Castle on the Hill

Album: ÷ (2017)
Charted: 2 6
  • When I was six years old I broke my leg
    I was running from my brother and his friends
    And tasted the sweet perfume of the mountain grass I rolled down
    I was younger then, take me back to when I

    Found my heart and broke it here
    Made friends and lost them through the years
    And I've not seen the roaring fields in so long, I know I've grown
    But I can't wait to go home

    I'm on my way
    Driving at ninety down those country lanes
    Singing to "Tiny Dancer"
    And I miss the way you make me feel, and it's real
    We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill

    Fifteen years old and smoking hand-rolled cigarettes
    Running from the law through the backfields and getting drunk with my friends
    Had my first kiss on a Friday night, I don't reckon that I did it right
    But I was younger then, take me back to when

    We found weekend jobs, when we got paid
    We'd buy cheap spirits and drink them straight
    Me and my friends have not thrown up in so long, oh how we've grown
    But I can't wait to go home

    I'm on my way
    Driving at ninety down those country lanes
    Singing to "Tiny Dancer"
    And I miss the way you make me feel, and it's real
    We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill
    Over the castle on the hill
    Over the castle on the hill

    One friend left to sell clothes
    One works down by the coast
    One had two kids but lives alone
    One's brother overdosed
    One's already on his second wife
    One's just barely getting by
    But these people raised me and I can't wait to go home

    And I'm on my way, I still remember
    This old country lanes
    When we did not know the answers
    And I miss the way you make me feel, it's real
    We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill
    Over the castle on the hill
    Over the castle on the hillWriter/s: Benjamin Joseph Levin, Edward Christopher Sheeran
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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