15. Tonight

INTRODUCTION:
I finish every original show with this song, because it’s my mom’s favorite. I wouldn’t be anywhere at all, let alone releasing an album of songs I wrote, if it weren’t for my amazing mother and her endless amounts of love and support. Even though we didn't always agree while I was growing up, I wouldn’t trade her for anything. I thought it was fitting to end my very first CD with Tonight, in honor of her.

LYRICS:

Verse 1: It’s like pure evil is taking over me,
I’m doing things I shouldn’t be.
I wanna get in trouble, I wanna pick a fight,
But I’ll be okay, yeah, I’ll be alright.

CHORUS: Wanna be wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Be strong, ‘cause I’m breaking your heart tonight.

Verse 2: Now you know how I work, and this wasn’t the plan,
But you won’t let it go, so I will do it again.
If you’re looking for love, you’ll find it with me,
But after you’ve fallen, you know I’ll just leave.

Verse 3: It’s a habit I cannot break,
So you should probably stay away.
Broken heart, you’re starting to fall,
And I can’t help it, gonna take it all.

CHORUS: Wanna be wrong, I don’t want to be right.  
Be strong, ‘cause I’m breaking your heart tonight.

Bridge: And I, I can’t do this, I can’t help myself.
You open your heart and I’ll put you through hell.
I’m just not the kind of person, you want in your life.
All I’ll do is break your heart… Tonight.

CHORUS: Wanna be wrong, I don’t want to be right.  
Be strong, ‘cause I’m breaking your heart tonight. Tonight. Tonight.

LYRIC ANALYSIS:

It’s like pure evil is taking over me,
I’m doing things I shouldn’t be. 
I wanna get in trouble, I wanna pick a fight, 
But I’ll be okay, yeah, I’ll be alright. - I'm a bit of a trouble maker, but I always make it out alive. Past relationships usually don't, though.

Wanna be wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Be strong, ‘cause I’m breaking your heart tonight.

Now you know how I work, and this wasn’t the plan, - I warned my boyfriend at the time that I struggle with relationships...
But you won’t let it go, so I will do it again. - ... but we were reckless kids, and he insisted.
If you’re looking for love, you’ll find it with me, 
But after you’ve fallen, you know I’ll just leave. 

It’s a habit I cannot break, 
So you should probably stay away. - Again, I tried to warn him but...
Broken heart, you’re starting to fall, 
And I can’t help it, gonna take it all. - ... it wasn't meant to be.

Wanna be wrong, I don’t want to be right.   
Be strong, ‘cause I’m breaking your heart tonight. 

And I, I can’t do this, I can’t help myself. - I wanted the bridge to show my softer side, that I DO feel remorse for being a heartbreaker, and I love that the music matches that feeling.
You open your heart and I’ll put you through hell. 
I’m just not the kind of person, you want in your life. 
All I’ll do is break your heart… Tonight. 

 Wanna be wrong, I don’t want to be right.   
Be strong, ‘cause I’m breaking your heart tonight. Tonight. Tonight.

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