Crazy
Gnarls Barkley Lyrics


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I remember when
I remember, I remember when I lost my mind
There was something so pleasant about that place
Even your emotions have an echo in so much space

Mm-hmm, hmm
And when you're out there, without care
Yeah, I was out of touch
But it wasn't because I didn't know enough
I just knew too much

Hmm
Does that make me crazy?
Does that make me crazy?
Does that make me crazy?
Possibly

And I hope that you are having the time of your life
But think twice
That's my only advice

Mm
Come on now, who do you
Who do you, who do you
Who do you think you are?
Hahaha, bless your soul
You really think you're in control?

Well
I think you're crazy
I think you're crazy
I think you're crazy
Just like me

My heroes had the heart
To lose their lives out on a limb
And all I remember, is thinking
I wanna be like them

Mm-hmm
Ever since I was little
Ever since I was little it looked like fun
And there's no coincidence I've come
And I can die when I'm done

But maybe I'm crazy
Maybe you're crazy




Maybe we're crazy
Probably

Overall Meaning

The song "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley is a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of what it means to be mentally unwell. The lyrics speak to the feeling of being out of touch with one's own emotions and the world around them, as well as the idea that perhaps this sense of disconnection and confusion is actually something that should be celebrated, rather than feared.


The opening lines of the song, "I remember when / I remember, I remember when I lost my mind," set the tone for what is to come. The singer is remembering a time when he felt completely overwhelmed and disconnected from reality, and there is a sense of longing in his voice as he recalls this experience. He goes on to describe the strange comfort he found in this place of madness, where even his emotions had an echo in an endless expanse of space.


The chorus of the song is perhaps the most well-known part, with the repeated refrain of "Does that make me crazy? / Possibly," suggesting that the singer is questioning whether his own state of mind is something that should be pathologized or celebrated. The bridge of the song brings in a note of caution, with the singer warning the listener to think twice before jumping headfirst into the world of madness.


Overall, "Crazy" is a powerful and thought-provoking song that explores the complexities of mental illness and the ways in which it can both isolate and connect us to the world around us.


Line by Line Meaning

I remember when
I remember, I remember when I lost my mind


There was something so pleasant about that place
Even your emotions have an echo in so much space


And when you're out there, without care
Yeah, I was out of touch, but it wasn't because I didn't know enough. I just knew too much


Does that make me crazy?
Does that make me crazy? Does that make me crazy? Possibly


And I hope that you are having the time of your life
But think twice, that's my only advice


Come on now, who do you
Who do you, who do you, who do you think you are? Hahaha, bless your soul


You really think you're in control?
Well, I think you're crazy. I think you're crazy. I think you're crazy, just like me


My heroes had the heart
To lose their lives out on a limb


And all I remember, is thinking
I wanna be like them


Ever since I was little
Ever since I was little it looked like fun


And there's no coincidence I've come
And I can die when I'm done


But maybe I'm crazy
Maybe you're crazy. Maybe we're crazy. Probably




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Brian Burton, Gian Reverberi, Gianfranco Reverberi, Thomas Callaway

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@xchroniclex4792

I remember when
I remember, I remember when I lost my mind
There was something so pleasant about that place
Even your emotions have an echo in so much space
And when you're out there without care
Yeah, I was out of touch
But it wasn't because I didn't know enough
I just knew too much
Does that make me crazy?
Does that make me crazy?
Does that make me crazy?
Possibly
And I hope that you are having the time of your life
But think twice, that's my only advice
Come on now, who do you, who do you, who do you
Who do you think you are
Ha ha ha, bless your soul
You really think you're in control
I think you're crazy
I think you're crazy
I think you're crazy
Just like me
My heroes had the heart to lose their lives out on the limb
And all I remember is thinking I want to be like them
Ever since I was little
Ever since I was little it looked like fun
And it's no coincidence I've come
And I can die when I'm done
But maybe I'm crazy
Maybe you're crazy
Maybe we're crazy
Probably



All comments from YouTube:

@voidunboxing5746

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@daviddanlov8641

its kinda sad how many like beggers are on this song

@dextro4863

I grew up with this song lmao

@neveragains5549

Vitamin same tho

@voidunboxing5746

Vitamin Same, I used to beg my mom for me to watch the music video.. the good old days

@PunkRockZombie205

I'm here from umbrella academy

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@LucyInTheSkyWithDiamonds69

"I remember when, I remember- I remember when I lost my mind..."

honestly the best lyrics for such a great song

@benjamindoverr3455

This song is SO well done. Written, performed, produced. The feel, the groove, the message. Great stuff.

@nickc6842

I love it

@josephbooker259

The writing does it for me

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