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Snow Patrol – You Could Be Happy lyrics
You could be depressed 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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    This song make me think of this girl I used to talk to. She was what I always wanted but we never got together and by the time I fully realized what was in my face the whole time it was too late. There were times when I had to stop talking to her and s**t now I'll probably never get to talk to her again her call. It hurt so much one time she left a pair of shorts at my house and they still smell just like her. When I smell them for a few seconds I got her back. She a really amazing person and I hope she happy she get with and they see how amazing she is right out the gate. I love you Gummi Bear.
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    Dunvegan
    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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    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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    frankie123
    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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    This song makes me think about my bestfriend leaving me and breaking our plan to go to college together. We were separated since we entered highschool. Since then, we kept missing each other until we hardly saw each other. She went to college for a scholarship in Antipolo which is number of islands away from our home.
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    This song means a lot to me. My ex boyfriend and I recently broke up, about 4 months ago. We were together a long time and have been in each others lives since we were young. We had a brilliant relationship, we were so happy together. But something bad happened to me, it freaked him out and we parted ways. We haven't spoke since and it breaks my heart every day.
    Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars was one of the songs we use to listen to together. So I started listening to other songs of theirs whenever I felt sad and I came across You Could Be Happy. It made sense to me. It sent shivers down my spine and goosebumps everywhere. I miss him so much. I would do anything to have him back, he's a good person.
    This song reminds me of how I felt when he left and how I can imagine he would have felt too. I recently re-posted this on my YouTube channel, later to find he did too, after me.
    The way our relationship ended is "played in loops till it's madness in my head"... I would do anything to have him back.
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    For me, it's about precisely what I'm going through right now. We've been together for years and had some rough patches, but circumstances have meant that if we could be together [in physical proximity - we are on opposite sides of the planet right now], it won't be for a long time and we each have a great deal to sort out before that could happen. Our relationship was not something I was looking for, but his love was the most amazing thing I have ever experienced; as was mine to him. I still talk to him throughout the day, much in the way we constantly text or chat. Whether this is the final chapter or another breathing period the tensions caused us to argue and build distance by retreating. We were never intentionally hurtful, but feeling hurt perhaps made speak with less kindness.

    No one has ever gotten so close to me or I to them. I wake in the middle of the night and "for the tiniest second" I swear he's next to me on his side of the bed. I swear I catch a glimpse of him in crowds and I lose my breath. But, I think we knew that we had to step away and focus on the tasks at hand in our immediate lives. Though it kills me to think of him with anyone and I struggle with imagining a future without him, but I know he has things to do and I want nothing less than complete happiness for him and to honour that I stay away from his world.
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    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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    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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