Don't Panic
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Bones sinking like stones
All that we've fought for
Homes, places we've grown
All of us are done for

And we live in a beautiful world
Yeah, we do
Yeah, we do
We live in a beautiful world

Bones sinking like stones
All that we've fought for
Homes, places we've grown
All of us are done for

And we live in a beautiful world
Yeah, we do
Yeah, we do
We live in a beautiful world

And we live in a beautiful world
Yeah, we do
Yeah, we do
We live in a beautiful world

Oh, all that I know
There's nothing here to run from




'Cause yeah
Everybody here has got somebody to lean on

Overall Meaning

Coldplay’s song “Don’t Panic” speaks to the fleeting nature of time and the impermanence of life. The opening lyrics, “Bones sinking like stones, all that we’ve fought for, homes, places we’ve grown, all of us are done for” speaks to the idea that no matter what we do or the lengths we go to protect our homes and places we’ve built, everything we have will eventually come to an end. It’s a reminder that our lives are brief and that everything we know can disappear in the blink of an eye. The repetition of these opening lines throughout the song emphasizes the inevitability of this fact and the futility of trying to fight it.


Yet, despite this bleak outlook, the chorus offers a sense of consolation. When Chris Martin sings “And we live in a beautiful world, yeah we do”, he’s acknowledging that, despite everything that could go wrong, there is still beauty to be found in the world around us. Even as everything crumbles, there are moments of joy and wonder that can bring meaning to our lives. Coldplay seems to be saying that even in the face of certain destruction, we should take time to appreciate the beauty in our lives.


The final lines of the song “all that I know, there’s nothing here to run from, ‘cause yeah, everybody here has got somebody to lean on” offers a final uplifting message. No matter what happens or what we lose, we can always find comfort and support from those around us. It’s a reminder that, even when things seem hopeless, there’s always a reason to keep going.


Line by Line Meaning

Bones sinking like stones
Our spirits are sinking and our efforts feel heavy and burdensome.


All that we've fought for
All the things we have struggled for and worked towards.


Homes, places we've grown
The places where we have lived and grown up, with memories and feelings attached.


All of us are done for
We are all defeated and have lost hope.


And we live in a beautiful world
Despite our struggles and hardships, we still live in a world that can be amazing and wonderful.


Yeah, we do
This is a positive reinforcement of the previous statement.


Yeah, we do
Again, emphasizing that we live in a beautiful world, despite the difficulties we face.


We live in a beautiful world
Repeating the central message that even in hard times, there is still beauty and goodness in the world.


Oh, all that I know
The artist is about to offer some insight or wisdom.


There's nothing here to run from
There is no need to flee or escape from our problems, because we can face and overcome them.


'Cause yeah
Just a casual way of agreeing with the previous statement.


Everybody here has got somebody to lean on
Everyone has someone they can rely on for help or support, and we don't have to go through hard times alone.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Christopher Anthony John Martin, Guy Rupert Berryman, Jonathan Mark Buckland, William Champion

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@edwardomije

I first heard this song when i was at a very dark and low point in my life. My parents were on the verge of a divorce and were both leaning on me for emotional support, i had become disillusioned with my university studies (and life in general), and I had lost the first love of my life. I felt lost and in a lot of pain, which later led to a depression.

Many people criticized me for listening to this and other Coldplay songs claiming that they were only "furthering my sadness". But this was far from it - Coldplay spoke the pains that i had in my heart that i couldn't find the words to express- they allowed me to voice my vulnerability, my angst, my anxiety, my pain and sadness and get them off my chest and just be...

Coldplay helped show me that i could share the sadness with others so that they would understand and it didn't have to be messy or pitiful, but could be deep, haunting and profound...and maybe, in that way, also encourage others to share the sadness in their hearts, be honest with themselves, get it off their chests and be unshackled.

I started writing poetry and being precise about my feelings through my words.

Coldplay helped me save myself.

Drowning in despair isn't always what kills us - it's being unable to find the words and to share what we're going through and ask for help from those around us.
The inability to say, "Please help me... I'm drowning and I don't know what to do...", is what really kills us.



@fkingoodart3888

Oh no, I see
A spider web is tangled up with me
And I lost my head
And thought of all the stupid things I'd said
Oh no, what's this?
A spider web and I'm caught in the middle
So I turned to run
The thought of all the stupid things I've done
And I, I never meant to cause you trouble
And I, I never meant to do you wrong
And I, well if I ever caused you trouble
Oh no, I never meant to do you harm
Oh no, I see
A spider web and it's me in the middle
So I twist and turn
Here am I in my little bubble
Singing out, I never meant to cause you trouble
And I, I never meant to do you wrong
And I, well, if I ever caused you trouble
Oh, no, I never meant to do you harm
They spun a web for me
They spun a web for me
They spun a web for me



All comments from YouTube:

@fortitudevalance8424

October 13th 2009, this song got me out of a very, very dark time of my life, I was about to decide to end everything and that’s that, but had a Parachutes CD in the car playing this soundtrack, when it came to “they spun a web for me”; I put the pills and the whisky down, then, decided to rebuild my life, onwards upwards and outwards. 12 years later I’m an entrepreneur, married with kids, loving life, being free in my mind. I thank Coldplay for saving me. I thank Guy, Jonny, Will and Chris for writing and sharing this masterpiece to the world.

@youraveragepasser-by7367

Great story mate. Glad to hear you're doing okay now

@leroyjenkinz9791

It saved me last week,I can relate.

@samuelsellene

Awesome testimony! Praise Christ

@ScoutmanTC

Congrats on pushing through and how far you have come! This song helped in my darkest days too 💙

@shilohdoak9069

What if the pills, opiates in my case broke u beyond repair??

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