Paradise
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When she was just a girl she expected the world
But it flew away from her reach
So she ran away in her sleep and dreamed of
Para-para-paradise, para-para-paradise, para-para-paradise
Every time she closed her eyes

When she was just a girl she expected the world
But it flew away from her reach and the bullets catch in her teeth
Life goes on, it gets so heavy
The wheel breaks the butterfly every tear a waterfall
In the night the stormy night she'll close her eyes
In the night the stormy night away she'd fly

And dream of para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise

(Oh oh oh oh oh, oh-oh-oh)

She'd dream of para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise

(Oh oh oh oh oh, oh-oh-oh-oh)

La-la-la-la-la-la-la
La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la
And so lying underneath those stormy skies
She'd say, "Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
I know the sun must set to rise"

This could be para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise

This could be para-para-paradise
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

This could be para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise

This could be para-para-paradise
Oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh, oh

This could be para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise





This could be para-para-paradise
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

Overall Meaning

The song "Paradise" by Coldplay/Le Grand Fedde tells the story of a girl who, when she was younger, had expectations for a bright future ahead, only to have them slip through her fingers. She finds solace in her dreams of "para-para-paradise" and escapes from her troubles whenever she closes her eyes. Life can be heavy and difficult, and the metaphor of the wheel breaking the butterfly emphasizes the fragility of hope and the resilience required to face the struggles of daily life. Despite the struggles, the girl in the song recognizes that even in the midst of the stormy night, the sun must eventually rise.


The lyrics of the song are open to interpretation, but could be seen as a message of hope for those who are struggling to find their own para-para-paradise. It encourages listeners to keep dreaming, even in the face of adversity, and to recognize that every storm eventually passes.


Line by Line Meaning

When she was just a girl she expected the world
As a child, she believed she could accomplish anything


But it flew away from her reach
But her dreams seemed out of grasp


So she ran away in her sleep and dreamed of para-para-paradise, para-para-paradise, para-para-paradise
She escaped into dreams of an idyllic paradise


Every time she closed her eyes
Only when she shut out the world could she find solace


But it flew away from her reach and the bullets catch in her teeth
As she grew older, the obstacles became more imposing and daunting


Life goes on, it gets so heavy
Life continues to find ways to weigh her down


The wheel breaks the butterfly every tear a waterfall
Even beauty is vulnerable to the harsh realities of the world


In the night the stormy night she'll close her eyes
Amidst turmoil and chaos, she retreats into herself


Away she'd fly and dream of para-para-paradise
And finds solace in a world of her own creation


She'd dream of para-para-paradise
She seeks refuge in a perfect place


And so lying underneath those stormy skies, she'd say, 'Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, I know the sun must set to rise'
Even in the darkest moments, she believes that things will eventually get better


This could be para-para-paradise
The world could be her perfect refuge


Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh




Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, THE ROYALTY NETWORK INC.
Written by: WILLIAM CHAMPION, CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY JOHN MARTIN, JONATHAN MARK BUCKLAND, BRIAN ENO, GUY RUPERT BERRYMAN

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