New Love
Dua Lipa Lyrics


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Now it's getting quiet here, now it's getting blue
And this baby ain't no fair, taking up my youth
You've been telling me some lies, I be thinking it's the truth
But I see it in your eyes, the things that you do

I don't wanna waste no time all alone
Want somewhere to go, something to call my own
And I ain't satisfied
Where to go?
Lost out on the road, washed up on the shore

And I've been through mountains and seas
Tryna get you to come back to me
And I've been far, and I've been so deep
Now I find it harder and harder to breathe
And I need some new love
New love, new love

Even though I've run away, I still come back
No there's nothing more to say, it's all been said
I've been trying to explain the things we hide
To all of my friends who say that I've gone mad

I don't wanna waste no time all alone
Want somewhere to go, something to call my own
And I ain't satisfied
Where to go?
Lost out on the road, washed up on the shore

And I've been through mountains and seas
Tryna get you to come back to me
And I've been far, and I've been so deep
Now I find it harder and harder to breathe
And I need some new love
New love, new love
And I need some new love
New love, new love

Easy come, easy go
Why are we living on, living on?
If we're not getting old, getting old?
Can we just let it go?
'Cause we're waiting for a miracle
Why wait for a miracle?

And I've been through mountains and seas
Tryna get you to come back to me
And I've been far, and I've been so deep
Now I find it harder and harder to breathe
And I need some new love
New love, new love




And I need some new love
New love, new love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Dua Lipa's song "New Love" are about a love that has gone stale, leaving the singer feeling restless and unsatisfied. The first verse describes how things have become quiet and blue, and how the baby (or relationship) is "taking up my youth." The singer feels that there have been lies told, but can see the truth in their partner's eyes.


In the chorus, the singer expresses their desire to find something new and not waste any more time alone. They feel lost and washed up, having been through mountains and seas (a metaphor for the difficulties in the relationship), and find it harder and harder to breathe. The need for new love is repeated, emphasizing the urgency of the situation.


The second verse reflects on the singer's attempts to explain the issues in the relationship to their friends. They feel like they're going mad trying to make things work. The chorus is repeated, with the addition of the line, "Easy come, easy go," suggesting that the singer is willing to let go of the relationship if it's not working. The final line, "Why wait for a miracle?" suggests that the singer is ready for a change and isn't willing to wait for something that may never happen.


Overall, the song is about the need for change and the desire for new love when a relationship has stagnated. It speaks to a universal experience of feeling trapped in a relationship that no longer feels fulfilling.


Line by Line Meaning

Now it's getting quiet here, now it's getting blue
The situation is becoming tenser and sadder


And this baby ain't no fair, taking up my youth
Being in this unhealthy relationship is wasting my time and youth


You've been telling me some lies, I be thinking it's the truth
The lies you've been telling me are beginning to sound like the truth


But I see it in your eyes, the things that you do
I can see the truth in your actions, even if you're denying it


I don't wanna waste no time all alone
I don't want to spend my time lonely


Want somewhere to go, something to call my own
I'm looking for a place or something that I can call mine


And I ain't satisfied
I'm not content with my current situation


Where to go?
I'm lost and unsure of where to turn next


Lost out on the road, washed up on the shore
I'm feeling lost and stuck, like I'm stranded on a deserted island


And I've been through mountains and seas
I've been through many struggles and difficulties


Tryna get you to come back to me
I've been attempting to win you back


Now I find it harder and harder to breathe
The situation is suffocating me and making it difficult to live


And I need some new love
I'm looking for a fresh start with someone new


Even though I've run away, I still come back
Despite trying to escape, I keep coming back to you


No there's nothing more to say, it's all been said
There's nothing left to talk about, we've already discussed everything


I've been trying to explain the things we hide
I've been attempting to reveal the secrets we keep hidden


To all of my friends who say that I've gone mad
My friends think I'm crazy for staying in this situation


Easy come, easy go
Things can be gained or lost easily


Why are we living on, living on?
Why are we still living this way?


If we're not getting old, getting old?
If we aren't aging, what's the point of staying stuck?


Can we just let it go?
Can we just move on and leave this behind?


'Cause we're waiting for a miracle
We are desperately hoping for a miracle to save our relationship


Why wait for a miracle?
Why should we wait for something that may never come?




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Downtown Music Publishing
Written by: Emile Haynie, Dua Lipa, Andrew Wyatt

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She had artistry right from the start. Maroon 5 tweeted about this song when she was not famous at all and said wow, they knew what was coming.

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