A Beautiful Mess

Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things (2008)
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  • Jason Mraz told The Sun December 19, 2008 that this song is about "giving yourself or your time to someone or something else."
  • Mraz performed this at the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
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Comments: 6

  • Beck from Columbia, Sc@Si from Auckland, New Zealand: Well said my friend (:
  • Suzanne from Boca Raton, FlSuch a special song. It is what love is all about, scars and all.
  • Si from Auckland, New ZealandTo me this song is about loving someone's imperfections. We've all been hurt before and in a way the scars make us, and to love someone is to love their most vulnerable part, including the front they may put up to disguise themselves.
  • Desteny from San Diego, CaTo me this is the most beautiful love song...Love isn't always pretty, but its always worth it.
  • Desteny from San Diego, CaTo me this is the most beautiful love song...Love isn't always pretty, but its always worth it.
  • Lozza from Sydney, Australia"Jason Mraz told The Sun December 19, 2008 that this song is about "giving yourself or your time to someone or something else.""

    thats what "im yours" is about.
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