"Save Yourself" as written by Jonny Lang and Marti Fredriksen....
Turn out the light
Just say goodnight
To yourself
May I remind you
When You find you
Are all alone's when you
You've got to be strong

That's when they call you in the night
He's got your picture
in his mind
He's got your number
On a paper at his disposal any time

Is it really true
Did you save yourself for someone
Who could love you for you
So many times we just give it away
To someone who, simeone who
You met in a bar
The back of a car
And for a moment
You felt important
But not in your heart
Cause my self esteem it's been low
Go ahaead and count it's been lower than low(er)
I know the feeling
Of it stealing
Life out from under me

Cause i want to learn
How you save yourself for someone who
Could love you for you
So many times we just give it away
To someone who
Couldn't even rememeber your name

Could you save yourself
For someone who
Loves you for you
And loves me for me
Or give it away
To someone who, someone who
Could cherish your name

Cause I want to learn
Did you save yourself for someone who
Loves you for you
And Loves me for me
To Give it away to someone who, someone who
Will cherish your name

Cherish Your Name

Lyrics submitted by mAkEaWiSh*

"Save Yourself" as written by Marti Fredriksen Jonny Lang

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentthis song has a lot of meaning for me.
    its basically saying that you need to wait to lose your virginity because you need to "save yourself" for someone who truly cares about you rather than someone who just wants a hookup.

    when it talks about feeling important for a short time but really not and then having low self esteem, its true.
    you realize that youve just been a hook up and its meant nothing to that other person.

    its never a good feeling.

    basically, wait.
    jrcg1216on November 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really like this song too. i'm pretty sure its about sex.
    ashley007on February 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, this song is about giving your virginity up to someone who really means something or wasting it. It's a great song.
    Maliejandraon March 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song...good stuff
    kornchickon March 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song shows how the youth today dont really realize that loseing your virginity can have meaning, and that you need to respect yourself enough to love the person and know they love you, because it sucks when you randomly lose it to some person who never calls you back or doesnt know your last name. Trust me i know, i lost mine on a motel 6 room floor with some skinhead i'd just met an hour ealier, and i really wish i waited.
    suburbansecretson March 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti can't stop listening to this song! =) And, I think it is important for people to wait to have sex. I'm waiting until I find that special person who loves me for me.
    aquababyon March 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHmm... I agree with suburbansecrets. Although I still haven't lost my virginity yet, I feel that I need to wait for that one... I just wish she'll come already, I'm 19! Ugh. :)
    Idanon March 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree that its about how so many people give themselves to people who they dont even know at all, and how it really affects us after its all over, and we realize our mistake.
    what do we even take away from these kinds of 'relationships'? all they are really based on usually are just a few hours of good feelings maybe, that mostly cause hurt to the people involved later. it sucks that so many of us let ourselves do it. i'm waiting, and its hard sometimes, but i know itll be worth it.
    beram102184on March 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyea, everyone here just about summed it up... i can realate to everything in this song. i feel you have to be somewhat mature to fully apreciate it. (best line: "..give it away To someone who, To someone who would cherish your name...") very beautiful...
    BlindBlinkon March 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI just heard this song on Leno and i immediately downloaded it. What a great song esp. after i read the lyrics. Yea i must say your virginity is supposed to be sacred and i like many others wish they would have heard this song before my first time which was one of the worst mistakes of my life
    LiveUrLifeon April 16, 2002   Link

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