Fix You
Coldplay Lyrics


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When you try your best but you don't succeed
When you get what you want but not what you need
When you feel so tired but you can't sleep
Stuck in reverse

When the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

High up above or down below
When you're too in love to let it go
If you never try you'll never know
Just what you're worth

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face
And I

Tears stream down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face
And I

Lights will guide you home




And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Overall Meaning

"Fix You" by Coldplay is a song that speaks to the emotional turmoil that we go through when life fails to go as planned. The song opens with the lines "When you try your best but you don't succeed / When you get what you want but not what you need," describing the feeling of disappointment that can come from working hard and achieving your goals, but still feeling unfulfilled. This is followed by "When you feel so tired but you can't sleep / Stuck in reverse," presenting the sense of being trapped in a rut and unable to move forward.


The chorus of the song provides hope and support, with the repeated line "Lights will guide you home / And ignite your bones / And I will try to fix you." This suggests that there is always a way forward, even in the darkest of moments, and that the singer of the song is committed to helping their loved one find their way. The song also speaks to the power of love, with lines such as "When you love someone but it goes to waste / Could it be worse?," acknowledging that love can bring great pain and sadness, but that the alternative of never having loved at all is even worse.


Overall, "Fix You" is a moving and powerful song that speaks to the universal experiences of disappointment, grief, and the need for love and support.


· "Fix You" was inspired by lead singer Chris Martin's effort to console his then-wife, actress Gwyneth Paltrow, following the death of her father.


· The song was originally much slower and more stripped-down, but the band decided to ramp up the tempo and add more instrumentation to create a more anthemic sound.


· The music video for "Fix You" features footage of the band performing live, as well as shots of everyday people going about their lives and facing various challenges.


· The song has been covered by many artists and used in various movies, TV shows, and commercials.


· "Fix You" was nominated for multiple awards, including Best British Single at the Brit Awards and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the Grammy Awards.


· Coldplay performed "Fix You" as part of their set at the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony.


· The song has been widely interpreted as a message of hope and support for those struggling with mental health issues.


· The use of the line "Lights will guide you home" has led many listeners to associate the song with the idea of finding one's way in the dark or during a difficult time.


· The song's emotional climax, featuring Martin's soaring vocals and the band's powerful instrumentation, has made it a popular choice for use in TV and film soundtracks.


Chords: C, G, Am, F


Line by Line Meaning

When you try your best but you don't succeed
You've put in maximum effort, yet you still failed to achieve what you intended.


When you get what you want but not what you need
The desires you've accomplished don't align with what you deeply crave for.


When you feel so tired but you can't sleep
Even though you're drained, you can't unwind and let yourself rest.


Stuck in reverse
You're trapped in a situation that's moving backwards, thwarting your progress.


When the tears come streaming down your face
You're overwhelmed with emotions and they show through your tears.


When you lose something you can't replace
Something precious to you is lost that can never be found again.


When you love someone but it goes to waste
You put your heart and soul into someone, but they didn't reciprocate your feelings.


Could it be worse?
You wonder if your current state is as bad as it could possibly get.


Lights will guide you home
There's hope that the darkness will subside and you'll find your way back to a better place.


And ignite your bones
You'll be fueled with a newfound energy, passion, and determination.


And I will try to fix you
I'll do everything in my power to heal your wounds, help you recover, and make things right.


High up above or down below
No matter where you are or how deeply entrenched the problem may seem, you'll eventually find relief.


When you're too in love to let it go
You're so deeply enamored and devoted that you can't bring yourself to move on.


If you never try you'll never know
You won't realize your full potential unless you take risks and put yourself out there.


Just what you're worth
You have immense value, and it's crucial to recognize it and pursue what you truly deserve.


Tears stream down your face
The grief, pain, or sorrow you're experiencing is overflowing and manifesting in your tears.


I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
I acknowledge the errors I've made and vow to grow, improve, and avoid repeating them in the future.


And I
I'm by your side and won't leave you alone.


Lights will guide you home
There's a glimmer of hope and solace in the midst of the darkness.


And ignite your bones
You'll be rejuvenated and rekindled with strength and vitality.


And I will try to fix you
Through my persistent and unwavering care and support, I'll aim to mend your brokenness.




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:

@eetutikkanen9157

When you try your best, but you don't succeed
When you get what you want, but not what you need
When you feel so tired, but you can't sleep
Stuck in reverse
And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone, but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

And high up above or down below
When you're too in love to let it go
But if you never try you'll never know
Just what you're worth

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face and I
Tears stream down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face and I

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you



@Clauder.

"Fix You" de Coldplay é uma música poderosa sobre empatia, apoio e esperança diante da dor. É a narrativa de alguém oferecendo conforto e cura para uma pessoa amada que está passando por um momento difícil.

O ciclo de frustração: A música começa com uma série de situações difíceis: esforço sem sucesso, desejos não atendidos, cansaço e lágrimas. "Stuck in reverse" simboliza a sensação de retrocesso e estagnação emocional.

A perda e o amor desperdiçado: A dor se intensifica com a perda de algo irrecuperável e o amor que parece ter se esvaído. "Could it be worse?" - o narrador questiona se existe sofrimento maior, expressando a profunda dor da pessoa amada.

A promessa de conserto: Apesar da escuridão, o narrador oferece luz e uma tentativa de cura. "Lights will guide you home" e "ignite your bones" são metáforas para o caminho de volta à esperança e a revitalização do espírito. "I will try to fix you" é a essência da música: uma promessa de suporte e empatia, mesmo que a cura completa não seja possível.

O amor e o risco: "High up above, or down below" - o narrador reconhece que o amor pode levar a altos e baixos, mas ressalta que o risco vale a pena. "But if you never try, you'll never know" - ele encoraja a pessoa amada a buscar a felicidade, mesmo que pareça difícil.

Aprendendo e prometendo: O refrão se fecha com lágrimas e a promessa de aprendizado. "I promise you I will learn from my mistakes" - o narrador demonstra humildade e comprometimento em não repetir erros que possam causar dor.

A repetição final: A repetição de "Lights will guide you home" e "I will try to fix you" reforça a mensagem de esperança e apoio continuo. É um mantra de conforto e compaixão para a pessoa amada.

Em resumo, "Fix You" é uma ode à empatia e ao poder do amor em face da dor. É uma promessa de acompanhar alguém em sua jornada de cura e recomeço, mesmo que isso signifique apenas oferecer a luz das lanternas e a calorosa chama do companheirismo.

A interpretação que te ofereci é apenas uma perspectiva, lembre-se que a beleza da música está na liberdade que ela dá para cada pessoa encontrar seu próprio significado.



@kyloluma1212

lyrics
When you try your best but you don't succeed
When you get what you want but not want you need
When you feel so tired but you can't sleep
Stuck in reverse
When the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?
Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you
When you're high up above or down below
When you're too in love to let it go
But if you never try you'll never know
Just what you're worth
Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you
(Music)
Tears stream
Down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream
Down your face
And I
Tears stream
Down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream
Down your face
And I
Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try, to fix you



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@eetutikkanen9157

When you try your best, but you don't succeed
When you get what you want, but not what you need
When you feel so tired, but you can't sleep
Stuck in reverse
And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone, but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

And high up above or down below
When you're too in love to let it go
But if you never try you'll never know
Just what you're worth

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face and I
Tears stream down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face and I

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

@Hershey667

Thank you 😃

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@Asad_.

This song hits different when you're surrounded by people, but still feel alone.

@nayeligonzalez7766

Same here, I have depression, anxiety, ptsd, and adhd 😞

@simondsa1234

Fair statement... I oddly reflect on the "famous" folks who had folks constantly around them. Your Dolores, Kurt, Sid, Amy, Jimi, Robin, and such... And yet... 😢 Stay strong.. ❤

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