Ella se desliza y me atropella
Y, aunque a veces no me importe
Sé que el día que la pierda volveré a sufrir
Por ella, que aparece y que se esconde
Que se marcha y que se queda
Que es pregunta y es respuesta
Que es mi oscuridad, estrella, no no oh

Ella me peina el alma y me la enreda
Va conmigo pero no sé dónde va
Mi rival, mi compañera, que está tan dentro de mi vida
Y, a la vez, está tan fuera, sé que volveré a perderme
Y la encontraré de nuevo
Pero con otro rostro y otro nombre diferente y otro cuerpo
Pero sigue siendo ella, que otra vez me lleva
Nunca me responde, si al girar la rueda

Ella se hace fría y se hace eterna
Un suspiro en la tormenta, a la que tantas veces le cambió la voz
Gente que va y que viene y siempre es ella
Que me miente y me lo niega
Que me olvida y me recuerda
Pero, si mi boca se equivoca
Pero, si mi boca se equivoca
Y al llamarla nombro a otra
A veces siente compasión por este loco, ciego y loco corazón

Sea, lo que quiera Dios que sea
Mi delito es la torpeza de ignorar que quien no tiene corazón
Y va quemando, va quemándome y me quema
Y, ¿si fuera ella?
No, no

Ella me peina el alma y me la enreda
Va conmigo digo yo
Mi rival, mi compañera, esa es ella
Pero me cuesta cuando otro adiós se ve tan cerca
Y la perderé de nuevo, y otra vez preguntaré
Mientras se va y no habrá respuesta
Y, si esa que se aleja
La que estoy perdiendo
Y, ¿si esa era?
Y, ¿si fuera ella?

Sea lo que quiera Dios que sea
Mi delito es la torpeza de ignorar que quien no tiene corazón
Y va quemándome y me quema
Y, ¿si fuera ella? Oh oh

A veces siente compasión por este loco, ciego y loco corazón
¿Era? ¿quién me dice si era ella?
Y, si la vida es una rueda y va girando
Y nadie sabe cuándo tiene que saltar
Y la miro y, ¿si fuera ella?
Y, ¿si fuera ella? Oh

Y, ¿si fuera ella?

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Y, ¿Si Fuera Ella? Lyrics as written by Alejandro Sanchez Pizarro

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    Varias veces he intentado poder decifrar el mensaje oculto en esta canción, y por supuesto que encontré uno que realmente me convenció. Aunque parezca raro, ésta canción trata acerca de la "SOLEDAD", él se refiere a la soledad cuando habla de "ELLA", es por eso que él dice que aunque "ella" tenga un rostro y nombre diferente siempre terminará sintiéndose igual... "SOLO".

    snagglepusson August 23, 2009   Link
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    General Comment

    a guy is in love with a girl and he sees her everywhere !! she plays with her he say she is her darkness but alse his star .. great song!!!

    madeline19on April 05, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    Mi canción favorita en español. Todavía me pone la piel de gallina cada vez que la escucho. Quien no ha pensado alguna vez que se ha equivocado dejando ir a una mujer que pudo haber sido el amor de su vida?

    Alatristeon July 03, 2006   Link
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    My Interpretation

    Pretty certain, when he talks about "her" he means "the one" - "real love".

    He sees "her" everywhere, with a different face, different body but she always seams to get away, torments him, teases him. What if the one that is just leaving him, the one that he is loosing right now, "what if that was her", "What if she was the one" ?! And life is a wheel, it keeps turning and there is no answer - only torment...

    Pretty powerful song - leaves me with goose bumps and water rising in my eyes every time.

    anja183568on March 23, 2017   Link

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