my strange addiction
Billie Eilish Lyrics


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No, Billy, I haven't done that dance since my wife died
There's a whole crowd of people out there who need to learn how to do the Scarn

Don't ask questions you don't wanna know
Learned my lesson way too long ago
To be talkin' to you, belladonna
Shoulda taken a break, not an oxford comma
Take what I want when I wanna
And I want ya

Bad, bad news
One of us is gonna lose
I'm the powder, you're the fuse
Just add some friction

You are my strange addiction
You are my strange addiction
My doctors can't explain
My symptoms or my pain
But you are my strange addiction

I'm really, really sorry
I think I was just relieved to see that Michael Scarn got his confidence back
Yeah, Michael, the movie's amazing
It's like, one of the best movies I've ever seen in my life

Deadly fever, please don't ever break
Be my reliever 'cause I don't self medicate
And it burns like a gin and I like it
Put your lips on my skin and you might ignite it
Hurts, but I know how to hide it, kinda like it

Bad, bad news
One of us is gonna lose
I'm the powder, you're the fuse
Just add some friction

You are my strange addiction
You are my strange addiction
My doctors can't explain
My symptoms or my pain
But you are my strange addiction

Bite my glass, set myself on fire
Can't you tell I'm crass?
Can't you tell I'm wired?
Tell me nothin' lasts
Like I don't know
You could kiss my askin' about my motto

You should enter it in festivals
Or carnivals
Thoughts?
Pretty good reaction
Pretty cool, right?

You are my strange addiction
You are my strange addiction
My doctors can't explain
My symptoms or my pain
But you are my strange addiction





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Overall Meaning

"My Strange Addiction" by Billie Eilish starts with a quote from Michael Scott, a character from the show "The Office". It sets the tone for a song that’s not afraid to take on peculiar and relatable themes. Billie sings about her love that’s not only strange but also a potential addiction. The lyrics hint at the addictive nature of love and its uncanny ability to evoke strange sensations and behaviors in people. She confesses that she’s not in control of her obsession and it’s beyond her comprehension. The chorus is repetitive and simple, and it shows how overwhelming and obsessive love can be.


In the second verse, Billie switches to a darker tone and describes the intensity of the emotions she’s experiencing. The lyrics hint at a risk of addiction to something that’s almost poisonous. She’s willing to take it all in since she likes the way it makes her feel. The last verse includes a line about biting glass and setting herself on fire. These are not literal actions, but rather a metaphor for self-sabotage and the lengths that people may go to when they're in pain or longing for something. The song ends with a conversation that’s heard in the background of the bridge, adding a touch of quirkiness to an already bizarre and unique song.


Line by Line Meaning

No, Billy, I haven't done that dance since my wife died
I haven't danced the Scarn since my wife died and even though there's an audience waiting to learn it, I'm no longer interested.


There's a whole crowd of people out there who need to learn how to do the Scarn
Many people out there are interested in learning how to do the Scarn dance move.


Don't ask questions you don't wanna know
I don't want to divulge details about things you wouldn't want to know, so don't ask those questions.


Learned my lesson way too long ago
I learned my mistake a long time ago, so I'm not willing to repeat it.


To be talkin' to you, belladonna
It's not wise of me to engage with you, especially since you're poisonous like the belladonna plant.


Shoulda taken a break, not an oxford comma
I should have taken a break, but instead, I overworked myself like adding an extra comma, which is not necessary in the Oxford comma rule.


Take what I want when I wanna
I do what I want and take what I desire.


And I want ya
Most importantly, I want you.


Bad, bad news
There's bad news on the horizon.


One of us is gonna lose
Either you or I is going to lose something or someone.


I'm the powder, you're the fuse
I'm the unstable powder, and you're the one lighting a fire or provoking me.


Just add some friction
A little bit of tension or irritation will lead to a much bigger explosion.


You are my strange addiction
You are the unusual habit or passion that I have, that seems strange to others.


My doctors can't explain
My physicians don't have an explanation.


My symptoms or my pain
My symptoms or my pain, I'm experiencing or undergoing.


But you are my strange addiction
Yet you are still the peculiar obsession or craze that I have.


I'm really, really sorry
I'm sincerely apologetic.


I think I was just relieved to see that Michael Scarn got his confidence back
I was simply glad that Michael Scarn had his self-assurance restored.


Yeah, Michael, the movie's amazing
Michael, the film is fabulous.


It's like, one of the best movies I've ever seen in my life
In fact, it ranks among the greatest movies I have watched in my entire life.


Deadly fever, please don't ever break
Dangerous fever, please don't ever go away or disappear.


Be my reliever 'cause I don't self medicate
Be my comforter because I don't treat myself with medical drugs.


And it burns like a gin and I like it
The sensation resembles that of being burned by gin, but I like it anyway.


Put your lips on my skin and you might ignite it
If you touch your lips on my skin, you could spark the fire that is already burning inside me.


Hurts, but I know how to hide it, kinda like it
It hurts, but I know how to mask it, and somehow I like it too.


Bite my glass, set myself on fire
I can bite my glass, and light myself on fire.


Can't you tell I'm crass?
Can't you see that I'm rude and vulgar?


Can't you tell I'm wired?
Can't you tell that I'm hyped up or excited about something?


Tell me nothin' lasts
Say to me that all things eventually come to an end.


Like I don't know
As if I'm unaware of that fact.


You could kiss my askin' about my motto
You could ignore my question about my way of life or philosophy.


You should enter it in festivals
You should put the film in competitions and exhibitions.


Or carnivals
Or you could showcase it in carnivals or funfairs.


Thoughts?
What do you think?


Pretty good reaction
The response was quite favorable.


Pretty cool, right?
It's pretty great, don't you agree?




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LilyRockstar2012


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


I fink personallee that wee wee die rash is referncing the great Martin lufer kin with this

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eht the very start of the song. And what a beautfiful one it ws! so many instruments and pineapples. It rally did
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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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