Somewhere Only We Know (3:58)

Cover of Hopes and Fears

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Contrary to popular belief, this song is most likely not about lovers. Tim Rice-Oxley has said that the ‘somewhere only we know’ can be a great variety of things, and when writing the song, left it to be ambiguous, though he has thought of it as a sort of escape, such as a good memory or a favorite place.

Rice-Oxley told The Daily Mirror “It’s about being able to draw strength from a place or experience you’ve shared with someone. I think its an idea a lot of people can relate to.” (Source Somewhere Only We Know Songfacts).

This song was used in the motion picture He’s Just Not That Into You.


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