can't bare the idea of having to continue mourning the thought that you and I will never be.

    "It's just a moment go and seize it, don't be afraid to give your heart to me. If you do, know that I won't let you down, no. So hand it over, trust me with your love. I'll do anything you want me to, because I can't breathe until I see your face"

    The narrator is saying we only have this ONE life to be happy and to be loved, so stop fighting the doubts and hesitations in your head and listen to your heart because we belong together, regardless of whatever obstacles or excuses you try and come up with. We both know there is something very strong and very real between us, so why waste precious time just settling on being content when you could be truly happy, truly loved and most importantly, truly LIVING rather than coasting through life.

    "Lemme hear you say yeah. Wanna hear you say, yeah, yeah, yeah until my heart is open"

    The narrator is saying, I just want you to be with me wholeheartedly, but you've dragged me along for a long time now and I'm vulnerable, so if you do say yes, I need you to say it with so much conviction that my heart knows it's true and real.

    This is truly a beautiful yet simultaneously tragic song. I was the "hesitant and content" party portraid in this song many years ago, so I understand the apprehension and fear that comes along with leaving a life and relationship behind to be with someone who I knew I was meant to be with. Even though I knew in my heart that he and I were soul mates, I was so scared to just walk away from a relationship and life I had become very used to for several years, in many ways. He pursued me for a long time until one night we were just sitting and talking and he flat out said, I can't do this anymore. I love you, I know you love me but you're making all of these bullshit excuses just so you don't hurt other people's feelings. What about your feelings and your happiness? You need to make a decision for yourself and not feel selfish for wanting to be happy!" The speech worked. I broke up with my boyfriend at the time (yes it was hard!) and ended up marrying my soul mate 4 years later. It was a big leap of faith but I haven't regretted it for a single second since I turned the old page and started really living and loving and being loved.
    Thank you for reminding me of that very scary yet incredibly rewarding feeling, Sia <3
    MelissaOhhhon February 07, 2016   Link

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