R U Mine?
Arctic Monkeys Lyrics


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I'm a puppet on a string
Tracy Island, time-traveling
Diamond cutter-shaped heartaches
Come to find you four in some velvet morning
Years too late, she's a silver lining
Lone ranger riding through an open space
In my mind when she's not right there beside me
I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself, all I
Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
Well, are you mine?
Are you mine?
Are you mine? Oh, ah

I guess what I'm tryna say is I need the deep end
Keep imagining meeting, wished away entire lifetimes
Unfair we're not somewhere misbehaving for days
Great escape, lost track of time and space
She's a silver lining climbing on my desire

And I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself, all I
Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
Well, are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (Or just mine tonight?)
Are you mine? (Are you mine, mine?)

And the thrill of the chase moves in mysterious ways
So in case, I'm mistaken, I
Just wanna hear you say, "You got me, baby
Are you mine?"
She's a silver lining
Lone ranger riding through an open space
In my mind when she's not right there beside me

I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself, all I
Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
Well, are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (Or just mine tonight?)




Are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?)
(Or just mine tonight?)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "R U Mine?" by Arctic Monkeys explore themes of desire, longing, and uncertainty in a relationship. The singer describes himself as a puppet on a string, caught up in his partner's spell, and wishing he could time-travel to find her. He is haunted by his own feeling of dissatisfaction and craves the affirmation that she is "his". In the second verse, the singer expresses a yearning for a deeper connection with his partner, imagining a life of misbehaving and lost time with her. Despite this, he remains uncertain of her affections, hoping to hear her say that she is indeed his.


The song is driven by a pulsating, almost predatory bassline, and haunting guitar riffs that add to the sense of longing and urgency. The lyrics, delivered in Alex Turner's signature drawl, are cleverly crafted, with vivid images and turns of phrases such as "diamond cutter-shaped heartaches" and "silver lining climbing on my desire." Ultimately, "R U Mine?" is a mesmerizing, darkly romantic piece that captures the emotional complexity of modern relationships.


Line by Line Meaning

I'm a puppet on a string
I feel like I'm being controlled and manipulated by someone else.


Tracy Island, time-traveling
My mind wanders away from reality and goes to imaginary places like Tracy Island or traveling through time.


Diamond cutter-shaped heartaches
My emotional pain is sharp and cuts deep, like a diamond cutter.


Come to find you four in some velvet morning
I stumbled upon you and your friends in a beautiful and peaceful setting, maybe even in a dream.


Years too late, she's a silver lining
I missed out on something important a long time ago, but maybe you are the good thing that came out of it in the end.


Lone ranger riding through an open space
I feel like a cowboy riding alone through an empty and vast wilderness.


In my mind when she's not right there beside me
Even when you're not physically present, you occupy my thoughts and emotions.


I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
I'm restless and unsatisfied with my current situation.


And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
I can't remember the last time I was truly content and happy.


And I can't help myself, all I Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
I crave your attention and validation, all I want is for you to confirm that you feel the same way about me as I do about you.


Well, are you mine?
Do you feel the same way about me as I do about you?


I guess what I'm tryna say is I need the deep end
I need to dive into something intense and meaningful, not shallow and superficial.


Keep imagining meeting, wished away entire lifetimes
I daydream about meeting you and spending my whole life with you, and I wish I could fast-forward time to make it happen sooner.


Unfair we're not somewhere misbehaving for days
It's not fair that we can't be reckless and carefree together for a long time.


Great escape, lost track of time and space
Being with you is like a thrilling adventure that makes me forget about everything else.


And the thrill of the chase moves in mysterious ways
The excitement of pursuing someone or something can be unpredictable and inexplicable.


So in case, I'm mistaken, I Just wanna hear you say, "You got me, baby Are you mine?"
In case I misunderstood your signals, I just want you to tell me that you're interested in me and confirm that you feel the same way.


She's a silver lining
You are the bright side of a bad situation, the positive outcome of something negative.


Are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?) Are you mine? (Or just mine tonight?) Are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?) (Or just mine tonight?)
I need to know if you're mine for the long term, or if this is just a short-lived fling.




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Written by: Alex Turner, Nick O'Malley

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@tenioktaviani1724

I'm a puppet on a string
Tracy Island,
Time-traveling diamond
Cutter shaped heartaches
Come to find you
Four in some velvet morning
Years too late
She's a silver lining
Lone ranger riding
Through an open space
In my mind when she's not right there beside me

I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself,
All I wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"

Well, are you mine?
Are you mine?
Are you mine?

I guess what I'm trying to say
Is I need the deep end
Keep imagining meeting,
Wished away entire lifetimes
Unfair we're not somewhere
Misbehaving for days
Great escape
Lost track of time and space
She's a silver lining climbing on my desire

And I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself,
All I wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"

Well, are you mine? (are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (or just mine tonight?)
Are you mine? (are you mine? Mine?)

And the thrill of the chase
Moves in mysterious ways
So in case I'm mistaken,
I just wanna hear you say
"You got me, baby. Are you mine?"

She's a silver lining
Lone ranger riding
Through an open space
In my mind when she's not right there beside me

I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself,
All I wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"

Well, are you mine? (are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (or just mine tonight?)
Are you mine? (are you mine tomorrow, or just mine tonight?)



@oasisrocks7896

Lyrics🤘
[Verse 1]
I'm a puppet on a string
Tracy Island, time-traveling
Diamond cutter-shaped heartaches
Come to find you four in some velvet morning
Years too late, she's a silver lining
Lone ranger riding through an open space
In my mind when she's not right there beside me

[Chorus]
I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself, all I
Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
Well, are you mine?
Are you mine?
Are you mine? Woah, ah

[Verse 2]
I guess what I'm trying to say is I need the deep end
Keep imagining meeting, wished away entire lifetimes
Unfair we're not somewhere misbehaving for days
Great escape, lost track of time and space
She's a silver lining climbing on my desire

[Chorus]
And I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself, all I
Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
Well, are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (Or just mine tonight?)
Are you mine? (Are you mine, mine?)

[Bridge]
And the thrill of the chase moves in mysterious ways
So in case, I'm mistaken, I
Just wanna hear you say, "You got me, baby
Are you mine?"

[Breakdown]
She's a silver lining
Lone ranger riding through an open space
In my mind when she's not right there beside me

[Chorus]
I go crazy 'cause here isn't where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can't help myself, all I
Wanna hear her say is "Are you mine?"
Well, are you mine? (Are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (Or just mine tonight?)
Are you mine? (Are you mine, mine?)
(Or just mine tonight?)



All comments from YouTube:

@nikolaosz.8420

This ain’t just a song, it’s a vibe, it’s a feeling.

@joelserranoescobar8658

Neanderthals die losers this music is from 2010 it's pure shit,its too mainstream Zzzzzzzz

@kristopherryanwatson

no. just no.

@normanfckrockwell

@Kristopher Ryan si. simplemente si

@anamariaramirezosorio1258

@Kristopher Ryan yes, just yes 🐢

@moi3373

It's a lifestyle

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@bernhardsonn8996

One of the most recognizable voices ever

@joelserranoescobar8658

Neanderthals die losers this music is from 2010 it's pure shit,its too mainstream Zzzzzzzz

@ragdollface3371

finally someone said it

@cidicsue2940

ong

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