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Coldplay – Fix You lyrics
When you try your best, but you don't succeed
When you get what you want, but not what you need
When you feel so tired, but you can't sleep

Stuck in reverse

And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone but it goes to waste
Could it be worse
?

Lights will guide you home,
And ignite your bones,
And I will try to fix you
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High up above or down below
When you're too in love to let it go
But if you never try you'll never know
Just what you're worth


Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face
And I

Tears stream down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face
And I

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you
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    lisalana
    I heard this song several months after my closest sibling, my beloved brother, passed away. He tried in every way to make life better for me, right down to his last breaths. I sobbed when I heard it the first time, like he was singing it to me, and only me. The song means to me that he is watching and listening, and if I will listen too, I will hear the answer clearly.
    Hi, It's Me. Is it You?
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    HOOAH
    I know it sounds stupid, but my heart hurts when I hear this song. It's on right now! I can't hold myself together. It's hurting my heart! My stomach feels as if I'm going to weep. I can't. Take it! It's so calm and sad. I feel like crying. I feel like closing my eyes and going off to a different world. I don't know why I feel like crying. My throat. It's so painful to feel like this. But do feel like crying of happiness, or sadness? I have tears in my eyes. The song is now over. And now the Live version is on. Wtf? Sorry, I'm just sensitive to sad songs. I can't take the depressing music. At least its not that sad. I mean, I feel sad in a happy feeling.
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    fallen-spades
    This song means a lot to me. It reminds me of all that's been lost and all there is left to lose. It tells me that even in my darkest hours, I have friends, family, and God to fix me, and that I might be needed to do the same for someone else. It particularly makes me think of someone in my life who is like a brother to me, but I'm afraid he is leaving my life just as unexpectedly as he entered it, basically disappearing into the rest of the world. Coldplay never fails to speak to me.
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    Unregistered
    To me, this song reminds me of when I moved from the uk to australia. I left all of my friends. But on this 24 hour plane trip, in my head I sang over and over: I will try to fix you.
    And now I am happy soaking up the sun here! :) this song is the song that got me through the move. It also reminds me that god tried to fix me, and he did!
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    ILOVEPANTERA76
    Last September 30, 2010 me and my man were seperated. He was sentenced to a year in prison and I was sent to jail. He and I were accused of burglery and recieving stolen property. We have done some stupid things in our relationship and made horrible mistakes, but this time we were innocent. The man who pressed charges just got busted for insurance fraud. Now my man is in prison til September 2011 and I need him home with me and our 3 babies under 2 years old. Please lights guide him home. I'm gonna ignite his bone alright. =) As soon as we get in the car! I miss him so much. I look at it like Karma for all the bad stuff. I want to fix him. I will try to fix him and myself for us and our kids. Drugs ruined our life. I'm fixing myself now. Its a process. Man I miss my Christopher. Thank you for this song. It has more meaning to me than I can possibly tell you on this post. Thank You for the inspiration!
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    Dearheart
    And sometimes he sits up straight in the middle of the night gasping open-mouthed and trembling, with the covers clenched in his fists and wide eyes unseeing, blinded by bloody memories.
    And sometimes tears run silently down his sleeping cheeks and he speaks,
    short clear words that mean nothing to her, usually, though once he cried "mother" and she wept with him till morning.
    And sometimes she swears she can hear some broken part of him rattling around in his chest as she pillows her head there,
    like a piece knocked free and lost somewhere inside him (she wishes she could open him up and take it out, clean it and bolt it snugly back in place with a new coat of paint for his poor chipped heart while she was at it).
    And sometimes he wakes up screaming, struggling away from her arms as she tries to hold him close when all he can see is a door slowly opening with all the universe behind it, waiting to fall on him like the tide.
    And once he struck out at her before he was awake, screamed "give him back" and slammed the back of his hand across her nose (it bruised later,
    and he couldn't look at her, and the shame in his eyes at hurting her was like a tiny vicious flame burning inside).
    And he is so broken, oh god, how did she let him get so broken?
    But no, that's an Ed thing to say. One of them has to know how to decline the irrational blame.
    And she sands down the broken edges on which he cuts himself even now,
    slowly, with quiet words and stern patience and kisses and time, and the warm steady rise and fall of her breath as she lies next to him, tangled in sheets he's kicked off and sweated through in his labyrinth of a thousand nightmares.
    Someday she'll lead him out of this hall of sick reflections inside his head. She'll trace a map along the lines of his face with her fingertips and break every damn mirror in there with a kiss truly meant, and then perhaps they'll both be free.
    She's always had a knack for fixing things, and how many thousand times harder can this be?
    --Tobu Ishi, "To Be Hurt, To Heal"
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    chocolex14
    While I see how one can see God in the song, I don't really believe that's all it's about. It can be a best friend or significant other trying to "fix you" as well. Example: I feel this way about my best friend ever. Whenever anything bad happens to him, I always try to help him sort it out and make him feel better, to "fix" him, so to speak.
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    subi0995
    This is the very first time I'm posting on the website.
    As everyone else. This song means a helluva lot to me. It's bloody too deep. And it's moving. I just got evicted out of my house a couple months back. Still not gotten out of it. The feeling that prevailed when I saw people throw pots and pans out was terrible. And I will never forget it. And everytime I think of it. I get emotional.
    This song is so clear. To me it means. That after everything that happened, my closest family and best friends will always be there for me, waiting for me to be all happy again. It's so beautiful.
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    tigerg
    Last week I was invited by a very special person to Coldlpay's concert in San Diego. I didn't was too much deep in the group, now I haven''t stop reading it's lyrics and repeating their songs in my head, in particular, The Scientist, Fix you and The hardest Part. This trilogy really has become the meaning of my relation with this very special person. I feel very sorry for being the dark side of ths story but by now I have got a lot of light in my mind and I can tell her that we will fix this, she will have a new start and she is by far, the worthiest person that I have ever met, event though at the end we don't become a couple, she is the best person that has been part of my life, thankyou for showing me the meaning of love.
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    dukeofonu
    I've never posted before, but this song really touches me and it's for such completely different reasons (than what I've been reading) that I had to share. For me this is a song I sing at night to my two young sons. As they grow and get hurt, whether it's from a broken heart or a failed dream, lights will guide them home to where my love will always be, unconditionally, and I will do everything to fix their pain having knowledge from my own mistakes. Spiritually, it's how I see God "talking" to me.
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    kiapolnaQ
    I love this song so much. Full of irony and in the simplest way it was able to transmit the message clearly. The song simply remind us that in this cruel life not all the time you will get what you wish for instead the Mighty One gives us what we need to be a much better person. In our comfort zone we became relax, when we're in love we forget ourselves, most of the times we're at ease of what we have and neglected the reason why everything is in existence. The moment we lose our possession, the time we didn't make our plans the way we wanted, in the event those around us left us we sank into grief and get drown in pain. It is not the end of everything. Things like these happen for a reason. It'll make us stronger, inspire us to work harder, improve our potentials and let us know our real worth. In the abyss of loneliness crying is the answer. After a storm a ray of sun will shine upon us. In everything that we do and happens to us let us learn how to give and let go when the need has come but never ever forget the lessons of life that we gained from our mistakes. In every dark room a spark of light called hope will guide us, God and those who care for us will fix us to revive our old selves and turn it into a renewed one.
    Kiapolnaq.
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    lemonboy
    In 20 or so years ago, I experienced first love at first sight. She existed in exotic beauty. I could not maintain our relationship. Things got more intense and raw. She obviously was above my league. I wish I could revert to the past and Fix You. Now I understand. Some things cannot be fixed or mended. You have to allow them to drift away like dreams. Fix You is a damn emotional anthem and it kills me every time I hear it. Coldplay is like a fantasy brother to me. The alt. Rock group has guided me and inspired me to seek soul and beauty. Life is definitely sweeter with chris martin alive. He touches us in spaces and places we only imagine. I hope Fix You does release teardrops in other listeners. Music is a gift. Let's love who we are and treat each other with same integrity. Thanks.
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    Monica Hug
    This song is where my relationship is right now. The first voice is my bf and the second verse is me. We love each other, but life and stress got in the way and are going through a critical time. I don't know what will happen. Time awill tell. The fix you to me is about a higher power that hopefully is looking over us right now and will bring us back stronger.
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    Unregistered
    The first time i heard this song, was a long time a go, was born into a home filled with bruises, and it was one of those midnights i cried to sleep, i looked at my future , my academics were messed up, my family was messed up... It was an inspiration and today i hear it again, i smile coz today am a great person and it serves as a reminder of my bad days and how much far i have come...
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    Unregistered
    This was one of my son's favourite songs, sadly he was killed in a car accident at the tender age of 20yrs in 2005. We played Fix You at his service and at the bottom of his headstone it reads "Lights Will Guide You Home". I just wish I could be fixed.
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    cwgrlup90
    This song fell in my lap through social media. I was immediately drawn to it. I lost my husband to a car accident in August 2014. Our daughter together was 3 months old at the time. I gained custody of my step daughter after his passing, "@" and am still fighting to keep her. That being said, I'm a religious person. I believe I'm in sync with my relationship with God. To me this song validates God's willingness to fix my brokenness. My soul mate was stolen from me. He was our rock, now its myself and our girls, and all the torments of the world just seem to rain down upon our family. To me this song is a message of hope. That though my husband cannot be here in the flesh, Jesus and him are trying to fix me. To give me the strength to look past what I can physically see, and know that I am so loved, and that I need to accept it. And if I can get to the place where I can accept that unconditional love, I can make it through this storm with my children by side, and believe in God's promises.
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    Unregistered
    This song is about having faith and moving on. It acknowledges all the pain and suffering that goes into the process. How we as humans torture ourselves because we are unable to let go, something deep within us keeps us hooked. He describes the state in a very subtle and beautiful manner. At some point in our life we've all been there. Stuck in that rut, unable to get that person out of our heart even if we know they'll never return to that place. But if we gently accept our state of loss and confusion, have some faith in the lights then we will be guided home. We will acquire inner peace and we will be able to move on and be happy once again b/c we all can be fixed again.
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    Unregistered
    This song was so great. The lyrics were so meaningful. Always give your best shot because it doesn't mean you didn't succeed you have to give up. Don't stick on something not meant for you. Be open to every possibilities. Say and express what you feel. You can be inspired on someone but you cannot totally be the same with that person because you have to create you own identity.
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    Unregistered
    The day my son moved into his freshmen college dorm, he ended up in the hospital for a month. It was the most painful thing, that words cannot express, that I have ever gone through as a parent. I stayed with him the whole time. On our three hour trip back home, he was in charged of the music. He played this song for me, and it was the first time I had ever heard it. Now every time I hear it, I burst into tears. And reflect how precious my son is to me. Thank god he is fine. This song gives you a good sense of strength. And there is always someone there who loves you, and will pick you up, to "guide" and "fix" you. To my son, nick. Love mom.
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    Unregistered
    When I first listened to this song, I was in a relationship with my ex. He was on my computer and got on YouTube, listened to this song, and sang it to me. Then, a month later or so. We broke up. Fit us perfectly. It kills me everytime I listen to it. You never know how much something can effect you. I took him for granted and this song is like a look into our future without me knowing it then.
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    trappedemotions
    This song makes tears in my eyes. I don't know why does make me cry, but it just makes me remember the past days at my school-where everybody was just using me for my kindness and care I give. I really thought they were my frnds but it was all wrong I take everything seriously somehow. All of these girls rite now controle me in some way I really hate/but as I'm moving out of this school I just hope the lights guide me and get known to better people.
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    dvynedzyne
    Fix you is such a timeless masterpiece, a song for immortality, deep with soul, raw with emotions.
    It is so accurate I can't find the words for it!
    I cannot count the number of times I have frozen on my tracks when I overhear the song, the many conversations I have drifted away from as whiffs of the song have come my way in passing, incidences that in humming it has calmed my soul and put my love life in perspective.
    Thank you so much coldplay. And chin up!
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    Nan11
    I completely agree with the previous thoughts! In my case, I wrote this song in a letter to my boyfriend before going on holidays with the message "there's always a way" (lights will guide you home) no matter the problems, and I wanted to let him know that I would always be there to "fix" him when sad. Now We are not toghether any more and paying attention to the part that says "When you're too in love to let it go, if you never try you'll never know what you're worth" I discover how true it is, as I had to let him go cause there's no right to suffering and sometimes the only way to learn from one's mistakes is just losing what you most love. Hope he learns from his mistakes. This song is the saddest ever!
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    mazi55
    This morning (19th Nov at 0355 hrs) my son left to go overseas for a couple of years. After talking to him on the phone, I settled down to go to sleep whilst still crying. This song came on the radio as I was praying that all will be ok with him & I was crying - I felt this was a message from God letting me know that the light will guide him safely home & the tears streaming down the face were mine. I have always liked this song but did not take much notice of the words before.
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