Top 10 Melancholic Coldplay Songs (page 5)

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6. “Clocks”

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One of the fabulous things about the lyrics to “Clocks” is how they transcend those existential moments in life, while simultaneously summing them all up:

Lights go out and I can’t be saved/Tides that I tried to swim against/You’ve put me down upon my knees/Oh I beg, I beg and please, singin’/Come out of things unsaid/Shoot, an apple off my head/And the/Trouble that cant be named/The tiger’s waiting to be tamed singin’/You are

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