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Rihanna – We Found Love lyrics

[Intro: Agyness Deyn]
It’s like you’re screaming, and no one can hear
You almost feel ashamed
That someone could be that important
That without them, you feel like nothing

No one will ever understand how much it hurts
You feel hopeless; like nothing can save you

And when it’s over, and it’s gone
You almost wish that you could have all that bad stuff back
So that you could have the good

[Verse 1]
Yellow diamonds in the light
And we’re standing side by side
As your shadow crosses mine
What it takes to come alive


It’s the way I’m feeling I just can’t deny
But I’ve gotta let it go

[Hook]
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place

[Verse 2]
Shine a light through an open door
Love and life I will divide
Turn away ’cause I need you more
Feel the heartbeat in my mind

It’s the way I’m feeling I just can’t deny
But I’ve gotta let it go

[Hook]
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place

[Verse 3]
Yellow diamonds in the light
And we’re standing side by side
As your shadow crosses mine (mine, mine, mine)

[Hook]
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place

[Hook]
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place
We found love in a hopeless place



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    It's about addiction. I'm a crystal meth addict myself and even before watching the video (which blew my mind and hit so close to home that I can bearly stand to watch it) I knew the meaning. Addiction puts one in a state of powerlessness and hopelessness. "we fell in love in a hopeless place" there is no other place more hopeless then being in the grip of an addiction and unless you expierence it personaly yourself or with someone very close to you it's hard to understand. Also when in a hopeless place we as humans can't bear being alone so out of emotional instinct we default to finding the love we don't have for ourselves in another person which does not work. In order for a relationship to be succsessful and healthy both must love themselves more then they love each other. Otherwise codependency develops and we get locked into believing the relationship must be maintained inorder to be happy in our lives.
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    I feel like the artist meant that this song was about falling in love when everything else in the world was going to go against them but they only fell in love; that there isn't anything truly wrong with falling in love, and falling in love with the right person. Like "you and me against the world but we will never win".
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    We found love in a hopeless place means that the boy and girl met because of something bad (accident, drugs, death.) and that they fell in love thanks to that bad thing. I guess it could also mean that something good can come out of something bad or that if they break up then it was a useless relationship and they both knew it because it started with something bad.
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    I love this song! It makes me think of a guy I want so bad but he thinks of me as his shadow. The thing is, is that I love him so much, since I met him in fact, but he just ignores and laughs at me. It makes me feel bad and I have no idea why I like him. (man, its good to let this out.) I can't tell my friends cause they will laugh at me and I can't tell my sister cause she dosnt understand. I can't really explain it but all I can say is that his the apple of my pie and I love him sooo much!
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    Finding someone who loves you and you can show that person that you love them in return on matter what you guys go through, you'll hold on to that relationship. Loving some one is not all about the s** it's showing them how much you love and cherish them for who they are not for what they have. Love is created by two person. Love isn't love with respect. Love cannot be seen it can hold be felt.
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    Yellow diamonds- ra' sun god (worshiped for fame and fortune) in the light- presented in front of angel of light, lucifer. She stands next to him and their shadows cross- they're now 1. Coming alive- being reborn in illuminati. She can't deny what she wants so she lets go of her doubts and accepts him. Majority finds worshiping lucifer hopeless and damning, yet she finds love with him. Shine your light, lucifer, because she is an open door, she wants him to work through her. Lucifer loves her life and she will divide from her old self and become reborn. She turns away from her old ways because through him she can gain more worldy fame and fortune. She feels his heartbeat in her mind as you become 1.
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    This song is amazing and it makes me feel a whole lot of love in my heart. That is for someone special in my life. He dosn't pay attension to me but I just pretend he does. I love him so much but he just dosn't notice me. So nathan, if you're out there, you're an amazing guy and you have a person watching out for you. And if you didn't guess, that person looking out for you is me.
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    Love van be found everywhere, at any time. To find love, is the greatest thing in the whole world. Once you find it, you feel that your life is complete. But sometimes, even though your love is as strong as it can get, the two in love have to part. Parting from true love is the most horrible feeling, as love itself is the best. Sometimes, parting is the only way.
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    Why do people like seeing this the song is fine. But when it showed the man drawing stuff on her butt that was gross. Why do people like doing that I hate it so much. Wheni see it makes me want to throw up so sorry you had to see that. Please don't make this be somthing to watch at all. I feel bad for your own boy problems I hope he will like you soon. My sister wants to tell you somthing. Bye earthlings see you soon.
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    We found love is about:.
    They've fallen in love with each other, but they are bad influences on one another. They found love but its hopeless. 'in a hopeless place' the video shows, like any relationship its starts off well, then slowly starts to fall apart, like any other relationship. The beginning shows rihanna missing him, when she says 'its like you want the bad times back so you can have the good', however the end of the video shows her making a stand, moving on and getting back on track. Truly insperational. So the song starts out by showing how good he makes her feel. When she says yellow diamonds in the light it illustrates happiness. She sees it. Ahe feels alive only when shes next to him. She can't deny this amazing feeling but she has to let it go because they found love at the wrong place. There's no hope. Then she says to shine a light through an open door love and life I will divide. I take this to mean as even when you think there's a possibility. There isn't. Apparently love can't be integrated into her life for whatever reason. And she has to turn away from the light the other person shows because she needs him more. If ahe doesn't, shell give in and already her heart is interfering with her reason. This is shown when she says feel the heartbeat in my mind. And again. Even though this is how she feels she is making the decision to let it go. This song to me, means that obviously they are in love but aren't good for each other. "love and life i will divide" meaning she knows she loves him, but she has to do what is right for her life. She has to decide between the two. "turn away because i need you more" is saying she feels she "needs" love more than life, but she turns away from love because she knows life is the correct choice. "feel the heartbeat in my mind" means she is no longer thinking with her heart and how she feels, but she is thinking with her mind and doing what is best for her. Hopeless place can be many things, but for whatever reason, they were doomed from the beginning, never going to end up together, and she has to let her feelings go and think about what's best for her. The way I see it is she fell in love with someone who's already taken. When he comes near she can feel the love for him and she can't help it but they fell in love in a hopeless place because she can't have him. But she will break apart his life(love and life I will divide) because she loves him more then the other woman does(turn away cause I need you more) meaning turn away from her and realize how my heart feels for you. I say she and this guy want one another, feel alive with each other but can't because their both taken and she knows she has to walk away from it. Basically what they found? Has no hope although she wants it can't happen because she makes the choice to turn away from it even though they have something real.
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    I think it means she secretly loves someone, and is hoping to find love within something unplanned, that this person will notice her, the light will shine perfectly on her and he will be so taken by her presence, but that's what she wants to think, until her heart kicks in and doesn't want to be hurt, so she lets go to this dream of finding love, because its a hopeless place shes in.
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    The song means the love is real and so real that their hate is as equal as their love for one another. It hurts the most when you love someone and they hurt you or you fight and say hurtful things. The good is the best and the bad is the worst. And someone says in the video that you feel as if you don't exist without the other person and you almost wish you could have all the bad things back to have the good.
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    The lyrics are clear if you read them and check meanings. The love is very strong as she says and it is an amazing love but she has to let it go cause as her relationship in the past not saying any names she loves him still but knows she can not allow the relationship to be what it was so she has to let it go and end it.
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    She didn't fall in love with whoever she's dancing with (never says it was a guy), she fell in love with the dancefloor, and it's hopeless cause the club closes! Lol.
    She and her partner are the diamonds. When you look up in the club, you see lights. When you look at the floor you'll see the shadows of all the people dancing. Then she goes on to say she's gonna leave and she can feel the energy of the club "but she's gotta let it go"
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    The repetition of the song meaning "we found love in a hopeless place" is a great example of how sadly many in this world repeatedly turn to hopeless outlets for the love they so greatly desire but can never find. Their search truly is hopeless unless they turn to the only one that can fully love them even though they are hopeless. And that kind of love is only found in the grace and forgiveness of jesus christ.
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    This is about loving someone even when you are in an unhealthy abusive relationship and all the things you try to do to not think about the dysfunction. We found love in a hopeless place. Is loving someone with all your heart but yet know that it is hopeless. Not going anywhere. Even as much as you want to. Even when you are fighting. The good times are so good that you would do anything. Even putting up with the bad. To have it back.
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    I don't believe this song is necessarily about love. Is about addictions, any of them. Either love, drugs, any addictive behavior. Because an addiction makes you feel that "it" is the most important thing in the world and you can't survive without it. You end up losing yourself to it. But deep down you know that the only way to gain yourself back is giving up on it. That "love in a hopeless place" can't be any good.
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    She fell in love with someone but they can't be with each other. They are next to each other and they feel that they need to be together but in reality they can't; they can only be with each other in their imagination and she is asking what would it take to make it real. It is just a feeling that she can't deny but she has to let it go! Didn't know that this happened to other people too. Sad!
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    The meaning is they took. Drugs went to a rave and fell in love at the rave. A hopeless place, they was taking drugs and making love as soon as that was over they started fighting but she couldn't turn away, and he couldn't but she had to get out, its not saying anyone can fall in love its saying that you dnt see the pure person when ur taking drugs, and you can fall in love for the wrong reasons,.
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    Watching the video it almost seemed like they found love in there drugs. They fell in love with that and the high, not eachother. And listening to what she says at the beggining of the song "ou almost wish you could have all that bad stuff back just to have the good" I think once the drugs are gone they realise they don't love eachother but shes willing to deal with the drugs because feeling something even if it wasnt real was better than feeling hopeless.
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    What is love? Who knows? Yet, at the same time, everyone knows what love is. The city of love lies down an unfamiliar road;
    who knows anything about beloved's home? A short little while, or a very long journey;
    who in the world knows what love is? Is it pain, or is it the cure for pain? Is this a lover, or is it you, god? What is dying, without love? What is life, without love?
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    It is amazing lol! Love is a drug, imore times than most, it is a sudden rush of dopamine, oxytoocin, serotonin or whatever, but before you know it, it's gone, and you are left with a massive come down/ break up. Basically that unless you are really lucky, love is a short term thing that you crave over and over again even though the come downs just get worse and worse. Wow I'm synical.
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    Love is a drug, imore times than most, it is a sudden rush of dopamine, oxytoocin, serotonin or whatever, but before you know it, it's gone, and you are left with a massive come down/ break up. Basically that unless you are really lucky, love is a short term thing that you crave over and over again even though the come downs just get worse and worse. Wow I'm synical.
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    There was a hopeless place where she is, and she meets this dude, and she falls in love. I think its not allowed because of the lines, "its the way i'm feeling i just can't deny. But i've gotta let it go". So, I think he is her light, and she loves him, so now things aren't as bleak. That's just what I believe it means. And, frankly, it doesn't matter if 16 of the lines out of 31 are the chorus, because the rest of the lines have such a powerful meaning, that it makes up for it.
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    They've fallen in love with each other, but they are bad influences on one another. They found love but its hopeless. 'in a hopeless place' the video shows, like any relationship its starts off well, then slowly starts to fall apart, like any other relationship. The beginning shows rihanna missing him, when she says 'its like you want the bad times back so you can have the good', however the end of the video shows her making a stand, moving on and getting back on track. Truly insperationa.
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    I would like to think it means finding love in an environment that make its challenging for two people to love each other but they over come the odds and find a way to make it work. However, I feel this song was written to mean that where each person was in their life when they fell in love was a place that made it hopeless for love to be possible. Even though they did love one another it just couldn't work.
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    I buy almost everything except food and clothing from online auctions. Most people aren't aware of the almost unbelievable deals that they can get from online auction sites.
    The site that has the best deals is saveonbuycøm
    And I checked with the better business bureau and was told that it is all legit. How they can sell gift cards, laptops, cameras, and all kinds of goodies that we all want for 50-90% off, I don't know. I do know that I bought my son an iPad there for less than $100 and my husband a $250 loews gift cards for $48. Why would I even think about shopping anyplace else?
    I love the sond it the best one by rihanna. I could listen to it all day, everyday. It so good!
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    The meaning of this song expresses the love two people have for each other, but is so complicated and destructive that they must let it go. Whatever the circumstances are in your life, this person means everything to you but at the same time its a very unhealthy relationship for both partners. It is best to walk away and let go, maybe down the line things could work out. Only god knows truly. Time will tell what will happen.
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    The song is about being inlove with someone who hurts you so bad but you love them too much to let go. It's a never ending hopeless cycle. She cannot bear to be without it even though the realtionship is so unhealthy for her. It's about rihanna reflecting on her realtionship with chris brown in the beginning they had the perfect partnership. But as time grows on they grow apart, she loves him so much but the love they have is stuck in a path of destruction and she knows needs to get out but it just hurts so much.
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    To me this song means you found love when you least expected it. You make the most of what you've got when you've got it. It's the most you've ever felt so you can't deny it. Turn away cause you think you need them more. Love is never easy it is hard you never know how the other person feels or how long it's going to last but you make the best of it. Even though it's gone for hoe wver long you just wish you were hack to what you had even if it was wrong becuse it's the most you've ever felt. It's a rush. And you will always look back to that love when you're with someone else thinking is he/she(new relationship) doing what he/she (past relationship) use to do? It's all you can do is compare. Even though it was a hopless place it was the best thing you eber had but life has it's way of inturrupting your happiness. Believe me been there done that and what I would give or do to be back with him. But that's the past.
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    Anyone who has seen this music video will understand exactly what I am about to say. She's talking about a love, one so strong she can't bear to leave it, except that it's bad for her. It's a hopeless place to find something like love. A relationship that is hurting her more then helping her, but she loves this person so much, that more then anything, what kills her is the fact that she found this love somewhere, where there is no curing the sick parts. It's stuck in the bad.
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    We found love in a hopeless place means that they have found each other in a situation where they cannot continue the relationship possibly because each is married to different people and they can't break their ties to their present spouses. The " place" is the reference to the situation each other is in which cannot be broken to leave them free to love one another and be with each other.
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    My interpretation of this song is these two people who are madly in love with each other but are addicted to one another in an unhealthy manner. She sees a light an end to the tunnel of this abusive wild love and wants to leave but she is torn because the love she feels for her significant other is so overpowering she can't control herself, but she knows she must let go.
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    It's when he found love in me. It's when I began to find love in him. But I was too scared to pursue it. Because I still have feelings for my first love. It's as if we would have worked out if only I hadn't fell in love before I met him. And now he has to let go of me even though he doesn't want to. And I loved a life that I divided between him and the guy that previously hurt me. We both found love in a hopeless place. Our love should never have been. It should never have existed. But in no one can stop love. It just happens. His shadow crossed mine, he left my side. And I asked him to turn away even though I want him to stay. Even though I know I shouldn't I still feel my heart beat for him.
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    Sometimes love comes when you're in a hopeless place. When all you've ever been is disappointed. That's what the song means to me because it happened to me. I was so dissapointed and felt so wronged by this guy. I finally realized I had to move on because he wasn't doing the right thing and he wasn't following his heart, he never did anything to deserve me. He never tried as hard as I did. So I moved on and now I'm in love with someone I actually respect.
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    I think it means things can be horrible in your life and then when you aren't looking for it love comes. It happened to me. I was thinking I would never find someone I truly loved and then one day after a long time of being sad and depressed, bam, I met the most amazing guy on the planet. He's my best friend. I found him in a very hopeless place.
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    It's really relative to my boyfriend and I, it totally makes sense. We found love in a hospital bed after he had been in a car accident that broke his back and killed his brother. I went to see him every day, and ever since we have been inseparable. A hospital icu is such a depressing and unhappy (hopeless) place, and we managed to find love in the middle of a terrible situation. That's what the song means to me. Things can be dark and miserable, but you can still find love.
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    The love found between the two is so 'hopeless' that basically there is no real hope for it. It is only a temporary addiction that lasts between the two lovers until one, in this case rihanna finds the strength to get up and leave. Even though she loves him - this is indicated at the end when she is covering her face in the corner crying, she still knows deep down inside they can't not be together. It is classified as a dangerous love and they are virtually better off apart.
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    M y meaning to we found lover in hopeless place is that you know is love but you can't have it cuz it's not possible or it just can't happend too many people involved with the situation and afraid of getting hurt or making the wrong decission maybe you will have it for a while then realize that you made the wrong decission and it's too late to undo. So no choices but to let it go and be happy with that person.
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    No one sees the same true color. All hearts are different and feel many different meanings for different things. What I think this song means is, two people who think they know what love is. Both lovers die and feel the pain of loss and really understand what love is. Yellow diamonds in light(there souls) in light as there shadow crosses they realize they are standing side by side and it makes there love come aside. Found love after life in a hopeless place.
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    Yellow diamonds in the light. It appears that yellow diamonds are rare and expensive. When their relationship was in the light, it was rare, unique, and bright, like yellow diamonds. Then comes the night, "as your shadow crosses mine" it is definitely nighttime, this is when she gets to see his true side. Nighttime is what it takes for him to come alive. She is now having second thoughts about him, hence all the arguing in the video. These are the feelings that she can't deny, and she knows she has got to let him go.
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    But my meaning of true love is when I am thinking he thinks the same when I speak he was gettin ready to say the same, love for me is when I can't breathe jus thinkn of him, my tummy turns even our bad days I still feel it in my mind they say follow ur heart but ur heart can lead you wrong bc the heart feels no wrong it's pure in seeing beauty in bad so the mind is most powerful n my mind I still love when it's bad n negative. Weird!?! But in out of love hard times good times we find ourselves back to the first day! To me that is love! I my hubby almost 10 yrs;)
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    Lovin someone sooo much when you think you know love you really didn't til that one perfect everything makes sense now feeling. The love I thought I knew was toxic but the toxic feelin was amazing even tho it was bad but was amazing even tho that amazing feelin that special weird bond that love we are wrong for each other n the end I felt lost n rebellious found that love that made everything crazy wild amazing toxic feelin really is not the love a person in a healthy way should call love so now it's jus time to end but amazing it was now time to move on to the real n spread my wings peacefully n find true love! Lol.
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    I think the song means that people get into relationships and at the beginning that electric feel you get, the butterflies feels so good that we mistaken it for love, when it's actually just infatuation, something new to experience to help us get over the past etc. And they were using drugs and drugs enhance things and make you feel good sexually, and emotionally, until you come off the high and come back to reality. And I think that the song stands for is that they thought they loved each other, but they were always high or drunk and took the feelings from those experiences but when they weren't high, they were sick and miserable, and there was nothing there until they went back to being high and feeling the "love". So what they thought was love, was really just temporary sexual and psychological experiences.
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    When I heard song we found love I was been stuck I am hopeless place my happiness fantasy what Is dream be I want to go someday back New York city Great New York Broadway.
    Be famous star singer meet all star I love talk my dream be singer good voice best vocal I learn myself go of painful memories I am expire me I wish to go New York all Hollywood all good to break up sandal they doing will I act learn all I felt good move on and let go be like Hollywood manager I hope get the jobs I wish for I can wait thanks miracle for me move forward. Be loive wear gown my dream to wear.
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    I agree wit rihanna true dat we found love in a hopless place. I found my in a hopless place. I use 2 wish if i'll ever ve him n I promise maself dat if I ve him i'll loose ma virginity 4 him never realizing dat he was a virgin aswel. He walkup 2 me once n ma dreams com true. Am 18plus n he's 20 we ve been 2geder this makin 3yrs (love you lucky).
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