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Andain – Beautiful Things lyrics

Got up early, found something's missing
My only name
No one else sees, but I got stuck
And soon forever came
Stopped pushing on for just a second
Then nothing's changed
Who am I this time, where's my name?
Guess it crept away

No one's calling for me at the door
And unpredictable won't bother anymore
And silently gets harder to ignore

Look straight ahead, there's nothing left to see
What's done is done, this life has got its hold on me
Just let it go, what now can never be

I forgot that I might see
So many beautiful things
I forgot that I might need
To find out what life could be

Beautiful things

Take this happy ending away
It's all the same
God won't waste this simplicity
On possibility
Get me up, wake me up, dreams are filling
This trace of blame
Frozen still I thought I could stop
Now who's gonna wait?

No one's calling for me at the door
And unpredictable won't bother anymore
And silently gets harder to ignore

Look straight ahead, there's nothing left to see
What's done is done, this life has got its hold on me
Just let it go, what now can never be

So many beautiful things
So many beautiful things

Now what do I do?
Can I change my mind?
Did I think things through?
It was once my life
It was my life at one time



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    UnregisteredJan 26, 2012 at 10:50 am
    People go through difficulties and hardship in one form or another. Some of these difficulties are extremely brutal (the death of a loved one, break up, etc). Because of these experiences, many have fallen behind and seem to be stuck in world of their own, locking themselves away from the world. I believe this song is trying to say that there is no time to look back. There are way too many beautiful things out there and if you stop, you simply won't see it. The world is there; you just got to be open to it. Don't close in on yourself and let life's happening restrain you. Be happy.
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    UnregisteredDec 10, 2011 at 11:09 pm
    I got the title tattooed on my inner arm this year because I've gone through a very tough time in a relationship this year. Via facebook my husband contacted the band and mavie wrote back her meaning of the song which was so apt for what I was going through. Hence getting the tattoo. She explained the meaning for her was that you shouldn't let life take a hold of you in ways which you forget to see and experience all the beautiful things out there. It's so true and I have a reminder on my arm now whenever I need it :)
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    UnregisteredNov 28, 2014 at 8:51 am
    This song is very unique. In the perspective of someone who has already taken their life and regrets doing so. You can tell because of the lyrics sung in past tense.

    As someone who suffers from Chemical Depression this song reminds me of the reasons I don't commit suicide. It's easy to forget how good life can be in moments of despair. Sometimes like an on and off switch all the good seems to shut off from your mind and you forget all the 'beautiful things'. This song reminds me how much I would regret taking my life because there are thing that are worth living for. It's been a over a year without any attempts. It's been hard but I won't give up.
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    UnregisteredApr 5, 2012 at 3:03 pm
    Simple life doesn't get a " hold " on you, won't posses, nor caress you, it just is. Held on and on. And possibility is just an affinity to what you can make of yourself outside within. And name is just. The trash can of those possibilities that lead to something and does who didn't. The state of trance in which you stopped seeing them, seems not challenging anymore, but yet it could be a blessing of it's own. Nature showing. " beautiful things ". Thank you andain for this beautiful, beautiful song explaining beautiful things to us, who ever you may be. :)

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