Stay
Zedd Lyrics


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Waiting for the time to pass you by
Hope the winds of change will change your mind
I could give a thousand reasons why
And I know you, and you've got to

Make it on your own, but we don't have to grow up
We can stay forever young
Living on my sofa, drinking rum and cola
Underneath the rising sun
I could give a thousand reasons why
But you're going, and you know that

All you have to do is stay a minute
Just take your time
The clock is ticking, so stay
All you have to do is wait a second
Your hands on mine
The clock is ticking, so stay

All you have to do is
All you have to do is stay

Won't admit what I already know
I've never been the best at letting go
I don't wanna spend the night alone
Guess I need you, and I need to

Make it on my own, but I don't wanna grow up
We can stay forever young
Living on my sofa, drinking rum and cola
Underneath the rising sun
I could give a million reasons why
But you're going, and you know that

All you have to do is stay a minute
Just take your time
The clock is ticking, so stay
All you have to do is wait a second
Your hands on mine
The clock is ticking, so stay

All you have to do is
All you have to do is stay

All you have to do is stay
So stay, yeah

All you have to do is stay a minute
Just take your time
The clock is ticking, so stay
All you have to do is wait a second
Your hands on mine




The clock is ticking, so stay
All you have to do is stay

Overall Meaning

In the song "Stay," Zedd talks about the desire to hold onto someone and live in the moment, even though he knows they will eventually leave. He starts by acknowledging that he wants time to pass quickly so that the other person can change their mind about leaving. He believes that there are thousands of reasons for them to stay with him, but he also understands that it's important for them to make it on their own. Despite this, he suggests that they don't have to grow up and can instead stay forever young. He suggests that they can spend the day drinking rum and cola on his sofa, enjoying the sun. He tells them that while he could give a million reasons why they should stay, he knows they are going, and there is nothing he can do to change their mind.


In the second verse, he admits that he is struggling to let go and doesn't want to spend the night alone. He says that he needs the other person and doesn't want to grow up either, hoping to stay forever young. The song ends with Zedd pleading with the person to stay for a minute, take their time, and enjoy the moment, knowing that time is ticking away. He tells them to stay in the present and enjoy the moment, as that is all that truly matters.


Overall, the song talks about the desire to hold onto someone even though you know they will eventually leave. It's about living in the moment, enjoying life, and not letting go of the important things.


Line by Line Meaning

Waiting for the time to pass you by
Hoping for a change to happen to you without taking control of your situation.


Hope the winds of change will change your mind
Wishing that external forces will influence you to make a decision differently than you currently believe.


I could give a thousand reasons why
Expressing the number of arguments you have to convince someone to do what you want them to.


And I know you, and you've got to
Believing that you understand the person you are trying to convince and that they should ultimately make the decision you want.


Make it on your own, but we don't have to grow up
Encouraging independence while advocating for maintaining a youthful spirit rather than accepting traditional adult responsibilities.


We can stay forever young
Emphasizing the message of maintaining youthfulness and freedom for as long as possible.


Living on my sofa, drinking rum and cola
Painting a laid-back, carefree picture of a relaxed lifestyle with no major responsibilities or concerns.


Underneath the rising sun
Connecting the previous line to the idea of enjoying the present and taking things as they come.


But you're going, and you know that
Acknowledging that someone does not want to or cannot maintain this carefree lifestyle.


All you have to do is stay a minute
Asserting that the person does not have to leave permanently and could remain just a little while longer.


Just take your time
Encouraging the person not to rush their decision and to carefully consider their options.


The clock is ticking, so stay
Using the metaphor of time as a force that cannot be avoided and applying it to this decision, implying that they must act before time runs out.


Won't admit what I already know
Referring to personal feelings that cannot be shared or expressed to others.


I've never been the best at letting go
Acknowledging that it is difficult to come to terms with the end of a relationship or situation.


I don't wanna spend the night alone
Expressing a desire for companionship and togetherness rather than facing things alone.


Guess I need you, and I need to
Admitting that the person is important and necessary in their life.


Make it on my own, but I don't wanna grow up
Promoting the idea of independence while simultaneously rejecting traditional adult responsibilities.


I could give a million reasons why
Amplifying the number of arguments you have to convince someone to do what you want them to.


All you have to do is stay
Directly stating the desired action for the other person to take.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Alessia Caracciolo, Anders Froen, Anton Zaslavski, Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius, Linus Thure Wiklund, Sarah Paige Aarons

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✔️️ Lyrics: (if the video is too fast for you)

Waiting for the time to pass you by
Hope the winds of change will change your mind
I could give a thousand a reasons why
And I know you, and you've got to

Make it on your own but, we don't have to grow up
We can stay forever young
Living on my sofa, drinking rum and cola
Underneath the rising sun

I could give a thousand a reasons why
But you're going, and you know that
All you have to do is stay a minute
Just take your time
The clock is ticking
So stay

All you have to do is wait a second
Your hands on mine
The clock is ticking
So stay

- Drop 1:06 -

All you have to do is stay

Won't admit what I already know
I've never been the best at letting go
I don't wanna spend the night alone
Guess I need you, and I need to

Make it on my own but, I don't wanna grow up
We can stay forever young
Living on my sofa, drinking rum and cola
Underneath the rising sun

I could give a millions a reasons why
But you're going, and you know that
All you have to do is stay a minute
Just take your time
The clock is ticking
So stay

All you have to do is wait a second
Your hands on mine
The clock is ticking
So stay

- Drop 2:23 -

All you have to do is stay (x2)
So stay

All you have to do is stay a minute
Just take your time
The clock is ticking
So stay

All you have to do is wait a second
Your hands on mine
The clock is ticking
So stay

All you have to do is stay

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Why am I crying ? Ah yeah, nostalgia.

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yup same case like paris, for me

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