Billie Bossa Nova
Billie Eilish Lyrics


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Mm-mm-mm-mm-mm
La-la-la

Love when it comes without a warnin'
'Cause waitin' for it gets so borin'
A lot can change in twenty seconds
A lot can happen in the dark
Love when it makes you lose your bearings
Some information's not for sharing
Use different names at hotel check-ins
It's hard to stop it once it starts
It starts

I'm not sentimental
But there's somethin' 'bout the way you look tonight, mm
Makes me wanna take a picture
Make a movie with you that we'd have to hide

You better lock your phone
And look at me when you're alone
Won't take a lot to get you goin'
I'm sorry if it's torture though
I know, I know

It might be more of an obsession
You really make a strong impression
Nobody saw me in the lobby (saw me in the lobby)
Nobody saw me in your arms, mm

I'm not sentimental
But there's somethin' 'bout the way you look tonight
('Bout the way you look tonight) mm
Makes me wanna make 'em jealous
I'm the only one who does it how you like
(Only one who does it how you)

You better lock your phone
And look at me when you're alone (you're alone, you're alone)
Won't take a lot to get you goin' (get me goin', get me goin')
I'm sorry if it's torture though (torture though)
I know, I know
You better lock your door
And look at me a little more
We both know I'm worth waitin' for (waitin' for)
That heavy breathin' on the floor (on the floor)
I'm yours, I'm yours (I'm yours)

I'm not sentimental




I'm not sentimental
I'm not sentimental

Overall Meaning

In Billie Eilish's song "Billie Bossa Nova," the singer talks about her love for unexpected love. She finds waiting for something to happen boring, and loves how love can come out of nowhere, and how it makes her lose her bearings, making her feel a sense of excitement. She talks about how love can change everything in just twenty seconds, and how it can happen in the dark, where nothing is clear. She sings about using different names to make hotel check-ins, which indicates that she is involved in some secret affair.


Despite her non-sentimental nature, she admits that there is something about the way the person she's with looks tonight that makes her want to take a picture of them and make a movie. She suggests that they both hide what's going on, lock their phones, doors and look only at each other when they're alone. She's aware that she might be coming off as obsessive, but she's smitten and can't help it. The song has a theme of secrecy and passion, with an underlying suggestion that the relationship is not entirely acceptable.


In conclusion, the song Billie Bossa Nova talks about the excitement and unpredictability of love, especially when it's unexpected. It reveals how easy it is to become consumed by love and how it can transform someone into a different person.


Line by Line Meaning

Love when it comes without a warnin'
Billie enjoys love that surprises her without any prior knowledge.


'Cause waitin' for it gets so borin'
Waiting for love to happen is tedious and monotonous.


A lot can change in twenty seconds
Significant events can take place in a short amount of time.


A lot can happen in the dark
Secret or unexpected events can take place in dark and secluded places.


Love when it makes you lose your bearings
Billie enjoys love that makes her feel lost and disoriented.


Some information's not for sharing
Some information about her relationship should be kept private.


Use different names at hotel check-ins
To maintain privacy, using different names at hotels is necessary.


It's hard to stop it once it starts
Once love begins, it's difficult to control or stop the emotions and actions.


I'm not sentimental
Billie is not overly emotional or sentimental.


But there's somethin' 'bout the way you look tonight, mm
Billie is attracted to and intrigued by the appearance of her partner.


Makes me wanna take a picture
Billie wants to capture the moment and the appearance of her partner in a picture.


Make a movie with you that we'd have to hide
Billie wants to create a secret and intimate movie with her partner.


You better lock your phone
Billie wants her partner to keep their phone secure from prying eyes.


And look at me when you're alone
Billie wants her partner to give her their full attention when they are alone.


Won't take a lot to get you goin'
Billie knows how to turn on her partner with minimal effort.


I'm sorry if it's torture though
Billie expresses sympathy for any distress or discomfort her actions cause her partner.


I know, I know
Billie acknowledges the effect she has on her partner.


It might be more of an obsession
Billie hints that her feelings for her partner might be more intense than just love.


You really make a strong impression
Billie is deeply affected by her partner's presence and impact on her.


Nobody saw me in the lobby (saw me in the lobby)
Billie is avoiding being seen in public places with her partner.


Nobody saw me in your arms, mm
Billie wants to keep her relationship with her partner private and unknown to others.


Makes me wanna make 'em jealous
The way her partner looks makes Billie want others to be envious of her relationship.


I'm the only one who does it how you like
Billie knows how to please her partner in a way that nobody else can.


You better lock your door
Billie wants her partner to lock their door for privacy while they're together.


And look at me a little more
Billie wants her partner to give her more attention and affection.


We both know I'm worth waitin' for (waitin' for)
Billie thinks that she's worth waiting for and a valuable partner.


That heavy breathin' on the floor (on the floor)
Billie alludes to intimacy and passion happening on the floor.


I'm yours, I'm yours (I'm yours)
Billie is declaring her commitment and dedication to her partner.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Billie Eilish O'Connell, Finneas Baird O'Connell

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@TiaDonita

Lyrics
Mm-mm-mm-mm-mm
La-la-la
Love when it comes without a warnin'
'Cause waitin' for it gets so borin'
A lot can change in twenty seconds
A lot can happen in the dark
Love when it makes you lose your bearings
Some information's not for sharing
Use different names at hotel check-ins
It's hard to stop it once it starts
It starts
I'm not sentimental
But there's somethin' 'bout the way you look tonight, mm
Makes me wanna take a picture
Make a movie with you that we'd have to hide
You better lock your phone
And look at me when you're alone
Won't take a lot to get you goin'
I'm sorry if it's torture though
I know, I know
It might be more of an obsession
You really make a strong impression
Nobody saw me in the lobby (saw me in the lobby)
Nobody saw me in your arms, mm
I'm not sentimental
But there's somethin' 'bout the way you look tonight
('Bout the way you look tonight) mm
Makes me wanna make 'em jealous
I'm the only one who does it how you like
(Only one who does it how you)
You better lock your phone
And look at me when you're alone (you're alone, you're alone)
Won't take a lot to get you goin' (get me goin', get me goin')
I'm sorry if it's torture though (torture though)
I know, I know
You better lock your door
And look at me a little more
We both know I'm worth waitin' for (waitin' for)
That heavy breathin' on the floor (on the floor)
I'm yours, I'm yours (I'm yours)
I'm not sentimental
I'm not sentimental
I'm not sentimental



@VictoriaZM

These lyrics mean a lot to me. I’m saying for quite a few reasons. First off, I have strict parents, so I never thought I’d ever date until my late 20’s- early 30’s.
I don’t know why
I don’t know how,
But I met the love of my life, someone who made me go weak in the knees, someone I couldn’t stop staring at in awe, but I knew that if my parents ever find out, I’d never recover, so I did the one thing I knew would work
I hid him.
I’d sneak out of my own house to see him every day, and every day we met; we were bound closer and closer, so when I hear
“you better lock your phone and look at me when you’re alone”
It reminds me of when we’d finally see each other, he looked to his left, I looked to my right, and we’d spend hours together doing god knows what.
All I know is that I love him and he’s my obsession, and it’s hard to let go even though I knew I should have



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@SERASORCERER

"im not sentimental but theres something about the way you look tonight" THIS PARTTTT

@aleta5873

Sung by a woman ...not a man. I love it...

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https://youtu.be/Cmp1R7frXWw
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@st4rmonii

And then the line after it...BILLIE BEHAVE

@Alice-ps3mv

Yesss

@lilyhess6413

the way she says "tonight"😩😩

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