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Snow Patrol – You Could Be Happy lyrics

You could be happy and I won't know
But you weren't happy the day I watched you go.

And all the things that I wish I had not said,
Are played in loops till it's madness in my head.

Is it too late to remind you how we were?
But not our last days of silent screaming blur.

Most of what I remember makes me sure
I should've stopped you from walking out the door.

You could be happy I hope you are
You made me happier than I'd been by far

Somehow everything I own, smells of you
And for the tiniest moment it's all not true.

Do the things that you always wanted to
Without me there to hold you back, don't think just do

More than anything I want to see you girl
Take a glorious bite out of the whole world



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    frankie123Jan 3, 2009 at 12:06 am
    Kinda the position I'm in now. Love this song its totally amazing and it explains so much! My bf recently dumped me and at first I wanted to get back with him but then I thought he probably wont wonna get back with me so now even though it might hurt me I just want him to be happy with whoever it is that makes him happy. Thing is he also left his tie and deoderant round mine so "Somehow everything i own, smells of you" is kinda true. But also coz my friends were pissed and sprayed my room in his deoderant which is kinda not helping the situation haha =/
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    UnregisteredNov 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm
    I believe it is about a guy breaking up with his girlfriend and although he knows deep down it was the right thing to do he still has that regret and wants her to be happy & wishes that it never ended in such a way that it did - ' but not our last days of silent screaming blur\'.
    My ex text me to tell me there was a lady in a que in front of him and she had on the perfume I wore and it reminded him of me - sad but true - I was dying to say f-off haha!
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    DunveganDec 11, 2010 at 2:20 am
    For me, it means that the woman wanted to move on and do more with her life. He didn't want to let her to go, so they fought, until he got so mad that he just didn't care what happened. After that, he replays the fight and the relationship over and over again in his head, trying to figure out what went wrong and why. He regrets the bad things he said and for not figuring things out properly. He will never forget her because he truley loved her, and because of that, he knows it was the right thing to do by letting her go so she could be happy.
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    trolololNov 22, 2010 at 4:24 pm
    This song reminds me of when this guy with an afro broke up with me. He had a nose that looked proper like a turlet and I really miss it. I mean, he used to make whale noises to me whe he was turned on and it really got me going. He even had webbed feet. I miss him every day and I can life my life without getting my hands stuck in that really big hair of his. I once had to go to A&E because of it. :/
    I miss you anton.
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    ForgottenJun 28, 2010 at 5:25 am
    This really hits home for me, even thought I've never went out with her I've always wanted to be with her and a few weeks ago I started to hint to her I liked her more than a friend, but she wigged out on me telling me I'm creepy, and to stop talking to her, we were goin to be friend for almost three years. I still want to be with her, but most of all I want her to be happy even if its not with me. I hard for me to deal with the pain of probably never getting the chance to show her how much I care for her.

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