No Surprise

Album: Leave This Town (2009)
Charted: 15
  • I've practiced this for hours, gone round and round
    And now I think that I've got it all down
    And as I say it louder, I love how it sounds
    'Cause I'm not taking the easy way out
    Not wrappin' this in ribbons
    Shouldn't have to give a reason why

    It's no surprise I won't be here tomorrow
    I can't believe that I stayed till today
    Yeah you and I will be a tough act to follow
    But I know in time we'll find this was no surprise

    It came out like a river once I let it out
    When I thought that I wouldn't know how
    Held onto it forever, just pushing it down
    Felt so good to let go of it now
    Not wrapping this in ribbons
    Shouldn't have to give a reason why

    It's no surprise I won't be here tomorrow
    I can't believe that I stayed till today
    There's nothing here in this heart left to borrow
    There's nothing here in this soul left to say

    Don't be surprised when we hate this tomorrow
    God knows we tried to find an easier way
    Yeah you and I will be a tough act to follow
    But I know in time we'll find this was no surprise

    Our favorite place we used to go
    The warm embrace that no one knows
    The loving look that's left your eyes
    That's why this comes as no, as no surprise

    If I could see the future and how this plays out
    I bet it's better than where we are now
    But after going through this
    It's easier to see the reason why

    It's no surprise I won't be here tomorrow
    I can't believe that I stayed till today (stayed till today)
    Yeah you and I will be a tough act to follow
    But I know in time we'll find this was no surprise

    The kiss goodnight, it comes with me
    Both wright and wrong, our memories
    The whispering before we sleep,
    Just one more thing that you can't keep

    Our favorite place we used to go
    The warm embrace that no one knows
    The loving look that's left your eyes
    But I know in time we'll find this was no surprise

Comments: 6

  • Jordie from Phx, AzThis song is exactly how i feel about me and my ex. he was my first love and we broke up a little over a year ago but since then we have always come back together and cant leave each other we would always go to our favorite place and lay together. everyone said we used to light up each other so much every time someone said our names the other one would just glow. we were so in love after every guy that broke my heart he was the one i went back to after the girl he dated after me he came back. and just yesterday he called everything off and part of me is relieved but im deeply hurt because this time i think he means it but theres nothing here in this heart left to borrow theres nothing left here in this soul to stay. daughtry is amazing and all of his lyrics are to die for he has the voice that will carry on.
  • Dana from Maysville, KyDoes anyone know the real meaning to this song?

    I love this song so much!
  • Makayla from Louisville, Kythis is my absolute favoriet song in the whole wide world and i have commented on a lot of songs and not just today but this is without a doubt the best song ever i have the song and music video on my ipod and i always listen to it non stop! daughtry is the best band ever and i never ever get tired of hearing chris daughtry's voiceand i do not think i ever will!!!!!!!!
  • Makayla from Louisville, Kythis my absolute favorite song in the entire world! IT IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Tricia from Rockville Centre, NyThis song was an omen for me. I was off and on...with an ex that always found his way back..and then disappeared once again and when this song premiere the relationship was taking a detour to the off again. The words to the song described exactly how I felt with him and how I was preparing myself to tell him this is it! THe opening lyrics were exact a match:
    "I've practiced this for hours, gone round and round
    And now I think that I've got it all down
    And as I say it louder, I love how it sounds
    Cause I'm not taking the easy way out
    Not wrappin' this in ribbons
    Shouldn't have to give a reason why"
    It's no surprise I won't be here tomorrow
    I can't believe that I stayed till today
    There's nothing here in this heart left to borrow
    There's nothing here in this soul left to say

    So ironic. Daughtry's voice is so amazing and the background of the song is like a sweet echo as well!
  • Tricia from Rockville Centre, NyThis song was an omen for me. I was off and on...with an ex that always found his way back..and then disappeared once again and when this song premiere the relationship was taking a detour to the off again. The words to the song described exactly how I felt with him and how I was preparing myself to tell him this is it! THe opening lyrics were exact a match:
    "I've practiced this for hours, gone round and round
    And now I think that I've got it all down
    And as I say it louder, I love how it sounds
    Cause I'm not taking the easy way out
    Not wrappin' this in ribbons
    Shouldn't have to give a reason why"
    It's no surprise I won't be here tomorrow
    I can't believe that I stayed till today
    There's nothing here in this heart left to borrow
    There's nothing here in this soul left to say

    So ironic. Daughtry's voice is so amazing and the background of the song is like a sweet echo as well!
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