Comfort Crowd
Conan Gray Lyrics


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This hurt that I'm holding's getting heavy
But I'ma keep a smile on my shoulders 'til I'm sweaty
Beggin' on my knees
Screamin', "Someone come and help me"
But by the time they're there
I've already hid the body

My breath's gettin' short and I'm unsteady
Wellin' up in tears as I lay upon your belly
Telling you, "I'm fine I don't really need nobody"
But you say through a sigh
That I said that lie already

I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
Or mess that we make
Just company now

Comfort crowd
Comfort crowd

We rot, thinkin' lots about nothing
Yeah, I could spend a lifetime
Sitting here talkin'
And even if I cry all over your body
You don't really mind
Say you like your shirt soggy

Yeah, I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
Or mess that we make
Just company now

Comfort crowd
Comfort crowd

We mess around
And laugh too loud
And make the sounds
We try to hide when people are around
By blood we're bound
Through ups and downs
Through smiles and pouts
Comfort crowd
You can always count

Yeah, I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
Or mess that we make




Just company now
Comfort crowd

Overall Meaning

The song Comfort Crowd by Conan Gray is a heartfelt plea for companionship and understanding, delivered with a youthful and sincere earnestness. The lyrics speak to the loneliness and isolation that many people feel in today's fast-paced and digital society, and the need for human connection and support to help carry the weight of life's challenges. The singer finds themselves burdened by some unknown pain or hurt, which they carry alone until it becomes too much to bear. Despite their suffering, they put on a brave face and try to maintain their composure, even when it feels like the world is crushing them. They reach out for help, but often it seems to come too late, or not at all.


At the heart of the song is the idea that we all need a "comfort crowd" – a group of people who we can turn to for solace and reassurance when we feel lost or afraid. These people may not always have the answers or solutions to our problems, but simply their presence and kindness can make all the difference. In the end, the singer finds comfort in the unconditional love and support of a close friend or lover, who is willing to stay by their side through thick and thin. Despite the messiness and imperfection of their relationship, they know that they can count on each other, and that is all that really matters.


Line by Line Meaning

This hurt that I'm holding's getting heavy
The emotional pain I'm carrying is becoming overbearing


But I'ma keep a smile on my shoulders 'til I'm sweaty
I'll pretend to be happy until it's physically exhausting


Beggin' on my knees
I'm pleading for help


Screamin', "Someone come and help me"
I'm yelling for someone to come save me


But by the time they're there
Before anyone can arrive


I've already hid the body
I've already buried my pain inside


My breath's gettin' short and I'm unsteady
I'm losing control of myself


Wellin' up in tears as I lay upon your belly
Crying and seeking comfort in someone's embrace


Telling you, "I'm fine I don't really need nobody"
Insisting that I don't need anyone's help


But you say through a sigh
You respond with a breathy exhale


That I said that lie already
You remind me that I've said this before and it's not true


I just needed company now
All I wanted was some companionship in this moment


Yeah, I just needed someone around
I just wanted someone to be near me


Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
The specific activity doesn't matter to me


Or mess that we make
Even if we're not doing anything productive


Just company now
Just the human presence is enough


Comfort crowd
Finding solace and safety in a group of comforting individuals


We rot, thinkin' lots about nothing
We spend time together without purpose or direction


Yeah, I could spend a lifetime
I would be content to continue this indefinitely


Sitting here talkin'
Engaging in casual conversation


And even if I cry all over your body
Even if I become emotional and upset


You don't really mind
You tolerate and accept my vulnerability


Say you like your shirt soggy
You make light of the situation and find humor in it


We mess around
We joke and have fun


And laugh too loud
We have unbridled laughter


And make the sounds
We express ourselves freely without inhibition


We try to hide when people are around
We behave differently in front of others


By blood we're bound
Our close relationship is familial


Through ups and downs
We support each other through life's challenges


Through smiles and pouts
We continue to care for each other even during difficult times


You can always count
I can always rely on you




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Conan Gray, Daniel Nigro

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@kaity9480

producer: so what do you wanna do for this music video?

Conan: Well I was thinking that I could kill myself-

producer: whAt-

Conan: OH no I won't be killing me i'll just be killing another me y'know?

producer: confused staring



@idekhonestly2014

This hurt that I’m holding’s getting heavy
But ima keep a smile on shoulders ‘til I’m sweaty
Begging on my knees
Screamin’, someone come and help me
But by the time they’re there
I’ve already hid the body.



My breath’s gettin’ short and I’m unsteady
Wellin’ up in tears as I lay upon your belly
Telling you I’m fine
I don’t rlly need nobody
But you say through a sigh
That I said that lie already


I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don’t care what song that we play
Or the mess that we make
Just company now
Comfort crowd
Comfort crowd


We rot, thinkin’ lost about nothing
Yeah, I could spend a lifetime
Sittin’ here talkin’
And even if I cry all over your body
U don’t really mind
Say you like ur shirt soggy


Yeah, I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don’t care what song do we play
Or mess that we make
Just company now
Comfort crowd
Comfort crowd


We mess around
And laugh too loud
And make the sounds
We try to hide when people are around
By blood were bound
Through ups and downs
Through smiles and pouts
Comfort crowd
U can always count


Yeah I just needed company now..
Yeah, I just needed someone around.
Yeah, I don’t care what song do we play.
Or mess that we make
Just company now
Comfort crowd..<3



@alexairee

LYRICS

This hurt that I'm holding's getting heavy
But I'mma keep a smile on my shoulders 'til I'm sweaty
Begging on my knees
Screamin' "someone come and help me"
But by the time they're there
I've already hid the body

My breath's gettin' short and I'm unsteady
Wellin' up in tears as I lay upon your belly
Telling you I'm fine
I don't really need nobody
But you say through a sigh
That I said that lie already

I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
Or mess that we make
Just company now
Comfort crowd
Comfort crowd

We rot thinkin' lots about nothing
Yeah, I could spend a lifetime
Sitting here talkin'
And even if I cry all over your body
You don't really mind
Say you like your shirt soggy

Yeah, I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
Or mess that we make
Just company now
Comfort crowd
Comfort crowd

We mess around
And laugh too loud
And make the sounds
We try to hide when people are around
By blood we're bound
Through ups and downs
Their smiles and pouts
Comfort crowd
You can always count

Yeah, I just needed company now
Yeah, I just needed someone around
Yeah, I don't care what song that we play
Or mess that we make
Just company now
Comfort crowd



All comments from YouTube:

@kitkat2726

the song: 🥰😇
the music video: 💀☠️

@theartgoose

It really be like that☠️😂

@leak.9822

the song is more like 😔😭... at least the acoustic / original version xD

@ervinpuac8959

True 😂

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@Kklaraczek

conan live: Soft boy, kind, loves everybody

conan in music video: burying his own body, getting more psychotic, hanging with his dead self

@lexusfranks8787

@@MarcelReuling stfu

@connorrrj02

Lovely Pineapple haha frrr

@pinkpanther8147

Dead Conan: falls out of his seat
Alive Conan: rude. we don’t sleep at the dinner table.

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