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The Script: Top 15 Hugot Lyrics

Imagine driving alone on a late night, once the weekend festivities start to dissipate. The next song blaring on the radio introduces a trademark simplistic guitar riff followed by Danny O’Donoghue’s high notes. Immediately, what follows is a rush of emotions conveyed by the lyrics.

Irish alternative rock band The Script has always been noted for their heartbreaking lyrics, more commonly known locally as hugot lyrics. Once a Script song hits the radio, a “barkada” sing-along spree would often follow with possible wailing and crying. The allure of the band is that they can directly converse with their fanbase through lyrics that relate to everyday experiences, and more specifically, matters of the heart.

Among their catalogue of heart-wrenching tunes, here is a list of the top 15 lyrics that are sure to elicit a downpour of emotions. Note how high one places in our “hugot” scale.

1 – It will get you thinking, there are other lyrics that make more impact.
2 – It strikes a nerve. Before you know it, you’re definitely going to sing along to it.
3 – You’re on the verge of breaking down. Yet, you still manage to hold it in.
4 – There is nothing left to do but cry; but hey, this is what they are supposed to do.

  1. “It was February 14, Valentine’s Day. The roses came but they took you away”. – If You Could See Me Now (Album: #3, 2012)
    Hugot Scale: 1
  2. “Sometimes tears say all there is to say, sometime your first scars wont ever fade away”. – The End Where I Begin (Album: The Script, 2008)
    Hugot Scale: 3
  3. “And if I fall here, at least you know my dear that I would die for you. Promise you won’t ever feel a thing”. – You Won’t Feel A Thing (Album: Science and Faith, 2010)
    Hugot Scale: 1
  4. “You won’t find faith or hope down a telescope, you won’t find heart and soul in the stars. You can break everything down to chemicals, but you can’t explain a love like ours”. – Science and Faith (Album: Science and Faith, 2010)
    Hugot Scale: 2
  5. “Who would have thought I’d see you with someone else? Who would have thought that I’d be in such a mess? Now you know, now you know
    I’m just a man on a wire”. – Man on a Wire (Album: No Sound Without Silence, 2014)
    Hugot Scale: 3
  6. “When I see you in the street, I pray to God you don’t see the silent “hell” in “I wish you well.” – No Good in Goodbye (Album: No Sound Without Silence, 2014)
    Hugot Scale: 4
  7. “I’m barely used to saying me instead of us. The elephant in the room keeps scaring off the guests; it gets under my skin to see you with him”. – Long Gone and Moved On (Album: Science and Faith, 2010).
    Hugot Scale: 2
  8. “She was torn between what she wants and what she needs. They say you love someone enough, you got to set them free”. – If You See Kay (Album: The Script, 2008).
    Hugot Scale: 3
  9. “I search my skin for the entry point, when love went in and ricocheted and bounced around, and left a hole when you walked out”. – Exit Wounds (Album: Science and Faith, 2010).
    Hugot Scale: 1
  10. “First, you think the worst is a broken heart, what’s gonna kill you is the second part, and the third, is when your world splits down the middle.
    And fourth, you’re gonna think that you fixed yourself, fifth, you see them out with someone else, and the sixth, is when you admit that you may have fucked up a little”. – Six Degrees of Separation (Album: #3, 2012).
    Hugot Scale: 4
  11. “There are no words to describe or define what a sight, do you feel in your vibe. Believe me I’ve tried to break you down to a science, you in my mind and I open my mouth and it’s silence”. – No Words (Album: #3, 2012).
    Hugot Scale: 3
  12. “Dialed her number and confessed to her. I’m still in love but all I heard was nothing”. – Nothing (Album: Science and Faith, 2010).
    Hugot Scale: 3
  13. “This world’s a war zone, and I’ve got a shield, and I won’t surrender, ‘cause your love feels like an army of angels”. – Army of Angels (Album: No Sound Without Silence, 2014).
    Hugot Scale: 2
  14. “ People talk about the guy who’s waiting on a girl. There are no holes in his shoes, but a big hole in his world”. – The Man Who Can’t Be Moved (Album: The Script, 2008).
    Hugot Scale: 3
  15. “They say bad things happen for a reason, but no wise words won’t stop the bleeding, ‘cause she’s moved on while I’m still grieving, and when a heart breaks, no it don’t break even”. – Breakeven (Album, The Script, 2008).
    Hugot Scale: 4