"Until It's Gone" as written by Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda. The track was produced by Brad Delson and Mike Shinoda. The track premiered through BBC Radio 1 on May 5th, 2014. The official lyric...
A fire needs a space to burn.
A breath to build a glow.
I’ve heard it said a thousand times,
But now I know...

That you don’t know what you’ve got,
Oh, you don’t know what you’ve got,
No, you don’t know what you’ve got,
Until it’s gone...

Until it’s gone.
Until it’s gone!

I thought I kept you safe and sound.
I thought I made you strong.
But something made me realize,
That I was wrong.
‘Cause finding what you’ve got sometimes means finding it alone.
And I can finally see your light when I let go...

‘Cause you don’t know what you’ve got,
Until it’s gone.
Until it’s gone.
Until it’s gone.

Until it’s gone...
Until it’s gone...
Until it’s gone...
Until it’s gone...
Until it’s gone...

‘Cause you don’t know what you’ve got,
Oh, you don’t know what you’ve got,
No, you don’t know what you’ve got,
It’s your battle to be fought!
No, you don’t know what you’ve got,
Until it’s gone.

Until it’s gone.
Until it’s gone!


Lyrics submitted by AdamArtz, edited by MusicFREAK20

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    General CommentI think it's quite obvious what it's about. This song is very mainstream and the lyrics aren't complicated COMPARED to other songs on the album.
    adasiekkon June 18, 2014   Link
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    My InterpretationI think it's about that sometimes, you need some space and some time alone to find what life holds for you (fire needs a space to burn) . The speaker looks back at a relationship that ended. He thought he did it all right ( I thought I kept you safe and sound, I thought Imade you strong) then "something made me realise that I was wrong". He learnt that you have to find your own place in life, and then you burn brighter (I can finally see your light). Now that he looks back, the speaker realises what he has lost, but for the other person it was necessary that he let go.
    ößüäon June 08, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI think is that when he let go it was the right thing to do.
    He was wrong trying to hold on, and found out it was the right thing to do when he let it go.
    topfuelon July 09, 2015   Link
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    General CommentWow, what a great song,I like it very The theme of this song is very .Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda ranked on top after this song.They are a great American musician and record producer.I became a big fan of them, after this song.
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    jenifervanquezon July 05, 2017   Link

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