"Fireworks" as written by Josh Franceschi, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Chris Miller and Dan Flint....
So this is the end of you and me
We had a good run and I'm setting you free
To do as you want, to do as you please
Without me

Remember when you were my boat and I was your sea?
Together we'd float so delicately
But that was back when we could talk about anything

'Cause I don't know who I am
When you're running circles in my head
And I don't know just who you are
When you're sleeping in someone else's bed

Three whole words and eight letters late
That would have worked on me yesterday
We're not the same, I wish that could change
But it can't

And I'll say your name and in the same breath
I'll say something that I'll grow to regret
So keep your hands on your chest and sing with me
That we don't wanna believe

'Cause I don't know who I am
When you're running circles in my head
And I don't know just who you are
When you're sleeping in someone else's bed

So it's true what they say
If you love someone, you should set them free
Oh, it's true what they say
You went and threw it away

I don't know who you are
I don't know who you are

Oh, 'cause I don't know who you are
When you sleep with somebody else
'Cause I don't know who I am
When you sleep with him

It's true what they say, you went and threw it away


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"Fireworks" as written by Dan Flint Chris Miller

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  • +4
    General CommentExtremely simple songmeaning to understand.
    One of those songs that almost everyone can relate to, and that's why it is so good. :)
    Impressed with the new CD I must say.
    Steve182on January 12, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI read in Kerrang that he wrote this song whilst him and his girlfriend were having some problems. they were spending lots of time apart, with him always being on tour, and he said it got to the point they just stopped caring and he wrote it about how he felt about them breaking up. "i dont know who i am when your sleeping in someone elses bed" is meant to be him saying he doesn't know how he'll feel abuot this big change, they're different people then who they were from when they started and eventually she'll be with someone and it wont be him ):
    fortunately they got bakc together but he says that he's glad that they split up whilst they did as it gave him inspiration for his music.
    MrMoodysGarden18on June 03, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI can't believe this only has 13 comments!

    This song is just pure emotion. Such an amazing song as it clearly means a lot to Josh, if you watch a few live videos on Youtube, Josh makes a pretty swift exit and looks pretty emotional, which in my personal opinion takes the song to the next level as he singing each word with such emotion.

    ANYWAY...

    Clearly about a break up, which sounds like the passion had gone and by the end was an extremely exhausted and tired relationship. ('So this is the end of you and me, We had a good run and I'm setting you free, To do as you want, to do as you please, Without me')

    The process of working who you are after a long term relationship, and also working out who they have become. ('Cause I don't know who I am, When you're running circles in my head, And I don't know just who you are, When you're sleeping in someone else's bed')

    I think 'Three whole words and eight letters late' Is absolutely beautiful.

    One of those songs that touches you, so you carrying on listening, put it on repeat, really listen to the lyrics, apply your own meaning and cry your heart out too!

    Amazing.
    Litlunon June 17, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI love how this song has so much emotion in it... As sorry as anyone would be to hear someone was going through a break up, I still believe that I'd rather hear a song about something the artist had been through as it would have more emotion in the tone of their voice... as opposed to an artist writing about something that is completely fictional.
    -Two favourite parts.
    "Three whole words and eight letters late.
    That would have worked on me yesterday." I love the way this is worded mainly because it has more effect emphasising that only three words/eight letters could make all the difference if said at the right time.

    "And I'll say your name, and in the same breath,
    I'll say something that I'll grow to regret.
    So keep your hands on your chest and sing with me
    That we don't wanna believe" I feel the first part ties in nicely with the face the chorus gives off a feeling some what confused. And therefore may say something he'll grow to regret. But at this current moment in time he feels its what's right.
    A truly beautiful song describing the trivialities of Love.
    CharliChainedon July 07, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFavorite off the new cd.
    JustinScottLaffeyon January 08, 2010   Link
  • +1
    MemoryWow, this is the song of my life... (kinda) apart from the sleeping with someone else... cos i'm under 16. and in a girls perspective.

    i absolutly LOVE this song!

    So it's true what they say
    If you love someone, you should set them free
    Oh, it's true what they say
    You went and threw it away

    My fave bit!

    i could listen to this song allllllllllllll day!
    MissEmoTwinKaion January 24, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is my favorite by ym@6. This song is just absolutely beautiful, and it's a really good depiction of how love sometimes falls apart. I just love this song so much, and you me at six is an amazing band.
    Dinokate91on July 15, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe new cd is fully sick!!!

    song is beautiful.
    alltimeellaon March 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou know the
    'Three whole words and eight letters late
    That would have worked on me yesterday'

    What are the three words and the eight letters late? I cannot for the life of me work it out!
    DameDeJouron May 16, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Remember when you were my boat and I was your sea?
    Together we'd float so delicately
    But that was back when we could talk about anything"
    question! is this a metaphor?
    lissalouon August 22, 2010   Link

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