doN'T StArT nOw
Dua Lipa Lyrics


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If you don't wanna see me

Did a full 180, crazy
Thinking 'bout the way I was
Did the heartbreak change me? Maybe
But look at where I ended up
I'm all good already
So moved on, it's scary
I'm not where you left me at all, so

If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you wanna believe that anything could stop me

Don't show up, don't come out
Don't start caring about me now
Walk away, you know how
Don't start caring about me now

Aren't you the guy who tried to
Hurt me with the word "goodbye"?
Though it took some time to survive you
I'm better on the other side
I'm all good already
So moved on, it's scary
I'm not where you left me at all, so

If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you wanna believe that anything could stop me

(Don't, don't, don't)
Don't show up, don't come out
Don't start caring about me now
Walk away, you know how
Don't start caring about me now ('bout me now, 'bout me)

Oh, oh
Don't come out, out, out
Don't show up, up, up
Don't start now (oh)
Oh, oh
Don't come out, out
I'm not where you left me at all, so

If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you wanna believe that anything could stop me

Don't show up (don't show up), don't come out (don't come out)
Don't start caring about me now ('bout me now)
Walk away (walk away), you know how (you know how)
Don't start caring about me now (so)

Oh, oh
Don't come out, out, out
Don't show up, up, up
Walk away, walk away (so)
Oh, oh
Don't come out, out, out




Don't show up, up, up
Walk away, walk away, oh

Overall Meaning

In "Don't Start Now," Dua Lipa sings about moving on from a past relationship and not wanting her ex-lover to suddenly start caring again. The opening lyrics express the confidence she has in herself despite going through a painful heartbreak. She mentions doing a full 180 and reflects on the way she was before. While she wonders if the heartbreak changed her, she notes that she's better off than where she started despite initial doubt. The chorus is a declaration that she's moved on and doesn't want her ex to try and come back into her life now that she's healing and dancing with somebody new.


In the second verse, she addresses her ex-boyfriend and reminds him of how he hurt her with his actions. She admits that it took some time for her to survive this heartbreak but emphasizes that she's better off without him. She repeats the chorus as a strong message to her ex-boyfriend, reminding him that he had his chance and lost it. The bridge is an extension of the chorus, with Dua Lipa repeating the message of "walk away" and not showing up or coming out again.


Overall, this song showcases Dua Lipa's confidence and resilience as she moves on from a difficult breakup. Through the lyrics, she empowers listeners to prioritize their own happiness and not let past love interests suddenly re-enter their lives.


Line by Line Meaning

If you don't wanna see me
If you want nothing to do with me


Did a full 180, crazy
I had a complete change of heart and mindset


Thinking 'bout the way I was
Reflecting on my past self and actions


Did the heartbreak change me? Maybe
Wondering if the painful experience of heartbreak transformed me


But look at where I ended up
But I've emerged even stronger and better


I'm all good already
I'm doing just fine without you


So moved on, it's scary
I'm completely over you and it's amazing


I'm not where you left me at all, so
I've moved on and you no longer have any power over me


If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you don't want to witness me enjoying myself with someone else


If you wanna believe that anything could stop me
If you truly think I can be held back in any way


Don't show up, don't come out
Don't try to reconnect or bother me


Don't start caring about me now
Don't act like you care when you had the opportunity to show it before


Walk away, you know how
Leave me alone, you already know how to do it


Aren't you the guy who tried to
Weren't you the one who attempted to


Hurt me with the word 'goodbye'?
Cause me pain by saying 'goodbye'?


Though it took some time to survive you
Although it was a struggle to recover from you


I'm better on the other side
I'm stronger and happier without you


Oh, oh
Vocalization


Don't come out, out, out
Stay away from me


Don't show up, up, up
Don't appear in my life


Don't start now (oh)
Don't try to reconnect or start over


Walk away, walk away (so)
Leave me alone, go away




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Emily Warren, Ian Kirkpatrick, Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa

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@jenietumaruc3568

Lyrics:
If you don't wanna see me

Did a full 180, crazy
Thinking 'bout the way I was
Did the heartbreak change me? Maybe
But look at where I ended up
I'm all good already
So moved on, it's scary
I'm not where you left me at all, so

If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you wanna believe that anything could stop me

Don't show up, don't come out
Don't start caring about me now
Walk away, you know how
Don't start caring about me now

Aren't you the guy who tried to
Hurt me with the word "goodbye"?
Though it took some time to survive you
I'm better on the other side
I'm all good already
So moved on, it's scary
I'm not where you left me at all, so

If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you wanna believe that anything could stop me

Don't show up, don't come out
Don't start caring about me now
Walk away, you know how
Don't start caring about me now ('bout me now, 'bout me)

Oh, oh
Don't come out, out, out
Don't show up, up, up
Don't start now (oh)
Oh, oh
Don't come out, out
I'm not where you left me at all, so

If you don't wanna see me dancing with somebody
If you wanna believe that anything could stop me

Don't show up (don't show up), don't come out (don't come out)
Don't start caring about me now ('bout me now)
Walk away (walk away), you know how (you know how)
Don't start caring about me now (so)

Oh, oh
Don't come out, out, out
Don't show up, up, up
Walk away, walk away (so)
Oh, oh
Don't come out, out, out
Don't show up, up, up
Walk away, walk away, oh



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This is what I be listening to when the homies arent around

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dont mommy and daddy pig like this song ?????

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Facts

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Darvin Jackson same

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