White Ferrari
Frank Ocean Lyrics


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Bad luck to talk on these rides
Mine on the road, your dilated eyes watch the clouds float
White Ferrari, had a good time
(Sweet sixteen, how was I supposed to know anything?)
I let you out at Central
I didn't care to state the plain
Kept my mouth closed
We're both so familiar
White Ferrari

Stick by me (good times), close by me
You were fine, you were fine here
That's just a slow body
You left when I forgot to speak
So I text the speech, lesser speeds, Texas speed, yes
Basic takes its toll on me, 'ventually, 'ventually, yes
Ah, on me 'ventually, 'ventually, yes

I care for you still and I will forever
That was my part of the deal, honest
We got so familiar
Spending each day of the year
White Ferrari (oh), good times

In this life (life)
In this life (life)

One too many years, some tattooed eyelids on a facelift
(Thought you might wanna know now)
Mind over matter is magic, I do magic
If you think about it, it'll be over in no time
And that's life

I'm sure we're taller in 'nother dimension
You say we're small and not worth the mention
You're tired of movin', your body's achin'
We could vacay, there's places to go
Clearly this isn't all that there is
Can't take what's been given
But we're so okay here
We're doing fine, primal and naked
You dream of walls that hold us in prison




It's just a skull, least that's what they call it
And we're free to roam

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Frank Ocean’s White Ferrari are layered with images and emotions. The song is about a relationship that fell apart and the sense of longing that follows. The opening line “Bad luck to talk on these rides” sets the tone for the song. It suggests that the relationship was tumultuous and that talking about it could make it worse. The singer seems to be reflecting on the past and how things have changed. The line “Mine on the road, your dilated eyes watch the clouds float” describes a moment of intimacy and vulnerability. They are on a ride together, and the singer notices their partner’s eyes are dilated, maybe from drugs or alcohol. The image of the clouds floating is a contrast to their shaky relationship. It suggests that despite everything, there are still moments of beauty.


The chorus of the song revolves around a white Ferrari. It is a symbol of their relationship, of the good times they had, and the memories that were made. The line “Stick by me, close by me, you were fine, you were fine here” suggests that being in the car together was enough. They didn’t need anything else. The singer admits that they made mistakes, but they still care for their partner. The line “I care for you still and I will forever, that was my part of the deal, honest” is a powerful declaration of love. The song ends with a dreamlike quality. The singer imagines another dimension where they are taller and free to roam. It is a poignant moment that suggests that despite everything, there is still hope.


Line by Line Meaning

Bad luck to talk on these rides
Talking during road trips is supposedly bad luck


Mine on the road, your dilated eyes watch the clouds float
I am driving while you watch the clouds with eyes wide open and dilated


White Ferrari, had a good time
Driving a white Ferrari was a good experience


(Sweet sixteen, how was I supposed to know anything?)
I was young and naive back then, how could I have known better?


I let you out at Central
I dropped you off at Central


I didn't care to state the plain
I didn't feel the need to state the obvious


Kept my mouth closed
I refrained from speaking


We're both so familiar
We both know each other well


White Ferrari
Referring to the white Ferrari again


Stick by me (good times), close by me
Be there for me during good times, stay close to me


You were fine, you were fine here
You were doing okay here


That's just a slow body
Referring to the car as having a slow engine


You left when I forgot to speak
You left me when I stopped communicating


So I text the speech, lesser speeds, Texas speed, yes
I communicated through text messaging while driving at slower speeds in Texas


Basic takes its toll on me, 'ventually, 'ventually, yes
Leading a basic life is taking a toll on me eventually


Ah, on me 'ventually, 'ventually, yes
It's taking a toll on me eventually


I care for you still and I will forever
I still care for you and I always will


That was my part of the deal, honest
I promised to care for you and I am staying true to my word


We got so familiar
We got to know each other so well


Spending each day of the year
We spend every day together


White Ferrari (oh), good times
Referring to the white Ferrari again, having good times in it


In this life (life)
Referring to the current life in which we are living


In this life (life)
Repeating the same reference to the current life


One too many years, some tattooed eyelids on a facelift
I have aged and have had some cosmetic procedures


(Thought you might wanna know now)
Just thought you should know


Mind over matter is magic, I do magic
Mental strength can be magical, and I am capable of utilizing it


If you think about it, it'll be over in no time
Time passes by quickly when you are not thinking about it


And that's life
That's just how life is


I'm sure we're taller in 'nother dimension
I believe that we are taller in another dimension


You say we're small and not worth the mention
You think we are insignificant and not worth discussing


You're tired of movin', your body's achin'
You are tired of moving and your body is hurting


We could vacay, there's places to go
We could take a vacation and visit different places


Clearly this isn't all that there is
There is more to life than what we are currently experiencing


Can't take what's been given
We cannot take for granted what we have been given


But we're so okay here
But we are content with our current situation


We're doing fine, primal and naked
We are doing well in our simple, natural state


You dream of walls that hold us in prison
You fear being trapped in a confined space


It's just a skull, least that's what they call it
The human skull is just a bone structure that houses the brain


And we're free to roam
We have the liberty to explore and travel without any restrictions




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Christopher Breaux, James Ho, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Kanye West

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@desmondwaves

you will heal, don’t worry buddy.
everything takes time.
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Lyrics

Bad luck to talk on these rides
Mind on the road, your dilated eyes
Watch the clouds float, white Ferrari
Had a good time
(Sweet 16, how was I supposed to know anything?
I let you out at Central
I didn't care to state the plain
Kept my mouth closed
We're both so familiar
White Ferrari, good times
Stick by me, close by me
You were fine
You were fine here
That's just a slow body
You left when I forgot to speak
So I text to speech, lesser speeds
Texas speed, yes
Basic takes its toll on me,
Eventually, eventually, yes
Ah, on me eventually, eventually, yes
I care for you still and I will forever
That was my part of the deal, honest
We got so familiar
Spending each day of the year, White Ferrari
Good times
In this life, life
In this life, life
One too many years
Some tattooed eyelids on a facelift
Mind over matter is magic
I do magic
If you think about it it'll be over in no time
And that's life
I'm sure we're taller in another dimension
You say we're small and not worth the mention
You're tired of movin', your body's achin'
We could vacay, there's places to go
Clearly this isn't all that there is
Can't take what's been given
But we're so okay here, we're doing fine
Primal and naked
You dream of walls that hold us imprisoned
It's just a skull, least that's what they call it
And we're free to roam



@andreabove95

Bad luck to talk on these rides
Mind on the road, your dilated eyes
Watch the clouds float, white Ferrari
Had a good time
(Sweet 16, how was I supposed to know anything?
I let you out at Central
I didn't care to state the plain
Kept my mouth closed
We're both so familiar
White Ferrari, good times
Stick by me, close by me
You were fine
You were fine here
That's just a slow body
You left when I forgot to speak
So I text to speech, lesser speeds
Texas speed, yes
Basic takes its toll on me,
Eventually, eventually, yes
Ah, on me eventually, eventually, yes
I care for you still and I will forever
That was my part of the deal, honest
We got so familiar
Spending each day of the year, White Ferrari
Good times
In this life, life
In this life, life
One too many years
Some tattooed eyelids on a facelift
Mind over matter is magic
I do magic
If you think about it it'll be over in no time
And that's life
I'm sure we're taller in another dimension
You say we're small and not worth the mention
You're tired of movin', your body's achin'
We could vacay, there's places to go
Clearly this isn't all that there is
Can't take what's been given
But we're so okay here, we're doing fine
Primal and naked
You dream of walls that hold us imprisoned
It's just a skull, least that's what they call it
And we're free to roam



@Pride317

Lyrics

[Verse 1]
Bad luck to talk on these rides
Mind on the road, your dilated eyes watch the clouds float
White Ferrari, had a good time
(Sweet sixteen, how was I supposed to know anything?)
I let you out at Central
I didn't care to state the plain
Kept my mouth closed
We're both so familiar
White Ferrari, good times

[Verse 2]
Stick by me, close by me
You were fine, you were fine here
That's just a slow body
You left when I forgot to speak
So I text the speech, lesser speeds, Texas speed, yes
Basic takes its toll on me, 'ventually, 'ventually, yes
Ahh, on me 'ventually, 'ventually, yes

[Verse 3]
I care for you still and I will forever
That was my part of the deal, honest
We got so familiar
Spending each day of the year
White Ferrari, good times
In this life (Life), in this life (Life)
One too many years
Some tattooed eyelids on a facelift
(Thought you might want to know now)
Mind over matter is magic, I do magic
If you think about it, it'll be over in no time
And that's life
(Love)

[Verse 4]
I'm sure we're taller in another dimension
You say we're small and not worth the mention
You’re tired of moving, your body's aching
We could vacay, there's places to go
Clearly, this isn't all that there is
Can't take what's been given (No way)
But we're so okay here, we're doing fine
Primal and naked
You dream of walls that hold us in prison
It's just a skull, least that's what they call it
And we're free to roam



@GabrielaAmanda

A boy introduced me to this song and Frank Ocean's music, he was all i've ever wanted, this was our song, out of 8 billions people in this world, we found each other in such a funny coincidence, too bad we broke up.

He did, however, taught me how love should feel like, but he also taught me how love could break you to pieces. Lost my heart when i started loving him, now we are strangers that might know each other's pasts a little too well because we used to live in each other's.

Sweet, sweet boy, if youre reading this, i forgive you, but i can never forget how i felt so betrayed with the truth i will never be ready to swallow.

You said you'd always be there for me, you'd always choose me and choose us, but you weren't there at nights when i needed you the most, you weren't there when i couldn't get up from the floor when i got drunk every night.

It's been a year since you broke my heart, but my heart only recognizes you as the boy who made it fluttered and provided it the warmth it needed. I'm sure we'd still be in love in another dimension, we weren't strong enough but we tried.

Closing the chapter of us a long time ago, but sometimes I still smile and giggle at the thought of us.



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@ebbtide4233

God im so lonely

@vaniajones7819

Ebbtide42 how come so many of us feel alone when there are so many of us feeling alone?

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Vania' Jones because too many of us are too afraid to uplift one another in fear of looking weak.

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Ebbtide42 Take that time being alone and learn how to evolve!!! On the same boat man take care

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