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Pink: Who Knew Meaning

Song Released: 2006

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You took my hand
You showed me how
You promised me
You'd be around
Uh huh
That's right
I took your words
And I believed
In everything
You said to me
Yeah huh
That's right
If someone said three years from now
You'd be long gone


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    Jun 5th, 2007 6:14am report

    I think it's about a boyfriend of hers that moved away, and she thought that they would be together forever. "If someone said three years from now
    You'd be long gone
    I'd stand up and punch them up" And then she never got to meet him again. "Who Knew" means, to me, who knew what life had in store for them. To be ripped apart because of the move...She still dreams about him, and she still loves him...Yeah...

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    May 16th, 2007 5:39pm report

    The song is about losing someone you love. Through drugs, death or any other way you can think of. Pink says that her songs don't necessarily have an intended meaning, but if you can take something from it and make it your own then that's great. I certainly have.


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    May 9th, 2007 5:35pm report

    i think someone or something changed in her life.


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    Apr 13th, 2007 4:01pm report

    OK, I understand the break-up idea, but you can't just reject the lyrics that don't fit your own idea, you have to look at the whole picture. She says things like "the last year I'll charish" and "you visit me in my sleep", now yes it is ture that people can say those things about someone who has broken up with them, but has anyone else here listened to pinks other songs??? LOOK AT THE WRITERS STYLE!!! she writes about breaking up with guys, not the other way around, and in the unlikely event that she wrote about breaking up with some one, pink would say f*** you , not I miss you. You say things like that when someone dies. how about "I wish I could touch you again"? this isn't even taking into considerations, what Pink has to say on the matter, cause its not like SHE WROTE THE SONG or anything like that. you all seem like reasonably smart people, SO LOOK AT THE WHOLE PICTURE!


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    Jan 23rd, 2007 1:29pm report

    you're all talking crap with the drug thing. Get a life and stop watching MTV. This could be any relationship breakdown - you never know whether it'll work out, and in this case Pink was wrong, it didn't.

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    Nov 20th, 2006 11:05am report

    Ok, this is for all of you..you kind of are all right. Except for the fact that this song is about someone very dear to pink who OD...but we can all relate to it in one way or another because..well unfortunatly who doesn't know what it feels like to lose someone close to you?


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    Oct 16th, 2006 10:59pm report

    I agree with the last person



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    Oct 7th, 2006 10:47pm report

    Oh my, okay the song is about this girl who goes out with this guy and he promises her that they'll always be together, which is like a typical teenage romance or whatever, then they break up and she's saying she misses him and at first everyone was doubting they're relationship because they're so young and that and she's saying she misses him and she thought they'd always be in eachothers lives then when they break up, he was completely out of her life and the songs about her missing him and how she wishes that they were together. Videos almost never show what the songs about. Seriously, wow


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    Oct 3rd, 2006 10:09pm report

    I think its all to do with the drug thing, I never really thought about the inner message in this song but the drug story seems to fit, considering the lyrics.

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    Sep 13th, 2006 9:26am report

    This whole drug thing came up because of the video to the song. But a video doesn´t necessarily reflect what the song is about.


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    Sep 12th, 2006 9:10am report

    I really don't know where you guys are getting the whole drug thing I think the first post person was right one the mony

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    Aug 29th, 2006 8:28pm report

    This song is about a girl with a "close friend" with a drug problem. People tried to tell her that he only cares about drugs, but she refused to believe that. She wanted to see the good in him, but after she realizes that he has a serious prob. She smartness up. She finds him overdosed and does the right thing. Calls 911 and in the end he hates her for it.


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    Aug 22nd, 2006 8:36pm report

    This is about a girl who falls in love with a guy who has a drug problem. She doesn't accept/ is in denial about the seriousness of his drug problem "if someone told me three years from now, you'd be long gone, i'd stand up and punch them out. 'cause they're all wrong." she believes he will straighten out eventually, but he doesn't. He either overdoses or gets sent away to rehab or jail.


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    Aug 19th, 2006 8:09am report

    Ok this is a song about a herion addicted who promises his g/f hell be there for her and when everyone told her he was gonna die she dosent believe them because he promised her hed be there like the lyrics say, she believed him over anyone else even though they knew better.


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    Aug 15th, 2006 8:47pm report

    This song is about a girl who got let down by her boyfriend. He promised her he's be around and when people doubted their relationship she always stood up for him until she realized that the relationship was dwindling. She would have never thought he would do this to her and when its finally over she says who knew? She misses him and wishes it didn't have to be this way but it is.

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