"You" as written by and Keaton Leslie Henson....
If you must wait,
Wait for them here in my arms as I shake
If you must weep,
Do it right here in my bed as I sleep
If you must mourn, my love
Mourn with the moon and the stars up above
If you must mourn,
Don't do it alone

If you must leave,
Leave as though fire burns under your feet
If you must speak,
Speak every word as though it were unique
If you must die, sweetheart
Die knowing your life was my life's best part
If you must die,
Remember your life

You are
You are
Oh, you are
You are
Oh

If you must fight,
Fight with yourself and your thoughts in the night
If you must work,
Work to leave some part of you on this earth
If you must live, darling one,

Just live
Just live
Just live


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"You" as written by Keaton Leslie Henson

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    General CommentIf you must wait,
    Wait for them here in my arms as I shake
    If you must weep,
    Do it right here in my arms as I sleep
    If you must mourn my love,
    Mourn with the moon and the stars up above

    If you must mourn,
    Don't do it alone

    If you must leave,
    Leave as though fire burns under your feet
    If you must speak,
    Speak every word as though it were unique
    If you must die sweetheart,
    Die knowing your life was my life's best part

    If you must die,
    Remember your life

    You are, you are

    If you must fight,
    Fight with yourself and your thoughts in the night
    If you must work,
    Work to leave some part of you on this earth
    If you must live darling one,
    Just live
    llscienceon March 27, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is mt favourite of his songs and to be honest I don't actually know what the song means so I'll give you my interpretation of it.

    Overall to me the song is sang to someone dying, or the relationship dying.


    If you must wait,
    Wait for them here in my arms as I shake

    Here, "them" is death, and they want to be close to them but their arms are shaking beside they're so emotional.

    If you must weep,
    Do it right here in my bed as I sleep


    People usually cry while they are dying, and he want to be with them, but he doesn't want to see them cry, so he's asking they do it while he sleeps



    If you must mourn, my love
    Mourn with the moon and the stars up above
    If you must mourn,
    Don't do it alone

    Once again he doesn't want them to be alone, as they mourn their own death.



    If you must leave,
    Leave as though fire burns under your feet


    He's saying if they're going to die on him they should do it quickly, as in its probably more painful to watch them die



    If you must speak,
    Speak every word as though it were unique

    These are her last words so he's asking her to choose them carefully

    If you must die, sweetheart
    Die knowing your life was my life's best part

    I feel like this part is very literal


    If you must die,
    Remember your life

    I feel like this part is literal too and he's asking her to remember him again

    You are
    You are
    Oh, you are
    You are
    Oh

    He doesn't quite know what to say

    If you must fight,
    Fight with yourself and your thoughts in the night

    He's saying she she should put her all, and instead of arguing with him, she should work on making herself better


    If you must work,
    Work to leave some part of you on this earth

    If she's going to do something that will cause strain she should do something that counts, she should leaver her mark, so he and others can remember her


    If you must live, darling one,
    Just live
    Just live
    Just live

    He just wants her to survive, because it's painful watching her die.
    Lyriclover1998on December 28, 2016   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis is not the lyrics for YOU...
    jupiter001on March 27, 2013   Link

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