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Matchbox 20: The Difference Meaning

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The Difference Lyrics

Slow dancing on the boulevard
In the quiet moments while the city's still dark
Sleepwalking through the summer rain and the tired spaces
You could hear her name when she was warm and tender

And you held her arms around you
There was...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 4th 2018 report

    I believe he knew she wasn’t right for him and he needed to let her go for her own good. She was completely smitten and falling for him but maybe she wasn’t good at verbally expressing it. Maybe he wasn’t smitten with her. He stood wide open on the steady shore, waiting for something or, someone, warm and tender. Not Her. He’s singing it to Her. It’s what she Wanted to Be. But it wasn’t what she needed the most. If he didn’t feel it deeply, he did right by them both to walk away. “ Girl, what you wanna be..”


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