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you should see me in a crown
Billie Eilish Lyrics


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Bite my tongue, bide my time
Wearing a warning sign
Wait 'til the world is mine
Visions I vandalize
Cold in my kingdom size
Fell for these ocean eyes

You should see me in a crown
I'm gonna run this nothing town
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by one
One by one by
You should see me in a crown
Your silence is my favorite sound
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by one
One by one by one

Count my cards, watch them fall
Blood on a marble wall
I like the way they all
Scream
Tell me which one is worse
Living or dying first
Sleeping inside a hearse
I don't dream

You say
Come over baby
I think you're pretty
I'm okay
I'm not your baby
If you think I'm pretty

You should see me in a crown
I'm gonna run this nothing town
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by one
One by one by
You should see me in a crown
Your silence is my favorite sound
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by one
One by one by one

Crown
I'm gonna run this nothing town
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by one
One by one by
You should see me in a crown (you should see me, see me)
Your silence is my favorite sound (you should see me, see me)
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by one
One by one by one

Overall Meaning

"You Should See Me in a Crown" by Billie Eilish is a song that's all about power and domination. Eilish sings about biding her time and wearing a warning sign, waiting until the world is hers to vandalize it with her visions. She likens herself to a queen with a cold and distant demeanor, falling for people with ocean eyes who she can control as she assumes the throne.


The chorus is a declaration of her power, stating that people need to see her in a crown to understand just how powerful she can be. The second verse is equally sinister, as she talks about counting cards and watching them fall, with blood on the wall to indicate the violence she's willing to employ to maintain her hold on the world.


The bridge is an interesting twist, with Eilish rejecting the advances of someone who thinks she's pretty, declaring that she doesn't belong to anyone else. The final chorus is an even more forceful iteration of the first one, with the song building to a fever pitch as Eilish asserts her dominance over all who stand in her way.


Line by Line Meaning

Bite my tongue, bide my time
I keep quiet and wait patiently in a difficult or uncomfortable situation


Wearing a warning sign
I show signs that I am dangerous, so be careful with me


Wait 'til the world is mine
I will take over the world when the time is right


Visions I vandalize
I destroy my own visions and dreams, probably out of fear or self-doubt


Cold in my kingdom size
I am ruthless and powerful in my own world, but it may come at the cost of my humanity


Fell for these ocean eyes
I am deeply attracted to someone with beautiful blue eyes


You should see me in a crown
I am a force to be reckoned with, and people will bow to me


I'm gonna run this nothing town
I will take control of this unimportant place and make it my own


Watch me make 'em bow
I will force people to submit to me, one by one


One by one by one
I will take over the world, one person at a time


Your silence is my favorite sound
I enjoy when people are quiet and submissive around me


Count my cards, watch them fall
I take risks and watch the consequences unfold


Blood on a marble wall
There is evidence of a violent act on a decorative surface, adding to the horror of the situation


I like the way they all scream
I am entertained by the reactions of others to my violent acts


Tell me which one is worse
Which is more terrifying: living or dying?


Living or dying first
Is it better to experience life or death before the other?


Sleeping inside a hearse
I accept and even embrace death as a part of life


I don't dream
I don't have hopeful or positive aspirations for the future


You say, 'Come over baby, I think you're pretty'
You make advances towards me and compliment my appearance


I'm okay, I'm not your baby, if you think I'm pretty
I am not interested in a relationship with you just because you find me physically attractive




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Billie Eilish O'Connell, Finneas Baird O'Connell, Benoit Jouis Andre Roger Bardou

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Comments from YouTube:

@CloudyTracks

you should see me in a crown...

@whatareyouthicc6400

😺

@michellereyess6061

IM GONNA RUN THIS NOTHING TOWNN ....

@whatareyouthicc6400

+michelle tinoco lol

@Oo-so2jk

Cloudy I’m pretty sure it’s bide my time..

@NidaKhan-Kelly

Your silence is my favorite sound 😜

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@LiquidSounds

loving these dark vibes!

@CloudyTracks

glad you enjoyed bby <3

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Liquid sounds me too

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Liquid Sounds yup

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