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We've been in fire
Went down in the flames
We sailed the ocean
And drowned in the waves
Built a cathedral
But we never prayed
We had it all, yeah
And we walked away

Point of no return and now
It's just too late to turn around
I try...

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    anonymous
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    Jan 26th, 2018 1:12pm report


    I dont think this song is about the band, it’s simply a song that represents a relationship where both people took it for granted. As the song says, “we had it all yeah, but we walked away”.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 5th, 2017 11:44pm report


    This song could be seen as being about the band or about a relationship in both instances it means being in a good place and walking away from it in the case of the band the hiatus but in the case of a relationship maby a couple that was very close and had a great relationship but they broke up hence the “we had it all yea but we walked away”



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    anonymous
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    Apr 2nd, 2016 4:21am report


    This song is about how far they have come in the career and now they are over and its about them knowing its going to be a long time for them to let go of this all.As the song said "we built up so how but now I'm falling,its a long way down from here" If you are looking for new good music I recommend the new album from one dirtion that came out a few months ago which is "Made in the A.M."




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