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Breakdown
Recorded late 2012 and released as single (April 18, 2014) and as the 3rd track on Art Official Age album (September 26, 2014). Written by Prince.

 
Listen 2 me closely as the story unfolds
This could b the saddest story ever been told
I used 2 want the house with the biggest pool
Reminiscing now, I just feel like a fool

U keep breaking me down, down, down
Keep breaking me down, down, down
Keep breaking me down, down, down
U keep breaking me down, down, down

I used 2 throw the party every New Year's Eve
1st 1 intoxicated, last 1 2 leave
Waking up n places that U would never believe
Give me back the time, U can keep the memories

U keep breaking me down, down, down
U keep breaking me down, down, down
Oh, U keep breaking me down, down, down
U keep breaking me down, down, down

Every book I've read said that I would meet somebody like U (Somebody)
Whenever I was sorry, so sorry 4 the things I used 2 do, oh
A journal full of numbers that I used 2 go thru
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 all behind me now, all because of U

U keep breaking me down, down, down
U keep breaking me, U keep breaking me down! (Down, down, down)
I don't wanna, wanna, wanna go!
No no no no! Oh-ooh! (Keep breaking me down, down, down)
Don't wanna go down... (Keep breaking me down, down, down)

Baby, baby (Down, down, down)
See, there's a door that U can walk thru where there used 2 b a wall
I don't care, it's cool as long as U catch me, baby (Down, down, down)
(Catch me when I fall) If there's ever a fall
(Down, down, down) The closer 2 the breakdown
The closer we get... (Down, down, down)
2 the breakdown


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