This Town
Niall Horan Lyrics


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Wakin' up to kiss you and nobody's there
The smell of your perfume still stuck in the air
It's hard
Yesterday I thought I saw your shadow runnin' 'round
It's funny how things never change in this old town
So far from the stars

And I wanna tell you everything
The words I never got to say the first time around
And I remember everything
From when we were the children playin' in this fairground
Wish I was there with you now

If the whole world was watchin', I'd still dance with you
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
Over and over, the only truth
Everything comes back to you, mm

I saw that you moved on with someone new
In the pub that we met, he's got his arms around you
It's so hard
So hard

And I wanna tell you everything
The words I never got to say the first time around
And I remember everything
From when we were the children playin' in this fairground
Wish I was there with you now

'Cause if the whole world was watchin', I'd still dance with you
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
Over and over, the only truth
Everything comes back to you
You still make me nervous when you walk in the room
Them butterflies, they come alive when I'm next to you
Over and over, the only truth
Everything comes back to you, mm

And I know that it's wrong
That I can't move on
But there's somethin' 'bout you

'Cause if the whole world was watchin', I'd still dance with you
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
Over and over, the only truth
Everything comes back to you
You still make me nervous when you walk in the room
Them butterflies, they come alive when I'm next to you
Over and over, the only truth




Everything comes back to you, mm
Everything comes back to you, mm

Overall Meaning

In Niall Horan's song "This Town," the singer reminisces about past love and the pain that comes with losing someone special. The lyrics speak to the lingering memories and feelings that remain after a relationship has ended. The song opens with the singer waking up alone and surrounded by the scent of his former love's perfume. He speaks to the challenge of getting over someone when everything around him reminds him of what he has lost.


The chorus expresses the yearning to be reunited with the lost love, despite the fact that they have moved on to a new relationship. The singer has vivid memories of their childhood and the time they spent together, wishing that he was there with the person he loves. He acknowledges that he knows he should move on, but he can't shake the feelings he has for his former love.


The haunting melody and mournful lyrics of "This Town" create a mood of nostalgia and wistfulness. It's a beautifully crafted song that captures the complexity of emotions that come with heartbreak.


Line by Line Meaning

Wakin' up to kiss you and nobody's there
I wake up, longing to feel the touch of your lips, but I am alone and you are not here.


The smell of your perfume still stuck in the air
The fragrance you wore still lingers in the room as a reminder of your presence.


It's hard
It is difficult and painful to accept the reality of being without you.


Yesterday I thought I saw your shadow runnin' 'round
I thought I saw a glimpse of you, but it was just a figment of my imagination playing tricks on me.


It's funny how things never change in this old town
Despite how life goes on, this town remains the same and unchanging, including the memories it holds.


So far from the stars
This place is far from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and the stardom it brings.


And I wanna tell you everything The words I never got to say the first time around
I yearn to share with you all the things I never had the chance to say when we were together.


And I remember everything From when we were the children playin' in this fairground
I have clear recollection of all the moments we spent together as innocent kids, laughing and playing in this amusement park.


Wish I was there with you now
I long to be by your side once again, experiencing joy and comfort together.


If the whole world was watchin', I'd still dance with you Drive highways and byways to be there with you Over and over, the only truth Everything comes back to you, mm
No matter who watches or what the world thinks, I will always dance with you and go the distance to be with you because you are the only truth in my life.


I saw that you moved on with someone new In the pub that we met, he's got his arms around you It's so hard So hard
I saw that you have found someone else and it hurts me deeply to see him holding you in the same pub where we met, making it harder for me to let go.


You still make me nervous when you walk in the room Them butterflies, they come alive when I'm next to you Over and over, the only truth Everything comes back to you, mm
Even now, when I see you, I still feel anxious and excited. The butterflies in my stomach come alive, reminding me that everything always leads back to you.


And I know that it's wrong That I can't move on But there's somethin' 'bout you
I am aware that it is not right and healthy to hold onto these feelings, but there is something about you that keeps me from letting go.


Everything comes back to you, mm
No matter how hard I try to forget or move on, everything always leads back to you, and you remain a constant presence in my heart and mind.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Niall James Horan, Daniel John Donald Bryer, Michael David Needle, Jamie Scott

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Lyrics

Waking up to kiss you and nobody's there
The smell of your perfume still stuck in the air
It's hard
Yesterday I thought I saw your shadow running round
It's funny how things never change in this old town
So far from the stars

And I want to tell you everything
The words I never got to say the first time around
And I remember everything
From when we were the children playing in this fairground
Wish I was there with you now

If the whole world was watching I'd still dance with you
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
Over and over the only truth
Everything comes back to you

I saw that you moved on with someone new
In the pub that we met he's got his arms around you
It's so hard
So hard

And I want to tell you everything
The words I never got to say the first time around
And I remember everything
From when we were the children playing in this fairground
Wish I was there with you now

Because if the whole world was watching I'd still dance with you
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
Over and over the only truth
Everything comes back to you
You still make me nervous when you walk in the room
Them butterflies they come alive when I'm next to you
Over and over the only truth
Everything comes back to you

And I know that it's wrong
That I can't move on
But there's something about you

If the whole world was watching I'd still dance with you
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
Over and over the only truth
Everything comes back to you
You still make me nervous when you walk in the room
Them butterflies they come alive when I'm next to you
Over and over the only truth
Everything comes back to you
Everything comes back to you



All comments from YouTube:

@Mar_mal_ade

I remember niall saying that this song is about a girl who lived in the same town with him and he used to like her but she moved on....after years he met her on a pub and all the memories flashed back....he put the story into a song so beautifully

@elitetv8858

Such a great song.

@nikkischippers6241

nizamy Stewart imagine being the girl

@tanyasingh445

can u give the link of that interview

@Mar_mal_ade

@@nikkischippers6241 ikr😭

@Mar_mal_ade

@@tanyasingh445 I'm sorry.. I forgot the interview... I will gave u if I found it

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1D Niall : "Chonce"
Us : "No Niall say chance"😂
Solo Niall : "Chance"
Us : "No Niall say chonce" 😭

@flowersandwalls

So true 😭
(Karma why you hate us?)

@nataliarezendemarini9488

Owww that hurts

@curlyhazza7129

Ahhh fr

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