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Wake Up
Arcade Fire Lyrics


Somethin' filled up
My heart with nothin'
Someone told me not to cry

Now that I'm older
My heart's colder
And I can see that it's a lie

Children, wake up
Hold your mistake up
Before they turn the summer into dust

If the children don't grow up
Our bodies get bigger but our hearts get torn up
We're just a million little god's causin' rain storms
Turnin' every good thing to rust
I guess we'll just have to adjust

With my lightnin' bolts a-glowin
I can see where I am goin' to be
When the reaper he reaches and touches my hand

With my lightnin' bolts a-glowin'
I can see where I am goin'
With my lightnin' bolts a-glowin'
I can see where I am go, goin'

You better look out below

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave
Written by: William Butler, Win Butler, Regine Chassagne, Tim Kingsbury, Richard R Parry

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Finn Flix

lyrics

something filled up
my heart with nothing
and someone
told me not to cry

but now that
im older
my hearts
colder
and I can
see that it's a lie

chorus

children
wake up
hold your
mistake up
before they
turn the summer into dust

if the children
dont grow up
our body's get big our
hearts get torn up

were just a million little gods causing rain storm! turning every thing good to rust

I guess well just have to adjust
chorus

with my lightning bolts a glowing
I can see where I am going to be the reaper he reaches and touches my hand
chorus
with my lightning bolts a glowing I can see where I am going
with my lightning bolts a glowing I can see where I am go going

you better look out below!



2nd_snideelf

Somethin' filled up
My heart with nothin'
Someone told me not to cry
Now that I'm older
My heart's colder
And I can see that it's a lie
Children, wake up
Hold your mistake up
Before they turn the summer into dust
If the children don't grow up
Our bodies get bigger but our hearts get torn up
We're just a million little god's causin' rain storms
Turnin' every good thing to rust
I guess we'll just have to adjust
With my lightnin' bolts a-glowin
I can see where I am goin' to be
When the reaper he reaches and touches my hand
With my lightnin' bolts a-glowin'
I can see where I am goin'
With my lightnin' bolts a-glowin'
I can see where I am go, goin'
You better look out below



All comments from YouTube:

Daniela Esquivel

I was looking for this song for 12 years, I've heard it once on the radio and never again. Today it's a beautiful day because I finally find it. I'm crying. This song feels like getting back at home to me.

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Daniel Ramírez

I know that kind of feeling... Contrats and enjoy it

james crowley

Nothing worse than hearing a song but knowing the artist or title(happened to me often with old dance tunes)have a great day my friend 😊

Michele Paine

I found this song via Patel Patriot live stream. I loved it instantly. :) Great musica!

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Ed G

Masterpiece. Hearing the crowd sing the chorus to Wake Up in person is a religious experience.

Nance Adler

I say this all the time. Being there live for it was Life altering. The energy and communal experience. So good for the soul.

Michele Paine

There is so much truth in this song it is chilling. Good or bad, spiritual or not is up to interpretation. I find it elating personally. It speaks to me of my life....but there is More. Great great tune!

Ryan McAllister

Yes Im sure! cant wait to finally see them in the fall

Deirdre Kiely

Saw them in Boston in 2018. Amazing concert. One flaw - they OPENED with Wake Up. This should only be used as a closing song. Still, it was one of the best concerts I've ever seen. Absolutely euphoric.

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