You Could Be Happy

Album: Eyes Open (2006)
  • You could be happy and I won't know
    But you weren't happy the day I watched you go

    And all the things that I wished I had not said
    Are played in loops till it's madness in my head

    Is it too late to remind you how we were?
    But not our last days of silence, screaming, blur

    Most of what I remember makes me sure
    I should have stopped you from walking out the door

    You could be happy, I hope you are
    You made me happier than I'd been by far

    Somehow everything I own smells of you
    And for the tiniest moment it's all not true

    Do the things that you always wanted to
    Without me there to hold you back; don't think, just do

    More than anything I want to see you, girl
    Take a glorious bite out of the whole world Writer/s: NATHAN CONNOLLY, GARY LIGHTBODY, JONNY QUINN, TOM SIMPSON, PAUL WILSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Nathan Ritz from Paoli, InThis song reminds of i dont love you by my chemical romance
  • Jenny from Lagrange, IlThis is really a beautiful song, and very easy to relate to. As stated before, it's the feeling that comes after letting someone go that you were once very close to. There are those relationships where the other person becomes another part of you, and your lives begin to intertwine. Once it's over, it's hard to not have them in your life anymore; to not be a part of the happy moments, or be there for them at the worst. There are always regrets after a relationship ends, but I think this song really gets the message across.
  • Leanne from Dublin, Irelandi love this song!!!its amazing!! i think its just about regretting letting a loved one go and that they let them go without actually knowing what they wanted."do the things you always wanted to do without me there to hold you back" i think he is trying to say that he wants her to live the life she wants and have the best life because sadly its not with him and its sad because he wishes it was with her...
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