Cooler Than Me
Cooler Than Me - Mike Posner Lyrics


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If I could write you a song to make you fall in love
I would already have you up under my arm
I used up all my tricks, I hope that you like this
But, you probably won't, you think you're cooler than me
You got designer shades just to hide your face
And you wear 'em around like you're cooler than me
And you never say hey, or remember my name
And it's probably 'cause you think you're cooler than me

You got your high brow, shoes on your feet
And you wear 'em around like it ain't shit
But you don't know the way that you look
When your steps make that much noise

Shh, I got you all figured out
You need everyone's eyes just to feel seen
Behind your make up nobody knows who you even are
Who do you think that you are

If I could write you a song to make you fall in love
I would already have you up under my arm
I used up all-of my tricks, I hope that you like this
But, you probably won't, you think you're cooler than me
You got designer shades just to hide your face
And you wear 'em around like you're cooler than me
And you never say hey, or remember my name
And it's probably 'cause you think you're cooler than me

You got your high brow, switchin' your walk
And you don't even look when you pass by
But you don't know the way that you look
When your steps make that much noise

Shh, I got you all figured out
You need everyone's eyes just to feel seen
Behind your make up nobody knows who you even are
Who do you think that you are

'Cause it's your scene (it's your scene)
You got no doubt
But-we all see
You got your head in the clouds

If I could write you a song to make you fall in love
I would already have you up under my arm
I used up all-of my tricks, I hope that you like this
But, you probably won't, you think you're cooler than me
You got designer shades just to hide your face
And you wear 'em around like you're cooler than me




And you never say hey, or remember my name
And it's probably 'cause you think you're cooler than me

Overall Meaning

In “Cooler Than Me”, Mike Posner tells the story of a girl who believes she is too cool to talk to him. He sings about how she wears designer shades to hide her face and observes that she thinks she's better than him because she never says hello or remembers his name. Posner uses his lyrics to not only criticize the woman but also to address the shallow qualities of celebrity culture. He points out how the girl needs everyone's eyes just to feel seen and how she doesn't recognize herself. He suggests that the girl only cares about status and things that look good on the surface, but he sees through this shallow facade.


The song is written in a conversation-style that makes it relatable to a broad audience. Posner appeals to the listener's senses by vividly describing the girl's materialistic and superficial behavior. The chorus, "You got designer shades just to hide your face," expresses how he feels that the girl is hiding her true self behind her accessories. Posner also emphasizes the noise made by the girl's shoes to criticize how society judges and demonstrates a lack of modesty. In general, the song is about how people are judged for their appearances rather than for their personalities.


Line by Line Meaning

If I could write you a song to make you fall in love
I wish I could impress you with a love song


I would already have you up under my arm
I would have been with you already


I used up all my tricks, I hope that you like this
I have done all that I possibly can to impress you


But, you probably won't, you think you're cooler than me
I am almost certain that you won't like me because you think you're better than me


You got designer shades just to hide your face
You wear sunglasses to avoid people and attention


And you wear 'em around like you're cooler than me
You flaunt your sunglasses as if they make you cooler than me


And you never say hey, or remember my name
You never say hi or acknowledge me by name


And it's probably 'cause you think you're cooler than me
Your arrogance makes you think that you're better than me


You got your high brow, shoes on your feet
You are very confident and stylish


And you wear 'em around like it ain't shit
And you don't care what others think about your style


But you don't know the way that you look
You are not aware of how you appear or look


When your steps make that much noise
Your steps are loud, and it draws attention to you


Shh, I got you all figured out
I know everything about you


You need everyone's eyes just to feel seen
You crave attention and want to be seen by everyone


Behind your makeup nobody knows who you even are
You hide your true self behind your makeup


Who do you think that you are
Why do you think you're better than everyone else?


You got no doubt
You are very confident


But-we all see
But everyone else can see through your facade


You got your head in the clouds
You have unrealistic expectations and are out of touch with reality




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Eric Holljes, Mike Posner

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