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Coldplay - Fix You Lyrics

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TitleFix You
AlbumSeason 4
album from the tv show Without A Trace [2002], Track 3
X&Y [2005], Track 4
NRJ Music Awards 2006 [2006]
album from the tv show NRJ Music Awards [2000], Track 13
2CD Originals - Viva La Vida/X&Y [2010], Track 4 Disc 2
Now That's What I Call Love Songs [2013]
album from the compilation series Now That's What I Call Music! [1983], Track 8
GenreAlternative, Rock
Rank230 (+911) history »
ChartsRanked at #25 in Cambodia view all »
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Song 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

And 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
submitted on May 20th, 2005
corrected by yohanna on October 28th, 2011
written by Martin, Christopher Anthony John / Berryman, Guy Rupert / Buckland, Jonathan Mark / Champion, William
copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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plus, it makes a lot more sense.
like he's saying that he'll try to fix the "mistake" that made whoever cry.
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