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Well you only need the light when it's burning low
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
Only know you love her when you let her go
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low
Only hate the road when you're missing home
Only know you love her when you let her go
And you let her go


Staring at the bottom of your glass
Hoping one day you'll make a dream last
But dreams come slow and they go so fast

You see her when you close your eyes
Maybe one day you'll understand why

Everything you touch surely dies

But you only need the light when it's burning low
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
Only know you love her when you let her go
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low
Only hate the road when you're missing home

Only know you love her when you let her go

Staring at the ceiling in the dark
Same old empty feeling in your heart
'Cause love comes slow and it goes so fast

Well you see her when you fall asleep
But never to touch and never to keep
'Cause you loved her too much and you dive too deep


Well you only need the light when it's burning low
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
Only know you love her when you let her go
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low
Only hate the road when you're missing home
Only know you love her when you let her go

And you let her go
Oh oh oh no
And you let her go
Oh oh oh no
Well you let her go

'Cause you only need the light when it's burning low
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow

Only know you love her when you let her go
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low
Only hate the road when you're missing home
Only know you love her when you let her go

'Cause you only need the light when it's burning low
Only miss the sun when it starts to snow
Only know you love her when you let her go
Only know you've been high when you're feeling low
Only hate the road when you're missing home
Only know you love her when you let her go
And you let her go



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    UnregisteredOct 25, 2013 at 5:37 pm
    This song honestly describes my life. It is true that you do lose the ones you love but its how you cope with the loss. you don't know what you have until its gone and out of your reach. You wish you can get it back but it's the past and its not coming back. Your going to miss things no matter what happens, but sometimes you have to let things go and move on, its the meaning of life. you have to learn to cope with your failures, your greatness, and your ups and downs. It's how you keep going in life. you just have to push through it all and see where it goes from theere
  • U
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    UnregisteredOct 5, 2013 at 12:39 am
    This is an amazing song. It's all about how if you really care for someone(thing) you will be willing to part with it for it's betterment, so to speak. You shouldn't take anything for granted, for "sometimes in life, the things you love you lose" (Florence and the Machine).
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    Jennifer ChipmanMar 23, 2013 at 7:19 pm
    Best song. Leaving Ireland to go back to Canada & this song makes me think of friend paddy:(. Xo Love ya Ireland!!
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    Semo ShevaAug 14, 2013 at 1:30 am
    I love this song, can't stop listening to it,, everything about this song is just right! never appreciate the value of something til u lose it, or just when u feel like u miss it and it's not around u any more,, And u let her go!
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    UnregisteredJan 6, 2014 at 12:53 am
    I recently lost my husband of 44 years and this song, although I love it, makes me cry every time I hear it. However, I will continue to listen to it until the tears are replaced by joy from the memories I will carry with me for always and always.

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