Somewhere Only We Know

Album: Hopes and Fears (2004)
Charted: 3 50
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  • I walked across an empty land
    I knew the pathway like the back of my hand
    I felt the earth beneath my feet
    Sat by the river, and it made me complete

    Oh, simple thing, where have you gone?
    I'm getting old, and I need something to rely on
    So tell me when you're gonna let me in
    I'm getting tired, and I need somewhere to begin

    I came across a fallen tree
    I felt the branches of it looking at me
    Is this the place we used to love?
    Is this the place that I've been dreaming of?

    Oh, simple thing, where have you gone?
    I'm getting old, and I need something to rely on
    So tell me when you're gonna let me in
    I'm getting tired, and I need somewhere to begin

    And if you have a minute, why don't we go
    Talk about it somewhere only we know?
    This could be the end of everything
    So why don't we go
    Somewhere only we know?
    Somewhere only we know

    Oh, simple thing, where have you gone?
    I'm getting old, and I need something to rely on
    So tell me when you're gonna let me in
    I'm getting tired, and I need somewhere to begin

    And if you have a minute, why don't we go
    Talk about it somewhere only we know?
    This could be the end of everything
    So why don't we go?
    So why don't we go?

    Ahh
    Ohh

    This could be the end of everything
    So why don't we go
    Somewhere only we know?
    Somewhere only we know
    Somewhere only we know Writer/s: Richard David Hughes, Timothy James Rice-Oxley, Tom Chaplin
    Publisher: Unison Rights S.L., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Alun Richards from Swansea,south WalesJust love somewhere only we know, but would like to know exactly what other instruments, other than the piano,,are used in the track.I have just learned the chords and would enjoy putting all the instruments down on my DAW.
  • Karl from Ingatestone, United KingdomI understand why Paris Hilton did the Keane episode of SNL. Anyway, enough about her, Hopes And Fears is up there with The Unauthorized Biography Of Reindhold Messner and Siamese Dream.
  • Steven from Chicago, IlI heard this song when they performed on SNL with Paris Hilton hosting. I f--kING LOVE THIS SONG.
  • Tessa from Washingtonville, PaListening...... no singing yet. Ok here we go.....
    I'm liking it... very nice.
  • Tiffany from Little Rock, ArThis is my first Keane song and I love it. It makes me cry if I listen to it in the right mood, because it's so sweet and personal.
  • Dylan from Denver, CoI have heard Tim say that it's not about anyone in particular. 'Somewhere Only We Know' can mean any place that is special to you, anywhere you can escape to, but it doesn't have to be a physical place: it can something like a memory, or just the smell of the sea. It's much more ambiguous in that sense.
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