Rolling in the Deep
Adele Lyrics


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There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark
Finally I can see you crystal clear
Go 'head and sell me out and I'll lay your shit bare
See how I'll leave with every piece of you
Don't underestimate the things that I will do
There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark

The scars of your love remind me of us
They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
The scars of your love they leave me breathless, I can't help feeling
We could have had it all (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

Baby I have no story to be told
But I've heard one on you and I'm gonna make your head burn
Think of me in the depths of your despair
Making a home down there 'cause mine sure won't be shared

The scars of your love remind me of us (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
They keep me thinking that we almost had it all (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
The scars of your love they leave me breathless, I can't help feeling
We could have had it all (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

We could've had it all
Rolling in the deep
You had my heart inside your hand
But you played it with a beating

Throw your soul through every open door
Count your blessings to find what you look for
Turned my sorrow into treasured gold
You pay me back in kind and reap just what you sow

(You're gonna wish you never had met me) we could've had it all
We could've had it all (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
It all, it all, it all (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
We could have had it all (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

We could've had it all (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside your hand (you're gonna wish you never had met me)




But you played it, you played it, you played it, you played it
To the beat

Overall Meaning

The opening lyrics of “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele suggest a deep sense of passion and emotion that has been ignited within her. The metaphor in the first line, “There’s a fire starting in my heart,” describes the intensity and fervor of the feeling that has come over her, reaching a “fever pitch.” She seems to be addressing a former significant other who has wronged her, telling them to “go ‘head and sell me out”; in other words, to try and expose her secrets or use her vulnerabilities against her. However, she warns them not to “underestimate the things that I will do,” implying that she is capable of retaliating with equal force. She also asserts her independence, exhibiting strength and resilience by declaring that she will “leave with every piece of you.”


The next section of the song takes a reflective and somber tone, with Adele reminiscing about the good times she shared with her ex-lover, “The scars of your love remind me of us, they keep me thinking that we almost had it all” she sings, with a deep sense of loss and regret. She delves into the notion of missed opportunities, of chances that they had to make things work but didn’t take, leaving her feeling “breathless” with the realization that “we could have had it all.” The chorus repeats the metaphor of a deep, endless ocean, with tears falling as she rolls in the waves, caught up in the turbulent emotions she is experiencing. Ultimately, she admonishes her former love for playing games with her heart and manipulating her for their own purposes. Overall, “Rolling in the Deep” is a complex and emotionally resonant exploration of love, loss, and the pain that accompanies both.


Line by Line Meaning

There's a fire starting in my heart
My passionate anger towards you is igniting a fire within me


Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark
My anger is intensifying and I am becoming more vocal about it


Finally I can see you crystal clear
Through my anger, I am able to see you for who you truly are


Go 'head and sell me out and I'll lay your shit bare
If you try to betray me, I will expose all of your dark secrets


See how I'll leave with every piece of you
I will take everything from you and leave you with nothing


Don't underestimate the things that I will do
You should not underestimate my ability to seek revenge on you


The scars of your love remind me of us
The emotional scars caused by our failed relationship bring back memories of us


They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
The scars make me wonder what could have been if our relationship had succeeded


The scars of your love they leave me breathless, I can't help feeling
The emotional scars are so deep that I still feel the pain and cannot breathe


We could have had it all (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
Our relationship had the potential to be great, but now you will regret ever meeting me


Rolling in the deep (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We will both be consumed by the pain and emotions caused by our relationship


You had my heart inside of your hand (you're gonna wish you never had met me)
You had complete control over my heart, but now you will regret ever having that power


And you played it to the beat (tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You took advantage of my love for you and used it for your own benefit


Baby I have no story to be told
I have no interesting life experiences or tales worth sharing


But I've heard one on you and I'm gonna make your head burn
Although I have no stories to share, I have heard of your wrongdoings and will make you suffer


Think of me in the depths of your despair
As you experience your lowest point, I want to be on your mind


Making a home down there 'cause mine sure won't be shared
I will take pleasure in the fact that you are suffering while I am enjoying my own personal success


We could've had it all
Our relationship had the potential to be great


Throw your soul through every open door
Take every opportunity that comes your way


Count your blessings to find what you look for
Be grateful for what you have and focus on finding what you truly desire


Turned my sorrow into treasured gold
I have transformed my negative experiences into something valuable


You pay me back in kind and reap just what you sow
I will receive what I deserve for my actions, just as you will for yours


It all, it all, it all
Everything that we had and experienced


But you played it, you played it, you played it, you played it
You took advantage of me multiple times


To the beat
You played with my heart and emotions, as if they were a musical instrument




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, Paul Richard Epworth

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"Rolling in the Deep"
Adele #Adele30

[Verse 1]
There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark
Finally, I can see you crystal clear
Go ahead and sell me out and I'll lay your shit bare
See how I'll leave with every piece of you
Don't underestimate the things that I will do
There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch, and it's bringing me out the dark

[Pre-Chorus]
The scars of your love remind me of us
They keep me thinkin' that we almost had it all
The scars of your love, they leave me breathless
I can't help feeling

[Chorus]
We could've had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

[Verse 2]
Baby, I have no story to be told
But I've heard one on you, now I'm gonna make your head burn
Think of me in the depths of your despair
Make a home down there, as mine sure won't be shared

[Pre-Chorus]
(You're gonna wish you never had met me) The scars of your love remind me of us
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep) They keep me thinkin' that we almost had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me) The scars of your love, they leave me breathless
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep) I can't help feeling

[Chorus]
We could've had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
Could've had it all
Rolling in the deep
You had my heart inside of your hand
But you played it with a beating

[Verse 3]
Throw your soul through every open door (Ooh woah, oh)
Count your blessings to find what you look for (Woah)
Turn my sorrow into treasured gold (Ooh woah, oh)
You'll pay me back in kind and reap just what you sow

[Breakdown]
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
We could've had it all (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could've had it all, yeah (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
It all, it all, it all (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

[Chorus]
We could've had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
Could've had it all (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep (Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand (You're gonna wish you never had met me)
But you played it, you played it, you played it
You played it to the beat



@bunchaboi

Lyrics:
There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark
Finally, I can see you crystal clear
Go ahead and sell me out and I'll lay your shit bare
See how I'll leave with every piece of you
Don't underestimate the things that I will do
There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and its bringing me out the dark
The scars of your love remind me of us
They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
The scars of your love, they leave me breathless
I can't help feeling
We could've had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
Baby, I have no story to be told
But I've heard one of you and I'm gonna make your head burn
Think of me in the depths of your despair
Making a home down there, as mine sure won't be shared
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
The scars of your love remind me of us
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
The scars of your love, they leave me breathless
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
I can't help feeling
We could've had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could've had it all
Rolling in the deep
You had my heart inside of your hand
But you played it with a beating
Throw your soul through every open door
Count your blessings to find what you look for
Turn my sorrow into treasured gold
You pay me back in kind and reap just what you sow

(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
We could've had it all
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could've had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
It all, it all, it all
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could've had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
Could've had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hand
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
But you played it
You played it
You played it
You played it to the beat



@josuejimenez.3432

There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bring me out the dark
Finally, I can see you crystal clear
Go ahead and sell me out and I'll lay your ship bare
See how I'll leave with every piece of you
Don't underestimate the things that I will do

There's a fire starting in my heart
Reaching a fever pitch and it's bring me out the dark
The scars of your love remind me of us
They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
The scars of your love, they leave me breathless

I can't help feeling
We could have had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep

(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hands
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat

(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

Baby, I have no story to be told
But I've heard one on you and I'm gonna make your head burn

Think of me in the depths of your despair
Make a home down there as mine sure won't be shared
The scars of your love remind me of us
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)

They keep me thinking that we almost had it all
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
The scars of your love, they leave me breathless
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)

I can't help feeling
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could have had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)

Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hands
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)

Could have had it all
Rolling in the deep
You had my heart inside of your hands
But you played it with a beating
Throw your soul through every open door
Count your blessings to find what you look for
Turn my sorrow into treasured gold
You'll pay me back in kind and reap just what you've sown
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
We could have had it all
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could have had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
It all, it all, it all
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could have had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hands
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
And you played it to the beat
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
We could have had it all
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
Rolling in the deep
(Tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep)
You had my heart inside of your hands
(You're gonna wish you never had met me)
But you played it
You played it
You played it
You played it to the beat.



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*Nearing the sales 35 milliom
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*Produced 3 no. 1 singles
*Rolling In The Deep, most downloaded female digital song of all time
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@Jiftoo

It feels so weird coming back to old songs having learned English

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@ani_n01

Same but I still hear could've had it back instead of all for some reason I guess that's the drum before the syllable that messes with my head

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