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GHOST TOWN
Benson Boone Lyrics


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You fill me up 'til you're empty
I took too much and you let me
We've been down all these roads before
And what we found don't live there anymore

It's dark
It's cold
If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold

Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down

You know I'll stay don't you tempt me
But all this weight is getting heavy
Been holding up what wasn't meant to stand
I turned this love into a wasteland

It's dark
It's cold
If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold

Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
Tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down

The streets are empty
Where love once was but it's faded away
These broken memories
I'm left here alone and afraid to say
Maybe you'd be happier with someone else

Oh-oh-oh

Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
Tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
I'll tear it all down
I'll tear it all down

Overall Meaning

In "Ghost Town" by Benson Boone, the lyrics describe a relationship that has lost its spark and has reached a point where it is falling apart. The singer acknowledges that they have taken too much from their partner, and their partner has allowed it, leading to a sense of emptiness. The couple has been through tough times before, but they are now unable to find a way to rekindle their relationship. The singer is aware that they may not be the one their partner truly wishes to hold, and perhaps they would be happier if they found someone else. The singer feels the weight of their love, but it is getting too heavy to bear. They also realize they have turned their love into a wasteland and, as a result, run the risk of losing the relationship entirely. The chorus of the song speaks to the singer’s desire to rebuild the connection before it becomes a mere "ghost town." The lyrics also suggest that, before the singer can tear everything down, they want to see everything the couple once built together.


Throughout the song, Benson Boone paints a picture of a relationship struggling to reignite the fire that was once burning bright. He expresses a yearning for the love that once existed between the two, but he recognizes that it might not be possible to reclaim that feeling. The singer's acknowledgement of their own role in damaging the relationship adds a layer of emotional depth, making the song all the more relatable. "Ghost Town" serves as a powerful reminder that relationships require effort from both partners, and that it is crucial to take responsibility for one's actions.


Line by Line Meaning

You fill me up 'til you're empty
You give me so much love and attention until you have nothing more to give.


I took too much and you let me
I may have been selfish in taking all your love, but you allowed it to happen.


We've been down all these roads before
We've been through different phases in our relationship and we keep repeating the same patterns.


And what we found don't live there anymore
Our love has changed over time and the things that were once important to us no longer matter.


It's dark
The situation we're in is bleak with no hope in sight.


It's cold
Our relationship is distant and lacking in warmth.


If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold
If you're not meant to be with me, then I must let you go.


Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Perhaps our relationship isn't fulfilling enough for you and others can make you happier.


Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Maybe my love has become a crutch for you and you can't find love within yourself.


Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Before I hurt you so much that you can't trust love again.


Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Let me see how our relationship is structured so that I can destroy it completely.


Been holding up what wasn't meant to stand
I've been trying to make this relationship work when it wasn't meant to be from the start.


I turned this love into a wasteland
My actions over time have destroyed the love between us.


The streets are empty
The love that was once present has disappeared.


Where love once was but it's faded away
The love that was once present has dwindled over time.


These broken memories
Remnants of our relationship are now fragmented and broken.


I'm left here alone and afraid to say
I am now alone and unsure of how to express my emotions.


I'll tear it all down
I will destroy everything we ever built to move on from this relationship.




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Benson Boone, Justin Thomas Daly, Nolan Winfield Sipe, Tushar Apte

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@callie8321

Lyrics:
You fill me up 'til you're empty
I took too much and you let me
We've been down all these roads before
And what we found don't live there anymore
It's dark
It's cold
If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold
Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
You know I'll stay don't you tempt me
But all this weight is getting heavy
Been holding up what wasn't meant to stand
I turned this love into a wasteland
It's dark
It's cold
If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold
Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
Tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
The streets are empty
Where love once was but it's faded away
These broken memories
I'm left here alone and afraid to say
Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Ooh
Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
Tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
I'll tear it all down
I'll tear it all down



@alanvarock3633

Lyrics
You fill me up 'til you're empty
I took too much and you let me
We've been down all these roads before
And what we found don't live there anymore

It's dark
It's cold
If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold

Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down

You know I'll stay don't you tempt me
But all this weight is getting heavy
Been holding up what wasn't meant to stand
I turned this love into a wasteland

It's dark
It's cold
If my hand is not the one you're meant to hold

Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
Tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down

The streets are empty
Where love once was but it's faded away
These broken memories
I'm left here alone and afraid to say
Maybe you'd be happier with someone else

Oh-oh-oh

Maybe you'd be happier with someone else
Maybe loving me's the reason you can't love yourself
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
Tear it all down
Down
Down, down, down
I'll tear it all down
I'll tear it all down

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Songwriters: Benson Boone / Justin Thomas Daly / Nolan Winfield Sipe / Tushar Apte

GHOST TOWN lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc

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@abelorddomingohilario3834

I love listening to this song in infinite times. Its just Amazing😇


GHOST TOWN Lyrics – Benson Boone
You fill me up till you’re empty,
I took too much and you let me,
We’ve been down all these roads before,
And what we found don’t live there anymore,
It’s dark,
It’s cold,
If my hand is not the one you’re meant to hold,
Maybe you’d be happier with someone else,
Maybe loving me’s the reason you can’t love yourself,
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town,
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down,
Down,
Down down down,
You know I’ll stay don’t you tempt me,
But all this weight is getting heavy,
Been holding up what wasn’t meant to stand,
I turned this love into a wasteland,
It’s dark,
It’s cold,
If my hand is not the one you’re meant to hold,
Maybe you’d be happier with someone else,
Maybe loving me’s the reason you can’t love yourself,
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town,
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down,
Down,
Down down down tear it all down,
Down,
Down down down,
The streets are empty,
Where love once was but it’s faded away,
These broken memories,
I’m left here alone and afraid to say,
Maybe you’d be happier with someone else,
Ooooh,
Maybe you’d be happier with someone else,
Maybe loving me’s the reason you can’t love yourself,
Before I turn your heart into a ghost town,
Show me everything we built so I can tear it all down,
Down,
Down down down tear it all down,
Down,
Down down down,
I’ll tear it all down,
I’ll tear it all down.



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