Long Live

Album: Speak Now (2010)
Charted: 85
  • I said remember this moment
    In the back of my mind
    The time we stood with our shaking hands
    The crowds in stands went wild
    We were the kings and the queens
    And they read off our names
    The night you danced like you knew our lives
    Would never be the same
    You held your head like a hero
    On a history book page
    It was the end of a decade
    But the start of an age

    Long live the walls we crashed through
    All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you
    I was screaming, "long live all the magic we made"
    And bring on all the pretenders
    One day we will be remembered

    I said remember this feeling
    I passed the pictures around
    Of all the years that we stood there on the sidelines
    Wishing for right now
    We are the kings and the queens
    You traded your baseball cap for a crown
    When they gave us our trophies
    And we held them up for our town
    And the cynics were outraged
    Screaming, "this is absurd"
    'Cause for a moment a band of thieves in ripped up jeans got to rule the world

    Long live the walls we crashed through
    All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you
    I was screaming, "long live all the magic we made"
    And bring on all the pretenders
    I'm not afraid

    Long live all the mountains we moved
    I had the time of my life
    Fighting dragons with you
    I was screaming, "long live the look on your face"
    And bring on all the pretenders
    One day we will be remembered

    Hold on to spinning around
    Confetti falls to the ground
    May these memories break our fall

    Can you take a moment
    Promise me this:
    That you'll stand by me forever
    But if God forbid fate should step in
    And force us into a goodbye
    If you have children someday
    When they point to the pictures
    Please tell them my name
    Tell them how the crowds went wild
    Tell them how I hope they shine

    Long live the walls we crashed through
    I had the time of my life with you

    Long, long live the walls we crashed through
    All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you
    And I was screaming, "long live all the magic we made"
    And bring on all the pretenders
    I'm not afraid

    Singing long live all the mountains we moved
    I had the time of my life
    Fighting dragons with you
    And long, long live the look on your face
    And bring on all the pretenders
    One day, we will be remembered Writer/s: TAYLOR SWIFT
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Megan from Moncton, New BrunswickFor me I interpret this song as a great song for my GRAD Class because for 3 1/2 years we were @ the old Moncton High School which looks like a castle and we are the Purple Knights which represents the whole Kingdom part of the song. Also as knights we faught but our dragons were all the difficult school work and our rival school The Harrison Tremble Trojans during football season. This part of the song:

    "Hold on to spinning around
    Confetti falls to the ground
    May these memories break our fall

    Can you take a moment
    Promise me this:
    That you'll stand by me forever
    But if God forbid fate should step in
    And force us into a goodbye
    If you have children someday
    When they point to the pictures
    Please tell them my name
    Tell them how the crowds went wild
    Tell them how I hope they shine"

    This is pretty much graduation. We will all leave and go on separate paths but we will all have these memories and a yearbook that we will show/ tell our children and grandchildren.
  • Fabio from New Orleans, LaThis is such an amazing song! And so inspirational. Long live Taylor Swift!
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