Graveyard
Halsey Lyrics


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It's crazy when
The thing you love the most is the detriment
Let that sink in
You can think again
When the hand you wanna hold is a weapon and
You're nothin' but skin

Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running, I keep running, I keep running

They say I may be making a mistake
I would've followed all the way, no matter how far
I know when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard

Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running when both my feet hurt
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
Oh, when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard (no, oh)

You look at me (look at me)
With eyes so dark, don't know how you even see
You push right through me (push right through me)
It's gettin' real
You lock the door, you're drunk at the steering wheel
And I can't conceal

Oh, 'cause I've been diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running, I keep running, I keep running

They say I may be making a mistake
I would've followed all the way, no matter how far
I know when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard

Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running when both my feet hurt
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
Oh, when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard

Oh, it's funny how
The warning signs can feel like they're butterflies

Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running when both my feet hurt
I won't stop 'til I get where you are




Oh, when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard

Overall Meaning

Halsey's song "Graveyard" is a pop ballad with a deep meaning. The lyrics describe a toxic relationship in which the singer is in love with someone who hurts them emotionally or physically. The song opens with the unsettling realization that the thing which the singer loves the most is causing them harm. The singer acknowledges that they cannot help but continue to pursue the relationship, despite the harm it is causing. The second verse ominously describes a scene in which the love interest locks the singer out of the car while drunk and behind the wheel, suggesting that things have escalated to a dangerous level.


Throughout the song, Halsey sings about her unrelenting love for her partner, demonstrating the lengths she would go to for him, even if it means following him into his darkest moments. The chorus is particularly poignant, with Halsey singing about digging herself deeper, running with feet that hurt, and following her beloved all the way to the graveyard. She acknowledges that others may see her behavior as a mistake, but she remains steadfast in her pursuit of love, despite the costs.


In summary, "Graveyard" is a deeply introspective song about toxic relationships and the unfortunate tendency to pursue them even when things are bad. Halsey's lyrics evoke a sense of desperation and obsession, showcasing how people can be blinded by their love for someone who ultimately harms them.


Line by Line Meaning

It's crazy when
It's hard to believe when


The thing you love the most is the detriment
The thing you love the most is hurting you


Let that sink in
Think about it


You can think again
Reflect on your thoughts once more


When the hand you wanna hold is a weapon and
When the person you love is hurting you


You're nothin' but skin
You feel weak and exposed


Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I keep making things worse for myself


I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I won't give up until I am with you


I keep running, I keep running, I keep running
I keep trying my best


They say I may be making a mistake
Others think I might be wrong


I would've followed all the way, no matter how far
I would have done anything for you


I know when you go down all your darkest roads
I know when you're struggling


Oh, it's funny how
It's ironic that


The warning signs can feel like they're butterflies
The warning signs can be easy to ignore


You look at me (look at me)
You stare at me


With eyes so dark, don't know how you even see
You have dark eyes that are hard to read


You push right through me (push right through me)
You ignore me and push past me


It's gettin' real
Things are getting serious


You lock the door, you're drunk at the steering wheel
You're driving drunk and locking me out


And I can't conceal
I can't hide my feelings


Oh, I've been diggin' myself down deeper
I've been making things worse for myself


I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I won't give up until I am with you


When both my feet hurt
Even when I'm in pain


I would've followed all the way to the graveyard
I would have gone to the ends of the earth for you




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Amy Allen, Ashley Frangipane, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K Johnson, Louis Bell, Mark Williams, Stefan Johnson

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@user-cw4bv5iz8s

It's crazy when
The thing you love the most is the detriment
Let that sink in
You can think again
When the hand you wanna hold is a weapon and
You're nothin' but skin
Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running, I keep running, I keep running
They say I may be making a mistake
I would've followed all the way, no matter how far
I know when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard
Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running when both my feet hurt
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
Oh, when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard (no, oh)
You look at me (look at me)
With eyes so dark, don't know how you even see
You push right through me (push right through me)
It's gettin' real
You lock the door, you're drunk at the steering wheel
And I can't conceal
Oh, 'cause I've been diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running, I keep running, I keep running
They say I may be making a mistake
I would've followed all the way, no matter how far
I know when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard
Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running when both my feet hurt
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
Oh, when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard
Oh, it's funny how
The warning signs can feel like they're butterflies
Oh, 'cause I keep diggin' myself down deeper
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
I keep running when both my feet hurt
I won't stop 'til I get where you are
Oh, when you go down all your darkest roads
I would've followed all the way to the graveyard



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@modern_lyricist6035

Passed time
Smashed thoughts
Wish to shine
İn the shadow of the pain
Colors faded
Feelings died
Saved from
Dimmed rooms

Falling you
Rainy night
Bloomed again
Feel the rain
Before long
Turned black
Again
İmbed rose
İn my soul
Pumped you
To my heart
Seeing dream
Bloom again
İn graveyard



All comments from YouTube:

@iiTrendyz

"It's funny how the warning signs can feel like they're butterflies". She really wrote that poetic lyric. Amazing.

@shayily2553

Sooo beautiful

@czech9076

Jon Bellion actually wrote this song, he’s also wrote for Eminem, Jason DeRulo, Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez and many more. You should check him out, he’s an absolute musical genius!

@iiTrendyz

@Ian Kocourek Thank u!! I've heard of Jon Bellion, I think he's worked or is friends with a band called BTS. I will check him out now, thanks :)

@jennac8248

That particular verse came from her mother. Saw it in an interview. When she went through a break up (didn’t say which) her mother told her that feeling you get like they’re butterflies is a warning that that person is not meant for you. You keep looking for the next fix over and over. You should be safe with the person you are with.
Capital FM I believe it was. The interview.

@rileybones3750

HALSEY is an amazing songwriter, she really leaves all her emotions on the pages.

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@ellieevergreen6565

You know it’s a masterpiece when it’s creepy and beautiful and the same time

@tahoorasmk

wow

@notokayinmannyways2085

Hhe

@gamebeast6992

That's exactly how I would describe it.

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