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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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  • m
    mizobabeAug 15, 2008 at 7:26 pm
    Yellow signifies warmth and happiness like the sun's ray or the star and of course love. Apparently he is glowing with happiness and with love. hence the title of the song

  • deathmyfriend
    deathmyfriendApr 29, 2010 at 1:30 pm
    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.
  • w
    warmlJan 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm
    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 :)
  • Lpluv
    LpluvApr 13, 2009 at 1:54 am
    I LOVE THIS SONG!!! OMG!!! when first heard it i was like who wrote this? I LOVE IT!!! i luv 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 u think if u 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 u luv her but keep it in ya pants!! COLDPLAY RULE!!
  • Misery_Business
    Misery_BusinessDec 29, 2008 at 11:00 pm
    I love this song it made me cry the first time i heard it.
    Cold play rocks.
    if you hate cold play then why did you look it up?
    i mean seriously?

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