goodbye
Billie Eilish Lyrics


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Please, please
Don't leave me be

It's not true
Take me to the roof
Told you not to worry
What do you want from me?
Don't ask questions
Wait a minute
Don't you know I'm no good for you?
Baby, I don't feel so good
And all the good girls go to hell
Bite my tongue, bide my time




What is it about them?
I'm the bad guy

Overall Meaning

The above lyrics are from the chorus of Billie Eilish's song "goodbye" that appears on the deluxe edition of her debut album, "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?". The song's lyrics narrate a tussle that the singer has with herself over a relationship that has gone sour. The song's theme revolves around a couple's argument, where one partner is trying to leave, but the other is trying to convince them not to. The line "please, please, don't leave me be" emphasizes how desperately the singer wants her partner to stay. However, as the lyrics progress, it becomes clear that the relationship is harmful, with the singer expressing that she's "no good" for the other person.


The line "all the good girls go to hell" refers to how society perceives "good girls" as angels, and the "bad girls" or the ones who don't fit the stereotype are seen as going to hell. However, in the song's context, the line refers to the singer's take on her characteristics and nature, considering herself as someone who's not worthy of love and care, possibly leading her to behave in a reckless, self-destructive way ("I'm the bad guy"). The sense of despair and disillusionment with oneself in the lines "baby, I don't feel so good," is a highlight of how unstable the singer's mental state is. The line "What is it about them?" possibly refers to the partner's ease of leaving and moving on from the relationship, whereas the singer is unable to do so.


Line by Line Meaning

Please, please
I am pleading with you


Don't leave me be
Do not abandon me


It's not true
Dismissing an untrue claim


Take me to the roof
Requesting to go to an elevated place


Told you not to worry
Attempting to reassure someone


What do you want from me?
Questioning what is being demanded


Don't ask questions
Demanding to not be interrogated


Wait a minute
Requesting a moment of time


Don't you know I'm no good for you?
Acknowledging a toxic presence


Baby, I don't feel so good
Expressing ill physical or emotional health


And all the good girls go to hell
Making a statement on societal gender roles


Bite my tongue, bide my time
Enduring a difficult situation patiently


What is it about them?
Questioning the characteristics of others


I'm the bad guy
Admitting to being the villain in a situation




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

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on lovely (with Khalid)

Thought I found a wayThought I found a way out (found)But you never go away (never go away)So I guess I gotta stay nowOh, I hope some day I'll make it out of hereEven if it takes all night or a hundred yearsNeed a place to hide, but I can't find one nearWanna feel alive, outside I can't fight my fearIsn't it lovely, all aloneHeart made of glass, my mind of stoneTear me to pieces, skin to boneHello, welcome homeWalkin' out of townLookin' for a better place (lookin' for a better place)Something's on my mind (mind)Always in my head spaceBut I know some day I'll make it out of hereEven if it takes all night or a hundred yearsNeed a place to hide, but I can't find one nearWanna feel alive, outside I can't fight my fearIsn't it lovely, all aloneHeart made of glass, my mind of stoneTear me to pieces, skin to boneHello, welcome homeWhoa, yeahYeah, ahWhoa, whoaHello, welcome home

Thought I found a way
Thought I found a way out (found)
But you never go away (never go away)
So I guess I gotta stay now

Oh, I hope some day I'll make it out of here
Even if it takes all night or a hundred years
Need a place to hide, but I can't find one near
Wanna feel alive, outside I can't fight my fear

Isn't it lovely, all alone
Heart made of glass, my mind of stone
Tear me to pieces, skin to bone
Hello, welcome home

Walkin' out of town
Lookin' for a better place (lookin' for a better place)
Something's on my mind (mind)
Always in my head space

But I know some day I'll make it out of here
Even if it takes all night or a hundred years
Need a place to hide, but I can't find one near
Wanna feel alive, outside I can't fight my fear

Isn't it lovely, all alone
Heart made of glass, my mind of stone
Tear me to pieces, skin to bone
Hello, welcome home

Whoa, yeah
Yeah, ah
Whoa, whoa
Hello, welcome home
I LOVE THIS SONNGGGGGGGGGGGG

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on Happier Than Ever

Hi lobbbbbbbbbbbbb

Billie Eilish fan


on Everything I Wanted

I love this song ❤️♥️

Sophie


on bad guy

Lov love It ❤️

Cléo


on bad guy

Eu amo música

yes


on Everything I Wanted

I had a dream

Hey


There, It is i, yes


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open up my minds 12th eye and as I voice crack into puberty, let me sing you out after reading

a very
hearfelt review.

Never gonna give you up

Never gonna gangnam style

Welcome to the nut zone

Only nut inside of squirrells homes

Pressure cook my delicious chickem.

Mail your mum pieces of my love for her.

Nutty bottom nutella

Stitch my wound shut.

Three little words,

Uh oh stinky.


Thnak you yes it was me
Kind regards,
¬And all of my love for eeryone ever

Yes.

yes


on bad guy

I'm a bad-

Yo

it's ya boi

yes

What the funk does she mean here? there is no actual explanation she literally just ends it on 'Bad', bad whAT! bILLIE! ANSWER ME PLEASE I JUST WNAT TO KNOW THE DEEPER MEANINGS OF THIS SONG SO i CAN UNDERSTAND YOUR COMPLEX BRSIN. (that's brain crossed with prison ;))

Yours
and forever as such,
Yes

yes


on bad guy

Make your girlfriend mad tight

Yo this is actually mad disrespectful vro, my girlfriends front bottom is too tight and she had to get surgery to loosen it and I really don't appreciate this kind of disrespect in my young clean Christisan neighborehood. She feels really really seriously insecure about the whole thing and I would appreciate an email from willy eyelash herself

Yours Truly,
Yes.

yes


on bad guy

Ur mum gey

ehaam


on Bored

very nice

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