"Green Eyes" as written by Guy Rupert Berryman, Jonathan Mark Buckland, William Champion and Christopher Anthony John Martin....
Honey you are a rock
Upon which I stand
And I come here to talk
I hope you understand

That green eyes
Yeah the spotlight, shines upon you
And how could anybody deny you

I came here with a load
And it feels so much lighter
Now I met you
And honey you should know
That I could never go on without you
Green eyes

Honey you are the sea
Upon which I float
And I came here to talk
I think you should know

That green eyes
You're the one that I wanted to find
And anyone who tried to deny you
Must be out of their mind

Because I came here with a load
And it feels so much lighter
Since I met you
And honey you should know
That I could never go on without you

Green eyes
Green eyes
Oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh

Honey you are the rock
Upon which I stand


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"Green Eyes" as written by Guy Rupert Berryman Christopher Anthony John Martin

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  • +7
    General CommentDon't quote me on this...but I'm pretty positive that the song was written about Natalie Imbruglia because Chris Martin had been dating her prior to Gwenyth when he was writing the song. And that he no longer plays this song in concert. Gwenyth has blue eyes.
    skylar8818on May 18, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentActually, he wrote this song about his cat.
    JUNXOon April 13, 2003   Link
  • +3
    General Commenthes basically saying:

    i love everything about you and your perfect to me.
    little_miss_failureon January 10, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI love this song. I love it when it stops being just a guitar, and the drums and bass come in. Very well done live, too. Coldplay is amazing.

    "I came here with a load,
    And it feels so much lighter now I met you, "

    That is great. And everything else is amazingly adorable and sweet. Aww.
    Misheson September 22, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI adore this song. Oddly enough, I heard somewhere that Chris, the lead singer, is/was dating Gwyeth Paltrow and she has green eyes. Kind of makes sense ("spotlight shines on you"). *shrug*

    Either way, this song is just beautiful, expressing the feelings a guy feels for his green-eyed love.

    I love having green eyes. hehe
    TheModNymphon May 06, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General Commentman, coldplay has some of the simplest songs around, but holy crap they are so awesome. i mean every word or note of music you hear just takes you to another place. what a song... simply brilliant just like all their others.
    gofigure000on June 09, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAs a couple of other people have said, this song was written about pop singer Natalie Imbruglia who clearly has deep green eyes.

    Chris Martin dated Natalie briefly, before she got back together with (and eventually married) Daniel Johns of Australian band Silverchair, who she'd been going out with prior to Chris. That's why Coldplay stopped playing it in concert.
    Lantaon September 20, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI aboslutely love this song! Its one of those kinda songs that you wish someone would sing to you... To me hes saying how much he looked for someone he would altogether love. He found what he wanted in her, and everything is so much easier and more simple for him now that he has her. ... I also have green eyes so that is probably yet another reason why i like this song so much. I wish i could find a love like that.
    FadedLoveon October 06, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song sums up my love for my honey.
    RichardMccoyWayon June 14, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentJuly 22, 2008 at 12:17:07 AM
    this song is totally about a crush - like some1 u c once that jus totally swifts you off your feet...and all you remember is that one piece of them...in this case the green eyes...

    of course this could also be like a new child in the family ... idk ... maybe lol
    lyrical_butterflyon July 22, 2008   Link

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