"Bright Lights" as written by and Jared Leto....
I’ve been dreaming of things yet to come;
Living, learning, watching, burning,
Eyes on the sun.

I’m leaving, gone yesterday;
Brutal, laughing, fighting, fucking,
A price I had to pay.

Bright lights, big city;
She dreams of love.
Bright lights, big city;
He lives to run.

Demon, where did my angel go?
Vacant, vapid, stupid, perfect,
You are the one.

A new day, a new age, a new face, a new lay,
A new love, a new drug, a new me, a new you.

Bright lights, big city;
She dreams of love.
Bights lights, big city;
He lives to run.

I forgive,
Had enough.
Time to live,
Time to love.

Time to live,
Time to love.
Time to live,
Time to love.

Bright lights, big city;
She dreams of love,
Bright lights, big city;
He lives to run.


Lyrics submitted by ezmryder, edited by KeroseneFire

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    General CommentIt's "Vacant, vapid, stupid, perfect"
    Lawcereon May 25, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"I've been dreaming of things yet to come
    Living, learning, watching, burning
    Eyes on the sun

    I'm leaving gone yesterday
    Brutal, laughing, fighting, fucking
    A price I had to pay"


    This song is about a new chapter that the author is about to start. He's been dreaming and hoping for this "new" life to began. Now, he is leaving the past for good and is ready for new things to come to his life. He has chosen a brutal path that made him laughing, fighting, fucking... And all these things were the price he had to pay for his dreams.

    In a big city full of bright lights, there's a girl who dreams of love and a boy who is running after his dreams.

    "Demon, where did my angel go?"
    The angel is the other part of himself that he is looking for.
    Without that part of himself, he is vacant, vapid, stupid, perfect. So he is searching for the one.

    " A new day
    A new age
    A new face
    A new lay
    A new love
    A new drug
    A new me
    A new you"

    He is ready for a new day, a new age (in his life), a new face (person), a new lay( means a new posture in life), a new love, a new drug ( means a new passion), a new me ( he is a new man) and a new you ( a new woman)

    "I forgive
    I had enough
    Time to live
    Time to love
    Time to live
    Time to love"

    He forgives the love that was left behind and he is letting that love go way for good. He had enough of that and now is time to live again and is time to love again.
    anacristmatoson May 31, 2016   Link
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    My Interpretation"Bright lights, big city
    She dreams of love.
    Bright lights, big city
    He lives to run."

    He's probably referring to his old dream of going to LA to pursue his acting and musical interest. He's constantly wanting something, running around, never settling for what he's got.
    lhoggyon May 26, 2015   Link

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