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Bad Habit
Steve Lacy Lyrics


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I wish I knew you wanted me
I wish I knew
I wish I knew you wanted me
I wish I knew
I wish I knew you wanted me

What you, ooh, uh, what you do?
Made a move, could've made a move
If I knew I'd be with you
Is it too late to pursue?

I bite my tongue, it's a bad habit
Kinda mad that I didn't take a stab at it
Thought you were too good for me, my dear
Never gave me time of day, my dear
It's okay, things happen for
Reasons that I think are sure, yeah

I wish I knew
I wish I knew you wanted me (I wish I knew)
I wish I knew (oh)
I wish I knew you wanted me
I wish I knew (yeah)
I wish I knew you wanted me (oh)
I wish I knew
I wish I knew you wanted me

Please say to me (please, just say to me)
If you still want it
I wish you wouldn't play with me
I wanna know (I wanna know)

Uh, can I bite your tongue like my bad habit?
Would you mind if I tried to make a pass at it?
No, you're not too good for me, my dear
Funny you'd come back to me, my dear
It's okay, things happen for
Reasons that I can't ignore, yeah

I wish I knew
I wish I knew you wanted me
I wish I knew (wish I knew)
I wish I knew you wanted me (oh)

You can't surprise a Gemini (I wish I knew)
I'm everywhere, I'm cross-eyed-ed (I wish I knew you wanted me)
Now that you're back, I can't decide (I wish I knew)
If I decide if you're invited (I wish I knew you wanted me)
You always knew the way to wow me
Fuck around, get tongue-tied-ed
I turn it on, I make it rowdy
Then carry on, but I'm not hidin'
You grabbin' me hard 'cause you know what you found
It's biscuits, is gravy, babe

You can't surprise a Gemini
But you know it's biscuits, it's gravy, babe
I knew you'd come back around
'Cause you know it's biscuits, it's gravy, babe
Let's fuck in the back of the mall, lose control
Go stupid, go crazy, babe
I know I'll be in your heart 'til the end
You'll miss me, don't beg me, babe

Overall Meaning

The song "Bad Habit" by Steve Lacy speaks about missed opportunities with a romantic interest. The song’s first verse depicts a situation where the singer wishes they had known their love interest had wanted them, allowing them to make a move. The chorus is a repetition of the singer’s wish of knowing the romantic interest’s feelings. In the second verse, the singer bites their tongue, which is described as their bad habit, for failing to make a move even if they wanted to. The verse ends with the singer acknowledging that things happen for reasons that they believe to be sure.


The bridge of the song is a conversation where the singer asks the love interest to let them know if they still want them. The verse that follows sees the singer suggesting that they should attempt to make a move again. The Gemini reference in the song’s outro suggests that, as a Gemini, the singer is all over the place, leading to the difficulty of making decisions. The reference to biscuits and gravy is slang for something that is excellent or most favorable.


Line by Line Meaning

I wish I knew you wanted me
The singer regrets not knowing earlier that the person they're interested in has feelings for them


What you, ooh, uh, what you do?
The singer is asking what the other person wants and why they're sending mixed signals


Made a move, could've made a move
The singer wishes they had made a move earlier when they had the chance


If I knew I'd be with you
The singer thinks they would be in a relationship with the other person if they had known they were interested


Is it too late to pursue?
The singer is asking if it's too late to start a relationship now that they know the other person is interested in them


I bite my tongue, it's a bad habit
The singer is figuratively biting their tongue because they regret not pursuing a relationship earlier


Kinda mad that I didn't take a stab at it
The singer is frustrated with themselves for not taking a chance on the relationship


Thought you were too good for me, my dear
The singer believed the other person was too out of their league to be interested in a relationship


Never gave me time of day, my dear
The other person never paid attention to the singer despite their interest in them


It's okay, things happen for Reasons that I think are sure, yeah
The singer is accepting that everything happens for a reason, even if they don't fully understand it


Please say to me (please, just say to me) If you still want it
The singer is asking the other person if they still want to pursue a relationship


Uh, can I bite your tongue like my bad habit?
The singer is asking if they can take a chance and pursue a relationship now that they know the other person is interested


Would you mind if I tried to make a pass at it?
The singer is asking for permission to try to start a relationship


No, you're not too good for me, my dear
The singer has changed their mind and now believes the other person is not too out of their league to be interested in


Funny you'd come back to me, my dear
The other person has come back into the singer's life, which is unexpected but welcomed


Reasons that I can't ignore, yeah
The singer believes that everything happens for a reason and can't ignore the signs pointing to a relationship with the other person


You can't surprise a Gemini
The singer is a Gemini and believes they're hard to surprise


I'm everywhere, I'm cross-eyed-ed
The singer is all over the place and can't focus


Now that you're back, I can't decide
The other person's return has made it difficult for the singer to make a decision about the relationship


If I decide if you're invited
The singer is trying to decide if they want to pursue a relationship with the other person


You always knew the way to wow me
The other person has always been able to impress the singer


Fuck around, get tongue-tied-ed
The singer gets flustered and can't speak clearly when around the other person


I turn it on, I make it rowdy Then carry on, but I'm not hidin'
The singer is able to put on a confident and outgoing front, but they're not hiding their true feelings


You grabbin' me hard 'cause you know what you found It's biscuits, is gravy, babe
The other person is holding onto the singer tightly because they're happy they found someone to be with


Let's fuck in the back of the mall, lose control Go stupid, go crazy, babe
The singer and other person want to be intimate and let loose without any inhibitions


I know I'll be in your heart 'til the end You'll miss me, don't beg me, babe
The singer believes they will always be in the other person's heart, but they don't want the other person to beg for their affection




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Britanny Fatima Foushee, Diana E. P. Gordon, John Carroll Kirby, Matthew Jubert Castellanos, Steve Thomas Lacy-Moya

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This song is going to be superrr nostalgic in 10-15 years.

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this how i look dancing in my room to steve’s songs

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