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Memories
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Memories

Maroon 5
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Song Meaning of Memories by Maroon 5, and what it is about


The song's lyrics honour the memory of a loved one who has subsequently passed away. Critics had mixed feelings about the song; some praised its production while others thought it was "sweet". Spin magazine named it one of the worst songs of 2019.


Adam Levine, the lead singer of the group, clarified, saying, "This song is for everybody who has ever experienced loss. Put differently, this song is dedicated to all of us." The song is inspired by the passing of Jordan Feldstein, a friend of Levine and the band's manager, who passed away in 2017.


Song lyrics of Memories by Maroon 5


Here's to the ones that we got

Cheers to the wish you were here, but you're not

'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories

Of everything we've been through

Toast to the ones here today

Toast to the ones that we lost on the way

'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories

And the memories bring back, memories bring back you

 

There's a time that I remember, when I did not know no pain

When I believed in forever, and everything would stay the same

Now my heart feel like December when somebody say your name

'Cause I can't reach out to call you, but I know I will one day, yeah

 

Everybody hurts sometimes

Everybody hurts someday, ayy-ayy

But everything gon' be alright

Go and raise a glass and say, ayy

 

Here's to the ones that we got

Cheers to the wish you were here, but you're not

'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories

Of everything we've been through

Toast to the ones here today

Toast to the ones that we lost on the way

'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories

And the memories bring back, memories bring back you

 

Doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo

Memories bring back, memories bring back you

 

There's a time that I remember when I never felt so lost

When I felt all of the hatred was too powerful to stop (Ooh, yeah)

Now my heart feel like an ember and it's lighting up the dark

I'll carry these torches for ya that you know I'll never drop, yeah

 

Everybody hurts sometimes

Everybody hurts someday, ayy-ayy

But everything gon' be alright

Go and raise a glass and say, ayy

 

Here's to the ones that we got (Oh-oh)

Cheers to the wish you were here, but you're not

'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories

Of everything we've been through (No, no)

Toast to the ones here today (Ayy)

Toast to the ones that we lost on the way

'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories (Ayy)

And the memories bring back, memories bring back you

 

Doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo

Memories bring back, memories bring back you

Doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo (Ooh, yeah)

Memories bring back, memories bring back you

 

Yeah, yeah, yeah

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, no, no

Memories bring back, memories bring back you

Release Date

2019

Songwriter/s

Adam Levine, Jonathan Bellion, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Michael Pollack, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Vincent Ford

Producer/s

The Monsters & Strangerz, Adam Levine

Label/s

222, Interscope

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