The Chain
Harry Styles Lyrics


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Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise
Running in the shadows, damn your love
Damn your lies

And if you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying you
Would never break the chain
(Never break the chain)
If you don't love me now
(If you don't love me now)
You will never love me again
(Never love me again)
I can still hear you saying you
Would never break the chain
(Never break the chain)

Listen to the wind blow, down comes the night
Running in the shadows, damn your love
Damn your lies
Break the silence, damn the dark
Damn the light

And if you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying you
Would never break the chain
(Never break the chain)
And if you don't love me now
(If you don't love me now)
You will never love me again
(Never love me again)
I can still hear you saying you
Would never break the chain
(Hear you saying, never break the chain)
If you don't love me now
(If you don't love me now)
You will never love me again
(Never love me again)
I can still hear you saying you
Would never break the chain
(Hear you saying, never break the chain)

Hey

Chains keep us together
Chains keep us together
Chains keep us together
(running in the shadows)
Chains keep us together
(running in the shadows)




Chains keep us together
Chains keep us together

Overall Meaning

"The Chain" is a song by Harry Styles that is about love and heartbreak. The lyrics tell the story of a relationship that has ended, and the singer is trying to come to terms with the fact that they are no longer together. The opening lines of "Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise, running in the shadows" suggest that the singer is in a reflective mood and is looking back on the good times they shared with their partner. However, the chorus reveals that the relationship has ended and the partner has moved on. The lines "If you don't love me now, you will never love me again, I can still hear you saying you would never break the chain" emphasize the finality of the breakup and suggest that the partner has made it clear that the relationship is over. The final lines of the song, "Chains keep us together," suggest that the singer is still holding onto the hope that the relationship can be salvaged.


The verses are short and the chorus is repeated several times throughout the song, emphasizing its importance and impact. The powerful vocals and instrumentals add depth to the complicated emotions that come with love and heartbreak. The use of the metaphorical chains could be interpreted in different ways, such as the bonds of love or the emotional ties that connect two people. The song's melody is simple and catchy, making it an enjoyable and relatable listen for audiences. Overall, "The Chain" is a poignant and evocative song that addresses the universal experience of love and loss.


Line by Line Meaning

Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise
Pay attention to the natural elements and beauty of the world around you


Running in the shadows, damn your love
Fighting against the love and passion that still lingers despite the pain and hurt caused


Damn your lies
Condemning the deceit and dishonesty that led to the heartbreak and betrayal


And if you don't love me now
If you do not have feelings for me presently


You will never love me again
The emotions between us have been lost and can never be rekindled


I can still hear you saying you
Memories of you continue to echo in my mind


Would never break the chain
The commitment and loyalty we both made to each other can never be broken


Listen to the wind blow, down comes the night
The once beautiful and calm atmosphere is turning dark and tumultuous


Break the silence, damn the dark
Speak up, and do not be afraid of the negativity and unknown


Damn the light
Disregard the hope and positivity that may still exist


Chains keep us together
Despite everything, the bond and connection between us remains strong and unbreakable




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING, Peermusic Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Christine McVie, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Stephanie Nicks

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@nahidsanchezflores495

Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise
Running in the shadows, damn your love, damn your lies
And if, you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying
You would never break the chain (Never break the chain)
And if you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying
You would never break the chain (Never break the chain)
Listen to the wind blow, down comes the night
Running in the shadows, damn your love, damn your lies
Break the silence, damn the dark, damn the light
And if you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying
You would never break the chain (Never break the chain)
And if you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying
You would never break the chain (Never break the chain)
And if you don't love me now
You will never love me again
I can still hear you saying
You would never break the chain (Never break the chain)
Chain keep us together (running in the shadow)
Chain keep us together (running in the shadow)
Chain keep us together (running in the shadow)
Chain keep us together (running in the shadow)
Chain keep us together (running in the shadow)
Chain keep us together (running in the shadow)



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@keirawoodhead5965

the amount of money i would pay to hear medicine or anna in the studio like this

@DRT813

For me it's Ultralight Beam 😔

@alina-roxanatothazan4712

@D R same!

@iluvlany

Keira W on godd

@catharticmemefairy2088

And just a little bit of your heart

@keirawoodhead5965

CatharticMemeFairy of course

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@puffykitten31

Older people falling in love with Harry’s talent. Younger people falling in love with Fleetwood Mac’s songs. I like it

@wuharasmuller2397

So true!

@martinaspanu1709

exactly

@michellebaker9326

@Wuharas Müller I was going to comment same thing!

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