"The World Turned Upside Down" as written by Guy Rupert Berryman, William Champion, Christopher Anthony John Martin and Jonathan Mark Buckland....
X and why
The land, sea, rivers, trees
The stars, the sky
That and this
We're part of a bigger plan
Don't know what it is
Don't know what it is

You and me
The land, sun, trees, the sky
The stars, the sea
Three hundred and sixty five degrees
I am the puzzle, you're the missing piece
Hang on a minute, just a minute, please
I'll come
And everything under the sun
And everything under the sun

What is this feeling that I can't explain?
And why am I never gonna sleep again?
What is this thing I've never seen before?
A little boy lost in a breaking storm

Pilots up, and away they fly
Some write your name in the summer sky
Life has really only just begun
Life, it comes
And everything under the sun

X is why
The land, sea, rivers, trees
The stars, the sky
Three hundred and sixty five degrees
All of the surface and the underneath
Searching the measures in this extra key, ah
And everything under the sun
And everything under the sun

What is this feeling that I can't explain?
And why am I never gonna sleep again?
What is this thing I've never seen before?
A little boy lost in a breaking storm

Pilots up, and away they fly
Some write your name in the summer sky
Life has really only just begun
Life, it comes
And everything under the sun

And you don't know that you've been born
Can't see the calm until the storm
Can't tell your right side from your wrong
Can't see the wave you're riding on...


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"The World Turned Upside Down" as written by Guy Rupert Berryman Christopher Anthony John Martin

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    General CommentCorrection:
    "hide and sob, and away they fly
    to write your name in the summer sky
    life has really only just begun
    life, that comes
    and everything under the sun"

    I heard Chris Martin say in an interview, that he originally wanted to call the album Yin & Yang... but this was a bad idea, so he changed it to X&Y

    Yet this explains alot!
    X&Y can be seen as Ying and Yang
    X&Y in this song is seen as You and Me

    I think that this song is all about so many things being part of one, all under the sun... a unity in nature
    and so, a unity in you and me, man and woman.

    see the philosophy in the whole x&y album... beautiful!
    Christiaan33on December 12, 2005   Link

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