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I watch your troubled eyes as you rest
And I fall in love with every breath
Wonder if those eyes are really shut
And am I the one you're dreaming of?

'Cause underneath the darkness
There's a light that's trying so hard to be seen
And I...


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    Dec 26th, 12:54am report

    The song is about not giving up no matter what and how there’s ALWAYS a light at the end of the tunnel
    I never used to believe in this (after being depressed for almost 3 yrs) but it seems like my light came in the form of a person, a funny, caring person even though it’s only coz he has a crush on me (still cute


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    Oct 26th, 10:17pm report

    The songs about how even if you feel down and depressed there are people or things you can do to forget about it. Personally I don’t have anyone there for me but his songs are like a drug to keep me going, “you don’t have to do this on your own, I’ll be ur shoulder to lean on I’ll be ur right when u feel wrong so come on take my hand we’re moving on”.


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    Oct 8th, 10:24pm report

    "This is what it takes" talks about people who lose their strength into a hard moment, we always have someone who's supporting us and watching over us, we will never be alone.

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