The Weight

Album: The Shawn Mendes EP (2014)
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  • I want to go back
    Forget that it's over
    Painted in black
    When you left me alone
    I never knew, she was sleeping next door
    With the kid I grew up with
    And I can't go back to her anymore, no more

    You tell me you were happier with him, you want me to stay
    And you tell me that you needed time but you push me away
    But then you try to take me back, my heavy heart just breaks
    No, I can't lift the weight

    Put you in the past
    Try to forget you 'cause it's over
    And every time you ask
    I pretend I'm okay
    You're inside my head
    In the middle of the night
    When I don't feel right
    I dream I can hold you,
    And I can't go back to you anymore, yeah, yeah

    You tell me you were happier with him, you want me to stay
    And you tell me that you needed time, but you push me away
    But then you try to take me back, my heavy heart just breaks
    But, I can't lift the weight, and I can't lift the weight

    And I can't lift the weight, no, I can't lift the weight
    Yeah, you stand on my shoulders and my heart just breaks
    And I can't lift the weight, no, I can't lift the weight
    Yeah, you stand on my shoulders and my heart just breaks
    And I can't lift the weight, no, I can't lift the weight
    Yeah, you lower your standards and I raise the stakes
    And I can't lift the weight, no, I can't lift the weight

    You tell me you were happier with him, but you want me to stay
    And you tell me that you needed time but you, you push me away
    But then you try to take me back, my heavy heart just breaks
    But, I can't lift the weight, and I can't lift the weight

    You tell me you were happier with him, you want me to stay
    You told me that you needed time but you, you push me away
    And then you try to take me back
    Say someday you will change, but I don't wanna wait Writer/s: Joshua Stephen Grant, Scott Harris Friedman, Shawn Mendes
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United States"I can't lift the wieght and I won't lift the wieght"
    You rock!!!! Shawn I love the songs
    I should be inlove with the

    "writer" hahaha, <3
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