Ellie Goulding: Burn Meaning
Song Released: 2013
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Cause we got the fire, and we're burning one hell of a something
They, they gonna see us from outer space, outer space
Light it up, like we're the stars of the human race, human race
When the lights...
anonymous Dec 15th, 12:16pm report
It's about a party.
Ever seen one of those parties, like say a super bowl game or something, where people light matches and raise their lighters? It's like that.
Could be they are showing appreciating everyone? She said "Giving love to the world" so maybe some form of memorial or something.
singerstargirl Aug 28th, 2016 8:13pm report
I always thought this song was about a passionate relationship that overpowers everyone like a fire.
Why I think this:
"When the light'so turned down they don't what they heard" (the only light and sound is fire crackling)
"Strike a match, play it loud, giving love to the world" (love is like a match that can ignite a fire)
"There's no secret now" (as in out love is no longer a secret because we are stating it)
anonymous Aug 25th, 2014 8:48pm report
Cause we got the fire - The holy spirit (God)
They gonna see us from outer space - The rapture, everyone left behind will see us floating to space
They don't know what they heard - The last trumpet sounding signaling the rapture
anonymous Jan 5th, 2014 1:20pm report
I think the meaning is about something that she knows and we don't know about planet earth and alien visitation or some explosion.
This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
anonymous Nov 27th, 2013 11:26am report
Its a party song (raising our Hands, let it burn)
I think it should show that she is happy
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