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Bad Idea Right?
Olivia Rodrigo Lyrics


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(Hey)

Haven't heard from you in a couple of months
But I'm out right now and I'm all fucked up
And you're callin' my phone, you're all alone
And I'm sensing some undertone
And I'm right here with all my friends
But you're sending me your new address
And I know we're done, I know we're through
But, God, when I look at you

My brain goes, "Ah"
Can't hear my thoughts (I cannot hear my thoughts)
Like blah-blah-blah (blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah)
Should probably
I should probably, probably not
I should probably, probably not

Seeing you tonight
It's a bad idea, right?
Seeing you tonight
It's a bad idea, right?
Seeing you tonight
It's a bad idea, right?
Seeing you tonight
Fuck it, it's fine

Yes, I know that he's my ex
But can't two people reconnect?
"I only see him as a friend"
(The biggest lie I ever said)
Oh, yes, I know that he's my ex
But can't two people reconnect?
I only see him as a friend
I just tripped and fell into his bed

Now I'm gettin' in the car, wreckin' all my plans
I know I should stop, but I can't
And I told my friends I was asleep
But I never said where or in whose sheets
And I pull up to your place on the second floor
And you're standing, smiling at the door
And I'm sure I've seen much hotter men
But I really can't remember when

My brain goes, "Ah"
Can't hear my thoughts (I cannot hear my thoughts)
Like blah-blah-blah (blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah)
Should probably
I should probably, probably not
I should probably, probably not

Seeing you tonight
It's a bad idea, right?
Seeing you tonight
It's a bad idea, right?
Seeing you tonight
It's a bad idea, right?
Seeing you tonight
Fuck it, it's fine

Yes, I know that he's my ex
But can't two people reconnect?
"I only see him as a friend"
(The biggest lie I ever said)
Oh, yes, I know that he's my ex
But can't two people reconnect?
I only see him as a friend
I just tripped and fell into his bed
Oh, yes, I know that he's my ex
Can't two people reconnect?

The biggest lie I ever said
I just tripped and fell into his bed
My brain goes, "Ah"
Can't hear my thoughts
The biggest lie I ever said
My brain goes, "Ah"
Can't hear my thoughts
I just tripped and fell into his bed

Thoughts
Blah
Thoughts
Blah

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Olivia Rodrigo's song "Bad Idea Right?" portray a conflicting emotional journey experienced by the singer. The song begins with the singer mentioning that it has been months since they last heard from the person they are addressing. Despite being in the company of friends and feeling intoxicated, the person on the other end of the phone is reaching out and giving the singer their new address. While the singer acknowledges that their relationship is over, seeing the person again becomes a temptation they struggle to resist.


The chorus of the song expresses this internal struggle. The singer questions whether seeing the person that night is a bad idea, but then decides to disregard the potential consequences, saying, "Fuck it, it's fine." They consider the possibility of reconnecting with their ex, but justify it by claiming they see them only as a friend. However, they truly believe that the idea of seeing their ex is a bad idea, symbolized by their thoughts being drowned out with "blah-blah-blah."


In the second verse, the singer goes against their better judgment and decides to go to their ex's place. They lie to their friends and end up in bed with their ex, referring to it as a stumble or a mistake. The lyrical content suggests that the singer is conflicted and unsure of their true intentions and feelings.


The repetition of the chorus and the final lines of the song emphasize the singer's inner turmoil. They acknowledge that seeing their ex is a bad idea, but they cannot resist the attraction and the temptation, leading to a dissonance between their rational thoughts and their emotional desires.


Overall, "Bad Idea Right?" explores the complicated emotions and conflicting thoughts that arise when encountering an ex-lover. It delves into the struggle between rationality and desire, ultimately blurring the lines between friendship and romantic feelings.


Line by Line Meaning

Haven't heard from you in a couple of months
It's been a while since we last spoke


But I'm out right now and I'm all fucked up
I'm currently not in a good state of mind


And you're callin' my phone, you're all alone
You're reaching out to me when you're feeling lonely


And I'm sensing some undertone
I'm picking up on some hidden meaning behind your actions


And I'm right here with all my friends
But I'm surrounded by my friends at the moment


But you're sending me your new address
Yet you're still sharing personal information with me


And I know we're done, I know we're through
I'm aware that our relationship is over


But, God, when I look at you
But despite that, I still have strong feelings when I see you


Can't hear my thoughts
My mind is overwhelmed and I can't think clearly


Like blah-blah-blah
My thoughts are incoherent and unclear


Should probably not
I should probably avoid this situation


Seeing you tonight
Meeting up with you tonight


It's a bad idea, right?
It's probably not a wise decision


Fuck it, it's fine
Forget it, I'll do it anyways


Yes, I know that he's my ex
I am aware that he is my former partner


But can't two people reconnect?
But can't we just find a way to reconnect?


I only see him as a friend
I view him purely as a friend


The biggest lie I ever said
But that's the biggest lie I've ever told


I just tripped and fell into his bed
I accidentally ended up in his bed


Now I'm gettin' in the car, wreckin' all my plans
Now I'm impulsively getting in the car and ruining my previous plans


I know I should stop, but I can't
I am aware that I should put an end to this, but I'm unable to


And I told my friends I was asleep
I lied to my friends, saying that I was sleeping


But I never said where or in whose sheets
But I didn't disclose the specifics of where I was, or who I was with


And I pull up to your place on the second floor
And I arrive at your apartment on the second floor


And you're standing, smiling at the door
And there you are, standing at the door with a smile


And I'm sure I've seen much hotter men
I'm certain I've come across more attractive men before


But I really can't remember when
But right now, I can't recall any of them


Thoughts
My thoughts


Blah
Are incoherent




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Daniel Leonard Nigro, Olivia Rodrigo

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@sivadbop that's weird....never heard you play this song in your car

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All comments from YouTube:

@charlielakin3792

I love how in this video it’s like the universe is trying to stop her from going to her ex’s house, like with the rain and the car breaking down, like trying to give her a reason not to go but she still goes anyway. Really emphasises this bad feeling in your gut when you’re doing something you know you’re not supposed to do. Really clever and very well ties in with the album theme! 💜

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my lit teacher would love u cause how did you notice that

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90's vibes are strong!!!!

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