Lover Lover
Jerrod Niemann Lyrics


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Well the truth,
Well it hurts to say,
I'm gonna pack up my bags
And I'm gonna go away
I'm gonna split
I can't stand it
I'm gonna give it up and quit
Ain't never comin' back
Girl but before I get to go and I got to say
I know you used to love me
But that was yesterday
And the truth I won't fight it
When the love starts burnin' you got to do what's right

Whoa lover, lover, lover,
You don't treat me no good no more
Whoa lover, lover, lover,
You don't treat me no good no more

Well the truth,
Yeah it hurts to say,
I'm gonna pack up my bags
And I'm gonna go away
I'm gonna split
I can't stand it
I'm gonna give it up and quit
Ain't never comin' back
Girl but before I get to go and I got to say
There was a time oh woman
When you used to shake it for me
Now all you do is just treat me cold
Ain't gonna take it no more
Gonna walk out the door

Lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me no good no more,
No good no more, more, more
Lover lover lover
You don't treat me no good no more

Yeah, yeah, yeah

Well I wait up for you almost every night
And I'm hurtin' so bad cause you don't treat me right
Oh woman oh woman you know I love you so but
You're so mean to me baby I'm walkin' out the door

Lover oh lover
Yeah, yeah
No good no more, more, more

I know you used to love me in every way,
But now I'm givin' it up
And I'm tired of cryin' babe
I can't stand it no longer
It hurts me to say,
But I'm packin' up my bags and goin' far away

Lover, oh lover, yeah, yeah
Lover, lover, lover,
You don't treat me no good no more
Lover, lover, lover,
You don't treat me no good no more
Lover, lover, lover,
You don't treat me no good no more




Lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me no good no more

Overall Meaning

The song “Lover Lover” by Jerrod Niemann is a catchy breakup song that describes a man’s decision to leave his lover with whom he had a toxic relationship. The song is driven by its memorable chorus that repeats the phrase “Lover Lover” multiple times. The song opens with the singer admitting that he has to leave his lover, even though it hurts him to say so. He packs his bags and decides to split away from his present life, insisting that he is never coming back. Despite knowing that she used to love him, he admits that the love has waned, and he is left with no choice but to move on.


The chorus is an anguished cry of desperation as the singer laments about how his lover doesn't treat him well anymore. He admits that there was a time when she shook it for him, but now she treats him coldly, leaving him disappointed and hurt. His lover is not meeting his needs, and each time he tries to reach out to her, he is left unfulfilled, and it's time for him to let go. Though it's clear from the lyrics that he still loves her, he has to do what's right and move on, which is the right thing for him.


Line by Line Meaning

Well the truth,
The upcoming statement is something he knows is true, but is difficult for him to say


Well it hurts to say,
The truth is painful for the singer to admit


I'm gonna pack up my bags
The singer is leaving and moving on from the situation


And I'm gonna go away
He is physically leaving the location and the relationship


I'm gonna split
He is leaving the relationship


I can't stand it
The current situation has become unbearable for the singer


I'm gonna give it up and quit
He is ending the relationship and giving up on trying to make it work


Ain't never comin' back
The singer has no intention of returning to the relationship once he leaves


Girl but before I get to go and I got to say
The singer has something he needs to say before he leaves


I know you used to love me
The singer acknowledges that the other person once loved him


But that was yesterday
The love is no longer present


And the truth I won't fight it
He knows the truth of the situation and will not try to deny it


When the love starts burnin' you got to do what's right
When a relationship is no longer working, it is best to end it and move on


Whoa lover, lover, lover,
The singer is addressing the person he was in a relationship with


You don't treat me no good no more
The singer feels he is no longer being treated well by the other person


Well the truth,
The same painful truth is repeated once again


Yeah it hurts to say,
This truth is still difficult for the singer to admit


There was a time oh woman
The singer is reminiscing about a past time when things were different


When you used to shake it for me
The other person used to show love and affection in a physical way


Now all you do is just treat me cold
The other person's behavior towards the singer has changed and is now distant and unaffectionate


Ain't gonna take it no more
The singer has reached his breaking point and can no longer tolerate the other person's behavior


Gonna walk out the door
He is leaving the relationship


Yeah, yeah, yeah
An exclamation of frustration or determination


Well I wait up for you almost every night
The singer is still trying to make things work, but the other person is not reciprocating


And I'm hurtin' so bad cause you don't treat me right
The other person's behavior towards the singer is causing him emotional pain


Oh woman oh woman you know I love you so but
The singer still loves the other person but recognizes that the relationship is not working


You're so mean to me baby I'm walkin' out the door
He has decided to end the relationship because of the other person's mistreatment of him


Lover oh lover
He is once again addressing the person he was in a relationship with


No good no more, more, more
The other person's behavior towards the singer has become intolerable and he can no longer continue the relationship


I know you used to love me in every way,
The other person used to be deeply in love with the singer


But now I'm givin' it up
The singer has decided to let go of the past and move on


And I'm tired of cryin' babe
The relationship has caused the singer emotional pain and he is ready to move on


I can't stand it no longer
The situation has become unbearable for the singer


It hurts me to say,
The truth of the situation is still painful for him to admit


But I'm packin' up my bags and goin' far away
The singer is leaving the location and the relationship and starting fresh


Lover, lover, lover,
The singer is addressing the other person one final time


You don't treat me no good no more
The singer is no longer willing to tolerate the other person's mistreatment of him


Lover, lover, lover,
A repeat of the previous line


You don't treat me no good no more
Reiterated that the singer is no longer willing to endure the other person's mistreatment of him


Lover, lover, lover,
Final repetition of the same line


You don't treat me no good no more
Final statement that the singer has decided to end the relationship due to the other person's mistreatment of him




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: DANIEL FRIEND PRITZKER

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Well the truth
Well it hurts to say
I'm gonna pack up my bags
And I'm gonna go away
I'm gonna split
I can't stand it
I'm gonna give it up and quit
Ain't never comin back
But before I get to goin' I've got to say
I know you used to love me
But that was yesterday
And the truth, I won't fight it
When the love starts burnin you got to do whats right

Woah, lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me no good no more
Woah, lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me no good no more

Well the truth
Yeah, it hurts to say
I'm gonna pack up my bags
And I'm gonna go away
I'm gonna split
I can't stand it
I'm gonna give it up and quit
Ain't never comin back
But before I get to going
There was a time oh woman
When you used to shake it for me
Now all you do is treat me cold
Ain't gonna take it no more
Gonna walk out the door

Lover, lover, lover
You dont treat me no good no more
No, no, more more more
Woah, lover lover lover
You don't treat me no good no more

Yea, yea, yea

Well I went with you on a starry night
And Im hurtin' too bad cause you dont treat me right
Woman oh woman
You know I love you so
You're just so mean to me baby Im walkin out the door

Lover oh lover
I know you used to love me in every way, but now I'm givin up
And I'm tired of cryin babe
I can't stand it no longer
It hurts me to say
I'm packin up my bags and goin far away
Lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me good no more
Lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me good no more
Lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me good no more
Lover, lover, lover
You don't treat me good no more



All comments from YouTube:

@kellysong2256

I think the upbeat tone of this song is because he is reclaiming his self-respect and he's happy to be done with a person who doesn't love or respect him!

@mystify4149

I agree

@genesis7552003

U no..my wife of 28 yrs still puts me down..she makes me feel worthless like I never did anything good..but I'm still here , trying to make it wrk?????!!!! I'm 45 man..and I'm tired of it..I don't want to leave because people will say I'm a coward, not taking care of my family... so I'm stuck, between being a good guy or a waste...she's actually been better now...I don't no WY... it's wen she drinks she puts me down...wen she sober, she freaking loves me.....I haven't had sex in months..... I'm ready to leave...I want touch,I linger for tough..I cannot live like this...I need a woman who loves and cares for me... that's all I want...I am not a cheater...I did in my younger days,of course, but I was naive, now I'm older....I just want a good woman to grow old with.......

@danielstone8388

@@genesis7552003 just need to man handle dat ass

@abadtarkovplayer6579

@@genesis7552003 My guy im married as well. Someone who loves you wouldn't treat you like that. If you want to save the relationship I would try couples counseling. If that doesn't work or even worse she won't even consider it. Then you have to do whats best for your self. You only have this one go at life. Don't spend it being miserable.

@msims8183

Absolutely 💯 right

@adamvyondandplotagonmaster7454

Right now I’m 20 years old I probably was around 4-5 when I started singing this song. One thing I remember was at a family reunion I sung this song on the karaoke machine when I was around 4-5. Honestly this is one of my childhood country music songs I loved the most. Honestly I can’t get it out of my head especially the lover, lover, lover, you don’t treat me no good no more line.

@dakotawalrod554

You were 7 lol so was i

@chardenner3147

This song got me through a horrible, ugly divorce some years ago. I still listen to it now, because I just LOVE that voice!

@1hemi843

That’s awesome that you’d bettered yourself and look back at those moments including this song as joy for you building stuff yourself. We very ugly for me as well. I look back knowing I was strong with what little I had that she didn’t take. Live on brother!

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