if you want to get drunk tonight to forget the pain, that's okay. Should he go with his friends to get high without or should he just drink instead. So I was riding the bus to rehersal and I saw all these 9, 10, 11 year olds with beepers dealing drugs. He wants to make amends. "the holes i my apologies could mean he was drunk so he doesnt remember really doing it (beating her).Notice the name he uses for the other guy that shes talking to "some sunglasses". And, in turn, she asks him to carry her home because knows she's gonna get trashed. Ok, so it's most likely about a girl Nate [Ruess] has feelings for, but he waited too long to tell her and she has moved on (the sunglasses asking her aboutthe scar). Tonight Not necessarily a romantic one, though. i have no reason too run, (he's getting back into drinking) Live While We're Young song meanings Add your thoughts 24 Comments. Childish Gambino is the musical alter ego of Donald Glover. I need to get my story straight, There's more to the story behind the music than meets the eye. They didn't come together, but they will leave together and they can rely on each other to carry one another home because what they have is enough to set the world on fire and their attraction burns brigher than the sun....but no need to be so serious....because they are still young. From whom Carly Simon thought was so vain to why, exactly, the walrus was Paul, we strive to leave no lyric uninterpreted. He sings, “But between the drinks, and subtle things, and the holes in my apologies, I’m trying hard to take it back”. Even though they have had a bade relationship, as long as he is in a bad relationship with her, he doesn't mind. (We seem to twist our values. My lover she’s waiting for me just across the bar That incident may have left a permanent mark on her while others didn't. This wasn't the first time Quincy Jones assembled a celebrity chorus: For Donna Summer's 1982 track "State of Independence," … we can worry about things tomorrow. div_id: "cf_async_" + Math.floor((Math.random() * 999999999)) When you're young, everything is easy and so care free. Lyrics.com » Search results for 'we are young' Yee yee! It is “I got much bigger of an artist than I expected. Tomorrow their lives may be as they usually are and all go back to their normal lives, but tonight lets set the world on fire , we can burn brighter than the sun. The sight of a 10 year old kid with a beeper and a cell phone dealing drugs equalled 'We Die Young' to me." More One Direction Lyrics. to me it sounds like the guy hurts girl (i don't know if physical or emotional...) he's apologized over and over but he knows he was wrong (hence holes in his apology). What he’s saying is, “Look, I’m sorry, I know I drink sometimes, and stuff, and my apologies don’t really make any sense, believe me I really am trying to take it back”. Lyrics to 'Young Americans' by David Bowie: They pulled in just behind the bridge He lays her down, he frowns 'Gee, my life's a funny thing Am I still too young?' I gave it to you months ago...you're trying to forget...you know I am trying to take it back. I’ll carry you home Now in the song he mentions she ended up scarred, she cut her thumb when she was done with the apple. The chourus is him trying to explain to the girl all the fun times they've had, and will have in the future. (she's accepting his appolagy) She hates that he gave her the scar and she just wants to put it behind her. song: "We are Young", When We Were Young is about the glory days of a relationship. I had my baby born. As the night continues, he stands strong (no reason to hide) even though he was craving ('hear the choir') but he was the one who needed support ('Will someone come care him home tonight'). We are young (Tonight we are young) Lyrics by We Are Young on album We are young Give me a second I, I need to get my story straight My friends are in the bathroom getting higher than the Empire State My lover she's waiting for me just across the bar My seat's been taken by some s Lyrics.com » Search results for 'we are young' Yee yee! The closest any "young"-ster came was when Gary Puckett and the Union Gap's "Young Girl" reached #2 in 1968.In 1957, when Billboard had the "Top 100" chart, a song called "Young Love" was a #1 hit for both Tab Hunter and Sonny James. In that respect, the song is a modern piece of carpe diem poetry. Log in to add a tag. she tells him "carry me home..." so basically she agrees. "maybe we could find new ways to fall apart" we make mistakes but learn from it/grow from it..."but our friends are back" he completely forgets about his girlfriend when he sees his friends and then says "i found someone to carry me home" dude, i thought you were going to carry your girlfriend,what happened to her?Stupid drunk..then later in the song he says "so will someone come and carry me home" i think his "friends" arent really his friends if they now are gone somewhere and arent taking him home anymore..:the angels never arrived but i can hear the choir" means he was in a stage of being drunk and was hearing things that sounded like angels but they never came.."we are young so lets set the world on fire" i think its saying since theyre young they can get away with things such as "setting the world on fire" and "getting higher than the empire state" btw which was in a bar,thats public!dumbasses are gonna get caught..he eventually remembers her and says :ill carry you home tonight:...i think it kinda has a theme of coming of age. This has nothing to do with a break up. (i'll carry you home tonight) Of when we were young Let me photograph you in this light In case it is the last time That we might be exactly like we were Before we realized We were sad of getting old It made us restless It was just like a movie It was just like a song When we were young When we were young When we were young When we were young It's hard to admit that But I can hear the choir (Nananananana) We Are Lyrics: We are, we are / We are, we are / They think that we're no one / We're nothing, not sorry / They push us / It’s too late, it’s too late / Not going back / They think we are made up IU and BTS' Suga's "Eight" lyrics in English are all about life moving too fast. Don’t have an account? Now clearly she buys into this plan of drinking. pin. To me whole 25 album shares one theme. And you feel like falling down just carry me home tonight, I interpret it that he has hurt his girlfriend either physically or emotionally while he was under the influence and he had told her he wouldn't do it again; and like most abusers and addicts their behaviors are often repetitive. So if by the time the bar closes "My lover is waiting for me just across the bar...my seats been taken by someone asking bout a scar." I love you, but I have to say this) I think Nate is a very complicated person who has a lot of feelings that he's unsure of. But here they are neither moving, both talking unable to deny the attraction and feelings they still have for one another. (2x) we can burn brighter, than the sun, 2x (they can still have a good future) give me second I, He is saying that he still has feelings for her and wants to either carry her home or he may need her or his friends to carry him home once he is drunk and the bar closes down but he is hoping that she will come with h and they can fall apart together. He wants her to engage in this behavior with him. And I got older. We are young So let's set the world on fire 'Cause We can burn brighter than the sun Now I know that I'm not all that you got I guess that I I just thought maybe we could find a ways to fall apart But our friends are back So let's raise a toast Cause I found someone to carry me home Tonight We are young So let's the set the world on fire share. (my friends are high, but he's not like them) its about a guy who does two things. So a person may go out with a group and give the bartender his credit card and say, “My tab is $50”. It’s very catchy chorus is the part most people are familiar with and can follow.