When I Was Your Man

Album: Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)
Charted: 2 1
  • Same bed but it feels just a little bit bigger now
    Our song on the radio but it don't sound the same
    When our friends talk about you, all it does is just tear me down
    'Cause my heart breaks a little when I hear your name

    It all just sounds like ooh, ooh ooh hoo hoo
    Mm, too young, too dumb to realize
    That I should have bought you flowers
    And held your hand
    Should have gave you all my hours
    When I had the chance
    Take you to every party 'cause all you wanted to do was dance

    Now my baby's dancing
    But she's dancing with another man

    My pride, my ego, my needs, and my selfish ways
    Caused a good strong woman like you to walk out my life
    Now I never, never get to clean up the mess I made, oh
    And it haunts me every time I close my eyes

    It all just sounds like ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh
    Mm, too young, too dumb to realize
    That I should have bought you flowers
    And held your hand
    Should have gave you all my hours
    When I had the chance
    Take you to every party 'cause all you wanted to do was dance

    Now my baby's dancing
    But she's dancing with another man

    Although it hurts
    I'll be the first to say that I was wrong
    Oh, I know I'm probably much too late
    To try and apologize for my mistakes
    But I just want you to know

    I hope he buys you flowers
    I hope he holds your hand
    Give you all his hours
    When he has the chance
    Take you to every party
    'Cause I remember how much you loved to dance
    Do all the things I should have done
    When I was your man
    Do all the things I should have done
    When I was your man Writer/s: Andrew Wyatt, Ari Levine, Peter Gene Hernandez, Philip Martin II Lawrence
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Downtown Music Publishing, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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