Holdin On
Flume Lyrics


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To keep on holdin' on, holdin' on
Holdin' on, holdin' on
Holdin' on, holdin' on
Holdin' on, holdin' on

To keep on holdin' on, holdin' on
Holdin' on, holdin' on
Holdin' on, holdin' on
Holdin' on, holdin' on

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

(Love)
(Love)
(Love)
Holdin' on, holdin' on
You loose, no, no

Can't turn you loose, no, no
Cause I need all the joy you bring
Hey, I can't let you go with nobody
Cause I love you, baby, yes I do
(Yes I do)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

Gonna give you everything you want
'Cause I gotta, gotta keep on holdin' on, holdin' on
(I can't, I can't turn you)
Can't let you go away no no, away, no no
Oh, you'll be the only girl, you'll be the only girl
Holdin' on
(I can't, I can't turn you)
Can't let you get away no no, away, no no

(I can't turn you)
(I can't turn you)




(I can't, I can't, I can't, I can't turn you)
(I can't, I can't, I can't, I can't turn you)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Flume's "Holdin On" are quite simple, yet they convey a message of determination and perseverance. The repeated lines "To keep on holdin' on, holdin' on" emphasize the importance of staying strong and not giving up, even in the face of adversity. The following lines, "You loose, no, no / Can't turn you loose, no, no," further emphasize this message, as they suggest that even when things seem to be falling apart, the singer is committed to holding on and not letting go.


The song also features the line "Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you," which serves as a more romantic and intimate moment within the song. This line is repeated several times throughout the song, further emphasizing the importance of this relationship and the singer's dedication to it.


Overall, the lyrics to "Holdin On" encourage listeners to stay strong and persevere through difficult times, while also celebrating the importance of love and commitment in our lives.


Line by Line Meaning

To keep on holdin' on, holdin' on
The singer wants to continue holding on to someone or something.


Holdin' on, holdin' on
The repetition emphasizes the desire to hold on.


No no, yes I do (yes I do)
The singer contradicts their own statement to express love for someone.


Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
The singer loves someone who can dance well.


(Love)
The word 'love' is repeated to emphasize its importance.


You loose, no, no
The singer cannot let go of someone.


Can't turn you loose, no, no
The singer cannot let go of someone.


Cause I need all the joy you bring
The singer needs the happiness this person brings.


Hey, I can't let you go with nobody
The singer cannot allow this person to be with someone else.


Cause I love you, baby, yes I do (Yes I do)
The singer loves this person.


Gonna give you everything you want
The singer promises to provide everything this person desires.


'Cause I gotta, gotta keep on holdin' on, holdin' on
The singer is determined to keep holding on to this person.


Can't let you go away no no, away, no no
The singer cannot allow this person to leave.


Oh, you'll be the only girl, you'll be the only girl
The singer wants this person to be their only romantic partner.


Holdin' on
The singer repeats their desire to hold on.


Can't let you get away no no, away, no no
The singer cannot allow this person to leave.


(I can't turn you)
The singer repeats their inability to let go of this person.


(I can't, I can't, I can't, I can't turn you)
The repetition emphasizes the singer's desire to keep holding on.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: ANGUS STUART, LUKE DUBBER, OTIS REDDING, HARLEY STRETEN

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Eriicka Briiones

To keep on holdin' on, holdin' on 
Holdin' on, holdin' on 
To keep on holdin' on, holdin' on 

Holdin' on, holdin' on

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

(Love...love...love)
Holdin' on, holdin' on
You loose, no, no

Can't turn you loose, no, no
Cause I need all the joy you bring
Hey, I can't let you go with nobody
Cause I love you, baby, yes I do
(Yes I do)

No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)
No no, yes I do (yes I do)
Oh hip-shaking mama, I love you (I love)

Gonna give you everything you want
Cause I gotta, gotta keep on holdin' on, holdin' on
I can't, I can't turn you
Can't let you go away no no, away, no no
Oh, you'll be the only girl, you'll be the only girl
Holdin' on
I can't, I can't, I can't turn you
Can't let you get away no no, away, no no

I can't turn you



All comments from YouTube:

Aiden

This song reminds me of better days. Warm summer. Carelessly partying, having great time. And not stressing out bout anythin

A M

So many fucking memories man. Thats what i love about music. You usually have different songs that represent different times in your life. Music has the power to take you back in time and feel what you felt during that period of your life. Its fucking amazing

Leeroy Brown

Imagine what you'd be saying now...

kool_aid campain

@Leeroy Brown or even NOW

kool_aid campain

Yeah for the good and the bad

Athalia Miller

YESSS I thought I was the only one that felt that way

Mr.roulette

Yes

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Hamish

This guy is AMAZING. A musical prodigy. The 2 songs of his i knew of Sleepless and Insane were perfection, then to find out he was behind this song that i always hear on the radio... wow. Go Aussie music!

Jxyrxss

I was 14 years old when this came out, I remember playing basketball with my brother and the neighborhood kids to this song. Miss those times so much

Christian Peralta

Finally able to see this live a couple of days ago was such a full circle moment for me…thank you so much for all the amazing music over the countless years Flume❤

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