The Scientist - Coldplay (Meaning Explained for Learners) ✦✦✧


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Now, let's improve your English as I explain the lyrics and meaning of the song The Scientist by Coldplay.

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(00:22) Introduction to "The Scientist"


(01:56) Come up to meet you, tell you I'm sorry

(02:38) You don't know how lovely you are

(03:03) I had to find you, tell you I need you

(03:48) Tell you I set you apart

(04:29) Tell me your secrets, ask me your questions

(05:22) Oh let's go back to the start

(05:48) Running in circles, coming up tails

(07:42) Heads on a science apart


(08:22) Nobody said it was easy

(08:47) It's such a shame for us to part

(09:34) No one ever said it would be this hard

(10:04) Oh take me back to the start


(10:28) I was just guessing at numbers and figures

(11:32) Pulling the puzzles apart

(11:56) Questions of science, science and progress

(12:31) Do not speak as loud as my heart

(13:18) Tell me you love me, come back and haunt me

(14:10) Oh and I rush to the start

(14:33) Running in circles, chasing our tails

(15:21) Coming back as we are


(15:32) "The Scientist" song meaning explained

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