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Grenade Lyrics

Easy come, easy go
That's just how you live, oh
Take, take, take it all,
But you never give
Should have known you was trouble from the first kiss, Had your eyes wide open -
Why were they open?
Gave you all I had
And you tossed it in the...


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    May 22nd, 2012 5:39pm report

    I think this song is about a guy who would do anything, give anything,and would do absolutely everything to keep his girlfriend safe. However, that wasn't enough for her. Even thou he's broken-hearted he would still do anything for her and she knows that. P.S. The piano he's dragging in the music video is the same one in the music video for "Just the Way you Are!!!"


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    Mar 17th, 2011 3:51pm report

    The obvious part of the meaning is that he is willing to give her anything for her love in return. But there is more to it. She is willing to be in a relationship solely for the purpose of taking from him. She has no desire to give anything, only to please herself. To her, he is interchangeable. She loses no sleep in accepting what he gives to her and not being equally generous.


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    Jan 31st, 2011 1:59pm report

    My interpretation is that itt's about a guy that is in love with a girl that NEVER loved him. She was just playing him, which is a common thing that guys do in most songs. The song is just simply that and you can clearly interpret it from the lyrics


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    Sep 17th, 2019 9:30pm report

    I've read through a few of the interpretations, and from what I've seen, 99% are about how the man loves a woman and would do anything for her, but she does not think the same way. But another possibility is that they both loved each other before, but the man became too obsessed that the woman started to shuffle away from him. So basically, the reason for his depression could be either the man's obsession, or the fact that the woman dislikes the man.


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    Jul 26th, 2019 7:48pm report

    First of all in the song we understand that yes he loves this woman enormously. That he is willing to risk his life just for her. But the problem is that she does not like him as much as he likes her. In the video we see him pulling a piano behind him. we can use this as an example of the Bible. When Jesus carried his cross, but even deeper like: sin itself. Because this woman was playing with him, the piano was heavy to wear and full of regret. But he kept pulling it anyway. Whether we believe it or not. The last scene of the video when he is in front of the train with the piano, symbolizes Jesus, seconds before dying on the cross. Despite the fact that he knows that she does not like it. He keep loving her and is willing to sacrifice his life if he can for her.


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    May 28th, 2019 5:00am report

    Nobody has ever caught a grenade for me . Ive caught lots of grenades for guys though. I lovvvvvee this song


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    Oct 19th, 2018 10:51pm report

    This song is about a guy who loves this girl so much that he would do absolutely anything for her like, sacrifice his life for a girl who doesn’t even like him back.


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    Feb 5th, 2018 2:24pm report

    A guy loves this girl so much that he would do almost anything just to see her smile. But he knows deep down that this girl would never do the same for him


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    Jan 27th, 2018 1:25pm report

    I think Bruno loves this girl so much he would die for her. She never loved him though


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    Feb 10th, 2014 2:04pm report

    Well I think it is talking mainly about how love fails to stay in one place. And that people should stop being suicidal.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    Jun 18th, 2012 6:47pm report

    I think this song was about told us of a man that very love a woman and the woman just made him gave up with all of his acts that he did ...... And all of around him just humiliate him because of his "gave up" of that woman that he loved .....
    Sorry for my english, i'm an Indonesian


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    May 22nd, 2012 5:31pm report

    I think this song is about a guy who did everything, gave everything, and would do anything for his girlfriend. However it wasn't enough for her, so she ran off with another man. His heart is shattered, but he would still do anything her.


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    Apr 22nd, 2012 4:57pm report

    A music video was released on November 19, 2010, directed by NABIL.[27] It involves Mars's efforts to sing to a woman he loves after dragging an upright piano with a rope tied to it through Los Angeles.[3][28][29] He wears a suit and encounters a gang and a pit bull along the way.[28][30] When he reaches the woman's house and finds out she is with another man, he drags himself and the piano in front of a train. As the train approaches Bruno, the video cuts to black. Scenes also feature the singer singing in a dark bedroom, looking out of a rainy window.[30]

    In a behind-the-scenes video, Mars explained, "The concept of the video is my struggle, to tell this girl I'd do anything for her, so I'm going as far as dragging a piano to get to her just so I can sing my heart out."[


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    Apr 17th, 2012 4:41pm report

    This song frustrates me. Why is this guy willing to kill himself for a girl that clearly doesn't love him?


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    Apr 2nd, 2012 4:00pm report

    soldiers give their life for the love for their country, but what does the government do for them, their wife/husband and children while they are deployed or killed in action. What does the government do for soldiers after mental and physical mutilation...

    Not only the government, but we owe these brave Americans our lives and the best we can give them, so we can sleep and live in peace, security, freedom.

    How about the millions the politicians waste in their campaigning, etc.


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    Dec 31st, 2011 12:18pm report

    =) =) =) This song iz about Bruno and his love for a girl,he will do anything for this girl. A line in the song goes:
    "I would catch a grande for ya,
    jump in front of a train for ya"
    So he is saying that he loves this girl so much that he will kill,or put himself in danger for the girl he loves...BUT the girl doesnt feel the same way and ends up cheating on him!!!! =) =) =)


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    Dec 23rd, 2011 12:35pm report

    i think tha song is about a man who loves a gurl.He was coming to her house to find her cheatin on him.Also i think tha song is about him giving her all his love but she doesnt appreciate it. :):(:)


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    Nov 14th, 2011 11:59am report

    i think that it is he would do anything for her but she wouldnt return the favour :)

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