Bust Your Windows
Amber Riley Lyrics


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I bust the windows out your car
And it didn't mend my broken heart
I'll probably always have these ugly scars
But right now I don't care about that part.
I bust the windows out your car
After I saw you looking right at her
I didn't wanna but I took my turn
I'm glad I did it cause you had to learn

I must admit it helped a little bit
To think of how you'd felt when you saw it
I didn't know that I had that much strength
But I'm glad you see what happens when
You see you can't just play with peoples feelings
Tell them you love them and don't mean it
You'll probably say that it was juvenile
But I think that I deserve to smile ha, ha, ha, ha,

I bust the windows out ya car
You know I did it cause I left my mark
Wrote my initials with the crowbar
And then I drove off into the dark

I bust the windows out ya car ha,
You should feel lucky that was all I did
After five whole years of this bullshit
Gave you all of me and you played with it

I must admit it helped a little bit
To think of how you'd feel when you saw it
I didn't know that I had that much strength
But I'm glad you see what happens when
You see you can't just play with peoples feelings
Tell them you love them but don't mean it
You probably say that it was juvenile
But I think that I deserve to smile
Bust windows out your car
But it don't come back to my broken heart
You could neva' feel I how I felt that day
Until it happens baby you don't know pain
Ooh Yeah I did it (yeah I did it)
You should know it (you should know it)
I ain't sorry (I ain't sorry)
You deserved it (you deserved it)
After what you did to me (after what you did)
You deserve it (you deserve it)
I ain't sorry no no oh (I ain't sorry)
You broke my heart so I broke you car
You caused me pain (you caused me pain)
(So I did the same)
Even though what you did to me was much worse
I had to do something to make you hurt
Oh but why am I still crying
Why am I the one who's still crying
Oh oh you really hurt me baby
You really, you really hurt me baby

Hey hey hey hey hey
Now watch me you




Now watch me
Oh I bust the windows out your car.

Overall Meaning

In Amber Riley's song "Bust Your Windows," the singer is angry and hurt because of her partner’s infidelity. She decides to take revenge and vandalize his car by breaking its windows. The singer acknowledges that her action did not mend her broken heart or heal the emotional scars that she will have to live with. However, she is content with the fact that she made her partner learn a lesson: "I'm glad I did it cause you had to learn." She admits that the act of vandalism brought some satisfaction and helped her feel better temporarily. But deep down, she is still crying because the pain that her partner caused her is more significant than the temporary satisfaction of breaking his car's windows.


The chorus, "I bust the windows out your car," is a metaphorical representation of the singer trying to take power back into her own hands. By breaking the car windows, she is taking control of the situation and expressing her anger, rather than allowing her partner's infidelity to dictate her emotions. The broken glass becomes a symbol of her shattered trust and broken heart. The song's chorus is intentionally repeated throughout the song to reinforce the singer's feelings of power, control, and satisfaction.


Overall, "Bust Your Windows" is a song about taking revenge after being wronged. It is a raw and honest expression of emotions that many people can relate to when someone they loved has hurt them deeply. The song explores themes of betrayal, heartbreak, anger, and vengeance.


Line by Line Meaning

I bust the windows out your car
I damaged your car by breaking the windows with a crowbar.


And it didn't mend my broken heart
Despite the fact that I caused you damage, my heart is still broken and the damage to the car didn't repair it.


I'll probably always have these ugly scars
The emotional pain that you caused me by betraying me will be a lasting memory, similar to scars that last long after an injury has healed.


But right now I don't care about that part.
Although the scars caused by your behavior will remain, I am focused on my immediate feelings about causing damage to your property.


After I saw you looking right at her
I caused the damage to your car because I witnessed you gazing at another woman.


I didn't wanna but I took my turn
I didn't intend to cause damage to your car, but I felt it was necessary to take action.


I'm glad I did it cause you had to learn
Although damaging your car may seem juvenile, I felt it was necessary to make you understand the pain that I was going through as a result of your actions.


I must admit it helped a little bit
Causing damage to your car gave me some temporary relief from the emotional pain that you caused me.


To think of how you'd felt when you saw it
I found some satisfaction in imagining how you would feel when you saw the damage caused to your car.


But I'm glad you see what happens when
I'm happy that you now understand what happens when you play with peoples' emotions and don't mean what you say.


You see you can't just play with peoples feelings
I want to make it clear that it is not acceptable to manipulate other people's emotions and pretend to love them when you don't truly mean it.


Tell them you love them and don't mean it
You should not tell someone you love them if you do not truly love them, as you can cause them significant emotional pain.


You'll probably say that it was juvenile
I understand that you will likely dismiss my actions as childish or immature.


But I think that I deserve to smile ha, ha, ha, ha,
Despite any judgement you may pass on me for my actions, I feel justified in experiencing some momentary happiness.


You know I did it cause I left my mark
I made the decision to damage your car because I wanted to leave some evidence of my anger toward you.


Wrote my initials with the crowbar
I used the crowbar to make some small markings on your car to serve as a reminder of my actions.


And then I drove off into the dark
After making a statement with the damage to your car, I immediately left the scene of the crime.


You should feel lucky that was all I did
I want you to realize that despite how hurt I was, I chose to only damage your vehicle and not escalate the situation further.


After five whole years of this bullshit
I have been dealing with your mistreatment for a significant amount of time, and I am fed up with it.


Gave you all of me and you played with it
I gave you my heart and my trust, and you betrayed me by playing with my emotions.


You could neva' feel I how I felt that day
You can never truly understand the pain that I experienced when I saw you with another woman.


Until it happens baby you don't know pain
Unless you have experienced the same kind of heartbreak, you can't truly empathize with the feelings of pain and betrayal that I am experiencing.


I ain't sorry (I ain't sorry)
I don't regret the actions that I took to force you to understand the pain that you caused me.


You deserved it (you deserved it)
You deserved to have your car vandalized as a consequence of the emotional harm you inflicted on me.


(So I did the same)
I felt that the damage I inflicted on your car was a proportional response to the pain you caused me.


Even though what you did to me was much worse
Although damaging your property was wrong, what you did to me emotionally was much more egregious and hurtful.


I had to do something to make you hurt
I felt that it was important for you to experience some of the same pain that I was going through as a result of your actions.


Oh but why am I still crying
Despite taking action to make you feel some of the pain that I was experiencing, I am still struggling with the emotional pain that your betrayal caused me.


Why am I the one who's still crying
It is frustrating to me that I am still so affected by what you did to me, and your lack of any visible pain makes me feel like the only one who truly cares about the relationship.


Now watch me you
This line is spoken forcefully, as if daring the subject of the song to try and hurt her again.


Now watch me
This line is spoken with defiance, as if daring anyone to tell her that what she did was wrong.


Oh I bust the windows out your car.
The song ends with a repetition of the opening line, emphasizing the importance that this action had for the singer as a response to the emotional pain she experienced.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: SALAAM REMI, JAZMINE SULLIVAN, DEANDRE WAY

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Comments from YouTube:

@MsTwheaton

People are hard on Mercedes not realizing that Kurt was gay, but she didn't see him as a sterotype. She saw him as boy who was really nice to her and who she liked hanging out with. She saw him as someone who was an outcast like her. Yea it was wrong for her to break his window, but people do immature things all the time, especially on this show. Anyway, she apologized, offered to fix his window. Kurt came out to her in this episode. The first person he ever felt comfortable telling about him being gay. She was probably the only person who didn't just assume he was.

@ladysnowsu10

Tasia Wheaton right!

@Kailac2

👍🏽

@mcmurral07

Very well said..👍🏽

@ssamyuljins

"people do immature things all the time, especially on this show" so true lol. a lot of gleeks set too many double standards bc literally every character has multiple moments where they do something unlikable, it's just part of the show. the drama is what makes it so entertaining

@xxgachaboyxx123

Tasia Wheaton
Very will said. finally another real fan who remembers what happens

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@savanna5107

she is the most powerful singer in the whole group

@thirsty9208

Rachel who? I only see Mercedes

@IamRocque

Angie Vallejos Higher notes doesn’t mean you’re the better singer

@marcturner2802

Angie Vallejos nah it’s amber

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