Happiest Year
Jaymes Young Lyrics


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I'm really on the ropes this time
I've been fighting all my life for you
I never should have said goodbye
But maybe that's what stupid people do

'Cause you gave me peace
And I wasted it
I'm here to admit
That you were my medicine
Oh, I couldn't quit
And I'm down on my knees again
Asking
For nothing

Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Thank you for the happiest year of my life, ooh

Ooh, ooh, ooh

Don't think I could forgive myself
I'm sorry for the ways that I used you
And I could care less right now
But you know, you hurt me pretty good too

Yeah, we made each other bleed
And we tasted it
I'm here to admit
That you were my medicine
Oh, love, I couldn't quit
And I'm down on my knees again

Thank you for the happiest year of my life, oh
Thank you for the happiest year of my life, ooh

So wake me up when they build that time machine
I want to go back
Wake me up when you were sleeping next to me
'Cause I really loved you, ooh

Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Thank you for the happiest year of my life ohh
Thank you for the happiest year of my life, yeah




Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Thank you for the happiest year of my life

Overall Meaning

The song "Happiest Year" by Jaymes Young is about a bittersweet breakup. The singer expresses his remorse for saying goodbye to his lover and acknowledges that they both hurt each other, but ultimately thanks them for the happiest year of his life. He admits that the person was his medicine, and he couldn't quit them. The line "I'm here to admit/that you were my medicine" is particularly poignant, as it suggests that the singer sees their relationship as a healing force, something that they desperately needed in their life.


The singer also reveals that they are willing to ask for forgiveness and are down on their knees in repentance. The song's chorus exudes gratitude for the past year spent with their lover, hinting that the memories will stay with them forever, regardless of their final outcome. The bridge of the song is particularly emotional, with the singer asking to be awakened when a "time machine" is built so they can go back in time to be with their lover. It's a powerful admission of regret and longing.


Overall, "Happiest Year" is a poetic expression of a relationship that ended in heartbreak. The lyrics reflect the complexity of romantic relationships and how they can bring joy but also pain. It's a beautiful and honest song that will resonate with anyone who has experienced a devastating breakup.


Line by Line Meaning

I'm really on the ropes this time
I am in a difficult situation right now


I've been fighting all my life for you
I have been struggling for a long time to make our relationship work


I never should have said goodbye
I regret breaking up with you


But maybe that's what stupid people do
I recognize that my decision to end things might have been foolish


'Cause you gave me peace
You brought tranquility into my life


And I wasted it
But I didn't appreciate it and let it slip away


I'm here to admit
I am ready to confess


That you were my medicine
You were the cure to my problems


Oh, I couldn't quit
I couldn't let you go


And I'm down on my knees again
I am pleading for a second chance


Asking for nothing
I don't expect anything from you, but just want to express my gratitude


Thank you for the happiest year of my life
I want to acknowledge that you were the source of my happiness for one year


Don't think I could forgive myself
I am struggling to come to terms with my own mistakes


I'm sorry for the ways that I used you
I apologize for any harm I caused you


And I could care less right now
I don't care about anything else at the moment


But you know, you hurt me pretty good too
I also want you to know that I was hurt by our separation


Yeah, we made each other bleed
Our relationship caused emotional pain for both of us


And we tasted it
We experienced the bitter consequences of our actions


So wake me up when they build that time machine
I wish I could go back in time and fix my mistakes


I want to go back
I long to undo what I did wrong


Wake me up when you were sleeping next to me
I miss the intimate moments we shared


'Cause I really loved you
I want you to know that I truly cared for you




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Jaymes Young

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@superiorhart

[Verse 1]
I'm really on the ropes this time
I've been fighting all my life for you
I never should've said goodbye
But maybe that's what stupid people do

[Pre-Chorus]
'Cause you gave me peace
And I wasted it
I'm here to admit
That you were my medicine
Oh, I couldn't quit
And I'm down on my knees again
Asking for nothing

[Chorus]
Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Thank you for the happiest year of my life, ooh
Ooh, ooh, ooh

[Verse 2]
Don't think I could forgive myself
I'm sorry for the ways that I used you
And I could care less right now
But you know, you hurt me pretty good too


[Pre-Chorus]
Yeah, we made each other bleed
And we tasted it
I'm here to admit
That you were my medicine
Oh, love, I couldn't quit
And I'm down on my knees again

[Chorus]
Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Oh, thank you for the happiest year of my life, ooh

[Verse 3]
So wake me up when they build that time machine
I want to go back
Wake me up when you were sleeping next to me
'Cause I really loved you, ooh

[Chorus]
Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Thank you for the happiest year of my life ooh
Thank you for the happiest year of my life, yeah
Thank you for the happiest year of my life
Thank you for the happiest year of my life



All comments from YouTube:

@turtlebutt2820

“The worst part of loving someone is when you have to lose them.”

— ‘Elena Gilbert’

@summer5697

u dont even know i love so many ppl to death but I keep losing them or they hurt me mentally so I just stopped and gave up and now i love nobody even me. I am way more then a toy pls can someone understand that?

@sophiehattabaugh1174

@@summer5697 I get you Nd I’m here for you I love you!! 🥺❤️

@liperfan2553

Yep

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@andygonzo2666

@@summer5697 same 😢🥺

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it does both

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