Rolling In The Deep

Album: 21 (2010)
Charted: 2 1
  • There's a fire starting in my heart
    Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark
    Finally I can see you crystal clear
    Go 'head and sell me out and I'll lay your ship bare
    See how I leave with every piece of you
    Don't underestimate the things that I will do
    There's a fire starting in my heart
    Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark

    The scars of your love remind me of us
    They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
    The scars of your love they leave me breathless, I can't help feeling
    We could have had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
    Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
    You had my heart inside of your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
    And you played it to the beat (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

    Baby I have no story to be told
    But I've heard one on you and I'm gonna make your head burn
    Think of me in the depths of your despair
    Making a home down there mine sure won't be shared

    The scars of your love remind me of us (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
    They keep me thinking that we almost had it all (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
    The scars of your love they leave me breathless, I can't help feeling
    We could have had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
    Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
    You had my heart inside of your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
    And you played it to the beat (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

    You could've had it all
    Rolling in the deep
    You had my heart inside of your hands
    But you played it with a beating

    Throw your soul through every open door
    Count your blessings to find what you look for
    Turned my sorrow into treasured gold
    You pay me back in kind and reap just what you sow

    You're gonna wish you never had met me
    Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep
    You're gonna wish you never had met me
    Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep
    You're gonna wish you never had met me
    Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep
    You're gonna wish you never had met me

    It all, it all, it all

    We could've had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
    Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
    You had my heart inside your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)

    You could've had it all
    Rolling in the deep
    You had my heart inside of your hands
    But you played, you played, played, you played me to the beat

Comments: 16

  • Marilyn from 18707The drum, reminiscent of the Native American drum beat for me, is what takes this song right to the chest; you feel it as well as hear it.
  • George from Vancouver, CanadaBarbara, fag still means one thing; it's short for faggot (bundle of sticks/firewood) which, like a cigarette & a homosexual (at one time) is "something you burn"
  • Andy from Taunton, Mathis song is absolutely powerful and amazing.
  • Judy from Toronto, OnThe title of this song surely puzzled me, though I do really like the song.

    "Rolling in the deep" is what one says about sailors who have either gone overboard (for good) or gone down with their ship. It's also used occasionally to describe the death of miners in a mining flood.
    The alleged urban black phrase 'roll deep', is, I expect, like so many 'new' meanings for things where it was just a case of someone who didn't understand the meaning of something using it for what sounded good to them and then all their friends who didn't know either picking it up - like dew-rag - which is an old, old phrase and has been somehow attributed to urban black slang.
  • Chet from Honolulu, HiI just wanted to say that this song really moves me like few songs do! When I first heard it (August 2011 - I live under a rock and on a rock in the middle of the ocean), I thought it was a Black artist singing in a Louisiana/Cajun style. I love it!
  • Barbara from Kansas City, Mo"To Roll Deep" can mean different things to different cultures. Like "fag" in the UK meant (or means) cigarette.
    Adele is Awesome!!!!
  • Tammy from Plainfield, IlLove her voice and the intensity of her words in her songs.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhIncredible song, words, vocals. Too bad it will always remind me of the months I spent travelling to and from chemotherapy treatments as it was popular then at the time and always on the radio.
  • Randy from Ashland, Ohlove this video,..ugh,..ewe,...so thirsty now...i dunno why...??
  • Megan from Stevenson, AlDANG! I love this song!!! She is a true artist! This is what the world NEEDS! ADELE IS AMAZING!
  • Dana from Greenwood, ScAdele is awesome.
  • Joel from Laguna Beach, CaActress/singer Ariana Grande did a fantastic cover of this song. No disrespect indended towards Adele but I prefer Ariana's version.
  • Wendell from Milton, PeAdele's song is the best song this year. But I love to sometimes pretend that the song could pertain to a sports championship final. Like the recent Stanley cup.
    Notice the lines bacground singers line "Your gonna wish you never had met me." Wendell, Milton.
  • Bay from Weaverville, Cawhat an awsome song!
  • Tanya from La Verne, Ca"To Roll Deep" is not a UK slang/slur phrase. It's an urban black phrase.
  • Karlee from Grande Prairie, AbThis is a beautiful song- Although the lyrics clearly indicate that she is angry, her tone is subtle and she is still able to make it easy to relate to regardless of your mood!
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