See the tension in your face
Feel the nerves when we embrace
What emotions do you hide?
All those years of silent thought
Betrayed by those who help you sought
Exiled, lost and forced inside

If you want me
I will listen to your words
The dreams you have deferred
The battles fought
If it helps to
Take me to those dark extremes
The meaning of your dreams
The way you've thought
Just talk
I'm listening
Just talk

I know your tastes in food and wine
But never really what's on your mind
What's going on inside your head?
I hear you say what you can or can't
I'm never sure what it is you want
There's always something left unsaid

If you want me
I will listen to your words
The dreams you have deferred
The battles fought
If it helps to
Take me to those dark extremes
The meaning of your dreams
The way you've thought
Just talk
I'm listening
Just talk

We ride the waves of joy and fear
I see you on the brink of tears
I never know how you'll react
Then the sudden laughter rings
The sun is shining, life begins
Happiness could be a fact

If you want me
I will listen to your words
The dreams you have deferred
The battles fought
If it helps to
Take me to those dark extremes
The meaning of your dreams
The way you've thought
Just talk
I'm listening
Just talk
Believe me
Just talk

I will listen to your hopes
I will listen to your dreams
Anything you want to be
Believe me

I will listen to you now
Then again and all the while
I wanna see you smile again
Oh, yeah
I'm listening


Lyrics submitted by AkibaRed

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    My InterpretationIn my opinion, the song is from the perspective of a person who is trying to look out for a girl he's with, but she will not open herself up to him and tell of her problems, so much so that their relationship is mostly superficial (I know your tastes in food and wine/But never really what's on your mind). Despite this barrier, he still wants to reach out to her and help her out (If you want me/ I will listen to your words; Just talk/I'm listening). Additionally, he notices her problems (See the tension in your face/Feel the nerves when we embrace), but she has kept her problems bottled up inside (What emotions do you hide?/All the years of silent thought).
    AkibaRedon September 19, 2017   Link

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