What does Don't You Remember mean?

Adele: Don't You Remember Meaning

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Don't You Remember Lyrics

When will I see you again
You left with no goodbye
Not a single a word was said
No final kiss to seal any sins
I had no idea in the state we were in

I know I have a fickle heart
And a bitterness and a wandering eye and a heaviness in my...


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    Aug 27th 2011 !⃝

    Adele is missing someone she used to be close with. The relationship just ended without any warning. She is begging him to give her a second chance because they had so many memories.

    She doesn't want to be forgotten.

  2. anonymous
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    Jul 20th 2018 !⃝

    In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Helena loves Demetrius, and for a while Demetrius loved her back, but then he changed his mind and flirted with Helena's best friend Hermia, so this is Helena's theme song.

  3. anonymous
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    Jun 29th 2017 !⃝

    Adele's relationship has ended all of a sudden, she didn't expect it at all. These words exemplify it accurately:
    "You left with no goodbye, not a single word was said
    No final kiss to seal any sins".

    She is profusely in love with him and doesn't accept the fact he has left her.
    She thinks the whole break-up can be her own fault "I know I have a fickle heart and a bitterness
    And a wandering eye, and a heaviness in my head".
    She wants that man to come back cause he is the man he is really into.
    Adele longs for that man and the feeling which was between them, she does absolutely her best in order to retrieve him "The reason you loved me before,
    Baby please remember me once more."
    Adele wants the man to remember the reason why he fell for her.

    All in all, she was deeply in love with that man and couldn't imagine her life without him, so she tried to do all in her power in order to have him back.

  4. anonymous
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    Sep 29th 2016 !⃝

    She said it is not about any of her exes so don't guess your own stories.

  5. anonymous
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    Aug 6th 2012 !⃝

    Has anyone here seen Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? I know that the songs on this album were inspired by a break up of hers, so I doubt it's based on the movie, but it fits all too well to just be a coincidence.

  6. ntb
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    Jun 24th 2012 !⃝

    I think this breakup took her by suprise. She wasnt expecting him to be gone and he didnt even say goodbye when he left. She was left wondering what actually went wrong, the more she does the more confused she gets because only he can answer that particular question. She acknowledges that she's not perfect (I know I have a fickle heart/ and a bitterness/ and a wondering eye and a heaviness in my head) but hopes he can remember her and how much he loves/loved her and come back to her.

    If anyone knows about the 5 stages of grief theyl agree that the 5 stages are evident in the songs on the album 21. This song in particular is portraying Stage 3 of grief - Bargaining.

  7. anonymous
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    May 12th 2012 !⃝

    Caesar Josef Clarin Ranay - I still Love You so much and I will always will.

  8. anonymous
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    Apr 14th 2012 !⃝

    She'll never let go. I love this song and that mystery guy of mine.

  9. anonymous
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    Mar 29th 2012 !⃝

    This is my song.. this is what exactly happened to me and to my one & only great love.. Everything happened so fast, w/o any warning..All of a sudden, everything i thought would be forever was lost.. No second.. but still im hoping that someday, he will still give me and our relationship another chance..I hope.. He's my one and only..

  10. anonymous
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    Mar 28th 2012 !⃝

    It means that she and her ex split but she wishes that they had ended on good terms, but they didn't.She had tried to give him space but it didn't work and all she wants is for him to remember why he loved her in the first place.

  11. anonymous
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    Mar 22nd 2012 !⃝

    I think this song is about people that always take things for granted in life. After the relationship gone, the emptiness feeling they can't deny. Especially for their first crush and soulmate destined.

    We promise that we will never forget some one, but few ever keep that promise. Beautiful song.


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  12. anonymous
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    Mar 11th 2012 !⃝

    I think that this song means that she really trusted her boyfriend to love her, but saw that he wasn't happy, so let him go. She hoped that her ex would relize her sacrifice for him, and come back to her.

  13. anonymous
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    Dec 22nd 2011 !⃝

    She said that the guy she was with had her head over heels and she was one of those girls that that got anxious when their boyfriend didn't text her back under ten seconds and she told herself, "I bet he doesn't even remember why he loved me."

  14. anonymous
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    Oct 13th 2011 !⃝

    To me this song means she is asking the her ex why did he loved her in the first place if he was just going to break up with her in the end.

  15. anonymous
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    Sep 9th 2011 !⃝

    he left her all alone, she wasn't aware of the situation, i am in exactly the same situation been crying for a month, you love them so much and just can't believe that it's so easy for them to just move on not even think of u at all but you can't help but wait for them to finally decide, while it makes u sound desperate you don't care you love him and will do anything for him back, but you don't hear anything

  16. anonymous
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    Jun 30th 2011 !⃝

    It's about a couple who have split up and she wants him to love her again and doesn't understand why he stopped loving her.

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