when the party's over
Billie Eilish Lyrics


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Don't you know I'm no good for you?
I've learned to lose you, can't afford to
Tore my shirt to stop you bleedin'
But nothin' ever stops you leavin'

Quiet when I'm comin' home and I'm on my own
I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that
I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that

Don't you know too much already?
I'll only hurt you if you let me
Call me friend but keep me closer (call me back)
And I'll call you when the party's over

Quiet when I'm comin' home and I'm on my own
And I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that
Yeah, I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that

But nothin' is better sometimes
Once we've both said our goodbyes
Let's just let it go
Let me let you go

Quiet when I'm comin' home and I'm on my own




I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that
I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Billie Eilish's song "when the party's over" appear to be about a toxic relationship that the singer knows should end, but they struggle with the idea of being alone. The opening line, "Don't you know I'm no good for you?" suggests that the singer is aware that they are not good for their partner, but they continue to be with them anyway. The line, "I've learned to lose you, can't afford to" could suggest that the singer has lost their partner before, but they can't afford to lose them again.


The line "Tore my shirt to stop you bleedin', But nothin' ever stops you leavin'" could be interpreted in a few ways. It could suggest that the singer is willing to sacrifice themselves to stop their partner from leaving, but no amount of sacrifice is enough to keep them in the relationship. Alternatively, it could mean that the singer has tried everything to fix the relationship, but nothing seems to work.


The chorus, "Quiet when I'm comin' home and I'm on my own, I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that" suggests that the singer is uncomfortable with their own company and lies to themselves to cope with the loneliness. They try to convince themselves that they enjoy being alone, but in reality, they crave companionship.


The line, "Don't you know too much already? I'll only hurt you if you let me" suggests that the singer recognizes that they have the potential to hurt their partner and warns them against getting too close. The line "Call me friend but keep me closer" could mean that the singer wants to maintain the relationship, but on their terms.


The bridge, "But nothin' is better sometimes, Once we've both said our goodbyes, Let's just let it go, Let me let you go" suggests that the singer knows that ending the relationship is for the best and they should just let it go. However, they still struggle with the idea of being alone and letting go of the toxic relationship.


Overall, the song appears to be about a toxic relationship that the singer knows should end, but they struggle with the idea of being alone. They recognize that they are not good for their partner but still want to maintain the relationship on their terms.


Line by Line Meaning

Don't you know I'm no good for you?
I'm aware that I'm not a good fit for you.


I've learned to lose you, can't afford to
I've accepted the inevitable end of our relationship as I can't bear it anymore.


Tore my shirt to stop you bleedin'
I'm willing to do anything to prevent you from getting hurt.


But nothin' ever stops you leavin'
Your desire to leave me cannot be prevented regardless of what I do.


Quiet when I'm comin' home and I'm on my own
I'm silent when I arrive home and I'm alone, reflecting on our situation.


I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that
I could deceive myself and claim that I enjoy being alone.


Don't you know too much already?
You're already aware of the challenges we face in this relationship and I won't hurt you if you let me go.


I'll only hurt you if you let me
I'm afraid that I'll eventually hurt you if you stay with me.


Call me friend but keep me closer (call me back)
We can still be friends, but I'll need you to stay in touch with me constantly.


And I'll call you when the party's over
I'll reach out to you once I've moved on from this phase in my life.


But nothin' is better sometimes
Sometimes it's better to let go and move on.


Once we've both said our goodbyes
Once we've ended our relationship, it's final.


Let's just let it go
We should allow this relationship to come to an end.


Let me let you go
I need to emotionally detach myself from you and allow you to move on.


Quiet when I'm comin' home and I'm on my own
I'm still quiet when I come home and I'm by myself, reflecting on the past.


I could lie, say I like it like that, like it like that
I may deceive myself and claim that I enjoy being alone, but it's just a façade.




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

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@leandramacarthy

The fastest 3 minutes of my life, like WHAT

@briangomez8506

Leandra J same ! my first thought exactly

@playboiicartii

Omg same

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SAMEE UGH

@simplemortal5068

this video is a copy from The Rasmus - Justify, do your search

@truegod7174

i dont understand like wtf how was this made

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@basilhenry-eyo6522

Billie is just amazing, this song just hits me hard, nothing is worse than being lied to, forgotten, cheated on, betrayed and replaced. She is just too talented!!!

@joeymikeny

ah, i thought this video/song was about depression and its overwhelming effect that takes over everything

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@user-uq7jm4ix1n

Why do you even enter into a romantic relationship when the end of the world is coming 35 years later in 2059?
Don't be unwise!!

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