Don't Go Yet
Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes Lyrics


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Oh, my love, oh, yeah, yeah
I'm in love, yeah

I replayed this moment for months
Alone in my head waitin' for it to come
I wrote all your lines in the script in my mind
And I'd hoped that you'd follow it for once
I imagined myself in satin, the room was platinum and gold
I'd dance and catch your eye, you'd be mesmerized, oh
We'd find a corner there, your hands in my hair
Finally we're here, so why
Sayin' you got a flight, need an early night? No
Don't go yet

Oh yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet
Oh yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet
Oh yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet
What you leavin' for, when my night is yours?
Just a little more, don't go yet

Baby, don't go yet 'cause I wore this dress for a little drama
And I bet, I bet that you think that you know, but you don't, baby, come to mama
I get, I get what I want when I want, and I get it how I wanna-wanna
And I want you, baby, gotta get you, baby

We'd find a corner there, your hands in my hair
Finally we're here, so why
Sayin' you got a flight, need an early night, no
Don't go yet

Oh yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet
Oh yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet
Oh yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet
What you leavin' for, when my night is yours?
Just a little more, don't go yet

Dámelo
La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la (don't go yet)
La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la (don't go yet)

(Oh-no-no, don't leave yet)
(No te vayas, quédate) dale
(Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) ahora voy yo
(No te vayas, quédate)
(Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) stay a little longer
(No te vayas, quédate) know you really wanna
(Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) stay a little longer
(No te vayas, quédate) oh

Oh, yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet (oh)
Oh, yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet (oh, don't go yet)
Oh, yeah, don't go yet
Don't go yet (oh)
What you leavin' for, when my night is yours?
Just a little more
What you leavin' for, when my night is yours?
Yours, yours




What you leavin' for, when my night is yours?
Just a little more, don't go yet

Overall Meaning

"Don't Go Yet" is a song by Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello. The lyrics describe her longing for a person to stay with her for just a little bit longer as they have finally found each other after she has spent months imagining their first encounter. She replays the scene again and again in her mind, picturing herself in a beautiful satin dress, dancing with the person who has caught her eye. She is frustrated when the person says they have to leave, and she begs them to stay just a little bit longer. The chorus is catchy and captivating, with the repetition of "don't go yet" emphasizing her desperation for them not to leave.


The song's lyrics are sultry and playful, and they juxtapose with the upbeat and percussive Latin-inspired music. The song is an ode to dancing, with the rhythm of the music making it almost impossible to sit still. The horns, drums, and trumpets create a lively atmosphere, and they blend together to create a unique sound that perfectly complements the lyrics.


The song's music video is reminiscent of the colorful and vibrant world of Havana, where Cabello was born. The video features colorful outfits, scenes of dancing, and intriguing camera angles.


Line by Line Meaning

Oh, my love, oh, yeah, yeah I'm in love, yeah
The singer is expressing her love for someone in a playful way.


I replayed this moment for months Alone in my head waitin' for it to come I wrote all your lines in the script in my mind And I'd hoped that you'd follow it for once
The singer has been waiting for this moment for a long time and has imagined it many times in her head, hoping that things would go as she had planned.


I imagined myself in satin, the room was platinum and gold I'd dance and catch your eye, you'd be mesmerized, oh We'd find a corner there, your hands in my hair Finally we're here, so why Sayin' you got a flight, need an early night? No Don't go yet
The singer has imagined herself in an elaborate dance scenario with her lover, and can't understand why they would now want to leave.


Baby, don't go yet 'cause I wore this dress for a little drama And I bet, I bet that you think that you know, but you don't, baby, come to mama I get, I get what I want when I want, and I get it how I wanna-wanna And I want you, baby, gotta get you, baby
The singer is trying to convince her lover to stay by reminding them of how attracted they are to each other.


Dámelo La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la (don't go yet) La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la (don't go yet)
These are Spanish lyrics, urging her lover to give her what she wants.


(Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) (No te vayas, quédate) dale (Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) ahora voy yo (No te vayas, quédate) (Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) stay a little longer (No te vayas, quédate) know you really wanna (Oh-no-no, don't leave yet) stay a little longer (No te vayas, quédate) oh
These are more Spanish lyrics, with the singer urging her lover to stay and offering reassurance that they both want the same thing.


Oh, yeah, don't go yet Don't go yet (oh) Oh, yeah, don't go yet Don't go yet (oh, don't go yet) Oh, yeah, don't go yet Don't go yet (oh) What you leavin' for, when my night is yours? Just a little more What you leavin' for, when my night is yours? Yours, yours What you leavin' for, when my night is yours? Just a little more, don't go yet
The singer is repeating her plea for her lover to stay, questioning why they would want to leave when they could have more time together.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Camila Cabello, Scott Harris, Mike Sabath, Eric Frederic

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