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Adele – When We Were Young lyrics

[Verse 1]
Everybody loves the things you do
From the way you talk
To the way you move
Everybody here is watching you
Cause you feel like home
You're like a dream come true

But if by chance you're here alone
Can I have a moment
Before I go
?
Cause I've been by myself all night long
Hoping you're someone I used to know


[Pre-Chorus]
It looks like a movie
It sounds like a song

My God, this reminds me
Of when we were young

[Chorus]
Let me photograph you in this light
In case it is the last time that we might
Be exactly like we were before we realised
We were sad of getting old it made us restless

It was just like a movie
It was just like a song

[Verse 2]
I was so scared to face my fears
Nobody told me that you'd be here
And I swore you moved overseas
That's what you said when you left me


[Pre-Chorus]
You still look like a movie
You still sound like a song
My God, this reminds me
Of when we were young

[Chorus]
Let me photograph you in this light
In case it is the last time that we might
Be exactly like we were before we realised
We were sad of getting old it made us restless
It was just like a movie
It was just like a song

[Bridge]
My God, this reminds me
Of when we were young

[Verse 3]
It's hard to admit that
Everything just takes me back
To when you were there
To when you were there
And a part of me keeps holding on
Just in case it hasn't gone
I guess I still care
Do you still care?

[Pre-Chorus]
It was just like a movie
It was just like a song
My God, this reminds me
Of when we were young

[Bridge]
My God, this reminds me
Of when we were young

[Chorus]
Let me photograph you in this light
In case it is the last time that we might
Be exactly like we were before we realised
We were sad of getting old it made us restless
I'm so mad I'm getting old
It makes me reckless
It was just like a movie
It was just like a song
When we were young



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    Swavna
    This song beautifully portrays the emotions of a now-not-so-young woman to a man she was in love with.
    They are now million miles part though they are close. She meets him again. And all those memories just come back in a heartbeat. He still is the way he was. The way in which he stole her heart. The one everyone would love to be close to. That guy who made everyone laugh with his charming ways of "being funny". He still is charming. That depth in his eyes. It's like. Time has stopped for both of them. She wants to capture the moment. What if they never see each other again?. She is afraid. She is scared. She is getting old too. She is afraid that she may not be as charming as she was. But he still is. And he makes her go back to the time when they were young. This feeling makes her feel helpless and reckless in the capture of time.
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