"Something Just Like This" as written by and Chris Martin Andrew Taggart....
I've been reading books of old
The legends and the myths
Achilles and his gold
Hercules and his gifts
Spiderman's control
And Batman with his fists
And clearly I don't see myself upon that list

But she said, where'd you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I'm not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can kiss

I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo
Oh, I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo
Oh, I want something just like this
I want something just like this

I've been reading books of old
The legends and the myths
The testaments they told
The moon and its eclipse
And Superman unrolls
A suit before he lifts
But I'm not the kind of person that it fits

She said, where'd you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I'm not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can miss

I want something just like this
I want something just like this

Oh, I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo,
Oh, I want something just like this
Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo
Doo-doo-doo,

Where'd you wanna go?
How much you wanna risk?
I'm not looking for somebody
With some superhuman gifts
Some superhero
Some fairytale bliss
Just something I can turn to
Somebody I can kiss
I want something just like this

Oh, I want something just like this
Oh, I want something just like this
Oh, I want something just like this


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"Something Just Like This" as written by Guy Berryman Andrew Taggart

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    My InterpretationIt sounds like it's about a boy who has been reading books about superheroes and his mother tells him that you don't have to be some superhero. She wants her son to have an open mind and a wide imagination.
    sage106720on March 15, 2017   Link
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    General CommentThe meaning is so clear and obvious, This is what we all thinking about, We are not superheros, why some people expect impossibles from us, I'm just a man, not an extraordinary person, not someone can do anything, keep up with everything, tolerate all the bad feelings they grow inside us and not even talk, you know, I've faced with these things a lot and this song is exactly what I wanted to shout to these people all time :'(
    behsavion March 11, 2017   Link
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    My InterpretationFor me, it's a song about 'Avarage Joe'.
    A simple man who just wants the simple things in life and doesn't feel the need of being a super hero.

    However, he get the feeling of being a super hero when he get's "something like this", the life he always dreamt about.
    And risking it all to get that life (A signifigant other, house, kids. Al those sort of things.)
    jelle1110on March 14, 2017   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a boy/man talking to his girlfriend, telling her he does not feel that he is good enough for her. She tells him, she has no need for some fantasy superhero who will promise her an (unrealistic) "happily ever after" (fairy tale). She wants someone who she loves who will just be there for her. She wants what she already has with him (something just like this). In my mind the doo-doo-doo's is where they kiss.

    I think the mom/son interpretation is kind of along the same track but the lyrics strike me as being too intimate for a mother/son relationship.
    JTCHICAGOon March 28, 2017   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a boy/man talking to his girlfriend, telling her he does not feel that he is good enough for her. She tells him, she has no need for some fantasy superhero who will promise her an (unrealistic) "happily ever after" (fairy tale). She wants someone who she loves who will just be there for her. She wants what she already has with him (something just like this). In my mind the doo-doo-doo's is where they kiss.

    I think the mom/son interpretation is kind of along the same track but the lyrics strike me as being too intimate for a mother/son relationship.
    JTCHICAGOon March 28, 2017   Link

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