Add Explanation
Add Meaning

Fix You lyrics

New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Click the blue-colored lyrics to read explanations.
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Coldplay – Fix You lyrics

When you try your best, but you don't succeed
When you get what you want, but not what you need
When you feel so tired, but you can't sleep
Stuck in reverse

And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?

Lights will guide you home,
And ignite your bones,
And I will try to fix you,

High up above or down below
When you're too in love to let it go
But if you never try you'll never know
Just what you're worth

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face
And I

Tears stream down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face
And I

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Lyrics taken from

  • Email
  • Correct
Corrected byariesanngel

songmeaningsPost my meaning

  • l
    I heard this song several months after my closest sibling, my beloved brother, passed away. He tried in every way to make life better for me, right down to his last breaths. I sobbed when I heard it the first time, like he was singing it to me, and only me. The song means to me that he is watching and listening, and if I will listen too, I will hear the answer clearly.
    Hi, It's Me. Is it You?
    Add your reply
    I know it sounds stupid, but my heart hurts when I hear this song. It's on right now! I can't hold myself together. It's hurting my heart! My stomach feels as if I'm going to weep. I can't. Take it! It's so calm and sad. I feel like crying. I feel like closing my eyes and going off to a different world. I don't know why I feel like crying. My throat. It's so painful to feel like this. But do feel like crying of happiness, or sadness? I have tears in my eyes. The song is now over. And now the Live version is on. Wtf? Sorry, I'm just sensitive to sad songs. I can't take the depressing music. At least its not that sad. I mean, I feel sad in a happy feeling.
    Add your reply
  • s
    This is the very first time I'm posting on the website.
    As everyone else. This song means a helluva lot to me. It's bloody too deep. And it's moving. I just got evicted out of my house a couple months back. Still not gotten out of it. The feeling that prevailed when I saw people throw pots and pans out was terrible. And I will never forget it. And everytime I think of it. I get emotional.
    This song is so clear. To me it means. That after everything that happened, my closest family and best friends will always be there for me, waiting for me to be all happy again. It's so beautiful.
    Add your reply
  • u
    To me, this song reminds me of when I moved from the uk to australia. I left all of my friends. But on this 24 hour plane trip, in my head I sang over and over: I will try to fix you.
    And now I am happy soaking up the sun here! :) this song is the song that got me through the move. It also reminds me that god tried to fix me, and he did!
    Add your reply
  • d
    Fix you is such a timeless masterpiece, a song for immortality, deep with soul, raw with emotions.
    It is so accurate I can't find the words for it!
    I cannot count the number of times I have frozen on my tracks when I overhear the song, the many conversations I have drifted away from as whiffs of the song have come my way in passing, incidences that in humming it has calmed my soul and put my love life in perspective.
    Thank you so much coldplay. And chin up!
    Add your reply

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by adding song structure elements.