Grenade
Bruno Mars Lyrics


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Easy come, easy go, that's just how you live, oh
Take, take, take it all, but you never give
Shoulda known you was trouble from the first kiss
Had your eyes wide open
Why were they open? (Ooh-ooh)

Gave you all I had and you tossed it in the trash (ooh-ooh)
You tossed it in the trash, you did (ooh-ooh)
To give me all your love is all I ever ask
'Cause what you don't understand is

I'd catch a grenade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Throw my hand on a blade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I'd jump in front of a train for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
You know I'd do anything for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Oh, oh, I would go through all this pain
Take a bullet straight through my brain
Yes, I would die for ya, baby
But you won't do the same

No, no, no, no-oh
Uh

Black, black, black and blue
Beat me 'til I'm numb
Tell the devil I said "Hey" when you get back to where you're from
Mad woman, bad woman
That's just what you are
Yeah, you'll smile in my face then rip the brakes out my car (ooh-ooh)

Gave you all I had and you tossed it in the trash (ooh-ooh)
You tossed it in the trash, yes, you did (ooh-ooh)
To give me all your love is all I ever ask
'Cause what you don't understand is

I'd catch a grenade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Throw my hand on a blade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I'd jump in front of a train for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
You know I'd do anything for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Oh oh, I would go through all this pain
Take a bullet straight through my brain
Yes, I would die for ya, baby
But you won't do the same

(No) if my body was on fire
(No) ooh, you'd watch me burn down in flames
(No) you said you loved me, you're a liar
'Cause you never, ever, ever did, baby

But darling, I'd still catch a grenade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Throw my hand on a blade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I'd jump in front of a train for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
You know I'd do anything for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Ooh-ooh, I would go through all this pain
Take a bullet straight through my brain
Yes, I would die for ya, baby
But you won't do the same
No, you won't do the same
You wouldn't do the same




Ooh, you'd never do the same
No, no, no, no-oh

Overall Meaning

Bruno Mars’s “Grenade” tells the story of a man who is madly in love with a woman who doesn’t love him back. He sings about how he is willing to do anything for her, including catching a grenade, throwing his hand on a blade, or jumping in front of a train. The lyrics suggest that the woman has taken advantage of his love by taking everything he had without ever reciprocating it. He sings about how he gave his all to her, but she simply tossed it in the trash. Despite this, he would still be willing to die for her, while acknowledging that she would not do the same for him.


The lyrics of the song are poignant and powerful, perfectly capturing the pain of unrequited love. The imagery of catching a grenade, throwing a hand on a blade, or jumping in front of a train emphasizes the singer’s willingness to do anything to prove his love. The use of repetition throughout the song highlights the desperation of the singer’s love and his repeated efforts to win over the woman.


Overall, “Grenade” is an emotional song that focuses on the sacrifices we are willing to make for those we love. However, it also shows the heartbreak when our love is not reciprocated or appreciated. The song is a reminder that love can be painful and that we must be careful about who we give our hearts to.


Line by Line Meaning

Easy come, easy go, that's just how you live, oh
You live your life without any deep commitment or strong emotions, taking advantage of things as they come and letting them go just as easily.


Take, take, take it all, but you never give
You constantly take everything I have to offer, but you never give anything back in return.


Shoulda known you was trouble from the first kiss
I should have realized that there was a lot of trouble to come from the very beginning, from our very first kiss.


Had your eyes wide open
You were fully aware of everything that was happening, and you had an active role in taking advantage of me.


Gave you all I had and you tossed it in the trash (ooh-ooh)
I gave you everything I had to offer, but you just threw it away and treated it like it was worth nothing at all.


To give me all your love is all I ever ask
All I ever wanted from you was your love and commitment, and I hoped that you would be willing to give that to me.


'Cause what you don't understand is
It seems like you don't quite grasp the depth of my feelings for you, and what I'm willing to do in order to make you happy.


I'd catch a grenade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I would literally put my life on the line for you, even if that meant sacrificing myself for your sake.


Throw my hand on a blade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I would even injure myself, cutting off my own hand, in order to save your life or make you happy.


I'd jump in front of a train for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I would willingly risk being hit by a train or any other dangerous situation in order to protect you and keep you safe from harm.


Oh oh, I would go through all this pain
I'm willing to endure any amount of physical or emotional pain, as long as it means that you're happy and safe.


Take a bullet straight through my brain
I would even let myself be shot in the head if it meant saving your life or making you happy.


Yes, I would die for ya, baby
If it came down to it, I would be willing to give up my own life for you, just because of how much I care about you.


But you won't do the same
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like you have the same level of feelings for me, and you would not be willing to do the same things for me that I would do for you.


Black, black, black and blue
I feel bruised and beaten up, both physically and emotionally, as a result of the way you've treated me.


Beat me 'til I'm numb
You have hurt me so much that I don't even feel anything anymore - I'm just numb to it all.


Tell the devil I said "Hey" when you get back to where you're from
You are so cruel and mean to me that I would almost think that you're from hell itself, and I want you to know that I reject your behavior and won't be pushed around anymore.


Mad woman, bad woman
You are completely crazy and unhinged, and you take pleasure in making others suffer.


Yeah, you'll smile in my face then rip the brakes out my car (ooh-ooh)
You'll pretend to be nice and friendly to me, but then you'll do incredibly destructive things like sabotaging my car and putting my life at risk.


(No) if my body was on fire
Even if I was in the most dire and dangerous situation possible, you wouldn't lift a finger to help me out or come to my rescue.


(No) ooh, you'd watch me burn down in flames
Instead of trying to help me, you would actually take pleasure in watching me suffer and burn in a fiery disaster.


(No) you said you loved me, you're a liar
You have told me in the past that you love me, but given how poorly you've treated me and how little you seem to care about my well-being, it's clear that you were lying.


But darling, I'd still catch a grenade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Despite all the pain and suffering that you've caused me, I still have feelings for you and would do anything to keep you safe and happy, even if it puts me in danger.


Ooh-ooh, I would go through all this pain
I'm willing to go through any amount of emotional or physical pain if it means that I can keep you close to me and keep you safe.


No, you won't do the same
Unfortunately, it still seems like you have no intention of reciprocating my feelings and doing anything to help me or make me feel more loved.


You wouldn't do the same
Despite everything, I still want to believe in you and have hope that you might come around and start treating me better, but it seems increasingly unlikely.


Ooh, you'd never do the same
No matter how much I wish otherwise, the stark reality is that you simply don't care about me enough to risk sacrificing anything for my sake.


No, no, no, no-oh
I'm so frustrated and disappointed by how things have turned out between us, and I can't help but feel like a fool for ever having trusted you or given you so much of myself.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Andrew Wyatt, Ari Levine, Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Peter Gene Hernandez, Phillip Martin Lawrence

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@vibewithvalerie8018

- no boyfriend
- no ex-lover
- not in a relationship
But this song gave me pain

@eeeasaa3235

Valerie Love clone

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@erdogandemir857

8 year old me: Just listens and doesn't know what it means.

18 year old me : crying while listening.

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Mood

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