"Red Balloons" as written by Katie Melua and Polly Scattergood....
I put my heart in a red balloon
But I let it go to soon
Let it go on the boulevard
Where wicked winds blow so hard

Maybe had I looked up I would have seen that

The sky is full of red balloons
Red balloons are full of broken hearts
Broken hearts are floating by a chance
Will they burst or drift
Into arms
Will they burst or drift
Into arms

I put my voice in a red balloon
For you it sang too many tunes
Haunted by those melodies
I let it go with the breeze

Maybe had I looked up I would have seen that

The sky is full of red balloons
Red balloons are full of broken hearts
Broken hearts are floating by a chance
Will they burst or drift
Into arms
Will they burst or drift
Into arms

I put my eyes in a red balloon
To watch you with the light of the moon,
But seeing you holding hands
With another girl and making plans
Well I just had to set you free
And finally see, that

The sky is full of red balloons
Red balloons are full of broken hearts
Broken hearts are floating by a chance
Will they burst or drift
Into arms,
Will they burst or drift
Into arms


Lyrics submitted by Nossirom

"Red Balloons" as written by Polly Scattergood Katie Melua

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Lyrics powered by LyricFind

Red Balloons song meanings
Add your thoughts

2 Comments

sort form View by:
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my fav song on the album. I think it is obvious what it mean.
    Bekkieon June 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the big message is that there are so many people hanging on to their previous relationships instead of just letting go and moving on with their lives. It's pretty obvious, I guess. Sorry if I'm not expressing this in a good manner, I don't usually know how to express what is on my mind in a meaningful way, haha :)
    kajo93on July 22, 2010   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top
explain