Open Your Eyes

Album: Open Eyes (2006)
Charted: 26
  • All this feels strange and untrue
    And I won't waste a minute without you
    My bones ache, my skin feels cold
    And I'm getting so tired and so old

    The anger swells in my guts
    And I won't feel these slices and cuts
    I want so much to open your eyes
    'Cause I need you to look into mine

    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes

    Get up, get out, get away from these liars
    'Cause they don't get your soul or your fire
    Take my hand, knot your fingers through mine
    And we'll walk from this dark room for the last time

    Every minute from this minute now
    We can do what we like anywhere
    I want so much to open your eyes
    'Cause I need you to look into mine

    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes

    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes
    Tell me that you'll open your eyes

    All this feels strange and untrue
    And I won't waste a minute without you Writer/s: Gary Lightbody, Jonathan Graham Quinn, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Tom Simpson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Fariha from Dhaka, BangladeshThis song is about two lovers who've grown apart. He says: "And it's beginning to get to me/That I know more of the stars and sea/Than I do of what's in your head" - meaning, he knows more about the rest of the world than her feelings or thoughts.

    "We need to feel breathless with love/And not collapse under its weight" - refers to his desire to feel overwhelmed with love again rather than this relationship feeling like a burden to both of them.

    What I particularly like about this song is the mature portrayal of people drifting apart. This isn't your typical love song where people get suicidal with unbearable anguish. Rather, it paints more of a realistic picture.
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