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Avicii – The Nights lyrics
[Verse:]
Hey, once upon a younger year
When all our shadows disappeared
The animals inside came out to play

Hey, When face to face with all our fears
Learned our lessons through the tears
Make memories we knew would never fade


One day my father he told me
Son, don't let this slip away
He
took me in his arms, I heard him say

When you'll get older
Your wild life would live for younger days

Think of me as forever your faith

[Chorus:]
He said, one day you'll leave this world behind
So live a life you will remember
My father told me when I was just a child
These are the night that never die
My father told me


[Instrumental]

[Verse 2:]
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Light a fire they can't put out
Carve their name into those shinning stars

He said go adventure far beyond these shores
Don't forsake this life of yours
I'll guide you home
no matter where you are

One day my father he told me
Son, don't let this slip away
He took me in his arms, I heard him say

When you'll get older

Your wild life would live for younger days
Think of me as forever your faith


[Chorus:]
He said, one day you'll leave this world behind
So live a life you will remember

My father told me when I was just a child
These are the night that never die
My father told me

These are the night that never die

My father told me
Hey, hey
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    This song tells us that we should live life to the fullest, because no sooner then you think it could be over and if you haven't done anything for yourself, just to be you, you might not have anything to be remembered by, or remember anything yourself. Be who you are because you are awesome and no one can change that. A quote I always stick by is "Be yourself, because an original is worth more than a copy." I don't know who it's by but I love it.

    In the chorus he sings:
    "He said, one day you'll leave this world behind
    So live a life you will remember
    My father told me when I was just a child
    These are the nights that never die!
    My father told me."

    This part is saying that you should live a life to remember because you'll die one day, and you want to be remembered as a person that did a lot of things with your life. "These are the nights that never die!" This means that the things you do with your life will never die, and they will always be with you, or with your family. Hope this helps.
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    Madil
    This songs tells me and anyone who listens to live life without fear, not to care what others think, to live life the best you can, even in the kind of world we live in today. Others may try to put you down, but don't let them get to you. No Matter what they call you, gay, four eyes, psychopath, retard, shorty, slut, bitch, it doesn't matter. They are only putting you down because they feel like they are better than you. But what gives them the right. Sorry I'm ranting, but bottom line is this song tell you to live life because you don't know when it'll end. Don't let others judge you for who you are. You're special and awesome just the way you are. Don't let anyone tell you other wise. Everyone tells me that I'm a crazy bitch. That I deserve to be lock up and throw away the key. That ill never find someone if I don't change the way I look and act. Well now I have a few of friends who accept me for who I am. Most are boys because seriously who wants to talk about makeup all the time. But they like me for who I am. Not some Barbie doll. And I'm ranting again sorry. But your awesome. Bye.
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  • ShadowNightmare
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    ShadowNightmare
    This song tells us that even though life will get us down and there will be obstacles that we will have to overcome, that we should live our life exactly as we would like to. Be the person you want to be and don't let anyone stand in your way or tell you that you cant be who you are. When it comes to this part:
    "When your past starts pouring down
    Light a fire they can't put out
    Carve their name into the shining stars"
    What it means is that you shouldn't let your past carve your future, you can make it your own and that's how it should be.
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    Heyyy! ~

    I agree with the first one mainly (still haven't read all the others). I saw someone ask about how you'll remember your life if you're already dead (or something similar), and this is what I answered (I'mma try to retell the concepts, and I actually discovered this website because I used the quote for it):

    Life a life YOU your own will remember. We often live a life by society's design, to the point we may not know who we are. When the time comes for our lives to end and maybe start a new beginning elsewhere, we'd realize "I didn't even live the life I wanted to". Yeah, others will know who they think who you are, but who really are you? What really is your life about? It's because you don't remember anything significant in the life you lived, for you lived nothing but what others wanted. How could something be memorable if you didn't even have any interest in it? It's like living a life without regrets, but the regret specifically is not fulfilling what feeds your soul, what really matters.

    Choose to live a life you really want, you'd experience the joy not everyone had the chance to. It will be nights that will never die in your own heart.
    Have a great day, and stay safe! <33
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    When the father talked to his son, he (the father) was about to die. He had lived a life to the fullest. And when he said, "these are the nights that never die", he meant reincarnation, resurrection, or some kind of continuation of life through death. This is how I understand this song.
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    To me this song means that we should be ourselves and live life to the fullest, even though there will be challenges.
    In the first verse, it says:

    "Went face to face with all our fears
    Learned our lessons through the tears,
    Made memories we knew would never fade"

    To me that means that even though there will be challenges, you need to face them and keep on living. After all, life isn't really life if you don't face bad times along with the good times in your life.

    I believe it also means you shouldn't waste your time worrying or stressing. You should live as yourself, not as society tells you to, and you should leave your mark, no matter how small, on the world. As the second verse says:

    "When thunder clouds start pouring down
    Light a fire they can't put out
    Carve your name into those shining stars
    He said: "Go venture far beyond the shores
    Don't forsake this life of yours
    I'll guide you home, no matter where you are"

    Again, live life to the fullest. Also, "carve your name into the shining stars." Stand for what you believe in and leave a mark wherever you go.

    Sorry if I repeat myself a lot or this is too long. I hope this helps you understand The Nights by Avicii better in your own life.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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    All in all, this song is about how you shouldn't waste your life, because it will end one day. Not all things last forever!

    When he sings “One day my father, he told me
    Son, don't let it slip away
    He took me in his arms I heard him say
    When you get older your wild life would live for younger days
    Think of me forever as your faith”

    It means that when you get older, you will wish to live your younger days.
    So treasure your childhood!

    Another part that I think no one talked about is the First Verse so here is what I think is the meaning.

    “Hey, once upon a younger year
    When all our shadows disappeared
    The animals inside came out to play
    Hey,When face to face with all our fears
    Learned our lessons through the tears
    Made ( Or Make ) memories we knew would never fade”
    It means when we were younger, we learned important lessons and we made memories, we didn't know those memories would be with us forever, or we knew those memories would never go away throughout our entire lifetime.

    Alright! I think I've explained what wasn't explained, I think I did well I guess? But you be the judge if that.
    I'll be heading out now, bye! - Wednesday • 23 • June • 2021 -
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    sooo i like poop its a wonderfull thing everyone should eat cause it looks like chocolate and everyone eats chocolate and if you don't eat chocolate god will send you to hell and if you do eat chocolate good will send you to heaven and its a wonderful place with a lot of poop that you can eat and everyone there its the poop cause its like chocolate soo start eating poop and in the night too and live a wonderfully like you wont forget and eat lots of poop.
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    This song is my favorite.The meaning of this song is so meaningful, because the message i get is not only to live a life i want but also the fact that being stuck in the past is denying access to a new future, so you will only be focused to what you are going to do in the future.
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    I thought the meaning is that his father died and took him in his arms told him live a live the u will remember don’t get sad and potato couch u should life that’s when u are afraid think of me when u get older u will have a wild heart I k ow it’s bad but that what I thought but I understand now what is the rll meaning tu u all I like this site it helps alotttttttttttttt by
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