Hurt Lyrics – OneRepublic

English 217 July 4, 2024
The lyrics of "Hurt" by OneRepublic, featuring Ryan Tedder, explores the complexities of romantic relationships, particularly the effort and emotional vulnerability required to attain true love. The lyrics depict a conversation between two individuals where the woman sets clear expectations that love and trust are not easily given and must be earned through dedication and sometimes emotional pain. The man acknowledges her worth and is willing to put in the work, despite the potential complications and challenges. The recurring theme is the notion that love is valuable and requires significant effort and sometimes sacrifice, highlighting the interplay between emotional labor and the rewards of a deep, meaningful connection. ...Read More

Hurt Song Lyrics

[Intro: Ryan Tedder]
She said, "If you want my heart, then, babe
You're gonna have to work for it"
(Work for it, work for it, work for it)

[Verse 1: Ryan Tedder]
I said, You're just my type
You're a lover, you're a fighter, you're a conversation
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, woo, uh)
She said, It crossed my mind
But in a minute, I can tell that there'll be complications
Ye-ye-Yeah!
But thoughts like these don't die easy

[Chorus: Ryan Tedder]
So If you want my heart, then babe
You're gonna have to work for it
(Work for it, work for it, work for it)
Oh, gonna make you work
And If you want my love, then babe
I'm gonna make you hurt for it
(Hurt for it, hurt for it, hurt for it)
Oh, gonna make you hurt

[Post-Chorus: Ryan Tedder]
Oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh

[Verse 2: Ryan Tedder]
She said, I'm just your type
You're a Friday, I'm a Monday with a reservation
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, woo, uh)
I said, "Then cut your ties
Send 'em packing on a long vacation
Yeah, she said
Thoughts like these don't make money

[Chorus: Ryan Tedder]
So if you want my heart, then babe
You're gonna have to work for it
(Work for it, work for it, work for it)
Oh, gonna make you work
If you want my love, then babe
I'm gonna make you hurt for it
(Hurt for it, hurt for it, hurt for it)
Oh, gonna make you hurt

[Post-Chorus: Ryan Tedder]
Oh-oh-oh
I'll make you hurt, I'll make you hurt, make you
Oh-oh-oh
I'll make you hurt, I'll make you hurt (Woo)
Oh-oh-oh
I'll make you hurt, I'll make you hurt, make you
Oh-oh-oh
I'll make you hurt, I'll make you hurt

[Chorus: Ryan Tedder]
If you want my heart, then babe
You're gonna have to work for it
(Work for it, work for it, work for it)
Oh, gonna make you work
If you want my love, then babe
I'm gonna make you hurt for it
(Hurt for it, hurt for it, hurt for it)
Oh, gonna make you hurt

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Last Update: July 5, 2024

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Who is the singer of "Hurt" song?

"Hurt" song is sung by OneRepublic.

Who is the lyrics writer of "Hurt" song?

"Hurt" song lyrics written by Ryan Tedder.

Who is the music producer of "Hurt" song?

"Hurt" song music composed & produced by Ryan Tedder & Tyler Spry.

When was "Hurt" song released?

"Hurt" song was released on July 4, 2024.