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Coldplay: Strawberry Swing Meaning

Song Released: 2009


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They were sitting
They were sitting
In the strawberry swing
Every moment was so precious

They were sitting
They were talking
In the strawberry swing
Everybody was for fighting
Wouldn't wanna waste a thing

Cold, cold water
Bring me...

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    anonymous
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    Jun 21st, 2013 6:32am report


    I think it's about being young, and your first crush or girlfriend/boyfriend and looking back on childhood. It's really nostalgic and happy "Now my feet won't touch the ground" "It's such a perfect day"



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    anonymous
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    May 22nd, 2012 5:17am report


    This song is very complex in terms of getting a fixed meaning but,however,the clear picture we can all agree on is that the two lovers were once happily in love and later their love was no more.It seems clear for one to think that lady passed on and left the man in missery.The last verse clarifies this point by adding that 'the sky could be blue,could be grey,without you it's a waste of time'.The words 'without you' implies that the lady died and now the man finds no joy in the strawberry swing.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 11th, 2011 12:13pm report


    This is definitely about a couple but seems like two people swimming upstream in life.The lyrics Everybody was for fighting/ don't you wanna curve away in addition to the general indifference toward life indicate a rebellious almost teen-like attitude.



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    anonymous
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    May 1st, 2011 5:05pm report


    I think this song is showing a couple. It is based on a man reminiscing about his time with a girl on the "Strawberry Swing". Saying things such as "without you I just slide away" and "cold, cold water bring me round" implies that he is currently away from her, and he wishes he was with her now when he says "every moment was so precious...wouldn't wanna waste the feeling". I think it is love between two people. Coldplay is great in making songs capable of having multiple meanings, but I think this interpretation is one of the most concrete.




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