Wish
Diplo Lyrics


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Ooh, baby, what you wishin' for? (Wishin' for?)
Maybe you should wish it more (wish it more)
Maybe the world is yours (world is yours)
Maybe when it rains, it pours (keep on wishin')
I don't know how to wish anymore (keep on wishin')
I don't know how to wish anymore (I don't know how to wish anymore)
Or do I?
Wish you'd get out my face, might go MIA
Might just blow my brain, I'd be Kurt Cobain
I can't feel my face, I can't feel my face
I can't feel my face, I can't feel my face

I wish you would find your chill
'Cause Lord knows this shit get real
And for this price, you know you'd kill
Man, it's big brack, you know the deal
Man, it's big slatt, you know the deal
Draco a big dragon, fire, hell
Can't save me, man, save yourself
'Cause I do not need no help

Keep on wishin'
Keep on wishin'
Keep on wishin'
(Ooh-oh, oh-ah)

Ooh, baby, what you wishin' for? (Wishin' for?)
Maybe you should wish it more (wish it more)
Maybe the world is yours (world is yours)
Maybe when it rains, it pours (keep on wishin')
I don't know how to wish anymore (keep on wishin')
I don't know how to wish anymore (I don't know how to wish anymore)
Or do I?

Wish you'd get out my face, might go MIA
Might just blow my brain, I'd be Kurt Cobain




I can't feel my face, I can't feel my face
I can't feel my face, I can't feel my face

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Diplo's song "Wish" delve into themes of uncertainty and confusion within oneself. The opening lines ask, "Ooh, baby, what you wishin' for? / Maybe you should wish it more / Maybe the world is yours / Maybe when it rains, it pours." The repetition of the phrase "keep on wishin'" highlights the internal struggle of not knowing how to move forward or what to wish for. The next lines suggest a desire for escape or release, "I wish you'd get out my face, might go MIA / Might just blow my brain, I'd be Kurt Cobain / I can't feel my face." Here, the imagery of blowing one's brains out and referencing the late Kurt Cobain alludes to self-destructive tendencies and a desire to escape reality.


The lyrics also touch on the pressure to succeed and the consequences that come with it, "Wish you would find your chill / 'Cause Lord knows this shit get real / And for this price, you know you'd kill / Man, it's big brack, you know the deal / Man, it's big slatt, you know the deal." The use of slang and colloquial language adds a sense of authenticity to the lyrics. The final lines, "Draco a big dragon, fire, hell / Can't save me, man, save yourself / 'Cause I do not need no help," suggest a reliance on oneself and a rejection of external help, again highlighting the theme of uncertainty and internal struggle.


Line by Line Meaning

Ooh, baby, what you wishin' for? (Wishin' for?)
Asking what is the person's wish or desire.


Maybe you should wish it more (wish it more)
Encouraging the person to have more faith in their wish and desire.


Maybe the world is yours (world is yours)
Suggesting that the person can achieve their goals and dreams if they believe in themselves.


Maybe when it rains, it pours (keep on wishin')
Encouraging the person to hold onto their dreams and desires even when things get tough, because things will eventually work out.


I don't know how to wish anymore (keep on wishin')
Admitting that the artist has lost hope and doesn't know how to keep dreaming or wishing.


I don't know how to wish anymore (I don't know how to wish anymore)
Repeating the line to emphasize the singer's hopelessness and loss of faith in their dreams.


Or, do I?
Leaving the audience unsure of whether the singer truly doesn't believe in their wishes, or if they still hold onto hope deep down.


Wish you'd get out my face, might go MIA
Asking someone to leave them alone, because if they don't, the artist might go missing or disappear.


Might just blow my brain, I'd be Kurt Cobain
Suggesting that the artist is so overwhelmed that they might have a breakdown similar to that of Kurt Cobain, the late frontman of Nirvana.


I can't feel my face, I can't feel my face
Expressing the artist's numbness and detachment from their emotions and surroundings.


Wish you would find your chill
Asking someone to calm down and stop causing problems or stress.


'Cause Lord knows this shit get real
Acknowledging that the situation is difficult and intense, and that the artist is struggling to cope.


And for this price, you know you'd kill
Suggesting that the person would do whatever it takes to achieve their desires, even if it means hurting themselves or others.


Man, it's big brack, you know the deal
Referring to a big payout or high stakes situation, implying that the consequences of achieving one's desires are severe.


Man, it's big slatt, you know the deal
Continuing to reference the high stakes and potential danger of the situation.


Draco a big dragon, fire, hell
Using a metaphor to describe the power and danger of the situation, comparing it to a mythical dragon that breathes fire and embodies hellish themes.


Can't save me, man, save yourself
Acknowledging that the person cannot rescue the artist from their current situation, and urging them to focus on their own survival instead.


'Cause I do not need no help
Asserting that the singer is capable of handling the situation on their own, and does not require assistance or support.


Keep on wishin'
Repeating the main theme of the song, encouraging people to keep believing in their dreams and desires despite difficulties.


(Ooh-oh, oh-ah)
Repeating a melodic phrase to add emphasis and emotional weight to the end of the song.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Hipgnosis Songs Group, Cloud9
Written by: Boaz De Jong, Michael White II, Robin Peters, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Wyatt Charles Bamford Sanders

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@Diplo

I met trippie at a party in la. he was like me kinda chilling on the side and I was really intersted in making a song.. we traded a few calls and linked up in the studio one day and made wish..

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