Bon Jovi - If That's What It Takes Lyrics




I played the part of a broken heart upon a show
I played that part so lonely and so well
Thought that love belonged to someone else, not me and you
Yeah, I know that you've been shattered
You been bruised
We both know what it feels like when you lose
But I'd bet my life on a roll of the dice for you

If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
Tonite's the night, I'm gonna prove it to you
Do I have to break down, baby just to break through
If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
If that's what it takes...

I bet you counted all the tears I bet you've cried
I bet you swore you'd never let love back inside
'Cause it hurt youway too bad to say good-bye
Now, there'll be times when I might put us to the test
And it's hard for broken hearts to just forget
But I'm driving blind, I'll lay it all on the line for you

If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
Tonite's the night, I'm gonna prove it to you
Do I have to break down, baby just to break through
If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
If that's what it takes...

So, when you feel like jumping
Just when your heart starts pumping
When you're stading out on that ledge-staring over the edge
I'll be there to talk to you down
I'll be there before you hit the ground

If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
Tonite's the night, I'm gonna prove it to you
Do I have to break down, baby just to break through
If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
If that's what it takes...

If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
If we take the time to do it right, I know we'll put through
If it took all my life, I'd prove it to you
If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
If that's what it takes...





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Bon Jovi If That's What It Takes Comments
  1. Alan LHHL

    What a song.... Oh lord!

  2. Dot Fern

    Love... Love.... this song...! Such a beautiful & meaningful lyrical, song...! 💘❤

  3. Eli Almeida

    Saudade eterna dessa ERA do bon jovi aonde eles faziam musicas sem ser aquela coisa de comercial!

  4. deon pedro

    Love this song - If That's What It Takes

  5. Carlos The Villan

    Still listening to this in almost 2020

  6. ซุ้มไก่From the Feel เชียงยืนconvey

    I will risk everything I will fight I will bleesd
    I will Iay down my life if that that's wtat you need

  7. ซุ้มไก่From the Feel เชียงยืนconvey

    when your smile like the sun that shines through the pain
    That's why I'll be there

  8. Monalisa Hughes

    Yes i love the band. Awesome hugs

  9. Így Aztán

    My first love song....

  10. Heick de

    I played the part of a broken heart upon a shelf
    I played that part so lonely and so well
    Thought that love belonged to someone else not me and you
    Yeah, I know that you've been shattered , you been bruised
    We both know what it feels like when you lose
    But I'd bet my life on the roll of the dice for you

    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    Tonight's the night, I'm gonna prove it to you
    Do I have to break down, baby just to break through
    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    If that's what it takes

    I bet you counted all the tears I bet you've cried
    I bet you swore you'd never let love back inside
    'Cause it hurt you way too bad to say good-bye
    Now, there'll be times when I might put us to the test
    And it's hard for broken hearts to just forget
    But I'm driving blind, I'll lay it all on the line for you

    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    Tonite 's the night, I'm gonna prove it to you
    Do I have to break down, baby just to break through
    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    If that's what it takes

    So, when you feel like jumping,
    Just when your heart starts pumping
    When you're standing out on that ledge-staring over the edge
    I'll be there to talk you down, I'll be there before you hit the ground

    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    Tonight's the night, I'm gonna prove it to you
    Do I have to break down, baby just to break through
    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    If that's what it takes

    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do
    If we take the time to do it right, I know we'll pull through
    If it took all my life, I'd prove it to you
    If that's what it takes, that's what I'd do

  11. Otávio Sabadini

    Último grande álbum da banda.

  12. Alan Lawra

    what a fucking song... omg

  13. Monalisa Hughes

    Im not gay dont like females or ex wives. You should know that right. Since 1984

  14. Zaraki Kenpachi

    These Days, melhor álbum com as melhores canções!

  15. Alvaro Gomes

    Saudades marcou muito a minha infância bon Jovi tamo junto

  16. valeria griecco

    Lejos para mi el mejor disco de la banda me encanta!!!

  17. Book Review G Funk

    This album meant a lot to me when I was in college.

  18. Patty Kirsche

    Essa música é maravilhosa. Uma das melhores do álbum.

  19. Eli Almeida

    Que saudade .....eu tinha 14 anos!

  20. Capitão MacGaren

    Esse som e muito foda

  21. Leandro braga fiuza

    Thanks allright !!!Bon jovi's spetacle !!!

  22. Agostinho Alcino Gabriel Gabriel

    Tem outra banda que ficou tanto tempo em evidência ,e com hits de sussesso ,quando acabar pelo tempo ,continuará com outros ,pois o sussesso é maior que tempo ,bom Jovi ,cadê o filme da banda ??????????

  23. cleito vogado

    tinha que fazer um clip dessa musica,quem apoia

  24. Dr Yx

    Magnum opus!

  25. Book Review G Funk

    My mom was one of millions of white women in the Americas and Europe who stared at Bon Jovi's ass in a pair of jeans and went to Heaven. I grew up in the shadow of him. I even grew my hair long in 5th grade to be like him. I looked like a chubby girl. It looked ridiculous. But that didn't mean that I didn't catch the bug. Slippery When Wet and New Jersey moved me. But actually I agree with Eduardo bsn that this is a great album. I was in college nursing a broken heart when this music pulsed through me. After this, they became macho white guy rock, which didn't really work for me. But Tico is probably my favorite rock drummer and this album has so many great songs. It lacks pretension.

  26. Cristian Castañares

    Las partes introductoras me recuerdan a "I should have known better" de Jim Diamond

  27. Roberto adreas junior

    30/12/18 Alguem?

  28. Nelson Ferraz

    musica que marcou minha adolescência , aquele momento de incertezas , paixões , amizades q ficaram , algumas que já não existem mais , enfim marcou uma época e um momento da minha vida , não só essa mais outras do JON também , só posso dizer obrigado ...Brazil 24/12/2018 14:00 hrs ...music that marked my adolescence, that moment of uncertainties, passions, friendships that remained, some that no longer exist, finally marked a time and a moment of my life, not only this and other JON too, I can only say thank you ..

  29. Gio Gionist

    Another bon jovi song with much Italian charm 😏

  30. daisy lyn villareal

    i really love this song

    chipotle enmascarado

    daisy lyn villareal. Simon my daisy

  31. Marie Bowling

    Ritchie, Slash, and Joe Perry.... Guitar GODS!!!!!!!!

  32. Mi Cuenta

    Sambora at his best!

  33. Juliano Batista

    minha banda favorita
    álbum favorito essa obra prima chamada these days
    essa é uma das melhores canções
    bon jovi me dá uma nostalgia sem igual
    ❤🎶❤🎶❤🎶

  34. Armando José Saborío González

    Someone told me about this album is VEIN CUTTER. It was a guitar player.

  35. gustavo algusto do nascimento

    Minha banda favorita excelente álbum ótima música perfeita saudades desse tempo que não volta mais saudades

  36. Azlan Soemardi

    i love this song..jon bon jovi is a legend

  37. Wellington Mujah

    Girlfren recalled..

  38. basilio eduardo ponce quintana

    Recuerdos de preparatoria..

  39. Liliana Green Borcegos

    On of my underrated BJ fav songs...
    Thans also for its excellent sound

    ana correa

    Liliana Borcegos 73 Mine too!

  40. Rogério Tofanelli

    I really love this song!!!!!

  41. Razmal Djamal

    Great Album .. deep lyrics, great music ... this is my first rock album, and still remeber all the lyrics

    sahabat inspirasi

    Me too. I remember bought this album when I was in junior high school...

  42. Ann Neeza

    If that's what it takes, that's what I'll do. 😍

  43. Adrian Moreyra

    Lo bueno de haberme aprendido la letra hace 20 años es que ahora puedo cantar todo el disco mientras manejo a casa...

    juanjo albertez

    Yo soy igual. Me aprendo cuantas letras puedo. No solamente de Bon Jovi, sino de cualquier otra canción que me guste. Ya perdí la cuenta de cuantas letras tengo en el mate. El cerebro humano, el mejor disco rígido de la historia.

    Heladio Gomezluna

    Es lo mejor!!

  44. Layne AIC

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018

  45. Ana Ferraz

    How I love this song!!

  46. Eduardo bsn

    The last GREAT album of Bon Jovi. Jon with his top voice here. Singing with heart and throat(not the nose). After 96 he lost a little of it , his voice wasn't the same ( In Crush he sings very good yet, not that much in Bounce and the other albuns after that) These Days is great in every sense.

    Tippatai Huajai

    1990 bon jovi is rock 'n roll band an american cowboy style ,after 2000 they become a new bon jovi style

    subscribe for nothing

    people actually shouldn't sing with throat...... lol

    Eduardo bsn

    @Михаил Алекперов I agree! The best time of his voice was between 1990 to 1995 ( Young Guns to These Days) .

    Izham Shaari

    @subscribe for nothing yeah, I sing with my mouth

    PabloSantaFe87

    Jon was on top of his voice in 93

  47. Felipe Selis

    The best album for me

    Ana Lucia Candido

    Felipe Selis

  48. Dead_Dreamer_1980

    This is one ''real bon jovi song'' in an album that they started to change.....

    Михаил Алекперов

    but why? damned is "true bon jovi song" too, its pure rocknroll)

    Zhelyazko Petkov

    They had to change. Hey simply had to adapt and move along with the new trends of the music industry. The long hair rock of the 80s wasn't popular anymore when the grunge came along. And in my opinion, they adapted greatly. Keep The Faith and especially These Days are two of their best albums and favourites of mine

  49. Yara Jamal

    Amo essa música! Veio na minha cabeça hoje e fazia anos que não ouvia

    Atila Santos

    E colou como chiclete

    Alessandro Souza

    Kk idem, pensando nela o dia todo e agora deitado, não existe melhor do que esse momento haa

  50. Caro Garcia

    Bellos recuerdos!! Amo este albun😢😢😢

  51. Nelson Joaquin

    U2??? jajajajaja

    Gio Gionist

    Yeah but maybe not in this song,probably ,,the hey, hey, hey, hey" part in something to believe in

  52. paulino zidane

    melhor banda de rock de todos os tempos.

  53. Lena Asensio

    Te amo my vampire!!! Gracias por estar siempre!!!

    Erixo Alexandros

    ...if that's what it takes!?

  54. Pedro Rosvill

    The last EXCELLENT and original album that I really love... and kind of nostalgic and deppresing...

    Forrest Presley

    Burning Bridges is amazing check it out if you love old Bon Jovi like I do.

    chipotle enmascarado

    Pedro Rosvill. Simon

  55. Garrao Guima

    One of the most beautiful !!!

  56. Olivia Senis

    I LOVE ANY BON Jovi album but for me these day album is the best among others

    rakistang pinoy

    +Olivia Senis
    These Days is my 2nd fav album. Keep the Faith is my all time fav BJ album.

    Linda Ribal

    cet album est vraiment particulier pour moi... j'adore toutes les chansons de bon jovi, mais chaque semaine je ne me sens bien que lorsque j'ai écouté These days ou hard to letting you go ou encore something to believe in...

    John Allen

    I like new jersey crossroad one wild night and slippery when wet

    OracleOfCourage

    New Jersey is my personal favorite hands down

    Paula Payne

    Crush is my all time favorite. Each member got a chance to shine in my opinion.

  57. Ninja Drummer

    These days is a split album. Looking at the world and what a mess it is.... 'Hey God' 'My Guitar lies bleeding in my arms' 'Something for the pain' and Then songs about heartbreak and having to move on 'It's hard letting you go' 'Hearts breaking even'

  58. spepper

    After Layla, this is the best break-up album ever!

  59. MsPrimfield

    OMG!!!! ...I think.. no, I'm 100% sure that I love this album!!

  60. 1100HondaCB

    Tin chloride.

  61. ElgenPueblo

    Give me a Hell Yeah If that's what it takes <3

  62. dacheta

    @VITORPIMENT there is just two :) keep the faith and td :)

  63. cathy siwakowska

    love all of this album

  64. bleh buah

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH!!!

  65. Vítor Pimentel de Oliveira Vítor

    the best album of 90's bon jovi

  66. tekla muny

    love it sooooooooo much!!!