Avicii: Wake Me Up! Meaning
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Song Released: 2013
Covered By: Taylor Henderson (2013)
Wake Me Up! Lyrics
Guided by a beating heart
I can't tell where the journey will end
But I know where to start
They tell me I'm too young to understand
They say I'm caught up in a dream
Well life will pass me by if...
anonymous Mar 6th, 2014 3:37am report
I believe it to be sarcasm. Basically he's trying to live life and enjoy it but folks are telling him he's living a dream and he's too young to understand things so the sarcasm comes in to play; just wake me up when it's over; I won't keep trying to find myself because I guess I'm just too young and apparently lost.
He tried to live up to the worlds expectation but he realized he couldn't ,hence he only had two hands. He'd like to travel and see the world signifying he wants to experience life on the fullest in a youthful and passionate and spontaneous way without plans but apparently his piers are judgmental so it's best just to fall asleep on life and wait until he's wiser and older so he can "live" with the correct perspective .
anonymous Mar 4th, 2014 3:15pm report
Being a teenager and having too many responsibilities and problems wanting to ignore them and just enjoy their time while they're young.
anonymous Dec 27th, 2013 12:55pm report
Picking himself up, making his way through a hard time.
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anonymous Oct 29th, 2013 10:05pm report
Wake Me Up" (stylized as "Wake Me Up!") is a song by Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii, which features uncredited vocals from American soul singer Aloe Blacc and acoustic guitar from Incubus' Mike Einziger. It was released in June 2013 as the first single from Avicii's full-length debut studio album, True, which was released on 17 September 2013.
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