Verve Pipe frontman Brian Vander Ark gets reflective on this song, defending his heart at all costs. This means never letting anyone get close again, turning the sensitive organ into a solitary diamond to be left alone. He explained: "This song is about how we overprotect ourselves. It's about the armor that we wear after a particularly bad breakup. We deny ourselves the opportunity to fall in love again, fearful we will relive the pain. And yet it can't be helped. Love happens again and again, until we finally get it right."
Don't worry too much about Vander Ark - he typically writes in character, as he did on the band's big hit, "The Freshman