Dumb
Alexandra Burke Lyrics


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Baby I'm loving your lips,
Cause you know how to use them
I wanna fall in your eyes but there's nothing behind them
Look too good to eat, I just can't believe we can't talk about nothin'
You so fire hot but that's all you got, you're just all about one thing
So bye bye baby
Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less dumb

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less
Dumb dumb dumb dumb
Bye bye baby
Dumb dumb dumb dumb
Bye bye baby

You spend more time on look than the rest of my girl friends
I keep trying to go deep but you don't have a deep end
There's just nothing there you play with your hair,
Stuck in front of that mirror
I need something more, more than a ken doll,
I can't make it more clearer
So bye bye baby

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less dumb

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less
Dumb dumb dumb dumb
Bye bye baby
Dumb dumb dumb dumb
Bye bye baby

For such a pretty face, boy your such a waste
Dumb dumb dumb
For such a pretty face, boy your such a waste
Dumb dumb dumb

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less dumb

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less dumb

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less dumb

Could've had it
Should've had it
Would've had it
If you were a little less

Dumb dumb dumb dumb
Bye bye baby




Dumb dumb dumb dumb
Bye bye baby

Overall Meaning

The song "Dumb" by Alexandra Burke describes the frustration and disappointment of being attracted to someone without any substance or intelligence. The first verse talks about how the person's lips are loved but there is nothing behind their eyes. The attraction is purely physical, but there is no deeper connection. The second verse explains how the person spends more time on their appearance than on any other aspect of their life, and has nothing more to offer than their looks. The chorus repeats the goodbye to the person, as the frustration sets in that a deeper connection could've been possible if they were less "dumb."


The lyrics show how an obsession with physical appearance can be a major turn off for people looking for more depth in their relationships. Despite their beauty, the person is ultimately unfulfilling and incapable of providing a true connection with the singer. "Dumb" serves as a warning against mistaking external appearances for real substance.


Line by Line Meaning

Baby I'm loving your lips,
I'm attracted to you physically, specifically your lips.


Cause you know how to use them
You're skilled at using your lips, likely for kissing.


I wanna fall in your eyes but there's nothing behind them
I want to be emotionally connected to you, but feel that you lack depth and personality.


Look too good to eat, I just can't believe we can't talk about nothin'
You're physically attractive but we can't seem to have meaningful conversations.


You so fire hot but that's all you got, you're just all about one thing
You're extremely attractive but it seems like all you care about is physical intimacy.


So bye bye baby
I'm ending this relationship.


Could've had it
The relationship could have worked out.


Should've had it
I wanted the relationship to work out.


Would've had it
It was possible for us to have a successful relationship.


If you were a little less dumb
If you had more depth and personality, the relationship could have worked.


You spend more time on look than the rest of my girl friends
You focus more on your appearance than any of my female friends.


I keep trying to go deep but you don't have a deep end
I keep attempting to have meaningful conversations with you, but you don't seem capable of it.


There's just nothing there you play with your hair,
You have no depth or personality, and instead focus on superficial things like playing with your hair.


Stuck in front of that mirror
You're overly fixated on your own appearance and spend a lot of time looking in the mirror.


I need something more, more than a ken doll,
I need someone with more personality and depth, not just a physically attractive partner.


I can't make it more clearer
I cannot express this any more simply - I need someone with more depth.


For such a pretty face, boy your such a waste
You're attractive, but you're not worthy of my time because of your lack of depth and personality.


Dumb dumb dumb
You're unintelligent and superficial.


Bye bye baby
I'm ending things with you.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: NADIR KHAYAT, BILAL HAJJI, SAVAN KOTECHA, MARTIN KIERSZENBAUM

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