Understanding the Lyrics: Truth Be Told

When you're happy, you hear the music; when you're sad, you understand the lyrics. - frank ocean

I’m back with another song that has been stuck in my head/speaking to me lately.

How often is this true lately?

I say I'm fine, yeah I'm fine, oh I'm fine, hey I'm fine, but I'm not.

Truth Be Told

Matthew West

Lie number one you’re supposed to have it all together
And when they ask how you’re doing
Just smile and tell them, “Never better”

Lie number 2 everybody’s life is perfect except yours
So keep your messes and your wounds
And your secrets safe with you behind closed doors

Truth be told
The truth is rarely told, now

I say I’m fine, yeah I’m fine oh I’m fine, hey I’m fine but I’m not
I’m broken
And when it’s out of control I say it’s under control but it’s not
And you know it
I don’t know why it’s so hard to admit it
When being honest is the only way to fix it
There’s no failure, no fall
There’s no sin you don’t already know
So let the truth be told

There’s a sign on the door, says, “Come as you are” but I doubt it
‘Cause if we lived like it was true, every Sunday morning pew would be crowded
But didn’t you say the church should look more like a hospital
A safe place for the sick, the sinner and the scarred and the prodigals
Like me

Well truth be told
The truth is rarely told
Oh am I the only one who says

I’m fine, yeah I’m fine oh I’m fine, hey I’m fine but I’m not
I’m broken
And when it’s out of control I say it’s under control but it’s not
And you know it
I don’t know why it’s so hard to admit it
When being honest is the only way to fix it
There’s no failure, no fall
There’s no sin you don’t already know
So let the truth be told

Can I really stand here unashamed
Knowin’ that you love for me won’t change?
Oh God if that’s really true
Then let the truth be told

I say I’m fine, yeah I’m fine oh I’m fine, hey I’m fine but I’m not
I’m broken
And when it’s out of control I say it’s under control but it’s not
And you know it
I don’t know why it’s so hard to admit it
When being honest is the only way to fix it
There’s no failure, no fall
There’s no sin you don’t already know
Yeah I know

There’s no failure, no fall
There’s no sin you don’t already know
So let the truth be told

Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Matthew West / Andrew Pruis
Truth Be Told lyrics © Highly Combustible Music, Two Story House Music, One77 Songs

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Understanding the Lyrics: Still Into You

When you're happy, you hear the music; when you're sad, you understand the lyrics. - frank ocean

I’m back with another song that has been stuck in my head/speaking to me lately.

We’ve all been through a LOT this year. Some more than others. Some handle things one way; others in their own way.

Perhaps it’s time to take a moment and tell your partner how grateful you are for them. You’ve made it this far together.

That is an impressive feat.

I should be over all the butterflies but I'm into you

Still Intø Yøu

Paramore

Can’t count the years on one hand that we’ve been together
I need the other one to hold you
Make you feel, make you feel better
It’s not a walk in the park to love each other
But when our fingers interlock, can’t deny, can’t deny, you’re the worth it

‘Cause after all this time
I’m still into you

I should be over all the butterflies but I’m into you, I’m into you
And even baby our worst nights
I’m into you, I’m into you
Let ’em wonder how we got this far,
‘Cause I don’t really need to wonder at all
Yeah, after all this time
I’m still into you

Recount the night that I first met your mother
And on the drive back to my house I told you that, I told you that I loved ya
You felt the weight of the world fall off the shoulder
And to your favorite song we sang along, to the start of forever

And after all this time
I’m still into you

I should be over all the butterflies but I’m into you, I’m into you
And even baby our worst nights
I’m into you, I’m into you
Let ’em wonder how we got this far,
‘Cause I don’t really need to wonder at all
Yeah after all this time
I’m still into you

Some things just, some things just make sense
And one of those is you and I
Some things just, some things just make sense
And even after all this time

I’m into you
Baby not a day goes by that I’m not into you

I should be over all the butterflies but I’m into you, I’m into you
And even baby our worst nights
I’m into you, I’m into you
Let ’em wonder how we got this far,
‘Cause I don’t really need to wonder at all
Yeah after all this time
I’m still into you

I’m still into you
I’m still into you

Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Hayley Williams / Taylor York
Still Intø Yøu lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc

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