Good Luck Babe!
Chappell Roan Lyrics


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It's fine, it's cool
You can say that we are nothing, but you know the truth
And guess I'm the fool
With her arms out like an angel through the car sunroof

I don't wanna call it off
But you don't wanna call it love
You only wanna be the one that I call "baby"

You can kiss a hundred boys in bars
Shoot another shot, try to stop the feeling
You can say it's just the way you are
Make a new excuse, another stupid reason
Good luck, babe (well, good luck), well, good luck, babe (well, good luck)
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling
Good luck, babe (well, good luck), well, good luck, babe (well, good luck)
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling

I'm cliché, who cares?
It's a sexually explicit kind of love affair
And I cry, it's not fair
I just need a little lovin', I just need a little air

Think I'm gonna call it off
Even if you call it love
I just wanna love someone who calls me "baby"

You can kiss a hundred boys in bars
Shoot another shot, try to stop the feeling
You can say it's just the way you are
Make a new excuse, another stupid reason
Good luck, babe (well, good luck), well, good luck, babe (well, good luck)
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling
Good luck, babe (well, good luck), well, good luck, babe (well, good luck)
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling

When you wake up next to him in the middle of the night
With your head in your hands, you're nothing more than his wife
And when you think about me, all of those years ago
You're standing face to face with "I told you so"
You know I hate to say, "I told you so"
You know I hate to say, but, I told you so

You can kiss a hundred boys in bars
Shoot another shot, try to stop the feeling (well, I told you so)
You can say it's just the way you are
Make a new excuse, another stupid reason
Good luck, babe (well, good luck), well, good luck, babe (well, good luck)
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling
Good luck, babe (well, good luck), well, good luck, babe (well, good luck)
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling




You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling
You'd have to stop the world just to stop the feeling

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Good Luck Babe!" by Chappell Roan delve into the complexities of a tumultuous relationship that is filled with confusion, unrequited love, and ultimately, realization. The singer in the song is grappling with their feelings towards a partner who seems indifferent and unwilling to commit to a deeper emotional connection. The opening lines convey a sense of resignation and self-awareness as the singer acknowledges that they may be viewed as foolish for holding onto hope in a situation where the other person is not fully invested.


The chorus serves as a defiant declaration of independence and self-worth as the singer wishes their partner "good luck" in their quest to find fulfillment elsewhere. The repetition of the phrase "good luck, babe" seems to be a sarcastic farewell, suggesting that the singer recognizes the futility of trying to change the other person's behavior or emotions. The imagery of "stopping the world just to stop the feeling" conveys the intensity of the emotional turmoil and the impossibility of escaping it easily.


As the song progresses, the singer becomes more introspective, questioning their own role in the relationship and expressing a desire for genuine love and affection. The reference to kissing boys in bars and seeking temporary distractions reflects a sense of disillusionment and longing for something more meaningful. The line "I just need a little lovin', I just need a little air" encapsulates the singer's yearning for genuine emotional connection and fulfillment.


The final verse of the song takes a poignant turn as the singer reflects on the consequences of their partner's choices and the potential for regret. The mention of waking up next to someone else and facing the realization of missed opportunities underscores the bittersweet nature of relationships and the pain of unreciprocated love. The repeated refrain of "I told you so" conveys a mix of resignation, regret, and a sense of closure as the singer acknowledges the inevitability of the situation. Overall, "Good Luck Babe!" is a raw and introspective exploration of love, loss, and the complexities of human relationships.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Justin Drew Tranter, Daniel Leonard Nigro, Kayleigh Rose Amstutz

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