Celebrate
Empire of the Sun Lyrics


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Follow the simplest fact
Girl you cheated through the breakin' way
Fall through the love like I never loved
Soberer than I've ever been

Call me, hard to emerge yea
Sittin' on the fire and waitin'
All the things I have changed and Im afraid you
Crossed an inch away

We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love
We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love

Sorry, it touches a bad news
What you wanted I say come on and go
Louder, lookin' at all the fires
I say anyway the inch took off

Sorry, the angels had split sure
Of the verge and washed away
To fly is only one, all I ever said
In a simple way

We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love
We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love

We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love
We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love

'Cause for real it looks like youre in the dark
Bount to be upon a star
Imagine how youd feel
Here's we're feeling lost

We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love
We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love

We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love




We celebrate, we celebrate our love
We celebrate our love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Empire of the Sun's song Celebrate seem to be a reflection on a past relationship that has ended, but the singer is still struggling to move on. The first verse mentions a girl who cheated, perhaps alluding to the reason for the breakup. The line "Fall through the love like I never loved" suggests that the singer gave their all in the relationship and now feels lost and disconnected from that love. The next line, "Soberer than I've ever been", further emphasizes the emotional distance the singer feels in the aftermath of the relationship.


In the chorus, the singer repeats the phrase "We celebrate our love", perhaps in a bittersweet attempt to hold onto what was good in the relationship. The second verse is more cryptic, with lines like "Call me, hard to emerge yea" and "Sorry, it touches a bad news" that are open to interpretation. However, there is a sense of regret and loss throughout the song, as well as an emphasis on the difficulty of moving on.


Overall, the lyrics to Celebrate paint a picture of a relationship that didn't work out, but the singer is still struggling to let go. The repetition of the chorus suggests that the singer is trying to find something to hold onto from the relationship, but ultimately it seems like it's time to move on.


Line by Line Meaning

Follow the simplest fact
Stick to what is true and straightforward


Girl you cheated through the breakin' way
You took advantage of the easiest path instead of being honest


Fall through the love like I never loved
Experience love as if it's the first time, with a completely open heart


Soberer than I've ever been
Being clear and level-headed about the situation


Call me, hard to emerge yea
It's difficult to express my thoughts and feelings


Sittin' on the fire and waitin'
Enduring the pain and heartache of waiting for change


All the things I have changed and Im afraid you
I'm scared that the changes I've made aren't enough for you


Crossed an inch away
It feels like you're so close yet so far away


We celebrate, we celebrate our love
Despite the difficulties, we recognize and honor the love we share


Sorry, it touches a bad news
I'm sorry, but the news I have to share is not good


What you wanted I say come on and go
I'm giving you permission to leave if that's what you truly want


Louder, lookin' at all the fires
Despite the chaos and destruction, I'm still here


I say anyway the inch took off
Regardless, we're still moving forward


Sorry, the angels had split sure
Unfortunately, it seems like our angels have abandoned us


Of the verge and washed away
We're on the edge and could easily be lost, but we're still here


To fly is only one, all I ever said
The only thing I ever wanted was the freedom to fly and explore


In a simple way
Without complication or stress


'Cause for real it looks like youre in the dark
It seems like you're lost and uncertain


Bount to be upon a star
With the potential to shine and be great


Imagine how youd feel
Think about the possibilities


Here's we're feeling lost
We're searching for direction and clarity




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, O/B/O DistroKid
Written by: NICHOLAS GEORGE LITTLEMORE, PETER BRUCE MAYES, DANIEL PAUL JOHNS, LUKE JAMES STEELE, THOMAS MATTHEW OLSEN, SCOTT HORSCROFT, JONO SLOAN

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@M.Davit613

Who listen in 2024?

@alexrcanez

Hooya!!!

@SOFTPOISON

☝🏽aquí

@johnryder7794

Empire is timeless, if anything who listening in 3345?

@yuzunightcore64

Now 2024 january

@letsgococo288

We will ALL be still living their music in 2099 let that sink in.

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@huzaifamalick6068

2024 anyone?

@Italianhoneyolv6

Luke you are the Empire!! thank you for sticking with your fans and not money. Art expression forever,love you Luke!

@jamieslaght

I love how in an interview he said he was just bored of the doom n' gloom music and wanted music to be uplifting. That's what I'm sayin'... Let the fabric of society disintegrate, look up, rejoice and be happy. <3 ~ One Love ~

@danizanzibar4344

Yeh i hate sad songs and sad singers

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