Training Season
Dua Lipa Lyrics


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Are you
Someone that I can give my heart to?
Or just the poison that I'm drawn to?
It can be hard to tell the difference late at night

Play fair
Is that a compass in your nature?
Or are you tricky 'cause I've been there?
And baby, I don't need to learn my lesson twice

But if you really wanna go there
You should know I

Need someone to hold me close
Deeper than I've ever known
Whose love feels like a rodeo
Knows just how to take control
When I'm vulnerable
He's straight talking to my soul
Conversation overload
Got me feeling vertigo

Are you somebody who can go there?
'Cause I don't wanna have to show ya
If that ain't you, then let me know, yeah
'Cause training season's over

I try to see my lovers in a good light
Don't wanna do it just to be nice
Don't wanna have to teach you how to love me right
I hope it hits me like an arrow
Someone with some potential
Is it too much to ask for, who understands?

I need someone to hold me close
Deeper than I've ever known
Whose love feels like a rodeo
Knows just how to take control
When I'm vulnerable
He's straight talking to my soul
Conversation overload
Got me feeling vertigo

Are you somebody who can go there?
'Cause I don't wanna have to show ya
If that ain't you, then let me know, yeah
'Cause training season's over

Can you compete? Now is your time
Run when you hear that whistle blow
Are you on my team or stuck on the sidelines
Waiting for someone to tell you to go?
For someone to tell you to go
You should know I

Need someone to hold me close
Deeper than I've ever known
Whose love feels like a rodeo
Knows just how to take control
When I'm vulnerable
He's straight talking to my soul (if that ain't you, then let me know, yeah)
Conversation overload
'Cause training season's over





'Cause training season's over
Training season's over

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Training Season" by Dua Lipa reflect the singer's contemplation about the kind of love she desires and the challenges she faces in finding it. The first set of lyrics present a questioning and introspective tone as she wonders if the person she is drawn to is someone she can trust with her heart or just a toxic presence in her life. She struggles to differentiate between genuine intentions and deception, especially when emotions are heightened late at night. The lyrics highlight the internal conflict of trying to discern between a true compass of positivity in the person's nature or someone who may have ulterior motives due to past experiences.


In the following verses, Dua Lipa expresses her longing for a deep, genuine connection with someone who can understand and embrace her vulnerability. She craves a love that is intense and passionate, likening it to a rodeo where the partner knows how to take control while still speaking directly to her soul. The imagery of feeling vertigo emphasizes the dizzying effect of such intense emotions and conversations. The chorus repeats the question of whether the person she is interested in is capable of going to that deep, emotional level with her, indicating her reluctance to invest in someone who may not reciprocate her feelings.


As the song progresses, the lyrics delve into the singer's desire for a partner who can meet her emotional needs without her having to constantly teach or guide them in love. She hopes to find someone who naturally understands and fulfills her expectations, longing for a love that strikes her heart like an arrow and possesses the potential for a genuine connection. The repeated theme of needing someone to hold her close and understand her on a soul level emphasizes the depth of emotional intimacy she seeks in a romantic relationship.


The concluding verses with references to competing, being on the sidelines, and waiting for a signal to move forward symbolize the uncertainty and anticipation in relationships. Dua Lipa questions whether the person she is interested in is ready to step up and be an active participant in love or if they are content with remaining passive observers. The song ultimately conveys a sense of empowerment and self-awareness as the singer declares that the "training season" is over, suggesting that she is no longer willing to settle for anything less than a genuine, deep connection in her romantic endeavors.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Daniel Jack Harle, Steve Francis Richard Mastroianni, Yaakov Gruzman, Steve Francis, Tobias Macdonald Jesso, Martina Sorbara, Shaun Charles Frank, Caroline Allin, Kevin Richard Parker, Nick Gale, Dua Lipa

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