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James Bay: Let It Go Meaning

Song Released: 2014

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From walking home and talking loads
Seeing shirts in evening clothes with you
From nervous touch and getting drunk
To staying up and waking up with you
Now we're slipping near the edge
Holding something we don't need
Oh, this delusion in...


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    Oct 13th, 20:26 report

    It's about him and his parents.


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    May 23rd, 5:09pm report

    I think its that both people know its not working anymore and they need to let it go and move on but don't want to, they want to be together and for it to work but deep deep down they know it wont ever work like that.


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    Feb 26th, 2018 2:50am report

    I️ think this song shows how broken the two ppl are with each other and yet he is still broken without her but he knows it’s right to let her go. Like someone else said leave the broken pieces where they are and carry on because they are two different ppl when they are together and aren’t good for each other


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    Jan 4th, 2018 1:26pm report

    I think it means it is hard to get over someone when u still love them but then don't love u no longer


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    Dec 20th, 2017 12:31pm report

    I feel this song is the best break up song in thee world this song reminds of some I use to love her name is Aliyah and I love but I realized if I want the best for I have to let her go and that's the hardest part when love someone but you stay strong and do it for her - Chris


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    Dec 11th, 2017 12:58pm report

    He's the delusional one
    .if he has to ask to leave a relationship by saying, let's leave it to the breeze.. Obviously, What comes around, like the Wind, Will Return. All he is going is trying hard to convince himself it's over.. When in fact it isn't.


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    Sep 27th, 2017 9:16pm report

    I love this song dude, I’m not a big fan of pop music, but I love this song!


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    Apr 30th, 2017 4:06pm report

    Let It Go lyrics said it all.

    For the comment below, I read this interpretation at Song Meanings.

    Please give the credit to the one who made the comment at Song Meanings.

    Like the other song too.



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    Apr 30th, 2017 4:00am report

    Someone said that it's a breakup song where both of them find themselves becoming two different people while they are together. like, sometimes you don't even recognize or know who you are anymore in a relationship that just doesn't work. the first verse is just about how when it was good between them but all other versus suggest that it isn't that way anymore. sometimes when you're in a relationship with someone, you start mentally sabotaging it by thinking the worst (like if they are flirting/cheating with others, not who you thought they were, etc.) and it eats at you. i think that's what he means when he talks about the delusions. i think when he says "why don't you be you and i'll be me?" is him saying that they should go their separate ways so that they can feel like themselves again and not in constant hurt and misery because of their relationship. "...leave it to the breeze" is him saying that there isn't any use in trying to fix it. just leave the broken pieces where they are and carry on. he's finally ready to move on and wants her to, too. i think he still cares a lot about her, but he realizes that they've lost too much of themselves and they'll keep doing so if they stay together.

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