Perfect Ruin

Album: Love + War (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • Kwabs questions a crumbling relationship on this melancholy ballad:

    How long can lovers stand
    To prove they were right?
    Why did I fold my hand?
    Why choose another fight?
    How long would we have gone
    To know we shouldn't stay?
    I saw you walk the wire
    I watched you burn away


    Coldplay drummer Will Champion, was apparently moved when he first heard the track tweeting that it brought him "to a complete standstill."
  • The song's music video was filmed in the Swedish Lapland town of Luleå.

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