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I Would Do Anything for You Lyrics

Never wanna stand up for myself
Never wanna get in the way, I said it
I don’t know what the plan is,
But you can share with me, ‘cause I’ll
Be listening here,
To everything you say, I won’t turn away
And I will listen, open up my heart...

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    anonymous
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    Jan 28th, 2014 1:59am report


    This song is literally about a man making a mistake to end his relationship with someone. They end things and then they talk again down the road and he falls in love better than he did before.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 17th, 2013 12:16am report


    The evidence is in favour of this being about God. The band has never directly spoken about their religious beliefs, and it wouldn't be completely out of the blue for them to be Christian.
    For those in doubt about whether it's about God or a girl, may I direct you to the line, "Strange life I live, but it's what you decided."
    You wouldn't say that to some girl. You would only say something like that to God.
    I rest my case.



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    seriouslynow
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    Oct 27th, 2013 10:38am report


    his own voice his own raw creative "voice". true love.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 20th, 2012 8:03pm report


    The "better this time than ever before" part is because a lot of the times people try and fill voids in themselves with hollow relationships. Before you give you're life to God you don't know what real love is because people can fail you, but God never fails you and He is perfect love.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 31st, 2012 7:37pm report


    isoms dad is my teacher and the band came into my school and told their song meanings this particular song is about God it came from the band its self



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    anonymous
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    Jul 25th, 2012 7:35pm report


    I think it's about God. The reason its "better this time than ever before" is that it isn't a relationship with a person that can fail him but one with God that won't. I honestly don't see how, even if you don't believe in God, you could interpret these lyrics as being about a person. The verses sound like he's using lyrics straight out of a worship song.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 28th, 2012 4:12am report


    I think this song isn't about God, because there's line "I've fallen in love and its better this time than ever before" do you love someone/something before you love your God?

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Apr 15th, 2012 4:11am report


    I can see where everyone is getting god from, and those people may be right. Foster did drugs back then and Helena Beat is about how he regrets it. This song could be about how he is in lve with god for being with him after all of the things he's done. Orrrr it could just be about a girl.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 16th, 2012 1:22am report


    I think its about giving your all to someone only to get friend-zoned. Then pretending like you aren't friend zoned, and that they secretly love you, but in reality they don't.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 21st, 2011 12:06pm report


    THIS ISNT ABOUT GOD you retards.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 21st, 2011 12:05pm report


    Its about making mistakes and choosing the wrong girl in the past but now he has fallen for someone who he loves and its "better this time, than ever before"
    Amazing.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 9th, 2011 12:53pm report


    I agree with the others. I can't see how this can be about anything other than God. And that just makes me love this song even more.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 2nd, 2011 12:58pm report


    unless he says otherwise, i cannot see anything else than God here. never wanna stand upon myself. your plan with me. I give it all into your hands. do what you will with me. If that's not about God, then he stole lines from Tim Tebow huddles.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 15th, 2011 11:06pm report


    Its a song about a girl he has totally fallen in love with. He has made some mistakes ("Strange life I live but it's what you've decided" Where the "you've" refers to himself) but through all of them she has stayed with him. He has put all of his trust in this girl and she hasn't abused it. He found his true love and is singing about it.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 27th, 2011 8:36am report


    The song is talking about his love for God, it sounds like. but it could also be about a girlfriend.




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