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Written in these walls are the stories that I can't explain
I leave my heart open but it stays right here empty for days

She told me in the morning she don't feel the same about us in her bones
It seems to me that when I die these words will be written on my stone

And I'll be gone gone tonight
The ground beneath my feet is open wide
The way that I been holdin' on too tight
With nothing in between

The story of my life I take her home
I drive all night to keep her warm and time
Is frozen (the story of, the story of)
The story of my life I give her hope
I spend her love until she's broke inside
The story of my life (the story of, the story of)

Written on these walls are the colors that I can't change
Leave my heart open but it stays right here in its cage

I know that in the morning now
I see us in the light upon a hill
Although I am broken, my heart is untamed still

And I'll be gone gone tonight
The fire beneath my feet is burning bright
The way that I been holdin' on so tight
With nothing in between

The story of my life I take her home
I drive all night to keep her warm and time
Is frozen (the story of, the story of)
The story of my life I give her hope
I spend her love until she's broke inside
The story of my life (the story of, the story of)

And I been waiting for this time to come around
But baby running after you is like chasing the clouds

The story of my life I take her home
I drive all night to keep her warm and time
Is frozen

The story of my life I give her hope
I spend her love until she's broke inside
The story of my life (the story of, the story of)
The story of my life
The story of my life (the story of, the story of)
The story of my life



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    UnregisteredOct 29, 2013 at 7:11 am
    Thanks for the lyrics! I cried while listening to this song! The boys are definitely growing up and I just cant be more happy and proud of what they have all achieved!! The song meant so much to me and Its just so perfect! Their voices totally amazes and everything about them is just incredible! Being a directioner is something I cant ever regret! I just dont get it why people could hate them. Their just living their dream and are being huge inspiration to everyone!! I wish the boys the best upon everything! :) love youu boys.
  • u
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    UnregisteredOct 28, 2013 at 9:15 pm
    I think this song is about the struggles the guys have gone through in their lives as international popstars. I believe that it's about them caring for their fans and wanting to do everything for them but sometimes feeling that they've let them down. This can also apply to caring about anybody or anything so much that you would do anything for them, but at the same time just wishing that you could be free from that responsibility of loyalty and care. Also, this song could just simply be about a boy caring for and loving a girl who doesn't exactly feel the same way about him and that he loves her so much it's just too hard for her to handle and she just lets him go. The narrator feels that this is their fatal flaw, what happens to them all the time, that they become to passionate and love too hard and it all just ends in nothing. This song is hard to decipher and could be interpreted in several ways but overall it is a beautiful and tragic song that has an addicting melody that i love!!! :)
  • u
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    UnregisteredOct 28, 2013 at 11:16 am
    It is so amazing this song!!! Its perfect in every single way!!! Their solos ugggghhhh!! They are so amazing and the way they have kept grounded through all this is amazing it really is, the 5 boys deserve all the success they have they have worked so hard to make it!! They are very normal lads with a abnormal job thats all it is, nobody should be judge over their career!! This song means the world to me, to me it is like they are always here to pick up the pieces and fix the damage that has been done:) they are phenomenal singers, amazing performers and they are all round great lads!!! Thank you one direction for being such amazing people and never letting me down, dont forget i will be here til the day i die, i love you and care for your well being like your my brothers!! Forget the haters and carry on doing what your doing coz i love it and i'm a massive fan oh and on more thing make sure you enjoy yourself on the journey coz the last thing i want you to be doing it hating doing what your doing i love you guys and have so much respect!!
  • u
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    UnregisteredNov 15, 2013 at 10:57 pm
    LOVE THIS SONG! The depth, the emotions, the solos. These boys did such a great job bringing these lyrics to life, they captured every feeling and delivered it amazingly. Love love love them.
    This song is about memories and love and hurt. It is about a person that doesn't feel the same way anymore and when she says she feels it in her bones he feels like it's the end of life, that those are the last words he will ever remember hearing. Because to him, she is life she's the whole story that's all he wants and to love her so much and show her that nothing else really matters, and keep that moment forever.
    The colors on the wall are different emotions and stories and leaving your heart open so you can love again or let someone in, but you can't and it doesn't change because she is the story of his life. He would wait forever, frozen in time. And though he can see her from a distance he can never reach her.
  • u
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    UnregisteredNov 5, 2013 at 10:28 am
    I love one direction. I absolutely love this song. This song is about how u sometimes u wish u could go back in life but that's not possible. All u could do is enjoy every moment of life and live while ur young because once time passes by there's no going back in time. So u should always be kind and caring and respect ur parents because when we were small they took pretty good care of us and its time that we repay them because who knows if you'll be able to go back. I love this song and that's what it teaches us that u cant go back in life because the past is the past and people come and go and their memories is the only thing we have to keep. Just remember how ur parents fulfilled ur every wish now its time we fulfill theirs because who knows how much time we have left with them. So enjoy every moment of life and live with no regrets because who knows how u want to go back but can so live happily and live every moment even when ur parents are scolding u because who if they will get the chance to do so ever again

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