Woman
Harry Styles Lyrics


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"Should we just search romantic comedies on Netflix and then see what we find?"

La la la la la la la la (whoa)

I'm selfish, I know
But I don't ever want to see you with him
I'm selfish, I know
I told you, but I know you never listen

I hope you can see the shape that I'm in
While he's touching your skin
He's right where I should, where I should be
But you're making me bleed

Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la la
W-Woman
Woman
Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la la
W-Woman
Woman

Tempted, you know
Apologies are never gonna fix this
I'm empty, I know
Promises are broken like the stitches

I hope you can see the shape I've been in
While he's touching your skin
This thing upon me, howls like a beast
You flower, you feast

Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la la
W-Woman
Woman
Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la la
W-Woman
Woman





Woman!

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Harry Styles's song "Woman" depict a man who is admitting to his selfishness and jealousy over a woman he loves who is with someone else. The line "Should we just search romantic comedies on Netflix and then see what we find?" portrays his hopefulness for a romantic future with this woman. He then repeatedly declares his selfishness and desire for her, while acknowledging that he is not the one she is with. The lyrics expand on his feelings of emptiness and broken promises, and his struggle to witness her with someone else while he wishes to be the one touching her skin. The chorus focuses on the power and allure of this woman that he loves, with the repetition of the word "Woman" emphasizing her significance in his life.


The lyrics of "Woman" are vague enough to allow for interpretation by listeners, but they certainly portray the agony of being in love with someone who is in a relationship with someone else. The line "Apologies are never gonna fix this" suggests the difficulty in reconciling the pain and heartbreak that this man experiences. Particularly, his emphasis on the woman's skin underscores the depth of his love for her, and the effect that her mere touch and presence have on him.


Line by Line Meaning

Should we just search romantic comedies on Netflix and then see what we find?
Suggesting a frivolous activity to do together without making any real progress in their relationship.


La la la la la la la la (whoa)
Non-verbal, expressing a feeling of frustration or dissatisfaction.


I'm selfish, I know
Acknowledging a character flaw.


But I don't ever want to see you with him
Jealousy over someone else's relationship with the woman he desires.


I told you, but I know you never listen
Implying that the woman is not receptive to his advances or respectful of his feelings.


I hope you can see the shape that I'm in
Expressing distress or misery.


While he's touching your skin
Envious of their physical intimacy.


He's right where I should, where I should be
Desire to replace the other man in the woman's life.


But you're making me bleed
The woman's indifference or rejection is causing him emotional pain.


Tempted, you know
Admitting to being tempted by the woman.


Apologies are never gonna fix this
Suggesting that a previous conflict is not easily resolved.


I'm empty, I know
Feeling hollow or incomplete.


Promises are broken like the stitches
Implying broken trust or unfulfilled promises.


This thing upon me, howls like a beast
A metaphor for the pain and longing he feels.


You flower, you feast
The woman is a source of both pleasure and pain.


Woman
Addressing the woman, expressing his desires and frustrations.


Woman
Same as above, repeated for emphasis.


La la la la la la la la
Non-verbal, expressing a feeling of frustration or dissatisfaction.


W-Woman
A variation of 'woman', drawing attention to the word and increasing its impact.


Woman
Same as above, expressing his desires and frustrations.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
Written by: Alex Raymond Salibian, Harry Edward Styles, Jeffrey Nath Bhasker, Mitchell Kristopher Rowland, Ryan Thomas Nasci, Tyler Sam Johnson

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@pussydestroyer07

[Verse 1]
I'm selfish, I know
But I don't ever want to see you with him
I'm selfish, I know
I told you, but I know you never listen
[Pre-Chorus]
I hope you can see, the shape that I'm in
While he's touching your skin
He's right where I should, where I should be
But you're making me bleed
[Chorus]
Woman, woman (La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la)
Wo-woman, woman
Woman, woman (La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la)
Wo-woman, woman (Hey!)
[Verse 2]
Tempted, you know
Apologies are never gonna fix this (Hmm-mm)
I'm empty, I know
And promises are broken like a stitch is

[Pre-Chorus 2]
I hope you can see, the shape I've been in
While he's touching your skin
This thing upon me, howls like a beast
You flower, you feast
[Chorus]
Woman (Ah, ah, ah), woman (La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la)
Wo-woman (Hmm-mm), woman (Hmm-mm)
Woman (Dah-duh-dum, dah-duh-dum, dah-dah-dum)
Woman (La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la)
Wo-woman (Hmm-mm), woman
[Outro]
Woman



@dirtonmyknees

Lyrics:
Should we just search romantic comedies on Netflix and see what we find?

I’m selfish, I know
But I don’t ever wanna see you with him
I’m selfish, I know
I told you but I know you never listen

I hope you can see
The shape that I’m in
While he’s touching your skin
He’s right where I should
Where I should be
But you’re making me bleed

Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la la
W-woman
Woman
Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la la
W-woman
Woman

Tempted, you know
Apologizes are never gonna fix this
I’m empty, I know
Promises are broken like the stitches

I hope you can see
The shape I’ve been in
While he’s touching your skin
This thing upon me
Howls like a beast
You flower, you feast

(Instrumentals)

Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la
W-woman
Woman
Woman
Woman
La la la la la la la
W-woman
Woman

(Instrumentals)

Woman



All comments from YouTube:

@roses9497

Am I the only one who loves the part when he say "w-woman"

@tegtomlin8125

am i the only one who loves when he

@DeezNutz-ve8kf

Teg Tomlin PERIOD

@maitaneroyocivera7314

@@tegtomlin8125 yeah and when he also

@creamcookiez_1961

Nah everybody does

@waodenisrinasayyidahhidaya4160

no you are not the only one

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@glencocobing

ok but can we acknowledge the fact that he said yes to uploading the entire album here??? cuz that's just something several artists don't do lately, respect

@esther145

yes omg

@MyCutiepututie

It makes me respect him more and want to appreciate him just by buying it even though it's all here

@AndysamBlack

I bought it, but I still hear it here and on Spotify.

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