Never thought I'd see her go away
She learned I loved her today
Never thought I'd see her cry
And I learned how to love her today
Never thought I'd rather die
Then try to keep her by my side

Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me

Nothing else can hurt us now
No loss, our love's been hung on a cross
Nothing seems to make a sound
And now it's all so clear somehow
Nothing really matters now
Now we're gone and on our way

Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me

She cuts my skin and bruise my lips
She's everything to me
She tears my clothes and burns my eyes
She's all I want to see
She brings the cold and scars my soul
She's heaven sent to me

Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me

Never thought I'd leave you like the way I do, yeah
Kiss my love and I wish you're gone
You can kiss my love and I wish you're gone
Never thought I'd leave you like the way that I do

Kiss my love and I wish you're gone
You can kiss my love and I wish you're gone
Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me
Now she's gone love burns inside me


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  • +7
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    It think this guy is a love masochist. When his girl is around, he can't stand her (''I'd rather die/Then try to keep her by my side'', ''You can kiss my love and I wish you're gone''). They eventually break up, and he realises that he loves her better now she's gone. ''NOW she's gone love burns inside me'', this means, when they were together, love didn't ''burn''. When she was his, he hated her, but he loves her now she doesn't belong to him anymore. But he doesn't want her back. He's quite passionate towards the idea of an unrequited love.

    toomuchvaliumon September 06, 2010   Link
  • +2
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    you must have had your head up your ass if you havent heard this song. and how can there be no comments before me about this great song!? lol. b.r.m.c. have theyre own category you could say about theyre music...anyways its full on sick and i love em

    quarashion August 20, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    love is complicated to begin with, finally there are some songs that explain just how complicated it can be. I agree with the above, this is a great song.

    heethenon August 29, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    this is a darn good song. <3

    toxicloveon March 13, 2003   Link
  • +1
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    i love this song. probably my favourite brmc song.

    fluke_on April 01, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I think it's about a destructive relationship:

    "She cuts my skin and bruise my lips She's everything to me She tears my clothes and burns my eyes She's all I want to see She brings the cold and scars my soul She's heaven sent to me"

    but no matter how much she hurt him he still loved her, and ironically, when she finally leaves him, he hurts even more, because he still oves her "love burns inside me"

    I think he knows their relationship was destructivem and knew it was best to get out, but he really didn't want to, and his pride: "Never thought I'd rather die Than try to keep her by my side"

    frazzleon October 30, 2004   Link
  • +1
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    I am in a hell cos i have split with my girlfriend and i still love her. I agree with this song cos it's my situation.

    Love burns!!

    Mawelon July 09, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Obviously abouk a break up I think. Agree with the previous comments. Break up of a relationship that was once really good hence the lyrics in the first, third and first line of last verse "Never thought I'd leave you like the way I do, yeah". The third verse tho also contains negatives in an alternating pattern. Relationship was bad at the end perhaps. Still loves the girl hence the love burns inside me... part. But ultimately glad to be out of it.

    A thing that most people will experience I think! A break up where the relationship was bad and at the time you're glad to be out but afterwards you miss the person and wonder. Thinking about "the good times" etc.

    Bobsmithmoeton January 15, 2009   Link
  • +1
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    "Never thought I'd rather die Then try to keep her by my side"

    wow! that girl must be a real pain in the ass! what kind of moron prefers to die than work things out with a person he really loves? just kidding... this song rocks!

    jb4480on April 16, 2010   Link
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    good song...reminds me of a guy that hurt me and i hurt him and then he moved outta state...still miss him tho...o well. brmc is awesome, i need to download some more of their songs.

    TeXaSpUnKpRiNcEsSon September 02, 2002   Link

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