On bended knee
Boyz 2 men Lyrics


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Darlin' I can't explain, where did we lose our way
Girl, it's drivin' me insane and I know
I just need one more chance to prove my love to you
If you come back to me I guarantee that I'll never let you go.
can we go back to the days our love was strong.
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong.
Can somebody tell me how you get things back the way it used to be
Oh God give me the reason, I'm down on bended knees
I'll never walk again until you come back to me I'm down on bended knees.

Darlin' I can't explain, where did we lose our way
Girl, it's drivin' me insane and I know
I just need one more chance to prove my love to you
If you come back to me I guarantee that I'll never let you go.
can we go back to the days our love was strong.
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong.
Can somebody tell me how you get things back the way it used to be
Oh God give me the reason, I'm down on bended knees
I'll never walk again until you come back to me I'm down on bended knees.

Gonna swallow my pride, say I'm sorry,
stop pointing fingers, the blame is on me
I want a new life and I want it with you
If you feel the same don't ever let it go.
You gotta believe in the spirit of love
It can heal all things we won't hurt anymore
No, I don't believe our loves terminal.
I'm down on my knees, begging you please come home.


Darlin' I can't explain, where did we lose our way
Girl, it's drivin' me insane and I know
I just need one more chance to prove my love to you
If you come back to me I guarantee that I'll never let you go.
can we go back to the days our love was strong.
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong.
Can somebody tell me how you get things back the way it used to be
Oh God give me the reason, I'm down on bended knees
I'll never walk again until you come back to me I'm down on bended knees.

So many nights I dream of you
Holding my pillow tight
I know I don't need to be alone
When I open up my eyes
To face reality
Every moment without you
seems like eternity
I'm begging yo, begging you, come back to me

Darlin' I can't explain, where did we lose our way
Girl, it's drivin' me insane and I know
I just need one more chance to prove my love to you
If you come back to me I guarantee that I'll never let you go.
can we go back to the days our love was strong.
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong.
Can somebody tell me how you get things back the way it used to be




Oh God give me the reason, I'm down on bended knees
I'll never walk again until you come back to me I'm down on bended knees.

Overall Meaning

In "On Bended Knee," Boyz II Men sings about a relationship that has gone awry and the regret and longing that one feels when a love that was once strong slips away. The singer is longing for his love to come back to him, and he is willing to do whatever it takes to make things right between them. He is on bended knee, apologizing for his mistakes and begging for a second chance. He admits that he doesn't know where they went wrong, but he is willing to swallow his pride and take responsibility for the relationship's downfall. He asks if they can go back to the days when their love was strong, and wonders how a perfect love can go wrong. He knows that they can make it work if they both believe in the "spirit of love" and if they are willing to let go of their hurt and pain. He ends the song by begging his love to come back to him and never let go.


Line by Line Meaning

Darlin' I can't explain, where did we lose our way
I can't seem to find the reason for our downfall, my love


Girl, it's drivin' me insane and I know
It's been consuming my mind and emotions, my love


I just need one more chance to prove my love to you
Please grant me the opportunity to show you how much I love you


If you come back to me I guarantee that I'll never let you go.
If you take me back, I promise I'll never let you go again, my love


can we go back to the days our love was strong.
Can we revisit and rekindle the love we shared in the past, my love?


Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong.
Can you shed light on how our perfect love could have gone wrong, my love?


Can somebody tell me how you get things back the way it used to be
Can anyone advise me on how to restore our past love, my love?


Oh God give me the reason, I'm down on bended knees
Oh God, I seek your guidance and help as I am humbly on my knees


I'll never walk again until you come back to me I'm down on bended knees.
I'll wait here in this position until you return to me, my love


Gonna swallow my pride, say I'm sorry, stop pointing fingers, the blame is on me
I will admit my fault, apologize, and stop blaming you, the fault lies on me


I want a new life and I want it with you If you feel the same don't ever let it go.
I desire a new life, one with you by my side. If you share the same feelings, please don't let go, my love


You gotta believe in the spirit of love It can heal all things we won't hurt anymore
Have faith in the power of love, it can heal all our wounds and pain, my love


No, I don't believe our loves terminal. I'm down on my knees, begging you please come home.
I refuse to accept that our love is hopeless. I plead with you to come back to me, my love


So many nights I dream of you Holding my pillow tight
I spend countless nights dreaming of you and holding onto my pillow tight, my love


I know I don't need to be alone When I open up my eyes To face reality
I realize I don't have to be alone when I wake up and face the truth, my love


Every moment without you seems like eternity I'm begging yo, begging you, come back to me
Each second that passes without you feels like forever. I'm pleading and desperately begging for you to come back to me, my love




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: JAMES HARRIS III, JAMES SAMUEL III HARRIS, TERRY LEWIS

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@moselle8189

Darlin' I, I can't explain
Where did we lose our way?
Girl it's drivin' me insane
And I know I just need one more chance
To prove my love to you
And if you come back to me
I'll guarantee
That I'll never let you go
Can we go back to the days our love was strong?
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong?
Can somebody tell me how to get things back
The way they use to be?
Oh God give me a reason
I'm down on bended knee
I'll never walk again until you come back to me
I'm down on bended knee
So many nights I dream of you
Holding my pillow tight
And I know I don't need to be alone, yeah
When I open up my eyes
To face reality
Every moment without you
It seems like eternity
I'm begging you, begging you come back to me
Can we go back to the days our love was strong?
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong?
Can somebody tell me how to get things back
The way they use to be?
Oh God give me a reason
I'm down on bended knee
I'll never walk again until you come back to me
I'm down on bended knee
Baby, I'm sorry
Please forgive me for all the wrong I've done
Please come back home, girl
I know you put all your trust in me
I'm sorry I let you down
Please forgive me
I'm Gonna swallow my pride
Say I'm sorry
Stop pointing fingers the blame is on me
I want a new life
And I want it with you
If you feel the same
Don't ever let it go
You gotta believe in the spirit of love
It'll heal all things
It won't hurt anymore
No I don't believe our love's terminal
I'm down on my knees begging you please come home
Can we go back to the days our love was strong?
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong?
Can somebody tell me how to get things back
The way they used to be?
Oh God give me a reason
I'm down on bended
Down on bended knee
Can we go back to the days our love was strong?
Can you tell me how a perfect love goes wrong?
Can somebody tell me how to get things back
The way they use to be?
Oh God give me a reason
I'm down on bended knee
I'll never walk again
Till you come back to me
I'm down on bended knees



@51Theories

2023 - this song still hits.

Gonna swallow my pride ,say I’m sorry stop pointing fingers, the blame is on me.

I want a new life, and I want it with you it’ll feel the same don’t ever let it go.

We’ve got to believe in the spirit of love it will heal all things you won’t hurt any more.

I don’t believe that our love’s terminal I’m down on my knees, begging you please come home…



@valentine1459

Can we go back to the days that our love was strong

Can you tell how a perfect love goes wrong

Can somebody tell me how to get things back the way they used to be

Oh God give me the reason
I’m down on blended knees
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All comments from YouTube:

@RosaLopez-bx2cd

2024 and still a hit. No group will ever sound this good. EVER!

@Joshua.Jones15

Facts

@DonnetteWheatley-zd6bf

Totally agree I'm 21 and I'm love with this song

@user-sg2qd3cu2g

I am here! A Ukrainian girl whose late father adored this music in the 90th

@jasminenoir8444

Wanya sons come very close they sound amazing

@grahambarber7586

Yup my mom introduced me to them and definetly no other band like them

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@imrayjb9639

This is a message for future generations, don't let music like this die.

@AdamLove-me

Fr

@Madison_Dances

fr love this

@LeighWiedlich-is5mg

For darn sure! It’s definitely a lost art, unfortunately.

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