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Billie Eilish Lyrics


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Lips meet teeth and tongue
My heart skips eight beats at once
If we were meant to be, we would have been by now
See what you wanna see, but all I see is him right now

I'll sit and watch your car burn
With the fire that you started in me
But you never came back to ask it out
Go ahead and watch my heart burn
With the fire that you started in me
But I'll never let you back to put it out

Your love feels so fake
And my demands aren't high to make
If I could get to sleep, I would have slept by now
Your lies will never keep, I think you need to blow 'em out

I'll sit and watch your car burn
With the fire that you started in me
But you never came back to ask it out
Go ahead and watch my heart burn
With the fire that you started in me
But I'll never let you back to put it out

When you call my name
Do you think I'll come runnin'?
You never did the same
So good at givin' me nothin'
When you close your eyes, do you picture me?
When you fantasize, am I your fantasy?
Now you know
Now I'm free

I'll sit and watch your car burn
With the fire that you started in me
But you never came back to ask it out
Watch my heart burn
With the fire that you started in me
But I'll never let you back to put it out

Ooh, I'll never let you back




Let you back, let you back
Never gonna let you back, let you back

Overall Meaning

The song "Watch" by Billie Eilish is a heartfelt ballad about moving on from a past relationship. The lyrics describe how the singer's heart races at the thought of their past lover, but they ultimately come to the realization that they were never meant to be together. The imagery in the lyrics is striking, with the singer comparing their burning heart to a car on fire - a powerful metaphor for the pain and intensity of their emotions.


As the song progresses, the singer becomes more resolute in their decision to move on, stating that they will never let their ex back into their life again. The final lines of the song repeat this sentiment, emphasizing that the singer has found the strength and independence to move forward without their past lover.


Line by Line Meaning

Lips meet teeth and tongue
The physical intimacy of kissing is enough to excite my heart.


My heart skips eight beats at once
The attraction and excitement are so strong that my heart beats abnormally fast.


If we were meant to be, we would have been by now
Our lack of progress in this potential relationship is a sign that it was never meant to be.


See what you wanna see, but all I see is him right now
Despite your perspective on this situation, I can only think about one person at the moment.


I'll sit and watch your car burn
I'll sit idly by as our relationship, represented by your car, crumbles and gets destroyed.


With the fire that you started in me
The intensity of my emotions towards you have turned into a fire that you ignited.


But you never came back to ask it out
You never tried to rekindle our relationship or make it official.


Go ahead and watch my heart burn
You may enjoy watching me suffer emotionally, representing my burning heart.


But I'll never let you back to put it out
Despite your attempts to ease the pain, I won't let you back into my heart to hurt me again.


Your love feels so fake
Your love doesn't feel genuine or authentic to me.


And my demands aren't high to make
I'm not asking for much in this relationship and yet still feel unsatisfied.


If I could get to sleep, I would have slept by now
My mind is preoccupied with thoughts of you, making it difficult to fall asleep.


Your lies will never keep, I think you need to blow 'em out
I know you're lying to me and it's time to come clean and clear the air.


When you call my name
When you reach out to me, trying to initiate contact.


Do you think I'll come runnin'?
You're underestimating my resilience and the fact that I won't always come to you when you beckon.


You never did the same
You didn't reciprocate my efforts in this relationship.


So good at givin' me nothin'
You're an expert at leading me on without actually giving anything substantial.


When you close your eyes, do you picture me?
Do you think about me when you're alone and have time to think.


When you fantasize, am I your fantasy?
Am I the subject of your fantasies and desires?


Now you know
I'm making it clear to you what my thoughts and feelings are.


Now I'm free
After expressing myself, I feel liberated and no longer trapped in this relationship.


Ooh, I'll never let you back
I'm sticking to my word and maintaining my distance from you.


Let you back, let you back
Referring to not allowing you back into my life or my heart.


Never gonna let you back, let you back
Emphasizing the fact that I won't be giving you another chance.




Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Finneas Baird O'Connell

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Here are the lyrics :>

Lips meet teeth and tongue
My heart skips eight beats at once
If we were meant to be
We would have been by now
See what you wanna see
But all I see is him right now
I'll sit and watch your car burn
With the fire that you started in me
But you never came back to ask it out
Go ahead and watch my heart burn
With the fire that you started in me
But I'll never let you back to put it out
Your love feels so fake
And my demands aren't high to make
If I could get to sleep
I would have slept by now
Your lies will never keep
I think you need to blow 'em out
I'll sit and watch your car burn
With the fire that you started in me
But you never came back to ask it out
Go ahead and watch my heart burn
With the fire that you started in me
But I'll never let you back to put it out
When you call my name
Do you think I'll come runnin'?
You never did the same
So good at givin' me nothin'
When you close your eyes, do you picture me?
When you fantasize, am I your fantasy?
Now you know
Now I'm free
I'll sit and watch your car burn
With the fire that you started in me
But you never came back to ask it out
Watch my heart burn
With the fire that you started in me
But I'll never let you back to put it out
Never let you back
Let you back, let you back
Never gonna let you back, let you back



All comments from YouTube:

@olivia-kf7ci

Billies Brother : helps her write songs supports her, etc
My brother : screams at me for using his charger

@notjello7205

Lol that’s exactly what happens to me but it’s my sisters (I don’t have brothers) I wish I was billie

@rubib1902

My brother lives across the country. ☹️

@denizlerveyildizler2629

My brother doesn't even talk to me a lot

@stinkypinky9013

Olivia Marsh

I have a younger sister and brother 😵

@officialmia3876

Lol

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@pirateeilish

I don't understand why Billie says that this is her least favorite song, yes this is a gem💗😭

@WafflesChip

she is one of my favourite artish and because she flex

@naziah7685

I know. I love this song 😭

@MildMisanthropeMaybeMassive

I love this song. But "Watch" and "Bad Guy" feel the least Billie of all of Billie's songs.

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