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Alan Walker – Lily lyrics
(feat. K-391 & Emelie Hollow)

[Verse 1: Emelie Hollow]
Lily was a little girl
Afraid of the big, wide world
She grew up within her castle walls
Now and then she tried to run
And then on the night with the setting sun
She went in the woods away
So afraid, all alone


[Pre-Chorus: Emelie Hollow]
They warned her, don’t go there
There's creatures who are hiding in the dark
Then something came creeping
It told her, don’t you worry just

[Chorus: Emelie Hollow]
Follow everywhere I go
Top over the mountains of valley low
Give you everything you’ve been dreaming of
Just let me in, ooh

Everything you watch and go
That'll be the magic story you’ve been told
And you’ll be safe under my control
Just let me in, ooh
Just let me in, ooh

[Verse 2: Emelie Hollow]
She knew she was hypnotized
And walking on cold thin ice
Then it broke, and she awoke again
Then she ran faster and
Started screaming, is there someone out there?
Please help me
Come get me
Behind her, she can hear it say


[Chorus: Emelie Hollow]
Follow everywhere I go
Top over the mountains of valley low
Give you everything you’ve been dreaming of
Just let me in, ooh
Everything you watch and go
That'll be the magic story you’ve been told
And you’ll be safe under my control
Just let me in, ooh
Just let me in, ooh

[Bridge: Emelie Hollow]
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
Everything you wanted gotta be the magic story you’ve been told
And you’ll be safe under my control
Just let me in, ooh

[Outro: Emelie Hollow]
Follow everywhere I go
Top over the mountains of valley low
Give you everything you’ve been dreaming of
Just let me in, ooh
Then she ran faster and
Started screaming, is there someone out there?
Please help me
Just let me in, ooh
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    I think Lily is about a girl who is very sheltered, her family warns her about how scary and bad a relationship will be, telling her it will just hurt her, but she is curious, so she goes out to give love a go. She is very innocent and falls under the spell of a toxic man. He is cunning and seems like he will do anything for her. But in the end he abuses her, and suddenly she wakes up and realizes what is happening. She calls for help and tries to get out of the relationship but he wont let her leave. It ends like that, her all alone with this creature.
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    Lily is a little kid and this story is like red riding hood type with a twist as she goes into the woods and is greeted by this magical being (evil spirit/ghost) which promises to give lily a happy life like she always dreams of like in the movies she has watched which have a happily ever after theme however this evil spirit wants to take control of her and she needs to let her in her for it to work and when she snaps and sees what is happening she gets scared and that is when she realizes what has happened (ice breaking) then she screams but none can hear her as she is alone.
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    Lily is a girl in a family where she's well protected and not allowed to feel love son she runs out to the world looking for love where she falls in love with a bad cunnig person who deceive her. But as time pass she understand that she's being deceived and she runs away from him. But he continuously trying to make her think that she belongs with him. So she tries to look for help from others around her. I think when she's looking for help nobodys there for help, depicts how our world neglect people who suffers from depression and loneliness. So end midway never telling us whether she got help or not. Which leaves us with a question will we help lily or just ignore her. This song seem to have a very deeper meaning if we listen to it carefully.
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    Warning my interpretation is very dark.
    I think Lily grows with a very overprotective family that doesn’t let her do anything, as she is still a kid. She is sick and tired of it so she sneaks out to the woods behind her house. There she sees a grown man that starts a conversation with her. As soon as she gets suspicious of this man and tries to run away, he sexually harasses her and tells her that if she doesn’t let him do this every night, he will not give her a fantasy life. She soon realizes that he is using her and calls the cops. She is still haunted by this and keeps dreaming about the event.
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