"Emily" as written by Elton John and Bernard J.p. Taupin....
Smiles and her laughter
It's the only thing
That I've been waiting for a time
Regardless of our distance and our hope
Grows greater
Trapped by pretty eyes and letters for all time
The only thing that I've been waiting for.

I hope it's something worth the waiting
Cause it's the only time that I ever feel real
Thunder storms could never stop me
Cause there's no one in the world like Emily

She's simple yet confusing
Her sparkling eyes make me weak at my words, they tremble
Days seem like years in this month of December
The winter coldens me for I have yet to sleep
And never will I give up trying
Because you're everything to me

I hope it's something worth the waiting
It's the only time that I ever feel real
Thunder storms could never stop me
Cause there's no one in the world like Emily.


Lyrics submitted by FAToAshes

"Emily" as written by Elton John, Bernard J.p. Taupin

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    Song MeaningThe general fact that none of you know the meaning behind this song is riviting
    This song yes is about love but the symbols in it should tell you Emily has committed suicide and he is wanting to be with her he wont kill himself because its not his time everything he says about her is a memory this is not a love song this is a suicde this is how he lost his girl friend this is how he remembers her and when he gets where hes going then hell see her and he hopes its worth the waiting
    Symbols-
    thunderstorms (a block in which keeps you in depression)
    december (the start and end of something)
    winter (death)
    metaphors-
    the winter coldens me for i have yet to sleep (its not his time hes trapped living while dead)
    shes simple yet cunfusing (how she is easy to understand but her ways are complicated who she is as a being is complex)

    so this song may represent another emily in the happiness but no one truly know the meaning until you break i tdown
    now think about that
    AndieThriceon February 04, 2011   Link
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    General Commentif u cant play this song buddy... u got some problems
    7under7oath7on January 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentif u cant play this song buddy... u got some problems
    7under7oath7on January 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPersonally, I think that this is a GOOD song. The members of this band are such nice people. And are awesome live. Anyways My mothers opinion on the said that in this song they sound like he has wads of shit in his mouth, And that this isnt there best song. I love it though. <333
    NevadasXGraceon January 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentughhhhhh absolutely amazing, weather your name is Emily or not…which mine is not, it makes you feel good, because it is just so sweet, but also makes you feel sadness, and a longing for guys that have this much passions, song that can make you feel so much so be applauded
    music*ismyboyfriendon January 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing, and every line of it describes my girlfriend Emily. This singing in this song sucks, but it makes up for it by the lyrics.
    bullets2binaryon January 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentlove it
    hey dudeson January 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commentlove it
    hey dudeson January 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me sad.

    I'm still in love with my ex-girlfriend named Emily.
    Jasor31385on February 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great! Every time I play this, I remember why I love this song so much. Just beautiful!!! I love FFTL!!! They're amazing!With Sonny in the band, they're unstoppable! He's so talented and hawt and steamy! I'm actually going to see them on March 10th in Toronto! 2 DAYS!!! I'm so incredibly excited, because I loved them for so long
    kate_2674on March 08, 2005   Link

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