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Coldplay – Cemeteries Of London lyrics
[Verse 1]
At night they would go walking
'Til the breaking of the day
The morning is for sleeping
Through the dark streets they go searching
To see God in their own way
Save the night time for your weeping
Your weeping

[Chorus]
Singing la-la-la-la-la-la-lay
And the night over London lay

[Verse 2]
So we rode down to the river
Where Victorian ghosts pray
For their curses to be broken
We go wander 'neath the arches
Where the witches are and they say
"There are ghost towns in the ocean"
The ocean

[Chorus]
Singing la-la-la-la-la-la-lay
And the night over London lay

[Verse 3]
God is in the houses
And God is in my head
And all the cemeteries of London
I see God come in my garden
But I don’t know what he said
For my heart it wasn’t open
Not open

[Chorus]
Singing la-la-la-la-la-la-lay
And the night over London lay
Singing la-la-la-la-la-la-lay
There’s no light over London today
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    I think this song is in reference to the crash of the titanic.
    The line "there are ghost towns in the ocean" could be refering to the ship at the seafloor with the spirits of its dead still there (the ship being the town, spirits being the townfolk).
    And the line, "i see god enter my garden, but i don't know what he said, for my heart, it wasn't open" could mean that he lost a friend or familly member in the titanic, and now hates god for letting them die.
    The last line, "there's no light over london today. " could be a way of saying that many were mourning their lost, thus meaning there was no light in their housholds or hearts.
    That's just my interpretation, and I'm probably wrong.
    -seinai.
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      I think this song is in reference to the crash of the titanic.
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