Paris Lyrics by The Chainsmokers


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Paris Lyrics
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We were staying in Paris
To get away from your parents
And I thought "Wow, if I could take this in a shot right now
I don't think that we could work this out"

Out on the terrace
I don't know if it's fair but I thought "How could I let you fall by yourself
While I'm wasted with someone else"

If we go down then we go down together
They'll say you could do anything
They'll say that I was clever
If we go down then we go down together
We'll get away with everything
Let's show them we are better
Let's show them we are better
Let's show them we are better

We were staying in Paris
To get away from your parents
You look so proud standing there with a frown and a cigarette
Posting pictures of yourself on the internet

Out on the terrace
We breathe in the air of this small town
On our own cuttin' class for the thrill of it
Getting drunk on the past we were livin' in

If we go down then we go down together
They'll say you could do anything
They'll say that I was clever
If we go down then we go down together
We'll get away with everything
Let's show them we are better

Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are better
We were staying in Paris
Let's show them we are better
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are
Let's show them we are better

If we go down then we go down together
They'll say you could do anything
They'll say that I was clever
If we go down then we go down together
We'll get away with everything
Let's show them we are better

We were staying in Paris (If we go down)
We were staying in Paris (If we go down)
We were staying in Paris (If we go down)
We were staying in Paris (If we go down)
Let's show them we are better
We were staying in Paris

Let's show them we are better
Let's show them we are better
If we go down
Let's show them we are better
If we go down
Let's show them we are better
If we go down
Let's show them we are better
Let's show them we are better

[Thanks to SamNPS for adding these lyrics]

Paris Info:

• The song features uncredited vocals from American singer and songwriter Emily Warren, who also co-wrote Don't Let Me Down

• Chainsmokers tweeted the definition for 'Paris':
"1: A sentimental yearning for a reality that isn't genuine.
2: An irrecoverable condition for fantasy that evokes nostalgia or day dreams."

• The Chainsmokers explained that over the course of living in this fantasy world with his girlfriend, the two lovers were "thinking life was great and they were just down for each other thinking they were living in this wonderful day dream of a life. But in reality their lives were falling apart as well as the people around them."

"But the song in a more general sense is about those times when you are one place in one situation but imagine you are somewhere else. Like those times you were laying in bed staring at the ceiling dreaming up a different situation."

Released:
January 13, 2017

Genre:
EDM, pop, synthpop

Length:
3:41

Writers:
Andrew Taggart, Kristoffer Eriksson, Fredrik Häggstam

Producers:
The Chainsmokers, Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young

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