"If I Could Fly" as written by and Ross Golan Johan Carlsson....
If I could fly, I'd be coming right back home to you
I think I might give up everything, just ask me to
Pay attention, I hope that you listen 'cause I let my guard down
Right now I'm completely defenseless

For your eyes only, I'll show you my heart
For when you're lonely and forget who you are
I'm missing half of me when we're apart
Now you know me, for your eyes only
For your eyes only

I've got scars even though they can't always be seen
And pain gets hard, but now you're here and I don't feel a thing
Pay attention, I hope that you listen 'cause I let my guard down
Right now I'm completely defenseless

For your eyes only, I'll show you my heart
For when you're lonely and forget who you are
I'm missing half of me when we're apart
Now you know me, for your eyes only
For your eyes only

I can feel your heart inside of mine, I feel it, I feel it
I've been going out of my mind, I feel it, I feel it
Know that I'm just wasting time
And I hope that you don't run from me

For your eyes only, I'll show you my heart
For when you're lonely and forget who you are
I'm missing half for me when we're apart
Now you know me, for your eyes only
For your eyes only, I'll show you my heart
For when you're lonely and forget who you are
I'm missing half for me when we're apart
Now you know me, for your eyes only
For your eyes only
For your eyes only


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"If I Could Fly" as written by Johan Jens Erik Carlsson Harry Edward Styles

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Downtown Music Publishing

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    General Commentthis is one the best songs they have ever released, I LOVE IT!
    paryafarrokhion November 19, 2015   Link
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    Song MeaningI think the song is about being so in love, you really care for this person to the point where you'd do anything for them. Saying that if they could fly, they would be coming right back home to you. It's also saying "I think I might, give up everything just ask me to" This person obviously is something special if you would give up everything for them .

    "Pay attention I hope that you listen, cause I let my guard down, right now i'm completely defenseless." Basically, they're saying that this person means so much to them, that they are defenseless and can just let their guard down, and be whoever they are.

    "For your eyes only, I show you my heart. For when you're lonely, and forget who you are- i'm missing half of me, when we're apart, now you know me- for your eyes only.." They're saying that whoever this "person" is, they only show them who they truly are. They must not be an open person, and are kept inside, keeping everything hidden but now they have this person who they must love, and they are showing him/her everything they have to offer- and who they are underneath- but only for their eyes.
    mmikayla1206on December 15, 2015   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me cry every single time. it's a conversation.

    first verse: person A and person B have gone through a lot clearly. they've strived to remain together in the face of aversion and difficulty. they're being kept apart, maybe due to a career or some other factor that doesn't allow them to be together. they're questioning if whatever is keeping them apart is worth it anymore, even if it impassioned them at some point. person A 'would give up everything' if the other person decided that their love was more important.

    chorus: "for your eyes only" implies that what they share is intimate, a secret. but it's okay because they have each other. even if no one else in the whole world understands or knows or sees, it's okay because they do.

    verse 2: whatever they've gone through, it's damaged them emotionally and/or mentally. they've hidden their "scars", bit their tongue, and kept going. person B is saying how person A is the only thing that helps them relax and makes them feel better, like they don't have to hide their "scars" anymore and that they don't have to hide themselves anymore. feeling release, at ease after a great deal of pain. the beginning of the verse is very raw and emotionally intense.

    bridge: the EMOTION during this part is so raw and clear to the point where you feel it too. the pain, the difficulties, the stress, the longing. the end gets quiet though, and you see the person concluding that despite all that they've been through, they feel that it was worth it just to be together and they hope the other person thinks it was worth it too and won't leave them after all they've been through to make their love work.
    lourologyon October 27, 2016   Link

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