Genesis
Dua Lipa Lyrics


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In the beginning
God created Heaven and Earth
For what it's worth, I think that he might've created you first
Just my opinion
Your body is the one paradise that I wanna fly to
Every day and every night

I've been sick and tired of running
Chasing all of the flashing lights
These late nights don't mean nothing
So I just wanna apologize
I'm sorry, so sorry
I'm sorry, yeah

I need your love
And I'm dying for the rush
'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I need your touch
This is getting serious
Tell me that it's not the end of us
How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we go back to the beginning?
Without you, I've got no air to breathe in
How can we go back to the beginning?

Don't matter what's written
We can start all over again, all over again
Oh, how can I get you all over my skin?
My deep intuition tells me that I'm doing you wrong
If I don't come home
Just say you forgive me and don't let me go

I've been sick and tired of running
Chasing all of the flashing lights
These late nights don't mean nothing
So I just wanna apologize
I'm sorry, so sorry
I'm sorry, yeah

I need your love
And I'm dying for the rush
'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I need your touch
This is getting serious
Tell me that it's not the end of us
How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we go back to the beginning?
Without you, I've got no air to breathe in
How can we go back to the beginning?

You know, I roar like a lion
For you, you know I'll keep trying 'til the sun stops rising

I need your love
And I'm dying for the rush
'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I need your touch
This is getting serious
Tell me that it's not the end of us
How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we go back to the beginning?




Without you, I've got no air to breathe in
How can we go back to the beginning?

Overall Meaning

"Genesis" by Dua Lipa is an emotionally-charged song about the need for love and the desire to start over when things go wrong in a relationship. The opening lines nod towards the creation story in the Bible, with the reference to God creating Heaven and Earth. The singer believes that if there is one thing that might have been created before all of these things, it is her lover. Her lover is like paradise to her, a perfect destination that she wants to fly to every day and every night.


The second verse continues the theme of the singer's dissatisfaction with her life without this person, as she realizes that all the flashing lights and late nights that seemed so exciting before, now mean nothing to her. She feels the need to apologize for her actions in order to regain her lover's trust. She is desperate for their love and touch as her heart is incomplete without them.


The chorus becomes a plea for their lover to give them another chance, starting anew and going back to the beginning. The singer is willing to try as hard as she can to fix things between them, even if it means roaring like a lion. The song ends with the singer affirming her need for her lover, her desire for a fresh start and her willingness to do whatever it takes to make things right.


Line by Line Meaning

In the beginning
The start of everything


God created Heaven and Earth
God made everything in the world


For what it's worth, I think that he might've created you first
I think you are the most important thing in the world


Your body is the one paradise that I wanna fly to
I am attracted to you


Every day and every night
All the time


I've been sick and tired of running
I am tired of chasing things that do not matter


Chasing all of the flashing lights
Chasing materialistic things


These late nights don't mean nothing
Going out and partying does not fulfill me


So I just wanna apologize
I am sorry for my actions


I'm sorry, so sorry
I am very apologetic


I need your love
I want your affection and attention


And I'm dying for the rush
I need excitement and adrenaline


'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I am emotionally unfulfilled


I need your touch
I want your physical intimacy


This is getting serious
Our relationship is important and meaningful to me


Tell me that it's not the end of us
Assure me that we can work through our problems


How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we start over?


Without you, I've got no air to breathe in
I cannot live without you


Don't matter what's written
Our destiny is not predetermined


We can start all over again, all over again
We can have a fresh start


Oh, how can I get you all over my skin?
I want to feel your touch all over my body


My deep intuition tells me that I'm doing you wrong
I know I am not treating you right


If I don't come home
If I do not return


Just say you forgive me and don't let me go
Please forgive me and do not leave me


You know, I roar like a lion
I am strong and fierce


For you, you know I'll keep trying 'til the sun stops rising
I will never give up on you




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Andreas Schuller, Clarence Coffee, Dua Lipa, Ferras Alqaisi, Sarah Hudson

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@wellidaiane1

Genesis
Dua Lipa

In the beginning
God created Heaven and Earth
For what it's worth, I think that he might've created you first
Just my opinion
Your body is the one paradise that I wanna fly to
Every day and every night

I've been sick and tired of running
Chasing all of the flashing lights
These late nights don't mean nothing
So I just wanna apologize
I'm sorry, so sorry
I'm sorry, yeah

I need your love
And I'm dying for the rush
'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I need your touch
This is getting serious
Tell me that it's not the end of us
How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we go back to the beginning?
Without you, I’ve got no air to breathe in
How can we go back to the beginning?

Don’t matter what’s written
We can start all over again, all over again
Oh, how can I get you all over my skin?
My deep intuition tells me that I'm doing you wrong
If I don't come home
Just say you forgive me and don't let me go

I've been sick and tired of running
Chasing all of the flashing lights
These late nights don't mean nothing
So I just wanna apologize
I'm sorry, so sorry
I'm sorry, yeah

I need your love
And I'm dying for the rush
'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I need your touch
This is getting serious
Tell me that it's not the end of us
How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we go back to the beginning?
Without you, I’ve got no air to breathe in
How can we go back to the beginning?

You know, I roar like a lion
For you, you know I'll keep trying 'til the sun stops rising

I need your love
And I'm dying for the rush
'Cause my heart ain't got enough
I need your touch
This is getting serious
Tell me that it's not the end of us

How can we go back to the beginning?
How can we go back to the beginning?
Without you, I’ve got no air to breathe in
How can we go back to the beginning?



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@TylerOakley

this is just so great

@BryanDough211

Tyler Oakley Approved ✔️

@Courtz

Tyler Oakley yes it is i agree

@JessieMareeBath

Dang Tyler

@betyvega9850

So so so great❤️❤️❤️

@michelletorres4926

Tyler Oakley agree

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@JuanGomez-rv8lg

I love Future Nostalgia but i miss this Dua, amazing voice and performance

@junaidehsan5433

me too bro. this dua was great

@MegaGood5

I just miss her dark hair lol. But I love her then and now! FN is AMAZING

@02Bed

Same here mate, i think she used to sound so much more authentic here even FN sounds good, it's not the same.

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