Paradise
Coldplay Lyrics


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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'd 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)

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
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)

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

This could be para-para-paradise
(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)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Coldplay's song "Paradise" are an introspective look at the hopes and disappointments of a girl who once expected the world. As a child, the girl had big dreams and aspirations, but as she grew older, the reality of life crept in, and she struggled to keep up with the demands of the world. The first verse starts with a reminiscence of her childhood dreams, followed by a heartbreak when those dreams flew away from her reach. The second verse speaks of the struggles that the girl is facing as an adult. The bullets that catch in her teeth are perhaps the consequences of the hard choices she has to make, and the weight of her responsibilities that she cannot escape. Life goes on, the wheel keeps turning, and every tear she sheds is like a waterfall that never stops. In the end, the girl finds solace in her dreams of paradise, imagining a better life away from the hardships of reality.


The chorus repeats the phrase "para-para-paradise," used as a refrain to emphasize the girl's dreamlike state. The song's bridge is a moment of introspection, as the girl lies down on a stormy night and contemplates the impermanence of life. She says that the sun must set to rise, acknowledging that every hardship can be overcome with a little hope and optimism. The song ends with a repetition of the chorus, with an added layer of euphoria and exaltation, conveying the message that paradise is within reach if we dare to dream.


Line by Line Meaning

When she was just a girl she expected the world
When she was young, she believed that the world was hers for the taking


But it flew away from her reach
But her dreams seemed to always slip away from her grasp


So she ran away in her sleep
So she would escape in her dreams


Dreamed of para-para-paradise
She would dream of a perfect and peaceful world


Para-para-paradise, para-para-paradise
A place so perfect it needed to be repeated


Every time she closed her eyes
Every time she fell asleep, her mind would wander to this paradise


And the bullets catch in her teeth
But reality can be harsh, and it was difficult for her to hold on to her dreams


Life goes on, it gets so heavy
She struggled to keep her head up with the challenges of life


The wheel breaks the butterfly
The world sometimes hurts the beautiful and fragile things


Every tear a waterfall
Her tears were a never-ending stream


In the night the stormy night she'll close her eyes
In the dark and lonely times, she would close her eyes and dream of that paradise


Away she'd fly
In her dreams, she would escape to that peaceful place


Sing, la la la la la la la la la
She would sing to herself, trying to find happiness even when it is hard


La la la la la la la
Continuing to sing, no matter what


And so lying underneath those stormy skies
As she lay under the stormy skies of reality


She'd say, 'Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
She would tell herself


I know the sun must set to rise'
That things may get worse before they get better


This could be para-para-paradise
But despite all of the hardships, there is still hope for a better life


Para-para-paradise
That perfect world she dreamed of


This could be para, be paradise
This difficult journey could result in paradise


Para-paradise
She believed that the paradise she dreamed of could be real




Lyrics © TuneCore Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Christopher Anthony John Martin, Guy Rupert Berryman, Jonathan Mark Buckland, William Champion, Brian Peter George Eno

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@ActualThorn

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
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
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'd 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
La, la-la-la-la-la-la
La-la-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la-la, yeah
So lying underneath those stormy skies
She said, "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
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



@Clauder.

"Paradise" é uma música que aborda temas de esperança e escapismo. A letra da música conta a história de alguém que está procurando um lugar melhor para escapar das dificuldades da vida. O narrador da música está cansado de sua vida atual, que é cheia de "medos infantis" e "cidades grandes e opressivas". Ele sonha com um lugar melhor, um "paraíso" onde ele possa encontrar paz e felicidade.

A música começa com o narrador expressando sua exaustão com sua vida atual. Ele se sente sufocado por seus medos e não consegue encontrar um lugar para se sentir seguro. Ele se compara a uma criança, sugerindo que ele ainda não está pronto para enfrentar os desafios da vida adulta.

No segundo verso, o narrador descreve sua visão do paraíso. Ele imagina um lugar onde não há medo, onde as pessoas vivem em harmonia com a natureza. Ele sonha com um lugar onde ele possa encontrar amor e aceitação.

O refrão da música é um grito de esperança. O narrador pede para ser levado para o paraíso, onde ele pode encontrar a paz que está procurando.

O terceiro verso da música volta a descrever a vida atual do narrador. Ele está preso em uma cidade grande e opressiva. Ele se sente sozinho e sem esperança.

O refrão da música é repetido pela terceira vez, com um sentimento ainda mais urgente. O narrador está implorando para ser levado para o paraíso.

O final da música é uma declaração de fé. O narrador acredita que o paraíso existe e que ele um dia vai encontrá-lo.

"Paradise" é uma música sobre a busca pela felicidade. A música pode ser interpretada de diversas maneiras. Ela pode ser vista como uma metáfora para a busca por um lugar melhor no mundo, seja ele um lugar físico ou metafísico. Também pode ser vista como uma expressão da esperança de que a felicidade é possível, mesmo nos momentos mais difíceis.

A música é capaz de tocar a alma do ouvinte. A letra é simples, mas eficaz, e a melodia é linda e envolvente. "Paradise" é uma música que vai te fazer sonhar com um lugar melhor, mesmo que você não saiba onde ele está.



@-elvis-1964

For the english people that not understand what is "Willyrex"

Willyrex is a famous spanish youtuber that plays Minecraft and other games.
In 2011, he made a video singing this song and now its a meme in the spanish community.

The video: https://youtu.be/nugrbr8dvvk
Isn't the official channel because the original video is in private, but its the same video with spanish pronunciation lyrics.

Edit for the spanish people:
Que no soy de ingles soy de españita coño

Edit 2:
Te queremos Willy ❤ Felicidades por María



@syuriashinegiftbox933

lyrics:- Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
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 dream of
Para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Every time she closed her eyes
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
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'd 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
La, la-la, 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 said, "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
This could be para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh-oh
This could be para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Para-para-paradise
Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh-oh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh...



All comments from YouTube:

@chicken

I believe that somewhere in the world, there are people who feel the same emotions that I feel when I listen to masterpieces like this song.

@jeovagloriapereira5081

Verdade

@mickeymuse2054

Now I'm listening

@cheeze588

Yessssss

@cob6648

yep !

@tomosisaacs8844

Fair paly

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@Treesah35

Coldplay saved my son. He has Autism and it's been hard for him.
The harmonics and the vocals by Chris, calmed him when things seemed bad.

My son is 26 now. And Coldplay is a coping mechanism.
And this mom will be forever grateful.

THANK YOU COLDPLAY!

@commentpolice463

Rest in peace legendary childhood. We always wanted to grow up at the time and now we want to go back. I miss the simpler times. What a time to be alive

@roasty2k9

feel you. damn

@6totoro6

not we all.

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