Maps - Maroon 5




The Experience: I was there for you in your darkest night... but you abandoned me when I was down. The only people who can truly hurt you are the ones you care about, the ones you love. What do you do when they turn their back on you?

Music Video: Maps is a sad song... but it's an absolutely brutal music video. Because although the lyrics place Adam Levine's character as lonely and sad, the music video underlines the fact that he's also guilty - on that road I took a fall. There are mistakes that you will never get the chance to make right.

Meaning of Maps: Maroon 5 takes a very blunt look at the pain of betrayal: I was there for you, in your darkest nights. But I wonder where were you when I was at my worst, down on my knees? Maroon 5 isn't afraid to look that pain in the eyes - I miss taste of the sweet life. I miss the conversation. Oh baby why did you run away? - but they also know that true love doesn't give up that easy. It forgives, and it fights to reconquer the heart it still loves - So I’m following the map that leads to you. The map that leads to you. However, the music video clarifies one key fact: there is no makp that leads to you. The singer will never get the chance to make good his only mistake. His love is dead.

Ask Yourself: When a friend hurts you, is that the end of the line? Can true love forgive? And when you're the one who's committed an unforgivable mistake... is there redemption?


LYRICS:

I miss taste of the sweet life
I miss the conversation
I’m searching for a song tonight
I’m changing all of the stations
I like to think that we had it all
We drew a map to a better place
But on that road I took a fall
Oh baby why did you run away?

I was there for you
In your darkest times
I was there for you
In your darkest nights

But I wonder where were you
When I was at my worst
Down on my knees
And you said to hide my back
So I wonder where were you
All the roads you took came back to me
So I’m following the map that leads to you
The map that leads to you
Ain't nothing I can do
The map that leads to you
Following, following, following to you
The map that leads to you
Ain't nothing I can do
The map that leads to you
Following, following, following

I hear your voice in my sleep at night
Hard to resist temptation
Cause all these strangers come over me
Now I can’t get over you
No I just can’t get over you

I was there for you
In your darkest times
I was there for you
In your darkest nights

But I wonder where were you
When I was at my worst
Down on my knees
And you said to hide my back
So I wonder where were you
All the roads you took came back to me
So I’m following the map that leads to you
The map that leads to you
Ain't nothing I can do
The map that leads to you
Following, following, following to you
The map that leads to you
Ain't nothing I can do
The map that leads to you

Oh oh oh
Yeah yeah
Oh oh
Oh oh

Oh I was there for you
Oh in you darkest times
Oh I was there for you
Oh in your darkest nights

Oh I was there for you
Oh in you darkest times
Oh I was there for you
Oh in your darkest nights

But I wonder where were you
When I was at my worst
Down on my knees
And you said to hide my back
So I wonder where were you
All the roads you took came back to me
So I’m following the map that leads to you
The map that leads to you
Ain't nothing I can do
The map that leads to you
Following, following, following to you
The map that leads to you
Ain't nothing I can do
The map that leads to you
Following, following, following

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