"For Amelie" as written by Alexander Krull, Mathias Roederer, Thorsten Bauer, Christian Lukhaup, Martin Schmidt and Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull....
Why don't you feel me
Why can't I hold your hand
(You) never said that you'd leave me
And I know you are somewhere

I held you up
Every time you were down
Your crying stopped
When I was around, but

Why don't you love me?
Enough to stay with me
Now tell me truly
Was it there in your heart too?
All that I'm left with
Is a dream of me and you

You filled my soul
With your beauty and with hope
We're different although
We were just like water in sand

Why don't you feel me
Why can't I hold your hand
You never said that you'd leave me
And I know you are somewhere

I held you close
When you fell to the ground
And now you've torn all my hope apart
You could have said good-bye

Lyrics submitted by purple_starlily

"For Amelie" as written by Christian Lukhaup Alexander Krull

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    General CommentActually, the entire Lovelorn album is a story about a girl (Amelie) and her lover. Amelie and him had the love of a lifetime, but she ended up drowning. For Amelie is actually from the man's perspective, basically asking why she couldn't stay with him. If I remember correctly, this happens during a conversation he has with a mermaid.
    Mistress_Of_Cyanideon February 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentomg! this song is so beautiful....whose amelie though?
    black angelon December 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI don't know but this is one of my favorite songs ever. Her voice is an angel, and so melodic
    bloodandsoilon June 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWow, I agree. liv has a very angelic voice. its really a dreamy song, lovely to fall asleep listening to :)
    y.neekon May 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthas the feel of a departed loved one, doesn't it? There's a reference to Amelie in Lovelorn as well. Weird. anyway what it's about: Amelie (whoever it is) has left, and liv is left mourning her.
    It feels as though Amelie was depressed or something, and Liv (or her character), cheered her up "Your crying stopped when I was around", but nevertheless, whenever Liv wasn't there, Amelie just went straight back to sadness, and now she's mysteriously gone.
    stealtheharmonyon July 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's beautiful, I cried when I first heard it myself. It's like Liv is only mourning for this person, asking (as if in guilt, or unanswered questions) the person why they left her; was her love not enough to keep (Amelie) by her side? It's sad, it's like saying "You didn't give up or fall down when I help you up and told you to move forward" sort of thing; but Mistress Of Cyanide just explained it :3
    miss_tragedyon March 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYou guys are all wrong, it's about my friend who went back to germany :(
    This song reminds me so much of him it's not funny!
    joca13on July 04, 2009   Link

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