Anywhere
Evanescence Lyrics


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Dear my love, haven't you wanted to be with me
And dear my love, haven't you longed to be free
I can't keep pretending that I don't even know you
And at sweet night, you are my own
Take my hand

We're leaving here tonight
There's no need to tell anyone
They'd only hold us down
So by the morning's light
We'll be half way to anywhere
Where love is more than just your name

I have dreamt of a place for you and I
No one knows who we are there
All I want is to give my life only to you
I've dreamt so long, I cannot dream anymore
Let's run away, I'll take you there

We're leaving here tonight
There's no need to tell anyone
They'd only hold us down
So by the morning's light
We'll be half way to anywhere
Where no one needs a reason

Forget this life
Come with me
Don't look back, you're safe now
Unlock your heart
Drop your guard
No one's left to stop you

Forget this life
Come with me
Don't look back you're safe now
Unlock your heart
Drop your guard
No one's left to stop you now

We're leaving here tonight
There's no need to tell anyone
They'd only hold us down
So by the morning's light
We'll be half way to anywhere
Where love is more than just your name

Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah




Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah

Overall Meaning

The song "Anywhere" by Evanescence, is a ballad about escaping one's reality and running away with the one you love. The song begins with "Dear my love, haven't you wanted to be with me. And dear my love, haven't you longed to be free. I can't keep pretending that I don't even know you. And at sweet night, you are my own. Take my hand." Here, the singer is talking to her love and asking them if they ever wanted to be with her and be free while expressing her longing to know her love better. The next verse talks about a dream she had where her love and she could run away to be with each other in a place where they remain anonymous. The chorus of the song says that they are leaving without telling anyone since people would hold them down, and soon, they'll be halfway to anywhere, where love is not just a name.


In the second verse, the singer invites her love to come with her and leave this life behind while promising safety. The lyrics "Unlock your heart, drop your guard, no one's left to stop you now," highlight the desires to be with the one they love without any interference from anyone. The chorus is repeated again, emphasizing the idea that they can go anywhere to be together and be free.


Line by Line Meaning

Dear my love, haven't you wanted to be with me
I sense that you yearn to be near me, my dear love


And dear my love, haven't you longed to be free
Dear one, yearned to be free, you have, haven't you?


I can't keep pretending that I don't even know you
It is senseless of me to keep pretending to not know you


And at sweet night, you are my own
When night's sweetness envelopes us, you are mine


Take my hand
Hold my hand


We're leaving here tonight
Tonight we're running away


There's no need to tell anyone
No need to inform anyone


They'd only hold us down
They'll only try to hold us back


So by the morning's light
When the morning comes


We'll be half way to anywhere
We'll be halfway to our dream destination


Where love is more than just your name
A place where 'love' is no just a word


I have dreamt of a place for you and I
I have dreamt of a world designed for us


No one knows who we are there
In this world, we are anonymous


All I want is to give my life only to you
I want my life to belong solely to you


I've dreamt so long, I cannot dream anymore
I have dreamed for an eternity, I cannot go on dreaming


Let's run away, I'll take you there
We'll run off together, I'll take us to that place


Where no one needs a reason
A place where there is no justifying needed


Forget this life
Leave this life behind


Come with me
Follow me


Don't look back, you're safe now
Don't turn back, you're safe with me


Unlock your heart
Open your heart


Drop your guard
Lower your defenses


No one's left to stop you
No force remains to halt you


Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah


Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah


Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah


Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah


Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah


Yeah yeah, yeah
Yeah yeah, yeah




Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Reservoir Media Management, Inc.
Written by: AMY LEE, BEN MOODY, DAVID HODGES

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@phillpauley6672

This could easily be a song from God to any of us.
I hoped and prayed and worked my ass off to pay off all my debt and build my credit up enough to buy a house completely alone.
The first time I ever heard this song was the same day that I heard that I got the loan for the house.
It’s the one and only time in my life I’ve ever gotten a loan for anything aside from small credit cards.
I worked hard but God gave me the strength to do so. It’s been incredibly stressful.
Next week I get to move in to my house in the country where I can work on things any time I want to because I don’t have neighbors to complain about the noise from my power tools like I’ve always had to deal with.
Now I’m free to make whatever I want as soon as the idea pops in my head.
I’ve made knives and other metal art since I was a kid and I’ve played around with alternative energy sources like solar and wind power.
Now I can do something with my life!

Thank you God for the help!
And thank you God for sending me this beautiful song at just the right time.
I will not waste this gift!!!



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@benjaminbuhler2932

Painfully underrated song by Evanescence. A personal favorite

@sccanj

The biggest jewels need to remain hidden
What would be the point of this song sounding everywhere

@tawanahickey9234

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@tawanahickey9234

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@onota8527

@@sccanjrightly said

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@darkme6758

I don't care how old this song is. I will always love this song. No matter what

@firmaeick

Dark Me about 18 years

@tawanahickey9234

To get to work on it this

@vaishportrays2963

Yes me too, this is pure gem❤️❤️

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