"Clocks" as written by Guy Rupert Berryman, Jonathan Mark Buckland, William Champion and Christopher Anthony John Martin....
The lights go out and I can't be saved
Tides that I tried to swim against
Have brought me down upon my knees
Oh I beg, I beg and plead, singing

Come out of the things unsaid
Shoot an apple off my head and then a
Trouble that can't be named
A tiger's waiting to be tamed, singing

You are, you are

Confusion that never stops
The closing walls and the ticking clocks gonna
Come back and take you home
I could not stop, that you now know, singing

Come out upon my seas
Cursed missed opportunities am I
A part of the cure
Or am I part of the disease, singing

You are, you are
You are, you are
You are, you are

And nothing else compares
Oh no nothing else compares
And nothing else compares

You are, you are

Home, home, where I wanted to go
Home, home, where I wanted to go
Home, home, where I wanted to go (you are)
Home, home, where I wanted to go (you are)

Lyrics submitted by BuckWilder

"Clocks" as written by Jonathan Mark Buckland Guy Rupert Berryman

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentI think this song is about a person suffering from Anxiety.

    The reason I say Anxiety is because The person feels useless, or scared or worried. The person is afraid to speak about how they feel hence, "Come out of things unsaid." So there is that! They have a trouble that they can't explain to ANYONE because they are afraid to get bullied, made fun of, put in hospitals, or just anything bad.

    After the first chorus, They are afraid of running out of time, to live. They feel like they will have a short life and die soon. They wan't to come back home with their family. To feel safe.

    "Am I part of the cure or am I part of the disease" They don't know if people love them or if they are just another problem in life.

    "Nothing else compares" They don't think anyone suffers like they do. They wan't to stay away from people.

    "Home,where I wanted to go" They don't want to be in public. They wan't to be home where they are safe.

    Well thats my opinion. Hope you like it!
    ShooFlyPieon January 02, 2013   Link

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