It was so right
It was so wrong
Almost at the same time
The pain and ache
A heart can take
No one really knows
But when the memories cling and take you there
Till you no longer care
You can let go now

It's not right for me
To cling to you
Somehow I just needed time
From what was to be
It's not like me
To hold somebody down
But I was tossed high by love
Almost never came down
Only to land
Where no love is found
And I'm no longer bound
I can let go now

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    General CommentThis may be my favourite Alison Krauss song--the second stanza is stunning. The emotion in her voice is incredible as she comes to realise what she's been doing--a 'breakup' song that manages to reach acceptance without bitterness. The lines 'It's not like me to hold somebody down/but I was tossed high by love..' are rather painfully accurate to feeling helpless in love, doing things you normally wouldn't, and she's realising here that she has to stop and let go.
    kalithedestroyeron September 11, 2005   Link

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