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Sara Bareilles

Love Song

Language
EN
Genre
Pop
Album
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play Head under water
play And they tell me to breathe easy for a while
play Breathing gets harder,
play Even I know that
play Made room for me
play It's too soon to see
play If I'm happy in your hands
play I'm unusually hard to hold on to

play blank stares at blank pages
play No easy way to say this
play You mean well,
play but you make this hard on me

play I'm not gonna write you a love song
play 'Cause you asked for it
play 'Cause you need one, you see
play I'm not gonna write you a love song
play 'Cause you tell me it's make or break in this
play If you're on your way
play I'm not gonna write you to stay
play If all you have is leaving
play I'mma need a better reason
play To write you a love song today, today

play I learned the hard way
play That they all say things you wanna hear
play My heavy heart sinks deep down under you
play and your twisted words,
play Your help just hurts
play You are not what I thought you were
play Hello to high and dry

play Convinced me to please you
play Made me think that I need this too
play I'm trying to let you hear me as I am

play I'm not gonna write you a love song
play 'Cause you asked for it
play 'Cause you need one, you see
play I'm not gonna write you a love song
play 'Cause you tell me it's make or break in this
play If you're on your way
play I'm not gonna write you to stay
play If all you have is leaving
play I'mma need a better reason
play To write you a love song today

play Promise me, you'll leave the light on
play To help me see daylight my guide gone
play 'Cause I believe there's a way you can love me
play Because I say

play I won't write you a love song
play 'Cause you asked for it
play 'Cause you need one, you see
play I'm not gonna write you a love song
play 'Cause you tell me it's make or break in this

play Is that why you wanted a love song?
play 'Cause you asked for it
play 'Cause you need one, you see
play I'm not gonna write you a love song
play 'Cause you tell me it's make or break in this
play If you're on your way
play I'm not gonna write you to stay
play If your heart is nowhere in it
play I don't want it for a minute
play Babe, I'll walk the seven seas
play When I believe that there's a reason
play To write you a love song today, today

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meaning Meaning

In a 2008 interview with MTV, Bareilles explained that her record label had been pushing her to write more material, and she was having a tough time writing something they were satisfied with.

Her record label wanted her to write a love song. Because they asked for it, because they needed one. It was basically a big "F you"

Would @SaraBareilles be as popular today if she wrote him a love song because he asked for it? Because he needed one?”

it was never about a he.

vocabulary Vocabulary

make or break

success or failure (ES: decisivo)

  1. It is make-or-break time for the store after two years of declining sales.

leave sb high and dry

to do something that is not at all convenient for someone and puts them in a very difficult situation


Blank stare

a look that shows one does not understand what someone has said or does not know the answer to a question (ES: mirada perdida)


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