There is clearly a story here, but it is Gary's story, and it should probably stay that way. The singer will lose his kid for some reason (separation, coma, ....)Especially this line from the lyrics makes it pretty clear:"You've been the only thing that's right In all I've done"Being a father myself (luckily living together with my loved ones), to me this makes a perfect sense I had to let go of someone I love. For me this song is about hope, love, and what I went through when I had to say goodbye. But I have been two snow patrol live gigs, and Gary Lighbody himself, said it was a song about family. he died not long ago with cancer and everytime i hear this song it reminds me of him.However, he won't be making his fortune from her success.He told the Daily Star that Leona's record label Syco didn't have to ask his permission to record their version and said: "I won't be retiring from Leona's sales." He added: "Anybody can cover any song without anybody's permission.Before signing a six-album deal with Atlantic Records in 2011, he flew alone to LA in a bid to get his big break.
Now, just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re playing these love songs on repeat because they touch on romance in a way that only New York — and the musicians who live, love, and get over their heartbreaks here — can.“New York State of Mind” — Billy Joel In recent times, Billy Joel has become as much a part of New York City’s fabric as Lady Liberty or the Empire State.In the mid Seventies, however, after returning to the East Coast following a three-year stint in Los Angeles, Joel was feeling sentimental and lovelorn.Gary Lightbody has revealed he won't be raking in the royalties from Leona Lewis' cover of his hit song Run.The Snow Patrol frontman said he thinks Leona did a good job with her version of his track, which reached No 1 in the UK charts, compared to Snow Patrol's original which only reached No 5.