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Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars lyrics

We'll do it all
Everything
On our own

We don't need
Anything

Or anyone

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world

I don't quite know
How to say
How I feel

Those three words,
Are said too much
They're not enough

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we're told
Before we get too old
Show me a garden that's bursting into life

Let's waste time
Chasing cars
Around our heads

(In album version but not in music video)
I need your grace
To remind me
To find my own

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we're told
Before we get too old
Show me a garden that's bursting into life

All that I am
All that I ever was
Is here in your perfect eyes
They're all I can see

I don't know where
Confused about how as well
Just know that these things
Will never change for us at all

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?



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    This is a wonderful song it reminds me about a girl i loved and i will love forever and ever and i can't disclose my feeling to her that is the bad thing about my love even she love me too and the line which reminds me about her "all that i am and all that i was" more over while listening this song i feel that she is with me it just touch my heart all i want to be is to be with her that what i feel when i heard this song.
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    I listened to this song alot when my uncle used to take me to the shed, real loud so he wouldn't have to go back to jail again, he said. He would sing, "if you lay there, if you'd just lay still, I'd finish faster and get you some icecream." I think maybe Snow Patrol had to have s** with a relative when they were young. One time when uncle was finished and took the burlap rag out of my mouth so I could wipe off, I stuck a screwdriver in his gut and buried him behind the shed, and now an occasional warm trickle of urine sprayed onto his shallow, dirt-filled hole where worms and beetles seek vengance for innocence lost is the closest he comes to touching my bathing suit parts.
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    I guess with a great song everyone has their own way it touches them. For me, I see it as a single parent singing it to my young daughter. "all that i am, and all that i ever was" just screams parent to child, and who else but a innocent young child really has perfect eyes? I want to play with her before she gets too old to play. We will do it all on our own, and we don't need anything or anyone but each other, and I do sometimes need her pure young grace, to find mine. She makes me be a better person, and I will always love her, this will never change.
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    To me this song will always be about me and my dog, who is getting old. Maybe she can't chase cars anymore but when she sleeps you can see she's dreaming about running - chasing cars inside her head. If I didn't have to walk her every day I would probably never walk outside at all - so, she's the one who shows me gardens bursting into life. And if you've ever looked into your dog's perfect endless eyes you will understand the part about all that I am or ever was being reflected there. I'm not a crazy dog person - I have a husband and two kids I adore! - but the love of your dog is something different. You can't just lie down & forget the world with a human. Humans always want something from you. Dogs just want your presence. It's a pure, innocent kind of love.
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    Unbridled true love, somehow forbidden, but nun the less pure true love. No words can describe how perfect it is (those 3 words are said too much, they're not enough) there is nothing or anyone else in the world that matter. Just the two of us. I'm not sure where or how but we will be together, because that's where we both belong, reflecting the best of both of us in each others perfect eyes. I love you forever, someday and for always. I love you.

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