When you were young
You lost on everyone
Then you closed your eyes
And said your goodbyes


In a year
Or ten, I will be there
I will come for you
When you are on your own


On a chair
In a room with no one else
I will touch your hand
And say I understand


What we lost
Is equal to the cause
Of my skin on yours
And say you want it back


If you get time
Come back and be mine
If you pass by
I will see you in the sky
I hope that you’re told
I was young, now I’m old
If you pass by
I will see you in the sky


Now in the dark,
You’re a light without a spark
In a car you drive back home
To see your friends


While you say
That everytime you pay
You were broke because
Your love has got away


You’re the one
That fires off your gun
Then catches all the fire
When you’re done


Are you sure
That you have won this war?
‘Cause I heard you say
That this is our day


If you get time
Come back and be mine
If you pass by
I will see you in the sky
I hope that you’re told
I was young, now I’m old
If you pass by
I will see you in the sky


I’ll see you soon
I’ll see you soon
I’ll see you soon
You know


If you get time
Come back and be mine
If you pass by
I will see you in the sky
I hope that you’re told
I was young, now I’m old
If you pass by
I will see you in the sky


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    My InterpretationI think this song is about a teenage romance that went very wrong. One of them was very depressed and the other managed to pull them out of it to a degree and many years down the line, the rescuer takes their own life and they are singing to the one left behind.

    "When you were young
    You lost on everyone
    Then you closed your eyes
    And said your goodbyes"

    The person who committed suicide is talking about the other's desire to end it all when they were younger.


    "In a year
    Or ten, I will be there
    I will come for you
    When you are on your own"

    It's years later and suddenly they understand why the other person felt the way they did.


    "On a chair
    In a room with no one else
    I will touch your hand
    And say I understand"

    After he has taken his life he comes back in spirit to see her.


    "What we lost
    Is equal to the cost
    Of my skin on yours
    And say you want it back"

    They lost their innocence to each other (this is what makes me think it was a teenage romance) and now she is wishing it never happened because it hurts so much knowing he is gone.

    "If you get time
    Come back and be mine
    If you pass by
    I will see you in the sky
    I hope that you’re told
    I was young, now I’m old
    If you pass by
    I will see you in the sky"

    This is him saying that when she is asleep, she is free to come and visit him because he will be there waiting for her. And that if anything goes wrong and she passes away, he will know and look after her.

    "Now in the dark,
    You’re a light without a spark
    In a car you drive back home
    To see your friends
    While you say
    That everytime you pay
    You were broke because
    Your love has got away"

    This is about her trying to convince herself that she is alright and trying to cope with the aftermath of him committing suicide and her friends not necessarily understanding how she is feeling or how to broach the subject with her. As such, she withdraws from her friendship group by saying that she can't afford to go out but really she is trying to deal with her own feelings about his death.

    "You’re the one
    That fires off your gun
    Then catches all the fire
    When you’re done
    Are you sure
    That you have won this war?
    ‘Cause I heard you say
    That this is our day"

    This part is him questioning whether or not she has actually managed to win her war against depression. She says how happy she is when no one else seems to get that vibe from her.

    "I’ll see you soon
    I’ll see you soon
    I’ll see you soon
    You know"

    He is saying that life is incredibly short and that before she knows it, she would have lived hers and he will see her when she is old and will see her when her time comes because it will go incredibly quickly.
    RG1989on March 04, 2014   Link

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