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Coldplay – Yellow lyrics

Look at the stars,
Look how they shine for you,
And everything you do,
Yeah they were all yellow
,

I came along
I wrote a song for you
And all the things you do
And it was called yellow


So then I took my turn
Oh what a thing to have done
And it was all yellow


Your skin
Oh yeah your skin and bones
Turn into something beautiful

You know you know I love you so
You know I love you so

I swam across
I jumped across for you

Oh what a thing to do
Cause you were all yellow

I drew a line
I drew a line for you
Oh what a thing to do
And it was all yellow

Your skin
Oh yeah your skin and bones
Turn into something beautiful
You know for you I'd bleed myself dry
For you I'd bleed myself dry

It's true look how they shine for you
Look how they shine for you
Look how they shine for...
Look how they shine for you
Look how they shine for you
Look how they shine

Look at the stars look how they shine for you
And all the things that you do



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  • deathmyfriend
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    deathmyfriend
    It's about how a man want's to give this girl he loves everything he can. The colour yellow actually means cowardice. So maybe he is just shy about being around her. It's a really sweet song. It makes me want to hold my love and never let her go. He doesn't know how to tell her how he feels about her. He watches from afar never getting closer. He would do anything for her. That is how much he loves her. He would give her the stars.
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  • w
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    warml
    I think the word "yellow" stands for the part about love that we cannot explain. Yellow stands for the part where it cannot be described or contained, even within itself. When he says, "your skin and bones turn into something beautiful", hes talking about the fact that humans are just skin and bones, and yet beauty inexplicably comes out of it. Just like the sun: its just a big piece of burning gas, but damn it, it is yellow and beautiful :)
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  • Lpluv
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    Lpluv
    I love this song! Omg! When first heard it I was like who wrote this? I love it! I love coldplay and chris martins voice just makes it a way col song yellow is there best work I reckon!
    Umm sdsneonpinkluv no one cares what you think if you hate cold play theyre a great band ur a fat amercian! Oh and whats with the picture of your mumy doing on your profile? Ewww we all know you love her but keep it in ya pants! Coldplay rule!
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  • c
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    Carly Gillibrand
    Its a song about someone so beautiful "id bleed myself dry" you would die for them. Swam across draw a line for you write a song about someone. Look at the stars look how they shine for you, well there a lot of stars up there! It is a song about saying this person means the world to them they are the world to them because the stars are always there it says the person in mind is always there for them. Yellow is also a bright color that shines.
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  • u
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    Unregistered
    This song reminds me of my little brother. He suffered for a long time from kidney and liver problems, and as a result he had a yellow tint to him. "your skin and bones turn into something beautiful" because we knew that he would die, obviously the majority of the song because we loved him, "for you i'd bleed myself dry" because had I had the right blood type, I would have gladly given all my blood to him.
    Coldplay may have just thrown this song together, but they have offered several different meanings for it, and one of the song's writers did have a mother that died from liver disease. Liver failure = skin and bones, yellow skin, blood transfusion etc.
    The great thing about non-specific songs like this is that most people can draw their own meaning from it.
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